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Thursday, Jan 25, 2018 at 06:30 AM PST

Thief Targets Hemp Paper Store

Thief Targets Hemp Paper Store

The owner of a Clairemont paper store that advertises its hemp paper is convinced that stationery wasn't the motive in a recent burglary of his shop.

Wednesday, Jan 24, 2018 at 06:13 AM PST

School Bus With 20 Students Slides Down Icy Road

School Bus With 20 Students Slides Down Icy Road

No one was injured when a school bus filled with 20 middle and high school students slid down a Massachusetts street amid icy conditions on Tuesday morning. Sutton police said it happened on Peachtree Drive,...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 12:39 PM PST

Donut Shop Selling Tide Pod-Designed Doughnuts

Donut Shop Selling Tide Pod-Designed Doughnuts

A Kansas doughnut chain is using the latest social media stunt, the Tide Pod challenge, to promote a new kind of doughnut. Hurts Donut joined in on the craze by selling the doughnut version of the laundry...

Tuesday, Jan 23, 2018 at 12:39 PM PST

Man Sentenced for Smuggling Cobras in Chip Cans

Man Sentenced for Smuggling Cobras in Chip Cans

A Monterey Park man was sentenced Monday to five months in federal prison and two years of supervised release for smuggling three highly venomous king cobras coiled up in potato chip canisters. In a plea...

Wednesday, Jan 17, 2018 at 08:09 PM PST

LA Could Change How Straws Are Distributed at Restaurants

LA Could Change How Straws Are Distributed at Restaurants

Several City Council members put forth a proposal Wednesday to require Los Angeles restaurants and food service providers to distribute plastic straws to customers by request only as a way to cut down on...

Sunday, Jan 14, 2018 at 11:29 PM PST

Car Goes Airborne, Plows Into Second Floor of Building

Car Goes Airborne, Plows Into Second Floor of Building

A car wound up on the second floor of a building in Orange County after hitting a median on the street.

Saturday, Jan 13, 2018 at 03:03 PM PST

A Rare Snake Washed Ashore. Now You Can See It in a Museum

A Rare Snake Washed Ashore. Now You Can See It in a Museum

The Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County will exhibit rare sea snakes this weekend and next, including one that washed ashore in Newport Beach.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 11:04 PM PST

CHP Gets Kick Out of 'Chucky,' Not Gruden, Riding Shotgun

CHP Gets Kick Out of 'Chucky,' Not Gruden, Riding Shotgun

"Chucky" indeed has returned to the Bay Area in the form of Jon Gruden, but that wasn't the new Oakland Raiders head coach riding shotgun with an East Bay motorist.

Friday, Jan 12, 2018 at 06:03 AM PST

‘Wrangler of the Month’ Deputy's Whistle Tames Escaped Bulls

‘Wrangler of the Month’ Deputy's Whistle Tames Escaped Bulls

With a whistle, a deputy became a “cow whisperer” Thursday after the San Diego Sheriff's Department Valley Center substation found themselves in an utterly chaotic situation.

Thursday, Jan 11, 2018 at 08:39 PM PST

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

What Robot Strippers Say About Sexism and the Future

On a recent evening in Las Vegas during the CES technology show, robot strippers offered a window into technology's gender fault lines — not to mention our robot future. From a distance, the mechanical...

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