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LAPD Pursuit in South Los Angeles

Android users, if the above player does not work, please click here. Los Angeles police officers are pursuing a driver suspected of driving under the influence on Friday night in South Los Angeles. Check back for updates on this developing story.

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Officers Lend a Hand to Belgian Visitors Burglarized in Vacaville

Vacaville Police officers and Home Depot employees work on fixing up the Belgian couple’s rental car. (Credit: Vacaville Police Department) VACAVILLE — Officers and Home Depot employees helped out two Belgian visitors Friday after their rental car was broken into. In town for business, the Belgian couple had stopped at a restaurant near the Vacaville Premium Outlets on their way ...

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Authorities Rescue 1 Person On Top Car, Find Body Inside Submerged Vehicle in Victorville

A swift-water rescue in Victorville ended in the recovery of a body from a submerged vehicle, the San Bernardino Fire Department said. Authorities were called to Pebble Beach and La Paz drives for a report of vehicles swept downstream, the fire department tweeted. Authorities rescued one person who was atop a partially submerged vehicle. A rescue team then entered a vehicle ...

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Oroville Dam Spillway Reinforcement Work Continues Through Steady Rains

OROVILLE — Heading into a weekend in which storms are expected, work continues along the emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam. Helicopters continued their boulder drops from the air, as crews with trucks on the ground continued to reinforce the emergency spillway. “We’ve been working very hard to reduce the water level behind the lake,” said Bill Croyle, acting director ...

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Annual IRT Celebrity Radio Show held Friday

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – It was dinner and a show downtown Friday night with fundraising as its focus. The Indiana Roof Ballroom was packed with people for the annual IRT Celebrity Radio Show. It’s the Indiana Repertory Theatre’s annual fundraising event. A comedy play is presented as a live 1940’s radio show. It included live sound effects, audience participation and local ...

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IPL warns customers of billing payment scams

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – The Indianapolis Power & Light Company (IPL) is warning their customers about billing payment scams. IPL says they have received several reports about such scams.The company said the reports show that someone calls claiming to represent IPL, and then demands immediate payment or that electrical service will be shut off. IPL says that if they were to ...

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Local Law Enforcement Agencies Address Deportation Fears

SACRAMENTO — Stockton Police, Woodland Police and the Placer County Sheriff’s Department all responded to rumors about immigration raids in the region. The police agencies all reassured the public that ICE agents were not deporting citizens in the area. Meanwhile, La Superior Market in South Sacramento was back open after store director Luis Velasquez decided to shut down for the ...

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Man With Rifle Sparks Standoff in Oakland After Spray Painting Home

A man with a rifle who sprayed-painted graffiti on a home and a car triggered the closure of a major Bay Area highway Friday morning after residents reported gunshots near the Oakland Zoo, according the California Highway Patrol. The incident began about 9 a.m. in the 9500 block of  Las Vegas Avenue in the neighborhood of Grass Valley, according to the ...

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1 killed in Johnson Co. crash

JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. (WISH) – One person was killed in a Johnson County crash Friday evening. According to the Johnson County Dispatch, the fatal accident happened in the area near Hillside Drive and Saddle Club Road around 8:30 p.m. It is unclear at this point how many vehicles were involved in the accident. 24-Hour News 8 has a crew headed ...

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Sacramento Storms Topple Trees, Causing Power Outages, Destruction

SACRAMENTO — Things are getting back to normal after more than an hour without power at Watt Avenue and Butano Drive. Drivers weren’t so successful when they were forced to treat the intersection there as a four-way stop when the signal lights were out. Luckily the lights flashed back on as the Friday commute intensified. Aside from traffic backups, today’s ...

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Heavy Rain, Flooding Shut Down 5 Freeway in Sun Valley

The 5 Freeway is shut down on both sides in Sun Valley due to major flooding, according to the California Highway Patrol. Heavy wind and rain caused the freeway to flood at Sheldon Street and traffic is being redirected. Check back for updates on this developing story.  SIGALERT ISSUED IN SUN VALLEY: NB AND SB I-5 AT SHELDON ST. IS CLOSED FOR ...

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Detectives Investigate Deadly Attempted Robbery at Lodi Casino

LODI — Lodi detectives are at the Parkwest Casino investigating a homicide and attempted robbery. Officers arrived at the Parkwest Casino following reports of an attempted robbery to find a man dead. (Credit: Lodi Police Department) Officer Stillman of the Lodi Police Department reports that officers were responding to a call regarding an attempted robbery at the casino at 1800 ...

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Multiple cars vandalized in northwest Indianapolis neighborhood

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – An investigation is underway after multiple people reported their car windows were busted out early Friday morning. It happened in a neighborhood near 34th Street and Lafayette Road. Most of the damaged cars were parked outside homes on Eagledale Drive. The windows on those cars were shattered, but nobody reported any items missing from inside their car. ...

