Archive for October, 2016

Fresno sheriff’s deputy dies after being ‘accidentally shot’ on duty

A Fresno County sheriff’s deputy died Monday after he was “accidentally shot” while on duty in a business park near Fresno’s Yosemite International Airport, authorities said. The shooting occurred just before 4 p.m., when the deputy was working near Clinton and Winery Avenues, according to Tony…

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Fresno sheriff’s deputy dies after being ‘accidentally shot’ on duty

A Fresno County sheriff’s deputy died Monday after he was “accidentally shot” while on duty in a business park near Fresno’s Yosemite International Airport, authorities said. The shooting occurred just before 4 p.m., when the deputy was working near Clinton and Winery Avenues, according to Tony…

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Assemblywoman’s Orange County campaign office burglarized; voter data stolen

Thirty tablets and a laptop computer were stolen over the weekend from the Orange County campaign office of Republican Assemblywoman Young Kim, a spokesman said Monday. Kim’s campaign staff arrived Sunday morning to find that someone had broken through a door on the fourth floor of an office building…

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Clippers find their shooting touch in 116-98 win over Suns

At some point, the Clippers assumed their shooting would be on target. The Clippers did not miss like they did in the first two games, shooting down the Phoenix Suns, 116-98, Monday night at Staples Center. Coach Doc Rivers professed not to be too concerned that his team had been missing shots,…

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NBA roundup: DeMar Derozan establishes Raptors record

DeMar DeRozan had 33 points and Kyle Lowry made two key baskets late to finish with 29 points, helping the Toronto Raptors beat the visiting Denver Nuggets, 105-102, Monday night.  DeRozan is the first Raptor to start a season with three consecutive 30-point games.  Lowry made a tiebreaking shot…

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Ben Roethlisberger resumes practicing

Pittsburgh quarterback Ben Roethlisberger practiced in a limited capacity Monday, two weeks after undergoing surgery to repair the meniscus in his left knee. Whether he’ll be able to start when the Steelers visit archrival Baltimore on Sunday is an open question.  Teammates confirmed Roethlisberger…

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Terry Francona has options in left field for Indians

Once again, Cleveland Indians Manager Terry Francona is torn on what to do in left field.  Carlos Santana isn’t an option for Game 6 of the World Series on Tuesday  at Cleveland.  Francona was forced to start Santana, his regular designated hitter, twice in left at Chicago’s Wrigley Field, where…

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Philadelphia transit workers go on strike

Transit workers went on strike early Tuesday in Philadelphia, shutting down bus, trolley and subways that provide about 900,000 rides a day and raising fears a prolonged walkout could keep some voters from the polls on election day. A union representing about 4,700 workers went on strike at 12:01…

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NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory marks its 80th anniversary

It was Halloween 1936 when seven young men convened in the San Gabriel Mountains to turn the idea of a working rocket from fantasy to reality. That effort helped usher in the Space Age and marked the founding of one of the world’s leading centers for robotic exploration of the solar system, NASA’s..

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NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory marks its 80th anniversary

It was Halloween 1936 when seven young men convened in the San Gabriel Mountains to turn the idea of a working rocket from fantasy to reality. That effort helped usher in the Space Age and marked the founding of one of the world’s leading centers for robotic exploration of the solar system, NASA’s…

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