MALIBU, Calif. (AP) - A chase that began with a suspect firing at an off-duty FBI agent yesterday ended some 90 minutes later with his arrest on a hillside in Malibu. Police say the incident began at a fitness center parking lot in Los Angeles. The suspect then led police and California Highway Patrol officers on a weaving, high-speed chase on U.S. 101 into Malibu. He then got out of the car and ran down the brush-covered hillside.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Work crews have stopped the last of the water gushing from a 30-inch pipe near the University of California, Los Angeles some 30 hours after it burst. Los Angeles Department of Water and Power spokesman Albert Rodriguez said the pipe was shut off about 9 last night. Repairs are expected to be finished late tomorrow or early Saturday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Los Angeles police are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy after he climbed into the family car and became stuck there as temperatures outside topped 95 degrees. It happened in Sylmar Wednesday afternoon. Police say the boy's death appears to be accidental, but his parents are being interviewed.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - The first woman to referee an NBA game says she will marry her longtime female partner. Palmer will marry celebrity hair stylist Tanya Stine tomorrow in Los Angeles. In an interview with The Associated Press, Violet Palmer says she came out to her fellow NBA referees in 2007 and has not kept her sexuality a secret from her co-workers since that time.
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