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'Sliver of hope.' Relief, caution as America absorbs verdict

Apr. 21, 2021 02:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When the verdicts came in — Guilty, Guilty, Guilty — Lucia Edmonds let out the breath she hadn't even realized she'd been holding. The relief that the 91-year-old Black woman felt flooding over her when white former Minneapolis police officer Derek...

Ohtani throws 4 shutout innings, Trout, Pujols homer for LA

Apr. 21, 2021 02:05 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Any time Shohei Ohtani takes the mound for the Los Angeles Angels, it's a must-see experience. On Tuesday night, the Japanese right-hander had a four-inning outing for the ages that could only be described as effectively wild. ...

Kings beat Ducks 4-1 as fans return to Staples Center

Apr. 21, 2021 01:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou and Blake Lizotte each had a goal and two assists and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Tuesday night. Anze Kopitar and Carl Grundstrom also scored for the Kings, who had gone 14 games since their last win by...

Flashpoint of 1992 LA riots becomes a place of celebration

Apr. 21, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two Black men. Two big cities. Two horrifying videos. Two different verdicts. In 1991, four Los Angeles police officers brutally beat motorist Rodney King and their acquittal on state charges a year later prompted one of the worst race riots in...

Globes group ousts member over his Black Lives Matter email

Apr. 20, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former president of the organization that hosts the Golden Globes has been dropped from the group’s board after sending an email that called Black Lives Matter a “hate movement.” The Hollywood Foreign Press Association board said in an email...

Judge orders LA to offer shelter for homeless on Skid Row

Apr. 20, 2021 21:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge overseeing a sweeping lawsuit about homelessness in Los Angeles on Tuesday ordered the city and county to find shelter for all unhoused residents of Skid Row within 180 days and audit any spending related to the out-of-control crisis of people living on...

Urías dominates as Dodgers pull out 1-0 win over Mariners

Apr. 20, 2021 19:50 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Urías enjoyed this trip to Seattle and performance against the Mariners way more than the last time he was on the same mound. Urías threw seven dominant innings of one-hit ball, striking out a career-high 11 and leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to...

Maxine Waters' bold words echo civil rights, draw criticism

Apr. 20, 2021 19:30 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Rep. Maxine Waters urged people to “stay on the street” in the pursuit of justice for George Floyd, advocates for racial equity and an end to police violence heard a leading Black voice in the nation's long march toward civil rights. But...

Los Angeles County advances return of Black couple's land

Apr. 20, 2021 18:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County leaders took initial steps Tuesday toward returning prime beachfront property to descendants of a Black couple who built a resort for African Americans but were stripped of the land by local city officials a century ago. The...

Federal judge overseeing homeless lawsuit orders Los Angeles to find shelter for unhoused residents of city's Skid Row.

Apr. 20, 2021 17:34 PM EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal judge overseeing homeless lawsuit orders Los Angeles to find shelter for unhoused residents of city's Skid Row.