Southern California wildfire roars to life in wilderness
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Southern California’s huge wildfire roared to life again Tuesday in a mountain wilderness area. But in a sign of significant progress against the blaze, more neighborhoods were reopened to thousands of residents who fled last week.
A massive plume rose suddenly at ...
Man charged with fraud after driving off pier, killing sons
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Egyptian man was held without bail Tuesday on federal charges of fraudulently collecting insurance payouts after driving his severely autistic children to their deaths when he sped off a pier into the Port of Los Angeles.
Ali Elmezayen (EL-mah-ZION) plotted for over ...
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2 men burned at Los Angeles water and power facility
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say two workers have suffered burns in an electrical accident a Los Angeles water filtration plant.
The Fire Department says it happened at around 2:45 p.m. Tuesday at a Granada Hills facility. Two men were hospitalized in serious but stable condition with ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The NFL moved the Rams’ Monday night showdown with the Kansas City Chiefs from Mexico City to Los Angeles on Tuesday due to the poor condition of the field at Azteca Stadium.
The league announced the extraordinary decision six days before one of the most-anticipated ...
LA Rams designate WR Pharoh Cooper to return from IR
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Receiver Pharoh Cooper will return to practice this week with the Los Angeles Rams after being sidelined since the season opener by an injured ankle.
The Rams on Tuesday designated Cooper to return from injured reserve. He is eligible to return to the 53-man roster after ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actress Paz de la Huerta filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein of raping her in 2010 and then embarking on a campaign of harassment that harmed her career.
The lawsuit filed in Los Angeles Superior Court alleges Weinstein raped de la ...
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers placed linebacker Denzel Perryman on injured reserve Tuesday with a knee injury and promoted linebacker Tre’von Johnson from the practice squad.
Perryman injured the lateral collateral ligament in his left knee during the first quarter of ...
Metallica, ex-bandmates to pay concert tribute to Cornell
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The late Chris Cornell will be honored with a tribute concert in Los Angeles on Jan. 16 featuring members of his former bands along with Metallica and the Foo Fighters.
Organizers on Tuesday announced the Forum concert that is being called “I Am the Highway: A Tribute to ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lou Williams couldn’t hit a lick in regulation, so of course he had the ball in crunch time.
The Los Angeles Clippers wouldn’t have it any other way.
Williams scored the Clippers’ final 10 points in overtime after they blew a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter, ...
Red-carpet fanfare dropped amid deadly California fires
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hollywood cut back on the glamor trappings of movie premieres as a vast wildfire destroyed or imperiled the homes of celebrities and other Southern California residents.
A red carpet for the Sandra Bullock film “Bird Box” was canceled Monday by the studio and one planned ...
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — The sky was black and flames on the next ridge were fast approaching when Paul Rasmussen, his pregnant wife and 6-year-old daughter fled their mountainside Malibu home Friday for what they thought might be the last time.
His only hope that the large home, once billed ...
The Latest: Wildfire evacuations lifted for Los Angeles
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local):
Authorities have lifted mandatory evacuation orders for the Los Angeles neighborhood threatened by an enormous wildfire. But thousands of homes remain at risk.
Fire officials announced ...
Stan Lee, creator of a galaxy of Marvel superheroes, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95.
Lee was declared dead at ...
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers have had to make plenty of adjustments this season on defense due to injuries and suspensions. They will have to make another with one of their leading tacklers lost for the remainder of the year.
Coach Anthony Lynn said Monday that ...
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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Kings goalie Jack Campbell will be out for at least a month after surgery to repair a meniscus tear in his knee, dealing another blow Monday to the NHL’s last-place team.
Los Angeles (5-10-1) is without its top two goalies after Campbell’s injury ...
LA Rams WR Cooper Kupp has torn knee ligament, McVay says
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles receiver Cooper Kupp is out for the season after tearing a ligament in his left knee, depriving the Rams’ offense of a major contributor heading into a showdown with Kansas City.
