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Valley Quickies: West Nile Virus, Sylmar Bank Robbery...

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Was last night's earthquake cause to some full moon effect madness?

  • Breaking News: "A man from the San Fernando Valley has contracted this year's first human case of West Nile virus in Los Angeles County, health officials said Thursday." (NBC4)
  • A female suspect has been shot by police in a Sylmar Bank robbery. (KABC)
  • "A SWAT standoff in the parking lot of a Taco Bell ended early this morning with the arrest of a suspected car thief who was found sleeping in a stolen car with a realistic looking pistol sitting on the passenger seat." (Daily News)
  • Over at the Daily News' Valley based "Editors are fleeing the new management structure, led today by Lonny Pugh and at least one another who has given notice." (LA Observed)

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