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  • The horses of Fukushima were ordered slaughtered after the nuclear disaster, but one rancher resists

    The horses of Fukushima were ordered slaughtered after the nuclear disaster, but one rancher resists
    The 2011 Fukushima disaster spelled doom for the region's horses, ordered to slaughter after they were exposed to radiation. But in a new documentary, one stubborn rancher resists... Horses are part of a thousand-year tradition at Fukushima, the...
  • Radiation leak forces closure at New Mexico waste burial site

    Radiation leak forces closure at New Mexico waste burial site
    The Energy Department suspended normal operations for a fourth day at its New Mexico burial site for defense nuclear waste after a radiation leak inside salt tunnels where the material is buried. Officials at the site, known as the Waste Isolation Pilot...
  • Energy Department probes radioactive leak at New Mexico nuclear dump

    The U.S. Energy Department said Tuesday it had opened an investigation into a leak of radioactive materials at a nuclear burial site near Carlsbad, N.M. The department shut down normal operations last week at its Waste Isolation Pilot Plant after...
  • Edison's San Onofre PR: Readers aren't buying it

    Southern California Edison wants you to feel (and help pay for) its pain in shutting down the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station. Judging by the letters we've received so far in reaction to Edison's full-page ad in Monday's Times saying as much,...
  • Metrolink train hits, kills man near Northridge station

     
    A Metrolink train struck and killed a man just east of the Northridge station, officials say....
  • Fred Willard, Nick Stahl arrested by same LAPD vice unit

     
    The same undercover Los Angeles Police Department unit that arrested actor Fred Willard at an adult movie theater earlier this year also took into custody actor Nick Stahl during a sting in Hollywood on Thursday. Stahl was arrested on suspicion......
  • Two charged in crash that killed 90-year-old woman in wheelchair

     
    Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged two men with murder after a car slammed into a van while street racing in West Covina on Christmas, killing a 90-year-old woman in a wheelchair and injuring her son. Vincent Lopez, 30, and......
  • Father and girlfriend arrested in death of girl, 4

     
    A father and his girlfriend are in custody in the alleged killing of the man’s 4-year-old daughter in San Bernardino County. Robert Greer, 21, and Bianca Stanch, 19, of Adelanto are being held without bail in connection with death of......
  • 8 U.S. sailors sue Japanese firm over radiation from nuclear meltdown

     
    Eight sailors from the Coronado-based carrier Ronald Reagan are suing the Tokyo Electric Power Co. for allegedly lying about the danger from radiation caused by the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant, according to Bloomberg News. The ship was...
  • More frosty weather and rain expected this weekend

     
    Keep your gloves and umbrellas out because more chilly weather and rain are expected for the last weekend of 2012, the National Weather Service says. Cold temperatures experienced throughout the region Thursday night and Friday morning were due to low.......
  • Two killed when car crashes into bus stop in Riverside

     
    Two people were killed and two were hospitalized in critical condition after a car crashed into a bus stop near a Riverside mall, police said. The victims were thought to be an adult and a child, police said. The cause......
  • San Diego mother pleads guilty to drowning autistic son

     
    Just minutes after she drowned her 4-year-old autistic son in the family bathtub, Patricia Corby drove to the neighborhood police station in San Diego with his lifeless body wrapped in a blanket and admitted what she had done, police said.......