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feed text Badgers officially hire Paul Chryst
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 02:09:54 UTC
Paul Chryst is coming home to coach Wisconsin.
text Bears giving Jimmy Clausen start
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:54:43 UTC
The Chicago Bears plan to start Jimmy Clausen at quarterback this week over Jay Cutler, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
"For now my recommendation would be that people go to the movies," Obama said.
While riding on a road outside of San Francisco, a bicyclist crashed into a deer at full speed. Watch video of his bike-cam capturing the whole event here.
Jordan Axani, left with an extra ticket to travel the globe after his girlfriend broke up with him, has found a new Elizabeth Gallagher.
Save $3 per ticket to "A California Christmas" at the Reagan Library!
text Jim Harbaugh 'considering' Michigan
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:29:23 UTC
Multiple NFL and Michigan sources had said for weeks that Jim Harbaugh was not expected to wind up at Michigan, but in recent days at least one person familiar with his thinking said he was at least "considering it," a source told ESPN's
Volunteers all over Los Angeles came out to stuff 4,500 gift bags for seniors after the original gift bags were damaged in the downtown apartment fire.
There is no shortage of ways to give during the holidays, and a local charity in the South Bay is offering a tasty way to give back.
text 49ers release Ray McDonald
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:24:19 UTC
The San Francisco 49ers announced Wednesday that they have released defensive lineman Ray McDonald.
A Costa Mesa valet driver was caught in the Corvette's new valet mode camera speeding off and checking the car for damage.
President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations as well as an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday.
One unwritten rule of gym etiquette is that you do not stare at the fit bodies working out around you. However, this creeping rule-breaker learned the consequences the hard way when he fell off the treadmill while staring at a woman, and continued to embarrass himself in a hilarious way.
text Padres acquire Wil Myers from Rays
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 01:04:06 UTC
The San Diego Padres have agreed to a three-way trade, pending physicals, that would land them Tampa Bay Rays outfielder Wil Myers, a source confirmed to ESPN Insider Jim Bowden.
President Obama says his history-making 45-minute phone call with President Raul Castro of Cuba was "substantive" and blunt as it charted a new course for relations.
The federal government has determined that North Korea is responsible for the hacking of computers at Sony Pictures Entertainment, ABC News has learned.
Up-and-coming rapper Bobby Shmurda and members of his GS9 crew were arrested Wednesday in connection with gang-related shootings and drug trafficking in New York City.
After a tourist lost her camera at sea while on vacation in Cuba in 2012, her photos were returned to her two years later, after a scuba diver discovered the camera in the ocean.
Chilling new details were revealed Tuesday about last week's sprawling downtown fire.
The federal government has determined that North Korea is responsible for the Sony hack, according to ABC News.
A police chase involving stolen vehicle suspects ended in a crash in Beverly Hills on Wednesday.
Barack and Michelle Obama are speaking out about their first-hand experience with racial bias in everyday American life.
text Exclusive: Obama Doesn't Rule Out Cuba Visit
Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:03:10 UTC
Marking an abrupt sea change in U.S. policy toward Cuba, President Obama said today he is open to visiting the communist Caribbean country before he leaves office.
text Past Pelini rant fuels school's ire
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:47:35 UTC
Bo Pelini was introduced as Youngstown State's new coach Wednesday, but his departure from Nebraska continues to overshadow his Ohio homecoming.
A search is underway for a suspect who authorities say shot and wounded an employee at KCEN-TV in Waco, TX
Five people were injured, including two critically, after a multi-vehicle collision in Hacienda Heights on Wednesday.
text Darrelle Revis: 'Sad' for Rex Ryan
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:27:05 UTC
Darrelle Revis, currently in his first season with the New England Patriots, is upset at the widespread speculation that Rex Ryan will be fired after this season.
text How the Alan Gross Release Went Down
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:16:52 UTC
The agreement to free American Alan Gross from a Cuban prison was reached following more than a year of back channel talks at the highest levels of both governments.
