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Bour's 2 HRs power Angels past Reds 5-1 for 2-game sweep

Jun. 27, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Bour returned from his banishment to the minors with a slightly tweaked swing and a renewed hunger at the plate. With another huge game in his June power surge, both the slugger and his Los Angeles Angels are showing it's not too late to get something great out of their...

Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients

Jun. 26, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday with sexually assaulting 16 women at the student health center, the first criminal counts in a case that already has seen USC offer to pay $215 million to settle potentially thousands of...

The Latest: Ex-USC gynecologist hospitalized after arrest

Jun. 26, 2019 8:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on a former University of Southern California gynecologist charged with sexual assault (all times local): 5:15 p.m. Police say a former longtime gynecologist at the University of Southern California is in a hospital after he was arrested and charged with sexual assaults...

Angels' Ohtani throws off mound for 1st time since surgery

Jun. 26, 2019 8:14 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani threw off a mound Wednesday for the first time since undergoing Tommy John surgery, taking another significant step in his return to pitching for the Los Angeles Angels next season. About four hours after Ohtani threw 40 pitches off a mound and made 70 additional throws...

Escobar, Dyson power Diamondbacks past Dodgers , 8-2

Jun. 26, 2019 8:06 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks figured the best approach against a pitcher in his major league debut was to come out aggressive, a plan that worked right away. Eduardo Escobar's three-run home gave Arizona a four-run lead before Los Angeles recorded an out, and the Diamondbacks cruised to an 8-2...

Britney Spears' conservatorship sues blogger for defamation

Jun. 26, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The conservatorship that oversees Britney Spears' personal life and career sued the creator of a blog devoted to the pop superstar Wednesday in an increasingly aggressive effort to push back against the so-called "Free Britney" movement, which alleges the singer is being controlled...

Monroe statue theft suspect previously took ax to Trump star

Jun. 26, 2019 12:51 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say the man suspected of stealing a statue of Marilyn Monroe from atop a Hollywood public art installation is the same person who smashed President Trump's Walk of Fame star with a pickax last year. The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office says 25-year-old Austin...

Tributes to Michael Jackson flow on 10th death anniversary

Jun. 26, 2019 6:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hundreds of Michael Jackson fans gathered at his grave for a daylong celebration of his life and music Tuesday, with some traveling thousands of miles to join in the singalongs, selfies and moment of silence that marked the 10th anniversary of the death of the King of Pop. "If you have a...

La Stella's inside-the-park HR powers Angels past Reds, 5-1

Jun. 26, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Cincinnati Reds didn't commit an actual error, they made a prolific number of boneheaded plays at Angel Stadium — losing fly balls in center, losing their way on the basepaths, possibly losing track of the outs, even losing their cool over balls and strikes. Tommy...

Alcoholics Anonymous' 'Big Book' collection up for auction

Jun. 25, 2019 4:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A collection of 19 first-edition copies of the founding document of Alcoholics Anonymous, known to adherents as the "Big Book," will be auctioned off in Los Angeles next month. The auction house Profiles in History said Tuesday that the collection will be part of a single lot that...