Skateboarder Remains in Coma, Kelly Thomas Case, Fukushima Fallout

News from around Orange County.

From San Clemente Patch:

A  15-year-old girl who remains hospitalized in a coma after suffering critical injuries in a San Clemente skateboarding accident. 

Madison "Maddi" Olson of Murrieta fell Jan. 5 while riding down a hill in San Clemente. Her skull was fractured, which required emergency brain surgery. As of Monday, her mother, Autumn Olson, wrote that doctors recommend keeping Maddi on life support for the time being.

"She's not ready. The swelling hasn't gone down enough to make changes," according to the post on the Facebook page, "Prayers 4 Maddi."

Read the whole story on San Clemente Patch.

Here are some other headlines making news across Orange County:

Water Rates: San Juan Capistrano Looking at Six Years of Hikes

ACQUITTED: Fullerton Police Officers in Kelly Thomas Beating Case

Fukushima Fallout, County Kelp: Researchers to Study

Men Arrested in Connection With 20 Newport Home Burglaries

Hidden Hills 4th Graders Getting Chromebooks

LBHS Surf Takes 'Big Win' Over Point Loma

All She Wanted Was the Groom


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