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An Orange County firefighter, credited with quick thinking that averted a tragedy on the I-5 Freeway in Mission Viejo, was honored Tuesday.
text Bradley, Mahan, Simpson make squad
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:13:22 UTC
Keegan Bradley hasn't stopped thinking about playing in another Ryder Cup. U.S. captain Tom Watson gave him that chance Tuesday night.
video South LA shootings: 4 dead, several injured
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 01:03:41 UTC
Four people died and several others were injured in multiple shootings throughout the South Los Angeles area on Labor Day.
text Josh Brent return OK'd for Week 11
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:58:11 UTC
Josh Brent is a member of the Dallas Cowboys once more but before he can return to the field he must serve a 10-game suspension handed down from the NFL.
text New diet trick: a good night's sleep?
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:52:41 UTC
Amazingly enough, a good night's sleep can help you feel better, look better, get more done, live longer, even lose weight.
video Suspect in custody after Santa Ana hit-run
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:49:32 UTC
A suspect is in custody after a hit-and-run sent a Santa Ana couple to the hospital Monday night.
text Anthony Davis powers U.S. to win
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:48:00 UTC
Anthony Davis scored 21 points, Kenneth Faried had 15 and the United States remained unbeaten at the FIBA Basketball World Cup by beating winless New Zealand 98-71 on Tuesday.
Parents showed up at Crescent Avenue Christian Preschool in Buena Park Tuesday morning to find the school was shut down.
A new Internet video purports to show the beheading of U.S. reporter Steven Sotloff by a self-professed member of ISIS.
text Jim Irsay suspended six games
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:37:54 UTC
The NFL on Tuesday suspended Jim Irsay for six games and fined him $500,000 after the Indianapolis Colts owner pleaded guilty to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
Azusa Police are searching for two suspects who attempted to kidnap a boy riding his bike home from a park on Monday night.
text Vernon Davis 'didn't see anything'
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:22:45 UTC
Tight end Vernon Davis said a larger number of 49ers players were at the party Saturday night in which the alleged incident between Ray McDonald and his girlfriend took place.
text Wes Welker suspended 4 games
Wed, 03 Sep 2014 00:22:42 UTC
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker has been suspended four games for use of amphetamines, sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Russian military forces spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists.
text J.J. Watt now focused on greatness
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:47:19 UTC
J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans talks about his new $100 million extension.
text Why Violence Is Erupting Now in Pakistan
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:47:16 UTC
Two months of slow-burning protests and rallies against Pakistan's ruling party finally erupted in violence last weekend in the Pakistani capital of Islamabad, a normally quiet city with a heavy security presence.
Two men were arrested Monday night in connection to a possible gang-related shooting in Pomona near Dupont Street and Cathy Avenue.
text Carrie Underwood, Mike Fisher expecting baby
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:19:18 UTC
Country star Carrie Underwood and NHL player Mike Fisher are expected their first child. The baby is due in spring.
text Cowboys to bring in Michael Sam
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 23:11:48 UTC
Michael Sam is flying to Dallas on Tuesday night and will take a physical Wednesday and if all goes well they will add him to their practice squad, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.
Firefighters rescued two mountain lion cubs caught in a wildfire in Montana on Friday.
text Yankees to wear Derek Jeter patch
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:51:35 UTC
The New York Yankees announced Tuesday that the team will wear a patch of Derek Jeter's final season logo on all player hats and uniforms from Sept. 7, the day that the shortstop will be honored at Yankee Stadium, through the end of the season.
Police believe street racing played role in a crash that killed a man in North Hollywood.
See photos of two mountain lion cubs rescued from a wildfire in Montana on Friday, August 29, 2014.
A young black bear had been roaming around Western Pennsylvania with a 'bucket' stuck over its head for over a month until Sunday when rescuers freed him of his imprisonment.
video Dunkin' Donuts opens in Santa Monica
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:11:12 UTC
A pink carpet was rolled out in Santa Monica for the return of Dunkin' Donuts in Southern California.
text ABC7 events calendar - 7-day planner
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:08:51 UTC
See what's happening around town and submit your own events.
Summer is just about over, but Winter is ready to arrive.
Watching this Alzheimer's patient remember her daughter is truly touching.