A Los Angeles man who allegedly drove into a dozen people looking at Christmas decorations in Alhambra while drunk was charged Wednesday.
text Tony Oliva thrilled about U.S. plan
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 23:06:47 UTC
Tony Oliva was thrilled to hear about President Obama's plan toward normalizing relations between the U.S. and Cuba, Oliva's home country.
text Packers name playoff captains
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:56:39 UTC
Mike McCarthy announced Wednesday that the Packers have selected their six playoff captains -- something that's normally not done until the postseason begins.
text Rivera: Won't apologize for division
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:56:37 UTC
Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera will not apologize for being in the playoff hunt with the team's 5-8-1 record.
text PHOTOS: 42 "Kids Meet Santa" Pics Gone Wrong
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 22:39:27 UTC
Kids may like the idea of Santa, but bring things don't always go as planned when you take them to go meet the jolly guy.
As major movie chains moved to pull "The Interview" from their holiday lineup after threats from the Sony Corp. hackers, Sony has decided to shelve the film.
Riverside homicide detectives are looking for two men suspected of beating and stabbing to death a homeless wheelchair-bound amputee in August.
A Pennsylvania man allegedly walked into a police station, lip up a joint, undressed, defecated on the floor and then smeared his waste on the walls, said police.
Nathaniel Kibby is charged with 80 counts each of aggravated felonious sexual assault and sexual assault, as well as 40 other crimes.
The men had been held in the U.S. for 16 years.
If you've ever joked that your neighbor's Christmas lights are bright enough to be seen from space, it turns out you're right!
Eating foods less likely to spike your blood sugar, which rank low on the glycemic index, may not have an effect on heart health and diabetes, according to a new study.
text NHL reinforces mumps guidelines
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:45:16 UTC
The NHL has taken another step in light of the baffling mumps outbreak, sending out additional, more specific information about curtailing the disease and preventing further transmission.
Markus Kaarma has been found guilty in the slaying of 17-year-old German exchange student Diren Dede, whom he shot after the teen wandered into Kaarma's Montana garage.
A 14-year-old boy is in custody on suspicion of attempting to rape a 28-year-old woman in Reseda near the Los Angeles river on Sunday.
'Ferris Bueller's Day Off' will be added to the National Film Registry, along with 24 other movies.
Police say three men were chased down and shot in Los Angeles' Beverlywood area Wednesday.
text DeMarco Murray on practice field
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:35:04 UTC
Less than 48 hours after undergoing surgery to repair a broken left hand, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray was on the practice field Wednesday, taking part in individual drills.
PHOTOS: Bike rider crashes into a deer at full speed
Cyber-security sources have confirmed there is evidence to indicate the Sony intrusion was routed through a number of infected computers overseas.
Defensive lineman Ray McDonald was released Wednesday by the San Francisco 49ers amid an investigation by San Jose police into McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault.
text Michael Vick pays down his debt
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:14:47 UTC
Less than seven years after leaving prison, Jets QB Michael Vick is weeks away from paying off the majority of the nearly $18 million he owes his creditors.
text Carmelo: Can't question myself
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:14:45 UTC
Carmelo Anthony says he refuses to second-guess his decision to remain with the Knicks and not jump to the Bulls via free agency this summer.
The outbreak killed 64 people and sickened 687 others across 20 states.
text US to Re-Establish Embassy in Havana
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 21:14:40 UTC
The first American embassy opened in Havana in 1923 but it was closed when America formally cut diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961.
Snow Valley Mountain Resort in the San Bernardino Mountains opened on Wednesday with six to eight inches of fresh powder overnight.
text Alan Gross Says It's 'Good to be Home'
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:54:14 UTC
Comments come after he spent five years in a Cuban prison.
Watch local reaction to President Obama's announcement about new U.S.-Cuba relations.
video Bear smacks Santa Claus near Glendora home
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:33:48 UTC
A bear wandering around Glendora ended up hitting a Santa Claus decoration while searching for food.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti says he plans to implement funding in the 2015-2016 budget to outfit all 7,000 LAPD officers with body cameras.
More than 70 years after South Carolina sent a 14-year-old black boy to the electric chair in the killings of two white girls in a segregated mill town, a judge threw out the conviction, saying the state committed a great injustice.
The wet weather caused a scare for Camarillo Springs residents after heavy rain pelted the area overnight, triggering a mandatory evacuation for several hours.
Two burglars broke into a popular Silver Lake microbrewery restaurant and made off with $10,000 Monday. Police say the neighborhood has seen an uptick in property crime.
text Cops looking into DL Ray McDonald
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:58:22 UTC
Northern California authorities are investigating San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on suspicion of sexual assault.
video VIDEO: President Obama's comments on Cuba
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:48:37 UTC
Watch the full video of President Barack Obama's statement on U.S.-Cuba relations.
text Chris Conte: NFL worth early death
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:48:14 UTC
Chicago Bears safety Chris Conte, who has suffered two concussions this season, says playing in the NFL is worth the risk he takes to his long-term health by doing so.
