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Rivers’ future with Chargers beginning to receive scrutiny

Nov. 21, 2019 8:48 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers’ final five regular-season games after their bye this week could go a long way toward determining whether Philip Rivers will return next year. The franchise quarterback is in the final year of his contract with neither side indicating it’s...

Surging Ravens visit LA Rams for Monday night showdown

Nov. 21, 2019 8:44 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sean McVay and the Los Angeles Rams know what it’s like to redefine how the NFL looks at offensive football, so they appreciate what Lamar Jackson is doing this season with the Baltimore Ravens. The Rams aren’t exactly looking forward to seeing the latest innovations in...

The Latest: Jet with flaming engine safely returns to LAX

Nov. 21, 2019 8:29 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a plane that returned to Los Angeles because of an engine problem (all times local): 5:20 p.m. A Philippine Airlines jet with flames spurting from one engine has returned safely to Los Angeles International Airport shortly after takeoff. Ian Gregor of the Federal Aviation...

Teen used ‘ghost gun’ in California high school shooting

Nov. 21, 2019 7:31 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The 16-year-old boy who fatally shot two fellow students and wounded three others last week at a Southern California high school used an unregistered, untraceable “ghost gun,” Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Thursday. Villanueva told media outlets that...

Jet safely returns to LA airport after mechanical problem

Nov. 21, 2019 4:32 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An official says a Philippine Airlines jet returned to Los Angeles International Airport shortly after takeoff because of a mechanical problem. Airport spokesman Heath Montgomery says Flight 113 departed at 11:15 a.m. Thursday for Manila and landed again around noon. Montgomery says the...

From ‘Knives Out’ to Bond, Ana de Armas is on the rise

Nov. 21, 2019 1:19 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ana de Armas is fumbling with a packet of sugar and talking about her breakneck schedule on a recent afternoon in Los Angeles when her already enormous almond eyes widen even further. “Do I have avocado on my face?” she asks somewhat nervously. She doesn’t, but the...

Clippers edge Celtics 107-104 in OT with Leonard and George

Nov. 21, 2019 3:03 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and Lou Williams on the court, the Boston Celtics had to pick someone to leave unguarded. They chose Patrick Beverley and he made them pay. Beverley shined on both ends, playing his usual ornery defense while scoring 14 points and grabbing a career-high 16...

Taos Air to start charter flights to Los Angeles, San Diego

Nov. 21, 2019 12:16 AM EST

TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Taos Air has announced it will begin direct charter flights from Taos to Los Angeles and San Diego area. The company said this week it will start direct charter flight service to and from Hawthorne Municipal Airport in Los Angeles and McClellan-Palomar Airport in Carlsbad, California,...

Los Angeles boy, 5, killed in accidental shooting

Nov. 20, 2019 11:48 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say a 5-year-old boy has shot himself to death in an apparent accident while handling a gun. Authorities were called to a home in the Leimert Park neighborhood shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. The boy was pronounced dead at a hospital. Investigators are trying...

Video shows Lyft driver dragging woman from car

Nov. 20, 2019 11:40 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say they’ve cited a Lyft driver for misdemeanor battery after video showed him dragging a passenger out of a car. Alessandra Ward says she suffered a black eye, bruises and a possible concussion after the man pulled her from a car Tuesday in the city. She fell...