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In actual Asiana crash news...
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The four pilots of the Asiana jet that crash-landed in San Francisco are being treated for psychological trauma and injuries caused by the accident, South Korean officials said Wednesday.
The Land, Infrastructure and Transport Ministry officials said the pilots have been hospitalized following medical checkups after returning home over the weekend.
Asiana Flight 214 crashed July 6 at San Francisco International Airport, killing three and injuring dozens.
The pilots underwent questioning by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board and South Korean investigators while in the United States.
South Korean officials plan to conduct a separate interview with them. The ministry officials said that could begin as early as Friday if the doctors allow it.
The officials gave no further details and spoke on condition of anonymity, citing department rules.
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And the apology...
UPDATE: NTSB intern confirmed Asiana Flight 214 pilot names to Bay Area TV station.
IN ACTUAL NEWS...
VIEW PHOTOS OF THE SFO CRASH
Police confirm one on the girls killed at SFO was hit by a fire truck.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the two Chinese teenagers killed in the Asiana Airlines disaster was struck by a fire truck while she was covered by firefighting foam, a new detail that raised the possibility she may have survived the crash only to die in its chaotic aftermath.
It wasn't clear, however, whether Ye Meng Yuan, 16, was already dead or whether she was alive after Saturday's crash.
Authorities were still trying to determine the cause of death, and
Police said the teenager was on the ground and covered in foam that rescuers had sprayed on the burning wreckage of Flight 214. When the truck moved while battling the flames, rescuers discovered her body in the tire track, police spokesman Albie Esparza said.
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UPDATE - Hawthorne Police Department tells KFI's Steve Gregory it has received death threats following the shooting of a dog near a crime scene on Sunday. Investigators are reviewing multiple videos of the incident, one of which was shown to Steve.
Listen to some of Steve's interview with Hawthorne Police Lt. Scott Swain:
WILLOWBROOK (CNS) - A man suspected of shooting a
A probation officer was also slightly wounded in the shooting, which took place around Tuesday in a house in the 2200 block of East 117th Street near the Glen Anderson (105) Freeway and the border with
The shooting came around 13 hours after an ambush attack in the Mid-City area that left two LAPD detectives slightly wounded.
Lt. Joe Bale of the coroner's office said the man was identified as Howard Michael Carl Partee, 33, of Willowbrook. Bale said an autopsy had not been conducted, and it was not clear if he committed suicide or was shot.
At a news conference this afternoon, LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said anti- gang officers from the
The wounded LAPD officer ``is in stable but very serious condition at a local hospital,'' Beck said.
``I visited him last night, I visited him this morning,'' Beck said. ``He was struck in the jaw area. It is gonna be an extensive recovery period for him, but we expect him to recover.''
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This is going on in my home state...
The tourist town of
Fire spokesman Penny Bertram says officials rate the chances of saving the town of about 400 full-time residents as "low to moderate."
Bertram says the hot, dry and windy weather along with large stands of beetle-killed trees are causing extreme fire behavior. While most fires actively burn four hours a day, this one is burning for 12.
The fictional Griswold family camped in South Fork in 1983's "National Lampoon's Vacation."
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A $15,000 reward was offered Friday, June 14, leading to the arrest and conviction of the “Luger Bandit,” wanted in five bank robberies in three counties.
FBI agents and Inland authorities have tied the armed man to three bank robberies in Corona, Mira Loma and Fontana, according to the FBI. He’s also wanted in an attempted robbery in San Dimas and a robbery in Granada Hills.
Bank of America and Wells Fargo offered the award for information and specific criteria in each robbery.
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El Paso County sheriff Terry Maketa said Monday that local, state and federal investigators are ``zeroing in on the point of origin'' of the Black Forest Fire near Colorado Springs. It's 75 percent contained.
Nearly 500 homes have been lost in the fire and two people who were trying to flee were found dead in the rubble.
The investigation is one reason authorities have been hesitant to let people back to the area hit hardest by the fire. Firefighters are also working to put out hot spots. Maketa said residents could be temporarily allowed back as early as Tuesday.
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Teams got help Sunday from the weather as steady rain moved through the densely wooded
"Every bit of rain helps the crews mop up. It's just adding another nail in the coffin," fire spokesman Brandon Hampton said.
Nearly 500 homes have been burned by the 22-square-mile fire, which is 65 percent contained. Crews hope to have it fully under control by Thursday.
With evacuees anxious to return, crews are digging up and extinguishing hot spots, labor-intensive work that's needed because extremely dry grass and trees could quickly ignite.
Even though the fire was no longer active enough on Sunday to produce a large smoke plume,
Additionally, the death of two unidentified people trying to flee the fire was still being investigated. Maketa said he was in no rush to have people return to an area that, at least for now, was still being considered a crime scene.
"I'm not going to compromise the evidence by allowing people in too soon," he said.
Some evacuees outside the burn area have been allowed back home. Those with property in the burn area have returned with escorts to check on their property or to pick up items, but Maketa said some were then refusing to leave once they were done. He urged fire victims to cooperate or risk being arrested.
Trudy Dawson, 59, was at work when the fire broke out Tuesday and quickly spread in record-breaking heat and strong winds. Her 25-year-old daughter, Jordan, who was on her way from
With only 30 minutes to evacuate, she only had time to find a family cat and to open a corral gate so the horses could flee.
Jordan and two adult siblings went to the property the next day with a sheriff's escort and found the horses, unhurt, standing in their corral.
"It was just skeletons of vehicles and ash everywhere. It's haunting. It looks like it's right out of a horror movie," Jordan Dawson said.
It's unknown what sparked the blaze, but investigators believe it was human-caused and have asked for help from the state and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives as they sift through the ash.
It's only a few miles away from the state's second most destructive wildfire, the Waldo Canyon Fire, which burned last summer.
The memory of that fire may have made residents especially appreciative of firefighters. About 1,000 people turned out to line the road and cheer firefighters as they returned from lines Saturday night, fire spokesman Brandon Hampton said.
Some of the aircraft used to fight the Black Forest Fire and other
Crews were closer to containing other wildfires that broke out around the same time as