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  • US officials: Video shows American's beheading

    US officials: Video shows American's beheading

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:04 AM EDT2014-08-20 05:04:32 GMT
    The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.
    A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants...
  • American killed in Syria a journalist at heart

    American killed in Syria a journalist at heart

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:04 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:04:37 GMT
    Journalist James Foley, captured and held six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there. It didn't matter. He was a...
    Journalist James Foley, captured and held six weeks while covering the uprising in Libya, knew the risks when he went to Syria in 2012 to cover the escalating violence there. It didn't matter. He was a journalist at...
  • Fullerton: Man in Wheelchair Struck & Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver

    Fullerton: Man in Wheelchair Struck & Killed By Hit-and-Run Driver

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:28 PM EDT2014-08-20 03:28:02 GMT
    People knew him by the first name, Mark. Most of those who live or work in the Fullerton neighborhood around Orangethorpe and Vine avenues described him as a nice homeless man, older, a hard drinker, who got around in a wheelchair.
    People knew him by the first name, Mark. Most of those who live or work in the Fullerton neighborhood around Orangethorpe and Vine avenues described him as a nice homeless man, older, a hard drinker, who got around in a wheelchair.
  • Malibu Vineyards in Supervisor Yaroslavsky's Crosshairs

    Malibu Vineyards in Supervisor Yaroslavsky's Crosshairs

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:30 PM EDT2014-08-20 02:30:58 GMT
    On Tuesday the LA County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on a massive local use plan to protect the coast and Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area.You may or may not realize that there are several dozen small vineyards in the Santa Monica Mountains.
    On Tuesday the LA County Board of Supervisors is expected to vote on a massive local use plan to protect the coast and Santa Monica Mountains Recreation Area.You may or may not realize that there are several dozen small vineyards in the Santa Monica Mountains.
  • Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 19

    Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 19

    Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 19

     Topics today include LAUSD Changes Discipline Policy; Latest Manziel Controversy in Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 19
     Topics today include LAUSD Changes Discipline Policy; Latest Manziel Controversy in Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 19

  • Review Finds LAPD Video Camera Systems Need Upgrading

    Review Finds LAPD Video Camera Systems Need Upgrading

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 11:43 AM EDT2014-08-19 15:43:25 GMT
    Police station surveillance cameras fail to fully capture footage of "critical'' incidents, including a case in which a man died while in custody at the Southwest Station last September, according to a report released today by the Los Angeles Office of the Inspector General.
    Police station surveillance cameras fail to fully capture footage of "critical'' incidents, including a case in which a man died while in custody at the Southwest Station last September, according to a report released today by the Los Angeles Office of the Inspector General.
  • Malibu Residents Unite To Protest PCB-Free School Zones

    Malibu Residents Unite To Protest PCB-Free School Zones

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:08 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:08:11 GMT
    It is the first day of class for three Malibu schools. The campuses were deemed safe, despite concerns from parents that cancer-causing agents are still present.Just last week, several celebrities joined about 150 Malibu residents calling for additional testing for contaminants at Malibu middle and high schools and Juan Cabrillo elementary.
    It is the first day of class for three Malibu schools. The campuses were deemed safe, despite concerns from parents that cancer-causing agents are still present.Just last week, several celebrities joined about 150 Malibu residents calling for additional testing for contaminants at Malibu middle and high schools and Juan Cabrillo elementary.
  • Police: 2 South Pasadena Students Planned High School Shooting

    Police: 2 South Pasadena Students Planned High School Shooting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 10:04 AM EDT2014-08-19 14:04:31 GMT
    Two teenage boys have been arrested after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.
    Two teenage boys have been arrested after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.
  • SUV Plows into Pacoima Little Caesar's

    SUV Plows into Pacoima Little Caesar's

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 1:40 AM EDT2014-08-19 05:40:16 GMT
    As she whimpered, Mercedes Ayala said “I'll never forget this in my life. I said thanks God.”Ayala and her 25-year-old niece Marisela Figueroa were waiting inside Little Caesar's for the pizza they ordered when suddenly white Toyota RAV4 SUV plowed into the store pushing the counter back about 5 feet back and injuring a total of 10 people including the driver.
    As she whimpered, Mercedes Ayala said “I'll never forget this in my life. I said thanks God.”Ayala and her 25-year-old niece Marisela Figueroa were waiting inside Little Caesar's for the pizza they ordered when suddenly white Toyota RAV4 SUV plowed into the store pushing the counter back about 5 feet back and injuring a total of 10 people including the driver.
  • Horses Helping Teens With Addiction