Coach Sean McVay on Monday confirmed the ACL injury for Kupp, who led ...
James’ dunk lifts Lakers to 107-106 win over Hawks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tyson Chandler had quite a week with the Lakers.
Plucked from last-place Phoenix, Chandler played a key defensive role in his first three games with his new team, helping them win three straight for the first time this season.
LeBron James dunked for the winning ...
Seahawks’ Carroll optimistic despite 4-5 mark after loss
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seattle coach Pete Carroll had every reason to be frustrated after his Seahawks dropped a second straight game in the final minute.
However, Carroll wasn’t sounding the alarm on his team’s season after a 36-31 loss to the Los Angeles Rams on Sunday.
“We aren’t ...
Rams receiver Cooper Kupp suffered a potentially serious knee injury on Sunday — a blow to a team that has stayed remarkably healthy on the way to a 9-1 start.
Kupp went down in the fourth quarter of Los Angeles’ win over Seattle clutching his left knee, which sidelined him for two games ...
The Latest: Eagles, already thin at CB, lose Darby to injury
The Latest on Week 10 in the NFL (all times EST):
Eagles cornerback Ronald Darby is out for the rest of the game against Dallas because of a knee injury.
The Eagles were forced to go with backup Chandon Sullivan, an undrafted free agent.
Starting cornerback ...
Winds cause flare-ups of big Southern California wildfire
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Strong Santa Ana winds returned to Southern California on Sunday, causing flare-ups of a huge wildfire that has scorched a string of communities west of Los Angeles, but no additional structures were believed to have been lost, authorities said.
Huge plumes of smoke ...
Rams make late defensive stand, hold off Seahawks 36-31
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams were still reeling from the mass shooting less than five miles from their training complex when wildfires consumed the nearby hills, forcing
Carr’s throwaway symbolizes Raiders’ 5th straight loss
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Carr rolled to his right, felt pressure from Melvin Ingram and threw the ball at the feet of Jalen Richard when no one was open.
The problem for the Oakland Raiders was that play came on fourth down.
Far more went into the fifth straight loss for the ...
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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Philip Rivers took nearly 20 minutes to complete his first pass, the Los Angeles Chargers got gashed on a long fake punt and the offense put up a season low in yards.
Despite a few hiccups along the way, the Chargers still managed to pull off another win for their ...
Gerard Butler’s house ‘half-gone,’ others await fire’s toll
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Celebrities whose coastal homes have been damaged or destroyed in a Southern California wildfire or were forced to flee from the flames expressed sympathy and solidarity with less-famous people hurt worse by the ...
Seahawks face Rams without RB Carson, guard Fluker
The Seattle Seahawks will face the NFC West-leading Los Angeles Rams minus running back Chris Carson and guard D.J. Fluker.
Carson is out with a hip injury that bothered him last week, while Fluker is sidelined by a calf injury. Fluker’s absence is notable given that he won’t have an ...
Rittich, Hamonic lead Flames to 1-0 win over Kings
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Calgary Flames goalie David Rittich was more than happy to share the credit after getting his first career shutout.
It was a perfectly reasonable position from Rittich after seeing the hard work put in on both ends of the ice by defenseman Travis Hamonic and the ...
James scores 25 as Lakers use defense to top Kings 101-86
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Smoke from the raging Northern California wildfires seeped into the Golden 1 Center, giving LeBron James a headache and leading Los Angeles Lakers coach Luke Walton to shorten his players’ stints on the court.
But the haze did little to slow James and the Lakers, ...
AP News Guide: Fires blaze on 2 ends of California, kill 25
PARADISE, California (AP) — Devastating wildfires on both ends of California pushed into new territory Saturday, as fatigued firefighters worked to evacuate residents in harm’s way and contain blazes that already have claimed at least 25 lives, destroyed thousands of homes and other structures ...
