HONOLULU (AP) - FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii yesterday, surviving the trip unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen. FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu says the boy was questioned by the FBI. Simon says the boy will not be charged and was referred to child protective services.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Two nurses were stabbed in separate, unrelated attacks at hospitals in Los Angeles county yesterday that left one of them critically injured. A nurse at Olive View-UCLA Medical Center in Sylmar was stabbed several times and is in critical condition. A nurse at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance was stabbed in the ear. She was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Thousands of marijuana smokers celebrated the annual 4/20 pot-smoking event yesterday at San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. City officials vowed to crack down on illegal parking, camping, drug sales, open alcoholic containers and other violations. The warning didn't seem to deter dozens of people who pitched up tents and canopies, or the vendors who sold pot-laced treats.
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) - The parents of a Santa Barbara woman who was fatally struck by a congresswoman's aide filed a federal lawsuit against the driver, U.S. Rep. Lois Capps and the U.S. government. KEYT-TV reports the wrongful death suit filed by Matt and Raeona Dies' attorney claims the Democratic congresswoman hired the aide despite being aware of his two DUI convictions and failed to monitor him.
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