The Latest: Man on pepper spray flight describes ordeal – KATC Lafayette News

KATC Lafayette NewsHONOLULU (AP) — The Latest on a can of pepper spray going off inside a Hawaiian Airlines flight. (all times local):. 6 p.m.. A man says he was…

Legislature to vote Friday night on bill criticized as a PG&E bailout for wildfire costs – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleAnd even if the California Public Utilities Commission finds PG&E did not act responsibly and should cover the costs of those lawsuits on its own, the commission would…

26 kids are treated after a multiple car collision involving a school bus in Salt Lake – KITV Honolulu

KITV HonoluluHonolulu Emergency Medical Services say the 41-year-old driver in the BMW was taken to the Queen’s Medical Center in serious condition. The 16-year-old driver in the Toyota was taken…

5 Injured, 1 Critically, 10 Displaced in SF Apartment Fire – CBS San Francisco

CBS San FranciscoSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A dog died and a woman was seriously injured when she jumped from the third floor of an apartment building in a fire…

Ethics probe clears Oakland mayor, council member for heavy sports ticket use – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleThe Oakland ethics commission cleared the mayor and a City Council member in its probe of the officials’ use of free tickets to sporting events including the NBA…

Game Thread #136: Oakland A’s vs. Seattle Mariners (2) – Athletics Nation

Athletics NationThe highs and lows of Game Thread #1. And the game started out so nicely too. Gorgeously, really. The A’s put up a 5-0 lead in the very first…

The Internet Reacts to Ariana Grande’s Mini Dress at Aretha Franklin’s Funeral: It’s ‘Too Short’ – PEOPLE.com

PEOPLE.comAriana Grande may have given a soulful performance at Aretha Franklin’s funeral, but it was more than her vocals that earned attention. The 24-year-old singer sang “(You Make Me Feel…

Disneyland and Disney World are getting a Star Wars Cantina – KGO-TV

KGO-TVDisney revealed details of an out-of-this-world watering hole set to open at the upcoming Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge area of the Disneyland and Walt Disney World parks. In a Disney…

Women’s soccer to honor seniors – Huntington Herald Dispatch

Women’s soccer to honor seniorsHuntington Herald DispatchHUNTINGTON – Eastern Kentucky University visits Marshall for a 7 p.m. Friday women’s soccer match at Veterans Memorial Soccer Complex. Marshall (0-2-1) is observing…

California Lawmakers Pass Nation’s Toughest Net Neutrality Law – New York Times

New York TimesNew York State is considering a net neutrality law that mirrors the California bill. The law would face fierce resistance from telecommunications companies. Through their trade group, USTelecom,…

Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria to debut in Las Vegas – New Jersey Herald

New Jersey HeraldLAS VEGAS (AP) — Hilton will begin rebranding the Mandarin Oriental hotel on the Las Vegas Strip as a Waldorf Astoria Friday, a transition for the 389-room, casino-less…

USOC chief says it’s time to consider USA Gymnastics CEO change as controversy continues – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSarah Hirshland has been CEO of the U.S. Olympic Committee for just 11 days, but she wasted no time in making her strong feelings known about the chaos and…

2 firetrucks crash while heading to apartment fire in Southeast DC – WTOP

WTOPWASHINGTON — Two firetrucks crashed into each other on the way to an apartment fire Friday night in Southeast D.C., injuring several firefighters. Around 6:45 p.m., the firetrucks collided on…

Downtown West Branch celebrates comic con – Ogemaw County Herald

Ogemaw County HeraldDowntown West Branch was filled with people dressed as superheroes, sci-fi characters and more after Vault 302 comic store held a comic con event at the Forward Conference…

The mightiest Ram is owner Stan Kroenke, who is living up to his promises – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIn his three years since moving the Rams back to town, Kroenke has made an impact larger than the giant defensive tackle himself, larger than all the stars…

Another Marlins’ bullpen meltdown squanders stellar start by Dan Straily – Miami Herald

Miami HeraldWins have been hard for the Marlins to obtain as is this season. So blown opportunities like the one they squandered Friday night continue to sting even more. Two…

Chicago Bulls: Why the Chicago Bulls should be in win-now mode – Pippen Ain’t Easy

Pippen Ain’t EasyThe Chicago Bulls have 1 playoff appearance within the past 3 seasons. The Eastern Conference is wide open and the Bulls should want to take advantage of what…

Serena Williams prevails over Venus Williams in their 16th major matchup – ESPN

ESPNSerena Williams defeated sister Venus 6-1, 6-2 in the sisters’ 16th meeting in a major to move into the 4th round of the US Open. More from espnW.com. Stephens advances…