A female driver was detained at the end of a slow-speed police chase that began in West Los Angeles and ended in Beverly Hills Tuesday afternoon.
text Joel Stave (shoulder) out indefinitely
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:35:08 UTC
Wisconsin junior quarterback Joel Stave is out indefinitely with a sore throwing shoulder, the school announced Tuesday morning.
text Belichick douses Gronk's enthusiasm
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:14:48 UTC
New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick says he's not ready to say whether tight end Rob Gronkowski will play Sunday.
text Steelers prep for Manziel in Week 1
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:04:38 UTC
Mike Tomlin lavished praise on Cleveland Browns quarterback Brian Hoyer.
text Statue captures city's work ethic
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:59:34 UTC
A 9-foot statue of Philadelphia's Joe Frazier will honor the fighter's and city's spirit.
text Texas A&M jumps 12 spots
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:54:29 UTC
The Texas A&M Aggies, buoyed by their victory over South Carolina, moved up 13 spots to No. 8 in the AP Top 25 after the opening weekend of college football.
text Poll: 71 percent say keep Redskins
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:49:25 UTC
Nearly three-fourths of Americans favor letting the Washington Redskins keep their nickname, but the percentage who think it should be changed has tripled in the past two decades, according to a poll conducted by Langer Research for "Outside the Lines."
A new video appears to show the execution of Steven Sotloff, the second American killed by a self-professed member of the Islamic terror group ISIS.
It was probably not the perfect day the bride envisioned when her groom ended up in handcuffs following their wedding over the weekend.
Would you ever eat off of the floor at your subway station?
text Joan Rivers on life support, daughter says
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:21:35 UTC
Joan Rivers remains on life support after going into cardiac arrest last week, her family said Tuesday.
Apple on Tuesday said certain celebrity accounts were compromised by a 'very targeted attack,' but Apple systems were not breached.
Jimi Jamison, who sang lead on Survivor hits such as 'Burning Heart' and 'Is This Love,' has died. He was 63.
ISIS cruelly executed American journalist Steven Sotloff just one week after his mother pleaded with the group's leader to "be merciful" and spare her son.
The doctor with SIM Missionary worked at the same hospital as Dr. Kent Brantly.
text Watch "#Selfie" now on Twitter!
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:51:34 UTC
Twitter users can catch a sneak peak at ABC's "Selfie."
text Jim Irsay pleads guilty to OWI
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:52:38 UTC
Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay pleaded guilty Tuesday to one misdemeanor count of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
When a disaster strikes where you live, is your state prepared to keep your children safe? International charity and child's rights organization Save the Children has created an interactive map to promote awareness of the lack of safety measures in place for U.S. children during a crisis.
A group of filmmakers set out to find the truth on human trafficking statistics and created '8 Days,' a movie inspired by real stories.
text Harbaugh addresses McDonald arrest
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:37:26 UTC
49ers coach Jim Harbaugh addressed the Ray McDonald arrest Tuesday on his weekly radio appearance on KNBR, making it clear he won't tolerate domestic abuse but that he also believes in due process.
text Texans give J.J. Watt $100M deal
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:27:19 UTC
The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached agreement on a six-year contract extension that could pay him $100 million, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
A Florida woman aboard a Delta flight flipped out after another passenger reclined her seat, apparently smacking her in the head, and demanded the airline immediately land the plane so she could get off, police said.
Yet another argument between two passengers caused the pilot of a Delta flight from New York to Florida to make an unscheduled landing.
text No punishments for Manning, Gase
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 17:06:57 UTC
The NFL did not fine or implement any other punishment on the Denver Broncos, quarterback Peyton Manning or offensive coordinator Adam Gase for an April visit when Gase and Manning crossed paths at the University of Alabama, team sources told ESPN.
A Colorado woman is lucky to be alive after she was in a serious accident while texting.
Grass-fed and local on a pretzel bun, oh my!
The singer was with Selena Gomez at the time of the arrest.
Our Pet of the Week on Tuesday is an adorable 10-year-old female German Shepherd mix named Diana. Please give her a good home!
'The Story of Frozen: Making A Disney Animated Classic' gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Disney's smash hit and modern movie classic, and will air Tuesday, September 2 at 8 p.m.
video Southern California weather forecast Tuesday
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:42:18 UTC
Tuesday will start off with overcast skies that will stretch from L.A. and O.C. beaches into the Inland Empire.
text Europeans add 3 wild-card picks
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:35:16 UTC
European captain Paul McGinley chose Ian Poulter, Lee Westwood and Stephen Gallacher as his wild-card selections Tuesday for the Ryder Cup, with Luke Donald the high-profile name to miss out.
