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  • 3 Injured After Weapon Discharges During Red Ribbon Week Event At Chino Elementary School

    CHINO (CBSLA.com) — Three students were injured Wednesday after a weapon accidentally discharged during a safety presentation at an elementary school in Chino. The incident took place at 11:40 a.m. at Newman Elementary School, which is located at 4150 Walnut Ave. The Chino Police Department was giving a safety presentation for Red Ribbon Week when a firearm accidentally was discharged, police said. No one suffered gunshot wounds but two students were transported to local hospitals with minor lacerations. A third student was assessed and released to his parents, according to officials. No other details were immediately released.
  • LA kids' TV show host 'Sheriff' John Rovick dies

    10/07/2012 12:54:25 AM PDT · by I Drive Too Fast · 43 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | Oct. 6, 2012 | The Associated Press
    LOS ANGELES -- The host of a cartoon show known as "Sheriff John" to children in Los Angeles throughout the 1950s and 60s has died. John Rovick died Saturday in Boise, Idaho after a brief illness, his former station, KTTV-TV, told The Associated Press. He was 93. For nearly two decades, Rovick hosted a cartoon show that earned him an Emmy award for outstanding children's program.
  • Tony Scott, Director of 'Top Gun,' Dies in Apparent Suicide

    08/19/2012 9:31:36 PM PDT · by I Drive Too Fast · 22 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 08/19/2012 | By Tim Molloy & Sharon Waxman | The Wrap – 10 minutes ago
    Director Tony Scott died in an apparent suicide Sunday by jumping off the Vincent Thomas Bridge near Long Beach, Calif. He was 68. Los Angeles County Coroner Lt. Joe Bell told TheWrap that investigators had identified the deceased, Anthony David Scott of Beverly Hills, as the director and producer. The British-born "Top Gun" and "Crimson Tide" director was also the brother and producing partner of director Ridley Scott. The U.S. Coast Guard told The Daily Breeze that a suicide note was found inside Scott's black Toyota Prius, which was parked on one of the eastbound lanes of the bridge. Officials...
  • Sylvester Stallone's son found dead

    07/13/2012 5:10:46 PM PDT · by I Drive Too Fast · 46 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 07/13/2012 | Emily Smith and Ian Mohr
    The son of Sylvester Stallone has been found dead in his Hollwood home. Sage Moonblood Stallone, 36, was found dead this afternoon at an apartment, his attorney confirmed to The New York Post Sage’s attorney George Braunstein said Sage was found a couple hours ago in his home. He told The Post: “I have just gotten a report that he was found dead at his home.”
  • Disneyland suspicious package threat cleared; student was playing game

    03/03/2012 1:24:33 PM PST · by I Drive Too Fast · 17 replies
    ANAHEIM, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspicious package threat at Disneyland was cleared on Saturday after police deemed the item as harmless. Anaheim police said the item turned out to be a rolled-up piece of paper with some kind of message.