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Suspect who was holding elderly woman at knifepoint killed by police in Mar Vista

A suspect who was holding an elderly woman at knifepoint at a Mar Vista apartment was killed in an officer-involved shooting, according to LAPD.

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Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Virgin Galactic’s Richard Branson stripped of ‘astronaut’ titles by FAA

The FAA has ruled that Bezos and Branson do NOT count as official astronauts after changing the definition of the term.

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California paramedics assigned to Dixie Fire save boy drowning in hotel pool

“That’s what superheroes look like”: Paramedics from Oakland who were assigned to the Dixie Fire burning in Northern California saved a boy’s life at their hotel.

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Kolby Story: Family seeking answers after remains found in Ballona Wetlands ID’d as missing woman

More than a week after a missing woman’s remains were found in the Ballona Wetlands Ecological Reserve near Marina Del Rey, her family says there are still so many questions surrounding her death after she vanished last December.

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Marine’s mysterious death in Bahrain prompts SoCal family to demand answers from military officials

A Thousand Oaks family is demanding answers after the mysterious death of a Marine overseas. The Marine’s loved ones say the military is calling his death a suicide, but his family believes he met with foul play.

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PG&E to move power lines underground to reduce fire risk. Will SoCal Edison do the same?

In the aftermath of devastating wildfires – many caused by downed power lines – PG&E announced plans to move 10,000 miles of power lines underground.

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Burglary suspect dies in Mar Vista officer-involved shooting

A burglary suspect was killed in an officer-involved shooting in Mar Vista, according to LAPD.

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Trump inaugural chair Tom Barrack: I’m ‘100% innocent’ in lobbying case

Tom Barrack pleaded not guilty Monday and said he was “100% innocent” of charges that he secretly lobbied the U.S. on behalf of the United Arab Emirates.

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‘Destructive’ Severe Thunderstorm Warning to trigger wireless Emergency Alerts on mobile phones

The National Weather Service has announced that a new category of “Destructive” Severe Thunderstorm Warnings will trigger wireless Emergency Alerts on mobile phones starting August 2.

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Pink offers to pay Norwegian women’s beach handball team’s fine for wearing shorts

Pink has offered to pay fines handed out to the Norwegian women’s beach handball team after they refused to wear bikini bottoms while competing.

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Utah sandstorm leaves 8 dead in 22-car pileup

A sandstorm caused a huge 22-vehicle pileup on a Utah highway that left eight people dead, including children, authorities said.

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Inglewood church launches initiative to get community vaccinated

Faithful Central Bible Church in Inglewood is encouraging the community to get vaccinated.

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Ex-NFL star Rashad Jennings looks for love on ‘The Celebrity Dating Game’

Rashad Jennings ended his NFL career with the New York Giants and credits the fact he played football in the Big Apple with giving him more opportunities after he left the sport.

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Coast Guard searching for woman last seen clinging to Santa Monica pier

A massive search was underway Sunday night for a missing swimmer near the Santa Monica pier.

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Passport backlog: Hundreds line up early for Van Nuys event, no appointment necessary

in Van Nuys to apply for a passport, when they couldn’t get a timely appointment. People started lining up at 1 a.m.

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Montclair city employees who go maskless will have to wear stickers declaring vaccination

Starting Monday in Montclair, city workers who choose not to wear a mask must wear stickers that prove they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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All eyes on Matthew Stafford as Rams open training camp in OC

New Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford says he still has plenty to learn about Sean McVay’s offense as training camp opens in Orange County.

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2 slashed with broken bottle at quinceañera in Whittier; suspect in custody

A quinceañera party in Whittier turned violent Saturday night when a man slashed two people with a broken bottle, police say.

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IE can expect ‘half dollar size hail’ and flash flooding as thunderstorm moves in

Inland Empire residents should watch out for “half dollar size hail,” flash flooding and lightning as a severe thunderstorm moves into the region, the National Weather Service said Sunday afternoon.

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