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Stories with place: Torrance
  • New DNA check leads detectives to man in custody 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 1:31 pm

    ONTARIO, California - Twenty-five years after a transvestite prostitute was found shot to death in Ontario, detectives say they have matched scientific evidence recovered from the crime scene to an Orange County man awaiting trial in another killing.

  • 1 person killed in fire at Torrance apartment building 
    Updated: Aug-23-15 11:40 am

    TORRANCE, California - Authorities say one person was killed in a fire at a two-story apartment building in Torrance.

  • ExxonMobil fined following probe into refinery explosion 
    Updated: Aug-13-15 4:53 pm

    LOS ANGELES - The California agency that investigates workplace accidents has cited and fined ExxonMobil more than $560,000 for workplace safety and health violations following a probe into February's explosion at a Los Angeles-area refinery.

  • Tests ordered in homes near Torrance to find toxic source 
    Updated: Aug-10-15 11:14 am

    TORRANCE, California - Environmental Protection Agency investigators have been ordered to test homes near two Superfund cleanup sites in Los Angeles County because residents are worried they are breathing in tainted groundwater chemicals.