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Howie Kendrick drove in Albert Pujols with a sac fly in the 10th inning, and the Angels opened a two-game lead atop the major league standings with a victory over the Oakland A's, who finished the game under protest over a ninth-inning obstruction call.
text Encino apartment building fire leaves 2 dead
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 06:06:34 UTC
Two people were killed in a fire at a three-story apartment building in Encino Thursday night, Los Angeles Fire Department officials said.
Authorities are searching for two men involved in a fight over a suspect's girlfriend in downtown Fullerton.
Kenny Hill broke Johnny Manziel's single-game passing record with 511 yards, and No. 21 Texas A&M beat No. 9 South Carolina 52-28 on Thursday night, ending the Gamecocks' 18-game home win streak.
text Blake Sims to start for Crimson Tide
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:50:55 UTC
Blake Sims will start at quarterback for No. 2 Alabama's season opener Saturday against West Virginia, according to CBSSports.com.
text Big score for Aggies, fans with rout
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:45:51 UTC
Some 600 people will receive furniture for free due to a College Station promotion that promised the giveaway if Texas A&M beat South Carolina by at least 10 points.
State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when 'yes means yes' while investigating sexual assaults on college campuses.
text Marrone mum on Watkins status
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:00:12 UTC
Buffalo Bills wide receiver Sammy Watkins left in the first quarter of Thursday's preseason finale against the Detroit Lions after apparently re-injuring his ribs.
text Sam confident he'll 'be on a team'
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:00:11 UTC
No matter what happens in the next two days, defensive end Michael Sam is confident he offered a strong closing argument to make the St. Louis Rams roster Thursday night.
text Severe penalties for domestic violence
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:00:10 UTC
The NFL is immediately implementing a sweeping domestic violence initiative that calls for a six-game suspension for a first offense and a lifetime ban from the league for a second offense.
video Lifeguard building collapses at Point Mugu
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:54:25 UTC
A lifeguard building collapsed into the ocean Wednesday night after sustaining damage from large swells.
text Quake rattles southern Greece, capital city
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:43:21 UTC
An earthquake rattled southern Greece and was widely felt in the capital, Athens. There were no immediate reports of damage or injury and no tsunami warnings.
text CiCi Bellis falls; Serena cruises
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:39:55 UTC
American teen CiCi Bellis fought back after losing the first set, but ultimately came up short in her second round match Thursday night at the US Open.
Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia is opening a new roller coaster called Twisted Colossus in 2015. See photos.
A woman was fatally shot at a home in Rossmoor Thursday afternoon, Orange County sheriff's deputies said. A woman was detained at the scene.
video Beware of used car buyers with stolen checks
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 04:01:22 UTC
A warning to anyone trying to sell their used car through personal ads: beware of buyers with stolen checks.
Celerity Exa Charter School was forced to close its doors after the Pasadena fire marshal determined the school's building was unsafe.
About 50,000 people are expected to flock to downtown Los Angeles this weekend for Made in America, a two-day music festival organized by rapper Jay-Z.
Two firefighters were shocked by downed power lines while battling a fire in El Cerrito Thursday afternoon. Two homes were destroyed.
Jennifer Aniston visits the 70's and channels her mother's polyester heavy look for her new movie 'Life of Crime.'
video Southern California weather forecast Friday
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 03:09:07 UTC
Friday will be sunny and hot in the low 90s in L.A. and Orange counties. The valleys, I.E. and high desert will hit 100s.
text Anthony Brown: Can't play for a racist
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 02:37:51 UTC
USC senior running back Anthony Brown, who quit the team a week ago, called head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist Thursday.
An urgent effort is underway in Riverside to preserve a 143-year-old orange tree that birthed California's citrus industry.
A new take on stand-up paddle boarding makes land lovers happy.
Joan Rivers was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City on Thursday morning, hospital officials said.
A Los Angeles County lifeguard who survived a lightning strike in Venice Beach tells his story.
New surveillance video shows a man posing as a cab driver allegedly trying to rape a woman in front of her children before attacking her kids.
text Yusmeiro Petit retires 46 straight
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:26:39 UTC
San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit has set a major league record by retiring 46 consecutive batters.
Big crowds have been gathering at the notorious Wedge in Newport Beach to get a glimpse of the giant waves from a hurricane hundreds of miles offshore.
