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  1. How the AP covered the RFK assassination 50 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | KSL-TV

    Associated Press Hollywood reporter Bob Thomas was on a one-night political assignment in June 1968 to cover Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's victory in the California presidential primary when mayhem unfolded before his eyes. He heard pops of gunfire, then screams, and quickly rushed into the kitchen of the Ambassador Hotel to see what was happening.


  2. Sex offender in custody days after fleeing in a motor homeRead the original story

    May 3, 2018 | KSL-TV

    A paroled sex offender was captured two days after he led police on an hours-long chase through Southern California in a motor home with his two young children inside before eluding authorities in a cloud of dust, sheriff's officials said Thursday. Stephen Houk, 46, was arrested Thursday afternoon in Barstow.


  3. Crews find vehicle that went into California river, 2 bodiesRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | KSL-TV

    Crews searching for a family whose vehicle plunged into a rain-swollen Northern California river more than a week ago have found the sport utility vehicle and the body of a man and a girl inside it, authorities said Monday. Searchers located the car Sunday in the Eel River and recovered the bodies of 41-year-old Sandeep Thottapilly and 9-year-old Saachi Thottapilly, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office said in a statement.


  4. Bill Cosby's sex-assault retrial won't be like the first oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | KSL-TV

    With opening statements set for Monday in the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, prosecutors have lined up a parade of accusers to make the case that the man revered as "America's Dad" lived a double life as one of Hollywood's biggest predators. Cosby, 80, is fighting back with a new, high-profile lawyer and an aggressive strategy: attacking Andrea Constand as a greedy liar and casting the other women testifying as bandwagon accusers looking for a share of the spotlight.


  5. Police: Dead boyfriend suspected in model's killingRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2018 | KSL-TV

    Detectives believe an aspiring model and actress from Macedonia who had been missing for more than a month was killed and dumped in a shallow grave in Northern California, police said Tuesday. The model's boyfriend, who was engaged to another woman and killed himself after a police chase last week, is suspected in her death, Los Angeles Police Capt.


  6. California storm forces flood rescues but spares MontecitoRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | KSL-TV

    A powerful storm in California that swelled rivers, flooded streets and triggered water rescues throughout the state was on its last gasp. Though the three-day storm had spared communities a repeat of the deadly debris flows following a deluge earlier this year, it dumped record rainfall in some parts and unleashed flooding that led to dramatic rescues Thursday from Los Angeles in Southern California all the way to Folsom, some 400 miles to the north.


  7. Crews struggle to clear California highway after mudslidesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | KSL-TV

    Crews working around the clock cleared boulders, trees and crushed cars from all lanes of U.S. 101, but California officials still weren't sure Monday when the key coastal highway might reopen after being inundated during mudslides that killed 20 people. Much of the water on the roadway near the devastated town of Montecito had receded by Sunday, allowing workers to use bulldozers and other heavy equipment to push away solid debris that was still several feet deep.


  8. Prayers for California mudslide victims; death toll hits 20Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2018 | KSL-TV

    Parishioners prayed Sunday for those killed and for families still searching for missing relatives in a Southern California community ravaged by mudslides, and authorities announced another body had been found, increasing the death toll to 20. The body of 30-year-old Pinit Sutthithepa was discovered Saturday afternoon. His 2-year-old daughter, Lydia, remained missing.


  9. 5 killed as mud sweeps away homes in California burn areasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2018 | KSL-TV

    At least five people were killed and homes were swept from their foundations Tuesday as heavy rain sent mud and boulders sliding down hills stripped of vegetation by Southern California's recent wildfires. Rescue crews used helicopters to lift people to safety because of blocked roads, and firefighters slogged through waist-high mud to pull a muck-covered 14-year-old girl out of the ruins of a home in Montecito, northwest of Los Angeles, where she had been trapped for hours.


