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  • Guil Aguilar is seen in a photo posted to a GoFundMe campaign.

    San Diego County School Custodian Falls Ill, Loses Foot After Being Bitten by Spider at Work

    Friends and community members are rallying around a beloved custodian at a San Diego County school who recently had to have his foot amputated after a bite from a venomous spider at work. Guil Aguilar was taking out the trash at Park Dale Lane Elementary School in Encinitas when he first felt the bite, family friend and co-worker Santos Vasquez told KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego on Friday. Aguilar was moving some cans by a dumpster and noticed […]

  • A man dangles from a freeeway overpass in San Diego during a long standoff with police on Dec. 6, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Dangles From Freeway Overpass During Bizarre Hourslong Standoff With Police in San Diego

    A man got out of his car and started pacing the freeway – at one point dangling from an overpass ramp – shutting down traffic for several hours in a bizarre standoff with police that unfolded on Interstate 805 in San Diego Friday morning. Police originally spotted the man standing outside his car on the side of the freeway around 5:15 a.m., KTLA sister station KSWB in San Diego reported. When officers pulled up, the man hopped back in his […]

  • David Schmidt poses with his dog in a photo obtained by KTLA sister station KTXL in December 2019.

    Man Drowns Trying to Save Dogs From Partially Frozen Lake in Tahoe Area

    A missing 39-year-old man was found dead in El Dorado County after deputies believe he tried to rescue his dogs from an icy lake, KTLA sister station KTXL in Sacramento reported Tuesday. In the peak of winter, Lake Baron in Meyers, just south of Lake Tahoe, is a place where people ice skate and ice fish. But in early December, it is still too warm for that. David Schmidt, from South Lake Tahoe, walked his three dogs along the water […]

  • Amazon Prime packages are seen in this file photo. (Credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images)

    Nearly 300 Amazon Packages Stolen From NorCal Post Office 

    Nearly 300 Amazon packages were stolen from the Pioneer Post Office after a driver dropped them off over the weekend while the post office was closed, KTLA sister station KTXL reported. The Amador County Sheriff’s Office reports a deputy was called to the post office Monday after the postmaster reported the theft. The postmaster says a driver for an Amazon courier service left four pallets behind the post office Sunday. The Pioneer Post Office is closed on Saturdays and Sundays. […]

  • A dog is dressed as a pumpkin at a New York Halloween Parade on Oct. 26, 2003. (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Here Are the Thanksgiving Foods That Can Be Dangerous for Dogs

    Thanksgiving is today and many of us are getting ready to gather with loved ones and fill our plates with delicious foods. But beware – many of the foods you’re looking forward to can be dangerous for your dog. Some Thanksgiving foods may seem healthy and safe for your pet, but experts say those seemingly OK foods can be dangerous due to gravies, sauces and marinades. Here are the dangerous foods you should make sure to keep away from your […]

  • Phoenix Grandmother to Celebrate 4th Thanksgiving With Stranger She Accidentally Invited to Dinner

    A text message sent to the wrong number brought a Phoenix grandmother and a 17-year-old high school senior together on Thanksgiving 2016. Now, they are getting ready to celebrate again, for the fourth year in a row. Wanda Dench thought she had messaged her grandson to tell him what time the Turkey Day festivities would begin, adding, “Hope to see you all. Of course that includes Amanda & Justin.” Little did she know, her grandson had changed his number without […]

  • A team searching the Kern River for the body of a missing 11-year-old girl is seen in a photo released by the Kern County Sheriff's Office on Nov. 26, 2019.

    Search Ends for Body of 11-Year-Old Girl Missing Since Getting Swept Away by Kern River in June

    Authorities have ended a monthslong search effort for the body of an 11-year-old Bakersfield girl who was swept away by the Kern River earlier this summer, the Kern County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday. A final search involving 60 volunteers from various Search and Rescue teams took place Saturday, according to Bakersfield television station KGET. Despite exhaustive efforts, crews were unable to locate the girl’s body, the Sheriff’s Office said in a Facebook post. Volunteers spent more than 3,000 hours combing […]

  • Getting ‘Rael’ About Periods While Helping Homeless Women

    “There’s nothing embarrassing about periods,” says entrepreneur Yanghee Paik, whose feminine care company, Rael, seeks to create safer products for women and the environment. “What we try to do is empower women to talk about this more openly,” Paik says. “It’s a movement.” The company wants to take the shame and embarrassment out of conversations around periods, while laying a strong foundation of giving back in their local community. So through its campaign with #HappyPeriod, Rael has also sought to […]

  • Maggie the bulldog is seen in an undated photo. (Credit: WFLA via Tribune Media Wire)

    Dog Stolen From California Found With Burglary Suspects in Florida 4 Years Later

    A bulldog stolen from California back in 2015 was reunited with her owner after being found with two burglary suspects in Florida more than four years later, authorities said. The Sarasota Police Department arrested two people accused of a burglary spree in the Lido Key area, where officers found the dog the two had allegedly stolen. Police said Tracie Defee, 52, and Michael Paine, 48, are suspected of at least eight burglaries between Oct. 18 and Oct. 20. Officers notified […]

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