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Attorney Gloria Allred, lower left, listens as one of four Park Avenue Elementary School teachers talks about her experiences when a Delta Airlines jet dumped fuel over their school Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at a Los Angeles news conference Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The four plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Delta - Lisette Barajas, Laura Guzman, Mariana De La Torre and Anabel Samperio - appeared at the news conference but declined to be identified individually when they spoke. The teachers plan to file a lawsuit after a commercial airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area. (AP Photo/Stefanie Dazio)

California teachers sue after jetliner dumps fuel on schools

Jan. 17, 2020 11:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four teachers from a Los Angeles-area school sued Delta Air Lines on Friday, saying they were exposed to jet fuel when a plane with engine trouble dumped its fuel over a densely populated area, including several schools, while making an emergency return to the airport. At a news...

Reese Witherspoon participates in the Hulu

Witherspoon, Washington team in front of and behind camera

Jan. 17, 2020 6:41 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Tired of others influencing her career choices, Reese Witherspoon launched her own production company eight years ago. She has been calling the shots on both sides of the camera ever since, often in collaboration with other high-profile actresses. “I didn’t see a place...

FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2020, file photo, Al Pacino speaks at the

Pacino, De Niro among Producers Guild Awards presenters

Jan. 17, 2020 4:30 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Al Pacino, Robert De Niro and Melissa McCarthy are among the presenters for Saturday’s Producers Guild of America Awards. The guild announced Friday that other presenters include Jane Fonda, Taika Waititi, Laura Dern, Constance Wu and Kaitlyn Dever. The show will also for the...

Dodgers acquire INF Clayton Daniel from Cubs for RHP Sadler

Jan. 17, 2020 4:07 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired infielder Clayton Daniel from the Chicago Cubs on Friday in exchange for right-hander Casey Sadler. Daniel has been in the Cubs organization for two years, hitting a combined .290 with 72 runs scored and 36 RBIs across four different minor league levels....

Inland Valley Humane Society workers remove thousands of chickens from a rollover semi-truck at Grand Ave. underneath the 71 Freeway in Chino Hills, Calif., on Friday, Jan. 17, 2020. The truck loaded with chickens tipped onto its side early Friday, spilling birds out of cages and leaving others trapped in cages. (Watchara Phomicinda/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

Big rig crash spills load of chickens in Southern California

Jan. 17, 2020 2:03 PM EST

CHINO HILLS, Calif. (AP) — A truckload of chickens tipped onto its side on a Southern California freeway early Friday, spilling birds out of cages and leaving others trapped in cages. The big rig overturned shortly after exiting the State Route 71 freeway, the city of Chino Hills posted on its website....

Los Angeles Clippers forward Kawhi Leonard, right, drives around Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Los Angeles, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The Clippers won 122-95. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)

Leonard scores 32 as Clippers beat Magic 122-95

Jan. 17, 2020 2:34 AM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Adept at operating at whatever gear his team needs, Kawhi Leonard has been in selfish mode of late, and the Los Angeles Clippers are better for it. Leonard scored 32 points, Montrezl Harrell had 21 and the Clippers beat the Orlando Magic 122-95 on Thursday night. Leonard also had five...

This photo from video provided by KCBS-TV shows firefighters treating civilians outside a burning apartment building in Glendale, Calif., Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. The fire injured multiple people, including two firefighters who crashed through a collapsing first floor into the basement. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. (KCBS-TV via AP)

Firefighters, tenants injured in Glendale apartment fire

Jan. 17, 2020 1:59 AM EST

GLENDALE, Calif. (AP) — A fire in an apartment building in a Los Angeles suburb injured eight people Thursday, including two firefighters who crashed through a collapsing first floor and landed in the burning basement, authorities said. The fire firefighters suffered only minor injuries. News video showed...

Ex-LA deputy arrested on fake sniper shooting allegations

Jan. 16, 2020 8:23 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former Los Angeles sheriff's deputy who is accused of falsely reporting that he had been shot by a sniper was arrested Thursday, authorities said. Angel Reinosa was arrested during a traffic stop in Sylmar and was booked on suspicion of insurance fraud and filing a false police...

FILE - In this May 12, 2017, file photo, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca leaves federal court in Los Angeles after he was sentenced to three years in prison for obstructing an FBI investigation into abuses at the jails he ran. Baca was ordered Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, to report to prison by Feb. 5, 2020, to begin serving a three-year prison sentence for obstructing an FBI probe into corruption in the nation's largest sheriff's department. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)

Ex-Los Angeles sheriff to report to prison for corruption

Jan. 16, 2020 6:13 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca was ordered Thursday to report to prison by Feb. 5 to begin serving a three-year prison sentence for a corruption conviction. Baca, 77, who has been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease, has been free on bail while appealing his obstruction of...

The Stewart Detention Center is seen through the front gate, Friday, Nov. 15, 2019, in Lumpkin, Ga. The rural town is about 140 miles southwest of Atlanta and next to the Georgia-Alabama state line. The town’s 1,172 residents are outnumbered by the roughly 1,650 male detainees that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said were being held in the detention center in late November. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

AP visits immigration courts across US, finds nonstop chaos

Jan. 16, 2020 5:39 PM EST

LUMPKIN, Ga. (AP) — In a locked, guarded courtroom in a compound surrounded by razor wire, Immigration Judge Jerome Rothschild waits -- and stalls. A Spanish interpreter is running late because of a flat tire. Rothschild tells the five immigrants before him that he’ll take a break before the...