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  • Man Behind @HiddenCash Drops Money in NYC, Houston, Mexico City

    The man behind the @HiddenCash Twitter account was at it again Saturday, sending residents of New York City, Houston and Mexico City scrambling for envelopes he’d stashed in all three cities. “Our biggest day ever! Houston, Mexico City, NYC today! Be safe, be kind, tweet when you find!” he wrote Saturday morning. Clues told followers that the New York packages would be secreted away in Central Park in Manhattan and Prospect Park in Brooklyn. Envelopes stuffed with $50 were scooped […]

  • San Bernardino Man Admits to Fatally Shooting Girlfriend, Police Say

    A San Bernardino man has confessed to fatally shooting his live-in girlfriend Friday night at their apartment, authorities said. Officers responded at 10:05 p.m. to the home, in the 900 block of West 2nd Street (map), “regarding a subject with a shotgun and a possible shooting victim,” according to Sgt. Gary Robertson of the San Bernardino Police Department. When the officers arrived, they found the unarmed suspect and victim inside the residence, Robertson said in a statement. The woman was deceased […]

  • Firefighters Extinguish Small Brush Fire in Marina del Rey

    Los Angeles firefighters on Saturday afternoon extinguished a small brush fire in an expanse between the eastbound and westbound lanes of a Marina del Rey expressway, officials said. Ninety-six firefighters and two LAFD helicopters responded to the 13100 block of Mindanao Way (map), where the vegetation fire broke out on a patch of thick grass about 3:52 p.m, according to Brian Humphrey, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. One man was transported to a hospital in fair condition, possibly […]

  • Iraqi PM Orders Troops to Make Stand in Samarra; U.S. Sends Aircraft Carrier

    IRBIL, Iraq — Iraq’s leader directed his troops to make their stand against advancing Sunni militants in a flashpoint city home to a revered Shiite mosque, an order that highlights the sectarian fighting tearing the country apart. Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki’s order came as he sought to put new fire in the belly of his troops in the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria — an al Qaeda splinter group known as ISIS — that has seized […]

  • Army General Tapped to Investigate How, Why Bowe Bergdahl Left Base

    The U.S. Army has appointed a two-star general to investigate how and why Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl left his base in Afghanistan, resulting in his capture, a senior defense official said Saturday. Bergdahl spent five years in captivity until his release May 31, in exchange for five Taliban figures being held at a U.S. military detention facility in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Bergdahl, 28, returned to the United States — specifically to an Army medical facility in San Antonio, Texas — […]

  • 110 Freeway Temporarily Closed After Man Threatens to Jump From Overpass

    A shirtless man was taken into custody Saturday afternoon on a bridge above the 110 Freeway in South Angeles, ending a massive traffic jam and an hourslong standoff in which he had threatened to jump from the overpass, officials said. Los Angeles police and firefighters, California Highway Patrol officers and L.A. County sheriff’s deputies responded about 3:32 p.m. to the 500 block of West Adams Boulevard (map), between downtown and the USC campus, where the man was perched above the […]

  • 110 Freeway Closed in South L.A. After Man Threatens to Jump From Overpass – Jim Nash Reports

    Authorities were negotiating with a man who threatened to jump from an bridge over the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles. Jim Nash reports for the KTLA 5 News on Saturday, June 14, 2014.

  • Assemblyman Proposes ‘Yellow Alert’ System for Hit-and-Runs – Kacey Montoya Reports

    Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Silver Lake) has introduced legislation that would create a statewide “yellow alert” system to help catch hit-and-run drivers. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News on Saturday, June 14, 2014.

  • Playboy Jazz Festival Serenades the Hollywood Bowl – Jim Nash Reports

    Fans enjoyed an evening of smooth music under clear skies as the 36th Playboy Jazz Festival got underway at the Hollywood Bowl. Jim Nash reports for the KTLA 5 News on Saturday, June 14, 2014.

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