Torrance

Will Toyota soon be calling Texas home -- instead of Torrance? (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Stunning Move — Is Toyota Planning On Leaving Torrance For Texas?

The move would be a huge blow to California’s economy.

04/27/2014

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Friends, Family Gather To Honor Best Friends Killed In Santa Barbara Crash

Friends, family and students gathered at a Torrance high school gym Thursday night to remember two best friends who died early Monday morning in a Santa Barbara car crash.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2014

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Transit Bus Driver Won’t Spend Time Behind Bars For Hitting, Killing Pedestrian

A Torrance Transit bus driver won’t serve any time behind bars for striking and killing an 86-year-old pedestrian two years ago in Long Beach.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/24/2014

John Odom, of Torrance, cheers on friends at the 2014 Boston Marathon - one year after he was critically injured during the bombings at the race. (credit: CBS)

Torrance Man Injured In Boston Bombings Returns To Cheer On Friend, Therapist At Marathon

John Odom endured 11 surgeries after he was wounded when two pressure cooker bombs went off near the end of the 26.2-mile course, killing three people and injuring more than 260 others.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

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2 Torrance Students Killed In 101 Freeway Crash In Santa Barbara

Two students from a Torrance high school were among those killed early Monday morning in a car accident in Santa Barbara.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/21/2014

Thomas Robert Fredette (credit: LA Sheriff's Dept)

38-Year-Old Santee Man Accused Of Stabbing Nurse In Ear With Pencil

The victim was able to free herself from the suspect and flee.

04/20/2014

Michael Myvett and Mattison Haywood (credit: The Haywood Family)

Family Shares Happy Memories Of Engaged Couple Killed In Orland Crash

Michael Myvett and Mattison Haywood spent their last moments together in a fiery crash after a FedEx tractor-trailer rammed a charter bus on a Northern California freeway, which also claimed the lives of eight others.

04/12/2014

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Toyota Recalling 119,000 Avalons For Air Bag Issue

The company says circuits within the air bag control module can be damaged if they’re exposed to interference from other electrical components in the car.

03/27/2014

Cesar Valenzuela was killed on the job. (credit: CBS)

State Senator Calls For Investigation Following Death Of LAX Baggage Handler

“No one should have to worry that their spouse won’t come home from work because they were hurt or killed on the job,” said Ted Lieu.”

03/14/2014

7 Men Arrested In Separate Torrance-Area Distraction Burglaries

Seven men have been arrested on suspicion of committing two separate distraction burglaries at homes in the Torrance area.

03/13/2014

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168K Patients’ Records Compromised After County Contractor Computer Theft

The Department of Auditor-Controller said Thursday the equipment was stolen February 5 from the Torrance office of Sutherland Healthcare Solutions, Inc., a firm that contracts with the county.

03/06/2014

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South Bay Residents Outraged School Superintendent Is Paid More Than President Obama

Jose Fernandez, who works as superintendent of a small South Bay school district, reportedly gets a total compensation package of more than $600,000.

02/13/2014

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Caught On Video: Torrance Shoplifter Barrels Into Marshalls Employee

Security footage captured a shoplifting incident where a woman pushed a Marshalls employee to the ground, clearing the way for three other shoplifters to run out of the Torrance store with more than $1,000 in loot.

02/06/2014

Sherri Wilkins (credit: CBS)

Driver Found Guilty Of Murder After Dragging Man For 2 Miles

A substance abuse counselor was convicted Tuesday of mowing down a man with her car in Torrance and then driving more than two miles with the victim lodged in her windshield, authorities reported.

02/04/2014

Sherry Wilkins, pictured, pleaded not guilty to murder, DUI and hit-and-run in the 2012 death of Phillip Moreno (credit: Torrance Police Department)

Driver With Man On Windshield Says She Panicked

Sherry Lynn Wilkins testified Wednesday that he seemed to fly onto her car in the 2012 incident in Torrance but the events were a surreal blur.

01/29/2014

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