    Horses Helping Teens With Addiction

    Monday, August 18 2014 11:35 PM EDT2014-08-19 03:35:35 GMT
    What can a horse do to help an addict overcome the demons of addiction? A lot. At the Newport Academy, a residential treatment facility based in Orange, young teens experience a unique feature in equine therapy.
    What can a horse do to help an addict overcome the demons of addiction? A lot. At the Newport Academy, a residential treatment facility based in Orange, young teens experience a unique feature in equine therapy.
  • Police: 2 California boys planned school shooting

    Police: 2 California boys planned school shooting

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-19 02:44:25 GMT
    Two teenage boys were arrested Monday after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.
    Two teenage boys were arrested Monday after making specific plans to kill three staffers then gun down as many students as possible at their Southern California high school, police said.
  • Obama Speaks About Situations In Iraq, Ferguson

    Obama Speaks About Situations In Iraq, Ferguson

    Monday, August 18 2014 9:04 PM EDT2014-08-19 01:04:37 GMT
    President Barack Obama plans to speak Monday about the situations in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri, after meeting with top aides on both trouble spots.
    President Barack Obama plans to speak Monday about the situations in Iraq and in Ferguson, Missouri, after meeting with top aides on both trouble spots.
  • 1 Dead, 1 Captured, LAPD Officer Wounded

    1 Dead, 1 Captured, LAPD Officer Wounded

    Monday, August 18 2014 8:03 PM EDT2014-08-19 00:03:29 GMT
    A three-hour search for two gunmen who had fired at officers during a freeway pursuit ended in South L.A. today with one dead, one captured and an LAPD officer with a gunshot wound to the leg, authorities said.
    A three-hour search for two gunmen who had fired at officers during a freeway pursuit ended in South L.A. today with one dead, one captured and an LAPD officer with a gunshot wound to the leg, authorities said.
  • Deal or No Big Deal Monday August 18th

    Deal or No Big Deal Monday August 18th

    Deal or No Big Deal Monday August 18th

    Topics today include Governor Rick Perry Indicted; Assange Says He is Leaving Embassy, in Deal or No Big Deal Monday August 18th
    Topics today include Governor Rick Perry Indicted; Assange Says He is Leaving Embassy, in Deal or No Big Deal Monday August 18th

  • New Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Rallies Fans At Festival

    New Clippers Owner Steve Ballmer Rallies Fans At Festival

    Monday, August 18 2014 4:49 PM EDT2014-08-18 20:49:30 GMT
    A new era formally began today for the Los Angeles Clippers, as fist-pumping, high-fiving new owner Steve Ballmer rallied  thousands of fans into a frenzy at Staples Center, bellowing chants into a  microphone and vowing to run a "hard-core" franchise that will deliver championships. 
    A new era formally began today for the Los Angeles Clippers, as fist-pumping, high-fiving new owner Steve Ballmer rallied  thousands of fans into a frenzy at Staples Center, bellowing chants into a  microphone and vowing to run a "hard-core" franchise that will deliver championships. 
  • Standoff In Bellflower Ends; Suspect Killed

    Standoff In Bellflower Ends; Suspect Killed

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:41 PM EDT2014-08-18 19:41:48 GMT
    A person believed to be armed and holding a female hostage was barricaded inside a location in Bellflower today. 
    A person believed to be armed and holding a female hostage was barricaded inside a location in Bellflower today. 
  • Body Found On Trail Near Laurel Canyon

    Body Found On Trail Near Laurel Canyon

    Monday, August 18 2014 3:10 PM EDT2014-08-18 19:10:55 GMT
    Authorities say a body has been found on a remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park in Los Angeles. City fire spokesman Brian Humphrey says officials received a call Monday morning from a hiker about a possibly injured person. 
    Authorities say a body has been found on a remote trail near Laurel Canyon Park in Los Angeles. City fire spokesman Brian Humphrey says officials received a call Monday morning from a hiker about a possibly injured person. 
  • Teen Arrested After Instagram Hoax

    Teen Arrested After Instagram Hoax

    Monday, August 18 2014 10:17 AM EDT2014-08-18 14:17:59 GMT
    A teenager was taken into custody for allegedly posting a hoax Instagram threat to shoot Valencia High School students following a series of calls from worried parents to the Santa Clarita sheriff's station, authorities said on Sunday. 
    A teenager was taken into custody for allegedly posting a hoax Instagram threat to shoot Valencia High School students following a series of calls from worried parents to the Santa Clarita sheriff's station, authorities said on Sunday. 
  • Last Call For Colossus!

    Last Call For Colossus!

    Saturday, August 16 2014 1:37 AM EDT2014-08-16 05:37:11 GMT
    Colossus, the king of wooden roller coasters located here at Six Flags Magic Mountain, will end its 36-year reign on Saturday.
    Colossus, the king of wooden roller coasters located here at Six Flags Magic Mountain, will end its 36-year reign on Saturday.
  • Prizes For Votes?

    Prizes For Votes?

