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4 to Watch: The St. Francis Dam Disaster

More than 400 people were killed in March 1928 when a dam collapsed north of Los Angeles

This week in 1928, a dam failure northwest of Los Angeles unleashed a devastating wall of water that carved a path of destruction all the way to the Pacific Ocean.

The St. Francis Dam disaster is one of the stories we're featuring today on NBCLA.

Remembering the St. Francis Dam Disaster

One of the worst civil engineering failures in US history happened 91 years ago this week. A look back at the St. Francis Dam disaster and its aftermath.

[la gallery] Photos: A Look Back at the 1928 St. Francis Dam Disaster

Who Were the Ethiopia Crash Victims?

Aid workers, doctors and students were among the 157 people who died Sunday when an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 Max 8 jetliner crashed shortly after takeoff from Addis Ababa en route to Nairobi, Kenya. Here are some of their stories.


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Man convicted in Aiden Leos freeway shooting sentenced to 40 years to life in prison

Text messages, big wagers and debt. Investigators detail charges against Shohei Ohtani's ex-interpreter

It's Wildflower Showtime in SoCal

After a winter of steady rain, it's time for wildflowers to wow in Southern California. We'll keep this gallery updated with the latest photos from around the region.

Photos: After Winter's Onslaught of Storms, It's Wildflower Showtime in Southern California

Tired? It's a Holiday for You

Monday is National Napping Day. Appropriately, it falls on they day after we spring forward for Daylight Saving Time.

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