The Los Angeles Police Department released Thursday the names of the two gang officers involved in the fatal shooting of Ezell Ford.
This week's Cool Kid Nicholas McCabe has found a way to help other students stay afloat when things get tough.
Our Pet of the Week on Thursday is a 2-month-old Chihuahua mix named Blue. Please give her a good home!
Baldwin Park resident Alice Alavarez credits daily chanting for keeping her centered after receiving the shattering ALS diagnosis.
American scientists will begin testing an Ebola vaccine in humans next week, U.S. health officials announced today. But it could take 11 months to learn whether the vaccine is safe as the virus's toll in West Africa continues to rise.
Ukraine's president called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip today due to a "Russian invasion," with rebel forces opening up a new front in the conflict.
President Obama admitted today that his administration does not have a strategy yet to combat the militant Islamic group ISIS that has grabbed large chunks of Iraq and Syria.
Philip Seymour Hoffman's friend who was arrested after the actor's overdose death avoided jail time on Thursday by pleading guilty.
text Tony Stewart to race Sunday
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:25:40 UTC
Tony Stewart will return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt track race.
Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia is getting a new ride to replace its famed wooden roller coaster Colossus, the theme parked announced Thursday.
Storms off both coasts are stirring up impressive waves that are prompting officials to prohibit swimming on some beaches while drawing huge crowds to watch the surfers on others.
Swimmers have been told to stay out of the water at several Long Island beaches due to concerns about rip currents.
Big crowds have been gathering at the Wedge in Newport Beach to get a glimpse of the giant waves from a storm hundreds of miles offshore.
Join ABC7 Eyewitness News anchor Ellen Leyva as she leads the ABC7 team to walk for an AIDS-free generation on Sunday, October 12 in West Hollywood.
text Johnny Manziel films Snickers ad
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 22:38:59 UTC
He has been called Johnny Football and Johnny Cleveland, but on Thursday, Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel will get a new nickname: Johnny JamBoogie.
USC senior Anthony Brown who quit the football team a week ago took to social media Thursday to call head coach Steve Sarkisian a racist.
The popular photo app went dark, prompting some funny responses.
text Jakar Hamilton suspended 4 games
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:53:10 UTC
Dallas Cowboys defensive back Jakar Hamilton is being suspended for the first four games of the regular season for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse program.
video Dance Downtown offers free, fun lessons
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:41:56 UTC
Dance Downtown is a free event at the Music Center Plaza in downtown Los Angeles.
text Peyton Manning fined $8,268
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:37:51 UTC
The NFL has fined Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning $8,268 for taunting, sources tell ESPN's Chris Mortensen.
A gay couple is filing a lawsuit against the owner of Little Caesars Pizza, accusing the company of discrimination by denying spousal health insurance.
The rare amoeba can cause a deadly form of meningitis.
text Josh Shaw 'potentially' can return
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:21:23 UTC
USC senior cornerback Josh Shaw could potentially return to the team this season, coach Steve Sarkisian said Thursday.
USC football coach Steve Sarkisian on Thursday spoke out publicly for the first time since he suspended cornerback Josh Shaw for lying about how he injured his ankles.
text Adrian Peterson: I'd play for Cowboys
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:56:00 UTC
Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones in a June telephone call he would like to play for the Cowboys.
Talk about a bad hair day! She needs a new brush and racket.
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, the World Health Organization said Thursday as the U.S. announced plans to test an experimental Ebola vaccine.
As one campaign ad ironically admits, nobody likes political ads. But we think you'll get a kick out of these. From castrated hogs to talking dogs, the ads may lack gravitas -- but they seem designed to attract attention.
text Woman struck, killed by bus at Burning Man
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:29:08 UTC
A woman was struck and killed by a bus at the Burning Man festival in Nevada's Black Rock Desert Thursday, officials said.
The sprawling search area for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane in the southern Indian Ocean may be extended farther south based on a new analysis of a failed attempt to call the jet by satellite phone.
Federal agents are investigating a potential major breach of JP Morgan Chase's computers and those of at least one other major financial institution, law enforcement sources tell ABC News.
John Belushi would have made a great Peter Venkman
text What We Can Learn From Ebola Survivors
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:19:12 UTC
The Ebola outbreak spreading through West Africa has a 53 percent fatality rate, meaning 47 percent of people survive the gruesome infection. And experts say those people could hold clues to the virus's weakness.