Singer Chris Brown on Tuesday pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in Washington DC and was sentenced to time served.
Don't be surprised if Baby Georgia grows up with a need for speed. She's already having fun with her dad as they pretend to go for rides in cars and planes.
text Boaters Thankful After Dramatic Ocean Rescue
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:24:13 UTC
The mayday call came in - five passengers on a sinking boat, 17 miles off of the coast, their boat without power.
text Raiders going with rookie Derek Carr
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:09:01 UTC
The Oakland Raiders have named rookie Derek Carr their starting quarterback.
Police are investigating after a female victim's body was found in San Jacinto on Monday.
A Florida man charged in a gruesome murder faces an all-or-nothing offer that could set him free from jail.
The dress is stunning in the front and a kids' party in the back.
A manhunt is underway for a notorious bank robber known as the "AK-47 Bandit," suspected in a slew of brazen heists across the northwest - and now in Nebraska.
The Department of Homeland Security has lost track of more than 6,000 foreign nationals who entered the United States on student visas, overstayed their welcome, and essentially vanished -- exploiting a security gap that was supposed to be fixed after t..
If you use Venmo, you already know how convenient it is to pay your friends instantly, splitting the bill at dinner without hitting up an ATM or getting exact change.
The scandal over hacked nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton and other celebrities has renewed focus on a maverick website that has been linked to pornography, activists hackers like Anonymous, violent memes that include Slender Man, as well as..
The FBI said today it is "aware" that someone has leaked nude photos purporting to be pictures of dozens of A-list celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton and is "addressing the matter."
Dominique Brown's 15-yard touchdown run in the third quarter and Gerald Christian's 10-yard TD catch late in the fourth followed Louisville's big defensive performance that helped beat Miami 31-13 on Monday night.
David Price bounced back from an alarming start and Miguel Cabrera homered twice, hitting one of Detroit's three homers off Cleveland's Corey Kluber, as the Tigers rolled to a 12-1 win on Monday to slow the Indians' climb in the standings.
text Serena in first Slam quarters of '14
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:28:18 UTC
Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and defeated Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3 Monday, keeping alive her hopes for a third straight US Open title.
Two people died and several others were injured in five shootings throughout the South Los Angeles area Monday afternoon.
The first human trial for an investigational Ebola vaccine is set to begin this week.
A male bicyclist was fatally struck by an alleged drunk driver in Huntington Beach Monday, police said.
text Motorcyclist killed in collision in Reseda
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 05:56:21 UTC
A male motorcyclist was killed Monday after colliding with a vehicle in Reseda, Los Angeles police said.
While Labor Day traditionally marks the end of summer, it also marks the start of some fun fall activities for families.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti on Monday announced details about his proposal to raise minimum wage in the city.
video Routine is key for those with adult ADHD
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:32:28 UTC
According to the National Institutes of Health, more than 4 percent of adults suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
Thousands of people hit the beaches across Southern California for Labor Day, marking the unofficial end to summer.
text Brush fire contained near I-15 Fwy in Corona
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:03:37 UTC
A brush fire sparked by a collision involving a pickup truck on the 15 Freeway in Corona was contained Monday night.
Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia Phillies relievers combined to pitch a no-hitter Monday, beating the Atlanta Braves 7-0.
Most people who look at the home on Chislehurst Drive may not realize they're looking at a multi-million-dollar dog house.
text David Ash won't play vs. BYU
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:39:06 UTC
Texas Longhorns quarterback David Ash will not play Saturday against BYU because of concussion-like symptoms, coach Charlie Strong said Monday.
text Ferguson Police Receive Body Camera Donation
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:33:59 UTC
A mobile video surveillance company has donated body cameras to the Ferguson Police Department after a white Ferguson police officer shot and killed a black unarmed teenager, prompting calls across the country for more officers to wear mobile cameras.
video Alice in Wonderland syndrome distorts vision
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:33:26 UTC
Patients with Alice in Wonderland syndrome see sudden distortions in objects they're looking at.
While most people say Made in America was a success, others question if the inconveniences outweigh the benefits.
video Tips on how to save money on laundry
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 02:11:22 UTC
The average family does 400 louds of laundry per year. A Consumer Reports study found the six most common money wasters.
Four generations of women from one family went skydiving together to celebrate a great-grandmother's 91st birthday.
