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Crash involving nearly a dozen cars closes 10 Freeway in West Covina

A crash involving multiple vehicles triggered the closure of the westbound 10 Freeway in West Covina on Tuesday morning.

The crash was reported at 4:54 a.m. near Holt Avenue and involved at least five vehicles, according to the California Highway Patrol. All westbound lanes were closed and a SigAlert was issued.

One lane was reopened around 6 a.m.

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Brush fire contained in La Cañada Flintridge

Fire crews responded Monday night to a brush fire in La Cañada Flintridge that was surrounded before it could cause major damage.

The call came in about 9 p.m. when flames, covering about a half-acre, were spotted behind a YMCA, said Inspector Joey Marron of the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

The flames were moving uphill toward some structures.

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Car crashes into South L.A. bus stop; 1 person killed, others badly injured

A hit-and-run driver caused an accident Monday evening that left one person dead and two others critically injured at a bus stop in South Los Angeles, L.A. police said.

The chain-reaction incident occurred near 449 W. 54th Street, in the Vermont Square neighborhood, according to Erik Scott, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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O.C. man gets 30 years for trying to join Islamic State; judge says his calls for martyrdom made him 'dangerous'

A man convicted of conspiring to help Islamic State militants after he was caught as he attempted to board a plane to the Middle East was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday.

U.S. District Judge David O. Carter said Nader Elhuzayel’s repeated calls for martyrdom in his communications made him “especially dangerous.”

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A rock fest has Joshua Tree up in arms

Good morning. It is Tuesday, Sept. 27. Californians will be allowed to break car windows if they see an animal trapped inside on a hot day. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State:


Hot in here

As of Monday, the L.A. Unified School District had almost 700 unresolved complaints about broken or inefficient air conditioners.

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Fire breaks out in Santa Cruz Mountains; homes threatened

A fire that started Monday afternoon in the Santa Cruz Mountains is spreading rapidly and has claimed at least one structure, while threatening hundreds of others, authorities and local media reported.

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