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Man arrested before LA Pride faces weapons, explosives charges

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| James Wesley Howell is due to be charged Tuesday after being arrested in Santa Monica over the weekend with weapons and explosive chemicals in a car he apparently drove from Indiana.

Photos: Los Angeles remembers victims of the Orlando massacre

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Just one day after Angelenos gathered to celebrate Pride Weekend in West Hollywood, a crowd gathered at City Hall to honor those killed in Sunday's attack on a gay nightclub in Orlando.

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Ex-state Sen. Ron Calderon to plead guilty, prosecutors say

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Prosecutors say that in the plea agreement filed Monday, Calderon admits accepting tens of thousands of dollars in bribes in exchange for official acts as a legislator.

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Vigils to be held in LA to honor victims of Orlando massacre

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Memorials for those who died in Saturday's attack in Orlando will take place throughout the Southern California Monday, including one at L.A.'s City Hall.

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Armed man going to LA Pride parade twice accused of gun threats

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Police in Charlestown, Indiana, say the first incident involved James Wesley Howell's boyfriend last October and the second involved a neighbor four days later.

Orlando shooting: What we know on Monday

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Police say 48 of a lone gunman's 49 victims have now been identified. The attacks struck Pulse Orlando, a gay nightclub that had been throwing a Latin Night dance party.

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Orlando shooting: Friends, family remember victims

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As the names of the victims are slowly released, friends and family members remember their loved ones. Here are stories of some of the victims.

Arrest of heavily-armed suspect in Santa Monica rattles LA Pride event

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Law enforcement officials arrested a heavily-armed suspect in Santa Monica early Sunday who told police he had been heading to L.A.'s Pride event.

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Obama: 'An attack on any American ... Is an attack on all Americans'

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President Obama said that we now know enough about the mass shooting in Orlando to say it was an "act of terror and an act of hate."

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