Cleveland Browns backup quarterback Johnny Manziel stars as an aerobics instructor in a hilarious new ad for Snickers
A brutal attack was caught on camera in Venice Beach, and police are asking for the public's help to catch the suspects.
Congratulations to all 50 winners of the Super Fan Lunch with Rachael Ray sweepstakes.
text Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt marry in France
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:21:46 UTC
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have finally tied the knot, according to their spokesperson.
text VIDEO: SWAT Team Raids Gamer in 911 Hoax
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:13:16 UTC
Police in Colorado are searching for the 911 caller who brought SWAT teams swarming on an unsuspecting video game player Wednesday in a dangerous hoax called "swatting."
The Hollywood 'It' couple wed in a private ceremony in France.
text Leandro Barbosa, Warriors agree
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:42:49 UTC
Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa has reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season, ESPN.com has learned.
text ABC Fall Premiere Schedule
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:37:00 UTC
Here's when ABC will be debuting their Fall television shows.
The couple, who was married over the weekend, has six children, three biological and three adoptive.
"That's not Court, that's Monica."
text Tar Heels suspend 4 for opener
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:22:29 UTC
North Carolina coach Larry Fedora suspended four players from the season opener for rules violations Wednesday, one day after the school announced it was investigating an incident among players during fall camp.
Police released this surveillance video in the hopes of catching a violent sexual predator
text CFL not an option for Josh Gordon
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:51:58 UTC
Cleveland Browns receiver Josh Gordon is not eligible to play in the Canadian Football League while he is under a season-long NFL suspension, the CFL and an NFL source say.
text Dimitri Patterson: Allegations untrue
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:46:55 UTC
New York Jets cornerback Dimitri Patterson tells ESPN that the Jets' allegations that he went AWOL for 48 hours last week are "completely false."
text Brewers' Ron Roenicke rips umpire
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:36:45 UTC
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke said he might as well have thrown the towel in as early as the second inning of a 3-2 loss to the Padres on Wednesday thanks to plate umpire Mark Ripperger, who "we've had before, and he is terrible behind home plate."
The mystery of the sailing stones has been solved. For years, enormous stones have been moving across the Racetrack Playa of Death Valley National Park, leaving engraved trails in the muddy surface behind.
The mystery behind the HBO shows' finale has been revealed.
text Man accused of spreading HIV intentionally
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:23:17 UTC
A California man is being accused of spreading HIV intentionally, according to the San Diego City Attorney's Office.
A little boy who just learned his mom was pregnant was not happy to learn he'd soon be sharing his parents attention with a third sibling
Monstrous waves are pounding both U.S. coasts, with storms churning in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans.
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple.
A death investigation is underway after a man's body was found in a storm drain on the southbound 605 Freeway in Lakewood Thursday.
text Pete Carroll surprised by penalty
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:55:03 UTC
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed disappointment and surprise Wednesday about the penalty the NFL issued the team Tuesday for violating the offseason no-contact rule in a minicamp practice when a fight occurred between Richard Sherman and Phil Bates.
text Cubs' Jorge Soler homers in first AB
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:34:39 UTC
A second top prospect in the span of a month has homered for the Chicago Cubs in his major league debut after Cuban outfielder Jorge Soler went deep in his first at-bat on Wednesday at Cincinnati.
A jury returned a verdict of not guilty today for a Texas father accused of the shooting death of a drunk driver who killed his two sons.
text Hello Kitty isn't a cat, she's a human girl
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:51:10 UTC
The creators say Hello Kitty isn't a cat but actually a human girl who lives in London
Clayton Kershaw allowed only an unearned run in eight innings to become the first 16-game winner in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Wednesday night.
A 9-year-old girl vacationing with her family accidentally shot and killed an instructor at a shooting range while firing a powerful Uzi sub-machine gun, authorities said.
Two drunk women set off a smoke alarm and fought inside a Sunwing Airlines plane, causing the flight to need a fighter jet escort back to Canada, according to the airline.
Mayor Eric Garcetti spoke to workers on the Disney lot in Burbank on Thursday, giving them some encouraging economic news.
Big waves caused by Hurricane Marie caused damage along the Southern California coastline and flooded Seal Beach homes Wednesday.
YouTube Space LA provides free classes for anyone with a YouTube channel and studio space to those with 10,000+ subscribers.
