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News: April 2011

California cities rank high in air pollution


By Candace Brown and Ashley Williams
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 1:53 p.m. PDT

Los Angeles topped the American Lung Association's national list for the highest level of ozone

Los Angeles participates in 'Denim Day'


By Candace Brown and Lexie Cook
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 1:49 p.m. PDT

Events were held across Los Angeles to raise awareness about rape and sexual violence

LAPD clears DNA rape kit backlog


By Candace Brown
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 1:42 p.m. PDT

The historic amount of untested rape kits have finally been analyzed

Caltrans hosts a groundbreaking ceremony for a new highway lane


By Candace Brown
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 1:37 p.m. PDT

$57.8 million freeway project will create new carpool lanes

Vivian Hall chemical spill resolved


By Candace Brown
Wednesday, April 27, 2011 | 9:35 a.m. PDT

The USC building reopened after a hazardous materials scare

Proposed cell phone fine hike


By Marcos Saldivar
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 11:00 p.m. PDT

A proposed bill would make drivers pay more if their caught talking on their cell phones while driving.

Living a Double Life: Professor with open road passion


By Jillian Angeline
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 10:00 p.m. PDT

One computer science professor has his motor running.

Angelenos are gearing up for the royal wedding


By Heather Hope
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 9:20 p.m. PDT

Angelenos are gearing up for the royal wedding with a series of fun events.

Lawmakers introduce stricter texting and driving fines


By Emily Shapiro
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 6:20 p.m. PDT

California drivers who talk or text on the road will face stiffer regulations

Ford reports highest profits since 1998


By Emily Shapiro
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 | 6:20 p.m. PDT

Demand for fuel-effecient vehicles helps boost Ford profits

Four Arrests Made in Grad Student Killing


By Alexa Liacko, Faith Miller and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 4:01 p.m. PDT

Two adults and two juveniles have been arrested in connection with the death of 24-year-old USC grad student Xinran Ji...

Victim of Fatal Lightning Strike was Transferring to USC


By Alexa Liacko and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 1:38 p.m. PDT

Twenty-year-old Nick Fagnano planned to study at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.

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USC Graduate Student Found Dead in Apartment


By Kate Flexter
07/24/14 | 1:41 p.m. PDT

A 24-year-old Chinese USC engineering graduate student was found dead on Thursday at an apartment in the University Park area...

Victim of Fatal Lightning Strike was Transferring to USC


By Alexa Liacko and Rachel Scott
07/28/14 | 1:38 p.m. PDT

Twenty-year-old Nick Fagnano planned to study at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy.