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Gov. Newsom orders new DNA tests for inmate Kevin Cooper in 35-year-old Chino Hills murder case

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KABC) -- Gov. Gavin Newsom issued an executive order directing new DNA tests for an inmate on death row who has been in prison for nearly 40 years. Kevin Cooper, 61, was convicted of killing a Chino Hills family, including a 10-year-old daughter and an 11-year-old neighbor in 198


Teen Arrested For Alleged Smash-And-Grab Robbery

An 18-year-old resident of Pomona was arrested on suspicion commercial burglary for allegedly smashing the front window of a skateboard shop in Claremont Saturday and taking some items from the store.


Despite rains, Chino, Chino Hills, Montclair, Ontario and Upland residents asked to cut back water use

With almost a month left of winter, California’s cities have almost all met or exceeded their average rainfall for the year, meaning the state’s ot likely to slip back into drought conditions this year. And that was before this week’s rare Southern California snowfall.


Medicare step-by-step in Chino Hills

A free class on the Medicare system will be offered for those who will soon be or have recently been eligible for Medicare, 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 12 at the Chino Hills Community Center, 14250 Peyton Drive. Instruction will be Gus Arias.


Teen Breaks Into Claremont Skate Shop, Caught Wearing Stolen Merchandise: Police

Authorities managed to quickly arrest an 18-year-old who left a trail of blood after he allegedly broke into a business at the Claremont Village Square in the early hours of Saturday.


TMU Women’s Basketball Team Wins First GSAC Regular Season Title

SAN DIMAS — As of an hour before Thursday’s tip-off at Life Pacific, The Master’s University women’s basketball team hadn’t discussed at length the opportunity that lay ahead.


Two California men arrested after truck inspection turns up suspected cocaine

TOWANDA, Ill. (AP) - Two California men have been arrested after police in eastern Illinois found more than 110 pounds (50 kilograms) of suspected cocaine during a truck inspection.


Officials ID Fontana man killed in suspected DUI crash on 10 Freeway in Pomona

POMONA — Authorities Wednesday identified a passenger killed in a Pomona freeway crash that resulted in the driver’s arrest of suspicion of DUI. Zachary Munoz, 21, of Fontana died at the scene of the crash, which occurred at 12:22 a.m. Tuesday on the eastbound San Bernardino (10) Freeway near North


KTLA anchor Chris Burrous died of methamphetamine overdose during a sexual encounter, coroner says

KTLA5 weekend anchor Chris Burrous, who was found unconscious in a Glendale motel room two days after Christmas, died from an accidental methamphetamine overdose, the county coroner reported today.


Tree Crashes Through Mobile Home in Pomona, Nearly Crushing a Boy’s Bed

A family in Pomona got a scare Wednesday night when a large tree came crashing through the roof of their mobile home. Mihuver Reyes said he was watching TV around 10:30 p.m. when he heard a loud cracking sound outside the home in the 200 block of East Foothill Boulevard.


Los Angeles County attempted-homicide suspect captured in Mexico, turned over in San Ysidro

A fugitive suspected of shooting a man during an apparent carjacking attempt in Los Angeles County last year was arrested Wednesday at the San Ysidro port of entry after he was captured by Mexican authorities south of the border, officials said.


Ex-AP California Capital Reporter Steve Lawrence Dead at 71

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Steve Lawrence, a California government reporter who covered a major capital corruption scandal and governors from Ronald Reagan to Arnold Schwarzenegger during a nearly four-decade career with The Associated Press, died Friday.


Claremont police investigating armed robbery on Padua Avenue

Claremont police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred in the driveway of a home on the 3500 block of Padua Avenue Friday afternoon. According to police, the victim was in her friend's driveway when two male suspects wearing hoodies approached her with guns and stole her purse.


Tortoise, German shepherd buddies coaxed from their backyard tunnel in Southern California

A tortoise and a German shepherd were helped out of a tunnel by Fontana firefighters, after the critter couple had dug the hole in the backyard of a Fontana home. “This is a tunnel the tortoise has been working on for a while,” San Bernardino County fire spokesman Eric Sherwin said. “The relationshi


Animals Keep Getting Stuck in Southern California

A cat in a cinder block wall? How about a tortoise underneath a house? A cougar in a tree? Believe it or not, animals continue to get stuck all across Southern California, and in almost every place you could imagine. Luckily a few locals have been there to help these critters get loose and out of a


Student engineers learn art of bridge building at Ayala High

A first-year engineering teacher did not have to look far for a project for his students at Ayala High. Pedestrian and traffic concerns have been long-standing at the Chino Hills school located at 14255 Peyton Drive.


Similar to hurricanes, California storms now ranked by their own ‘Cat’-like scale

Remember the series of winter storms we experienced mid-January? It was the result of an “atmospheric river” driving a series of Pacific storms onshore. Now there is a new scale to characterize strength and impacts of atmospheric river type storms, just like hurricanes. The scale is useful because a


Pilot Of Deadly Crash In Yorba Linda Warned Of Bad Weather Before Takeoff

SANTA ANA (CBSLA) – The 75-year-old pilot of a small plane that crashed into a Yorba Linda home on Feb. 3, killing him and four people in the house, was cautioned before takeoff by an air traffic controller at Fullerton Airport of “deteriorating weather,” according to a preliminary report from the N


Managing our flood of storm water

Images of locally swollen rivers and reservoirs, snow-capped mountains and flooded streets have been a common sight over the past few weeks. At one point last week, the normally dry riverbeds leading to the San Antonio Dam from the San Gabriel Mountains became a rushing torrent of water headed south


The Top 6 Destinations In Baja California, Mexico

By Fathom | When a place has earned its spot on our Top Places to Travel in 2019, you know it’s good. The Baja California Peninsula has clear blue waters, fresh design, and seriously good guacamole.