Amber Alert issued for toddler abducted from Rancho Cucamonga

Authorities issued an Amber Alert on Monday after a 1-year-old girl was kidnapped in Rancho Cucamonga by a man who is considered armed and dangerous.

Police believe Daniel Segura, 38, snatched Lexi Segura and are searching for his whereabouts, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited…

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Water under Oroville spillway probably caused February collapse, state consultants say

Official reports released Monday say the catastrophic damage to Oroville Dam’s main spillway probably stemmed from swift water flows under the concrete chute, which was cracked and of uneven thickness.

The observations, contained in consultants’ reports prepared for the state Department of Water…

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Driver who struck and killed a teen while fleeing LAPD officers is sentenced to 27 years in prison

A man who struck and killed a teenager while fleeing Los Angeles police at speeds approaching 90 miles per hour was sentenced Monday to more than 27 years in prison, prosecutors said.

Paul Brumfield Jr., 50, was convicted of second-degree murder, car theft and negligent manslaughter last month…

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Republican students sue to allow Ann Coulter’s speech this week at UC Berkeley

A UC Berkeley student group on Monday filed a lawsuit demanding that the university allow conservative pundit Ann Coulter to speak on campus Thursday as originally planned.

Citing unspecified threats, administrators had rescheduled Coulter’s appearance for May 2, when they said they could provide…

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Gone in 30 seconds: Mob of up to 60 juveniles robs passengers on BART train, officials say

Authorities said it happened in 30 seconds: A throng of up to 60 juveniles mobbed a Bay Area Rapid Transit train Saturday in Oakland and mugged passengers. At least two people were injured and required medical attention.

The youngsters were spotted by witnesses hastily jumping over fare gates before…

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Former Mrs. Orange County pleads guilty to possessing child pornography

A former Mrs. Orange County pleaded guilty Friday to possessing child pornography and lewd acts with a minor, authorities said.

Meghan Breanna Alt, 27, was sentenced to three years’ probation and 300 days in county jail, according to the Orange County district attorney’s office. She was ordered…

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Pasadena police release sketch of man wanted in three homicides

Pasadena police detectives Monday released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with three homicides.

The release comes three months after the shooting deaths of two men who were at a vigil held for another man who had been killed in December.

Investigators say they have tied the gunman of last…

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Toddler struck and killed by vehicle in South L.A.

A 2-year-old child was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday in a South Los Angeles neighborhood, officials said.

The fatal accident occurred just after 9:50 a.m. in the 1100 block of East 49th Street, according to Margaret Stewart, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Fire Department. The child was…

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