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Headlines: Man Arrested With Flamethrower In DTLA; Another For Bringing Assault Rifle To Little Caesar’s In Ontario

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—The dead bodies of at least 50 people, believed to be migrants from Mexico and Central America who had recently crossed the border, were discovered in a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday. [Reuters]

—Three people were killed in crash when an Amtrak train traveling from L.A. to Missouri struck a dump truck yesterday. [ABC]

—L.A. City Councilmember Paul Koretz is calling for a ban on the building of any new gas pumping facilities in Los Angeles. [SMM]

—A fire in the laundry facilities at a West Hills nursing home led to everybody being evacuated. [NBC]

—A 30-year-old man was arrested for allegedly throwing some kind of "makeshift flame thrower" at a police officer during last Friday's protests against the overturning of Roe V. Wade in Downtown L.A. [Yahoo!]

—Melrose "hypebeasts" discuss the merits and drawbacks of Amazon's new animated show "Fairfax." [LAT]

—A woman killed after being shot and crashing on the 710 Freeway in Long Beach early this morning. [KTLA]

—A small safe haven in North Mexicao called La Abortería, dedicated to providing Mexicans safe and affordable access to medically induced abortions, is expecting an influx of Texans in the wake of the Supreme Court's overturning of Roe V. Wade. [Mi Blog Es Tu Blog]

—A man was arrested for bringing an AR-15-style rifle and a handgun to a Little Caesar's in Ontario. [NBC]

—A painting depicting police as cartoon pigs is causing controversy at Escondido's California Center for the Arts. [ETA]

—A huge museum exhibit in San Diego looks at the history and evolution of Southern California art and culture. [SDUT]

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