Sen. Marco Rubio responded to the announcement by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush that he is "actively exploring" a 2016 presidential bid.
After Alan Gross freed, who are the other Americans held abroad?
text Cam Newton's status still unclear
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:22:30 UTC
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton returned to practice Wednesday for the first time since suffering two small fractures in his lower back in a Dec. 9 automobile crash near Bank of America Stadium.
text Falcons brush off Lewis' trash talk
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:17:27 UTC
Roddy White and his Atlanta Falcons teammates collectively brushed off trash talk by New Orleans Saints cornerback Keenan Lewis in advance of Sunday's NFC South clash at the Superdome.
Heavy rain caused debris and rocks to fall onto the eastbound 91 Freeway in Anaheim Hills Wednesday morning.
text Mike Pettine: Bernie Kosar off mark
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 19:12:22 UTC
Coach Mike Pettine said Bernie Kosar's comments on the Cleveland Browns' front office culture were "a little dramatic" and that "obstacles are being removed for us to be successful."
In homage to Pope Francis' Argentinian roots, a flash mob of tango dancers showed their moves during his birthday celebration.
Images from inside the Pakistan school stormed by Taliban gunmen reveal heart-wrenching scenes following an attack that killed 148 people, mostly children.
The '7th Heaven' actor released a dramatic confession in PEOPLE magazine.
video Rain moves east toward Inland Empire
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:59:26 UTC
The heaviest band of rain moved east of Los Angeles County Wednesday morning and headed toward the Inland Empire.
Consumer Reports tests out four different gaming consoles to see which offers the best bang for your buck this holiday season.
text Timeline of U.S. and Cuba relations
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:46:17 UTC
Here is a comprehensive timeline of relations between the two nations.
text Cuba gallery
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:44:51 UTC
Cuba gallery
PHOTOS: Check out these vacation photos off a camera a diver found in the ocean
text 'Fire Idzik' banner returns for Jets
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:36:43 UTC
For the second time in six weeks, the Jets practiced Wednesday as a plane circled the field carrying a banner that urged the firing of general manager John Idzik.
Joel David Moore is making a mark in the morgue on ABC's 'Forever.' The actor says he likes being the guy who brings a little levity to the show.
text Vivek Ranadive talks coaching search
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:11:12 UTC
Vivek Ranadive is grateful for the discipline and order that Mike Malone restored in the Kings, but he wants Sacramento's next head coach to be an offensive-minded "jazz director."
text Johnny Manziel early riser for Browns
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:50:59 UTC
Johnny Manziel called his ugly NFL starting debut an "absolutely" humbling experience, and his midweek preparation habits for Sunday's game at Carolina seem to validate those words.
text What You Need to Know About Alan Gross
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:50:57 UTC
Gross says he traveled to Havana to help Cuba’s Jews there connect to the web.
Rubio called President Obama the "worst negotiator" of "my lifetime."
Held for five years in Cuba, Alan Gross has finally been released.
text Oliver Luck joins NCAA
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 17:30:40 UTC
West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck is joining the NCAA as executive vice president of regulatory affairs and will report directly to NCAA president Mark Emmert, it was announced Wednesday.
Two co-founders and 12 other former employees of a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy blamed for a fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people were arrested early Wednesday.
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev trial to begin in Jan., hasn’t been seen since July 2013.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning for the Colby burn area Wednesday morning, but quickly canceled it as rain moved east of Los Angeles County.
text Showalter: Davis gets exemption
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:39:52 UTC
Baltimore Orioles slugger Chris Davis, who was suspended 25 games in September for testing positive for amphetamines, has received clearance from Major League Baseball to use Adderall in the 2015 season, manager Buck Showalter told reporters Tuesday.
text RG III going in another direction
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 16:29:39 UTC
Tired of his words being twisted or taken out of context, Redskins QB Robert Griffin III is changing his tone.
Sony says theaters don't have to show 'The Interview' after threats
2-year-old Ryan giggles as he listens to his mom speak following a cochlear implant procedure.
