Harris, one of the NBA's top first-quarter scorers, started slow but still ended up with 28 points and the Clippers overcame a sluggish opening to beat the Orlando Magic 106-96 on Sunday.,Los Angeles outscored the Magic by eight points in the second quarter and by 12 points in the second half.,Vucevic had 11 rebounds in the first quarter to help the Magic take a 28-18 lead, but they blew a double-digit first-half lead for the second consecutive game after falling at Minnesota on Friday night.,Orlando led 47-45 at halftime, and the Clippers took their first lead just under two minutes into the second half on Marcin Gortat's turnaround basket.,Clippers: The last time the Clippers lost to the Magic was a 98-90 decision at Orlando on Nov. 6, 2013.
Police searched for suspects Sunday in a shooting that killed three men and injured four during a brawl at a popular Los Angeles-area bowling alley and karaoke bar.,Friends and family members of the victims held a candlelight vigil Saturday night in the parking lot of the bowling alley in southern Los Angeles County.,Dwayne Edwards, 60, of Los Angeles, said he received a call from his nephew that his 28-year-old son, Astin Edwards, was one of those killed.,A grieving mother told KABC-7 her 28-year-old son, Robert Meekins, died while trying to break up the fight.,Wes Hamad, a 29-year-old Torrance resident, said he was at the bowling alley with his 13-year-old niece and cousin when he saw a "huge fight" break out.
It was a typical Friday night at Gable House Bowl in Torrance — people celebrating birthdays, friends meeting up for a few rounds of bowling at the end of the workweek.Then gunfire erupted.,The bowling alley, with its distinctive blue sloping roof, has been a popular nightspot in the quiet suburb for decades.After finishing a shift as a maintenance worker Friday night, Robert Meekins headed to Gable House to meet Astin Edwards, the godfather of his 5-year-old son.The friends, both 28, were killed in the shooting.Meekins, who was from South L.A., had a contagious smile and loved to dress stylishly.,"This is an unfortunate incident, and one shooting is one too many," Harris said.Some witnesses said a fight broke out before the shooting, which was reported about 11:55 p.m. at the bowling alley on Hawthorne Boulevard south of Sepulveda Boulevard.Edwards, Meekins and Radford died at the scene.,"Another witness, who declined to give his name, said there was a fight, then nine gunshots.Gable House opened in 1960 and hosted many professional bowling tournaments in the sport's heyday.,On Friday and Saturday nights, a glow-in-the-dark bowling event called "Rock-n-Glow" runs from midnight to 3 a.m.Employees, who would not give their names because they were not authorized to speak to the media, said violence at the establishment is rare, though fights sometimes break out in the parking lot.In March 2015, a 27-year-old woman was killed in the parking lot when a fight escalated into a shooting.
Gortat had not played in the fourth quarter in the first 36 games of the season until the calendar turned, and he responded with his first double-double of the season when the Clippers extended their dominance of the Phoenix Suns with a 121-111 victory Friday night.,Danilo Gallinari and Lou Williams scored 21 points apiece and four other Clippers finished in double figures as they won their third straight against the Suns this season and their 11th straight in the series.,Suns center Deandre Ayton had four points, tying a season low set in the first game against the Clippers on Nov. 28.,They entered the game averaging a league-high 52.4 Williams and Harrell have not started a game this season, and Beverley flip-flopped with Avery Bradley on Nov. 20.,All average at least 25 minutes a game, and Williams (18.2) and Harrell (15.7) are the Clippers' third- and fourth-leading scorers.
Third year medical students Harris Syed, left, and Florence Lambert, right, from the Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, work with a standardized patient Felicia Michael in the Spratt Center for Simulation and Clinical Learning at Danbury Hospital as part of their training at the hospital.,less
Third year medical students Harris Syed, left, and Florence Lambert, right, from the Larner College of Medicine at The University of Vermont, work with a standardized patient Felicia Michael in the Spratt ... more
NASHUA – Secretary of State Bill Gardner hopes he can protect New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation presidential primary from a Golden State sunburn, as California is making a major play for the attention of candidates heading into the 2020 race.,Gardner said there is a possibility Granite State voting could take place as early as December 2019 to ensure New Hampshire is indeed the first-in-the-nation primary.,According to Gardner, the late U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., attended 110 town hall-style meetings in New Hampshire on his way to winning the state’s 2000 Republican primary.,“Jimmy Carter spent the night in 70 different homes throughout the campaign,” Gardner said of the future president’s efforts in New Hampshire on his way to winning the state’s 1976 Democratic primary.,Gardner said he believes New Hampshire’s large state legislature – with 400 representatives and 24 senators – allows the typical Granite State voter to be more politically astute than those from some other states.