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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 12:15 PM PST

Jury Awards $3.6M to Family of Man Shot and Killed By Deputies

Jury Awards $3.6M to Family of Man Shot and Killed By Deputies

A federal jury has awarded $3.6 million to the children of a 28-year-old man who was fatally shot by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies nearly two years ago in Lynwood, the family's attorney said.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:13 PM PST

Stay Inside: Smoke From SoCal Fires Causes Poor Air Quality

Stay Inside: Smoke From SoCal Fires Causes Poor Air Quality

Smoke from four wildfires raging across Southern California has resulted in unhealthy air quality across the San Fernando Valley, along with coastal areas and surrounding portions of Los Angeles County.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 12:24 PM PST

'I Found a Little Kitty': Cat Rescued During Thomas Fire in Ventura

'I Found a Little Kitty': Cat Rescued During Thomas Fire in Ventura

Kobi Boysen, one of thousands evacuated during the Thomas fire in Ventura, rescued a cat in a neighborhood that had been badly damaged by the wildfire on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017. "I found a little kitty...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 12:28 PM PST

LAFD to Deploy Drones for the First Time in Firefight

LAFD to Deploy Drones for the First Time in Firefight

For the first time, the Los Angeles Fire Department Thursday plans to deploy drones to help coordinate its battle against a pair of wildfires threatening homes in the city.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 01:34 PM PST
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Queue Up Now, You Should, 'Star Wars' Fans

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Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 11:14 AM PST

Brush Fire Breaks Out in Huntington Beach

Brush Fire Breaks Out in Huntington Beach

Firefighters were battling a brush fire in Huntington Beach on Thursday morning.

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 08:56 AM PST

Californians Who Fled Fires Cope With Losing Everything

Californians Who Fled Fires Cope With Losing Everything

They had run for their lives by the thousands when the devastating wildfires raced across a huge swath of brush-covered Southern California hillsides, and they had survived. But hundreds had to flee so quickly...

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:53 AM PST

Those Evacuated in Creek Fire Allowed to Return Home

Those Evacuated in Creek Fire Allowed to Return Home

Tens of thousands of residents forced to evacuate because of the Creek Fire in the hills above Sylmar were being allowed to return home Thursday night as firefighters continue to make progress against the...

Thursday, Dec 7, 2017 at 08:42 AM PST

Small Brush Fire Contained in Malibu

Small Brush Fire Contained in Malibu

A second-alarm brush fire erupted in Malibu Thursday morning as firefighters battled several other major fires across the region.

Friday, Dec 8, 2017 at 10:44 AM PST

7K-Acre Rye Fire in Santa Clarita Now 25 Percent Contained

7K-Acre Rye Fire in Santa Clarita Now 25 Percent Contained

Firefighters continued Thursday building lines around the Rye Fire, a 3-day-old wind-driven blaze in Santa Clarita that caused burn injuries to a firefighter and was 25 percent contained Thursday night after...

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