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Under Picnic Table Were Mountain Lion Kittens

The litter was spotted outside an office building near LA

(Newser) - Two mountain lion kittens that survived after a litter of four was found under a picnic table are being cared for at a Southern California veterinary hospital, officials said. The four tiny cats, estimated to be about six weeks old, were spotted Nov. 29 outside an office building near foothills...

Report: Thousand Oaks Shooter Hated College Kids

Ventura County Sheriff's Office releases extensive report

(Newser) - The gunman who shot up a Southern California bar and grill in 2018 , leaving a dozen people dead, hated college students, police say. The Ventura County Sheriff's Office released an extensive report on the shooting at Thousand Oaks' Borderline Bar & Grill Wednesday revealing a possible motive of Ian...

Ex-Coach Says Warnings About Gunman Were Ignored

She says he was a 'ticking time bomb'

(Newser) - A second high school coach of the gunman who killed 12 people at a Southern California bar recalled him on Sunday as volatile and intimidating, and said that repeated complaints to school administrators about his behavior failed to prompt any discipline. Evie Cluke coached Ian David Long on Newbury Park...

Teacher Says Calif. Gunman Assaulted Her in High School

Neighbors say Ian Long was noisy but introverted

(Newser) - The motive behind Wednesday night's mass shooting at a country music bar in California is still a mystery, but a picture is emerging of a gunman who was deeply troubled even before he served as a Marine in Afghanistan. Dominique Colell, a track coach at Newbury Park High School...

He Survived Vegas Shooting, Was Killed in Thousand Oaks

Country bar had become a safe haven for survivors of Vegas shooting

(Newser) - Borderline Bar and Grill in California had become a safe haven for dozens of survivors of last year's massacre at a Las Vegas country music festival, a place where they gathered for line dancing and drinks. They found themselves in a terrifyingly familiar scene Wednesday night, when bullets began...

Actress Learns Her Niece Is Among Bar Shooting Victims

Also: Neighbor thinks gunman Ian David Long, a former Marine, had PTSD

(Newser) - Authorities are still trying to piece together the facts regarding the mass shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California, that left 13 people dead, including the gunman. "We have no idea what the motive is at this point," says the local sheriff. Here is what is known...

Mass Shooting in California Bar Leaves at Least 13 Dead

Witnesses say man threw smoke bombs before firing

(Newser) - At least 13 people are dead after a gunman opened fire inside a crowded dance bar in Thousand Oaks, California, Wednesday night, says Ventura County Sheriff Geoff Dean, per the AP . The fatalities include one deputy; the gunman also is among the dead. A witness tells the Los Angeles Times...

911 Call From Home Ends in Heather Locklear's Arrest

Actress was said to be 'combative' when cops arrived, they tell TMZ

(Newser) - When a call alleging domestic violence came in Sunday night to the police department in Thousand Oaks, Calif., cops headed over to a private residence and made an arrest—and the person arrested was Heather Locklear. TMZ reports a 911 call was apparently placed by Locklear's brother when he...

LA Suburb on Lookout for Runaway Cobra

The white snake bit a dog in Thousands Oaks

(Newser) - Residents of Thousand Oaks, Calif., are being advised to keep their pets indoors for the creepiest of reasons: a cobra is on the loose in the neighborhood. Specifically, it's an albino monacled cobra, and authorities are sure of it because the snake bit a greyhound and the dog's...

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