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  • Shannon Hall's sisters honored her by wearing their bridesmaids dresses in a mud run after her tragic death. (Credit: CNN)

    Bridesmaids Run in Honor of Wisconsin Bride Killed in Crash

    After a young bride-to-be was killed in a Wisconsin car crash, her sisters celebrated her life by wearing their bridesmaids dresses while participating in a mud run. Shannon Hall, 24, of Athens, died about two weeks ago when the vehicle in which she was riding collided with a school bus. Her wedding had been scheduled for Oct. 4. “We just love her and we just miss her so much,” said her sister Angie Guralski. Before the crash, the five sisters […]

  • Cellphone video captured a man behind White House gates after jumping over a fence on Sept. 19, 2014. (Credit: Brandon Pawlinski)

    Man Who Jumped White House Fence Was Carrying a Knife, Thought the Atmosphere Was Collapsing

    A man who jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors was carrying a folding knife in his pants pocket, according to a Secret Service affidavit filed Saturday. Omar Gonzalez, 42, of Copperas Cove, Texas, is accused of unlawfully entering a restricted building or grounds while carrying a deadly or dangerous weapon, officials said. The affidavit, in support of a criminal complaint, said he carried a Spyderco VG-10 folding knife with […]

  • Gordo was recovering at a Culver City animal hospital on Sept. 18, 2014, one day after he was hit by a van during a pursuit. (Credit: KTLA)

    Gordo Said to Be Doing Well Following Surgery for Injuries Sustained During South L.A. Pursuit

    A day after being struck by a van during a wild police chase in South Los Angeles, the maltese-mix named Gordo was recovering after undergoing surgery that was deemed a success. The canine was walking on a residential street Wednesday night when he was hit by the vehicle, which had spun out and lost two tires moments earlier when a police cruiser performed a PIT maneuver. His owner, Santos Son, said Gordo ran out of the home when he opened […]

  • A school bus crashed into a home in Georgia, leaving the structure with substantial damage. (Credit: CNN)

    Dramatic Video Captures Frightening School Bus Crash Into Home

    The heart-stopping moment when a school bus slammed into a home in Georgia earlier this week was caught on dramatic video by a camera aboard the vehicle. The crash occurred Monday in Clayton County, according to KTLA sister-station WGHP. Dash cam video showed a car crossing the center divider and hitting the bus, forcing it off of the roadway. The bus then crashed through a mailbox and a tree before slamming into the house. The collision caused substantial damage to […]

  • An officer-involved shooting in Boyle Heights that left a man in unknown condition was being investigated on Sept. 17, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Police Shoot Armed Man in Boyle Heights: LAPD

    An investigation was underway after an armed man was shot by police in Boyle Heights on Wednesday, authorities said. Officers initially responded to the intersection of Marengo and State streets after receiving a report of a man with a gun shortly before 5:30 p.m., according to Officer Drake Madison with the Los Angeles Police Department. When they arrived, officers encountered the armed man. At some point, an officer-involved shooting occurred, Madison said. One witness told KTLA that he heard a […]

  • Video captured a baby stroller as it rolled of a train station platform in Australia. (Credit: CNN)

    Caught on Video: Baby Stroller Rolls Onto Train Tracks; Good Samaritans Step in to Help

    A terrifying scene played out at a train station in Melbourne, Australia over the weekend, as a baby stroller fell onto the tracks. The incident was captured on surveillance video. The stroller rolled off the platform headfirst onto the train tracks after a woman next to it bent down, appearing to try and pick something up. According to reports, the parents of the toddler were apparently drunk at the time. Several good Samaritans jumped onto the track to help, the […]

  • Haskell Avenue was flooded following an early morning water main break on Sept. 12, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Water Main Break Floods Encino Street

    Crews were cleaning up after an early-morning water main break blocked traffic in an Encino neighborhood Friday. The 8-inch cast iron water main ruptured on Haskell Avenue just north of Ventura Boulevard (map) around 2:35 a.m. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power crews turned off the water and were working to repair the roadway. The repairs were expected to extend into the afternoon, according to utility spokesman Roberto Galvetz. About 135 residents were without water, according to DWP. There were no reports of any […]

  • California Voters Sign Up On Last Day Of Voter Registration Drive

    Register to Vote

    Californians who want to vote in upcoming elections must already be registered to vote, or have their voter registration application delivered to their county elections office at least 15 days before the election. All eligible Californians can register to vote online. Voters must be U.S. citizens, California residents and at least 18 years old on Election Day. They must also not be in prison, nor on parole nor serving a state prison sentence in county jail, among other crime- and […]

  • LAFD was scheduled to hold three events commemorating the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, including at the LAFD Museum and Fallen Firefighter Memorialin Hollywood. (Credit: KTLA)

    9/11 Victims to Be Remembered at Events Around Southern California

    Several public ceremonies were scheduled to take place around Southern California Thursday to honor 9/11 victims on the 13th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks. The Los Angeles Fire Department will hold three separate public ceremonies to honor the hundreds of first responders who lost their lives that day. The first ceremony was scheduled to begin at 7 a.m. at the LAFD Museum and Fallen Firefighter Memorial at 1355 North Cahuenga Blvd. in Hollywood, according to LAFD’s website. A […]