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Pedestrians and beachgoers stand on the shore near Venice Beach as lifeguards, right, bring in a swimmer rescued from the water after a lightening strike Sunday July 27, 2014 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Steve Christensen)

Funeral Mass today for lightning strike victim

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A 20-year-old man electrocuted Sunday when a bolt of lightning struck the water near the Venice Pier will be remembered at a private funeral Mass today as an athlete, a fun-loving […]

07/31/2014

Boy Scouts of America logo over uniform

Chief: NH scouts calm after burns from lightning

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire fire chief who helped triage 23 Boy Scouts who suffered burns during a campground lightning strike says they were “incredibly calm” throughout their ordeal. “No one was screaming […]

06/25/2013

So Cal blasted by storm today

(CNS) – Emergency crews were kept busy as a cold, windy Pacific storm swept across Southern California today. Between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., 249 accidents were reported on Los Angeles County freeways, compared with […]

04/13/2012

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