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Police shoot, wound suspect following California pursuit

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Police in Southern California say officers shot and wounded a suspect following a brief car chase.

Anaheim Police Sgt. Shane Carringer says officers responded Saturday morning following reports of a man acting erratically outside a family member’s home.

Carringer says the suspect led officers on a short pursuit around the neighborhood before the shooting occurred. He didn’t say what prompted police to open fire or whether a weapon was recovered.

The Orange County Register reports the 50-year-old suspect was hospitalized in unknown condition. No officers were hurt.

10-ton sculpture moved, carefully, across Los Angeles plaza

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-ton bronze sculpture that stood for a half-century in Los Angeles has been moved — carefully — about 100 feet (30 meters) across a downtown square as part of a $40 million renovation.

A giant crane on Saturday hoisted the Jacques Lipchitz work, “Peace on Earth,” to its new home on the west side of Music Center Plaza. The move took about 15 minutes.

The work was commissioned in 1966 at the founding of the Music Center, home to performance halls including the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, which for years hosted the Academy Awards ceremony.

The sculpture portrays a dove

10-ton sculpture moved, carefully, across Los Angeles plaza

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 10-ton bronze sculpture that stood for a half-century in Los Angeles has been moved — carefully — about 100 feet (30 meters) across a downtown square as part of a $40 million renovation.

A giant crane on Saturday hoisted the Jacques Lipchitz work, Peace on Earth, to its new home on the west side of Music Center Plaza. The move took about 15 minutes.

Peace on Earth was commissioned in 1966 at the founding of the Music Center, home to performance halls including the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, which for years hosted the Academy Awards ceremony.

The sculpture portrays a

Navy sailor killed at Pearl Harbor buried in California

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — More than 76 years after he was killed in the attack on Pearl Harbor, a Navy sailor has been laid to rest in Southern California.

Electrician’s Mate 3rd Class George Harvey Gibson was buried with full military honors Saturday at Inglewood Park Cemetery near Los Angeles.

The Kansas native was assigned to the USS Oklahoma when the ship was attacked in Hawaii by Japanese aircraft on December 7, 1941. The 20-year-old was among 429 crewmen killed but his body was classified as non-recoverable.

The U.S. Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced in February that Gibson’s

Latest: 2 more firefighters injured in blaze near Yosemite

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on wildfires in California (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Authorities say two more California firefighters have been injured while battling a stubborn and growing wildfire in steep terrain west of Yosemite National Park.

Fire spokesman Rich Eagan says the firefighters were hospitalized Friday after suffering back injuries. Both have been released and are expected to fully recover.

A total of four firefighters have been injured and one killed since the blaze broke out July 13.

Eagan says the fire is expanding to the north into inaccessible and rugged

Gal Gadot shows ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ first look at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Wonder Woman 1984” is only three and a half weeks into production, but that didn’t stop star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins from bringing some footage to Comic-Con.

Audiences in the comic book convention’s Hall H on Saturday got an early look at a scene where Diana Prince saves a young girl from some bad guys in their Miami Vice-finest in a very ’80s-looking mall.

Chris Pine also joined Gadot and Jenkins on stage, but all stayed mum about how and why his character Steve Trevor is back considering his fate in the first movie.

Jenkins says she set the movie in the

Woman severely burned in chemical attack near Los Angeles

EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County authorities say a woman suffered life-threatening injuries when someone splashed her with an unknown type of caustic chemical.

Police in El Monte say officers responding around 1 a.m. Saturday found the victim on a driveway with severe burns to her face and body.

She’s hospitalized in critical condition.

Officials say a suspect fled in an unknown type of vehicle.

City News Service reports investigators haven’t identified a possible motive.

Gal Gadot shows ‘Wonder Woman 1984’ first look at Comic-Con

SAN DIEGO (AP) — “Wonder Woman 1984” is only three and a half weeks into production, but that didn’t stop star Gal Gadot and director Patty Jenkins from bringing some footage to Comic-Con.

Audiences in the comic book convention’s Hall H on Saturday got an early look at a scene where Diana Prince saves a young girl from some bad guys in their Miami Vice-finest in a very ’80s-looking mall.

