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Newlywed Run Over By Lifeguard Truck Remains Hospitalized
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Newlywed Run Over By Lifeguard Truck Remains Hospitalized

A 26-year-old newlywed who was run over by an LA County lifeguard truck earlier this week suffered lacerations to her liver and fractures to her pelvic area, her attorney said Thursday. The couple were married just a few days before the incident at Venice Beach, the attorney said.... Read »

4 hours ago
Man Arrested in Son's Murder

Man Arrested in Son's Murder

A 6-year-old boy was fatally stabbed Thursday in the unincorporated Florence Firestone neighborhood, and... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Dog Fights to Keep Injured Leg After Being Hit in High-Speed Pursuit

Dog Fights to Keep Injured Leg After Being Hit in High-Speed Pursuit

Donations from across the country could mean the difference between four legs and three for a dog hit during a South... Watch »

2 hours ago
Rough Surf and Dangerous Rip Currents Hit SoCal Beaches

Rough Surf and Dangerous Rip Currents Hit SoCal Beaches

LA County lifeguards are bracing for another day of rough surf and strong rip currents. Their advice is simple: stay Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Boxer Vague on Seeking Fifth Term

Boxer Vague on Seeking Fifth Term

Boxer, 73, loves her job and sees no roadblocks to returning to the Senate Read »

Sep 18, 2014
6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Stabbed in South LA

6-Year-Old Boy Fatally Stabbed in South LA

A 6-year-old boy died after being stabbed multiple times early Thursday morning in South LA, sheriff’s... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Long Beach Airport Reopens After Emergency Landing

Long Beach Airport Reopens After Emergency Landing

Long Beach Airport was reopened after a JetBlue plane with a disabled engine made an emegency landing and shut down... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
California's King Fire More Than Doubles

California's King Fire More Than Doubles

When residents of El Dorado County, 60 miles from Sacramento, went to sleep Wednesday night, the King... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Drivers for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft must carry minimum levels of insurance under... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Surfer Who Said Shark Broke His Board Alters Story

Surfer Who Said Shark Broke His Board Alters Story

A surfer with a board broken almost neatly in half is still claiming to have been attacked by a great white shark. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of California Homes

Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of California Homes

The King Fire was still raging out of control in Pollock Pines, 60 miles east of Sacramento, on Wednesday... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Dog Struck During Pursuit in

Dog Struck During Pursuit in "Critical Condition"

A harrowing 30-minute police chase ended on Wednesday after winding through streets in South LA and drawing... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Deputies Rescue Two Pigs in Santa Clarita

Deputies Rescue Two Pigs in Santa Clarita

You wouldn't think that pig wrangler would be in a cop's job description. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Drag Queens Will

Drag Queens Will "Mobilize" if FB Doesn't Change Policy

Facebook leaders met on Wednesday with a group of Bay Area drag queens to address concerns the Sisters of Perpetual... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Boy, Parents Injured in Crash With Street Racing-SUV

Boy, Parents Injured in Crash With Street Racing-SUV

Three people were injured after their car was struck by an SUV that was involved in a street race in Costa... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Heat Blamed for Electrical Fire That Cut Power

Heat Blamed for Electrical Fire That Cut Power

Oppressive triple-digit heat was blamed on Tuesday for causing a fire at a DWP facility, cutting power to a swath of... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Seismic Shaming: SF's Plan to Get Landlords to Comply with Code

Seismic Shaming: SF's Plan to Get Landlords to Comply with Code

San Francisco is trying shaming to make its buildings safer for shaking. The city plans this week to slap... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Metal Sheet Ignited 1,000-Acre Silverado Brush Fire: Authorities

Metal Sheet Ignited 1,000-Acre Silverado Brush Fire: Authorities

The four-day-old Silverado Fire, which has burned 1,500 acres, was apparently ignited by the sun reflecting... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Bay Area Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash

Bay Area Pilot Survives Small Plane Crash

A plane that went missing Monday after departing from Reid-Hillview Airport in San Jose was discovered by... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Tree With Beehive Crashes Down on Street

Tree With Beehive Crashes Down on Street

Residents in a Studio City neighborhood woke up to find a tree blocking a street. Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
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