LOS ANGELES (AP) — A law enforcement official says an employee arrested after dry ice bombs exploded at the Los Angeles airport placed one of the devices near a parked plane. The official said yesterday that 41-year-old Miguel Angel Iniguez admitted to setting a dry ice bomb that exploded Sunday outside the Tom Bradley International Terminal. Iniguez, a Servisair supervisor, was responsible for Dicarlo Bennett, who was also arrested for allegedly setting the devices.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Diamond, a law professor at Santa Clara University, announced Thursday his resignation as a scholar at the Catholic university's Markkula Center for Applied Ethics. University president Michael Engh recently announced the institution will stop providing health insurance coverage for elective abortions. Diamond tells the San Jose Mercury News that abortion questions should be resolved by a woman and her doctor.
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Riverside County man has been sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for murdering a man lured by a fake Facebook profile. A judge sentenced 19-year-old Manuel Guzman Jr. of San Jacinto yesterday for the 2011 killing of 23-year-old Eddie Leal. Guzman created a phony female profile to arrange a meeting with Leal.
WEST MARIN, Calif. (AP) — A truck hauling 5,000 pounds of used cooking oil crashed in Northern California yesterday, spilling part of its cargo. The California Highway Patrol Officer says the driver says his load shifted as he turned a curve. The Marin Independent Journal reports authorities closed the road for about four miles in both directions.