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Board will support court appeal on homeless sidewalk ‘camping’

A divided Board of Supervisors voted this week..

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High school students arrested for making social media threats

Six high school students in Santa Clarita..

Family of retired fire caption files lawsuit against state

Relatives of an off-duty Los Angeles County..

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Gas prices rise following Saudi Arabia bombing

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular..

Ed Buck arrested for operating alleged “drug den” at residence

Following two previous deaths at apartment

Ed Buck, the prominent Democratic Party..

Gang member gets 150 years for murder of Carson teenager

Also killed woman in Lennox

A gang member convicted of murdering..

Board will move forward on rent control ordinance

Tying together economics, homelessness

The Board of Supervisors has unanimously..

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LA County launches new ‘Fair Chance’ jobs plan

Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors..

County pays Palmdale family for fatal dog attack in Littlerock

The Board of Supervisors approved this..

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New pilot program may capture more storm runoff

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California..

Arson suspect is jailed for South LA blaze

Homeless man severely burned in Harvard Park region

A 33-year-old arson suspect..

Sister of Kawhi Leonard implicated in casino murder

Allegedly helped rob, kill senior

The two female defendants charged in the robbery and killing of an..

Lynn Swann resigns as athletics director at USC

No link to ‘Varsity Blues’ scandal

USC Athletic Director Lynn Swann, who has overseen..

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County records first death linked to e-cigarettes

An alarming national problem

Los Angeles County public health officials..

Motorhome pursuit results in 88-year prison term

A paroled sex offender who led authorities..

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Jerry West receives Medal of Freedom

Los Angeles Lakers legend Jerry West received the..

Board says county employees can’t inform of vacant buildings

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted..

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Cedars-Sinai announces stroke research program

Cedars-Sinai will be the coordinating center for..

Death of street musician spurs effort to aid homeless

Familiar blues guitarist set ablaze

Spurred by the recent killing of a musician on..

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The late Jackie Wilson receives Hollywood star

A star on the Hollywood Walk..

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Kevin Hart involved in Malibu vehicle rollover

Comedian undergoes back surgery

Comedian Kevin Hart is recuperating..

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D.A. will seek death penalty in murder of Anthony Avalos

The prosecution announced this week that the death penalty..

Court rules Sheriff’s Department release deputy misconduct list

Overturning an earlier state appeals decision..

Muslim group files suit over jailhouse conditions

Muslim civil rights advocates announced a..

Latinix characters are lacking in major film speaking roles

Of the 100 top-grossing domestic features from..

County vector-control will spray this morning in Watts

Reportedly ‘not harmful’ to people

Hoping to stop the spread of disease-carrying mosquitoes..

Search continues for killer of Long Beach State student

Drive-by shooting near Compton

Sheriff’s investigators this week renewed their..

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Laker DeMarcus Cousins accused of threatening life of ex-girlfriend

Allegedly wouldn’t allow child to attend wedding

The Los Angeles Lakers confirmed this week the team..

Skid Row murder

Homeless man dies after attack with metal pipe

Police this week released images of one..

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West Nile virus activity spreads through county

West Nile Virus activity continues to be detected..

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Deputy is wounded outside Lancaster sheriff’s station

A manhunt was underway Wednesday afternoon for a shooter who..

Lancaster man implicated in South LA double murder

A Lancaster man was in custody this week in..

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Less smoking among teens; vaping is on the increase

Cigarette smoking has reached a historic low..

Wildlife Waystation will relocate nearly 500 animals

Officials at the Wildlife Waystation animal sanctuary..

Deputy must surrender badge while awaiting disciplinary action

A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy..

South LA man admits he robbed postal service trucks

With help of former USPS employee

A South Los Angeles man this week admitted his participation in two armed..

Music producer Teddy Riley honored with Hollywood star

Originator of ‘new jack swing’

A star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was unveiled recently in honor of..

School threat assessment expanded throughout county

With Southland students preparing to head back to school in the shadow of..

Four dead following crash in Lancaster

Authorities have identified three of the four people who were killed in a two-car collision...

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Lakers, Clippers open season; play again on Christmas Day

The Los Angeles Lakers will face the Los Angeles Clippers on the opening..

Board votes to cancel new Men’s Central Jail

New culinary locator eatblackowned.com

This week, criminal justice advocates celebrated—and Sheriff Alex Villanueva...

Man pleads not guilty to killing his dog

A Canyon Country man has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from his..

Teenager surrenders in shooting death of sister

A reputed gang member, Eddie Alvirez, surrendered and was arrested this..

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Portion of Crenshaw Boulevard will be closed until October

In Hyde Park neighborhood

A segment of Crenshaw Boulevard in the Hyde Park area has closed for a..

Gang member is sentenced for bombing Black residents

At Ramona Gardens in Boyle Heights

A gang member was sentenced this week to a dozen years in federal..

Board renews reward in death of Palmdale teen

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week renewed a reward..

Search for missing Lancaster woman

The sheriff’s department sought the public’s help this week to find a missing..

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Lancaster commissioner dies following two-vehicle crash

A fatal crash involving two vehicles left a city-appointed Lancaster..

Family of Anthony Avalos files $50 million suit against county

Relatives of a 10-year-old Lancaster boy who died after what prosecutors..

‘Sustainability plan’ launched to tackle environment, housing

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors this week adopted a regional..