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1 hr ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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.


7 hrs ago | 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.


8 hrs ago | WTVC

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.


12 hrs ago | 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

16 hrs ago | 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

The Daily Breeze

How did L.A. County sheriff candidate Paul Tanaka get so much cash at retirement?

Before Paul Tanaka declared his candidacy for Los Angeles County sheriff in August 2013, he took three months off work and, once retired from the Sheriff's Department, the county government cut him a one-time check for $339,424.


Related Topix: Pension, Personal Finance, Long Beach, CA

The Fresno Bee

Judge: Los Angeles charter schools can remain open

The Los Angeles Times reports that Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Luis A. Lavin found district officials should not have closed the two campuses operated by the Magnolia Education and Research Foundation without consulting with the Board of Education.


Two Injured 12-Year-Olds Rescued from Malibu Cliff

Rescue workers came to the aid of two injured, preteen hikers above Tapia Park in Malibu today.


Related Topix: Malibu, CA, Calabasas, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Rosemead sexual predator sentenced for threatening woman in Alhambra

A prolific sexual predator who cut off his GPS ankle bracelet and then lured a church acquaintance to a coffee shop where he pulled a gun on her will likely spend the rest of his life in state prison.


Related Topix: Alhambra, CA, Rosemead, CA, State Prisons, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law


Murder suspect caught in dramatic freeway arrest

A man wanted for a murder in Los Angeles was arrested Friday on a San Diego freeway.


Related Topix: World News, Puerto Rico,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Lawsuit filed over abuse death of Palmdale boy

City News Service say a wrongful death suit was filed Friday against the county's child welfare and social services divisions, the Sheriff's Department, the Palmdale school district, and the boy's mother and her boyfriend.


Related Topix: Palmdale, CA, Education Etc., Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law