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Eccentric millionaire Robert Durst faces trial in friend’s killing

There is almost no physical evidence connecting New York real estate heir Robert Durst to the slaying of his best friend in Los Angeles 20 years ago. What does link …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 3, 2020

1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting on Greyhound bus in California

A man cursing and muttering incoherently opened fire aboard a packed Greyhound bus in Southern California early Monday, killing one person and wounding five others in a seemingly random attack …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 29, 2020

2 critically injured in Los Angeles high-rise apartment fire

Firefighters made a dramatic ladder rescue of a man about to jump from a burning Los Angeles apartment building on Wednesday and helicopters plucked people from the roof of the …


UPDATED: Sun., Jan. 26, 2020

Odds-maker Sports Betting Dime favors Billie Eilish sweep at Grammy Awards

According to odds-makers sportsbettingdime.com, newcomer Billie Eilish is favored to capture all four of the most-coveted awards today at the Grammy Awards at Staples Center in Los Angeles: Album of …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 15, 2020

US investigating why jet dumped fuel that doused schoolkids

U.S. authorities will investigate why an airliner with engine trouble dumped jet fuel over a densely populated area near Los Angeles while making an emergency return to the airport, dousing …


Harvey Weinstein indicted on new sex crimes charges in LA

Harvey Weinstein has been indicted on new sex crime charges in Los Angeles, just as his trial on separate rape and sexual assault charges in New York was poised to …


Los Angeles prosecutors reviewing 8 cases against Weinstein

Prosecutors in Los Angeles are reviewing eight cases accusing disgraced film mogul Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, an official said Thursday.


Bel-Air’s ‘Beverly Hillbillies’ mansion sells for about $150 million, a new California price record

A Los Angeles mansion built in the 1930s and seen in the credits for the TV show “The Beverly Hillbillies” has been sold for about $150 million, the highest home …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 11, 2019

West’s best? Gonzaga has had upper hand lately in Arizona series but is winless in Tucson

The Bulldogs have won the last two matchups after the Wildcats claimed six of the first seven. For the sixth-ranked Zags to continue their recent success, they’ll have to find …


Jury: Elon Musk did not defame British caver in tweet

Elon Musk did not defame a British cave explorer when he called him “pedo guy” in an angry tweet, a Los Angeles jury found Friday.


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Chris Brown holds high-end yard sale at his Los Angeles home

Chris Brown held a high-end yard sale Wednesday at his Los Angeles home, with hundreds of fans, gawkers and bargain-seekers waiting for hours to try to get a piece of …


UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 28, 2019

Utility says power lines may have started 2 California fires

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. power lines may have started two wildfires over the weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area, the utility said Monday, even though widespread blackouts were …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019

Fast-moving fire drives thousands from California homes

‘It was a whole curtain of fire’: Authorities order 100,000 evacuated in California wildfire


Delta Air Lines will use facial recognition cameras at LAX boarding gates

Delta Air Lines has begun using facial recognition technology at Los Angeles International Airport, installing cameras to identify passengers at one boarding gate and has plans to add more.


Alaska Airlines to begin direct flights next year from Spokane to Los Angeles, San Francisco

Alaska Airlines will fly direct from Spokane to Los Angeles and San Francisco beginning early next year, the Seattle-based airline has announced.


In the neighborhood: Eclectic and walkable Highland Park is a fun place to explore while in L.A.

Just a few miles from downtown, historic Highland Park is becoming one of the hippest – and most walkable – sections of L.A. It’s lined with trees, taquerias, vintage shops, …


Manson prosecutor: Keep them all locked up forever

Stephen Kay was a fresh-faced prosecutor just 27 years old and three years out of law school when circumstances handed him the Charles Manson “family” murder case.


100 years ago in Spokane: Police find missing stockbroker’s car in Los Angeles, in possession of family who owed him money

There was a sensational new development in this missing-persons case of W.H. McNutt: His automobile was found in the possession of Fay Wilkinson and her relatives.


Quakes alert Californians to be ready for dreaded ‘Big One’

Shaken residents are cleaning up from two of the biggest earthquakes to rattle California in decades as scientists warn that both should serve as a wake-up call to be ready …


UPDATED: Wed., June 26, 2019

Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients

A former campus gynecologist at the University of Southern California was charged Wednesday in the sexual assaults of 16 patients at the campus student health center, authorities said.


UPDATED: Mon., June 17, 2019

Attorney: Officer attacked without warning in Costco

The off-duty officer who shot and killed a man inside a Southern California Costco last week was attacked without warning as he held his toddler son, the policeman’s attorney said …


UPDATED: Sat., June 15, 2019

Police: Store shooting took place after man hit officer

The Corona Police Department says a fatal shooting inside a Costco warehouse store Friday night took place after a 32-year-old man attacked an off-duty police officer


UPDATED: Fri., April 26, 2019

Possible measles exposures increase to 900 at L.A. universities; quarantines ordered

More than 900 students and staff members at two Los Angeles universities have been quarantined on campus or sent home in one of the most sweeping efforts to contain the …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019

Nipsey Hussle, a hometown hero, immortalized at memorial

Nipsey Hussle, a hometown hero, immortalized at Los Angeles memorial and sprawling street procession


UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 22, 2019

Los Angeles teachers approve contract, end strike

Teachers overwhelmingly approved a new contract Tuesday and planned to return to the classroom after a six-day strike over funding and staffing in the nation’s second-largest school district.


Los Angeles teachers set to strike in nation’s second-largest system

Teachers in Los Angeles, home to the nation’s second-largest school system, went on strike Monday, taking to rain-soaked streets as their union battles with the school system to reverse years …


L.A. sues IBM’s Weather Channel for user location tracking

The city of Los Angeles is suing IBM Corp.’s Weather Channel unit, accusing the company of misleading consumers about how their location data was being used.


Suspect in LA synagogue attack found competent for trial

Prosecutors say a Seattle man accused of trying to run over two Jewish men outside a Los Angeles synagogue has been found competent to stand trial.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 18, 2018

Los Angeles takes step toward banning sale of fur products

Los Angeles, one of the world’s major fashion centers and long a symbol of glitz and glamour, is taking steps to ban the sale of new fur products, a move …


Rapper Young Thug booked on weapons charge in Los Angeles

Rapper Young Thug was arrested in Los Angeles after officers found a concealed firearm inside his car, authorities said Friday.