Prime Minister David Cameron has proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having traveled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.
text Chris Kirk bolsters Ryder Cup case
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 01:22:59 UTC
Chris Kirk made three big putts and captured the biggest win of his career Monday in the Deutsche Bank Championship. Whether that was enough for U.S. captain Tom Watson to add him to the Ryder Cup team was the least of his concerns.
Three Americans detained in North Korea are calling for the U.S. to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
The intergalactic misfits of 'Guardians of the Galaxy' are the summer's box-office superheroes.
video Woman slashed in face in East Los Angeles
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:39:13 UTC
A woman suffered serious injuries after being slashed in the face and thrown out of a vehicle in East Los Angeles Monday.
text Wes Welker's status still in doubt
Tue, 02 Sep 2014 00:32:07 UTC
Denver Broncos receiver Wes Welker (concussion) returns to practice.
The El Monte Boys & Girls Club has shuttered its doors after allegations of gang activity taking place at the facility.
text Houston Astros fire Bo Porter
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:45:26 UTC
The Houston Astros have fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, the team announced.
text Jesus 'Bobo' Wilson's ban lifted
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:35:17 UTC
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher announced Monday that receiver Jesus "Bobo" Wilson's indefinite suspension, which stemmed from a June theft of a scooter, has been lifted.
The numbers are down this summer ... severe weather-wise.
text Odell Beckham Jr. still not close
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 20:58:49 UTC
Rookie receiver Odell Beckham Jr. could be weeks away from returning for the New York Giants.
Five-year-old Albert is using his own version of the Ice Bucket Challenge to encourage people to become organ donors.
text Crimson Tide loses two starters
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:57:53 UTC
No. 2 Alabama loses two starters -- DB Jarrick Williams (foot) and WR DeAndrew White (shoulder) -- for significant time.
video Labor Day Parade draws crowds to Wilmington
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:29:25 UTC
The 35th annual Labor Day Parade in Wilmington paid tribute to social and economic achievements of workers.
text Rob Gronkowski: 'I'm ready to go'
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 19:07:16 UTC
Rob Gronkowski said Monday that he has been cleared to play in the New England Patriots' opener Sunday against the Miami Dolphins.
text Why your 40-hour work week feels so long
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:36:34 UTC
Does your work week feel longer than 40 hours? It probably is.
Crews battling a wildfire in a far Northern California forest that has led to the evacuation of 250 homes are bracing for warmer, dryer weather.
text ISIS Turning Old Enemies into Awkward Allies
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 18:21:18 UTC
The Islamic army known as ISIS is turning old enemies into awkward allies.
A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million from the girl's trust fund.
text U.S. rallies to survive Turkish test
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 17:15:27 UTC
They figured it would be simple, that they would just beat up on Turkey like they did Finland a night earlier.
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy crashed her car Monday morning on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale.
A central Pennsylvania man will serve 28 to 56 years behind bars for suffocating his girlfriend after she survived his deliberate, high-speed car crash.
text Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union tie the knot
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:49:36 UTC
Actress Gabrielle Union tied the knot to basketball star Dwyane Wade this weekend in front of friends and family.
text 'Ebola Is Real' on Streets of Monrovia
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:39:56 UTC
Denial continues to fuel the deadly outbreak in West Africa.
As a 16-year-old French girl was arrested this weekend when she headed to join ISIS in Syria by way of Turkey, foreign governments are trying to come up with new approaches to contain possible radicalists.
"National Anthem Girl" completed her goal in just over 2 years.
A tweet from Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry's verified account on Sunday night included a disparaging image of the Democratic district attorney who is at the center of his criminal indictment on charges of abuse of power.
You may think you know how to barbecue, but there are always some tips and tricks to take your barbequing to the next level.
text Tony Stewart's return ends early
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:14:04 UTC
Tony Stewart's return to the track was marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
text Kasey Kahne wins after late restarts
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:58:52 UTC
Kasey Kahne's "downer" year received an important boost when he overcame his struggles with restarts with a big power move when he needed it the most.
text Alex Smith, Chiefs deal worth $68M
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:48:46 UTC
The Kansas City Chiefs have signed Alex Smith to an extension that will keep him as their quarterback for the long term.
The U.S. embassy residential annex in Libya that was taken over by an Islamist-allied militia this weekend features an in-ground pool, a tennis court and a weight room in the palatial compound.
Russia's foreign minister urged those holding a new round of talks Monday on easing Ukraine's crisis.
Police are looking for three "military-looking" men and their car.
