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Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 06:17 PM PDT

Coachella is Not Smokechella, Even on 4/20

Coachella is Not Smokechella, Even on 4/20

California may have legalized cannabis for recreational use, but it isn't welcome at this weekend's Coachella Valley Music & Art Festival.

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 06:11 PM PDT

Measles Infected Passenger Passes Through LAX

Measles Infected Passenger Passes Through LAX

Los Angeles County health officials said Thursday they have confirmed a fourth case of measles involving someone who traveled through the county, this one centered around a passenger who flew in and out of...

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 03:12 AM PDT

Teacher Faces Prison Time for Unlawful Sex With Student

Teacher Faces Prison Time for Unlawful Sex With Student

A former teacher at the exclusive Brentwood School pleaded no contest Thursday to sex-related charges involving a 17-year-old one-time student.

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 03:11 AM PDT

Southern California Tickled by Tiny Tremors Every 3 Minutes

Southern California Tickled by Tiny Tremors Every 3 Minutes

There's a whole lot of shakin' going on in Southern California — 10 times more than seismologists had thought. But most of those earthquakes are so tiny that no one feels them.

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 12:44 PM PDT

Calif. Couple Who Shackled Children Sentenced to Life in Prison

Calif. Couple Who Shackled Children Sentenced to Life in Prison

Emotional statements from their children, some recalling years of abuse and imprisonment, were read in court Friday before a Riverside County couple was sentenced to life in prison for child-torture and other...

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 03:05 AM PDT

Cancer-Causing Chemical Taints Water After California Blaze

Cancer-Causing Chemical Taints Water After California Blaze

The drinking water in Paradise, California, where 85 people died last year in the nation's worst wildfire in a century, is contaminated with the cancer-causing chemical benzene, officials said.

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 05:27 AM PDT

Pilot Killed in Fiery Small Plane Crash at Calif. Airport

Pilot Killed in Fiery Small Plane Crash at Calif. Airport

A twin-engine plane loaded with fuel crashed and burned Thursday night while taking off from Fullerton Airport in Southern California, killing the pilot. The six-seat Beechcraft Duke crashed about 7:50 p.m....

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 at 04:37 AM PDT

Father Arrested After Officers Stop Him From Assaulting Baby, LAPD Says

Father Arrested After Officers Stop Him From Assaulting Baby, LAPD Says

A toddler boy who was taken into the bathroom by his father and allegedly assaulted following a domestic dispute was saved by police who intervened, the Los Angeles Police Department said Thursday.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 08:47 PM PDT

Man Badly Burned Trying to Melt Jug of Gas in Modesto

Man Badly Burned Trying to Melt Jug of Gas in Modesto

Authorities say a man has suffered third-degree burns over half of his body while trying to melt a plastic jug full of gasoline in a Northern California parking lot.

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 at 03:57 PM PDT

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on 215 Freeway

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing on 215 Freeway

Traffic was snarled Thursday afternoon after a small plane landed in lanes of the 215 Freeway in San Bernardino, officials said.

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