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Ramps to 2 Freeway in Echo Park closed after report of grenade

Motorists trying to exit the 2 Freeway in Echo Park were trapped in their cars for more than 2-1/2 hours Saturday morning after police received a report of a possible explosive near the freeway entrance.

Utah couple booked in slayings of two Northern California deputies

A Utah man accused of carrying out a one-man crime rampage that left two Northern California sheriff's deputies dead was booked on charges of murder, attempted murder and carjacking early Saturday morning.

Anaheim police arrest two men in shooting death of 9-year-old girl

Anaheim police have arrested two men and charged them with the death of a 9-year-old girl who was shot and killed while playing outside of her home on Wednesday.

After hazing allegations, CSUN bans fraternity pledging

As Cal State Northridge investigates another possible hazing incident, the school has banned its 54 fraternities and sororities from all recruitment and pledging activities for new members possibly until the spring, officials said.

Researcher nears crowdfunding goal in fight against Ebola

A scientist at the Scripps Research Institute is nearing her goal of raising $100,000 through a crowdfunding website to buy equipment to assist the international effort to find a cure for Ebola.

Deputy slain 26 years to the day after father slain

One of two deputies killed in a Northern California shooting rampage Friday was cut down 26 years to the day that his father, also a lawman, died in the line of duty.

San Diego County records its first West Nile virus death since 2007

A 78-year-old man in La Mesa has died of West Nile virus as the state continues to suffer its worst outbreak of the mosquito-spread brain infection in nearly a decade.

Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Running Springs

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday morning six miles from Running Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:07 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 7.5 miles.

Riverside Marine dies in Iraq, second to die in Islamic State mission

A 19 year-old Marine from Riverside has died in Iraq, becoming the second U.S. military member to die as the U.S. fights the advance of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

Los Angeles housing official to head homeless services agency

A city housing official was selected Friday to head the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority, the city-county agency that manages $70 million a year in federal, state and local funding for shelters, housing and services for the very indigent.

2 deputies killed in 'incredibly dangerous' shooting rampage

A gunman suspected of carrying out a series of shootings that left two Northern California deputies dead was arrested after a massive manhunt Friday, authorities said.

Passengers delayed at John Wayne airport as sick child is treated

The evacuation of a toddler suspected of having meningitis caused delays for other passengers disembarking a flight from Vancouver, British Columbia, to John Wayne Airport in Orange County on Friday afternoon, authorities said.

Caltech inaugurates its new president in campus ceremony

Caltech inaugurated its new president Friday: Thomas Rosenbaum, a physicist who was previously provost at the University of Chicago.

LAPD officer allegedly beat, kicked restrained suspect in the head

A Los Angeles police officer is under investigation for allegedly beating and kicking a suspect who was being held down by other officers, according to sources close to the probe.

Ebola scare on LAX shuttle briefly closes Union Station bus plaza

Los Angeles Union Station's bus plaza was shut down for an hour and a half Friday afternoon after a man who had recently traveled to Nigeria said he felt feverish and nauseous, but officials cautioned that he did not have Ebola. 

Sheila Kuehl backers launch TV ad criticizing rival Bobby Shriver

After weeks of upbeat advertising, backers of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl have taken a confrontational turn, with a new TV ad criticizing her rival, former Santa Monica council member Bobby Shriver, for missing meetings and votes.

UCLA, 4 other UC hospitals ready to treat California Ebola patients

Officials announced Friday that all five University of California medical centers are positioned to provide care for Californians with confirmed Ebola -- should any such cases arise.

Deputies shot in Sacramento area, leading to manhunt

A manhunt was underway Friday for a gunman suspected of shooting four people, including three deputies, Friday in Northern California, authorities said.

Man arrested for alleged role in fatal Shadow Hills crash

A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder for his alleged role in a fatal traffic crash early Friday in Shadow Hills, police said.

Son of woman killed over parking space recalls shocking violence

In a split second, Daniel Crable's fight to survive a knife attack in a crowded parking lot in Santa Fe Springs became his mother's struggle as she lay on the pavement bleeding from multiple stab wounds to her neck and back.

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