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LOS ANGELES (AP) — An unlikely assembly of gang members, Los Angeles leaders and hip-hop luminaries gathered for a summit amid a tense national mood after several incidents of high-profile violence. An overflow crowd of several hundred gathered Sunday at a community center in...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Once the top lawman in Los Angeles County, former Sheriff Lee Baca could be sentenced Monday to prison time for his role in a corruption scandal that ensnared nearly two dozen members of his staff. Baca signed a plea agreement in February that said he ordered...
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX successfully launched a critical space station docking port for astronauts early Monday, along with a DNA decoder for high-flying genetic research. As an extra treat, the company brought its leftover first-stage booster back to Cape Canaveral...
BOSTON (AP) — The daily fantasy sports industry notched some wins but failed to capture a majority of states after an all-out push this year to preserve its legality amid concerns the online games amount to illegal sports betting operations. Six states — Colorado, Missouri,...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The man who killed two police officers and a sheriff's deputy in Baton Rouge Sunday was a former Marine sergeant who served in Iraq and had no known ties to any extremist groups. Gavin Eugene Long, whose last known address was in Kansas City, Missouri,...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Three law enforcement police officers were killed Sunday morning in an attack in Baton Rouge, and three others were wounded, police said. The attacker was killed at the scene. Here's what we know about the attack: ___ HOW DID IT START? At 8:40 a.m. Sunday...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Just days before he was shot and killed Sunday morning, a Baton Rouge police officer posted an emotional Facebook message saying he was "physically and emotionally" tired and expressing how difficult it was to be both a police officer and a black man, a...
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — An American student from the University of California, Berkeley was identified Sunday as one of the 84 killed in Thursday's Bastille Day truck attack on the French city of Nice, according to statement from his school. The university said the FBI informed...
TITUSVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A gunman entered a Florida hospital through the emergency room early Sunday, went to the third floor and fatally shot a patient and an employee apparently at random, police said. David Owens, 29, entered Parrish Medical Center at 2 a.m. and used a handgun...