San Clemente

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California Saturated Again. Then, 'a Big Old Crunch'

Residents made to evacuate oceanfront homes in San Clemente after moisture-induced landslide

(Newser) - The California city of San Clemente was hit by a landslide this week after heavy rains, an event that tore away at cliffsides, oceanfront decks, and pieces of patio and forced the evacuation of several apartment buildings perched on the edge of those cliffs. The San Clemente Times reports that...

Basketball Legend's Son Sentenced, and DA Isn't Happy

Adam Abdul-Jabbar, son of Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, stabbed a neighbor over trash cans

(Newser) - Update: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's 29-year-old son was on Tuesday sentenced to six months in jail for stabbing his 60-year-old neighbor after being scolded about taking in some trash cans last June. Prosecutors had wanted Adam Abdul-Jabbar to serve seven years and opposed the plea deal offered by the judge, a...

Surfers' Grisly Find: 'Like One of Those Dateline Stories'

Woman's body found in California waters; Orange County officials deem death 'suspicious'

(Newser) - A morning in California waters turned gruesome for a bunch of surfers this week when they stumbled across a woman's body—a death now being deemed "suspicious" by local officials. The San Clemente Times reports that the surfers came across the body around 8am Wednesday, in the ocean...

Border Patrol Finds 2 Kids, $460K in Cocaine in Woman's Car

Some women smugglers apparently bring children along to make themselves 'inconspicuous'

(Newser) - On Monday morning, a Border Patrol agent pulled over a Honda Accord cruising north on Interstate 5 in San Clemente, Calif., and the agent's drug dog started giving the sign there was possibly something illicit inside the vehicle, the Los Angeles Times reports. Surprise No. 1 when agents searched...

Custody Fight Linked to Family Murder Suicide

Mom had lost battle for preschool daughters

(Newser) - Two preschool girls found dead inside a tony Southern California home may have been killed by their suicidal mother because she had lost a custody battle for them, police speculate. The little girls, ages 2 and 4, were found by police shot to death and lined up in a hallway...

Calif. Family Killed
 Calif. Family Killed 

Calif. Family Killed

Cops called to domestic disturbance discover bodies

(Newser) - Police called to a domestic disturbance found multiple murder victims in a home in a gated community in southern California. The victims included members of at least one family, though others may have been in the San Clemente home at the time of the shootings, AP reports. One body bag...

Coast Guard Still Searching for Crash Survivors

Little hope 24 hours after accident off Calif.

(Newser) - The search continues tonight for survivors from last night’s midair collision of a Coast Guard plane and a Marine helicopter off the Southern California coast, but hopes grow ever slimmer of finding any of the nine crew members alive. Officials have yet to re-examine air traffic recordings for any...

Family of 5 Found Dead in San Clemente

'Kept to themselves' in gated community; went undiscovered for weeks

(Newser) - Authorities are hoping that autopsies shed light on what happened to a family of five that was found dead in a San Clemente house yesterday, the Los Angeles Times reports. The bodies—of an elderly woman, a man and woman in their 40s, and twin females in their early 20s—...

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