LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities are investigating after a man lying on a Los Angeles street was struck and killed by a police cruiser as officers responded to a call of a naked man in the Jefferson Park area. Officer Liliana Preciado says the officers stopped and rendered aid to the injured man. Paramedics were called and he was pronounced dead at the scene. She could not confirm that the man struck by police was naked.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A major intersection near LAX has reopened after a weekend bridge demolition project was completed more than four hours ahead of schedule. Now that the demolition is finished, traffic flow will be reduced by a lane in each direction for 16 months as the station is built. That will make Century Boulevard a tough drive to the airport, earning the project its nickname, Century Crunch.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A satellite study of blue whale movements shows the endangered whales are at risk for collisions with large vessels because they cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast. The study discovered the whales seem to congregate in two feeding areas that are crossed by shipping lanes. Shippers and shipping regulators plan to meet with researchers in the fall.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion. Lawyers for Sterling plan to argue today that Shelly Sterling had no right to make the deal with Ballmer.
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