J-Law's reps say it is an invasion of privacy. See which celebs say the photos are completely fake.
video Labor Day sales, deals top Black Friday
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:37:26 UTC
Labor Day is one of the best times of the year to find great deals on everything from clothes to cars.
More severe weather is expected across parts of the country this Labor Day, with the Midwest under threat of 60 mph winds, golf ball-sized hail and possible tornadoes.
text Baylor unveils Robert Griffin III statue
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 13:02:39 UTC
RG III in bronze and boats on the water at Baylor.
text 7-Eleven clerk stabbed in Rancho Cucamonga
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 11:43:08 UTC
A 7-Eleven clerk was stabbed Sunday outside a branch in Rancho Cucamonga, San Bernardino County sheriff's deputies said.
Kanye West wrapped up the Made in America music festival Sunday at Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles.
NASCAR superstar Tony Stewart is back behind the wheel, racing for the first time tonight since his car knocked a young driver to his death in another race three weeks ago. The investigation into that incident is still under way.
text 6 things you didn't know about Labor Day
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:48:13 UTC
Better put those Seersucker suits in the closet once September roles around.
text Niners DE Ray McDonald arrested
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:31:12 UTC
San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
text Nathan Orf plays all 9 positions
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:28:35 UTC
Milwaukee Brewers prospect Nathan Orf played all nine positions for the Class A Brevard County Manatees.
text Belinda Bencic reaches quarterfinals
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:53:18 UTC
With mentor Martina Hingis cheering from the stands, 17-year-old Belinda Bencic became the youngest US Open quarterfinalist since Hingis herself in 1997, defeating ninth-seeded Jelena Jankovic in straight sets.
A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of arson and burglary following a commercial fire in Dana Point Sunday morning.
One person was killed and six people injured in an accident on the northbound 5 Freeway in Castaic Sunday.
text Huntington Park resident finds snake in sink
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:17:28 UTC
A Huntington Park resident was startled to find a garden snake slithering around a bathroom sink.
Mike Trout homered and drove in three runs, Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings, and the Angels completed a four-game sweep of the A's with an 8-1 win.
text Adam Dunn eyes first playoff run
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:27:29 UTC
Adam Dunn's first opportunity at a playoff appearance will also be his swan song as the slugger announced Sunday he plans to retire at the conclusion of the season on the same day the Oakland Athletics acquired him in a trade with the White Sox.
The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a pilot who lost consciousness and crashed a small airplane into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia shore.
The Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital has "secured" a U.S. Embassy residential compound there, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting, one of its commanders said Sunday.
text Michael Sam unclaimed on waivers
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:01:47 UTC
Michael Sam went unclaimed on waivers Sunday and is now free to sign with an NFL team's practice squad.
text Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:17:41 UTC
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
Former "The View" co-host Jenny McCarthy and New Kids on the Block member Donnie Wahlberg married Sunday in suburban St. Charles.
text Gilles Simon upsets David Ferrer
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 23:30:58 UTC
Fourth-seeded David Ferrer became the first top-10 seed to fall in the men's draw of the U.S. Open, losing to Gilles Simon 6-3, 3-6, 6-1, 6-3 in the third round Sunday.
text Nike keeps Durant with megadeal
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 22:35:24 UTC
With Kevin Durant on the verge of a move to Under Armour, sources told ESPN on Sunday that Nike has exercised its right to match any rival shoe company's offer to the Oklahoma City Thunder star.
A New Mexico shooting range is coming under fire for allowing children to practice shooting semi-automatic weapons.
text Pats trade Ryan Mallett to Texans
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:50:01 UTC
The Houston Texans have acquired quarterback Ryan Mallett from the New England Patriots.
text Search and rescue called off at Point Fermin
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 21:12:08 UTC
A search and rescue for two boaters was called off Sunday afternoon at Point Fermin in San Pedro after reports were found to be incorrect.
text Brewers acquire Jonathan Broxton
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:54:32 UTC
The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named later.
text Kraft recalls American Singles cheese
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:06:05 UTC
Kraft Foods Group is recalling 7,691 cases of American Singles cheese because of possible premature spoilage or food poisoning.
text Here's what's new on Netflix in September
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 20:20:37 UTC
Netflix is offering an array of new programming beginning Monday including children's programming, movies and more seasons to your favorite TV series
Severe weather threatens to put on a damper on outdoor holiday plans for millions of people across the country.
