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Teen lacrosse player benched because his head is too big

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A high school lacrosse player in Delaware can’t play in games because his head is too big. The News Journal of Wilmington reports that 15-year-old Billy Boyd’s head measures 25 inches around. An average grown man’s head is about 21 to 23 inches in circumference. Regulation helmets aren’t available in his […]
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Looking for inspiration? Meet the LA County judge and the homeless people who star in film about a Skid Row running club

Craig Mitchell finished his 75th marathon — this one in Morocco — at the end of January. The Los Angeles County Superior Court judge ran with some of his homeless buddies from the Skid Row Running Club, a group he formed in 2012. Over the years, the judge and selected club members have made similar international trips to run marathons in places like Ghana, Rome, and Vietnam. Those ventures are always special to Craig. But so is this weekend, closer to home. “Skid Row Marathon” is a documenta...
Tags: News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Morocco, Homeless, Michigan, Vietnam, Pasadena, Michael Moore, Craig, Mitchell, Santa Monica, Gabi, Mark


LAPD: More homeless reported killed in L.A. last year, but increase likely from police getting more crime tips

Newly released data showed a steep increase in the number of both homeless suspects and victims of violent crime in Los Angeles, including a jump in reports of homeless people killed last year. There were 39 killings of homeless people in Los Angeles in 2018, 10 more than in 2017, according to a report presented to the city’s police commission on Tuesday. That was about one in seven of all the homicides — 259 total — in L.A. last year. The number included crimes classified as both murder and man...
Tags: News, California, Police, Theft, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Craft, Homicide, Local News, Lapd, Wilmington, Azusa, Los Angeles Police Department, San Fernando Valley


Delaware mayor calls retweet of offensive post about Irish slavery an 'innocent mistake'

The Wilmington mayor's official Twitter account retweeted a trope related to Irish Americans that is popular among white nationalists.            [Author: Delaware News Journal]
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Carson refinery fire will likely fuel price hikes at gas pump

The Marathon Petroleum refinery looms in the background behind a Shell and Chevron gas station in Carson on Monday, Mar. 18, 2019. Gas prices will probably rise following the fire at the nearby Phillips 66 refinery on Friday. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) A partial shutdown of the Phillips 66 refinery in Carson — when combined with temporary closures of two other facilities on the West Coast — began driving up pump prices Monday in Southern California, according to oil industry e...
Tags: Business, News, Washington, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Epa, West Coast, Local News, Shell, Gas Prices, Chevron, Richmond, Southern California, Los Angeles County


Details for temporary homeless shelter in Wilmington set to roll out next week

After months of debate, plans for a temporary homeless shelter in Wilmington are set to be unveiled next week. But after an enthusiastic July 2018 launch of Mayor Eric Garcetti’s A Bridge Home program and with new funding in place, the city’s ambitious efforts to move the homeless off of local sidewalks has hit some snags, including rising costs and a slower pace for building permanent housing and community opposition delaying some of the proposed temporary shelter sites. Only one Bridge Home sh...
Tags: Hollywood, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homeless, Local News, Eric Garcetti, San Pedro, Homeless Shelters, Ginsberg, Wilmington, San Fernando Valley, Sherman Oaks, Griffith Park, Olvera Street, Eubank


Delaware police probe multistate shoplifting ring

Police in Delaware are searching for a woman suspected of stealing thousands as part of a multistate shoplifting ring targeting a high-end department store chain.
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Fire breaks out at Phillips 66 refinery in Carson

Crews were working Friday evening to put out a fire that broke out at the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Carson. It was not immediately clear what caused the blaze, or if the smoke and fumes were a risk to those who live nearby. The Los Angeles County Fire Department and Long Beach Fire Department were called to the scene, and were assisting private crews that work for the refinery. Television images of the fire showed flames burning fiercely in a section of the sprawling refinery, with water from ...
Tags: News, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Local News, County, Jeremy Stafford, Los Angeles County, Phillips, Carson, Wilmington, Sun Valley, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Stafford, City News Service, North Hollywood


Crews douse fire at Phillips 66 refinery in Carson; no injuries reported

A Sheriff’s deputy blocks access to Sepulveda Blvd. from Wilmington Avenue outside of the Phillips 66 refinery in Carson on Friday, Mar. 15, 2019. A fire broke out inside the sprawling site. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze/SCNG) A fire that broke out Friday night at the Phillips 66 oil refinery in Carson was put out about two hours later after scores of firefighters worked to douse the flames. No injuries were reported. The fire began around 7:20 p.m., sending thick plumes of dark smoke ...
Tags: News, Fire, Sport, Soccer, Local News, Jeremy Stafford, Los Angeles County, Phillips, KABC, Carson, Wilmington, Sun Valley, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Stafford, City News Service, North Hollywood


