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Pedestrian fatally struck by three hit-and-run drivers in Fullerton

A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Fullerton Monday morning.The crash was first reported at around 1:30 a.m. at the intersection of Southgate Avenue and S. Harbor Boulevard. When Fullerton Police Department officers arrived at the scene they found one man lying in the street, suffering several serious injuries. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead. As a result of the ongoing investigation, FPD officers closed Harbor Boulevard in both directions between Hill and Knepp Avenues until around 5:45 a.m.Later Monday morning, authorities revealed that the suspect was not only struck by one hit-and-run driver, but three separate drivers.He was reportedly pushing a shopping cart through the crosswalk on the northern part of the intersection when he was struck by a white Dodge Charger, who had a green light. That driver did not stop.A second vehicle, a black Jeep Wrangler, also hit the man just seconds later. That driver also failed to stop. And again a few minutes later, the driver of a white, two-door Honda Civic did not stop after the man was hit for a third time. Authorities were unable to provide any suspect information. 
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Takeovers hit streets of Compton overnight

A growing trend continued to plague the streets of Compton overnight, as hundreds of spectators and dozens of vehicles flooded intersections for illegal street takeovers. According to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Compton station, there were several takeovers in multiple locations, including at Central Avenue and Caldwell Street. Footage from the scene showed much of the same -- dangerous driving that included doughnuts and burnouts with spectators standing in the middle of the intersection, fireworks and laser pointers and blocked traffic.Authorities also disclosed that despite initial reports of a beating, which left one man lying unconscious in the street, they did not learn of any such incident or any injuries resulting from the incidents. They continued to note that deputies and Los Angeles Police Department officers were able to break up several takeovers before they were able to begin. No arrests were made at any of the locations. 
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Second Alarm fire burns three abandoned buildings in Downey

Several fire departments were engaged with a multi-building, Second Alarm fire in Downey Monday morning. The fire broke out just before 2:30 a.m., and quickly spread from the first, fully-involved building before spreading to a pair of adjacent structures in the immediate area on Erickson Avenue and Consuelo Street.All of the buildings were reportedly abandoned. As firefighters battled the fire, four different departments assisted in containment including Downey Fire Department, Los Angeles County Fire Department, Santa Fe Springs, Fire Department and Compton Fire Department. The cause of the blaze was not immediately known and no injuries had yet been reported. 

Angels Manager Phil Nevin Speaks Out After Wild Brawl With Mariners

Tensions between the Los Angeles Angels and the Seattle Mariners finally boiled over Sunday afternoon at Angel Stadium. Both of the American League West teams cleared their benches and bullpens in the second inning of their series finale after Jesse Winker took an Andrew Wantz fastball to the hip. Wantz’s beaning appeared pretty deliberate, as it came in wake of players on both sides having their towers buzzed dating back to Friday’s opener.

Jesse Winker Only Apologizing For One Thing After Angels-Mariners Brawl

Jesse Winker had a parting message for Halos fans after the Mariners and the Angels brawled Sunday afternoon. Winker was partly responsible for the American League West teams clearing their benches and going at it at Angel Stadium. The Seattle outfielder was on the painful end of a seemingly intentional beaning, which came after players on both teams nearly were struck in the head on high-and-inside pitches dating back to Friday.
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Mariners-Angels brawl: Punches thrown, eight ejections made as Jesse Winker hit by pitch leads to heated fight

A brawl -- an actual brawl, not one where a bunch of players stand around kind of shoving -- erupted between the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels Sunday in Anaheim. There were a decent number of punches thrown and lots of drama that meant baseball didn't resume for quite a while. Eventually, there were eight ejections -- six players and both managers.

Angels pitcher Raisel Iglesias launches sunflower seeds to end insane Mariners brawl

Things got all kinds of weird during Sunday’s game between the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels. After Mariners outfielder Jesse Winker was plunked on the rear end by Angels pitcher Andrew Wantz, the benches cleared in Anaheim, resulting in a wild brawl that saw several punches thrown. The Angels didn’t appear to be thrilled that Mariners pitcher Erik Swanson threw at Mike Trout the night before, and the apparent retaliation set both benches off. After the fight ended and both sides had retreated to their dugouts, Angels reliever Raisel Iglesias was not ready to let sleeping dogs lie. He grabbed an...
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Kura Sushi introduces delivery robots, self-order, self-checkout

Kura Sushi USA, an Irvine, California based Japanese restaurant that features a revolving sushi service, has announced delivery robots, self checkout and self-order beverage ordering, according to a press release. The technology will be introduced to all the company's 37 restaurants. Once the waitstaff receives a notification about a party's...

AIME on Tour – attendees offer their backing

Brokers recently gathered for AIME on Tour in Anaheim, Calif., one in a series of happy hour networking events to connect Association of Independent Mortgage Experts (AIME) independent mortgage brokers and wholesale mortgage professionals. Mortgage Professional America interviewed some attendees to gauge their mood amid a high-rate environment that has yielded added challenges to the industry.

Man allegedly beaten during South LA street takeover

LOS ANGELES - A man accused of lighting fireworks close to a crowd during an illegal street takeover in Willowbrook was allegedly beaten by spectators. The violent street takeover occurred at the intersection of East 135th Street and Avalon Boulevard in South LA’s Willowbrook neighborhood. Officials said it’s one of several intersections police responded to due to a series of illegal street takeovers Sunday night into early Monday morning.