Joan Rivers' daughter says loved ones are hopeful about the comedian's condition as she remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a New York City doctor's office.
text Lava eruption prompts Iceland aviation alert
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:34:53 UTC
Lava fountains danced along a lengthy volcanic fissure near Iceland's subglacial Bardarbunga volcano Sunday.
text Alex Boone to end prolonged holdout
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 18:58:31 UTC
49ers holdout guard Alex Boone is expected to report to San Francisco in the next 24 hours with a reworked contract, league sources told ESPN.
A North Carolina man has quite the fish tale to tell after hooking an alligator on his line.
San Jose police have booked Ray McDonald, defensive end for the San Francisco 49ers, into jail on domestic violence charges.
A tanker truck burst into flames Saturday on the southbound 405 Freeway in Westminster.
A 4-year-old girl and her mother crossing the street were struck by a car Saturday in San Bernardino.
text A's close to trade for Adam Dunn
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 14:36:09 UTC
The Oakland Athletics are closing in on a trade for Chicago White Sox slugger Adam Dunn, sources told ESPN.
A car fire that spread to an entire garage in Santa Ana Sunday morning has displaced four people.
Music lovers from across the Southland gathered for the first day of the Made in America music festival on Saturday.
Thousands flocked to Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles for Made in America, the two-day music festival created by Jay-Z.
Thousands of runners from around the world descended upon Disneyland for the park's ninth annual half marathon.
text Michael Sam cut by Rams
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:40:41 UTC
The St. Louis Rams released defensive end Michael Sam on Saturday.
text Spurs, Clips join race for Ray Allen
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 13:30:36 UTC
The San Antonio Spurs and the Los Angeles Clippers are the latest elite teams to join the race to sign Ray Allen, ESPN.com has learned.
A Texas man suffered a heart attack earlier this week while mowing his lawn; after making sure he was transported to the hospital, firefighters fished his yardwork
Todd Gurley ran for 198 yards and three TDs, returned a kickoff 100 yards for another score, and No. 12 Georgia routed No. 16 Clemson, 45-21.
text How Entrenched Is ISIS in Syria?
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 10:49:14 UTC
The longer ISIS keeps control of Syrian territory from its de facto capital in Raqqa, they more ingrained they could become.
Kenny Hilliard scored on a 28-yard touchdown run to cap a fourth-quarter rally for No. 13 LSU in a 28-24 win over No. 14 Wisconsin at NRG Stadium on Saturday night.
Jameis Winston threw for 370 yards and scored on a sparkling 28-yard run, and No. 1 Florida State opened defense of its national title with a 37-31 victory Saturday night over Oklahoma State.
The U.S. Forest Service says cloudy skies and lower temperatures have slowed the spread of two forest wildfires that are threatening as many as 250 homes in far Northern California.
Coachella Valley High School in Riverside County has retired its controversial Arab mascot following opposition from anti-discrimination groups.
Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, among others, leaked online Sunday in what appears to be a massive celebrity hacking scandal.
A bank robbery suspect in Nebraska may be the same suspect who held up a bank in Chino, shooting and seriously wounding a police officer.
The late 1960s are often thought of as the good days of muscle cars, but there are some ultra-hot muscle cars today.
A man led police on a wild pursuit early Saturday morning that reached speeds more than 100 mph.
Cody Kessler threw for 394 yards and four touchdowns and Southern California ended a trying week with a 52-13 win over Fresno.
Seventh-ranked UCLA scored three defensive touchdowns in the second quarter Saturday as the Bruins escaped Virginia 28-20.
A motorcyclist died after a collision with a tour bus near the Hollywood Bowl on Saturday, police said.
Blake Sims was good enough to finish his first start at quarterback for Alabama as the second-ranked Crimson Tide held off West Virginia 33-23 Saturday.
text U.S. keeps Finns without FG in 2nd
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 03:05:19 UTC
As the U.S. lead got bigger and the crowd quieter, Finland's players were forced to have a most uncomfortable conversation.
text Hero pit bull saves boy from bee swarm
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 02:39:44 UTC
A family's pit bull is being called a hero for dragging a little boy to safety after he was attacked by a swarm of bees near his home.
A second outbreak of suspected Ebola has sickened 24 people, according to WHO.
text Saints cut Champ Bailey
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:54:40 UTC
The Saints released future Hall of Fame cornerback Champ Bailey, veteran wide receiver Robert Meachem and and both of the kickers they had in camp -- Shayne Graham and Derek Dimke -- while cutting down the roster to 53 players.
