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Inside a classroom during the UCLA murder-suicide

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| 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

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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.

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Prosecutors: Gun buyer in SB massacre knew aspiring jihadists

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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

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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.

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UCLA students struggled with unlocked doors during shooting

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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

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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

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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

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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

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