The Latest: Sheriff: 110 people missing in N. California
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):
Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea says his department has reports of 110 people still missing in a massive Northern California wildfire that has scorched 164 square miles (425 square ...
2 dead, homes destroyed in Southern California wildfires
MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Two people were found dead as a pair of wildfires stretched from inland canyons to the Pacific in Southern California on Saturday, leaving people sifting through the remains of both mansions and modest homes for anything they had left.
The two bodies were found ...
Homeowners - famous and not - await word of wildfire’s toll
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich or not, famous or not, there was little reprieve Saturday from the California wildfires sweeping through towns as different as the star-filled oceanside enclave of Malibu and the modest communities nearby and in the state’s north.
Lady Gaga, Martin Sheen and Kim ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Montrezl Harrell left his diamond-studded Energizer bunny necklace at home.
But not the zest it represents. He always has plenty of that.
Harrell scored 26 points off the bench, Lou Williams hit a driving layup with .3 seconds remaining in overtime and the Los ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — One was a veteran police officer who didn’t hesitate to run toward danger. Another had survived the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history. Others include two friends who loved off-roading, a Marine veteran who dedicated his life to service and a recent ...
The Latest: Trump threatens to withhold federal payments
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on California’s wildfires (all times local):
President Donald Trump is threatening to withhold federal payments to California, claiming its forest management is “so poor.”
Trump says Saturday via Twiitter that “there is no reason for ...
Democrats gain ground in California US House battles
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Several Democrats gained ground Friday against Republican incumbents in closely contested U.S. House races in California, where votes continue to be counted.
Fifteen-term U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher fell farther behind Democrat Harley Rouda, a real estate executive, in ...
Dodgers release veteran 2B Chase Utley so he can retire
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chase Utley has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers so he can officially retire after 16 years in the major leagues.
The veteran second baseman said in July he would retire at season’s end in order to be a full-time dad to his two young sons. He turns 40 next ...
Actor Viggo Mortensen apologizes for using racial slur
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Viggo Mortensen has apologized for using a racial slur during a panel discussion about his new film “Green Book.”
Mortensen, who is white, appeared Wednesday at the event with his co-star, Mahershala Ali, and director Peter Farrelly.
Mortensen told The ...
Fires besiege California city reeling from mass shooting
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — A city reeling from the tragedy of a mass shooting was under a siege of a different sort Friday as raging wildfires on both sides of the city forced widespread evacuations and shut down part of the main freeway to town.
Flames driven by powerful winds torched ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on U.S. House races in California (all times local):
Three U.S. House races in the one-time Republican stronghold of Orange County, California, remain too close to call.
Tens of thousands of votes remain uncounted in those districts, where ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Tel Orfanos lived through the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history only to lose his life in another one less than 10 minutes from his home barely a year later, a tragic coincidence that has devastated his friends and family.
The 27-year-old Navy ...
COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Desmond King is showing signs of developing into a complete player for the Los Angeles Chargers.
The second-year cornerback, who was used mainly as a blitzer last season, is being used more in man coverage while also getting some opportunities on special teams as ...
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams canceled practice Friday after a wildfire forced about 20 players and coaches to evacuate their homes.
The Rams (8-1) will cram their normal Friday preparations into a workout at the University of Southern California on Saturday before they face the ...
CAMARILLO SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Southern California wildfires (all times local):
A raging Southern California wildfire has triggered a mandatory evacuation order for the entire beachside city of Malibu.
The fire broke out Thursday northwest of Los ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Cornerback Marcus Peters criticized himself for playing poorly when his Los Angeles Rams lost at New Orleans last weekend.
That doesn’t mean Saints coach Sean Payton can say anything about it, however.
Peters reacted sharply in the Rams’ locker room ...
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Neighbors of Ian David Long described the man who shot and killed 12 people at a country music bar as distant in public but combative with his mother inside the suburban Los Angeles home the two shared.
One ruckus in April was so extreme that they called law ...