A Washington woman has been charged with running a multi-million dollar prostitution ring from the "bikini barista" stands she owned and operated.
text Brandon Meriweather appeal denied
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 01:29:22 UTC
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather lost his appeal and will serve his two-game suspension, the NFL announced Saturday.
Notre Dame quarterback Everett Golson threw two TD passes and ran for three more in his return as No. 17 Fighting Irish rout Rice, 48-17
Funeral services were held Saturday for Ezell Ford, the man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles police earlier this month.
text Jets cut WR Stephen Hill
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:43:35 UTC
Stephen Hill's disappointing, two-year run with the New York Jets is over. The former second-round draft pick was waived Saturday, the team announced.
text John Isner falls in four sets at Open
Sun, 31 Aug 2014 00:38:31 UTC
Once again, John Isner's trip to Flushing Meadows ended in the third round. Once again, it happened with a loss to Germany's Philipp Kohlschreiber at that stage.
Severe storms are expected to develop across the north central US on Sunday, bringing damaging winds, large hail, and possibly a few tornadoes.
text FSU suspends starter Chris Casher
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:58:02 UTC
No. 1 Florida State has suspended defensive end/linebacker Chris Casher for the Seminoles' opener against Oklahoma State.
A man is in critical condition after another man stole his car at knifepoint, ran him over, then stabbed him several times in Lancaster.
text James Harrison retires from NFL
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 23:32:41 UTC
James Harrison, a five-time Pro Bowl linebacker and former NFL Defensive Player of the Year, is retiring from football.
text Michael Sam cut by Rams
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:52:05 UTC
EARTH CITY, Mo. -- The St. Louis Rams released defensive end Michael Sam on Saturday, the team announced. Sam's efforts to become the first openly gay player in NFL history came up just short in a competition against undrafted r..
text Kicker Ryan Succop cut by Chiefs
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 22:31:56 UTC
The Kansas City Chiefs are going with an undrafted rookie kicker, Cairo Santos, instead of veteran Ryan Succop.
No. 5 Ohio State pulls away to beat Navy 34-17
The saying goes, "Dance like nobody's watching," but when you're 80 years old, maybe it's more like "Dance like you don't care if anybody's watching."
text Petra Kvitova out at US Open
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 21:00:50 UTC
Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova is out in the third round of the US Open.
text Rapper Nipsey Hussle released on bail
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:49:22 UTC
Rapper Nipsey Hussle who was supposed to perform at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles this weekend was released from jail Saturday.
text Browns cut WR Nate Burleson
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:40:33 UTC
The Cleveland Browns cut wide receiver Nate Burleson on Saturday, a source confirmed to ESPN.com.
text LAPD officers named in South LA man's death
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 20:22:00 UTC
The Los Angeles Police Department identified Friday two officers involved in a confrontation with a South Los Angeles man who later died.
Police say a New Jersey family's dog turned on the stove, which caught the laptop resting on the burner on fire and sent smoke through the roof.
text Widow: Husband died because of hairy chest
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 19:24:58 UTC
A widow whose husband suffered a heart attack on a Southwest Airlines flight says her husband's hairy chest played a role in his death.
A Utah woman who nearly died after unknowingly drinking iced tea mixed with chemicals spoke publicly for the first time on Friday.
Penn State tops UCF 26-24 with last-second FG
A New Jersey family wants to see better measures to protect fans at the ballpark after their own scare.
A 33-year-old slice of cake from Prince Charles and Princess Diana's 1981 wedding has sold at auction for $1,375.
Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano.
Bloody debris and clothing led police to investigate the likely homicide.
text Manningham, Holliday going to IR
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:48:33 UTC
The New York Giants will place wide receiver Mario Manningham and kick return specialist Trindon Holliday on season-ending injured reserve Saturday, a source confirmed to ESPN.
text Real deal: 7 TDs for Elijah Holyfield
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:13:11 UTC
Elijah Holyfield, the son of boxing legend Evander Holyfield and one of the nation's best high school football players, scored seven touchdowns Friday in Woodward Academy's victory over Decatur.
text San Diego Zoo baby gorilla begins to crawl
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 17:11:01 UTC
The San Diego Zoo Safari Park's baby gorilla that was born in a rare emergency C-section is learning to crawl, sit and eat by herself.
text CA lawmakers pass statewide plastic bags ban
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 16:22:25 UTC
California is one step closer to becoming the first state to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.