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Man Dies After Suffering Electrical Shock When Power Line Falls on Car in Sherman Oaks: LAFD

A man died Friday when a tree fell in Sherman Oaks, causing power lines to fall on top of a car, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. A powerful storm pounded Southern California on Feb. 17, 2017. (Credit: KTLA) The deadly incident happened about 12:43 p.m. in the 5300 block of North Sepulveda Boulevard, fire officials reported. Los Angeles Police ...

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Video Shows Powerful Storm Surge Battering Newport Beach Pier

With a powerful storm battering Southern California, lifeguards captured the storm surge moving into Newport Beach on video. Officials have warned of coastal flooding and high surf due to the storm, forecast to be the strongest in years. Some beaches have been closed. Click here to read the full story on LATimes.com.  Our @NewportBeachLG captured this video of the storm serge ...

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Commission to combat Indiana’s growing drug problem

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – A special commission set up to combat Indiana’s growing drug epidemic began work Friday. The commission to combat drug abuse met Friday morning. It was their first meeting with Indiana’s new executive director of Drug, Treatment, prevention and enforcement Jim McClelland. Governor Eric Holcomb created the position when he took office. The general assembly created the Drug ...

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75-Foot Tree Topples Onto Westwood Apartment Building Narrowly Missing Resident Laying in Bed

A 75-foot tree toppled onto an apartment in Westwood on Friday, narrowly missing a resident who was laying in bed, officials said. A tree fell on top of an apartment building in Westwood on Feb. 17, 2017. (Credit: Christine Thang) The large tree crashed through the second-story of the apartment building, located at 617 S. Kelton Ave., at about 12:14 p.m., ...

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In Case of Emergency: What To Have in Your ‘Go Bag’

WEST SACRAMENTO — Mandatory evacuations are lifted but many residents are still under a warning and should be ready to leave on short notice. After people left their homes without much more than the clothes on their backs earlier this week, officials are now recommending residents prepare a “go bag” for future emergencies. Bread and milk are staples many people ...

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Purdue space connection grows stronger than ever

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Another Purdue University graduate is heading into space, and News 18 spoke with the newly announced astronaut about how the Purdue connection in space is stronger than ever. Scott Tingle has been waiting his entire life to get the opportunity to fly into space. Once the flight crews were announced, he realized he’d be going ...

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Ten Point Coalition summoned to Muncie

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – It has been a deadly month in Muncie. On February 5,  Joseph Johnson, 38,  was shot multiple times in the 1500 block of South Pershing Drive. In the same week, police found the body of 20-year-old Zackary Farmer near a car in the 800 block of West Main Street. Then on Valentines Day, a neighbor discovered the body of Jeffery ...

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Another Foot of Snow Expected in Sierra Nevada

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Another foot of snow is expected Saturday in the Sierra Nevada, where crews spent much of the last week clearing mudslides and rock slides that had closed state highways around Lake Tahoe during the last in a series of record-breaking winter storms. The National Weather Service in Reno issued a winter weather advisory Friday through 10 ...

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SMUD Reports 65,000 Customers without Power

SACRAMENTO — SMUD reported more than 65,000 customers were experiencing an outage Friday afternoon. Power went out in some areas as early as 1 p.m., according to SMUD’s outage map, with the biggest outages in the Arden area, Carmichael and Natomas. It was not immediately known when service would be restored. See the latest from SMUD’s outage map here.

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Lafayette woman sentenced to 40 years after sexual video with child

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLF) — A Lafayette woman who pleaded guilty to a child molesting charge has been sentenced to 40 years. Jessica McCain, 23, was charged in May 2016 by Tippecanoe County prosecutors following an investigation by the Lafayette Police Department. Court documents state McCain borrowed a cellphone and when the person was reviewing its contents later, that person ...

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Northbound 101 Freeway Closed Near Ventura as Mud Floods Roadway: CHP

As heavy rain moved down into Southern California Friday afternoon, a stretch of the northbound 101 Freeway had to be shut down north of Ventura after part of the roadway became inundated with several feet of mud, CHP said. The lanes were closed at the Seacliff exit, the Ventura County Fire Department tweeted. It was not immediately clear how long the closure ...

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As police continue Delphi homicide investigation, community comes together to help

DELPHI, Ind. (WISH) — Police are now into their fourth day of the investigation into the murders of two teenage girls. A search volunteer found 14-year-old Libby German and 13-year-old Abby Williams dead Tuesday afternoon. Officers served a search warrant at a Carroll County home Thursday night but did not arrest anyone. Police won’t say what they were looking for in ...

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