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Group seeks shift from jail spending

A coalition of community advocates called on Los Angeles County officials this week..

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Death sentence for killer of Gabriel Fernandez

A jury recommended this week that a Palmdale man be sentenced to death for the..

Youth speak to gender non-conformance

About 27 percent -- or 796,000 of California’s youth, ages 12 to 17, report they are viewed by..

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Court victory for tennis analyst describing Williams’ ‘guerrilla tennis’

A former ESPN tennis analyst who sued the sports network after being fired in..

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McDonnell, spars with deputies

A dispute has broken out between Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell and the union..

No injuries in church crash

An SUV struck a utility pole earlier this week, then smashed into a church in South Los Angeles, authorities said...

Court lifts gang injunctions

Thousands of Angelenos whose movements, clothing and even relationships were..

Sister testifies on behalf of Gabriel Fernandez killer

One of the younger sisters of a Palmdale man convicted of the torture-murder of ...

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Board reviews sex harass policy

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to review the county's sexual harassment and discrimination policies.

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Board moves ahead with proposed development at Vermont and Manchester

The Board of Supervisors this week voted to condemn two long-vacant lots at..

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Plea in Waters death threat

A San Pedro man accused of threatening to kill Rep. Maxine Waters..

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Board hopes portable lavatories may help stem tide of Hepatitis A

Hoping to curb the spread of hepatitis A, the Los Angeles County Board of ..

Motorcyclist killed in crash

A 37-year-old motorcyclist was killed when he collided with a pickup truck in Palmdale.

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More kids need loving homes

Nearly 400 children in Los Angeles County's foster care system are in need of..

Property taxes due soon

The assessor’s office this week reminded Los Angeles County property owners that..

Deficit in new home construction

The supply of new housing in Los Angeles County has not kept pace with..

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Black myeloma patients die sooner

Black patients with multiple myeloma have lower survival rates despite possibly..

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Poitier wife, daughter sued

A contractor this week sued the wife and one of the daughters of Oscar-winning..

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Board hopes portable lavatories may help stem tide of hepatitis A

Hoping to curb the spread of hepatitis A, the Los Angeles County Board of..

Property taxes due soon

The assessor’s office this week reminded Los Angeles County property owners that..

Lawsuit over gang stronghold

The owners and managers of a Baldwin Village apartment complex that is an..

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Board lends support to weapons ban

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 this week to support a..

Be mindful when toy shopping

With the holiday shopping season upon us, the California Public Interest Research..

More inspections at massage parlors

Supervisor Janice Hahn previewed a proposal this week to have massage parlors..

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Guilty verdict in Palmdale boy’s murder

A Palmdale man was convicted this week of first-degree murder this week for the torture-killing..

Shooting, assault in Agua Dulce

A 30-year-old man was shot and wounded this week and his 27-year-old friend..

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Hepatitis outbreak surges in county

Health officials are ramping up efforts to stop the spread of Hepatitis A in Los Angeles..

Infant surrendered to local hospital

A baby boy was safely surrendered recently at a hospital in the Antelope Valley ..

Freeway chase ends in Palmdale

A suspect possibly connected to a carjacking led authorities on a chase from the ..

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Most pot dispensaries could find way to impoverished areas

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week previewed part of its..

Amazon moves to Culver City

Amazon has confirmed long-rumored plans to occupy more than 280,000 square..

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Former Compton official sentenced for embezzlement

Former Compton Deputy Treasurer Salvador Galvan has been sentenced to six ..

Carson sues oil company

The city of Carson has filed a countersuit against Tesoro/Andeavor over the oil..

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Trial testimony continues in death of Gabriel Fernandez

Eight BBs were recovered from the body of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy who had ,,

Protesters return to Aliso Canyon

Dozens of protesters gathered this week at the entrance to the Aliso Canyon ...

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Home prices up, sales down

The median price of a home in Los Angeles County rose by 9.5 percent..

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Former South LA teacher convicted of molesting student

A former fifth-grade teacher at a South Los Angeles elementary school...

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Baca to remain free during appeal

A federal appeals court ruled this week that former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca..

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Highway honors Sgt. Steve Owen

On the one-year anniversary of his killing, a Los Angeles County sheriff’s...

Hearing set in infant death

A preliminary hearing is scheduled tomorrow at Compton Courthouse for one of..

Center to promote ‘health equity’

Los Angeles County health officials have launched the...

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Lionel Richie receives honor

Singer Lionel Richie was named today the inaugural recipient of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation's...

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Infant safe at hospital

A baby boy was safely surrendered this week at a hospital in Lancaster, marking the fifth time this year that a child was turned over..

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Section 8 waiting list will reopen

The Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles is preparing to reopen a Section 8 waiting list lottery for the first time in more than a decade..

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Food insecurity has high impact on Black families

More than a half-million households in Los Angeles County...

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Tom Petty dies after heart attack

Tributes and expressions of mourning have poured in from around the world for Tom Petty,

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Jury selection begins in trial over local boy’s death

The jury selection process got underway this week for the trial of a Palmdale man who is charged, along with his girlfriend, with capital murder in the beating death of the woman's 8-year-old son.

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Council drafts further regulations for legalized marijuana industry

A Los Angeles City Council committee this week approved a draft of new regulations for the cannabis industry

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Rescue team heads to Mexico

A Los Angeles County Urban Search and Rescue team was activated this week and is in Mexico City today

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Concern over hepatitis outbreak

Health officials announced this week that Los Angeles County has a hepatitis A outbreak based on