Posts Tagged ‘wednesday’

News of a death penalty moratorium elicits a muted reaction at San Quentin

Douglas “Chief” Stankewitz got up Wednesday in the early morning darkness. That’s when he meditates and exercises and reads. He turned on the television and caught the Channel 7 news

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Suspect arrested in killing of reputed mob boss in New York

A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday in the shooting death of the reputed boss of the Gambino crime family, New York City police said. Anthony Comello was arrested in New Jersey in the killing of Francesco Cali on Wednesday in front of his Staten Island home, said Chief of Detectives Dermot…

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College admissions scandal fallout: Stanford students sue UCLA, USC and Yale

Two Stanford University students on Wednesday filed a federal class-action lawsuit against eight colleges ensnared in the largest college admissions scandal ever prosecuted , alleging that the rigged system denied them a fair chance to matriculate at the elite institutions and could tarnish their…

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Jaylen Hands helps UCLA hold off Stanford rally in Pac-12 tournament victory

Jaylen Hands had 22 points and 11 rebounds, helping UCLA hold off Stanford 79-72 in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament on Wednesday night. The seventh-seeded Bruins (17-15) built a 26-point lead before Stanford started hitting shots in the closing minutes to pull within 69-62. UCLA hit..

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One dead after planes collide in fiery crash at Compton airport

One person was killed and another injured Wednesday after two planes collided in a fiery crash at the Compton/Woodley Airport, officials said. A single-engine North American T28 collided with another aircraft, which caught fire and burned, said a spokesman with the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Errol Spence Jr., Mikey Garcia exchange verbal barbs at pre-fight news conference

A promotion of mutual respect ceased Wednesday when Errol Spence Jr. and Mikey Garcia exchanged verbal blows at their news conference. Welterweight champion Spence (24-0, 21 knockouts) of Texas, unsettled both by a massive pro-Garcia contingent that appeared for the Oxnard fighter at Tuesday’s…

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High school baseball: Andrew Devine strikes out 13 in Simi Valley victory

If there were any doubt that Andrew Devine of Simi Valley is fully back from Tommy John surgery, it disappeared on Wednesday when he struck out 13 in six innings and allowed one hit in a 3-1 victory over Agoura. “He was electric today,” coach John Arisohn said. Devine missed his sophomore season,..

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Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament: McKinley Wright leads Colorado to 56-51 win over California

McKinley Wright IV scored 18 points and Colorado held off California 56-51 on Wednesday in the opening round of the Pac-12 tournament. The fifth-seeded Buffaloes (20-11) had a hard time holding onto the ball, committing a season-high 23 turnovers, but made up for it by shutting down the Bears defensively. …

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Former St. Francis quarterback Ty Gangi wants to impress NFL scouts

Former St. Francis quarterback Ty Gangi didn’t participate in Nevada’s pro day Wednesday because he’s nursing a pulled hamstring he suffered while running a 40-yard dash in workouts last week. Gangi, who graduated from St.

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Ty Gangi sits out of Nevada’s pro day because of pulled hamstring

Quarterback Ty Gangi didn’t participate in Nevada’s pro day Wednesday because he’s nursing a pulled hamstring he suffered while running a 40-yard dash in workouts last week. Gangi, who graduated from St. Francis in 2014, threw for 7,378 yards with 56 touchdowns and 30 interceptions in two-plus..

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