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Police test 'Spider-Man' device as alternative to Taser

4:58am EDT

LOS ANGELES With 49 people killed last year after being shocked by Tasers, police departments across the United States are trying out a "Spider-Man"-like device that fires a tether that entangles and restrains the suspect. | Video

Probe of California boat fire begins as grim search goes on for bodies

Sep 04 2019

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Federal safety investigators on Tuesday promised an exhaustive probe into the fire that killed 34 people on a dive boat as many of the charred bodies remained trapped in the sunken wreckage off the California coast or missing in the ocean. | Video

'We all have a personal connection' - dockside memorial grows for California boat fire victims

Sep 03 2019

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Members of the close-knit Santa Barbara boating community gathered on Tuesday to construct a makeshift memorial to the 34 people believed to have perished when their dive boat caught fire and sank off the California coast.

'We all have a personal connection' - dockside memorial grows for California boat fire victims

Sep 03 2019

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Members of the close-knit Santa Barbara boating community gathered on Tuesday to construct a makeshift memorial to the 34 people believed to have perished when their dive boat caught fire and sank off the California coast.

CORRECTED-UPDATE 6-Investigation begins into California boat fire as grim search goes on for bodies

Sep 03 2019

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Sept 3 A team of federal investigators on Tuesday promised an exhaustive probe into a fire that killed all 34 passengers on a dive boat, many of whose charred bodies were believed trapped in the sunken wreckage off the California coast.

Divers search for last bodies in California boat fire, investigations begin

Sep 03 2019

Santa Barbara, Calif., Sept 3 Divers searched for more bodies early on Tuesday around the wreck of a boat destroyed by a blaze off the coast of southern California, as authorities launched an investigation into one of the area's worst maritime disasters.

California scuba boat fire death toll rises to 25: report

Sep 03 2019

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Divers have found a total of 25 bodies on Monday after a pre-dawn fire sank a scuba diving vessel off a Southern California island, leaving nine people unaccounted for as the search continued, media reported. | Video

'Man's best friend' is a robot dog to some with dementia

Jul 03 2019

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. A robot dog under development in California is vying to be a best friend to people with Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia, offering comfort by responding to human touch with life-like motions. | Video

Jackson fans sing, sob, leave sunflowers and roses on 10th anniversary of death

Jun 26 2019

LOS ANGELES With roses crafted into heart shapes and crowns made of bright yellow sunflowers, Michael Jackson fans from as far afield as Iran and Japan paid tribute on Tuesday to the King of Pop on the 10th anniversary of his death. | Video

Attorney calls California charges against Mexican church leader 'high-tech hit job'

Jun 07 2019

LOS ANGELES The head of a Mexico-based church charged in Los Angeles with multiple sex crimes, including rape of a minor and a woman, is the victim of false accusations in a "high-tech hit job", his attorney said on Friday.

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