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Second man arrested in rapper Mac Miller overdose investigation

Sep 25 2019

LOS ANGELES An Arizona man has been arrested on drug and weapons charges as part of an investigation into the 2018 overdose death of rapper Mac Miller, police said on Wednesday, the second person apprehended in connection with the high profile case.

Trump says EPA to issue notice to San Francisco on homeless

Sep 19 2019

LOS ANGELES U.S. President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will issue a notice in less than a week to the city of San Francisco over its homelessness problem and attendant pollution.

Cars front man Ric Ocasek died while recovering from surgery: family

Sep 16 2019

LOS ANGELES Cars front man Ric Ocasek died peacefully over the weekend while recovering from surgery at his family's home in Manhattan, his wife, the actress and model Paulina Porizkova, said in an Instagram post on Monday.

Cars front man Ric Ocasek dies, aged 75, while recovering from surgery

Sep 16 2019

LOS ANGELES, Sept 16 Cars front man Ric Ocasek died peacefully over the weekend while recovering from surgery at his family's home in Manhattan, his wife, the actress and model Paulina Porizkova, said in an Instagram post on Monday.

Ric Ocasek, singer for The Cars, dies at 75

Sep 16 2019

Ric Ocasek, the idiosyncratic lead singer and chief songwriter of the 1970s and 80s hook-heavy hitmakers The Cars, died on Sunday at his home in Manhattan. He was 75. | Video

Charred wreckage of California dive boat raised from ocean floor

Sep 12 2019

LOS ANGELES A dive boat that caught fire and sank off the California coast, killing 34 people, was raised from the ocean floor on Thursday as federal safety officials said the crew had no night watchman on duty, as required, when the flames erupted.

UPDATE 1-Final body found in California boat fire, Coast Guard issues lithium battery warning

Sep 11 2019

LOS ANGELES, Sept 11 Divers on Wednesday recovered the remains of the final victim of a California dive boat fire that killed 34 people, as the U.S. Coast Guard issued a safety bulletin focusing on emergency escape routes, crew training and the charging of lithium-ion batteries.

U.S. Coast Guard issues lithium battery warning following California boat fire

Sep 11 2019

LOS ANGELES, Sept 11 The U.S. Coast Guard has issued a safety bulletin following the Labor Day fire on a California dive boat that killed 34 people, focusing on emergency escape routes, crew training and the charging of lithium-ion batteries.

FBI seeks video, pictures as it investigates California dive boat fire

Sep 10 2019

LOS ANGELES The FBI on Tuesday asked the public for video or photos of the Labor Day fire aboard a California dive boat that killed 34 people, saying it was seeking the images as part of its investigation into one of the state's worst maritime disasters.

California boat fire victims likely died of smoke inhalation

Sep 09 2019

(Corrects year of Titanic sinking to 1912, in paragraph 14 of this Sept. 6 story.)

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