MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. realized a childhood dream, getting selected No. 2 overall by the Kansas City Royals in the major league baseball draft.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A suspect has been taken into custody by police after a shooting in downtown Los Angeles that led to a pursuit to the west side of the city and a standoff in a...
MADRID (AP) — Real Betis' Benito Villamarin Stadium in Seville will host the Copa del Rey final this season.
The Spanish federation picked the venue Monday over Valencia's Mestalla Stadium for the match on May 25.
Real Betis is in the quarterfinals. It drew 1-1 with Espanyol in the first leg. The second leg is Wednesday at the 61,000-capacity Villamarin.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Meteor Festival was meant to bring together indie groups from around the world in what organizers billed as a Woodstock-like "cutting edge musical journey that surpasses borders and distorts time and space."
Instead, some 20 acts, including headliner Lana Del Rey, withdrew at the last minute amid apparent pressure from a Palestinian-led international boycott campaign.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Singer Lana Del Rey has canceled her planned performance at an Israeli music festival after pressure from Palestinian boycott activists.
CAMINITO DEL REY, Spain (AP) — Alejandro Valverde won the second stage of the Spanish Vuelta on Sunday, with Michal Kwiatkowski taking the overall lead.
Valverde beat Kwiatkowski in the final meters of an uphill sprint to win the mostly flat stage that took riders 163.5 kilometers (101.6 miles) from the seaside city of Marbella to a final climb at the Caminito del Rey.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Harry Price of Australia, the world's top-ranked match racer, took a 2-0 lead over defending champion Christophe Killian of the host Balboa Yacht Club in their first-to-three semifinal in the Governor's Cup on Friday.
In the other semifinal, Chris Weis of the Del Rey Yacht Club and Leonard Takahashi of the Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron split the first two races.
Price won the first race by catching Killian on the last leg and winning by less than a length.
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — JT Daniels, a quarterback recruit for Southern California in 2019, and Katelyn Tuohy, dominant in cross country and track and field, have been honored as national prep athletes of the year. Tuohy is the first athlete to be a finalist in two different sports.
Daniels received his trophy from retired NFL great Peyton Manning, a former winner.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A Republican candidate for New Mexico secretary of state has volunteered to act as defense attorney for a former congressional intern accused of disorderly conduct at a recent Democratic political convention.
Court documents filed on Tuesday indicate that political candidate and attorney JoHanna Cox is representing Riley del Rey without pay in Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A state district judge has quashed a restraining order obtained by New Mexico Congresswoman and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham against a former intern.
Lujan Grisham applied for the restraining order after Riley Del Rey disrupted her speeches at the recent state Democratic Party's preprimary convention and another event.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico congresswoman who's running for governor has obtained a restraining order against a former Capitol Hill intern who protested her recent speech at the Democratic pre-primary convention in Albuquerque.
The Albuquerque Journal reports the Second Judicial District Court in Bernalillo County has granted Michelle Lujan Grisham's restraining order request against Riley Del Rey.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is in jail for allegedly threatening to kidnap pop singer Lana Del Rey before a concert.
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Authorities say a 19-year-old woman is dead after being struck twice, first by a city bus and then by another vehicle traveling in the opposite direction.
Las Cruces police identified the pedestrian as Briana Chavez, a resident of the southern New Mexico city.
Officers responded Tuesday evening after getting a call about a pedestrian being hit along Del Rey Boulevard.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A transgender former intern to U.S. Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico denies writing a letter of apology after she was fired from the Congresswoman's office.
Riley Del Rey told The Associated Press on Tuesday that she believes the fraudulent letter that was circulated by Grisham's office is an attempt to discredit her charge that she was unlawfully fired for being transgender.
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A Democratic New Mexico gubernatorial hopeful is asking U.S. House Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to investigate claims Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham discriminated against a transgender intern.
Jeff Apodaca said Monday that Pelosi should launch a formal congressional ethics investigation into the charges from a former intern with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — A recent New Mexico college graduate says she was fired from an internship in U.S. Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham's office because she is transgender.
