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Family Reunited With Grandma's Ashes Stolen a Week Ago at the Mall
It's rare that items swiped from your parked car ever get returned, but for one lucky family, they are getting their most valued item back. The ashes of their grandmother were stolen October 24 by thieves who broke into their vehicle at the Westfield Promenade Mall and made off with their luggage, packed to escort grandma's remains back east. On Sunday, a duffel bag containing the ashes and other items stolen was found in the mall parking lot, says the Los Angeles Police Department.
The bag was discovered early Sunday morning by security guards at the mall, explain the LAPD, though it is not clear if the bag was newly-left at Owensmounth Avenue and Erwin Street, or had been there all along. The guards opened the bag and soon realized it likely belonged to the family whose GMC Yukon was burglarized almost a week before.
The ashes have been returned to the family. The LAPD say their investigation is ongoing.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
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Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.