Stars of the new 'Annie' film are bringing the award-winning musical to a new generation.
text Bucks' Jabari Parker has torn ACL
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:49:11 UTC
Milwaukee Bucks forward Jabari Parker is expected to miss the rest of his rookie season after suffering a torn ACL in his left knee, the team announced Tuesday night.
Russell Westbrook had 32 points and seven assists, Kevin Durant scored 26 points, and the Thunder beat the reeling Kings 104-92 for their seventh straight win.
text Chargers commit to '15 in San Diego
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 15:39:02 UTC
In a renewed commitment to getting a stadium built here, the San Diego Chargers announced on Tuesday that team will not exercise its right to terminate the lease at Qualcomm Stadium, committing to play in the city for the 2015 season.
Hillary Clinton spoke out against the use of torture during a speech in New York City.
Marc Gasol scored 24 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies snapped the Golden State Warriors' NBA-best 16-game winning streak with a 105-98 victory on Tuesday night.
An Ohio man says a Cleveland Heights police officer acted aggressively when he pulled his gun on him during a traffic stop as he was rushing to his wife in labor.
The New York premiere and other screenings of the movie have been canceled because of online threats that moviegoers would be in danger.
Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced a joint review after deadly attack.
In the eyes of the law, pets are possessions and when you die meaning you can decided where they go. But what if that means bringing those pets to the grave with you?
text Tyson Chandler feels sorry for Melo
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 11:51:10 UTC
Dallas Mavericks center Tyson Chandler feels sorry for former New York Knicks teammate Carmelo Anthony, the face of a team that fell to 5-22 with Tuesday's 107-87 loss to the Mavs.
Catch up with what went viral in 2014 with this helpful video.
The Mars Curiosity Rover has measured a 10-fold spike in methane gas and detected organic material that might support the theory that life once existed there.
Nick Bjugstad scored the game-winning goal in the longest shootout in NHL history to lift the Florida Panthers over the Washington Capitals 2-1 on Tuesday night.
video Torrance businesses swamped in flash flood
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:33:48 UTC
Torrance received more than 2 inches of rain in just over two hours, damaging dozens of businesses and homes.
video Sony hackers issue new threat; lawsuit filed
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 07:31:12 UTC
A new threat has been issued by Sony hackers, warning of terrorist attacks on theaters showing 'The Interview,' the film that apparently sparked the cyber attack.
A voluntary evacuation was issued for Camarillo Springs residents in anticipation of flooding and possible mud flow on Tuesday.
text Paul George: I took Bryant's advice
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 06:38:03 UTC
Paul George said this week he got encouragement from a unique source to deal with his broken leg earlier this year. Kobe Bryant.
About 500 soldiers marched 38 miles from their base in Fort Irwin to the California Veterans Home in Barstow as part of an annual tradition to spread holiday cheer to our nation's heroes.
Norman Bridwell, creator of the popular 'Clifford the Big Red Dog' series of children's books turned into a PBS TV show, has died.
UC Berkeley officials say that about 1,600 people may have had their Social Security or credit card numbers stolen by hackers.
text Tom Brady responds to Knighton
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:51:53 UTC
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady had a simple reply when asked about Denver Broncos defensive tackle Terrance "Pot Roast" Knighton's so-called Super Bowl guarantee: "It doesn't matter what you say. It matters what you do."
Another storm swept through Southern California overnight and continued into Tuesday, sparking concerns of flooding and mud flow in some areas.
Los Angeles County prosecutors have declined to file any charges against comedian Bill Cosby over allegations that he sexually assaulted a 15-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1974.
At least one student survived by playing dead in today's tragic Taliban attack at a Pakistan school, the BBC reported.
President Barack Obama has signed a massive $1.1 trillion spending bill that keeps the government operating over the next nine months.
While posing for pre-wedding photos for her husband on horseback, the bride-to-be was thrown from the horse she was riding.
text Connor Cook indicates return
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:44:43 UTC
Michigan State quarterback Connor Cook says he has "unfinished business" that he would like to take care of and indicated he plans to be back with the Spartans as a senior.
A spokesman for the Pakistani military says that 141 people, most of them children, were killed in a Taliban assault on a school.
A dolphin that was transported to SeaWorld San Diego after being rescued by Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguards in San Pedro has died.
