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Friday, Aug 4, 2017 at 12:46 AM PDT

Flash Floods Trap Motorists, Cut Commuter Train Service

Flash Floods Trap Motorists, Cut Commuter Train Service

Hot tropical weather spawned thunderstorms that sent flood waters rushing through the Acton area Thursday, halting Metrolink service and prompting the evacuation of about 200 train passengers.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 08:24 AM PDT

Bungee Jumper Who Was Stuck Recalls the Horrifying Event

Bungee Jumper Who Was Stuck Recalls the Horrifying Event

A mechanical failure caused a bungee jumper to get stuck on the ride at the Ventura County Fair Wednesday. Christine Kim reports for Today in LA on Thursday, Aug. 3, 2017.

Thursday, Aug 3, 2017 at 07:07 AM PDT

Judge in Brock Turner Sex Abuse Case Hires Trump Consultant

Judge in Brock Turner Sex Abuse Case Hires Trump Consultant

A California judge facing a recall effort after sentencing former Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner to six months in jail for sexual assault has hired a political consultant who ran President Donald...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 11:58 PM PDT

Farm Files Claim Against State Over Troubled Oroville Dam

Farm Files Claim Against State Over Troubled Oroville Dam

A farm in Butte County has filed a claim against the state of California alleging the Department of Water Resources is responsible for damages from the Oroville Dam spillway flooding, the farm's attorneys...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 05:23 PM PDT

Cal/OSHA OKs Reopening 3 Fire Ball Rides After Ohio Crash

Cal/OSHA OKs Reopening 3 Fire Ball Rides After Ohio Crash

California officials on Tuesday gave the go-ahead to reopen three Fire Ball rides, including the one at California's Great America in Santa Clara, nearly a week after a deadly accident on the same ride at the...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 12:54 PM PDT

ME ID's Toddler Who Drowned in La Mesa Pool

ME ID's Toddler Who Drowned in La Mesa Pool

A toddler that wandered out of bed early Tuesday morning and fell into a pool has died, La Mesa police officials confirmed to NBC 7.

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 08:27 AM PDT

Former Davis Chancellor to Teach Engineering Course

Former Davis Chancellor to Teach Engineering Course

Former UC Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi has a new job on the campus that wanted her out. She will be teaching an engineering class on Fridays for the next nine months with a salary of $318,000. Katehi resigned...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 08:23 AM PDT

Earthquake Insurance Sales on the Rise in California

Earthquake Insurance Sales on the Rise in California

People in California are buying more earthquake insurance. That is according to a new report from the state's earthquake authority. In the last year, the agency saw the number of policy holders increase by more...

Wednesday, Aug 2, 2017 at 09:20 PM PDT

Deputy Pulls Colleagues to Safety During Pot Farm Shootout

Deputy Pulls Colleagues to Safety During Pot Farm Shootout

A Northern California sheriff's deputy ran into a house to pull two wounded colleagues to safety after a shootout with a suspect at a Rastafarian church's marijuana farm. The two deputies were expected to...

Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 at 06:51 PM PDT

La Mesa Toddler Drowns in Pool: PD

La Mesa Toddler Drowns in Pool: PD

A toddler that wandered out of bed early Tuesday morning and fell into a pool has died, La Mesa police officials confirmed to NBC 7.

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