September 25, 1990 |
A gunman fleeing a robbery at a children's clothing store in La Verne dashed into a nearby McDonald's restaurant, where he held as many as 19 hostages--including several children--for several hours before sheriff's deputies stormed the facility shortly after midnight today, authorities said. The suspect was in custody by 12:15 a.m.--more than six hours after the incident began. All the hostages were believed freed and unharmed.
March 13, 2001
Events in the region today include: BASEBALL College: 2 p.m.--Fergus Falls (Minn.) at Antelope Valley; Glendale at Canyons; Oxnard at Moorpark; Pierce at Bakersfield; Valley at Citrus; Ventura at Cuesta; 3 p.m.--CS Northridge at UCLA; 7 p.m.--Pepperdine at Long Beach State. High school: 2:30 p.m.--Flintridge Prep vs. Oakwood at North Hollywood Park; 3 p.m.--L.A.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
July 22, 2007 |
Four soldiers from Southern California died in a single attack June 28 when Iraqi insurgents detonated a roadside bomb and fired guns and grenades at their stricken convoy in Baghdad. The Department of Defense identified the dead as Pfc. Cory Hiltz, 20, of La Verne; Sgt. Giann C. Joya-Mendoza, 27, of North Hollywood; Sgt. Shinwoo Kim, 23, of Fullerton; and Sgt. Michael J. Martinez, 24, of Chula Vista. Also killed was Spc. Dustin L. Workman II, 19, of Greenwood, Neb.