Lawyers for Roman Polanski filed court papers that allege Los Angeles district attorney and judges carried out 'serious misconduct' in their efforts to bring the film director to California to face judgment in a decades-old rape case.
video OC residents warned of dangerous high surf
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:06:06 UTC
Bursts of rain in Orange County Tuesday did not cause any major issues, but wild surf had officials warning residents to stay out of the water.
text Chris Mullin resists in-season move
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 01:04:12 UTC
Chris Mullin is resisting the invitation to make an in-season move from an advisory role to the bench ‎of the Sacramento Kings, according to NBA coaching sources.
The punk trio Green Day, poet of the New York underground Lou Reed and "Lean on Me" singer Bill Withers will lead a new class of inductees into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame next year.
video VIDEO: Big Bear enjoys flurry of snow
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:57:32 UTC
Heavy fog and rain in Big Bear Tuesday morning turned into sporadic snowfall, as a storm system swept through the Southland.
Britney Spears is looking ab-solutely fantastic on the new cover on Women's Health magazine, but some say the pop star's face is almost unrecognizable in the image.
text PHOTOS: Britney Spears through the years
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:38:16 UTC
A look back at pop star Britney Spears through the years.
Four members of the Hells Angels Motorcycle Club were arrested for various violations in Mira Monte in Ventura County on Sunday.
With a sly grin and robust rosy cheeks, Prince George looks cheerful and self-assured - for a toddler - in holiday pictures released Sunday.
text Los Angeles vies for 2024 Summer Olympics
Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:10:06 UTC
Los Angeles is making its pitch to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
A man was killed and a woman injured following a shooting in the parking lot of a Mexican restaurant in Oxnard early Monday.
The body of murder suspect Bradley William Stone has been found near his Pennsylvania home.
An Iraq War veteran suspected of shooting his ex-wife and five members of her family in suburban Philadelphia was found dead of self-inflicted stab wounds Tuesday. A knife was found at the scene.
text Pacquiao: Fans have waited too long
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:23:08 UTC
Manny Pacquiao isn't mincing words when it comes to a potential fight with pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather Jr., taking to Twitter on Tuesday to let him know he's ready.
text Fighters claim UFC restricts earnings
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:23:06 UTC
A group of current and former mixed martial arts fighters is suing the company that owns the Ultimate Fighting Championship in what could evolve into a class-action antitrust lawsuit involving hundreds of fighters.
In an interview with ABC News, Donald Trump said Jeb Bush is the "last thing" the country needs in a presidential candidate.
text Pedestrian killed in downtown LA hit-and-run
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 23:02:10 UTC
A pedestrian was struck and killed in a hit-and-run in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday. A driver has been taken into custody.
As Hanukkah kicks off December 16, here's how to enjoy the popular holiday game.
From menorahs to dreidels and all the potato latkes in-between, here is what you need to know about Hanukkah.
PHOTOS: Bride is thrown from a horse during wedding photo shoot
text Sprint to end NASCAR sponsorship
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:27:29 UTC
Sprint has informed NASCAR that it will not extend its title sponsorship of the organization's top-tier racing series beyond the current contract, which expires after the 2016 season.
Brad and Dallas Woodhouse, brothers with vastly different political ideologies, appeared to be having a great time bickering on C-SPAN today.
text Bo Pelini to coach Youngstown State
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:17:15 UTC
Former Nebraska coach Bo Pelini is taking the head-coaching job at Youngstown State.
text GM: 'Can't expect' much from A-Rod
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:07:06 UTC
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says Alex Rodriguez's days as an every-day fielder are over and that he hopes Rodriguez will be New York's full-time designated hitter.
text Irvine bank robbery suspect sought
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 22:02:06 UTC
The Irvine Police Department is searching for a man who they say fled with an undisclosed amount of cash after robbing a bank Monday.
Jeb Bush’s decision has shaken up the possible presidential field.
text Bears fan comes to McCaskey's aid
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:31:39 UTC
Chicago Bears chairman George McCaskey was involved in an altercation Monday night with a New Orleans Saints fan during Chicago's 31-15 loss, a team spokesman confirmed Tuesday.
Robin Williams' suicide seared into the world's collective mindset more than anything else this year, based on what people were searching for on Google.
A 1,000-pound cow being prepared for slaughter jumped a 6-foot fence and bolted through the streets of Pocatello before police shot and killed it following a lengthy pursuit.
