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Off-duty LAPD officer killed in motorcycle crash in Porter Ranch

An off-duty LAPD officer on a motorcycle was killed in a traffic collision in Porter Ranch on Thursday evening, police said.

The officer, who was not identified, was taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries, said Officer Norma Eisenman, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department.

The collision was reported just before 7 p.m. near the intersection of Tampa Avenue and Chatsworth Street.

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Girl struck by car as she walked to 'unsafe' school bus stop awarded $36.1 million by San Bernardino jury

Every morning on her way to first grade at Bonnie Oehl Elementary School in Highland, Isabella Sanchez crossed a residential street mid-block to catch her bus.

One morning about two months into the 2012 school year, she dashed across and was struck by a car. She flew 70 feet into the air, her attorney said, before landing on the pavement and going into cardiac arrest several times.

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LAPD union sues Chief Charlie Beck, city over complaint forms

Frustrated that the Los Angeles Police Department won’t warn people that knowingly filing false complaints against officers is against state law, the union representing the LAPD’s rank and file is taking the matter to court.

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Woman barges into Kardashians' WeHo boutique with gun, returns later with 14-inch machete

A woman barged into the Kardashians’ clothing boutique in West Hollywood on Thursday, pulling out a revolver and pointing it at the sales staff before returning later with a machete.

About 11:30 a.m., the woman entered Dash, pointed a handgun at an employee and shouted, “Stay away from Cuba,” according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

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Milo Yiannopoulos plans to speak at Cal State Fullerton despite protests and criticism

Conservative firebrand Milo Yiannopoulos will speak at Cal State Fullerton on Oct. 31, the campus' College Republicans chapter announced amid an attempt to block the appearance.

A petition on the website change.org asking Cal State Fullerton administrators to block the speech has drawn nearly 5,000 signatures.

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LAX gets dismal passenger satisfaction ranking while John Wayne Airport wins high marks

Los Angeles International Airport came in second-to-last among 18 mega airports in a passenger satisfaction study released Thursday, while John Wayne Airport in Orange County ranked highest among large airports in the United States.

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