Some days, Nicole Cottrell said, her driveway smells like a busy gas station. Other days, it reeks as if someone has poured lighter fluid onto a bonfire.
To this day, the stench triggers an instant headache, leaving her dizzy and nauseous. Often, Cottrell said, her skin breaks out in rashes.
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One court after another has ruled that a secret list of about 300 Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies who have lied, stolen, tampered with evidence, and committed other misconduct must remain confidential.
But some groups across the state are still pushing for the names to be handed over to prosecutors.
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San Diego County middle school teacher Shane Parmely was detained for more than an hour by Border Patrol agents at a checkpoint in New Mexico because she refused to say whether she was a U.S. citizen.
Parmely’s family helped her film the incident, which she posted Friday evening on her Facebook…
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The Senate on Monday confirmed David Bernhardt, who has a history of lobbying for oil, mining and western water interests, as deputy secretary of the Interior Department.
Both of California’s Democratic senators, Dianne Feinstein and Kamala Harris, voted against his appointment — which was approved,…
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As glaciers melt amid the heat of a warming planet, scientists predict that coastal communities in the United States could eventually experience flooding from higher tides.
Conservative estimates range from an increase of about one to four feet in sea-level rise by the end of the century. Experts…
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Detectives were investigating yet another home burglary targeting a celebrity. This time, police say, actress Hilary Duff was the victim.
Someone broke into the “Younger” starlet’s North Hills home on Thursday, said Officer Drake Madison, spokesman for Los Angeles Police Department. Duff was not…
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A domestic violence report in Azusa has escalated into a standoff that may involve two young hostages after the suspect refused to cooperate with police Monday morning, authorities said.
An 11-month-old baby and an 11-year-old child, whom the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department described as…
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Los Angeles police were looking for help with identifying the relatives of a 2-year-old boy who was found early Monday wandering the streets of North Hills.
The boy, who only speaks Spanish, was found about 6 a.m. in the area of Van Nuys Boulevard and Woodman Avenue, said Officer Drake Madison,…
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Firefighters on Monday were mopping up a pair of wildfires in Southern California that briefly threatened homes in La Verne and Lucerne Valley, authorities said.
Crews on Sunday afternoon stopped forward progress on the Rodeo fire in La Verne, which raced across 40 acres after starting about 3…
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An 18-year-old woman was arrested Friday in Central California after recording a live video of a crash that left her sister dead, her family said.
Obdulia Sanchez was taken into custody on suspicion of involuntary manslaughter and driving drunk in connection with the fatal crash, according to the…
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