A total of 141 people, most of them children, were killed when Taliban attackers opened fire indiscriminately at a military-run school in northwestern Pakistan.
text The fastest growing jobs by each state
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 21:00:04 UTC
Looking for a career change? Here's where the jobs are growing fast in your state.
video Glendora residents prepare for another storm
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:58:55 UTC
Glendora residents were keeping a close watch on the coming rain, hopeful that the sandbags and K-rails in place will keep mud flow and debris away from their property.
Azusa residents living at the bottom of a massive hillside left barren by the Colby Fire are bracing for mudslides they say are inevitable once the rain picks up.
A police sergeant in Washington state survived a terrifying ordeal after being dragged by a car while trying to arrest shoplifting suspects.
When a primary school teacher was giving a lesson on anti-bullying, he decided he needed to come out to his class as a gay man. Afterward, one little girl wrote a heartfelt letter in support of him that has now gone viral.
Bill Cosby's daughter Evin is weighing in on the allegations being made against her dad.
Charges have been filed against three young men in connection with the murder of a father of four in northwest Indiana.
text Jobs gallery
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:00:08 UTC
Jobs gallery
Police arrested 25 protesters who blocked the Oakland Police Department headquarters and nearby streets during a demonstration calling for the end of police killings of unarmed black people.
text Guilty plea in Yasiel Puig's smuggling
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:55:15 UTC
A South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a conspiracy to smuggle Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in return for a sizable cut of the outfielder's multimillion-dollar salary.
A 15-year-old Illinois boy is dead after he accidentally shot himself while on FaceTime with a friend.
Lawsuit focused on Apple's early days of reshaping the music industry.
Los Angeles International Airport police and LAPD bomb squad cleared a suspicious object from the Tom Bradley International Terminal on Tuesday.
Anaheim police are looking for additional alleged victims of a transient who was pretending to be a police officer and stopping citizens.
text FSU, Washington get 3 1st-teamers
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:19:43 UTC
The College Football Playoff participants are well represented on The Associated Press All-America team.
text Anthony Davis set to return Tuesday
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 19:14:38 UTC
The New Orleans Pelicans say forward Anthony Davis is expected to return from a chest injury Tuesday night against the Utah Jazz.
Delayed emergency calls and the distance between crime scenes caused much confusion in the initial discovery of the shooting spree that unfolded outside of Philadelphia.
text Houston hires OSU's Tom Herman
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:49:16 UTC
Ohio State offensive coordinator Tom Herman has signed on to become the head coach at Houston, but he will still coach the Buckeyes in the College Football Playoff.
A protest put on by a group of second-graders in Massachusetts has sparked controversy, but the school says it was just teaching the kids a lesson in civics.
Electronic cigarettes have surpassed traditional smoking in popularity among teens, the government's annual drug use survey finds.
At least 10 passengers and 4 crew members were injured.
text Les Miles: Not returning to Michigan
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 18:18:47 UTC
Les Miles will not be the next coach at Michigan. So says Les Miles.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced today morning that he will "actively explore the possibility of running for president of the United States."
The ruble dropped as much as 20 percent at one point today.
One person was killed and five others were rushed to the hospital following a head-on car crash in Lake View Terrace.
Dominique Harrison-Bentzen was so touched by a stranger's act of kindness that she wants to pay him back in a big way.
text Morse, Marlins have agreement
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:43:14 UTC
Veteran free agent Michael Morse has an agreement in place with the Miami Marlins on a two-year, $8 million contract, sources told ESPN, confirming multiple reports.
text Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend testifies
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:38:09 UTC
NASCAR driver Kurt Busch's ex-girlfriend is delivering emotional testimony in a Delaware courtroom, seeking an order that Busch stay away from her following an alleged assault.
text Video: Dog walks upright like a person
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 17:13:04 UTC
A video of a dog walking upright is the most adorable thing you'll see all day.
Student raises more than $15,000 for homeless man after his act of kindness
An Australian newscaster emotionally fought back tears on air after realizing she was connected to a Sydney siege victim.
Oxnard police are asking for the public's help to find whoever shot and killed a 31-year-old man over the weekend.
The passenger, who didn't want to wait any longer to get off the plane, opened the emergency door and deployed the emergency slide, causing more than $16,000 in damage
video Pet of the Week: Chow Chow mix named Duke
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:08:52 UTC
Our Pet of the Week on Tuesday, Dec. 16, is a 10-year-old male Chow Chow mix named Duke. Please give him a good home!
text Cowboys confident Murray will play
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 16:01:53 UTC
Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray had surgery Monday to repair a broken bone in his left hand, coach Jason Garrett said.
