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LEADING OFF: Twins in Cleveland for 2, brawl bans announced

Jun. 28, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ PITCH OUT Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson is serving his final days with Minnesota before leaving for the same job with LSU. His departure, first reported Sunday night, blindsided...

After suspensions, Angels rally for 4-3 win over White Sox

Jun. 28, 2022 01:56 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels found out they'll pay a hefty price in suspensions for Sunday's big brawl with Seattle. In the short term, though, it seems that's galvanized a struggling ballclub. Taylor Ward hit a go-ahead double in the seventh inning Monday night...

Homes evacuated as illegal fireworks seized in Azusa

Jun. 28, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

AZUSA, Calif. (AP) — Twenty-seven homes in a Los Angeles suburb were evacuated for hours Monday as authorities seized more than 2 1/2 tons of illegal fireworks at a residence, authorities said. Police in Azusa, northeast of LA, began evacuating homes on Hollyvale Street as a...

Plum, Wilson combine for 54 points in Aces' win

Jun. 28, 2022 00:52 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kelsey Plum scored 29 points, A’ja Wilson had 25 points, 11 rebounds and four steals, and the Las Vegas Aces beat the Los Angeles Sparks 79-73 on Monday night. Dearica Hamby made her first field goal of the game with 1:16 remaining to give Las Vegas a 76-73...

Angels' Nevin banned 10 games for brawl; M's Winker gets 7

Jun. 27, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels interim manager Phil Nevin was suspended 10 games and Seattle Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker received a seven-game ban from Major League Baseball for their roles in a benches-clearing brawl during the second inning of Sunday's game. Nevin...

3 killed, dozens hurt in Amtrak train crash in Missouri

Jun. 27, 2022 21:29 PM EDT

MENDON, Mo. (AP) — An Amtrak passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck Monday in a remote area of Missouri, killing three people and injuring dozens more as rail cars tumbled off the tracks and landed on their sides, officials said. Two of those...

3 killed as train hit car were headed to funeral fundraiser

Jun. 27, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

BRENTWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Three women killed when an Amtrak commuter train smashed into their car in Northern California were headed to a fundraiser at a vineyard for a Brentwood resident who died less than a week ago. The crash occurred Sunday around 1 p.m. in a rural area near...

LA developer convicted of bribing ex-city councilman

Jun. 27, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A real estate developer was found guilty of bribery Monday for giving $500,000 in cash to a former Los Angeles city councilman and his special assistant in exchange for favors. A jury convicted Dae Yong Lee, 57, and a company he controlled of bribery, honest...

A look at recent Amtrak derailments and other crashes

Jun. 27, 2022 19:11 PM EDT

An Amtrak passenger train struck a dump truck Monday at an uncontrolled crossing in a rural area of Missouri killing two people on the train and one in the truck. Others were injured. The crash happened just after noon near Mendon, Missouri. Several cars derailed. The train was traveling from Los...

At least 20 injured when commuter bus overturns near LAX

Jun. 27, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — A commuter bus crash clipped a parked truck and flipped onto its side Monday morning near Los Angeles International Airport, injuring at least 20 people, three of them critically, authorities said. The Los Angeles Department of Transportation bus clipped a...