It’s Labor Day weekend, and that means Bumbershoot – The Seattle Times

The Seattle TimesBumbershoot, Seattle’s annual salute to the end of summer, opened Friday, Aug. 31, at Seattle Center. The fest continues through Sunday, Sept. 2. Share story. By. Alan Berner.…

Georgia man grows 6 feet of hair over 12 years to help children … – KREM.com

KREM.comOver the last 12 years, Robb Leatherwood has donated his hair five times. It adds up to more than 6 feet of hair to help make wigs for patients who’ve…

Oakland Raiders begin their cuts on Friday with Saturday deadline … – Just Blog Baby (blog)

Just Blog Baby (blog)The Oakland Raiders need to have their 53-man roster set in stone by 1pm PT on Saturday, but that did not stop them from cutting people on…

Women’s Soccer Blanks Nyack, 5-0, in Season Opener – Stonehill College Athletics

Stonehill College AthleticsOLD WESTBURY, New York (August 31, 2018) – The Stonehill College women’s soccer team opened the season with a 5-0 shutout against non-conference foe Nyack College at President’s…

2019 NFL draft prospects to know playing in Alabama-Louisville matchup – Courier Journal

Courier JournalAny time Alabama football takes the field, there is a good chance you’ll see at least a handful of players who will be NFL draft prospects after the season.…

Aretha Franklin funeral: Memorable moments that got people talking – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAretha Franklin’s homegoing service Friday at Greater Grace Temple in Detroit wasn’t without surprises or moments that got people talking. Here are a few: Cicely Tyson’s hat. While Aretha…

Hawaii Fashion Week is looking for models on Kaua’i – KITV Honolulu

KITV HonoluluFashionistas get ready, Hawaii Fashion Week is back! But before the new looks hit the catwalk, they need to find models. Saturday, HFW and The Best Talent Group will…

San Francisco Giants outfielder Steven Duggar to undergo surgery, Aramis Garcia and Chris Shaw to start – San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco ExaminerAT&T PARK — It was an easy decision to make for San Francisco Giants outfielder Steven Duggar. He could either try and rehab his dislocated left shoulder, with…

Legislature passes bill that penalizes retailers hiring shady trucking companies – OCRegister

OCRegisterAlthough the state’s major seaports took no position on the legislation after it was introduced by Lara earlier this year, the mayors representing California’s three largest ports — Long Beach’s…

Buyers of Mandarin Oriental on Strip finally revealed – Las Vegas Review-Journal

Las Vegas Review-JournalWhen MGM Resorts International announced this spring that it was selling the Mandarin Oriental, it left out an important part: the buyers. The $214 million deal closed this…

San Diego Woman Fights City for Rights to Stay in RV Park – NBC 7 San Diego

NBC 7 San DiegoSan Diego’s housing crisis keeps rearing its ugly head in different places. And it has taken a turn for the worse for at least one resident at…

Business groups sue SF over universal childcare measure on June ballot – San Francisco Examiner

San Francisco Examiner“Whether city leadership places a special tax measure on the ballot by incubating an initiative or by going directly through its Board of Supervisors, the measure requires a…

Report: Allen Lazard waived by Jacksonville Jaguars – 247Sports

247SportsThe 6-foot-5 Lazard showcased some speed at the NFL Combine earlier this year, running a 4.55 40-yard dash to answer one of the biggest questions facing him ahead of the…

Homicide Investigation Launched After Caregiver Finds 2 Bodies – NBC 7 San Diego

NBC 7 San DiegoThe bodies of a man and woman in their 80s were discovered by an in-home caregiver at a residence on Toya Lane in the Blossom Valley community…

Ron Arad Brings His Pressed Flower Series To Los Angeles – Forbes

ForbesWhat would happen if you took a bunch of cars and pressed them under a giant press?, The London-based, Israeli designer, architect and artist is heading to the United States.…

Rugby League Today: Wane emotional, internationals announced, Pearson launches attack – Love Rugby League

Love Rugby LeagueCastleford coach Daryl Powell welcomes back some key men this weekend and says he is pleased to finally have some selection headaches. Catalans and France centre Vincent Duport…

California Gives ISPs the Finger, Passing a Robust Bill to Restore Net Neutrality – Gizmodo

GizmodoAfter months of back and forth, amending bills, combining them, and pulling them apart, California’s legislature has finally passed a law that will, at least for some 40 million Americans,…