iStock/Thinkstock(VENICE BEACH, Calif.) -- A rare lightning storm struck packed Venice Beach, Calif., Sunday, killing a 20-year-old man and injuring up to 12 others, one critically, after the same storm had struck a person on Catalina Island.
Firefighters said a bolt of lightning hit the water and the electrical current then traveled, hitting swimmers and surfers.
"The fire department assessed a total of 13 patients, and transported a total of eight patients," Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Katherine Main said.
Five others were injured, but did not require hospitalization, she said.
Judge Lifts DC Ban on Guns in Public
Small Plane Lands on Florida Beach, One Dead
Image Source/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A ruling that would allow registered gun owners to carry firearms in public has thrown Washington, D.C. for a loop.
On Saturday, Judge Frederick J. Scullin Jr. ruled that a "total ban on the public carrying of ready-to-use handguns outside the home is unconstitutional."
The judge said he would stop enforcement of the ban until D.C. came up with a "constitutionally valid licensing."
However, ABC News legal analyst Royal Oakes explains, "This won't be the last word on the subject. The District of Columbia will likely appeal the order,...
Photo Credit: Zack Arceneaux(VENICE, Fla.) -- A man was killed and his daughter critically injured Sunday when they were hit by a plane making an emergency landing on a Florida beach, officials said.
"One man is deceased, and a young girl, possibly around the age of 10 is very critically injured," Sarasota County Sheriff's Office spokeswoman Wendy Rose told ABC News.
Ommy Irizarry, 36, and his daughter, Oceana Irizarry, 9, were walking along the beach in Sarasota County, Fla., when a small plane made an emergency crash landing along the shore, killing the...