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#Los Angeles

A 150-pound giant tortoise was found 'on the run' by US police

His name is Clark. Clark the tortoise.

From TheJournal.ie 'Southside Slayer' who killed 14 women tells judge "I'll be back" as he's sentenced to death Serial Killer

'Southside Slayer' who killed 14 women tells judge "I'll be back" as he's sentenced to death

Chester D. Turner is Los Angeles’ most prolific killer.

From TheJournal.ie Burst water main in Los Angeles spews almost 40 million litres of water over three hours Floods

Burst water main in Los Angeles spews almost 40 million litres of water over three hours

It also left a 5 metre hole in the Sunset Boulevard.

From TheJournal.ie Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach Los Angeles

Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach

The man was hit on the popular Venice Beach after being caught in a thunderstorm.

What the hell is E3 and why is everyone talking about it?

Here’s everything you need to know.

From The42 England outcast Ashley Cole investigated over LA attack Problems

England outcast Ashley Cole investigated over LA attack

The incident was reported on 31 May, although a source could not confirm whether or not that was the day it happened.

Woman sees the face of Jesus in her pancake on Good Friday

It was a GREAT Friday (sigh) for this Los Angeles café owner.

From TheJournal.ie Column: You cannot – and should not – fix a broken life in front of a thousand cameras Lindsay Lohan

Column: You cannot – and should not – fix a broken life in front of a thousand cameras

Lindsay Lohan’s “docu-series” on Oprah Winfrey’s channel had bombed; have we finally had enough of watching celebrities fall from grace?

From TheJournal.ie Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California High Tide

Abandoned boat with a ton of cannabis washes ashore in California

The 30-foot boat was spotted near some rocks in Malibu.

From TheJournal.ie Grandmother 'frozen alive' in hospital body bag, family claims Los Angeles

Grandmother 'frozen alive' in hospital body bag, family claims

Relatives of Maria de Jesus Arroyo are suing the hospital where it happened.

From TheJournal.ie These 10 cities are most at risk of natural disasters Duck And Cover This post contains images
From TheJournal.ie Two copies of Mein Kampf signed by Hitler sell for €47k Auction

Two copies of Mein Kampf signed by Hitler sell for €47k

Eleven people bid for the two books, which had been expected to sell for around one third of the price.

Kanye West investigated over alleged assault on teen who insulted Kim K

The 18-year-old allegedly called Kardashian a “n*gger lover”.

WATCH: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler's gas opening Golden Globes monologue

The pair hosted the awards ceremony last night for the second time.

Vin Diesel pays heartfelt tribute to late co-star Paul Walker

The actor was killed in a car crash on Saturday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fast & Furious 7' to go ahead in spite of star Paul Walker's car crash death Los Angeles

'Fast & Furious 7' to go ahead in spite of star Paul Walker's car crash death

Police in the area where the crash happened have issued a warning to fans of the franchise, who have been carrying out stunt manoeuvres near the scene.

From TheJournal.ie Paul Walker, star of 'Fast & Furious' films, killed in car crash RIP

Paul Walker, star of 'Fast & Furious' films, killed in car crash

The 40-year-old died, best known for his role as Brian O’Connor in the hugely successful movie series, died in a crash in California yesterday.

This TV news report about a rain shower will blow any Irish person's mind

“It has started drizzling a little bit!”

From TheJournal.ie Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities Wild West

Frontierland: Early photos of major US cities

Some already hold the shape of the cities they would become – some are a little grittier.

From TheJournal.ie LAX gunman charged, carried note saying he planned to kill 'multiple' agents LAX Shooting

LAX gunman charged, carried note saying he planned to kill 'multiple' agents

A prosecutor yesterday told how Paul Ciancia allegedly opened fire at “point-blank range” on Gerardo Hernandez, the first TSA agent killed since the office was created

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate motive behind LAX shooting which left one dead United States

Police investigate motive behind LAX shooting which left one dead

The lone gunman, who reportedly had a grudge against the TSA, also wounded seven people in the firing rampage.

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

From TheJournal.ie He was Ireland's most prolific filmmaker, directing 60 movies... but have you ever heard of William Desmond Taylor? Mystery Man

He was Ireland's most prolific filmmaker, directing 60 movies... but have you ever heard of William Desmond Taylor?

Born in Carlow, the filmmaker worked with the biggest stars of Hollywood’s ‘Golden Age’. His murder in 1922 made headlines all over the world, and remains unsolved to this day.

From TheJournal.ie Documentary about child abuse in Catholic church wins three Emmy awards Mea Maxima Culpa

Documentary about child abuse in Catholic church wins three Emmy awards

Mea Maxima Culpa tells the story of four deaf men who were abused by a priest at a US school in the 1960s.

From TheJournal.ie One dead, 11 hurt as car turns boardwalk into chaos Los Angeles

One dead, 11 hurt as car turns boardwalk into chaos

The car was driven by a young man and ploughed straight into a crowd on Venice Beach boardwalk.

Breaking Bad star comes out of his house to meet Irish family on holiday

Is it possible that he’s the soundest man ever? EVER?!

From TheJournal.ie LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria America

LA park evacuated after squirrel found with deadly plague bacteria

The squirrel was trapped on 16 July and test results revealed on Tuesday that the plague bacteria was present.

From TheJournal.ie Is sex addiction the real deal? Sex

Is sex addiction the real deal?

A new study suggests people with a co-called addiction may just have a particularly high libido…

5 places Ireland was hotter than today

Los Angeles, Tenerife…

From TheJournal.ie Jackson lawyers to launch case against tour promoter Michael Jackson

Jackson lawyers to launch case against tour promoter

Opening statements are due in Los Angeles today during the wrongful death trial.

From The42 10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true Collection Day

10 years after Croke Park spectacular, Special Olympics dreams still coming true

The organisation is appealing to the public to give generously on its annual collection day.

From TheJournal.ie Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert Boston Marathon

Boston Marathon blasts put world's cities on alert

British police are reviewing security plans for Sunday’s London Marathon, which is the next major international race.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Jackson heirs seek billions in damages from concert promoter Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson heirs seek billions in damages from concert promoter

Michael Jackson’s mother and children are seeking billions of dollars from tour promoters they claim says are responsible for contributing to the singer’s death in 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash Survivor

Brave nine-year-old girl climbs canyon to find help after crash

The young girl’s father died when the SUV he was driving overturned.

From TheJournal.ie Los Angeles diocese pay out €10 million to four abuse victims Child Abuse

Los Angeles diocese pay out €10 million to four abuse victims

Files released last month revealed how a Cardinal had discussed how to cover up alleged crimes. He is now at the Vatican, choosing a new pope.

From TheJournal.ie Los Angeles 'shaken by biggest quake in years' Earthquake

Los Angeles 'shaken by biggest quake in years'

The epicentre of the 4.7-magnitude quake was 11 miles southeast of Anza and about 100 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

From The42 Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid Retro Gold

Los Angeles want 1980s revival as they plan future Olympic bid

When L.A last hosted the Games, Ronald Reagan was US President, Russians boycotted and Like A Virgin topped the charts.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-LAPD officer believed dead after stand-off Most Wanted

Ex-LAPD officer believed dead after stand-off

LAPD believe the search for America’s most wanted man is now over.

From TheJournal.ie Snow slows manhunt for alleged US police killer US

Snow slows manhunt for alleged US police killer

More than 100 officers have been searching in the California mountains a disgruntled ex-police officer accused of three killings, and threatening to murder more police in a chilling online manifesto.