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Residents returning after LA high-rise fire

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dozens of residents are being allowed back into a Los Angeles high-rise after a fire that displaced as many as 150. Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott says about 50 people from […]

10/21/2013

Man found dead hanging off Sacramento high-rise

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A fire official says a man appears to have accidentally died from asphyxiation when he lowered himself off an 18-story Sacramento, Calif., office building with a rope.

04/01/2013

Names of women killed at senior center released

TORRANCE, Calif. (AP) – The coroner has released the names of two women shot to death by an elderly resident who then killed himself at a Southern California senior citizens’ high-rise. Los Angeles County coroner’s […]

11/21/2012

Man holds hostage in Pittsburgh high-rise; posts on Facebook

PITTSBURGH (AP) – Pittsburgh’s police chief says authorities are negotiating with an armed man who has taken a hostage in a downtown office building. Police say the man entered the high-rise sometime after 8 a.m. […]

09/21/2012

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