Surfing legend Laird Hamilton came to the rescue of a distressed surfer in Malibu Wednesday morning.
text Maria Sharapova survives at US Open
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:31:32 UTC
Maria Sharapova beat 95th-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday.
The New York Yankees chased David Price with nine straight hits in the third inning, beating the Detroit Tigers 8-4 Wednesday night.
Dog food recalls are making many owners change the way they feed their pets, but new trends may not be the answer.
Two suspects have been arrested in the fatal beating of a man at a Metro Blue Line Station in June.
The normally gentle San Pedro shoreline erupted with monster waves from Hurricane Marie with huge breakers pounding the coastline Wednesday.
The mother of an American writer being held hostage by ISIS pleaded directly with the leader of the Iraqi terror group in a new video, begging him to "please, release my child."
USC football player Josh Shaw admitted he lied to the university athletic department about ankle injuries he sustained over the weekend, the school said Wednesday.
Quarantined West Point residents are desperate for food amid the Ebola outbreak.
Two hurricanes, lots of questions. Marie & Cristobal FAQ
Probiotics can help digestion, but can it also be good for your skin? Some dermatologists are making a good case.
Thousands of professionals attended the IDEA World Fitness convention, where new fitness trends abound.
Surfers have been flocking to The Wedge in Newport Beach to take advantage of the high surf, despite the danger it poses.
A Palmdale woman and her boyfriend were charged Wednesday in the beating of the woman's 22-month-old toddler, the L.A. County District Attorney's Office announced.
video LA minimum wage hike proposal sparks debate
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:54:48 UTC
Some say a proposed minimum wage hike for L.A. is a boost people need, but others say it will force businesses out of town.
text Frank Beamer gets 2-year extension
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:52:33 UTC
Virginia Tech has extended head coach Frank Beamer's contract two years, through Jan. 1, 2019, the school announced Wednesday.
text Fan gets Seahawks prosthetic eye
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:27:10 UTC
Bill VandenBush has something no other Seattle fan can lay claim to: A Seahawks eyeball.
text Cam Newton: I'll start Week 1
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:27:08 UTC
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton, who suffered a hairline fracture to his ribs, said Wednesday that he'll be ready to start Week 1 of the regular season against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
While visiting his rather large feline friend in Botswana, a man opens the fence to have an apex predator pounce on him... and give him a hug.
With the news that an American was among those killed recently while fighting on the side of the terror group ISIS in Syria came the revelation that he was classmates and close friends with another young U.S. citizen who died in battle alongside a diffe..
A Santa Clarita surfer was pulled from dangerous surf conditions in Ventura on Wednesday.
Sharp objects, including razor blades, were found hidden on playground equipment at a park near Victorville.
An elderly man was fatally stabbed in his RV in Yucca Valley early Tuesday and a carjacking suspect was arrested for the murder hours later.
A suspect has been arrested in a hit and run that left a grandmother dead in San Clemente last year.
In an extraordinary video, photographer Patrick Hall captured the facial reactions of models as they are tased with a stun-gun. Recording at high frame rate (240 frames per second), the instantaneous emotional reactions are captured in surreal slow-motion.
The Beverly Hills Police Department is apologizing again after mistakenly arresting a black television producer and holding him for several hours.
Moorpark Police determined a woman who reported a sexual assault during a burglary at her residence had fabricated the story.
Dozens came together to lift the tram and get the girl out.
Zara is under heat over a shirt that resembles a concentration camp uniform.
text Josh Gordon suspended for season
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:09:59 UTC
Josh Gordon will miss the entire 2014 season following the NFL's announcement Wednesday that it has upheld the Cleveland Browns receiver's yearlong suspension for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.
text USC coach: Probe in 'holding pattern'
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 20:54:45 UTC
USC football coach Steve Sarkisian said the school's investigation into the authenticity of Josh Shaw's story about saving his nephew from potentially drowning is in a "holding pattern" and is now being handled by campus authorities.
Three people who were abducted, stabbed, bound with tape and tossed in a Philadelphia river may have been victims of an Asian street gang and the cause of the "barbaric murders" was likely drugs, police said today.Only one of the three victims survived ..
A crew member for the long-running television series, "Cops," was shot and killed while filming in Omaha, Nebraska, reported KETV NewsWatch 7.
A 63-year-old woman was arrested in connection to the arson investigation in the El Segundo area.
text Doc Rivers' new deal through 2018-19
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:38:22 UTC
Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers has agreed to a contract extension through the end of the 2018-19 season, the team announced Wednesday.
