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  • Firefighters landscaped the front of an 81-year-old woman's home in Santa Barbara after she tripped over an overgrown shrub and was injured. (Credit: Santa Barbara City Fire Department)

    Santa Barbara Firefighters Trim Shrubs at Home of Injured Woman, 81

    A group of firefighters went beyond the call of duty recently by doing some landscaping at the Santa Barbara home of an 81-year-old woman injured in a fall. Captain Kevin Bryant and Firefighter Tyler Smith and others were among the first responders called to the house after the woman tripped over some shrubbery, breaking her arm and injuring her leg and shoulder, officials said. Noticing there was no clear path to the homeowner’s front door, which contributed to the incident, […]

  • Workers on Sunset Boulevard are seen near the location of a water main that was repaired on Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Some Lanes Reopened on Sunset Boulevard in WeHo After Crews Repair Broken Water Main

    One westbound lane and two eastbound lanes were reopened on Sunset Boulevard in West Hollywood on Saturday night, following the repair of a water main that had ruptured the previous day and flooded several streets in the area. Left turns were still not permitted from westbound Sunset to La Cienega Boulevard, according to a spokesperson for the city of West Hollywood. At its peak about 10,000 gallons per minute gushed from the broken main in the 8400 block of Sunset […]

  • Police say a floating image captured on surveillance video was a ghost. (Credit: CNN)

    Floating Ghost Caught on Surveillance Video, Police Say

    A spine-tingling image captured on surveillance video at a police station in New Mexico has some wondering whether the station is haunted by ghosts. An Espanola police officer said he was keeping an eye on the surveillance cameras at the station when he noticed a shadow-like figure floating across the screen. “At first I thought it was a podilla, a fly or moth, then I saw the legs and it was a human… a ghost,” said Officer Karl Romero. There’s […]

  • Skiers are seen at June Mountain. (Credit: The Flying Enchilada/Creative Commons via Flickr)

    Mammoth Resorts to Acquire Bear Mountain, Snow Summit Ski Resorts; Season Passes on Sale Saturday

    With ski and snowboard season quickly approaching, Mammoth Resorts announced Wednesday that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Big Bear Mountain Resorts, the largest ski and snowboard resorts in Southern California, a news release stated. The move would place Bear Mountain and Snow Summit, which host some 800,000 visitors each winter, under the same ownership as Mammoth Mountain and June Mountain. “The combination of these four iconic California mountain resorts creates diverse and unique offerings of both summer […]

  • 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 […]