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February 22, 2018 - 8:14 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — An Earth-observation satellite built for Spain was successfully launched into orbit from California at dawn Thursday, creating a brief light show as it arced over the Pacific Ocean west of Los Angeles. A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket, reusing a first stage that had flown on a previous...
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KNX Afternoon News
February 21, 2018 - 5:57 pm
The program, Clean Streets Los Angeles, is facing a backlog of nearly 6,000 requests.
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Pete Demetriou/KNX1070
KNX Afternoon News
February 21, 2018 - 3:56 pm
LOS ANGELES - The City of Los Angeles is about to crack down on absentee landlords and others who turn homes in to "Party Houses." The aim is to help neighborhoods that have been disrupted by repeated out-of-control parties. The ordinance will target not only those people who stage wild parties at...
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Margaret Carrero/KNX1070
KNX Afternoon News
February 21, 2018 - 3:25 pm
TEMPLE CITY - Felony charges have been filed against a father and daughter from Temple City after more than two dozen guns were taken from their home. Agents with the State Dept. of Justice’s Bureau of Firearms targeted the dad because he was in a database of felons prohibited from legally owning...
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Desmond Shaw/KNX
February 21, 2018 - 12:31 pm
VENTURA, Calif. (AP) — A rape suspect died after poisoning himself during a freeway chase in Southern California on Wednesday, authorities said. The pursuit began during the morning commute in Ventura County when officers tried to pull the man over and he sped away, the California Highway Patrol...
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department
February 21, 2018 - 11:14 am
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — Officials said Wednesday that they thwarted a student's plot to open fire at a Whittier high school after a staff member overheard the threat by the boy upset over a ban on headphones. A security guard at El Camino High School near the city of Whittier heard a "disgruntled...
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February 20, 2018 - 5:36 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) - A California teen has been sentenced to six months in prison for smuggling in a Bengal tiger cub from Mexico. The defense attorney for 18-year-old Luis Valencia, who is from Riverside County, told the court Tuesday in San Diego before his sentencing that his client had had a lapse...
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USA Today
February 20, 2018 - 4:59 pm
A proposal to make California's drought-era water restrictions permanent could allow the state to chip away at long-held water rights in an unprecedented power grab, representatives from water districts and other users told regulators Tuesday.
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USA Today
February 20, 2018 - 11:46 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Authorities are being allowed to shut down a large homeless encampment in Southern California and move hundreds of tent-dwellers into motel rooms under an agreement Tuesday between county officials and lawyers who sued to protect tent-dwellers' rights. U.S. District Court...
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Scott Burt
KNX Afternoon News
February 16, 2018 - 4:03 pm
RIALTO - Five people are dead and all lanes of the 10 are shutdown at Riverside Avenue after a fiery crash on the eastbound side, the California Highway Patrol said. Eastbound 10 could be closed for at least eight hours. Authorities are suggesting drivers to use 210 or 60 or surface streets...
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