A second outbreak of suspected Ebola has sickened 24 people, according to WHO.
text What Life Is Like Under ISIS in Syria
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:22:56 UTC
Life under the Islamic militant group ISIS is harsh, marked by public beheadings, amputations and lashing on Friday, and training children as young as 10 to be fighters, according to a U.N. report.
text Jermain Taylor shot cousin, cops say
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 19:07:45 UTC
Former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor is free on a $25,000 bond after the former middleweight champion was jailed overnight in Little Rock, Arkansas, in connection with a shooting that wounded his cousin.
Despite warnings about high surf, daredevil surfers and body-boarders flocked to Southern California beaches to catch the big waves. See photos!
Two people were rescued from a disabled boat that was drifting dangerously close to Niagara Falls, authorities said today.
text Kevin Love: Emotions running high
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:32:03 UTC
New Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kevin Love has a message for Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor: Quit worrying about me and instead focus on your own team.
More than a century and a half after his death at the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration.
Tim Howard, Antonio Sabato Jr., and Andi Dorfman are possible additions to the cast.
Freed writer Peter Theo Curtis has spoken out for the first time since being released by Syrian militants and thanked the "brave determined and big hearted people" who helped save him.
Penguin chicks made their debut at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach on Wednesday.
text F-15 fighter jet crashes in western Virginia
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:52:23 UTC
Officials say a military jet has crashed in western Virginia, but there is no word on the condition of those onboard.
video VIDEO: Surfers catch big waves in Malibu
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:45:37 UTC
The Malibu pier is closed due to damage from pounding surf, but that's not stopping surfers from catching some big waves on Wednesday.
Four penguin chicks made their debut at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach on Wednesday.
text Troy Vincent defends suspension
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:05:30 UTC
Troy Vincent, the NFL's new executive vice president of football operations and a former defensive back, defended the two-game suspension he gave Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for a preseason hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith.
text NFL player poll: Pot not as dangerous
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 17:00:25 UTC
When President Barack Obama said earlier this year that he does not think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol, his words resonated with NFL players.
A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing married the nurse who helped him recover.
A man who had been stabbed 9 times told police he was tied up and driven around before he and two other bound men were thrown into the river.
While driving, Rod Beckham noticed a lot of rapid movement in his rear view mirror. He quickly realized his teenage daughter, sitting in the backseat, was in the middle of a frenzied photo shoot with herself as the subject.
text QB: Saban's daughter was 1st kiss
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:39:00 UTC
West Virginia starting quarterback Clint Trickett has known Alabama head coach Nick Saban for a long time.
Time Warner Cable customers across the country experienced Internet service issues Wednesday morning.
Zara, a Spanish brand with outposts all over the world including the U.S., was selling in its kids' clothing line a white-and-blue striped shirt with a gold star. Some felt the stripes in combination with a gold star reminiscent of the Star of David loo..
text Meet new Bachelor Chris Soules
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:46:32 UTC
Do you think this Iowa farm boy will make a good Bachelor?
American writer and journalist Peter Theo Curtis returned to the United States Tuesday, two days after his release by his captors in Syria following 22 months as a hostage of Syrian militants believed to be allied with Jabhat al-Nusra.
At sports labs across the country, the race is on to find products that protect the brain against injury.
text Michael Sam still on Rams roster
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:51:24 UTC
Michael Sam remains on the St. Louis Rams' roster after the team made the necessary moves to get to the league maximum of 75 players Tuesday afternoon.
Time Warner Cable subscribers across the country are experiencing service problems this morning.
This photographer mom shows her daughter that she can live a life without obstacles.
Do you take this ice bucket as your lawfully wedded challenge?
Police are now calling Alexander Hernandez a serial killer and the lone suspect in the three San Fernando Valley murders over the weekend.
The Sylmar man accused in a string of shootings across L.A. County made his first court appearance on Wednesday, but his arraignment was postponed.
video 'Life of Crime' puts twist on kidnapping
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 06:41:04 UTC
The 1978 Elmore Leonard novel, 'The Switch,' is now a new movie called 'Life of Crime.'
A San Diego man recruited by ISIS was reportedly killed fighting for the militant group in Syria.
A storm surge from a hurricane hundreds of miles offshore is expected to bring rough surf and high water to the Southern California coastline over the next several days.
