SIMI VALLEY

In this July 4, 2013 file photo, a triage area is set up at Ranch Santa Susana Community Park in Simi Valley, Calif. after a blast during the Fourth of July show injured 28 people as debris from fireworks, mortar tubes and the racks holding them flew into the crowd. (AP Photo/The Ventura County Star,Wendy Pierro,File)

Fireworks shell faulted in July 4 blast in Simi Valley

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An investigation by the state fire marshal found that a Fourth of July fireworks accident that injured nearly 30 people at a show in Southern California was caused by the malfunction […]

10/17/2013

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Police ID man they say shot mom, fled on tractor

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – The quiet of a normally serene Simi Valley neighborhood was shattered when police said a 29-year-old man killed his mother, set her house on fire and then shot randomly at […]

08/25/2013

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Police ID man they say shot mom, fled on tractor

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – Simi Valley police have released the name of a 29-year-old man they say killed his mother, then shot up his normally quiet suburban neighborhood before officers killed him. Police say […]

08/25/2013

Crews rush to clean up former California nuke lab

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – The sun was barely up at a former Cold War rocket test site when crews in hard hats, neon vests and steel-toe boots collected jars of dirt as part of […]

08/17/2013

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Carjacking ends in Granada Hills

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A carjacking suspect led officers on a pursuit today from the Santa Clarita area into Simi Valley and back into Los Angeles County, where the man was arrested after the vehicle […]

07/31/2013

Similar shell malfunction at 2 fireworks shows

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A fireworks company behind the Southern California show that sprayed the crowd and injured more than three dozen people says it appears to have had a similar shell malfunction at […]

07/08/2013

Police officials investigate scene of fireworks accident that occurred during July 4th celebration, Simi Valley, California (AP Photo).

Operator: Product may have caused fireworks blast

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A product malfunction appears to be the cause of a “catastrophic failure” at a Southern California fireworks show that sprayed the crowd and injured more than three dozen people, the […]

07/08/2013

Police officials investigate scene of fireworks accident that occurred during July 4th celebration, Simi Valley, California (AP Photo).

Spectators shaken after Simi Valley fireworks injure 39

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – For many people gathered to watch July Fourth fireworks at a Southern California park, it took time to realize the wild chain of explosions weren’t just part of the show. […]

07/06/2013

Ojai Fireworks Injury

OJAI, Calif. (AP) – A Southern California Fourth of July fireworks show in Ojai was halted soon after it began when the 32-year-old pyrotechnic operator was injured by a premature blast. The Ventura County Star […]

07/05/2013

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28 injured at Simi Valley fireworks when platform tips

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) – More than two dozen people were injured when a wood platform holding live fireworks tipped over, sending the pyrotechnics into a crowd at a Fourth of July show northwest of […]

07/05/2013

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