LOS ANGELES (AP) - A minor earthquake has shaken western areas of Los Angeles. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor occurred at 8:16 p.m. yesterday. The quake was centered 1 mile southeast of Marina del Rey at a depth of 6 miles. Residents reporting on the USGS community response Internet page characterize the intensity as weak to light.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured yesterday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says the Hollywood division officers were responding to a call when the collision occurred.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The mother of two toddlers who were found wandering filthy and alone in South Los Angeles has pleaded not guilty to child abuse and other charges. 32-year-old Sidnicka Wilson was arrested Wednesday, two days after her two sons, one about 18 months old and the other about 3 years old, were spotted near the family's apartment. The children are now in county custody.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae, a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92. MacRae's granddaughter, Allison Mullavey, told The Associated Press she died Thursday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. MacRae, who had dementia but was otherwise in good health, had been hospitalized for a minor surgical procedure.
Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.