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Bill Cosby fighting $1M/month legal bill in arbitration

Apr. 23, 2019 9:24 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A fee dispute between actor Bill Cosby and one in a string of law firms hired to address his legal problems shows the firm was billing Cosby $1 million a month in the run-up to his first sex assault trial. The imprisoned Cosby is challenging a California arbitration award that trims the...

Avengers get epic send-off at 'Endgame' world premiere

Apr. 23, 2019 8:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — There were more than a few sniffles from the audience at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" Monday night in Los Angeles, which Chris Evans and Chris Hemsworth proudly admitted contributing to. "I don't know about you, but I cried like six times," Evans said standing alongside dozens of...

Kings coach Luke Walton sued for sexual assault

Apr. 23, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — New Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton has been accused of sexual assault in a lawsuit by a former sports reporter. Kelli Tennant filed the suit in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday alleging that Walton assaulted her in a hotel room in Santa Monica during his time as an...

Tennis broadcaster Justin Gimelstob pleads in assault case

Apr. 22, 2019 9:28 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say tennis broadcaster and coach Justin Gimelstob pleaded no contest to misdemeanor assault for attacking a former friend in Los Angeles on Halloween 2017. The district attorney's office says the 42-year-old former pro player was sentenced Monday to three years of probation,...

LA Sparks acquire G Alexis Jones from Lynx for Odyssey Sims

Apr. 22, 2019 6:52 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Sparks have acquired guard Alexis Jones from the Minnesota Lynx in exchange for guard Odyssey Sims. Jones shot 38% from 3-point range and 86% from the free throw line in a limited role during her rookie season last year. She was drafted 12th overall by the Lynx in 2017...

Sports drink con man pleads guilty to fraud in Los Angeles

Apr. 22, 2019 6:24 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles man who claimed to be a soft drink entrepreneur who worked with Stephen Curry and Shaquille O'Neal has pleaded guilty to a $5 million Ponzi scheme. Khemraj Hardat entered pleas Monday to five charges of wire fraud and could face up to 100 years in prison. Hardat, a Canadian...

Vela, LAFC hand Sounders first loss of season, 4-1

Apr. 21, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored two goals, Mark-Anthony Kaye had three assists and Los Angeles FC beat Seattle 4-1 on Sunday to hand the Sounders' their first loss of the season. Vela leads MLS with 10 goals and is tied for the assists lead at five with Toronto FC's Alejandro Pozuelo. Kaye cut back...

Angels power past Mariners 8-6 to end 6-game losing streak

Apr. 21, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels found themselves on the wrong side of three close losses to open their four-game series against the Seattle Mariners. The Angels were able to turn the tables in the finale on Sunday, but not without a bit of trepidation late. Tommy La Stella hit two home runs...

Warriors beat LA 113-105, take 3-1 series lead to Bay Area

Apr. 21, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A little scoreboard watching inspired Klay Thompson and Golden State. Seeing Houston up 3-0 on Utah combined with having dropped a game at home, the Warriors got back to business. Kevin Durant scored 33 points and Thompson added 32 in a 113-105 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on...

LA man wounded alongside Nipsey Hussle released from custody

Apr. 21, 2019 1:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested on a parole violation after being wounded in the Los Angeles shooting that killed Nipsey Hussle has been released from jail. Kerry Lathan had been in custody since being shot March 31 along with the rapper. KABC-TV reports Lathan walked out of LA's Men's...