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In this Tuesday, Oct 29, 2013, file photo, Sriracha chili sauce bottles are produced at the Huy Fong Foods factory in Irwindale, Calif. A judge has given a dose of cold water to the hot sauce Sriracha, ruling Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, that the factory that manufactures the trendy condiment must partially shut down after neighbors complained of the spicy smells it was producing. (AP Photo/Nick Ut, File)

Irwindale declares Sriracha maker a nuisance

IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California city has declared the factory that produces the popular Sriracha hot sauce a public nuisance. The Irwindale City Council’s vote on Wednesday gives the factory 90 days to [...]

04/10/2014

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VW tells US dealers to stop selling 4 popular models

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen is telling U.S. dealers to stop selling its most popular cars until transmission fluid leaks can be fixed. The order covers about 25,000 Jetta, Passat, Beetle and Beetle convertible models equipped [...]

04/09/2014

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, April 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe)

Pistorius refuses to look at photo of dead lover

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius refused to look at a photo of his dead girlfriend’s bloody head wounds while testifying at his murder trial Wednesday as the prosecutor urged the star athlete to [...]

04/09/2014

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Analysis of Pistorius trial

A dramatic day of testimony in the Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial as the chief prosecutor in the case tries to get the South African Olympic double-amputee sprinter to crack. Lisa Osborn and Phil Hulett discussed [...]

04/09/2014

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Wounded LAPD officer released from hospital

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The 29-year-old man who shot a police officer in the lobby of the Los Angeles Police Department’s West Traffic Division and took aim at the officer’s partner intended to shoot other [...]

04/09/2014

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KFWB’s Ted Sobel talks about the Masters

Golf’s first major tournament of 2014, the Masters, tees off tomorrow morning at Augusta National Golf Club — without the world’s top-ranked player in the field. Tiger Woods will not be making a run for [...]

04/09/2014

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Obama at today’s memorial at Fort Hood

A somber memorial will be held today at Fort Hood in Texas, where a shooting rampage last week left 3 people dead and 16 others injured. As he’s done in Tucson, Aurora, Oak Creek, Newtown, [...]

04/09/2014

Entertainer Mickey Rooney is shown in this May 1987 file photo. Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said that Rooney was with his family when he died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at his North Hollywood home. (AP Photo/File)

Family feud over Mickey Rooney’s remains

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Two factions of Mickey Rooney’s family are feuding over the body in a dispute over where he wanted to be buried. They were in court Tuesday, when a judge ruled that [...]

04/09/2014

This undated image provided by Sariah English shows Eric and Charlotte Kaufman with their daughters, Lyra, 1, and Cora, 3. (AP Photo/Sariah English)

No plans to charge family for sea rescue of baby

SAN DIEGO (AP) – It took three federal agencies, a fixed-wing aircraft, a Navy warship and scores of personnel to rescue an ill baby girl and her family from their broken down sailboat 900 miles [...]

04/09/2014

In this April 4, 2014, photo provided by the Australian Defense Force, the Australian Defense vessel Ocean Shield tows a pinger locator in the first search for the missing flight data recorder and cockpit voice recorder in the southern Indian Ocean. Ocean Shield, which is carrying high-tech sound detectors from the U.S. Navy, was investigating a sound it picked up. (AP Photo/Australian Defense Force, Lt. Kelly Lunt)

More pings raise hopes plane will be found soon

PERTH, Australia (AP) – The frustrating monthlong search for the Malaysian jetliner received a tremendous boost when a navy ship detected two more signals that most likely emanated from the aircraft’s black boxes. The Australian [...]

04/09/2014

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Santa Monica student pleads not guilty in teacher fight (Video)

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) – A Santa Monica High School student has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a classroom fight with a teacher that was captured on a cellphone video that quickly went [...]

04/09/2014

Los Angeles Unified School District

Proposal would provide more resources to troubled LA schools

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The Los Angeles Unified School District has tentatively agreed to provide millions of dollars in resources to 37 under-performing schools to settle a lawsuit brought by the teachers union. Representatives for [...]

04/09/2014