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South Korean rescue team members prepare to search for passengers of a ferry sinking off South Korea's southern coast, in the water off the southern coast near Jindo, south of Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, April 17, 2014. Fears rose Thursday for the fate of more than 280 passengers still missing more than 24 hours after their ferry flipped onto its side and filled with water off the southern coast of South Korea. (AP Photo/Yonhap)

Evacuation came too late for many on sinking ferry

MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — An immediate evacuation order was not issued for the ferry that sank off South Korea’s southern coast, likely with scores of people trapped inside, because officers on the bridge were [...]

04/17/2014

Firefighters and other officials work the scene of an accident where two firetrucks answering a call collided en route to a fire Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Monterrey Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

Investigation of Montery Park firetruck crash underway

MONTEREY PARK (CNS) – Authorities today were investigating why two fire trucks collided in Monterey Park, a crash that sent one of the vehicles careening into restaurant, resulting in injuries to 15 people, one of [...]

04/17/2014

Anaheim Ducks Captain Ryan Getzlaf takes a slapshot to the face

Late in last night’s Round 1, Game 1 Stanley Cup Playoff Game at Honda Center between the Anaheim Ducks and Dallas Stars, Dallas forward, Tyler Seguin let go a rocket of a slap shot that [...]

04/17/2014

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Alleged serial killings highlight GPS limits

We were shocked to learn this week that two parolees accused of raping and killing at least 4 women, were actually wearing GPS trackers when the crimes occurred. The system clearly did not work, but [...]

04/16/2014

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Teacher urges classmates to jump 7th grade student

Usually, you hear about teachers breaking up student fights on campus. But, one teacher in Florida was recently caught on videotape encouraging six 8th graders to beat up a 7th grader to “teach him a [...]

04/16/2014

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Missing toddler found in a claw machine

Anyone who puts a coin into a claw machine at a bowling alley is hoping to pull out a stuffed toy… not a real 3-year-old boy. But a 3-year-old boy could have been the prize [...]

04/16/2014

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The new Los Angeles Register launches today

Move over LA times and Daily News, there’s another newspaper in town. The Publisher of the Orange County Register is launching a new paper today. Phil and Penny discussed the new paper with Eric Spitz, who [...]

04/16/2014

In this photo posted to the Twitter account of the Office of Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, Biden, second left, poses for a photo with, from left, his mother, Dr. Jill Biden; his wife, Hallie Biden; and his father, Vice President Joe Biden, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013, in Houston. (AP Photo/Beau Biden Twitter)

Jill Biden promotes Post-9/11 GI Bill website

Vice President Joe Biden’s wife is promoting a new website designed to make it easier for service members, veterans, their spouses and dependents to calculate their benefits under the Post-9/11 GI Bill at thousands of [...]

04/16/2014

A submarine built by Bluefin Robotics is lowered into the water by systems engineer Cheryl Mierzwa in Quincy, Mass., Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Scott Eisen)

Sub makes 2nd dive to search for Malaysian plane

PERTH, Australia (AP) – As a robotic submarine dived into the ocean to look for lost Flight 370, angry Chinese relatives stormed out of a teleconference meeting Wednesday to protest the Malaysian government for not [...]

04/16/2014

292 missing, 4 dead in South Korea ferry disaster

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – A ferry carrying 459 people, mostly high school students on an overnight trip to a tourist island, sank off South Korea’s southern coast on Wednesday, leaving nearly 300 people missing [...]

04/16/2014

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John Daly’s recommendation on Twitter: don’t try this at home

John Daly didn’t play in the Masters last week, but he definitely hit one of the shots of the week. Daly posted a video on social media showing him placing a tee in a woman’s [...]

04/16/2014

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LAPD chief apologizes over patrol car tampering

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and top aides have apologized for failing to promptly alert the civilian Police Commission that officers had tampered with patrol car audio-video equipment to avoid [...]

04/16/2014