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The LAPD’s ‘Controlled’ Fireworks Detonation Is Still Echoing Through South Central

As residents try to pick up the pieces, their councilman says he believes there was a 'level of negligence' on the part of police
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Video Captures the Moment Illegal Fireworks Blew Up an LAPD Vehicle in South L.A.

A controlled detonation inside a bomb squad vehicle went awry on Wednesday evening, injuring 17 people
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Last March, a Photographer Chartered a Helicopter and Captured an Invisible Crisis

Photographer Stuart Palley has spent his career shooting disasters like fires and earthquakes. COVID-19 was different
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As Wildfires Ravage the State, the Dark Side of the California Dream Slinks Out of the Shadows

Fires have always loomed large over the California landscape—both a cleansing promise and an obliterating threat. But like so much else these days, they suddenly seem out of control
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An Influencer Helped Launch the Gender Reveal Trend–Now She’s Pleading with Parents to Stop

Lifestyle blogger Jenna Karvunidis says catastrophic wildfires aren't the only reason the parties have become problematic
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‘Bong Row’ Building Owner and Occupants Hit with 300 Criminal Charges Following Blast

A downtown warehouse exploded in May, causing in a massive fire and injuring 11 firefighters

A Former Administration Official Says Trump Told FEMA to Withhold California Fire Relief Out of Spite

In a video endorsing Joe Biden, Republican Miles Taylor details the "terrifying" things he saw during his two years at the Department of Homeland Security
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Researchers Say a Big SoCal Quake Has Gotten More Likely, but Don’t Panic Yet

A new study features some scary odds, but seismologist Lucy Jones says the model isn't yet proven
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The LAFD Scrutinizes Vape Suppliers and Smoke Shops After Explosion on ‘Bong Row’

Authorities are concerned that businesses that store volatile materials aren't doing so properly
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UPDATE: Saturday’s DTLA Explosion Is the Subject of a ‘Significant’ Arson Investigation

A dozen LAFD firefighters were injured, but all are expected to survive