  10. Group selling handmade Christmas ornaments to help Utah County teenRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A community is rallying around a young girl in need of a life-saving surgery by doing what they do best: crafting. It took a year for doctors to diagnose Mihkenna Merrill with dual conditions that cause severe abdominal pain and an obstruction in her small intestine.


  11. Thomas Fire on course to become California's largest-ever wildfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A huge blaze that has devastated swaths of southern California is on course to become the largest wildfire in the state's modern history. The Thomas Fire, the biggest of a number of blazes in California, is currently the state's third largest since reliable records began in 1932, with 270,000 acres burned.


  12. Firefighters brace for second week of California wildfiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2017 | KSL-TV

    As Southern California enters its second week engulfed in flames, fire officials anticipate more growth and danger due to continued strong wind gusts, no rain and decades-old dry vegetation. A powerful flare-up on the western edge of the largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames ripped down hillsides toward coastal towns northwest of Los Angeles.


  13. New evacuations as huge Southern California fire flares upRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 10, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A flare-up on the western edge of Southern California's largest and most destructive wildfire sent residents fleeing Sunday, as wind-fanned flames churned through canyons and down hillsides toward coastal towns. Crews with help from water-dropping aircraft saved several homes as unpredictable gusts sent the blaze churning deeper into foothill areas northwest of Los Angeles that haven't burned in decades.


  14. Lawyers sue California because too many children can't readRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A group of prominent lawyers representing teachers and students from poor performing schools sued California on Tuesday, arguing that the state has done nothing about a high number of schoolchildren who do not know how to read. The advocacy law firm, Public Counsel, filed the lawsuit in Los Angeles Superior Court to demand the California Department of Education address its "literacy crisis."


  15. The Latest: Freeway closed as Southern California fire ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 7, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Authorities have closed a major freeway as flames from the largest and most destructive Southern California wildfire churn toward coastal and mountain communities northwest of Los Angeles. Calmer overnight winds Thursday helped crews protect the Ventura County resort town of Ojai , where most of the 7,000 residents are under evacuation orders.


  16. First-term lawmaker to lead Assembly hearings on harassmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Assemblywoman Laura Friedman had no idea a sexual harassment scandal was about to explode at the California Legislature when she was elected last year or that she would help lead the response. Starting Tuesday, though, the first-term lawmaker and former movie producer will lead a series of public hearings aimed at cleaning up a culture at the Capitol that women say allows sexual harassment to go unchecked.


  17. Los Angeles County patrol car collision kills 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A Los Angeles County Sheriff's patrol car on an emergency call ran onto a sidewalk, killing two small boys and critically injuring their mother, authorities said Friday. "We extend our deepest condolences to the families and all those affected by this tragic accident" according to a Sheriff's Department statement.


  18. The Latest: LA County patrol car collision kills 2 childrenRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2017 | KSL-TV

    The Latest on a traffic collision involving a Los Angeles County sheriff's SUV that killed two children and injured other people : Los Angeles police have released new information from the investigation of a fatal traffic collision involving a Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department vehicle. A police statement Friday says the sheriff's patrol car was responding to an emergency call around 7:30 p.m. Thursday when it collided with a car in Boyle Heights.


  19. Feds: Parking lots owner swindled Los Angeles VA out of $11MRead the original story

    Nov 8, 2017 | KSL-TV

    A man who operated parking lots for the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs in Los Angeles defrauded the agency out of $11 million, using the money to fund a lavish lifestyle that included multi-million-dollar condos, several luxury cars and a speedboat, authorities alleged Wednesday. Richard Scott, 58, owner of Westside Service LLC, kept two sets of books for 15 years, stashing millions in unreported cash and millions more in over-reported expenses, a U.S. attorney's statement said.


  20. Record crowd attends star ceremony for Latin icon SelenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2017 | KSL-TV

    Some 4,500 fans gathered on Vine Street in Hollywood on Friday to pay tribute to the late Tejano music queen Selena Quintanilla, who was honored with the 2,622nd star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Known simply as Selena, the singer-songwriter broke barriers for women in Latin music.


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