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  • Fire chief credited with saving wounded cop: 'It was an act of God'

    Fire chief credited with saving wounded cop: 'It was an act of God'
    After allegedly harassing his ex-girlfriend for weeks, a man threatened the woman and her mother with a gun in a Northwest suburban home, shot a police officer who tried to intervene and was then fatally shot by police, authorities said. A firefighter...
  • Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Lucky 7' on ABC

    Tuesday's TV Highlights: 'Lucky 7' on ABC
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------    SERIES NCIS While Tony (Michael...
  • Early detection of mental illness is key to recovery [Letter]

    Early detection of mental illness is key to recovery [Letter]
    The Columbia Mall tragedy is heart wrenching, terrifying and incomprehensible, and so are last week's revelations about the shooter ("Police say Columbia mall shooter wanted to mimic Columbine," March 12). Here was a young man developing a serious...
  • How to keep your pets safe in an earthquake

    How to keep your pets safe in an earthquake
    The safety of family members is the first concern for most people during and after a major earthquake. For many of us, family also means our family pets. Monday's magnitude 4.4 earthquake in Los Angeles was a good reminder to be prepared with an...
  • CERT means many hands during disasters

    CERT means many hands during disasters
    A history of fires, floods and mudslides led the city of Laguna Beach to form a Disaster Preparedness Committee in 2011 and then the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) in 2012. CERT is a Federal Emergency Management Agency-certified program that...
  • Burglary suspect shot and killed by police at travel plaza

    Burglary suspect shot and killed by police at travel plaza
    Police shot and killed a burglary suspect Friday morning at the Maryland House Travel Plaza after a high-speed chase along I-95. Police said officers shot Rajsaun A. McCray, 29, multiple times as he drove his vehicle toward police cars blocking the...
  • For the L.A. Derby Dolls, elbow room for self-improvement

    For the L.A. Derby Dolls, elbow room for self-improvement
    Some girls choose soccer or cheerleading. Ivy Wolk chose roller derby. "This is it, this is for me," the petite, wide-eyed 9-year-old said to her mom the first time she saw the Los Angeles Derby Dolls hit the track, and one another, two years ago....
  • Defendant dies after suffering medical problems in court

    Defendant dies after suffering medical problems in court
    A 29-year-old man in custody on a charge of attempted robbery died in a nearby hospital after suffering a medical problem in a Baltimore courtroom Wednesday, the state corrections department confirmed. Medics took Ronnie A. Adams Jr. to Mercy Medical...
  • Planners consider restricting paddleboarding lessons

    Laguna Beach's City Council chambers turned into an idea lab Wednesday night as the Planning Commission, city staff and the public dissected merits and drawbacks of possibly regulating the commercial arm of a popular water sport. Interest in stand-up...
  • Fun For Kids. In Your Neck of the Woods

    Fun For Kids. In Your Neck of the Woods
    These days, parents and kids both need to break away from technology to seek fresh air and wide-open green space, and it may be easier than you think to find such fun-filled adventures for the whole family. Helping kids have active fun can be as easy as...
  • Senate to consider changes to federal day care program

    Senate to consider changes to federal day care program
    Child care workers would undergo stiffer background checks and states would spend more to improve the quality of day care under a sweeping, bipartisan bill crafted by Sen. Barbara A. Mikulski that is set for a vote in the Senate as early as this week....