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LAPD reports homeowner shoots intruder in dramatic San Fernando Valley home invasion

A house invasion attempt in San Fernando Valley’s Valley Village neighborhood took an unexpected turn when the owner fired his gun at the would-be invaders. He and his accomplice were both shot; the wounded man is in critical condition. The accomplice then ran away. Some criminals broke into a house on Addison Street in the Los Angeles neighborhood. The man who lived there was alone, but he didn’t hesitate – he grabbed his gun and shot one of the thieves twice. LA police sent out Captain Kelly Muniz to speak to reporters about what happened. “Two suspects entered a residence

LAPD reports homeowner shoots intruder in dramatic San Fernando Valley home invasion
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Better call Saul... for vegan advice? The witty billboard turning heads

A billboard campaign in Los Angeles is getting a lot of attention, thanks to an unexpected surprise. The billboards feature the toll-free number 866-HATE-VEGANS, which connects callers to someone who talks about the benefits of a vegan lifestyle. Created by Eat Differently, the campaign is designed to make promoting veganism both fun and engaging. These billboards, which mimic personal injury lawyer ads, are intended to catch the eye in a city filled with similar advertisements. Lori Amos, a strategist with Eat Differently and a long-time vegan, tells LAIST that their familiarity is what makes these ads so effective. Amos mentioned

Better call Saul... for vegan advice? The witty billboard turning heads
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UAW workers ratify deal with Daimler as focus shifts to voting at Mercedes

Members of the United Auto Workers ratified a new labor contract with Daimler Truck on Saturday, following a series of wins against the Detroit Three automakers last fall.

UAW workers ratify deal with Daimler as focus shifts to voting at Mercedes
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Unions, businesses eye migrants to fill labor gaps in Ohio

On a noisy factory floor in Columbus, Ohio, trade union apprentice Jorge Herrera moved quickly as he assembled ventilation ducts to be

Unions, businesses eye migrants to fill labor gaps in Ohio
Environment|Local|Travel

Parched Philippine dam reveals centuries-old town, luring tourists

Ruins of a centuries-old town have emerged at a dam parched by drought in northern Philippines, giving residents a rare

Parched Philippine dam reveals centuries-old town, luring tourists
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As storms move across Texas, 1 child dies after being swept away in floodwaters

Storms in Texas are bringing additional rain to the already saturated Houston area, where hundreds of people have been rescued from flooded homes and roads

As storms move across Texas, 1 child dies after being swept away in floodwaters
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They shared a name — but not a future. How two kids fought to escape poverty in Baltimore

Two kids named Antonio grew up together in the streets of east Baltimore surrounded by poverty and gun violence

They shared a name — but not a future. How two kids fought to escape poverty in Baltimore
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Federal judge sends FedEx contractor's racketeering claim to arbitration

A federal judge on Monday ruled that a small business contracted to deliver packages for FedEx on the California-Oregon border must arbitrate with FedEx over claims it made

Federal judge sends FedEx contractor's racketeering claim to arbitration
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Florida sues Biden administration over new transgender healthcare rule

Florida's top prosecutor and a Catholic medical group on Tuesday sued the Biden administration in an effort to block a rule that they say will force doctors to provide

Florida sues Biden administration over new transgender healthcare rule
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Hawaii officials outline efforts to prevent another devastating wildfire ahead of a dry season

Hawaii Gov. Josh Green announced Wildfire Mitigation and Risk Reduction Preparedness Month nine months after the nation’s deadliest wildfire in over a century burned the historic town of Lahaina

Hawaii officials outline efforts to prevent another devastating wildfire ahead of a dry season
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Orioles owner takes a turn in the Camden Yards 'Splash Zone' -- and the team quickly scores twice

New Orioles owner David Rubenstein has turned out to be quite a rally starter at Camden Yards

Orioles owner takes a turn in the Camden Yards 'Splash Zone' -- and the team quickly scores twice
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Indiana judge opens door for new eatery, finding `tacos and burritos are Mexican-style sandwiches'

An Indiana judge has cleared the way for the opening of a new restaurant after finding that “tacos and burritos are Mexican-style sandwiches."

