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Southern California suspect killed after double stabbing

Nov. 10, 2020 10:59 AM EST

SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — A knife-wielding assailant killed one person and wounded another before being fatally shot by a police officer, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said. The violence occurred Monday evening in Santa Fe Springs where police from neighboring Whittier responded...

This undated booking photo provided by the Whittier, Calif., Police Department shows Andrea Dorothy Chan Reyes. Chan Reyes, suspected in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Southern California three years ago, has been returned on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2020, to the U.S. to face trial after her arrest in Australia. Authorities say Chan Reyes fled the country after hitting Agustin Rodriguez Jr. with her Lexus in 2017. He died at the scene in Whittier, east of Los Angeles. (Whittier Police Department via AP)

Suspect in California hit-and-run returned from Australia

Oct. 30, 2020 5:10 PM EDT

WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — A woman suspected in a hit-and-run crash that killed a bicyclist in Southern California three years ago has been returned to the U.S. to face trial after her arrest in Australia. Authorities say Andrea Dorothy Chan Reyes fled the country after hitting Agustin Rodriguez Jr. with her...