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Man gets 6 years in prison for attacking Huntington Beach officer

A Huntington Beach man has been sentenced to six years in state prison for beating an on-duty police officer last year, the Orange County district attorney’s office said. Darryl Keith Headrick, 60, pleaded guilty Friday to one felony count of aggravated assault on a peace officer and one misdemeanor...

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  • Charles Manson 'a pathetic, cowardly con man' who should be remembered for that alone. Reactions to his death

    Charles Manson 'a pathetic, cowardly con man' who should be remembered for that alone. Reactions to his death

    As news of Charles Manson’s death spread late Sunday, many on social media said his death should be a time to remember and mourn his victims. Michele Hanisee, president of the Assn. of Deputy District Attorneys, said in a statement that the prosecutor who put Manson behind bars “provided the most...

  • Charles Manson dead at 83

    Charles Manson dead at 83

    Mass murderer Charles Manson died Sunday at age 83, officials said, several days after being admitted to a Bakersfield hospital Related: The Manson Family: Where are they now? Manson and members of his “family” of followers were convicted of killing actress Sharon Tate and six other people during...

  • Thanksgiving is going to be a real scorcher, forecasters say

    Thanksgiving is going to be a real scorcher, forecasters say

    Angelenos can expect a hot Thanksgiving this year, with record-breaking temperatures forecast across the region. The mercury is expected to steadily rise throughout the week, with Wednesday and Thursday forecasted to be the hottest days. Forecasters predict a high of 89 degrees in downtown Los...

  • Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96

    Tennis great Pancho Segura dies at 96

    Pancho Segura, who rose from poverty to win six U.S. Pro singles and doubles championships and was one of the world's top amateur players in the 1940s and professionals in the 1950s, has died. He was 96. Segura died Saturday from complications of Parkinson's disease at his home at the Omni La Costa...

  • Single-engine plane crashes into home in San Jose

    A single-engine plane crashed into a home in San Jose on Sunday afternoon, officials said. The Cessna 172 crashed about 300 yards northwest of the Reid-Hillview Airport, a small general aviation airport, right after departing around 3 p.m., said Ian Gregor, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation...

  • Homeless man burned to death near Mission Bay

    Homeless man burned to death near Mission Bay

    Police are investigating the case of an unidentified homeless man who burned to death in a field near Mission Bay, authorities said. An off-duty California Highway Patrol officer spotted the fire on a vacant lot just north of Pacific Highway near Seaworld Drive about 11:30 p.m Friday, according...

  • Memorial services held for 2 servicemen killed overseas in World War II

    Two U.S. servicemen whose remains were identified more than six decades after they were killed overseas during World War II finally got funerals in their California hometowns. The Defense Department says Army Air Forces 1st Lt. Homer Spence and Marine Corps Reserve Assistant Cook Frank Masoni were...

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