The woman who has repeatedly tried to stowaway at various airports was arrested again on Tuesday at Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport.
If you want to have a pleasant work life, start working for one of these places.
text Serena opens defense with easy win
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 05:35:02 UTC
Serena Williams began her bid for a third consecutive US Open title with a 6-3, 6-1 victory over American teen Taylor Townsend on Tuesday night.
text Miley Cyrus' VMAs date wanted for arrest
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:16:41 UTC
The young homeless man who accepted Miley Cyrus' award at the MTV Video Music Awards has a warrant out for his arrest in Oregon.
The young homeless man who Miley Cyrus brought to the MTV Video Music Awards turned himself Thursday in to an Oregon jail.
Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning, giving Kansas City a 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins and helping the Royals avoid their first three-game skid since mid-July.
The latest veggie products make going meatless easier than ever.
Eye fatigue or eye strain can be easily managed, but poor habits can make existing vision problems worse.
President Obama has approved U.S military surveillance flights over Syria to track the Islamic militant group ISIS, a group that American warplanes have been attacking in neighboring Iraq, ABC News has confirmed.
An unidentified adult male surfer was pronounced dead after being pulled from the water off Malibu Monday afternoon.
text Centerplate CEO shown abusing dog
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 03:38:15 UTC
Sports catering giant Centerplate said Tuesday night it was conducting an internal review after surveillance video of its chief executive kicking his friend's puppy and yanking it by its leash went public.
Hurricane Marie brings high waves to California, while Hurricane Cristobal creates dangerous rip currents on the East Coast.
text Josh Shaw's story questioned
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:22:03 UTC
USC Trojans football coach Steve Sarkisian has informed the media that the school has received several calls questioning the authenticity of Josh Shaw's story.
An ex-U.S. Marine pleaded not guilty Tuesday in a Joshua Tree court to charges of murdering his alleged lover.
text Glen Taylor: Cavs may expose Love
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 02:11:50 UTC
Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said he thinks Kevin Love may get exposed for defensive liabilities now that he has joined the high-profile Cleveland Cavaliers.
Wearable technology is gaining popularity as more companies come out with products like Google Glass, Fitbit and smart watches.
When it was revealed in April that Veterans Affairs officials had maintained secret wait lists and covered up wait times for veterans seeking health care, the deaths of at least 40 such veterans stoked national outrage. But those long wait times and cov..
USC football player Josh Shaw says he injured his ankles leaping from a balcony to save his nephew from drowning. Some phone calls contradict the story.
A recent study shows that depressed teens assigned care managers within their primary care fare better than those offered the usual care.
A man suspected of shooting an L.A. County sheriff's deputy was shot dead during a barricade standoff in Lynwood Tuesday afternoon.
Three San Bernardino men were charged Tuesday in connection to the shooting of a police officer, who is now in critical condition.
text NFL fines Pete Carroll, Seahawks
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 00:04:41 UTC
The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have been collectively fined more than $300,000 and will lose two minicamp practices in 2015 as ruled by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell for violating no-contact rules that govern NFL teams' offseason practices.
The LAUSD says it is reopening the bidding process for the third phase of its tablet computer program to all companies.
The family of a U.S. Marine who was killed in Afghanistan last year is heartbroken after a thief stole the only remaining memento he had with him when he was killed: a poem.
A Chicago-born jihadist has been killed while fighting in Syria, the White House said today, purportedly with the terrorist group ISIS.
text 16 Signs you're really a dog person
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 23:08:46 UTC
It's National Dog Day! August 26th is the annual pet holiday set aside to celebrate our beloved our legged friends and encourage their adoption. For dog owners, however, everyday might as well be dog day.
text Hayden Panettiere expecting baby girl
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 21:15:23 UTC
Actress Hayden Panettiere is expecting a baby girl!
A water main ruptured in Echo Park early Tuesday morning, sending murky water into several businesses and at least one apartment complex.
A New York City violinist who was at her upstate summer home was brutally murdered when two men knocked on her door and attempted to rob her, federal authorities allege.
text Gilbert backs 18 games as 'carrot'
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:42:18 UTC
Retired NFL player Sean Gilbert, who wants to replace NFL Players Association chief DeMaurice Smith, released his platform Tuesday highlighted by a plan to terminate the league's collective bargaining agreement and including support for an 18-game season.