Reel in tasty seafood at San Pedro Fish Market, Pier 76 Fish Grill

The original San Pedro Fish Market is indeed in San Pedro, is indeed a fish market, and does indeed seat 3,000 fish lovers at any given time. They hold the Guinness Book of World Records title for serving the most seafood, during their annual Lobster Festival. They’re an icon, one of those Los Angeles destinations that, like the Original Farmers Market, every Angeleno should visit. San Pedro Fish Market Grille, which has four locations including Harbor City, serves a variety of seafood dishe...
Tags: Restaurants, Los Angeles, Sport, Things To Do, Soccer, Idaho, Brussels, Dining, Clam Chowder, Southern California, San Pedro, South Bay, Wilmington, El Segundo, San Fernando Valley, Grille


Delaware doctor accused of trading opioids for sexual favors

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware doctor is accused of prescribing opioids in exchange for sexual favors to a female patient who was undergoing treatment for long-term drug addiction. The News Journal of Wilmington reports Deputy Attorney General Zoe Plerhoples said during an administrative hearing Monday that Nihar B. Gala’s behavior at several walk-in medical […]
Tags: News, Ap, Nation, Delaware, Wilmington, Wilmington Del, News Journal, Zoe Plerhoples


This is how coworkers, friends remembered Long Beach resident who died in Ethiopian Airlines crash while en route to help others

Matt Vecere a Long Beach resident and employee for a La Mirada air-filtration company was among the lives lost aboard the Ethiopia flight that crashed over the weekend. Vecere shared this image with his friends from Haiti while he was there to aid with water filtration systems. (Photo courtesy of Tiffany Allegretti) Matt Vecere a Long Beach resident and employee for a La Mirada air-filtration company was among the lives lost aboard the Ethiopia flight that crashed over the weekend. Vecere s...
Tags: Washington, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, United Nations, Switzerland, Long Beach, Ethiopia, Kenya, Local News, Boeing, Haiti, Caribbean, Alaska Airlines, Southern California, Addis Ababa


This is how coworkers, friends remembered Long Beach resident who died in Ethiopian Airlines flight while en route to help others

Matt Vecere a Long Beach resident and employee for a La Mirada air-filtration company was among the lives lost aboard the Ethiopia flight that crashed over the weekend. Vecere shared this image with his friends from Haiti while he was there to aid with water filtration systems. (Photo courtesy of Tiffany Allegretti) Matt Vecere a Long Beach resident and employee for a La Mirada air-filtration company was among the lives lost aboard the Ethiopia flight that crashed over the weekend. Vecere s...
Tags: Washington, Uncategorized, Sport, Soccer, United Nations, Switzerland, Long Beach, Ethiopia, Kenya, Local News, Boeing, Haiti, Caribbean, Alaska Airlines, Southern California, Addis Ababa


NC school’s slavery role-playing game prompts investigation

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A slavery-themed game played at a North Carolina elementary school during Black History Month has prompted an investigation. News outlets report the New Hanover County Board of Education released a statement Monday saying that using a game to teach about slavery was inappropriate. A fourth-grade teacher had students at Codington Elementary […]
Tags: News, Nation, North Carolina, Black History Month, N C AP, Wilmington, NC, New Hanover County Board of Education, Codington Elementary


Delaware psychiatrist convicted of child sex loses license

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware psychiatrist has lost his medical license after being accused of having sex with his patients, keeping unlicensed guns in his office and repeatedly prescribing drugs in a careless manner in the years since he sexually abused two girls. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the Board of Medical Licensure […]
Tags: Health, News, Ap, Nation, Delaware, Wilmington, News Journal, DOVER Del, Board of Medical Licensure


What toxins are being emitted from LA County’s abandoned oil wells? A lawmaker wants to find out

For the last 150 years, oil made California rich. Near Newhall, the site of the first oil gusher in 1876, followed by fields in Huntington Beach, Long Beach, northeast Los Angeles, Montebello, Santa Fe Springs/Whittier and Inglewood, the black crude brought jobs, prosperity and growth to Southern California This oil well at 314 Firmin Street in Echo Park was plugged in July 2016. This area in Echo Park once housed hundreds of oil Wells. (Photo by David Crane, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG) ...
Tags: News, California, Environment, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Air Pollution, Connor, Pasadena, Environmental Defense Fund, Northwest, Southern California, Holden, Aliso Canyon, Porter Ranch, Inglewood


Suspect in fatal kidnapping appears in court, extradited

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A suspect in the fatal kidnapping of a Massachusetts woman whose body was found in the trunk of a car stopped by Delaware authorities has been extradited. Appearing Monday before a federal magistrate in Delaware, 32-year-old Louis D. Coleman III of Providence, Rhode Island, waived his right to a hearing and […]
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Nation, Delaware, Wilmington, Del AP, Providence Rhode Island, Louis D Coleman III


