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2 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

4 teens charged with capital murder in beating death of USC student

LAPD Cmdr. Andy Smith announces the arrests in connection with the beating death of USC student Xinran Ji last week.


Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, University of Southern California

4 hrs ago | La Canada Valley Sun

Sheriff's group prepares for rummage sale

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Volunteer group associated with the Crescenta Valley station is gearing up for a rummage sale that will be held at the station on Sept.


Related Topix: La-Crescenta, CA

8 hrs ago | The LookOut news

Tour da Artsa Combines Diversity in Art with Cycling

More than 100 cyclists of all ages have pre-registered to explore art, music and theatre at the sixth annual Tour da Arts.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA, Los Angeles, CA, Venice, CA

12 hrs ago |

Lisa Kudrow -- Dodges Bullet on Jury Duty

Lisa Kudrow won the lottery today -- completing her jury duty after one day of service.


Mon Jul 28, 2014

New York Daily News

Nick Fagnano, 21, killed in Venice Beach lightning strike: officials

About a dozen others were injured when the crowded Los Angeles County, Calif. beach was hit by a strike that sent sun worshippers running for cover.


Related Topix: University of Southern California

Swimmer killed by lightning bolt in LA

A lightning strike at Venice Beach in Los Angeles killed a swimmer and injured 13 people, making families scramble out of the water in scenes witnesses said was "like the film Jaws".


Redlands Daily Facts

Suspectsa mother acted as lookout in fatal Long Beach robbery, officals say

LONG BEACH >> The mother of a man reportedly involved in a fatal home-invasion robbery acted as lookout in the crime and was charged Monday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Whittier Daily News

Senior Moments: The chair affair

While my husband had been angling to buy folding chairs since our first music under the stars outing in early June, I had been extolling the freedom and romantic adventure of listening to music on a blanket.


LA Daily News

Los Angeles County Coronera s Lt. killed in motorcycle accident in Wyoming

Los Angeles County coroner's Lt. Joe Bale was killed in a motorcycle crash in Wyoming over the weekend, it was reported today.



1 dead after lightning strikes 14 in Southern California

A coroner's official says a 20-year-old man has died after lightning struck 14 people at popular Venice Beach in Los Angeles and Catalina Island.


The Daily Breeze

Inglewood Councilman Eloy Morales Jr. benefited from Centinela Valleya s crony culture

Recently fired Superintendent Jose Fernandez had a reputation in the Centinela Valley school district for rewarding his friends and punishing his enemies within the district.


Related Topix: Inglewood, CA, Education Etc., Pasadena, CA, El Monte, CA, Lawndale, CA

KOLD-TV Tucson

Man dies after lightning strike affects 14

Neighbors struggled to make sense of the shooting deaths of a family of five in which the father was known to many throughout their apartment complex as a friendly maintenance worker.


Related Topix: California, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Pasadena Star-News

Rare summer beach lightning strikes 10 in L.A. County

Ten people were hurt, and at least one needed CPR, as an unusual summer beach lightning storm spread danger from Catalina Island to the shores of Santa Monica Bay on Sunday.


Related Topix: Fire, Avalon, CA, Weather, Palos Verdes Peninsula, CA


Lightning Strikes Eight People on Venice Beach in L.A.

Authorities say eight people have been struck by lightning on Venice's boardwalk, with a ninth person hit on Southern California's Catalina Island.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Venice, CA

NBC Los Angeles

Tow Truck Driver Shot, Killed

A tow truck driver was shot and killed after being chased by a vehicle in the South Gate area of Los Angeles early Sunday morning.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, South Gate, CA

LA Daily News

4 horses, 3 sheep killed in Palmdale stable fire

PALMDALE >> Four horses and three sheep died early this morning when fire struck a stable in an unincorporated area just outside of Palmdale, a Los Angeles County fire official said.


Related Topix: Fire, Palmdale, CA

Xenia Daily Gazette

Celebrating our paramedics12:00 pm

When was the last time you felt the urge to run into a burning building? What about cutting your way into a mangled car to extract an injured child after a wreck? It takes a particularly kind of person to reject self-protective responses and dive in, head first, to help others.


Related Topix: Jack Webb, Emergency!, Entertainment, Drama, Television, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Opinion

Pasadena Star-News

Covina police officer under investigation for arresting Pomona man filming at possible crime scene

William David Robin, 23, of Pomona, is about to be taken down by Covina police Officer Ken Counts on June 30, 2014, in a video that Robin himself filmed.


Related Topix: Covina, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Sat Jul 26, 2014

CBS News

Another arrest in robbery where homeowner killed female intruder

Another suspect has been arrested for a robbery at a California home where an 80-year-old resident said he shot and killed a burglar who claimed she was pregnant as she tried to flee.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA

CBS Local

Norwalk Woman Killed In Hit-And-Run Crash

A Norwalk woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver early Saturday morning as she walked away from a party.


Related Topix: Norwalk, CA, Orange, CA