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  1. L.A. police kill man after stabbing rampage leaves three injuredRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Los Angeles police on Tuesday shot and killed a man after a stabbing rampage that left three people injured along Sunset Boulevard, a bustling thoroughfare in American's second-largest city, police said. The unidentified man in his 30s was suspected of stabbing a bicyclist with a knife at about 2 p.m. in the Hollywood neighborhood before walking into a nearby Jack in the Box restaurant where he stabbed two other people, a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman said.

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  2. Threat against Los Angeles rail line called in from a foreign countryRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Federal and Los Angeles officials said on Monday a "specific" threat had been called in from a foreign country against the city's Red Line commuter rail system, prompting them to alert the public. "This threat is imminent, ... it is very specific," Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck told an evening news conference.

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  3. Hundreds in Los Angeles protest climate change, North Dakota pipelineRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Hundreds of people gathered in Los Angeles on Sunday to protest against climate change and show support for activists demonstrating against the construction of an oil pipeline in North Dakota. Several Hollywood stars, including Mark Ruffalo and Susan Sarandon, were among the more than 800 people who attended the climate rally in MacArthur Park.

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  4. California lawmaker sentenced to over 3 years in corruption caseRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Former California state Senator Ron Calderon was sentenced to more than three years in prison on Friday in a public corruption case in which the Democratic politician admitted to accepting about $100,000 in bribes, a spokesman for prosecutors said. The sentence concluded the criminal case against a longtime lawmaker who once was one of the most influential figures in the California legislature.

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  5. Los Angeles Thai community mourns passing of King BhumibolRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Many residents of Los Angeles's bustling Thai community on Thursday mourned the death of Thailand's long-standing and widely-adored leader, King Bhumibol Adulyadej. The king, the world's longest-reigning monarch, died in a Bangkok hospital after 70 years of rule.

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  6. German man convicted of setting dozens of fires in Los Angeles areaRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A German national dubbed the "Hollywood Arsonist" was found guilty on Thursday of setting dozens of fires in the Los Angeles area nearly five years ago, prosecutors said. Los Angeles County Superior Court jurors found Harry Burkhart, 29, guilty of 25 counts of arson of property, 18 counts of arson of an inhabited dwelling and other charges including possession of an incendiary device, the local district attorney's office said in a statement.

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  7. California man gets life in prison for slaying of Saudi studentRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A Southern California man was sentenced on Friday to life in prison for fatally stabbing an engineering student from Saudia Arabia who the killer met after the victim posted an online ad to sell his car two years ago, prosecutors said. The remains of the victim, Abdullah Abdullatif Alkadi, 23, were found alongside a freeway in the desert town of Indio, about 125 miles east of Los Angeles, in October 2014, about a month after he went missing.

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  8. Central California wildfire destroys 34 homes, forces 350 to evacuateRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Firefighters scrambled on Thursday to contain a deadly wildfire that has forced the evacuation of hundreds of residents and gutted dozens of homes near the coast of central California. Ten percent of the so-called Soberanes Fire had been brought under control but a larger swathe of flames was threatening some 2,000 properties after destroying 34 homes and 10 outbuildings between Big Sur and the scenic coastal town of Carmel-by-the-Sea since it erupted on Friday, officials said.

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  9. Art, furniture and more from the Reagans' home to be auctionedRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Furniture, artwork, jewelry and collectible objects that once graced the Los Angeles home of President Ronald Reagan and his wife, Nancy, are headed for the auction block, Christie's said on Thursday. The landmark sale, a series of live and online auctions scheduled for September, also encompasses decorative pieces of art, books, ephemera, sculpture, drawings and prints from the Reagans' home in the affluent Bel Air neighborhood of Los Angeles.

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  10. Former Los Angeles mayor starts anti-Trump campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    Former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa said on Wednesday he had formed a political action committee and started raising money to help fight Donald Trump's Republican presidential campaign in key states with large Latino immigrant populations. "I'm focusing all my efforts from now to November on stopping Trump," Villaraigosa said in a conference call with reporters.

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  11. 'ET Comes Home' for NASA fuel tank's street ride through LARead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    A giant NASA fuel tank crossed the half-way mark in its final journey on Saturday, with crowds cheering on its parade along Los Angeles streets to a science center where it will go on display with the space shuttle Endeavour. The orange tank, weighing 65,000 pounds and measuring 154 feet in length, is the only one of its kind in existence.

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