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Westlake residents pack Operation Christmas Child boxes during last year’s kickoff event. (Special to the American Press)

Westlake residents pack Operation Christmas Child boxes during last year’s kickoff event. (Special to the American Press)

Operation Christmas Child begins

By Trish Trejo / American Press

For the second straight year, Westlake has pooled resources from local churches and residents as a reminder that Operation Christmas Child, the global collection of children’s gifts, is starting soon. “This is to prime people to do the project in their churches and organizations,&rd ...

News

Shot that killed baby likely meant for gang-member father

LOS ANGELES -- A 1-year-old girl lying in her crib at home in Compton was struck in the head and killed by a bullet likely meant for her gang-member f ...

7 innocents spend time in jail for new TV show

NEW YORK -- Seven innocent civilians agreed to spend two months in an Indiana jail and have their experiences filmed for an A&E Network series, "6 ...

Judge: new order against enforcing Louisiana abortion law

NEW ORLEANS-- A federal judge in Louisiana has issued a new order blocking the state from enforcing a law that he says would keep most women from get ...

Sirhan Sirhan, assassin of Robert Kennedy, denied parole

SAN DIEGO -- For the 15th time, officials denied parole for Sirhan Sirhan, the assassin of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, after hearing Wednesday from anothe ...


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Sports

St. Louis’ Avery Caraway chases down a loose ball ahead of a St. Michael&r ...

Extra work pays off in St. Louis win

Better lucky than good, indeed.

After not being able to find the net in

more than 90 minutes of play, St. Louis escaped with a 1-0 win over St.

Mic ...

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Lady Rams sweep past rival Saints

WESTLAKE — The Westlake girls’ team overcame a slow start to defeat St. Louis 39-34 for the regular season sweep of the rival program

and ...

Johnny Manziel, left, sits with Colleen Crowley during a baseball game on April  ...

Manziel’s troubles keep mounting

DALLAS — Johnny Manziel’s ex-girlfriend says in an affidavit that he hit her so hard during a late-night confrontation that

she lost hear ...

Scooter column: No preference who wins, as long as my number comes in

We will figure out who to fake a rooting interest for in today’s NFL extravaganza in due time, but first a word about football boards and square ...


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Scene

Familiar Stars Hollow faces back for 'Gilmore Girls' reboot

LOS ANGELES -- Some familiar Stars Hollow faces will be on hand for the "Gilmore Girls" reboot.

Netflix says that the four-episode series will includ ...


In this April 9, 2015 photo,

New Potter play coming out in book form

NEW YORK -- The new Harry Potter play will become a new Harry Potter book.

Scholastic Inc. announced Wednesday that a "script book" of "Harry Potter ...


In this Oct. 20, 2015 photo, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin poses for a photo while  ...

New adaptation of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' heads to Broadway

NEW YORK -- Harper Lee's classic novel "To Kill a Mockingbird" — and its now-somewhat sullied hero Atticus Finch — are heading to Broadway ...


This image released by FunnyorDie.com shows a scene from “Funny or Die Pr ...

Donald Trump skewered in Funny or Die film

NEW YORK -- Donald Trump's first place finish among the GOP candidates in the New Hampshire primaries was greeted by a mock online documentary of the ...


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