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Firefighters douse flames at the remains of the DaVinci apartment complex after a fire destroyed the 1 million square foot site, in Los Angeles, California, December 8, 2014. A pair of massive fires burst across the Los Angeles skyline early Monday, damaging four buildings and closing down freeways during the morning commute. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

LAPD Announces Arrest In Connection With Massive Fire At Da Vinci Apartment Complex

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a massive apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles.

05/27/2015

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Oily Globs Found Near The Strand Spur Closure Of Nearby Beaches

Authorities have closed several beaches while they investigate and cleanup a petroleum-based substance that washed ashore Wednesday.

05/27/2015

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LAPD Investigating Fatal Hit-And-Run In Cahuenga Pass

The two-car collision on Barham and Cahuenga was reported around 4:30 p.m.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/27/2015

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High Desert Mother Files For Restraining Order Against 11-Year-Old Son’s Classmate

Ginger Tuitele, a High Desert mother, has filed for a restraining order against a girl she says threatened to shoot her 11-year-old son.

05/27/2015

Tuan Anh Truong. (credit: Garden Grove Police)

Hit-And-Run, Pursuit Suspect In Custody After Crash Into Westminster Law Office

A man suspected in a hit-and-run crash was arrested Wednesday after police say he led officers in a pursuit through Garden Grove and Westminster.

05/27/2015

GOLETA, CA - MAY 22: Workers stand next to buckets filled with oil contaminated sand during a cleanup operation near Refugio State Beach on May 22, 2015 in Goleta, California. California Gov. Jerry Brown declared a State of Emergency after over 100,000 gallons of oil spilled from an abandoned pipeline on the land near Refugio State Beach, spreading over about nine miles of beach within hours. The largest oil spill ever in U.S. waters at the time occurred in the same section of the coast in 1969 where numerous offshore oil platforms can be seen, giving birth to the modern American environmental movement. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Volunteers Sought To Help Clean Up Santa Barbara-Area Beaches Fouled By Oil Spill

Officials have put a call out for volunteers to help clean up an oil spill along a stretch of pristine beach in Santa Barbara County.

05/27/2015

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28th Annual Scuba Show To Be Held In Long Beach

Scuba Chef Trevor Cook and avid diver Eugene “Rod” Roddenberry stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to talk about the 28th annual Scuba Show.

05/27/2015

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Man In Custody After Allegedly Raping Woman While Armed With Machete In Boyle Heights

Police confirm Wednesday a man suspected of raping a woman while armed with a machete has been taken into custody.

05/27/2015

Teachers say Barack Obama Global Preparation Academy  has fought poor student performance and high turnover rates since its opening five years ago. (CBS)

Teachers Protest Against LAUSD Plans For Struggling South LA School

Teachers at a struggling South Los Angeles school spoke out Wednesday against a plan to have them reapply for their jobs.

05/27/2015

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U2’s Longtime Tour Manager Found Dead At West Hollywood Hotel

U2’s longtime tour manager Dennis Sheehan was found dead at a West Hollywood hotel Wednesday.

05/27/2015

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Crews Repair Damaged Gas Line In Mid-Wilshire District

Crews were working Wednesday to repair a leaking natural gas line along the Miracle Mile area, prompting some traffic closures.

05/27/2015

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KNX Spotlight: GMOs – Food For Thought

Most fresh corn, some other crops and many processed foods contain genetically modified organisms, but most people don’t know what that means or whether their health could be affected.

05/27/2015

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Armed Suspect Injured In Officer-Involved Shooting In Westlake District

A suspect was recovering Wednesday after being shot by a Los Angeles Police Department officer in the Westlake District.

05/27/2015

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Murder Suspect Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Hours-Long Standoff In Koreatown

A man wanted in connection with a woman’s murder died Tuesday night after an hours-long standoff with police at a Koreatown apartment.

05/26/2015