MADRID (AP) — Defending champion Barcelona will play third-division Murcia in the last 32 of the Copa del Rey.
Thursday's draw also pitted Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid against third-tier clubs. Madrid faces Fuenlabrada and Atletico plays Elche.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — "Breakfast Club" actor Anthony Michael Hall has pleaded no contest to shoving a neighbor who fell and broke his wrist.
The 49-year-old Hall entered the plea in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Wednesday to one misdemeanor count of assault likely to produce injury.
He was immediately sentenced to 40 hours of community service and three years of informal probation.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elvis Costello and Lana Del Rey will headline a tribute concert for singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen in November to mark a year since his death.
Cohen's family announced "Tower of Song: A Memorial Tribute to Leonard Cohen" on Monday. The concert to be held in Cohen's native Montreal is scheduled for Nov. 6, a day before the anniversary of his death at age 82.
"After On: a Novel of Silicon Valley" (Del Rey), by Rob Reid
Author Rob Reid examines the world of social networking and how intrusive it can become in our daily lives in his latest sci-fi endeavor, "After On."
iTunes Official Music Charts for the week ending July 27, 2017:
1.Despacito (feat. Justin Bieber), Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee
2.Strip That Down (feat. Quavo), Liam Payne
3.Slow Hands, Niall Horan
4.Attention, Charlie Puth
5.There's Nothing Holdin' Me Back, Shawn Mendes
6.Body Like a Back Road, Sam Hunt
7.Believer, Imagine Dragons
8.Wild Thoughts (feat. Rihanna & Bryson Tiller), DJ Khaled
Lana Del Rey, "Lust for Life" (Interscope)
Lana Del Rey stays in character on "Lust for Life," her fourth and lengthy album, expanding her takes on personal obsessions inside her fishbowl with observations about living in America.
A youthful lady of perpetual sadness, Del Rey still sounds like a torch singer but this time she also reflects on the flames in the world around her.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Christophe Killian of the host Balboa Yacht Club beat New Zealand's Leonard Takahashi 3-1 on Saturday to win the 51st Governor's Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship.
The 20-yeat-old Killian became the first Balboa Yacht Club skipper to win the regatta since Jack Franco in 1980.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Christophe Killian of host Balboa Yacht Club took a 2-0 lead against Christopher Weis of the Del Rey Yacht Club in an all-Southern California semifinal of the 51st Governor's Cup International Youth Match Racing Championship on Friday.
Killian needs one more win to reach his first Governor's Cup final.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Skipper Harry Price of Australia continued to lead the Governor's Cup International Youth Match Race Championship despite taking his first loss of the regatta Thursday.
Price, 21, has won 17 of his 18 races. He lost to Christopher Weis of the Del Rey Yacht Club. Price almost lost to Clare Costanzo of Australia, but she didn't clear a penalty before Price crossed the finish line.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Skipper Harry Price of Australia won six races Wednesday to take sole possession of the lead at 13-0 in the Governor's Cup International Youth Match Race Championship at Balboa Yacht Club.
Price, the 2015 regatta champion, remains in position to join seven other sailors as two-time winners of the oldest youth match racing regatta in the world.
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MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — MacKenzie Gore, a pitcher drafted by the San Diego Padres, and Olympic hurdler and sprinter Sydney McLaughlin were honored as national prep athletes of the year on Tuesday night. McLaughlin is the first two-time winner since the awards began in 2003.
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says three people were rescued off Southern California's coast after their boat capsized.
It says its Los Angeles-Long Beach sector received a call Saturday afternoon about a 27-foot pleasure boat in distress eight miles west of Marina Del Rey.
The Coast Guard says it dispatched a helicopter crew and a boat crew to assist the Los Angeles County Fire Department in the rescue.
iTunes' Official Music Charts for the week ending February 23, 2017:
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles Airport Police motorcycle officer was banged up in a hit-and-run collision with a car, and a suspect was arrested less than two hours later.
Airport Police spokesman Rob Pedregon tells City News Service the car's driver took off after the crash around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday in the Playa Del Rey area.
The officer was treated at a hospital for a fractured wrist, scrapes and contusions.