LOS ANGELES (AP) - A minor earthquake has shaken western areas of Los Angeles. The U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude-3.2 tremor occurred at 8:16 p.m. yesterday. The quake was centered 1 mile southeast of Marina del Rey at a depth of 6 miles.
ENGLEWOOD, N.J. (AP) - Sheila MacRae , a veteran stage, film and TV performer best known for playing Alice Kramden in the 1960s re-creation of "The Honeymooners," has died. She was 92. Her granddaughter, Allison Mullavey, told The Associated the actress died Thursday at the Lillian Booth Actors Home in Englewood, N.J. MacRae, who had dementia but was otherwise in good health, had been hospitalized for a minor surgical procedure.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) - A Northern California elementary school teacher has pleaded not guilty to sexually abusing students. Ronald Guinto is charged with kidnapping, forcible lewd acts on a child and forcible oral copulation on a minor. Authorities say six students attending a Richmond charter school where Guinto previously taught and was fired, told police about the alleged sexual misconduct that occurred for nearly a year.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) - A veteran Los Angeles police officer was killed and his rookie partner was critically injured yesterday when their patrol car collided with a big rig on a residential street. The truck driver also was injured. Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck says the Hollywood division officers were responding to a call. The circumstances of the 8 a.m. crash in an area of narrow, curving residential streets were under investigation.
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