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Janitor Traps Cougar
in English Classroom
Jun 2, 2022 4:27 AM CDT
Janitor Traps Cougar in English Classroom
'Lost' animal wandered into California high school
- A quick-thinking custodian safely confined a curious cougar in an empty classroom after it entered a Northern California high school Wednesday morning, authorities said. The custodian was opening Pescadero High for the school day when the juvenile mountain lion was spotted, said Detective Javier Acosta with the San Mateo County...
California Task Force:
Reparations Must Be Made
Jun 2, 2022 12:43 AM CDT
California Task Force: Reparations Must Be Made
500-page report is hailed as a historic moment
- On Wednesday, a California task force released a 500-page report, two years in the making, on the state's historic role in harming Black Americans, from the days of slavery until now—and called for reparations to be made. California is now the first state to have moved forward with...
Jun 1, 2022 2:46 AM CDT
Waves Inundate California Trail, Killing Hiker
And injuring a second who tried to help
- A hiker in Northern California died after being swept into the Pacific Ocean by huge waves that inundated a seaside trail and another hiker who rushed into the water to attempt a rescue was hospitalized, authorities said. Rescue crews sent Sunday afternoon to the Lost Coast Trail near Shelter Cove...
The LA Shootout Was Like
Something Straight Out of
May 29, 2022 2:35 PM CDT
The LA Shootout Was Like Something Straight Out of
Mel Magazine goes inside an infamous 1997 bank robbery
- When it comes to Los Angeles bank robbers, Larry Phillips and Emil Matasareanu were like no others. In a lengthy piece for
, Zaron Burnett III takes a look into the havoc wrought by the two weightlifters, friends who teamed up to start robbing banks in the mid-'90s....
Destructive Jumping Worms
Are Now in California
in case you missed it
May 28, 2022 10:45 AM CDT
Destructive Jumping Worms Are Now in California
They were spotted in the state in July, and they have ecologists worried
- It sounds like a decent setup for a horror movie: an area plagued with "extremely active, aggressive" worms that can jump a foot into the air and have "voracious appetites." That's a reality California is staring down right now, according to multiple reports on recent sightings...
Rattlesnakes Are Thriving
May 27, 2022 12:03 PM CDT
Rattlesnakes Are Thriving in California
Study suggests that will continue as temperatures warm
- Residents of California and the Southwest may want to brush up on the do's and dont's of rattlesnake encounters. A new study suggests the snakes' population there is thriving and will continue to do so, reports the
. The reason is the very one causing grief for humans...
One Fell Off the Cliff.
The Other 3 Followed
May 24, 2022 2:31 AM CDT
One Fell Off the Cliff. The Other 3 Followed
And one man was killed in California tragedy
- Four friends went to the cliffs of southern California's Palos Verdes on Sunday night to hike and hang out, and only three made it back home. When one woman had to go to the bathroom in the dark and was trying to find a place to do so outside,...
Bull Escapes California
Rodeo, Hits 6 People
May 23, 2022 2:00 AM CDT
Bull Escapes California Rodeo, Hits 6 People
The animal was captured almost half a mile away
- A bull jumped a fence at a northern California rodeo Friday night, striking six people as it escaped the popular Redding Rodeo during the bull riding event. As the event neared its conclusion around 10pm, the bull bucked its rider, jumped the arena fence as another cowboy tried in vain...
Planned Fix for Sinking
Tower Hits Big Snag
in case you missed it
May 22, 2022 5:20 PM CDT
Planned Fix for Sinking Tower Hits Big Snag
Roadblock to $100M effort to reverse tilt of San Francisco's Millennium Tower: underground wall
- San Francisco has been struggling for years with its Millennium Tower , an architectural fiasco that has seen the building slowly leaning and sinking into the ground below it. Now, the expensive plan to fix it may be in jeopardy, with reports that an underground shoring wall is now a wrench...
Archbishop to Pelosi:
No More Communion for You
May 21, 2022 5:30 AM CDT
Archbishop to Pelosi: No More Communion for You
San Francisco's Salvatore Cordileone says House speaker must repudiate support for abortion rights
- The conservative Catholic archbishop of San Francisco said Friday that he'll no longer allow US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to receive Communion because of her support for abortion rights. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone said he sent Pelosi a letter April 7 expressing his concerns after she vowed to codify the...
Man Who Started Fire
That Killed Condors
Gets 24 Years
May 20, 2022 7:11 AM CDT
Man Who Started Fire That Killed Condors Gets 24 Years
2020 California fire nearly killed 14 firefighters
- A man who started a 2020 wildfire that killed 12 endangered California condors and seriously injured a firefighter has been sentenced to 24 years in state prison. Ivan Gomez, 31, was sentenced Wednesday by a Monterey County judge for setting the Big Sur Dolan fire while illegally growing marijuana in...