Two men were injured after a car jumped a curb and struck a bench they were standing next to on Saturday morning in Hollywood.
Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment.
Suspect may have brought young son as distraction to crime, cops say.
text Carport fire breaks out in South Los Angeles
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:26:41 UTC
A carport fire broke out at a South Los Angeles apartment complex early Saturday morning, destroying four garages.
Amazon isn't the only one looking to the heavens for our parcel problems. Google has just announced they're entering the commercial drone business in a new video posted to YouTube.
text 49ers lose Aldon Smith for 9 games
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 15:01:35 UTC
49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games for violating the NFL's personal-conduct and substance-abuse policies.
Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-Louisiana, is the latest veteran of Congress to face questions about her home state residency since she spends most of her time living in Washington.
A New York man who is already in prison for murdering his son, is now facing new murder changes in the death of his wife.
Analysts say that Aleppo would be the most effective place for the U.S. to strike ISIS. But it could prove politically impossible.
text Jon Bon Jovi, group part ways
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:47:01 UTC
With bidding for the Buffalo Bills entering its final stages, rocker Jon Bon Jovi reportedly has parted ways with the Toronto-based group hoping to purchase the NFL franchise.
text Yasiel Puig slump sparks concern
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 07:41:57 UTC
The Los Angeles Dodgers have become concerned enough about Yasiel Puig's nearly monthlong batting slump that manager Don Mattingly held him out of the starting lineup for Friday night's game in San Diego.
Jered Weaver outpitched Jon Lester, Albert Pujols hit his 516th career homer and the Los Angeles Angels beat Oakland 4-0 on Friday night, extending their AL West lead over the A's to three games.
A man died after he was shot in the 8000 block of Washington Avenue in Whittier on Saturday, police said.
A 19-year-old woman was killed and two other people were left in critical condition following a car crash in Whittier.
IndyCar driver Mikhail Aleshin was hospitalized Friday following a crash during the final practice session for the series season finale.
The Los Angeles County Fair opened Friday, and this year, the end-of-summer celebration is expected to put a twist on tradition.
Britain is on high alert over the terror threat from ISIS, while President Obama works on a strategy for dealing with the Islamic militants in Iraq and Syria.
text Kliff Kingsbury agrees to extension
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:25:51 UTC
Texas Tech and Kliff Kingsbury have agreed to a contract extension through 2020 that will pay $3.1 million in 2015 with a $200,0000 raise each year to $4.1 million in 2020, the school announced.
text Rams down to final four cuts
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:20:44 UTC
Michael Sam survived a round of cuts by the St. Louis Rams on Friday, sources told ESPN.
text Sharapova wins, Venus Williams falls
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 06:05:32 UTC
Maria Sharapova reached the US Open's fourth round by taking five of the last six games after her opponent, Sabine Lisicki, was warned by the chair umpire about receiving coaching help.
text California to appeal teacher tenure ruling
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 05:16:06 UTC
California Gov. Jerry Brown late Friday appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers.
A burglary suspect's family is asking the LAPD to repair their South LA home after officers used a battering ram while serving a search warrant.
A veteran who lost both his legs while fighting in Afghanistan received the surprise of a lifetime: A new home.
A $1 billion housing redevelopment has been approved and the number of homicides is down in Watts' Jordan Downs project.
A new study may help scientists unlock a medical mystery - a scientific link between rheumatoid arthritis and Alzheimer's disease.
It's a warning for parents from the CDC: skipping the vitamin K shot could put your newborn at risk for developing a brain bleeding disorder.
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart said he sees his return to the race track this weekend -- nearly three weeks after fatally hitting another driver -- as a necessary part of the healing process.
video Cable operators charging broadcast TV fees
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:35:12 UTC
Is your cable TV bill higher than you think it should be? You may be paying for something you could get free over the air.
text Tony Stewart expresses sorrow
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 03:12:32 UTC
Tony Stewart expressed sorrow in his first public comments since he struck and killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. earlier this month in upstate New York.
The advocacy group for the adult film industry has called off a production moratorium after a test showing that a performer was positive for HIV turned out to be erroneous.
text Girl Dies When Large Hole Collapsed on Beach
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:31:45 UTC
A girl playing on an Oregon beach died today when a large hole she was playing in collapsed and buried her, officials told ABC News.
text Bengals cut BenJarvus Green-Ellis
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 02:11:26 UTC
BenJarvus Green-Ellis has been cut.