Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 2:26 pm
Three men were shot today -- one fatally -- in what police said may have been a gang- or drug-related crime in the Beverlywood area of Los Angeles.
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:11 am
"7th Heaven" actor Stephen Collins confessed to having sexual contact with three girls 20, 32 and 40 years ago, it was reported today.
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:08 am
Two hotel industry groups sued the city of Los Angeles in federal court today challenging the recent passage of a $15.37-per- hour minimum wage for workers at many hotels in the city.
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:07 am
The number of potential NFL teams that could move to Los Angeles in 2015 dropped by one today when the San Diego Chargers announced they will again play in Qualcomm Stadium next season.
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:05 am
A Los Angeles delegation that included Mayor Eric Garcetti joined three other cities today making final pitches to the U.S. Olympic Committee Board of Directors in Redwood City in hopes of becoming the U.S. candidate to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 9:01 am
The Los Angeles Clippers will conduct their fourth annual Jewish Heritage Night at tonight's game against the Indiana Pacers at Staples Center, and the team is dubbing the event, "Chanukah with the Clippers."
Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:22 am
Light rain generated by the first of two back-to-back storms expected in California doused the Southland early today amid fears that rainfall through Wednesday coming so soon after last week's drenching could unleash mud slides in areas previously stripped bare by wildfire.
Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:15 am
Hanukkah, Judaism's eight-day commemoration of the temple rededication that followed the Maccabees' victory over a larger Syrian army in 165 B.C., begins at sundown tonight, amid a call to support the #BlackLivesMatter movement.
Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:09 am
Los Angeles will be among four cities making final presentations to the U.S. Olympic Committee Board of Directors in Redwood City today to be the potential U.S. candidate to host the 2024 Summer Olympics.
Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:27 am
A pair of storms headed for the Southland today, threatening to generate rainfall from early Tuesday through Wednesday, National Weather Service forecasters said.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 9:32 am
Smiling faces are aplenty at Westside gas stations with prices falling below $3 a gallon and continuing to plummet as crude oil sits at their lowest levels since 2009 and local demand declines.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 9:00 am
The National Weather Service confirmed Friday afternoon what some people in South Los Angeles already suspected: a small tornado hit the area, tearing up roofs and downing trees and limbs as rain and thunderstorms swept through Southern California.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 8:56 am
Kevin Costner, Ron Howard and Jessica Chastain will all receive special honors during the 20th annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards, the Broadcast Film Critics Association announced Friday.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 8:52 am
Electrical service was interrupted Friday to tens of thousands of customers around Los Angeles County, with weather conditions responsible for many of the problems, authorities said.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 8:57 am
Sony Pictures Co-Chair Amy Pascal apologized on Thursday for remarks she made in a series of emails with producer Scott Rudin focused on black-themed movies that the pair joked President Barack Obama might like.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 8:55 am
The population of Los Angeles County was estimated at more than 10.07 million as of July 1, an increase of 0.56 percent from the same time last year, the state Department of Finance reported Thursday.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 8:32 am
A judge dismissed all allegations against Sprint Corp. and its subsidiaries in a lawsuit filed by a man who alleged that a phone he bought from a retail store in Pasadena contained pornography seen by his underage son.
Posted Dec. 12, 2014, 8:30 am
Mayor Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles' first elected Jewish mayor, will participate in today's 29th annual City Hall menorah-lighting ceremony.
Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 8:45 am
The creator of a website that allowed suppliers of LSD, Ecstasy and other drugs to anonymously sell their wares on the Internet was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years behind bars.
Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 8:30 am
The Los Angeles Dodgers are trading outfielder Matt Kemp to the San Diego Padres, it was reported today.
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Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:38 am
A Southwest Airlines flight from San Francisco to Phoenix landed instead at Los Angeles International Airport on Tuesday with an extra passenger, thanks to a woman who gave birth during the flight.
Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:29 am
Democrat Isadore Hall III will take office shortly as the state senator representing the 35th District after winning the special election to fill the vacancy caused by the resignation of Roderick Wright.
Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:20 am
Los Angeles County workers will bury the unclaimed remains of 1,489 people in a mass grave today.
Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:04 am
"Birdman'' scored a leading four nominations today for the 21st annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, with "Boyhood,'' "The Imitation Game'' and "The Theory of Everything'' each getting three nods while in television, four-time comedy ensemble winner "Modern Family'' led the pack with four nominations.
Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 9:27 am
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors today approved the creation of a civilian commission to oversee the Sheriff's Department.