Sheriff: Church Shooter
Left Note Describing 'Hatred
of Taiwanese People'
May 16, 2022 4:44 PM CDT
Sheriff: Church Shooter Left Note Describing 'Hatred of Taiwanese People'
California shooting is being investigated as a hate crime
- The deadly mass shooting at a church in southern California on Sunday was a "politically motived hate incident" carried out by an immigrant from mainland China, authorities say. David Chou, a 68-year-old Las Vegas resident, has been booked on one count of murder and five counts of attempted murder,...
After Fatal Mass Shooting
at Calif. Church, Crowd
May 16, 2022 12:01 AM CDT
After Fatal Mass Shooting at Calif. Church, Crowd Hogties Suspect
1 killed, 5 injured in Sunday tragedy
- A Taiwanese luncheon at a church in southern California's Orange County was attacked Sunday afternoon, leaving one dead and five others injured. There were about 30 to 40 people at the banquet, which took place after morning services at Geneva Presbyterian Church in Laguna Woods, when the gunman started...
Mom on 3-Year-Old's Alleged
'Exorcism' Death: 'It Is What It Is'
May 13, 2022 7:07 AM CDT
Mom on 3-Year-Old's Alleged 'Exorcism' Death: 'It Is What It Is'
Claudia Elisia Hernandez Santos faces 25 years to life for her alleged role in the ceremony
- A California mother who said her 3-year-old daughter would wake up screaming and crying at night took her to have her demons cast out. The girl didn't survive the exorcism. Claudia Elisia Hernandez Santos, mother of Arely Naomi Proctor, is charged with assault on a child resulting in death...
Judge: America 'Would Not
Exist' Without Armed Teens
May 12, 2022 4:01 AM CDT
Judge: America 'Would Not Exist' Without Armed Teens
But ruling on under-21 gun ban was not a total victory for gun rights advocates
- A US appeals court ruled Wednesday that California’s ban on the sale of semiautomatic weapons to adults under 21 is unconstitutional. The 2-1 ruling by a panel of the 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals said Wednesday the law violates the Second Amendment right to bear arms and a...
Cops: Mother Said Teen
Helped Her Kill 3 Kids
May 10, 2022 4:46 PM CDT
Cops: Mother Said Teen Helped Her Kill 3 Kids
LAPD says 16-year-old is now in custody
: A mother accused of killing her three children over Mother's Day weekend has told police a 16-year-old helped her carry out the murders, the LAPD says. Angela Flores, 38, was booked on suspicion of three counts of murder Sunday after the bodies of the children—8-year-old twin boys...
May 9, 2022 11:17 AM CDT
Video Catches Rare Glimpse of Elusive Fish
Highfin dragonfish is spotted in California
, better known by its more accessible name of highfin dragonfish. Scientists with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute in California captured video of the rarely seen creature at a depth of about 1,000 feet, thanks to a remotely operated vehicle, reports NPR . "In more than...
26 Years After Murder,
Note to Cops Leads to Arrest
May 5, 2022 6:05 PM CDT
26 Years After Murder, Note to Cops Leads to Arrest
Jade Benning accused of stabbing boyfriend Christopher Harvey in Santa Ana, California
- For more than two decades, police in Southern California wondered who killed 22-year-old Christopher Harvey in his own apartment. Then they got a major hint contained in an anonymous note. The letter, submitted to police in January 2020, implicated Harvey's live-in girlfriend Jade Benning, who'd pointed the finger...
Racism at LA Hospital
Killed Black Mom: Suit
May 5, 2022 8:42 AM CDT
Racism at LA Hospital Killed Black Mom: Suit
Charles Johnson files civil rights suit over death of wife Kira, who died hours after c-section
- A Black couple walked into Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on April 12, 2016 for what they thought would be "the happiest day of our lives." Instead, just 12 hours after giving birth to the couple's second son during a remarkably fast Cesarean section, Kira Dixon...
Dave Chappelle Performance
Takes a Wild Turn in LA
May 4, 2022 6:48 AM CDT
Dave Chappelle Performance Takes a Wild Turn in LA
Comedian attacked onstage while performing at Hollywood Bowl during comedy fest; he's OK
- Dave Chappelle performed Tuesday evening at the "Netflix Is a Joke" comedy fest in Los Angeles, but what happened to him at the end of his set definitely wasn't a planned part of the night's humor. Cops say the 48-year-old comedian, who was performing at the Hollywood...
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