Toxicology test results conducted on the body of a man who died in the Twin Towers jail in downtown Los Angeles show he died accidently of a drug overdose, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Coroner's Department said.
Headed into the final round of play in the first major of the 2015 LPGA season, Valencia graduate Alison Lee is tied for 23rd out of 73 remaining players after the third round concluded on Saturday at the ANA Inspiration.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kike Hernandez led off the bottom of the ninth inning with a home run to center field against Ryan Mattheus, and the Los Angeles Dodgers ended up in a 6-6 tie with the Los Angeles Angels in the final game of spring training.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Alec Martinez scored the tiebreaking goal, Marian Gaborik added his 26th goal and the Los Angeles Kings kept pace in the playoff hunt with a 3-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Saturday night.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Nobody ever said they were perfect. Now, the Kentucky Wildcats aren't undefeated, either.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) - The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525 in France has heaped intense pressure on Lufthansa's CEO Carsten Spohr, who in less than a year at the helm has had to grapple with weak earnings, labor unrest and tough competition from lower-cost carriers.
GARISSA, Kenya (AP) - Somalia's Islamic extremist group al-Shabab warned Saturday of more attacks in Kenya like the assault on Garissa University College that killed 148 people.
"Another 'Do as I say, not as I do' scenario," griped one Santa Clarita Valley resident.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The total eclipse of the moon lasted only a short time, but it still dazzled.
TUAL, Indonesia (AP) - The same trawlers that had enslaved countless migrant fishermen for years carried more than 300 of them to freedom Saturday, following a dramatic rescue from a remote Indonesian island that many men believed would likely be their final resting place.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Steady hiring is supposed to fire up economic growth.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Gay rights advocates are hoping to parlay the momentum from their legislative victories in Indiana and Arkansas this week into further expanding legal protections for gays and lesbians in those states and others.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Once a football hero celebrated in New Orleans for his role in the Saints' Super Bowl season, Darren Sharper is returning to the city in disgrace to complete plea deals on charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A series of small earthquakes, the largest magnitude 3.1, has rattled the northern San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles.
SACRAMENTO (AP) - California prison officials said Friday they are changing state policy so mentally ill inmates who act out can get counseling instead of being automatically sent to isolation cells or kept in prison longer.
Dear Ken Keller,
It was an impossible choice.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Kevin Plawecki drove in the go-ahead run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, rookie Noah Snydergaard dueled reigning NL MVP Clayton Kershaw on even terms, and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Friday night.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Michael Bourn drove in three runs, Brandon Moss homered and Trevor Bauer pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on a rainy Friday night in a game that stretched past midnight.
The Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff's Station will have extra patrols on the streets Saturday night looking for scofflaws who do home fireworks shows despite the fact it's illegal.
KAPOLEI, Hawaii (AP) - A plane powered by the sun's rays landed in Hawaii Friday after a record-breaking five-day journey across the Pacific Ocean from Japan.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Most California residential customers will see their electricity bills increase under a new rate structure passed Friday that raises rates on more efficient users while giving a break to big energy users.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Hispanic leaders are bristling at the largely tepid response by Republican presidential candidates to Donald Trump's characterization of Mexican immigrants as rapists and drug dealers.
Travelers on Interstate 5 could encounter some traffic delays today as drivers head out to start their Fourth of July weekends.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Opponents of California's new law to boost vaccination rates among schoolchildren by strictly limiting exemptions are continuing to fight the legislation online and in public protests, even after Gov. Jerry Brown signed the bill into law this week.
IRVINE, Calif. (AP) - It won't be a small, private affair when the Dalai Lama celebrates his 80th birthday this weekend in Southern California.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Big energy users are set to get a break on electricity while more efficient consumers will see their bills rise under a proposal being considered by California regulators.
The 4th of July has forever been my favorite holiday in Santa Clarita. Old traditions like the parade and pancake breakfast now merge perfectly with newer ones like the 5/10k run and the numerous firework shows. Like many of us who grew up in Santa Clarita, I am now able to enjoy the day through the eyes of my own children and nothing beats it.
Three-time All-Pro tight end Antonio Gates of San Diego will be suspended the first four games of the 2015 season along with New York Jets defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and Dallas linebacker Rolando McClain for violating NFL drug policies.
LONDON (AP) - On the final point of the first set of his latest Wimbledon disappointment, Rafael Nadal swung his mighty, lefty forehand - and whiffed, accidentally whacking his right leg with his racket.