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Two cool ways to spend the weekend

Usually during summer I would say GET OUTSIDE but it is going to be hot, so here are two cool ideas for ducking into a air conditioned movie theater. #1.  Classic and Silent Movie Nights […]


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3 killed in Southern California freeway crashes

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A head-on crash and a big-rig accident have killed three people and shut down parts of major Southern California freeways. The California Highway Patrol says one person died around 1:15 a.m. […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]





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