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Oakland officer fatally shoots man who attacked her with metal chain

A police officer in Oakland shot and killed a man Thursday after he attacked her several times with a metal bicycle chain, authorities said.

It was the fourth fatal shooting by Oakland police this year.

Shortly before 7 a.m., an officer responded to the 200 block of MacArthur Boulevard where a person reported being assaulted in a garage, according to the Oakland Police Department.

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City analysts: Olympic Village may 'significantly exceed' cost estimate

A new report from city analysts raises concerns about Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's plan to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, pointing to missing budgetary details and questioning the feasibility and cost of building a downtown Olympic village for 17,000 athletes.

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Earthquake: 3.3 quake strikes near Rio Dell, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.3 earthquake was reported Thursday evening seven miles from Rio Dell, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 6:07 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 13.7 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was 12 miles from Fortuna, 23 miles from Eureka and 24 miles from Bayside.

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Manson family member Bruce Davis found eligible for parole

Bruce Davis, an associate of Charles Manson who was convicted in two of the nine killings tied to the cult, was found Thursday to be eligible for parole, corrections officials said.

The finding is now subject to a 120-day review and could still be blocked by Gov. Jerry Brown, according to a statement released by the state corrections department.

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Los Angeles City Council delays vote on bid for 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles City Council members delayed a decision Wednesday on whether the city should pursue the chance to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, saying they needed more time to review extensive plans for the proposed multibillion-dollar event that Mayor Eric Garcetti detailed publicly for the first time this week.

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Bison attack: Man 'played dead' to escape after being gored

Bleeding and flat on the ground, Chris Baker tried to play dead in hopes the huge bison that had just gored him would lose interest and wander off.

The animal sniffed, snorted and stood over Baker before finally trotting off. Baker pulled himself to his feet and staggered along a trail near Tower Peak on Catalina Island, looking for help.

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