Santa Monica California

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Los Angeles bans plastic bags in grocery stores

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles has become the biggest city in the country to ban free plastic bags in grocery stores. City News Service reports the City Council voted 9-1 Tuesday to support a […]

06/25/2013

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2 ambushed LA detectives have minor wounds

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police say that two detectives ambushed by a gunman have only minor wounds. Police say the two worked in an undercover burglary task force. They were returning to the […]

06/25/2013

John Zawahri (AP Photo)

Santa Monica gunman’s weapon assembled from parts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The assault-style rifle used by a Santa Monica gunman to kill five people last week appears to have been put together using component parts, according to two officials briefed on the […]

06/13/2013

James J. "Whitey" Bulger, alleged racketeer, booking photograph obtained by WBUR 90.9 - NPR Radio Boston. (AP Photo)

A guide to the trial of James ‘Whitey’ Bulger

BOSTON (AP) — Reputed gangster James “Whitey” Bulger, a legendary organized-crime figure in Boston, is on trial on a long list of charges, including participating in 19 killings. Here’s a look at the case against […]

06/12/2013

North side of Santa Monica College campus with students and police outside after shooting incident nearby. (AP Photo)

Coroner details Santa Monica rampage deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles County coroner’s office has released new details on the deaths of last week’s Santa Monica gunman and his victims. Coroner’s Lt. Fred Corral says gunman 23-year-old John Samir […]

06/12/2013

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Santa Monica College reopens after rampage

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Monica College has reopened under extra security in the wake of a gunman’s deadly rampage. Students returning Monday to the Southern California campus will be able to retrieve backpacks, […]

06/10/2013

List of Santa Monica gunman’s weapons, ammunition

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police in Santa Monica, Calif., said that a suspected gunman carried the following weapons, ammunition and equipment during Friday’s rampage that left four people dead and several others wounded. The items […]

06/08/2013

Investigator checks a car damaged during multiple shooting incident near Santa Monica College (AP Photo)

Chief says Santa Monica killings were premeditated

  SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Monica’s police chief says the gunman who killed four people in a chaotic rampage planned the attack and had 1,300 rounds of ammunition. Chief Jacqueline Seabrooks says the […]

06/08/2013

Police cruiser at scene of shooting in Santa Monica. (AP Photo)

Key events in Santa Monica shootings

(The Associated Press) – Key moments in a shooting rampage Friday that killed at least four people in Santa Monica, Calif., before a gunman was shot and killed by police in a college library. Based […]

06/08/2013

Investigator checks a car damaged during multiple shooting incident near Santa Monica College (AP Photo)

Man kills 4 in Santa Monica before police shoot him dead

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — A man with a semi-automatic rifle killed at least four people and wounded several others Friday as he carried out a deadly rampage across several blocks of a normally idyllic […]

06/07/2013

Police cruiser at scene of shooting in Santa Monica. (AP Photo)

2 dead in burned home near Santa Monica College shooting

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Two people were found dead Friday in a burned home near Santa Monica College, where someone sprayed a street corner with gunfire, wounding at least four people, authorities said. Police and witnesses […]

06/07/2013

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Shooting at Santa Monica College; on lockdown

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – As many as three people were shot today when gunfire rang out at Santa Monica College, and a suspect was taken into custody while a search continued to determine if any […]

06/07/2013

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