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South Korean rescue team members search for passengers aboard 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)

Prosecutors seek arrest warrant for ferry captain

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – Prosecutors say they’ve asked a court to issue an arrest warrant for the captain of the South Korean ferry that sank two days ago, leaving hundreds missing and feared dead. [...]

04/18/2014

Photo of suspect Robert Ransom released by the Los Angeles Police Department. (Photo credit: LAPD)

LAPD investigating possible link between teen’s attempted abduction, recent murders

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are investigating possible links between the attempted abduction of a teenage girl doused with flammable liquid and two deadly attacks in L.A. County. LAPD Commander Andrew Smith identified 30-year-old Robert [...]

04/18/2014

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Archbishop Gomez to celebrate Good Friday liturgy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will celebrate the Good Friday liturgy at noon Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. In the simplest liturgy of the church year, the [...]

04/18/2014

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Change in jail populations since realignment

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California’s overall county jail population has increased 15 percent under a nearly three-year-old law that keeps most lower-level offenders incarcerated locally instead of in state prisons. Figures compiled by the Board [...]

04/18/2014

Los Angeles World Airports (LAWA) police patrol car at Los Angeles International Airport. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon)

LAX Terminal 7 partially evacuated after man claimed to have bomb

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Terminal 7 at Los Angeles International Airport was partially evacuated today after person falsely claimed to have a bomb, authorities said. The incident began about 7:40 a.m. in the ticketing area, [...]

04/17/2014

This March 27, 2014 photo provided by the National Park Service shows P-22 a 4 year old male mountain lion who was recaptured in late March by National Park Service biologists after it was exposed to rat poison and suffering from mange. (AP Photo/National Park Service)

Famous Los Angeles mountain lion exposed to poison

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A mountain lion that appeared strong and healthy when it was photographed as it ruled a wilderness park in the middle of Los Angeles has been exposed to rat poison and [...]

04/17/2014

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