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Illegal Fireworks May Cost 12-Year-Old Girl Her Eyesight
A front yard family gathering turned ugly last night in South Los Angeles, when a 12-year-old girl using a sparkler to celebrate the 4th of July was impaled in the eye with a "firecracker -like device" discharged by someone else in the area. Both the sparkler and the firecracker are illegal in Los Angeles, note the Los Angeles Fire Department, who responded to the incident.
The young girl's injuries were concentrated on her face and eyes; she was taken to Children's Hospital Los Angeles where doctors were working to save her eyesight.
The Los Angeles Police Department say they will investigate the circumstances surrounding the firecracker's discharge and the girl's severe eye injury.
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.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
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.