A third American hostage held by ISIS has been identified as a 26-year-old American woman who was kidnapped a year ago while doing humanitarian relief work in Syria. The terror group is demanding $6.6 million and the release of U.S. prisoners for the li..
text Clippers ship Jared Dudley to Bucks
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:27:04 UTC
The Los Angeles Clippers have traded forward Jared Dudley to the Milwaukee Bucks for Carlos Delfino and Miroslav Raduljica, according to sources.
text ABC7 events calendar - 7-day planner
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:18:30 UTC
See what's happening around town and submit your own events.
An Israeli official says Israel has accepted an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire plan to end a seven-week war against Islamic militants in the Gaza Strip.
video Napa County rattled by series of aftershocks
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 21:08:33 UTC
Napa County was rattled by a series of aftershocks Tuesday morning, the largest being a 3.9 that struck one mile northwest of American Canyon.
Listen as 911 ignores a mother's request for help to save her child.
text NBA: More space behind baskets
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:56:30 UTC
The NBA is expanding the area that must be clear behind the basket and cutting the number of photographers along the baseline in an effort to improve player safety.
text Brandon Meriweather to appeal ban
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:51:20 UTC
Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather will appeal his two-game suspension for another illegal hit, amid strong support from teammates and coaches -- and fellow safety Ryan Clark calling out Troy Vincent.
text Rays' protest denied by MLB
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:41:12 UTC
Major League Baseball announced on Tuesday that it has denied the Tampa Bay Rays' protest of Saturday's 5-4, 10-inning loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.
text Kevin Love introduced by Cavaliers
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:25:57 UTC
When Kevin Love's phone rang shortly after he learned LeBron James was signing with the Cleveland Cavaliers, his own future became clear.
Flames seen shooting out of portions of the ExxonMobil refinery in Torrance turned out to be a safety procedure, not a disaster, fire officials said.
Authorities in California say platinum-selling rapper Young Jeezy has been arrested after an investigation into a fatal shooting at a rap concert in Silicon Valley.
text Pats trade Logan Mankins to Bucs
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 20:05:40 UTC
The New England Patriots have traded six-time Pro Bowl guard Logan Mankins to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for tight end Tim Wright and an undisclosed draft pick.
Orange County investigators are asking for the public's help to identify a suspect who stole a package from a Yorba Linda home.
text UFC says Dana White broke protocol
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:35:10 UTC
UFC president Dana White's decision to remove a judge from his officiating duties at an event last weekend in Macau, China was in breach of company protocol.
It's hot right now, but it was very cold six months ago.
Blue steel gates guard the back entrance to an Ebola treatment center, where new patients flood in faster than bodies are removed. Today, I met a burial team tasked with collecting and burning the bodies - a dangerous but crucial job amid the worst-ever..
A woman has been detained in connection to the arson investigation in the El Segundo area.
A Texas mother is on a mission to catch the armed thieves who held up her 17-year-old son
video NJ flight diverted after fight over leg room
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:14:25 UTC
A flight from Newark, New Jersey, to Denver got diverted because of a ruckus over leg room.
Hewlett-Packard is recalling more than six million notebook computer AC power cords in North America because of possible overheating.
text Richie Incognito OK'd for full return
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:08:34 UTC
The NFL cleared former Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito on Monday for a return to "full activity and regular-season game participation," a league source said.
Aid groups in West Africa are scrambling to build treatment centers for the growing number of Ebola patients in the region.
text Jobs and internships at ABC7 Los Angeles
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:25:49 UTC
See the latest career opportunities and job postings for ABC7 in Los Angeles.
Parts of the country are now experiencing their hottest weather.
America's new favorite pastime, watching these groundskeepers dance
text Jones hopes jail helped Josh Brent
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:17:36 UTC
Jerry Jones said he hopes that Josh Brent can be a better football player when he returns to the Cowboys because of the time he spent in jail.
The festival was delayed Monday night after receiving heavy rainfall.
Stopping for a school bus takes only a moment, and this video illustrates just how important that moment can be.
text Haney: Tiger needs more practice
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:52:18 UTC
One of Tiger Woods' former coaches is unsure who might get the job in the future, but Hank Haney believes it doesn't much matter unless the golfer can get healthy enough to put in the time working on his game.
text Arnold Palmer 'feeling fine'
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:16:43 UTC
Arnold Palmer is counting down the days until he can play golf again after having successful pacemaker implant surgery Aug. 18 in Pittsburgh.
text Matt Prater: 'I've made mistakes'
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:41:17 UTC
A contrite Matt Prater apologized for his four-game suspension for violating the league's substance abuse policy and vowed not "to drink as long as I'm in this program.''
