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Dreamstime
January 12, 2018 - 9:17 pm
Most residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito were under orders to clear out Friday as the search for victims dragged on and crews labored to clean up massive debris and repair power, water and gas lines. Even those who didn't lose their homes in the disaster that left at least 18 people dead were...
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Dreamstime
January 12, 2018 - 9:11 pm
A California man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of an unarmed man in Kansas has been charged with involuntary manslaughter. Tyler Barriss, 25, made his first court appearance in Kansas on Friday following his extradition from Los Angeles. Barriss is...
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SIPA USA
January 10, 2018 - 5:49 am
A storm that slammed a California coastal community is over. The search for its victims is not. Authorities in Santa Barbara County were still trying to reach new areas and dig into the destruction to find dead, injured or trapped people after a powerful mud flow swept away dozens of homes. At...
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Dreamstime
January 04, 2018 - 8:01 pm
A man accused of making a hoax emergency call that led to the fatal police shooting of a man in Wichita, once threatened to kill his grandmother if she reported him for phoning in a false bomb threat to a television station, according to news reports and court documents. Tyler Barriss, 25, is...
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Dreamstime
December 22, 2017 - 10:53 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California wildfire that has killed two people and seared its way through cities, towns and wilderness northwest of Los Angeles became the largest blaze ever officially recorded in California on Friday, authorities said. The Thomas fire took only 2 ½ weeks to burn its way into...
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Nicole Sweet-USA TODAY Sports
November 20, 2017 - 10:01 pm
LAHAINA, Hawaii (AP) — Shaquille Morris scored 25 points, Landry Shamet added 23 and No. 6 Wichita State got the Maui Invitational off to a wild start by rallying from an 18-point deficit to beat California 92-82 on Monday. Cal (2-2) used its pressure to harass the Shockers into mistakes and missed...
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