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Man sentenced in string of South LA sex attacks

A former security guard who pleaded no contest to...

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Price, Harris-Dawson back ‘New Green Deal’ for city

DWP will offer suggestions

Efforts to take more aggressive local actions on...

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College admissions scandal implicates celebrity parents

Hollywood actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman are among at least 40 people..

Authorities seek info in Lake LA murder

Homicide detectives this week sought the public's help in locating a man suspected in..

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Court upholds conviction in murder of film executive

A state appeals court panel this week upheld a San Fernando Valley drug dealer’s..

Final defendant sentenced in Chinese student murder

Life without parole

A young man has been sentenced to life in prison, without the possibility of parole for..

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Claim filed against LAUSD after child denied lavatory

At Manhattan Place Elementary

The parents of an 8-year-old boy, who was allegedly denied permission to use..

City plans closure of South LA oil site

In University Park

Mayor Eric Garcetti and Councilman Gil Cedillo announced this week that the city is..

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Mother, boyfriend are held in death of 9-year-old girl

uthorities seek motive

The boyfriend of the mother of 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones, whose body was found..

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USC student hailed as an inspiration on campus

Murdered in apparent robbery

An Oakland City Council member this week hailed the life of her slain son—a USC..

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Court allows reinstatement of fired sheriff's deputy

Citing a lack of urgency in the case, a judge this week rejected Los Angeles County’s..

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Reward renewed in probe of Littlerock triple murder

The Board of Supervisors this week renewed a $20,000 reward for information that..

Continued call for info on hit-run fatality

At Manchester Avenue and Gramercy Place

Police and relatives of a man, who was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while..

Woman sentenced in attack against senior

Fifteen years in state prison

A Los Angeles woman has been sentenced to 15 years in state prison for beating a 91-year-old grandfather..

Two men arrested in South L.A. meth seizure

More than 100 pounds

Two men were jailed this week after a large methamphetamine seizure in South Los Angeles..

How to clean homeless sites leads to lawsuit

Temporary injunction bars any action

A lawsuit that has altered the city of Los Angeles’ policies on seizing the property of..

Culver City police search for remains of infant boy

Initially dumped near Crenshaw Mall

Culver City police began a search late last week at a landfill in Corona for the remains of a six-month-old..

Board waits to hear report about poor inmate welfare

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week postponed discussion of a..

Reward doubled in search for killer of Palmdale teen

The Board of Supervisors this week doubled a homicide reward in hopes of finding the..

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Settlement announced in Aliso Canyon court case

A judge this week approved a $119.5 million settlement to resolve claims by several..

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Uptick in home prices, while sales witness dip

Home prices rose 2.6 percent in Los Angeles County in January, compared to the..

Garcetti endorses Wesson bid for county supervisor

Mayor Eric Garcetti has endorsed Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson in his..

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New report finds ‘elevated’ homelessness among Blacks

Racism, discrimination main contributors

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas said today a new report..

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Chris Burrous' death linked to drug-fueled sex encounter

KTLA5 weekend anchor Chris Burrous, who was found unconscious in...

Human remains discovered

Sheriff’s homicide detectives this week began an investigation after the discovery of human remains in an..

Mom crashes car; daughter is critical

An investigation was underway this week into a suspected DUI crash in which a woman who had just picked..

Fatality in 14 Freeway crash

A person was killed this week in a crash involving a car that ended up partially underneath the rear of a big..

Probe Lancaster homicide

A woman was found shot to death in Lancaster, authorities said this week.

Arrest is made in Lancaster homicide

A 39-year-old California City man who had been called a person of interest in a Lancaster homicide was..

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Newsom discusses ways to increase affordable housing

Gov. Gavin Newsom met with a group of Southland mayors this week, stressing the need for cooperation..

Pepper spray now banned in juvenile detention halls

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to eliminate the use of pepper..

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‘Empire’ producers evaluating options regarding Jussie Smollett

Representatives of 20th Century Fox Television said this week they are evaluating their options regarding..

Deputy wounds knife-wiedling man

A sheriff’s deputy shot and wounded a man with a knife in Lancaster, authorities said.

Trader Joe shooting suspect tells judge ‘Jesus sent me’

Will return to court today

A man accused of triggering a gun battle that resulted in a Trader Joe’s assistant..

‘Mega storm’ could cover Compton in epic flood

The ‘other big one’

Researchers and engineers warn that California may be due for rain of biblical..

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Officials hope to locate cause of downtown typhus outbreak

Rodents have infested City Hall

The full scope of the flea and rodent problem inside City Hall is still unclear amid a..

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Don Newcombe dies at age 92

Among first Black players in Major League Baseball

Former Dodger pitcher Don Newcombe, whose stellar career included Rookie of the..

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Newsom scales back new state water project

Gov. Gavin Newsom this week dramatically scaled back the scope of a multibillion-dollar..

Search for armed parolee

Authorities this week began a search in a Santa Clarita neighborhood for a man with a..

Fatality in three-vehicle crash

A three-vehicle crash this week in the Santa Clarita area left a motorist dead and a..

County settles suit over Sheriff’s deputy sex assault

In the same week it called for more gender-responsive programming in county jails..

Suit filed over proposed power plant in Palmdale

Four conservation and public health groups have sued the U.S. Environmental..

County gas prices see slight decline

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County..

Board votes to scrap plans for women’s jail in Lancaster

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted this week to scrap plans for a..

Garcetti announces ‘the end’ of natural gas in Los Angeles

Three plants will be shuttered

Mayor Eric Garcetti announced this week “the beginning of the end” of natural gas in..

Newsom puts temporary hold on high-speed rail project

Calls for ‘major reevaluation’

The long-touted dream of a high-speed rail line connecting San Diego and Los Angeles..

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Baca loses appeal on obstruction of justice

Former sheriff faces three years in prison

A federal appeals court panel this week rejected former Los Angeles County Sheriff..

Fatality in Inglewood chase

A 28-year-old man Inglewood police tried to stop but was killed when his car crashed..

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Board takes fresh look at how to assist seniors

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously this week to explore..

Reward is renewed in Palmdale homicide

The Board of Supervisors this week renewed a reward for information leading to the..