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Stolen California Mortuary Vehicle Had Body Inside

LOS ANGELES — Authorities have recovered a stolen mortuary vehicle that had a body inside it Thursday morning following a police pursuit on a major Los Angeles freeway, officials said. Authorities said the vehicle that crashed on the 110 Freeway around 7:45...
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LA Adopts New ‘War Room’ Strategy for Tackling Homelessness

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles city and county officials on Tuesday announced a new strategy to speed the process of getting homeless people into permanent housing that is modeled on the federal government’s response to natural disasters. “Nobody was holding the...

Maryland Man Held in Bus Shooting That Killed 1, Injured 5

LOS ANGELES — A gunman who killed a woman and wounded five others on a Greyhound bus in on the Grapevine was cursing and muttering incoherently before the attack, passengers and authorities said. Investigators are trying to determine a motive for the appare...
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California Tests Find Illegal Vapes Tainted With Additives

LOS ANGELES — California officials announced Monday that marijuana vape cartridges seized in illegal shops in Los Angeles contained potentially dangerous additives, including a thickening agent blamed for a national outbreak of deadly lung illnesses tied to va...