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Inside a classroom during the UCLA murder-suicide

| If you're in a classroom and you want to keep a shooter out, but the door opens outwards, what do you do? You get inventive.

Chimney Fire burns 1,000 acres


The Chimney Fire started burning Wednesday afternoon in and near the Owens Peak and Chimney Peak wilderness areas on public land managed by the Bureau of Land Management.


Prosecutors: Gun buyer in SB massacre knew aspiring jihadists


The revelation in a court filing Tuesday says Enrique Marquez Jr. was associated with a group arrested as they tried to fly to Afghanistan to join al-Qaida.

2 dead in UCLA murder-suicide, including professor


LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said investigators had determined there was a homicide and suicide in an engineering building on the campus of UCLA Wednesday morning.


UCLA students struggled with unlocked doors during shooting


In the minutes after a fatal shooting at a UCLA engineering building, panicked students seeking a safe place to hide used belts, cords and other items to try to secure doors they said did not lock.

San Bernardino: Feds move to stop shooter's life insurance


According to the U.S. attorney, San Bernardino shooter Syed Rizwan Farook took out a pair of life insurance payments worth $275,000 leading up to the Dec. 2 attack.

Family: SoCal veteran behind Houston shooting rampage


Family members identified Army veteran Dionisio Garza III of Rancho Cucamonga as the man who opened fire Sunday, killing one person and wounding several others.

'Shield' actor convicted of 2nd-degree murder


A jury has convicted an actor who played a police officer on TV of second-degree murder in the shooting death of his wife in Los Angeles.

2 die as plane crashes in Ventura County


A plane that crashed into a Ventura County orchard on Saturday may have been in distress before the accident.