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Morning Headlines: Police say newly freed gang member killed California officer

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Police say newly freed gang member killed California officer

Whittier police thought they were helping a driver after a car crash. Then, they say, he pulled a gun. Officers Keith Lane Boyer and Patrick Hazell didn't know that the motorist allegedly had killed his cousin hours earlier in neighboring East Los Angeles and stolen his car.

4 US tourists and pilot killed in Australian plane crash

An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said.

Scattered light showers

Although your morning may start dry, rain is on the way. Scattered light to moderate showers will track through the Valley, becoming most widespread this afternoon before tapering off by late evening. Rainfall totals will be between 0.25-0.50”. Temperatures will stay in the upper 60s today and drop into the mid-50s tonight. 

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