Archive for February, 2016

Kidnapping suspect flees on foot, ending hours-long standoff in O.C.

A kidnapping suspect who led police on a winding pursuit across Orange County on Monday managed to slip away on foot, ending an hours-long standoff near a Newport Beach park. Shortly after 10 p.m., officers and a police dog chased the man after he ran from the SUV up a hillside.

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Clippers owner Steve Ballmer outshines his own team with dunk during halftime of lackluster win over Nets

Jamal Crawford juked, Chris Paul orchestrated, Steve Ballmer dunked . . .Wait, what

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Ex-CEO of investment firm sentenced to 14 years in prison for Ponzi scheme

A federal judge sentenced the head of a defunct Southern California real estate investment firm to 14 years in prison for running a Ponzi scheme that lost as much as $169 million for hundreds of investors, the U.S.

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Baseball: No. 2 Orange Lutheran topples No. 1 Huntington Beach, 5-3

Packed stands at Hart Park in Orange on Monday night provided a hint about the baseball game taking place. It was No. 1 Huntington Beach taking on No.

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L.A. recorded its hottest February on record

It was supposed to be one of the wettest Februaries on record.

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What we learned this past week in the NHL

What we learned from the past week in the NHL: • Could 20 NHL teams be wrong?

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Basketball: City and Southern Section championship schedule

CITY BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday at North Hollywood Girls’ Division V: #5 Community Charter vs. #2 Academia Avance, 5 p.m. Boys’ Division V: #2 Middle College vs.

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Health scare provides wake-up call for former Angels catcher Bengie Molina

Bengie Molina’s father was 58 when he died of a heart attack in 2008. The former Angels catcher, who helped the team win its only World Series title in 2002, had two uncles and a grandfather who also died of heart attacks at age 58.

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Here’s everything you need to know about the healthcare plans tax

The debate over a new tax on healthcare plans – a lengthy, wonky affair that has consumed the Capitol for months – may finally come to a close on Monday.

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This Oscar-winning movie has Pakistan vowing to protect women against ‘honor killings’

A Pakistani filmmaker’s second Oscar victory prompted celebration Monday and also renewed the spotlight on honor killings, which claim thousands of women’s lives every year in the South Asian nation. Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won in the short-subject documentary category for “A Girl in the River: The…

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