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Reports say LAPD was ill-prepared for protest violence

Apr. 09, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two reviews of the violence that surrounded last summer's police brutality protests say the LAPD wasn't prepared to react when peaceful demonstrations were marred by clashes, vandalism and looting. The reports released Friday found that poor planning...

Ray Lambert, D-Day survivor, WWII torch bearer, dies at 100

Apr. 09, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

Ray Lambert, the Army medic who survived multiple wounds on D-Day and was saluted by a president on the World War II battle's 75th anniversary, died on Friday. He was 100. Lambert died at his home in Seven Lakes, North Carolina, with his wife and daughter by his side,...

San Diego native Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in Padres history in 3-0 win over Texas Rangers

Apr. 09, 2021 23:02 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Diego native Joe Musgrove throws first no-hitter in Padres history in 3-0 win over Texas Rangers.

Williamson scores 37 points, Pelicans beat 76ers 101-94

Apr. 09, 2021 22:58 PM EDT

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Zion Williamson scored 14 of his 37 points in the fourth quarter and the New Orleans Pelicans held on to beat the Philadelphia 76ers 101-94 on Friday night. Williamson scored the first six points of the fourth quarter and eight of the Pelicans’...

Tatum's career-high 53 help Celtics top T-Wolves 145-136

Apr. 09, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum scored a career-high 53 points — including 18 in the fourth quarter and overtime — and the Boston Celtics held on to beat the Minnesota Timberwolves 145-136 on Friday night. It was the first 50-point game for the All-Star, who eclipsed...

Schwartz, O'Reilly each score 2, Blues beat Wild 9-1

Apr. 09, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jaden Schwartz and Ryan O'Reilly each scored twice as the St. Louis Blues beat the Minnesota Wild 9-1 on Friday night. Justin Faulk and Sammy Blais each had a goal and two assists, and Zach Sanford, Jake Walman and Ivan Barbashev also scored for the...

Honolulu police chief resigns after critical evaluation

Apr. 09, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

HONOLULU (AP) — Honolulu Police Chief Susan Ballard said Friday she would resign effective June 1, just days after she received a critical performance evaluation from the city's police commission. “The Honolulu Police Commission has been taking a more active role in...

Knicks rally late, snap Grizzlies' 4-game win streak in OT

Apr. 09, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — RJ Barrett scored 20 points, making a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 1:15 left in overtime, and the New York Knicks used a late rally to stun the Memphis Grizzlies 133-129 on Friday night. Alec Burks had nine of his 19 in overtime and Julius Randle recovered...

Rust scores 2, Crosby gets goal, 2 assists, Pens beat Devils

Apr. 09, 2021 22:51 PM EDT

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Bryan Rust scored two goals and Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists in leading the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-4 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Friday night. Jared McCann, Brian Dumoulin and Colton Sceviour also scored as the...

Acuña's 4 hits, including HR, lead Braves past Phillies 8-1

Apr. 09, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. had four hits, including a long two-run homer that gave Atlanta the lead, and made a leaping catch to support Charlie Morton's six strong innings, leading the Braves to an 8-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. Morton...