Drew Brees threw for 375 yards and three touchdowns, and the New Orleans Saints beat the Chicago Bears 31-15 on Monday night to grab the NFC South lead.
Australia Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the hostage taker in Monday's siege in Sydney was a "deeply disturbed individual."
A man who was walking home in La Puente was shot in the leg and back by two suspects who remain at large.
A Walmart employee dipped into her own pocket recently to help help an elderly customer pay for his groceries.
text Andrew Luck confuses with kindness
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:40:54 UTC
Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has started to confound pass rushers not by his impressive play, but by congratulating defenders for hard hits.
text NHL's Mumps Outbreak Might Not Be Over Yet
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:30:47 UTC
More than a dozen NHL players and referees have contracted mumps in recent weeks, with additional players tested amid fears that the disease could spread.
A northern white rhinoceros that was only one of six left in the world died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
text What We Know About the Sydney Siege Hostages
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 12:04:29 UTC
Police have confirmed that three people -- including the gunman -- have been killed in the hostage crisis at a cafe in downtown Sydney, Australia.
text Jabari Parker sprains left knee
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 11:59:27 UTC
Bucks forward Jabari Parker left Monday's 96-94 win over the Phoenix Suns early in the third quarter because of a left knee sprain.
Reports: Self-proclaimed "healer" already faced allegations of sexual assault.
Now this is a friend you can count on. When one tortoise saw his friend had flipped upside-down, and onto his shell, his adrenaline-fueled reflexes took hold. At lightning speed, the hero tortoise got to work helping out his friend.
video What's the best charity to donate to?
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:43:59 UTC
Donations typically spike as people reach into their wallets over the holidays. But before giving any money, consumers should see how their chosen charity is spending the money.
A Texas police officer has been placed on administrative duty after his dashboard camera caught him Tasering an elderly man.
A suspect in a deadly shooting rampage remains on the run outside of Philadelphia.
Jahlil Okafor had a season-high 25 points and set a Duke freshman record with 20 rebounds in the second-ranked Blue Devils' 75-62 victory over Elon on Monday night.
Sydney police say three people have died, including the gunman, during a hostage crisis that ended when officers stormed a downtown cafe.
'Unbroken' director Angelina Jolie is suffering from chickenpox and had to miss her film's premiere. Her husband Brad Pitt embraced the family of Louis Zamperini on her behalf.
LeBron James scored 27 points with 13 assists, Kevin Love added 22 points and 18 rebounds, and the Cleveland Cavaliers defeated the Charlotte Hornets 97-88 on Monday night.
An early earthquake warning system, which would provide several seconds of warning after a fault ruptures, has received $5 million as part of spending bill approved by Congress.
Dec. 15 is the busiest shipping and mailing day of the year -- about six million customers are expected to visit a post office on Monday.
Two pedestrians were struck by a 91-year-old driver in Mar Vista Monday morning. Fire officials say one person was pronounced dead at the scene.
Sony is striking back after hackers leaked damaging emails in one of the largest digital breaches against an American company.
Just as two politically opposite brothers, Brad (D) and Dallas Woodhouse (R) were getting personal in a heated debate about the political divide in the U.S. on C-SPAN's Washington Journal program, their own mother called into the show to scold them on live TV!
A San Jose police officer is on leave after tweeting controversial messages about demonstrators in the Bay Area who've been protesting deadly police brutality.
San Bernardino police arrested more than 30 people and confiscated dozens of weapons in a months-long operation cracking down on gang violence.
The Los Angeles Fire Department is asking for the public's help in locating two potential witnesses seen in video footage near the massive fire that broke out at a downtown apartment complex under construction on Dec. 8.
A manhunt is under way for a gunman suspected of killing six people and wounding another at three separate locations in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, overnight.
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:04:24 UTC
Kentucky is still the unanimous No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 poll.
text Kosar: 'Makes me want to throw up'
Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:04:22 UTC
Former Cleveland Browns quarterback Bernie Kosar said an "uneducated" front office is responsible for the debacle that took place in Sunday's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 04:04:22 UTC
The Kansas City Royals have reached agreement with free-agent outfielder Alex Rios on a one-year, $11 million contract, two league sources confirmed to ESPN.com.
