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Man charged with robbing a California bank was released from prison a day earlier, prosecutors say

Jun. 12, 2024 19:47 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with taking three people hostage while robbing a Southern California bank last month had been released from prison a day earlier, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. The 53-year-old was indicted on robbery charges after investigators said he...

Legal advocates seek public access to court records about abuse at California women's prison

Jun. 12, 2024 18:23 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two advocacy groups on Wednesday asked a judge to unseal court records and preserve public access to hearings in the class action lawsuit against the federal Bureau of Prisons over the sexual abuse of incarcerated women at a now-shuttered California prison. ...

Ospreys face flight restrictions through 2025 due to crashes, military tells Congress

Jun. 12, 2024 17:26 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The military’s hundreds of V-22 Ospreys will not be permitted to fly their full range of missions until at least 2025 as the Pentagon addresses safety concerns in the fleet, the head of the program told lawmakers at a hearing Wednesday. Vice Adm. Carl Chebi,...

Broadcom Inc.: Fiscal Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 12, 2024 16:31 PM EDT

PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) — Broadcom Inc. (AVGO) on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $2.12 billion. The Palo Alto, California-based company said it had profit of $4.42 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to...

Torrid Holdings: Fiscal Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Jun. 12, 2024 16:13 PM EDT

CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (AP) — Torrid Holdings Inc. (CURV) on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $12.2 million. On a per-share basis, the City Of Industry, California-based company said it had profit of 12 cents. ...

Sony Pictures Entertainment acquires popular dine-in movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse Cinema

Jun. 12, 2024 14:05 PM EDT
CULVER CITY, Calif. (AP) — Sony Pictures Entertainment acquires popular dine-in movie theater chain Alamo Drafthouse Cinema.

Kite surfer rescued from remote California beach after making 'HELP' sign with rocks

Jun. 12, 2024 13:19 PM EDT

DAVENPORT, Calif. (AP) — A kite surfer was rescued after using rocks to spell out the word “HELP” when he became stranded on a Northern California beach last weekend, authorities said. The kite surfer got stuck Sunday on a narrow beach at the base of towering bluffs with the...

Calm, chill Xander Schauffele motivated to 'check more boxes,' continue to win major championships

Jun. 12, 2024 06:03 AM EDT

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Xander Schauffele may exude an ultracool California chill vibe, but don’t let that easygoing demeanor fool you into believing there isn't an intense competitive fire inside that drives him. Schauffele made that perfectly clear on Tuesday, saying that...

With 1 out of 3 Californians on Medicaid, doctors push ballot measure to force state to pay more

Jun. 12, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom last year agreed to a tax increase that aimed to do two things: Help balance a budget with a multibillion-dollar shortfall, and pay doctors more money to treat patients covered by Medicaid — the taxpayer-funded health insurance program for...

Today in History: June 12, 49 killed in Pulse nightclub shooting

Jun. 12, 2024 00:20 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, June 12, the 164th day of 2024. There are 202 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 12, 2016, a gunman opened fire at the Pulse nightclub, a gay establishment in Orlando, Florida, leaving...