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Firefighters Get Upper Hand On 3 Los Angeles-Area Brush Fires

Three brush fires – two in the Angeles National Forest and one in Montebello – appeared Wednesday to be on their last legs, with none of them showing active flames.


Police say the Lincoln Fire was apparently sparked when a local transient was trying to cook a meal.

Transient Charged In Starting Brush Fire In Montebello Riverbed

A transient was charged Tuesday with sparking a brush fire that has burned nearly 400 acres in the Montebello Hills, authorities said.


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Crews Stop Spread Of Lincoln Fire, Warm Fire; Central Coast Wildfire Forces Evacuations

In Southern California, crews working through the night stopped the spread of two Los Angeles County fires that erupted Sunday.


Police say the Lincoln Fire was apparently sparked when a local transient was trying to cook a meal.

Crews Work To Extinguish Brush Fire Hotspots Burning In Montebello

At this time, the fire remains at 60 percent containment.


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Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Arson In Connection With 200-Acre Fire In Montebello

A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a 200-acre brush fire burning in the Montebello area.


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Police: Montebello Man Convinced Minor That Rape Was Part Of Healing Ritual

Police sought the public’s help on Thursday to locate a 46-year-old man who is wanted in connection with the rape of a minor in Montebello.


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3 Men Charged In 2002 Killings Of East Los Angeles Teenager

Three men were charged Wednesday in the 2002 murder of Brenda Sierra, a Montebello teenager who was kidnapped on her way to high school and found dead the next day in the San Bernardino mountains.


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Police: 2 Armed Robbery Suspects Fatally Shot By Business Owner In Montebello

Officers responded to the 2100 block of West Whittier Boulevard around 12:20 a.m. to a report of a robbery and shots fired.

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Candlelight Vigil Planned For Bicyclist, 24, Killed In Montebello Hit-And-Run

Friends and family were planning to hold a Saturday for a bicyclist who was killed in a Montebello hit-and-run crash.


Montebello Police are looking for domestic violence suspect Conrado Ferrer. (credit: Montebello Police Department)

Domestic Violence Suspect Turns Self In After Escape From Hospital

He escaped the institution wearing only a hospital gown.


Arturo Vargas (courtesy Kaiser Permanente)

Doctor Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison After Pleading No Contest To Sexually Molesting Patients

A jury earlier convicted Arturo Vargas, 44, of two counts of felony sexual exploitation.


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Caught On Camera: Search On In Montebello For Suspect In Attempted Sex Assault

The victim on Feb. 11 was waiting for a bus in front of a Chevron gas station, located at 1500 Paramount Boulevard, when she was approached by the man.


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Service Dog Reported Missing In Montebello

Police sought the public’s help Sunday with locating a female Australian Terrier that was reported missing in Montebello.


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Exclusive: Video Shows Man Surviving Treacherous Power Pole Crash

Witnesses are describing a harrowing rescue of a man trapped inside his minivan after it plowed into a pole Thursday night and became draped in live power lines.


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Man, 68, Unscathed After Car Crashes Into Montebello Power Pole

A 68-year-old driver appeared unscathed after his minivan struck a power pole in Montebello.