Pictures in the News | Aug. 28, 2014

In Thursday’s Pictures in the News, monster waves sparked by Hurricane Marie draw a crowd and brave surfers in Newport Beach.

Pomona: A new nighttime exhibit called Luminasia, a sprawling display of larger-than-life Chinese lanterns, at the Los Angeles County Fair that opens Friday.

Long Beach: Police search for evidence Wednesday after an officer-involved shooting in the 6300 block of Atlantic Avenue. The incident began when a vehicle taken in a carjacking sped away with police in pursuit. At one point in the chase, a suspect fired at officers, then fled before finally being captured.

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