Santa Monica California

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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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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 […]


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Saturday fun from Santa Monica to Fairfax

It’s UNOFFICIALLY summer and time to get outdoors. On Saturday, June 1, you can spend the day checking out musical and dance performances, art workshops, food trucks, cooking demonstrations, fitness classes and more at the […]


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UC hospitals face second day of worker walkout

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Workers at University of California hospitals around the state are picketing for a second day over staffing and pension issues. Hospital pharmacists, nursing assistants, operating room scrubs and other health care […]