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Santa Ana Winds Knock Out Power To Thousands Across Southland

Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.

7 hours ago

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Man Killed By Ventura-Bound Metrolink Train

A person was struck by a Metrolink train heading for Ventura on Friday evening, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

01/23/2015

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Woman Suffers Burns, Child Unharmed After Van Nuys Apartment Fire

One woman suffered burns while a child escaped unharmed after an apartment fire in Van Nuys, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

01/18/2015

A second alligator has shown up in a Southland backyard this week. (credit: LA Animal Services)

2nd Alligator Found In L.A. Backyard In A Week

An eight-foot critter was found living in the backyard of a Van Nuys home on Monday.

01/15/2015

Jaxson the alligator is estimated to be nearly 40 years old and eight feet long. (credit: Laura Mattson)

8-Foot Alligator Found Living At Van Nuys Home

Acting on a tip, animal control officers found a 8-foot alligator in the backyard of a home in Van Nuys, officials said Wednesday.

01/14/2015

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JPL Discusses Death Of Renowned Scientist In Van Nuys Plane Crash

Colleagues of a Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist killed Friday when his small plane went down in Van Nuys are discussing his contributions to JPL and NASA.

01/10/2015

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1 Dead After Small Plane Crashes In Lake Balboa

The Los Angeles Fire Department Friday was investigating a small plane that crashed in a busy intersection in Lake Balboa.

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A home in Van Nuys was destroyed Sunday by a quick-moving fire. (credit: CBS)

Fire Guts Van Nuys Home, Burns 1 Resident

Fire gutted much of a two-story home and sent one resident to a hospital with second-degree burns on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

01/04/2015

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Suspect Flees Police By Running Into Van Nuys Airport

Police were pursuing a suspect in a stolen vehicle Wednesday night when he crashed the car and ran inside the Whiteman Airport in Van Nuys.

12/11/2014

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Reality TV Star Pins Fleeing Pursuit Suspect Against Fence With Truck In Van Nuys

A good Samaritan, driving a red pickup truck, helped officers by cutting off a pursuit suspect, who had fled on foot.

12/01/2014

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Police Searching For Shooting Suspect In Van Nuys

Officers were called to Burbank Boulevard and Murietta Avenue after receiving multiple calls of a shooting just before 6 a.m.

11/22/2014

A suspect was fatally shot in Cypress after leading police on a chase. (credit: CBS)

LAPD Investigates 3 Officer-Involved Shootings During Weekend

The LAPD is investigating three separate officer-involved shootings after a violence-filled weekend in the Southland.

11/09/2014

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Man In Critical Condition After Running Back Into Apartment Blaze To Save Cat

A man risked his life when he ran back into his burning apartment to rescue his cat.

11/09/2014

Police shot and killed a man they said approached them aggressively while holding a knife. (credit: CBS)

Van Nuys Police Fatally Shoot Man Who Was Reportedly Cutting Himself On Bus

Police in Van Nuys fatally shot a man Sunday after responding to a report of an armed suspect.

11/09/2014

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