Trial over Delaware prison riot ends with no convictions

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — The trial for four inmates charged with murder in a 2017 Delaware prison riot ended Monday with no convictions.
Tags: News, Delaware, Wilmington, Del AP


Video of officer punching teen prompts AG investigation in Delaware

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A video showing police repeatedly punching a 16-year-old during an arrest has prompted the Delaware Attorney General’s Office to review the case. The News Journal of Wilmington reports the video shows New Castle County police punching the male teen during an arrest Friday. The video shows a teen pinned on a […]
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Jurors say they’re at impasse on some prison riot charges

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — Jurors in the trial of four inmates charged in a deadly Delaware prison riot have told the judge that they’re at an impasse on some charges. Delaware State News reports jurors passed a note Monday to Judge Jan Jurden. They are hearing charges against John Bramble, Abednego Baynes, Kevin Berry and […]
Tags: News, Nation, Delaware, Wilmington, Del AP, Delaware State News, John Bramble Abednego Baynes Kevin Berry


Roland lifts Northeastern past UNC-Wilmington 81-77

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Jordan Roland had 19 points as Northeastern narrowly beat UNC Wilmington 81-77 on Thursday night. Donnell Gresham Jr. added 17 points for the Huskies, while Bolden Brace chipped in 16. Brace also had six rebounds for the Huskies. Anthony Green had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Northeastern (16-9, 10-3 Colonial […]
Tags: News, Sports, Roland, Huskies, Wilmington, UNC Wilmington, Jordan Roland, Donnell Gresham Jr, Bolden Brace, Huskies Anthony Green


Surgeon accused of patient sex abuse arrested on new charges

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — An oral surgeon in North Carolina accused of sexually assaulting anesthetized patients, including minors, has been charged with additional offenses. The Wilmington StarNews reports 55-year-old Michael Lee Hasson was arrested Wednesday on charges including indecent liberties with a child. He was arrested last month on charges of sexual battery and forcible […]
Tags: News, Nation, North Carolina, N C AP, Wilmington, Wilmington StarNews, Michael Lee Hasson


UPDATE: Wilmington police arrest woman wanted for hit and run

Wilmington police have arrested a woman wanted for a hit and run that was caught on camera and left the victim with serious injuries.
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Prosecutors calls inmates on trial ‘soldiers’ in deadly riot

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A prosecutor called on jurors in the second in a series of trials for inmates charged in a deadly Delaware prison riot to find the four men on trial guilty of murder. News outlets report that in closing arguments Monday, Deputy Attorney General John Downs characterized the 2017 riot as a […]
Tags: News, Nation, Delaware, Wilmington, Del AP, John Downs


VIDEO: Woman struck in Wilmington hit-and-run while walking with driver's ex-boyfriend, police say

Police have identified the at-large suspect in a dramatic hit-and-run that was caught on surveillance video last week in Wilmington.
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VIDEO: Woman struck in NC hit-and-run while walking with driver's ex-boyfriend, police say

Police have identified the at-large suspect in a dramatic hit-and-run that was caught on surveillance video last week in Wilmington, north carolina.
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LAUSD official changes course, says police magnet school won’t move, will stay in San Pedro

An LAUSD official has reversed his decision that would have moved the popular Police Academy Magnet program from San Pedro to Wilmington in the fall. The program will remain at San Pedro High School’s Olguin satellite campus after the district said concerns about the program’s academic program and enrollment draw were addressed. The students, after hearing the news on Friday, Feb. 8, were “ecstatic,” said academy coordinator Sandra Alvarenga. “They feel great.” The earlier decision, announced to...
Tags: Education, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, San Pedro, Wilson, Wilmington, Romero, San Pedro High School, Los Angeles Police Department, Mulholland, Olguin, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Luther Burbank


Police seek woman wanted in hit-and-run who posted photo

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Police in North Carolina are looking for a woman who they say struck another woman with her car, then posted a picture of herself and the damage to her car on social media. Wilmington police say on their Facebook page that warrants have been issued for 22-year-old Courtnay Danielle Lawrence on […]
Tags: News, Nation, North Carolina, N C AP, Wilmington, Courtnay Danielle Lawrence


Warmer weather melts ice, causes flooding in Illinois

Flooding caused by water that backed up behind big chunks of ice in the Kankakee River last week has forced the evacuation of some residents of Wilmington, Ill. (Feb. 6)            [Author: AP]
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Dental board looking into charges against oral surgeon

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina regulatory board says it will look into accusations that an oral surgeon sexually abused at least four patients while they were under anesthesia. WECT in Wilmington quotes State Board of Dental Examiners CEO Bobby White as saying the board plans to act as quickly as possible, but didn’t […]
Tags: News, Nation, North Carolina, N C AP, Wilmington, Bobby White, State Board of Dental Examiners