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  • James Gandolfini dies of cardiac arrest; other details emerge

    James Gandolfini dies of cardiac arrest; other details emerge
    Details are emerging in the sudden death of “Sopranos” actor James Gandolfini, who passed away Wednesday in Rome at the age of 51. Dr. Claudio Modini, head of the emergency department at the Policlinico Umberto I Hospital in Rome,...
  • Antique market offers discounts for a good cause

    Antique market offers discounts for a good cause
    Jay Peeters prefers not to discuss his time in the United States Army. He admits, "I've been shot at and blown up," and leaves it at that. A remnant of his 20 years of service, though, is an appreciation for the American Red Cross. While Peeters was...
  • Glennwood House nearly ready for residents

    Glennwood House nearly ready for residents
    Work crews are putting the finishing touches on Glennwood House of Laguna Beach in anticipation of its July 13 grand opening. The newly renovated 30,000-square-foot facility at 2130 S. Coast Hwy. will house 50 developmentally disabled young adults....
  • Disaster preparedness in spotlight

    Newport Beach community members gathered mid-morning Tuesday to watch a live-stream of a White House event honoring a Newport Beach Fire Department employee for his disaster-preparedness efforts. Matt Brisbois, a life safety specialist with the Fire...
  • Can the Santa Monica Pier become a great concert venue?

    Can the Santa Monica Pier become a great concert venue?
    A stiff breeze blew across the Santa Monica Pier on a recent afternoon, kicking up sand and sea spray as visitors munched fried food and watched a man paint names on a grain of rice. But sheltered inside a seafood joint, Mitchell Frank and Martin...
  • Police seek witnesses to bike fall that killed Northbrook man

    Police seek witnesses to bike fall that killed Northbrook man
    Authorities are trying to find out more about an accident last week in which a dog’s leash got entangled with a bicycle in a Cook County Forest Preserve, sending the bicyclist, 68, crashing to the ground. Wladyslaw “Walter” Bujak, of...
  • Bloodied up for disaster lesson

    Bloodied up for disaster lesson
    Blood trickles down 11-year-old Hope Martin's arm, staining her white T-shirt and streaking her leg as she bends down to tie her shoe. She turns to her classmate John Paul Bottazzi, whose arms, legs and face are covered in white body paint, to ask for...
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  • Bombings hit Indian city but fail to stop massive political rally

    Bombings hit Indian city but fail to stop massive political rally
    NEW DELHI -- Several small bombs killed five people and wounded 98 Sunday in the northern Indian city of Patna, officials said, hours before the main opposition candidate for prime minister was due to address a massive political rally. After seven...
  • LAX shooting: 1 dead, several injured; gunman said to be in custody

    A federal law enforcement official said that a TSA officer was shot and killed at a passenger screening checkpoint Friday morning at Los Angeles International Airport. Three or four other TSA employees were injured in the shooting at Terminal 3, the...
  • Report: iPhone swiped from woman rendering first aid to man in cardiac distress

    Report: iPhone swiped from woman rendering first aid to man in cardiac distress
    Humanity hit a new low in Gainesville on Monday. A man collapsed yesterday at a shopping plaza in apparent cardiac arrest.  His two friends immediately rendered first aid to him until EMS arrived, according to a news release from the Gainesville...