A father of four children who went missing from Montebello and whose wife was found dead in the trunk of her car pleaded not guilty to murder and kidnapping charges Monday. Daniel Perez's attorney says his client acted in self-defense after his wife attacked him with a knife.
The gunman who had been holding people hostage inside a chocolate store in downtown Sydney has been killed, Australian police confirmed to ABC News.
A 50-year staple Christmas decoration has gone missing from the entrance of a Ranchview community in Rolling Hills Estates.
Thank you to the hundreds of very generous donors who came out to our Stuff-a-Bus toy drive at Westfield Topanga in Canoga Park. We stuffed a record 10 1/2 buses!
'Birdman' and 'Grand Budapest Hotel' were among the top films listed in the 20th Critics' Choice Movie Awards nominations Monday.
CNK Digital came out to our Stuff-a-Bus event in Canoga Park and donated 50 of their ClickN KIDS tablet loaded with educational software for underprivileged kids this holiday season.
Employees from local JP Morgan branches donate 2,000 toys for unprivileged children at our Stuff-a-Bus event in Canoga Park.
Law enforcement is tracking a suspect in Doylestown, Bucks County matching the description of Bradley Stone, the suspect in a series of deadly shootings in Montgomery County, sources say.
James Sexton, a former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy, has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for trying to derail a federal investigation into corruption at county jails.
Eight-year-old Dylan Siegel has raised $1 million to help research the rare disease afflicting his best friend.
For the fourth consecutive year, Spin Master Toys came out to Stuff-a-Bus event in Canoga Park and donated more than $10,000 worth of toys for children in need this holiday season.
Army soldiers paid a visit to sick kids who can't be home for the holidays at the City of Hope National Medical Center.
A local FedEx crew generously donated dozens of toys, plus $5,000 to our Spark of Love toy drive.
A recently burglarized family of gun-owners apprehended the suspects that they believe to be responsible for breaking into their home a few days prior.
A quick-thinking Orange County Fire Authority dispatcher helped save a woman who was choking on a marshmallow by giving her daughter detailed instructions on how to perform the Heimlich maneuver.
A recently burglarized family of gun-owners apprehended the suspects that they believe to be responsible for breaking into their home a few days prior.
Thank you Moose Toys for coming out to our Stuff-a-Bus event in Canoga Park and donating more than 500 toys to our Spark of Love toy drive.
Generous ABC7 viewers helped Garth the Elf stuff buses in Canoga Park for children in need. See photos of all the fun!
Make a New Year's resolution to visit these top travel spots in 2015.
Uber was promising free rides and refunds Monday for people fleeing central Sydney after coming under criticism for hiking prices during a hostage crisis that was unfolding there.
Two officers were hospitalized following a physical altercation with an aggressive panhandler outside a restaurant in Hawthorne Monday.
Jeb Bush makes no mention of 2016 in early state, but gives advice to graduates.
text Timeline of the Sydney Hostage Siege
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:56:25 UTC
Here's a breakdown of what happened in the 16-hour span of the crisis.
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:46:19 UTC
Cleveland Browns receiver Andrew Hawkins said Monday he should not have to apologize for wearing a T-shirt that asked for justice for Tamir Rice and John Crawford.
text Slava Voynov facing felony charge
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:46:18 UTC
Suspended Los Angeles Kings defenseman Slava Voynov will stand trial on a felony charge of domestic violence after a judge deemed there to be sufficient evidence to move forward with the case Monday.
text Best travel destinations in the U.S. 2015
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:45:39 UTC
Best travel destinations in the U.S. 2015
First Lady Michelle Obama wants to sleep late on Christmas and, ideally, in a new pair of comfy pajamas.
Police are searching for a woman who is suspected of stealing packages left in front of homes in Anaheim Hills and Riverside.
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:29:50 UTC
See events featured on the ABC 7-Day Planner.
The doctor has been among the hardest nominees for Obama to get confirmed.
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 23:20:56 UTC
The Sacramento Kings have fired coach Mike Malone, and sources say George Karl is a target to replace him.
text Johnny Manziel: 1st time shut out
Mon, 15 Dec 2014 22:55:27 UTC
Johnny Manziel, looking back on what he called an "absolutely" humbling day, said his NFL starting debut was the worst game of his career, at any level.