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Inglewood pair enter pleas in postal service robberies

A U.S. Postal Service employee and his half-brother were expected to plead not guilty..

Transient is charged with attempted murder

Accused of pushing man into traffic

A transient has been charged with attempted murder for allegedly pushing a man into a..

A high-tech option for Dodgers fans

Gondola from Union Station to Chavez Ravine

A gondola between Union Station and Dodger Stadium has moved closer to reality, as..

Mentally ill inmates may have a new path forward

County institutes ‘pre-discharge planning’

Los Angeles County has agreed to new policies ensuring that all mentally ill jail..

South LA apartment site is sued by city attorney

Reported haven for gangs, sex traffic

The City Attorney’s Office is suing a 75-year-old man for allegedly allowing gang..

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Jamie Jarrin receives special honor from County Board

Los Angeles Dodgers broadcaster Jaime Jarrin this week was honored with a special..

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Villanueva promises far-reaching changes at Sheriff’s Department

Alex Villanueva was sworn in this week as Los Angeles County’s new sheriff, echoing..

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Grand Jury transcript unsealed in death of Anthony Avalos

The grand jury transcript was unsealed this week in the case of a Lancaster woman..

Wildfires force new look at fire department budget

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to begin a yearlong..

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Dodgers, Roberts ink new four-year contract

Deal runs through 2022

The Dodgers announced this week they have agreed to a four-year contract with manager Dave Roberts.

Man held in girl’s death

A man was in custody this week in connection with the weekend death of his 4-year-old..

No contest plea in toddler death

A Gardena man has pleaded no contest in connection with a DUI crash in which he drove..

Appeals court upholds ruling in Lake Los Angeles murder

A state appeals court panel this week upheld the convictions of a man and woman for..

Reward is offered in local hit-and-run

Search for missing man

The Board of Supervisors this week renewed rewards for information leading to..

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NASA InSight lands safely on Mars surface

After more than six months in transit, a probe managed by Pasadena-based Jet..

Court date for alleged killer

A Lancaster man who allegedly fatally beat his 93-year-old great-aunt with a baseball..

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Some county-owned buildings could become child care centers

Los Angeles County properties could be converted to child care and preschool..

One dead in van crash

A passenger in a mortuary van was killed and the driver critically injured in a two-vehicle crash in Palmdale.

Deputies wound Lancaster man

Sheriff’s deputies shot and wounded a man who threatened to kill a neighbor in Lancaster.

Crash kills motorist

A motorist was killed this week in a solo vehicle crash on the southbound Antelope Valley..

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Crenshaw mural is defaced

Police today were investigating the scrawling of four swastikas on a South Los Angeles mural..

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City Council takes action on attacks against homeless

Assaults increase nationwide

Spurred to action by several serious or deadly attacks on transients this year, the Los Angeles City..

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Thousands gather for annual turkey giveaway

Thousands of people waited anxiously in line on Tuesday for the annual South Los Angeles turkey..

Suspicious item is detonated in Inglewood neighborhood

The sheriff’s bomb squad made made safe a suspicious item that was found hanging..

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Quincy Jones honored at Chinese Theatre

Legendary music producer

Composer and film/music producer Quincy Jones this week sank his hands and feet..

South LA woman held on sex trafficking charge

A South Los Angeles prostitute known as “Pretty Hoe” on social media pleaded guilty this..

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Deputy linked to rape case

A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department detective with the Special Victims Bureau..

Officials call for increased housing for detached juveniles

Los Angeles County officials this week called for more housing for young adults..

Educator in deadly DUI

An elementary school principal was charged this week with murder for allegedly driving..

Life sentence for gang member who killed high school student

A 22-year-old gang member has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of..

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Mental health grant will benefit area teens, families

Shining spotlight on suicide prevention

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been awarded a $1 million grant to expand its..

ID made in Watts killing

Authorities have identified the 32-year-old woman who was fatally shot in Watts and..

Possible life terms for wounding of 4-year-old

Last summer in Compton

Three gang members who were convicted of a shooting in Compton that wounded a..

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Sgt. Ron Helus laid to rest in Westlake Village

Hero at Borderline Bar mass killing

Funeral services were conducted yesterday in Westlake Village for Ventura County..

Holiday travel projected to be busiest in years

The Automobile Club of Southern California says it’s expecting this year’s..

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Littlerock murder suspect killed by US Marshalls

The prime suspect wanted for questioning in connection with multiple murders in the..

County nurses may strike next week

Los Angeles County emergency room nurses and nurse practitioners threatened this..

Reward in Palmdale killing

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week approved a reward in the case..

Murder at Lancaster prison

A repeat felon from Riverside County serving a 20-year sentence at the state prison in..

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Not guilty plea is entered in murder of Steve Owen

A parolee charged with gunning down a Los Angeles County sheriff’s sergeant outside..

Crash kills fleeing boy

A boy fleeing from a California Highway Patrol officer crashed into a palm tree at a..

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County sees success in anti-sex-traffic program

Los Angeles County’s victim-centered, trauma-informed approach to combating the..

Appeals court reverses Lancaster man’s sentence

A state appeals court panel this week reversed a Lancaster man’s second-degree..

County sees success in anti-sex-traffic program

Los Angeles County's victim-centered, trauma-informed approach to combating the...

County nurses may strike next week

Los Angeles County emergency room nurses and nurse practitioners threatened this...

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Gunman kills 12 people at Thousand Oaks bar

Ventura County Sheriff’s sergeant is killed

Authorities on Thursday identified the alleged gunman who opened fire in the..

Two area teens linked to burglary in Claremont

Two young men and a juvenile have been taken into custody as they were allegedly..

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Court has yet to rule on Lee Baca appeal

Faces three-year sentence

A federal appeals panel this week heard arguments but made no decision in former..

Inglewood murder probe continues

The investigation was continuing this week into the fatal shooting of an Inglewood-area..

Long-awaited Grand project receives financial go-ahead

Set between First and Second streets

Related Cos. announced this week that construction is set to begin soon on the Grand..