Dan Whitcomb

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First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 2 reports

Destructive California wildfire burns on as weather heats up

By Dan Whitcomb (Reuters) - Crews fighting a California wildfire that has destroyed 10 homes and charred 28 square miles of forest land have made progress, but officials said on Monday the return of high temperatures and low humidity could fuel a new ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Man commits suicide outside Silicon Valley courthouse

6:12 p.m. CDT(Reuters) - A man shot himself to death outside a courthouse in California's Silicon Valley on Monday and authorities were investigating what prompted the suicide, a police spokesman said.The man, who was not immediately identified, shot ... [Published WSAU-AM - 3 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Huge California mudslide may have been triggered by drought

Reuters  –(Reuters) - California's three-year drought might have triggered Mount Shasta's worst mudslide in two decades which damaged hiking trails and forced two roads to close over the weekend, a national park spokeswoman said on Monday.Mud and debris ... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 7 hours ago]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

L.A. pulls 'unacceptable' ads for Fox TV show from buses

By By | Reuters  –By Dan WhitcombLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles transit officials have pulled posters for a new Fox television network off nearly 200 buses after deeming the language used to describe actress Octavia Spencer's character inappropriate, ... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 19 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

Crews hope break in weather will aid fight against California wildfire

(Reuters) - Crews hoped to take advantage of improved weather conditions on Friday to stop a raging Northern California wildfire before it claims 12,000 homes in the path of the flames that have already charred nearly 120 square miles of drought-parched ... [Published Reuters - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 5 reports

JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing At California Airport, Four Hurt

By Clip Syndicate An airport spokeswoman said, at least four people were injured on Thursday when a JetBlue plane made an emergency landing at the airport in Long Beach, California, on Thursday and passengers evacuated by slides. Long Beach Airport spokeswoman ... [Published IT Business Net - Sep 19 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 19 2014 - 1 reports

New evacuations ordered as raging California wildfire doubles in size

By Dan WhitcombLOS ANGELES (Reuters) - More residents of Northern California mountain communities were told to leave their homes on Thursday after an out-of-control wildfire doubled in size overnight, scorching more than 100 square miles of drought-parched ... [Published News.net - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

New evacuations ordered in face of raging California wildfire

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Authorities issued new evacuation orders on Thursday for Northern California mountain communities after an out-of-control wildfire doubled in size overnight, scorching more than 100 square miles of drought-parched timber and brush. ... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

San Francisco puts earthquake warning signs on buildings

(Reuters) - The city of San Francisco stepped up the pressure on property owners who fail to comply with seismic retrofitting regulations this week, posting large, red and white warning signs on the buildings to make the violations public.The move comes ... [Published Reuters - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 12 2014 - Updated Sep 12 2014 - 2 reports

Los Angeles Issues 'Heat Alert' As Temperatures Soar

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Los Angeles health officials on Friday issued a special "heat alert" for this weekend, urging residents to take special precautions with temperatures expected to soar into triple digits across the region. ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 12 2014]
First reported Sep 02 2014 - Updated Sep 03 2014 - 2 reports

Girl who fatally shot Arizona gun instructor said weapon was too powerful

By By | Reuters  –By David SchwartzPHOENIX (Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl who fatally shot a gun range instructor with an Uzi submachine gun last week told her mother immediately afterward that the weapon was too much for her to handle and had hurt her ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 02 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 30 2014 - 2 reports

Family of instructor killed at Arizona gun range does not blame girl

By Dan Whitcomb(Reuters) - The ex-wife and children of an Arizona gun range instructor shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl using an Uzi submachine gun do not blame the child and plan on reaching out to her family, according to a TV interview broadcast ... [Published Bayou Buzz - Aug 29 2014]

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Destructive California wildfire burns on as wea... [Published DailyMe.Com - 3 hours ago]
Man commits suicide outside Silicon Valley cour... [Published WSAU-AM - 3 hours ago]
Destructive California wildfire burns on as wea... [Published Bayou Buzz - 3 hours ago]
Huge California mudslide may have been triggere... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - 7 hours ago]
L.A. pulls 'unacceptable' ads for Fox TV show f... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 19 2014]
Crews hope break in weather will aid fight agai... [Published Reuters - Sep 19 2014]
JetBlue Flight Makes Emergency Landing At Calif... [Published IT Business Net - Sep 19 2014]
JetBlue flight makes emergency landing at Calif... [Published Bayou Buzz - Sep 18 2014]
New evacuations ordered as raging California wi... [Published News.net - Sep 18 2014]
JetBlue flight makes emergency landing at Calif... [Published Yahoo! Finance - Sep 18 2014]
UPDATE 1-JetBlue flight makes emergency landing... [Published Reuters - Sep 18 2014]
JetBlue flight makes emergency landing at Calif... [Published Reuters - Sep 18 2014]
New evacuations ordered in face of raging Calif... [Published South Florida Sun-Sentinel - Sep 18 2014]
San Francisco puts earthquake warning signs on ... [Published Reuters - Sep 16 2014]
Crews battle 11 major California wildfires amid... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 15 2014]
Contractor dies in Chevron pipeline accident of... [Published Yahoo! India - Sep 14 2014]
U.S. Navy calls off search for pilot in Pacific... [Published Reuters - Sep 14 2014]
Crews battle out-of-control wildfire as Souther... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Sep 13 2014]
Los Angeles Issues 'Heat Alert' As Temperatures... [Published DailyMe.Com - Sep 12 2014]
Support for death penalty hits 50-year low in C... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Sep 12 2014]
California mountain lion shot dead confirmed as... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 12 2014]
Los Angeles issues 'heat alert' as temperatures... [Published Town Hall - Sep 12 2014]
Snake, seven-foot-long, found lurking near Cali... [Published Town Hall - Sep 09 2014]
Pilot killed at Reno Air Races, scene of 2011 c... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Sep 09 2014]
Missing autistic boy, six, stumbles into Califo... [Published Town Hall - Sep 08 2014]
California blue whales, once nearly extinct, ba... [Published Philly.com - Sep 08 2014]
Yosemite National Park wildfire burns four squa... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Sep 08 2014]
Escaped albino cobra gets new home at Los Angel... [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Sep 05 2014]
California sued over pepper-spray death of ment... [Published Yahoo! News - Sep 05 2014]
Two California judges censured for sex in chambers [Published Town Hall - Sep 03 2014]
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Justice Department says L.A. County jails faili... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 06 2014]
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The Department of Justice has determined that Los Angeles County's jails violate the Constitution by failing to provide adequate mental health services to suicidal inmates, the latest black mark to the ... ...
'Godfather of ecstasy' Alexander Shulgin dies a... [Published Yahoo! Health News - Jun 03 2014]
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Alexander Shulgin, who over the course of 40 years of scientific research created some 200 psychedelic compounds, earning the nickname "Godfather of ecstasy" for his pioneering work with the drug,... ...
Sriracha hot sauce plant owner vows to stay in ... [Published Yahoo! Health News - May 12 2014]
By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The maker of the popular Sriracha hot pepper sauce does not intend to move his factory out of California, despite complaints over the smell that have prompted local officials to consider declaring it a publ... ...
Oil Spill From Ship Collision Closes 65-Mile St... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Feb 24 2014]
A 65-mile (105-km) stretch of the lower Mississippi River, including the Port of New Orleans, remained closed on Sunday night while crews cleaned up oil that spilled when a barge was hit by another vessel, according to the U.S. Coast Guard. The collision ...
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