Chris Pine also joined Gadot and Jenkins on stage, but all stayed mum about how and why his character Steve Trevor is back considering his fate in the first movie.

Jenkins says she set the movie in the

Suspect in 9 bank robberies kills self after one last holdup

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a California man suspected in multiple bank robberies throughout the state killed himself just hours after holding up one last bank.

Santa Barbara County sheriff’s officials say a man flashed a gun and demanded cash from a teller at a bank in Goleta on Friday. A short time later the man locked himself inside the bathroom of a nearby nail salon. Officials say police evacuated the business and later found Keith David Goodwin dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.

A sheriff’s statement says the 41-year-old Fresno man was suspected of robbing

California man sentenced for shooting, wounding officer

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A California man convicted of shooting and wounding a police officer during a 2016 traffic stop has been sentenced to 41 years to life in prison.

Ruben Carreles was found guilty in May of several charges including attempted murder.

The Fresno Bee reports the 31-year-old was sentenced on Friday.

Prosecutors say Carreles opened the door of a car and started running as Porterville police pulled over a vehicle in which he was a passenger.

Officials say during a foot chase Carreles turned and opened fire, shooting an officer in the buttocks. Carreles was shot by the

Forest fire near Yosemite continues to grow as heat spikes

MARIPOSA, Calif. (AP) — A California forest fire just west of Yosemite National Park is steadily growing as crews work in blazing summer heat to protect mountain communities in the Sierra Nevada.

Officials said Saturday that the Ferguson fire is churning northward, sending up smoke that has been obscuring valley views in the park. Yosemite remains open, but one of its scenic routes, Glacier Point Road, is closed. The blaze that broke out July 13 has charred about 42 square miles (110 square kilometers) of timber. It’s just 7 percent contained.

Fast-acting firefighters got a handle on a

Comic-Con gets a look at gritty Spider-Man spinoff ‘Venom’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Director Ruben Fleischer says that there aren’t really any heroes in the superhero movie “Venom,” who is a grittier, more violent and more complicated character than his Marvel brethren.

Comic-Con attendees got a look at footage from the upcoming Spider-Man spinoff Friday and heard from stars Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed as well.

Hardy plays Eddie Brock and the alien symbiote Venom. The actor says he thinks Venom is the coolest superhero.

Fleischer also teased the possibility of an eventual face-off between Spider-Man and Venom. The film hits theaters in October.

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Comic-Con gets a look at Spider-Man spinoff ‘Venom’

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Director Ruben Fleischer says that there aren’t really any heroes in the superhero movie “Venom,” who is a grittier, more violent and more complicated character than his Marvel brethren.

Comic-Con attendees got a look at footage from the upcoming Spider-Man spinoff Friday and heard from stars Tom Hardy and Riz Ahmed as well.

Hardy plays Eddie Brock and the alien symbiote Venom. The actor says he thinks Venom is the coolest superhero.

Fleischer also teased the possibility of an eventual face-off between Spider-Man and Venom. The film hits theaters in October.

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Latest: Grandfather arrested after boy, 4, shoots cousin, 2

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the shooting death of a 2-year-old California girl (all times local):

5:50 p.m.

Authorities have arrested the grandfather of a 2-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed by her 4-year-old cousin in Southern California.

San Bernardino County sheriff’s officials say 53-year-old Cesar Lopez was taken into custody Friday afternoon on suspicion of child endangerment and being a felon in possession of a firearm. It wasn’t immediately known if he has an attorney.

The little girl died at a hospital after being shot Friday morning at the family home in

LA man gets 21 to life for fatally stabbing toddler daughter

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Prosecutors say a man has been sentenced to 21 years to life in prison after fatally stabbing his toddler in his Los Angeles apartment and then setting the room on fire.

The Los Angeles County district attorney’s office says 50-year-old Noe Torres was sentenced Friday.

Authorities say Torres stabbed his 13-month-old daughter during an argument with the girl’s mother. The little girl died at the scene.

Prosecutors say after stabbing his daughter, Torres then set his apartment on fire. They say he stabbed himself after setting the apartment ablaze and jumped out of a window