Indiana judge opens door for new eatery, finding `tacos and burritos are Mexican-style sandwiches'
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Man gets 30 years in prison for attacking ex-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer

A man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for attacking the husband of then-House Speaker Nancy Pelosi with a hammer

Man gets 30 years in prison for attacking ex-Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s husband with a hammer
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After decisive loss at Alabama Mercedes plants, powerful auto union vows to return and win

A decisive vote against the United Auto Workers at two Mercedes factories in Alabama sidetracked the union's grand plan to sign up workers at nonunion plants mainly in the South

After decisive loss at Alabama Mercedes plants, powerful auto union vows to return and win
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Jewell Loyd scores 32 before sellout of 18,000, Seattle holds off Caitlin Clark and Fever 85-83

Jewell Loyd scored 21 of her 32 points in the first half, Sami Whitcomb scored all 10 of her points in the fourth quarter, and the Seattle Storm held off rookie Caitlin Clark and the Indiana Fever 85-83 before a sellout crowd of 18,343 at Climate Pledge Arena

Jewell Loyd scores 32 before sellout of 18,000, Seattle holds off Caitlin Clark and Fever 85-83
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Los Angeles' secret spots locals love to keep hidden

LA’s not all about movie stars and fancy parties. There’s a whole different side most people miss. Forget the typical touristy stuff. If you know where to look, the real Los Angeles is hiding in plain sight. These are a few of Los Angeles’ best-kept secrets, ranging from quirky art locations to tiny taquerias. It may surprise you that Hollywood Forever Cemetery is quite an active area. Although Judy Garland and Johnny Ramone are buried here, this is also a popular location amongst the locals. Picture this: doing downward dog surrounded by gravestones. Yep, they’ve got yoga classes right on

Los Angeles' secret spots locals love to keep hidden
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Discover diverse hotels in Los Angeles for every traveler's dream experience

For travelers heading to Los Angeles, the city offers a diverse range of hotel options tailored to every type of guest. From luxury lovers to sports enthusiasts, and those seeking a beachside retreat, each property provides unique experiences that capture the essence of LA. Culture vultures should definitely consider the Conrad Los Angeles over in Bunker Hill. It’s seriously impressive. Frank Gehry, the architect behind this 305-room stunner, really outdid himself. It’s peak SoCal luxury. You can gawk at the city, treat yourself to some spa time, and lounge by a pool that feels like it’s touching the sky. José

Discover diverse hotels in Los Angeles for every traveler's dream experience
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Toronto awarded WNBA's first franchise outside US, with expansion team to begin play in 2026

Toronto has been awarded the WNBA’s first franchise outside the United States, with the expansion team set to begin play in 2026

Toronto awarded WNBA's first franchise outside US, with expansion team to begin play in 2026
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Pro-Palestinian protesters leave after Drexel University decides to have police clear encampment

Protesters packed up and left a pro-Palestinian encampment at Philadelphia’s Drexel University after the school announced a decision to have police clear the encampment

Pro-Palestinian protesters leave after Drexel University decides to have police clear encampment
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Officer who arrested Scottie Scheffler disciplined for not having bodycam activated

Authorities say the Kentucky police officer who arrested top-ranked golfer Scottie Scheffler outside the PGA Championship is receiving “corrective action” for not having his body-worn camera activated when he approached the golfer’s vehicle and was allegedly dragged to the ground

Officer who arrested Scottie Scheffler disciplined for not having bodycam activated
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Independent booksellers continued to expand in 2023, with more than 200 new stores opening

The independent bookstore boom continues

Independent booksellers continued to expand in 2023, with more than 200 new stores opening
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Arizona man convicted of first-degree murder in starvation death of 6-year-old son

A northern Arizona man has been convicted of first-degree murder and other crimes in the 2020 starvation death of his 6-year-old son

Arizona man convicted of first-degree murder in starvation death of 6-year-old son
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Remaining wrongful death lawsuit filed after deadly Astroworld concert has been settled, lawyer says

An attorney says the one remaining wrongful death lawsuit filed after 10 people were killed during a deadly crowd crush at the 2021 Astroworld music festival has been settled

Remaining wrongful death lawsuit filed after deadly Astroworld concert has been settled, lawyer says
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The collapse of a building on Spain’s Mallorca island leaves 4 people dead, officials say

Four people have died and several more have been seriously injured when a building collapsed on the island of Mallorca

The collapse of a building on Spain’s Mallorca island leaves 4 people dead, officials say
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Colonial gets modern upgrades during a Hanse-led restoration inspired by 1941 US Open

Worked was already underway on a complete renovation of the historic Colonial course the day after Emiliano Grillo won on the second playoff hole last May

Colonial gets modern upgrades during a Hanse-led restoration inspired by 1941 US Open

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