Undercover Colors has created a nail polish that changes color when dipped into a drink spiked with a date rape drug
text The most buzzworthy Emmy moments
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:17:39 UTC
Even if you missed the Emmy Awards last night, you probably know about Bryan Cranston's "stolen" kiss. Catch up on that and six other buzzworthy moments from prime-time TV's most glamorous night.
text Dez Bryant: 'Can't be distracted'
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:16:03 UTC
Dallas Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant wants to be paid what he believes he deserves, but he plans to table his contract negotiations with the team if he doesn't have a new deal by the beginning of the regular season.
text Poll: Players OK with HGH testing
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:50:46 UTC
A majority of NFL players surveyed by ESPN.com's NFL Nation would submit to human growth hormone (HGH) testing if it meant their contracts were guaranteed.
text Brandon Meriweather suspended
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:25:31 UTC
The NFL suspended Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather for the first two games of the season after he delivered another helmet-to-helmet hit.
text Josh Shaw: 'Would do it again'
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:10:22 UTC
USC cornerback Josh Shaw will be sidelined indefinitely after a heroic act left the fifth-year senior with a pair of high ankle sprains.
text 4 Reported Dead in Ohio Plane Crash
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:10:20 UTC
A plane crashed on takeoff in northern Ohio Monday, killing four people, police told ABC affiliate WEWS.
text OF Jorge Soler set to join Cubs
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 13:55:10 UTC
The Chicago Cubs are set to call up prospect Jorge Soler, sources confirmed to ESPNChicago.com's Jesse Rogers on Monday.
Swimmers at one of the east coast's most beautiful beaches faced a scare Monday after a great white shark was spotted about 75 yards offshore.
A massive search is underway for a student from New Jersey missing in Israel, police told ABC News.
The man says the black bear knocked him on the ground and began biting his legs when his pet dog sprang into action helping save his life
Nancy Curtis said she'll "probably cry" when she sees Peter Theo Curtis.
text Novak Djokovic rolls at US Open
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:53:24 UTC
Top-seeded Novak Djokovic breezed past a US Open novice in the first round Monday, beating Diego Schwartzman 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 in a match that finished a few minutes before midnight.
text Top 5 Moments From the 2014 Emmys
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:07:56 UTC
As TV gets better and better with each year, so do the Emmy Awards.
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards were held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on Monday night. Here's what some of the winners had to say backstage:
text Tomlin: Bans for RBs 'on the table'
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 07:21:16 UTC
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin reiterated Monday that Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount will be punished over marijuana possession charges that stem from a Wednesday traffic stop.
'Modern Family' and 'Breaking Bad' triumphed at Monday's Emmy Awards, proving that established broadcast and cable series retain the power to fend off challenges from upstart online series like 'Orange Is the New Black.'
Giancarlo Stanton upstaged Mike Trout with a three-run homer in the first regular-season showdown between two of baseball's brightest young stars, leading the Miami Marlins to a 7-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night.
Hundreds turned out Monday for a vigil held in honor of a San Bernardino police officer who was shot while on patrol.
video El Segundo arsonist caught on video
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 06:37:19 UTC
Surveillance video caught a woman starting a fire in El Segundo. Police believe she may be linked to several acts of arson in the area.
Justin Bieber's security guard allegedly took a cellphone from a fan who recorded a video of the singer in Hollywood, prompting Los Angeles police officers to investigate the incident as a possible theft.
Delmon Young, J.J. Hardy and Chris Davis homered in succession during a six-run fifth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles cruised past the Tampa Bay Rays 9-1 on Monday night to end a three-game losing streak.
President Francois Hollande is weighing his options after dissolving the government on Monday over open feuding in the Cabinet about how much cutting - or spending - will revive the country's stagnant economy.
Local online retailer Newegg is taking on the big boys when it comes to same-day delivery.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is visiting California at the invitation of Gov. Jerry Brown.
video 2 puppies found emaciated in New Jersey park
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 04:00:44 UTC
Two emaciated puppies were found by joggers in New Jersey Monday morning and were taken to a vet for treatment.