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Masked gunman kills employee at El Monte Jack in the Box

A masked man shot and killed a Jack in the Box employee during a robbery attempt in El Monte on Friday night, authorities said. 

The suspect entered the Jack in the Box in the 9200 block of Flair Drive about 7:30 p.m., said Deputy Ryan Rouzan, a spokesman for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.  The suspect jumped over the front counter in what police believe was an attempt to rob the restaurant.

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LAPD investigating fatal shooting at downtown apartment complex

One man was shot and killed and another person seriously wounded at a downtown apartment complex Saturday afternoon, police said.

The Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of shots fired about 2:15 Saturday at the Gas Company Lofts building in the 800 block of South Flower Street, said Officer Mike Lopez, a spokesman for the LAPD.

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Simone Schaller, Olympic hurdler in 1932 and '36, dies at 104

Simone Schaller, an American hurdler who competed at the 1932 and 1936 Summer Games and was believed to be the oldest living Olympian, has died.

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Glendale approves $11.1 million increases for police, but there's a catch

The Glendale City Council has signed off on three years of salary increases for police officers, culminating nearly five months of negotiations between the city and the union whose members had gone six years without a raise.

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Even with drought, a California river will begin flowing year-round for the first time in 60 years

 A decade ago, environmentalists and the federal government agreed to revive a 150-mile stretch of California's second-longest river, an ambitious effort aimed at allowing salmon again to swim up to the Sierra Nevada foothills to spawn.

A major milestone is expected by the end of the month, when the U.S.

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Fraternities and sororities at Berkeley ban parties amid sexual assault allegations

Fraternities and sororities at UC Berkeley have taken a bold stance against sexual violence, voluntarily banning all parties following reports of two sexual assaults last week at off-campus frat functions.

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