Stories tagged: Los Angeles
TUESDAY, MARCH 21, 2017, 3:25 P.M.
Wyclef Jean says he was mistaken for robbery suspect
Grammy-winning musician Wyclef Jean says he was unfairly detained early Tuesday in Los Angeles County after he was mistaken for an armed robbery suspect.
UPDATED: WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8, 2017, 8:01 A.M.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti wins second term
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti claimed a second term, easily trouncing 10 little-known rivals in an election with a tiny turnout but potentially major implications for the nation’s second-largest city.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, MARCH 5, 2017, 11:17 P.M.
Washington state-bound Afghan family detained in Los Angeles asks for release
An Afghan family of five who obtained special visas to relocate to the U.S. were detained by immigration officials when they arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on Thursday and …
THURSDAY, FEB. 23, 2017, 2:09 P.M.
Rare baby bongo antelope makes debut at Los Angeles Zoo
A rare baby bongo has made its debut at the Los Angeles Zoo.
TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2017, 5:24 A.M.
How do you cool a city in a warming world?
Globally, 2016 was the warmest year on record. In Los Angeles, temperature records were shattered last summer during scorching heat waves that saw highs of 100 degrees for five days …
MONDAY, FEB. 20, 2017, 5:02 P.M.
California foster father takes in only terminally ill children
The children were going to die. Mohamed Bzeek knew that. But in his more than two decades as a foster father, he took them in anyway – the sickest of …
THURSDAY, FEB. 9, 2017, 4:09 P.M.
L.A., Orange counties are home to 1 million immigrants here illegally, analysis shows
Nearly 10 percent of the nation’s 11.1 million immigrants who are in the country illegally reside in California’s Los Angeles and Orange counties, according to an analysis released Thursday by …
UPDATED: TUESDAY, FEB. 7, 2017, 5:43 P.M.
Three face murder charges in 1993 Los Angeles apartment fire
Three gang members accused in a 1993 fire set to retaliate against an attempt to quell drug sales at a Los Angeles apartment building were charged Tuesday with murder after …
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 11:49 P.M.
Two dead, two injured after van soars over Los Angeles freeway
Two women are dead after their van missed a bridge over the 101 Freeway in Los Angeles, smashing through concrete pillars and launching over six lanes of traffic before colliding …
SATURDAY, FEB. 4, 2017, 3:30 P.M.
Arrests made in 1993 Los Angeles fire that killed 10
Police have arrested several people for a 1993 apartment building fire that killed 10 people, including seven children, it was announced Saturday.
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 1, 2017, 2:10 P.M.
Federal judge in LA orders a temporary halt to Trump’s travel ban
A federal judge in Los Angeles has added another legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s controversial suspension of travel from a group of predominantly Muslim countries, issuing an emergency order …
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 2:48 P.M.
How L.A. went from bone-dry to 216 percent above average rainfall in four months
According to the latest federal maps, Southern California is still in a drought. But the dry conditions that have mired the region for more than five years have definitely shifted …
TUESDAY, JAN. 17, 2017, 2 A.M.
New NFL stadium would play key role in 2024 L.A. Olympics
Organizers trying to land the 2024 Summer Olympics for Los Angeles would include a new football stadium in the games’ ceremonies.
SATURDAY, DEC. 31, 2016, 8 A.M.
Everyday items emit heartache at broken-relationships museum
The original Museum of Broken Relationships opened in Zagreb, Croatia, in 2010 after growing out of a touring collection that crisscrossed Europe, Asia and the U.S. A second museum is …
TUESDAY, DEC. 20, 2016, 7:32 A.M.
San Francisco to announce new LAPD veteran as police chief
The mayor of San Francisco plans to announce that he has picked a veteran Los Angeles deputy chief to lead the city’s police department, which has been under scrutiny after …
THURSDAY, DEC. 15, 2016, 11:35 A.M.
Mountain lion in wildlife study killed on California freeway
A mountain lion that was part of a Southern California wildlife study has been struck and killed on a Los Angeles-area freeway.
TUESDAY, DEC. 6, 2016, 8:13 A.M.
L.A. transit security boosted after subway threat
In a show of confidence, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti is taking a subway to work from a station that has been threatened with attack.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 30, 2016, 8:37 A.M.
NBC boss and TV hit-making titan Grant Tinker dies at age 90
Grant Tinker, who brought new polish to the TV world and beloved shows to the audience as both a producer and a network boss, has died. He was 90.
MONDAY, NOV. 28, 2016, 2:22 P.M.
Former Playboy playmate pleads not guilty in body shaming case
An attorney for a former Playboy playmate pleaded not guilty on her behalf Monday to charges that she secretly photographed a 70-year-old woman in the nude in the shower area …
TUESDAY, NOV. 22, 2016, 1:20 P.M.
Kanye West hospitalized in Los Angeles
Kanye West has been hospitalized in Los Angeles after abruptly canceling the last 21 dates of his national tour.
SUNDAY, NOV. 20, 2016, 8 P.M.
Longtime Los Angeles sports fixture Joe Resnick passes away
Joe Resnick, a correspondent who covered Los Angeles sports for The Associated Press for more than three decades, died Sunday after a six-month struggle with cancer. He was 62.
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 16, 2016, 4:46 P.M.
Leonard Cohen died in sleep after fall, manager says
Leonard Cohen’s manager says the singer-songwriter died in his sleep after falling down in the middle of the night at his Los Angeles home.
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 11:23 A.M.
Body-shaming Playboy model charged in L.A.
Los Angeles prosecutors have charged a Playboy model who took a photo of a naked woman in a gym locker room and posted it to social media with insulting comments …
TUESDAY, OCT. 25, 2016, 10:21 A.M.
250 animals rescued, 35 animals killed in L.A. pet store fire
Authorities say nearly 3 dozen animals were killed when flames ripped through a Los Angeles pet shop.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 4:59 P.M.
Rapper Coolio arrested after loaded gun found at LA airport
Authorities say rapper Coolio has been arrested after a loaded firearm was found in a carry-on bag during security screening at Los Angeles International Airport.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 17, 2016, 2:23 P.M.
Man in custody after armed standoff aboard Amtrak train in Los Angeles
An hourslong standoff with an armed man who barricaded himself aboard an Amtrak train ended early Saturday after police used tear gas.
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 31, 2016, 7:22 A.M.
Chris Brown freed after police stand-off, arrest
Chris Brown can’t avoid trouble. Following a bizarre, hourslong stand-off with police, the “No Air” and “Kiss Kiss” singer was arrested Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of assault with a deadly …
TUESDAY, AUG. 30, 2016, 12:17 P.M.
Chris Brown arrested on suspicion of assault with deadly weapon
Los Angeles police are seeking a search warrant for singer Chris Brown’s Tarzana home to look for a weapon he allegedly used to threaten a woman early Tuesday morning, according …
MONDAY, AUG. 29, 2016, 10:05 A.M.
False reports made LAX scare hard to avoid
A false report of gunshots that sent panicked travelers fleeing from Los Angeles International Airport came right after officers with weapons drawn detained a masked man dressed in black and …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016, 9:47 P.M.
False report of gunman at Los Angeles airport creates panic
Police say they are searching the terminals and social media posts show many people fleeing Los Angeles International Airport amid rumors of a possible shooting.