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  • The suspect in a brutal 1998 Baja drug-related killing that took the lives of 19 men, women, and children was apprehended late last week in East Los Angeles.
  • Police in Long Beach are working on figuring out why a man on foot approached a 41-year-old man standing in front of a business and shot him dead. The incident took place around 7:00 last night.
  • Smoke inside the Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX early this morning prompted firefighters to investigate, but it was determined there was no problem with the building's electrical system, and there was no need for evacuation.
  • The death of an 85-year-old Chatsworth woman while in hospital has become a homicide case, and it's her 54-year-old daughter who is now in custody.
  • A woman driving across the tracks near the Ontario Airport this morning was struck and killed by a freight train. The 23-year-old was thrown from her vehicle as a result of the impact and died on scene.
  • Good news for whale watchers! A pod of blue whales has been spotted lingering off the coast of Newport Beach.
  • Smoke? And have ADHD? UCI wants you for a study! (Maybe when they're done with you they can help you quit smoking, too!)