    Saturday, August 16 2014 12:25 AM EDT2014-08-16 04:25:15 GMT
    'Psssst.... hey... buddy, I have a deal for you.. here's 25 bucks.. vote for my guy will ya?" That's a fictional scenario but not an unrealistic one, which is why paying for votes is illegal. But how about a random prize drawing that gives some cash to say, every 100th voter to show up at a polling place? Would that be illegal ?
    'Psssst.... hey... buddy, I have a deal for you.. here's 25 bucks.. vote for my guy will ya?" That's a fictional scenario but not an unrealistic one, which is why paying for votes is illegal. But how about a random prize drawing that gives some cash to say, every 100th voter to show up at a polling place? Would that be illegal ?
  • The Great Patch Trash is Trashier Than Ever

    The Great Patch Trash is Trashier Than Ever

    Friday, August 15 2014 11:55 PM EDT2014-08-16 03:55:17 GMT
    "I'm shocked... I'm shocked" said the Captain of Algalita. The 50 foot vessel has been used for research since 1997. 15 years ago Captain Charlie Moore took the boat to sea and discovered what became known the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" in the Northern Pacific.
    "I'm shocked... I'm shocked" said the Captain of Algalita. The 50 foot vessel has been used for research since 1997. 15 years ago Captain Charlie Moore took the boat to sea and discovered what became known the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch" in the Northern Pacific.
  • Deal or No Big Deal Friday August 15

    Deal or No Big Deal Friday August 15

    Deal or No Big Deal Friday August 15

     Topics today include Twitter to Change Policies on Trolls; Cash Lottery For Voters? in Deal or No Big Deal Friday August 15th

     Topics today include Twitter to Change Policies on Trolls; Cash Lottery For Voters? in Deal or No Big Deal Friday August 15th

  • Thousands Of Marijuana Plants Discovered In Muddy Canyon

    Thousands Of Marijuana Plants Discovered In Muddy Canyon

    Friday, August 15 2014 3:33 PM EDT2014-08-15 19:33:53 GMT
    Orange County sheriff's investigators hiked up into the Muddy Canyon area of Laguna Wilderness Park today to yank out thousands of marijuana plants.
    Orange County sheriff's investigators hiked up into the Muddy Canyon area of Laguna Wilderness Park today to yank out thousands of marijuana plants.
  • 3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes The Malibu Area

    3.4 Magnitude Earthquake Shakes The Malibu Area

    At approximately 10:03 am Pacific Time on Friday, August 15th, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook the Los Angeles area, centered 9km south/southwest of Malibu Beach, according to the USGS. No reports of damage have been initially reported.
    At approximately 10:03 am Pacific Time on Friday, August 15th, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook the Los Angeles area, centered 9km south/southwest of Malibu Beach, according to the USGS. No reports of damage have been initially reported.
  • Man Killed In Garage Explosion In Orange County

    Man Killed In Garage Explosion In Orange County

    Friday, August 15 2014 1:28 PM EDT2014-08-15 17:28:02 GMT
    Authorities today identified a man who was killed in an explosion in the garage of his home in Orange and said it was an accident. The blast in the 600 block of East Oakmont Street occurred around 11:20p.m. Thursday.
    Authorities today identified a man who was killed in an explosion in the garage of his home in Orange and said it was an accident. The blast in the 600 block of East Oakmont Street occurred around 11:20p.m. Thursday.
  • CHP Investigates After Car Crashes into Suspected Marijuana Grow House

    CHP Investigates After Car Crashes into Suspected Marijuana Grow House

    Friday, August 15 2014 1:08 PM EDT2014-08-15 17:08:22 GMT
    A Sargent from the California Highway Patrol's Special Investigation Unit says they found "criminal activity" inside a warehouse in Huntington Park after a car crashed into it during a police chase overnight.
    A Sargent from the California Highway Patrol's Special Investigation Unit says they found "criminal activity" inside a warehouse in Huntington Park after a car crashed into it during a police chase overnight.
  • Is Every Child Entitled To A Free Public Education Regardless Of Immigration Status?

    Is Every Child Entitled To A Free Public Education Regardless Of Immigration Status?

    Friday, August 15 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-08-15 14:40:30 GMT
    John Deasy could have a career as an evangelical preacher. That's my humble opinion after watching him up close advocating for children since he was appointed Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District in April of 2011.
    John Deasy could have a career as an evangelical preacher. That's my humble opinion after watching him up close advocating for children since he was appointed Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District in April of 2011.
  • LADWP Animal Cruelty Case

    LADWP Animal Cruelty Case

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:47 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:47:51 GMT
    The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a Department of Water and Power worker who they "suspect struck a dog in the face with a department-issued metal hook" on June 20, according to a LAPD search warrant obtained by FOX 11 News.
    The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating a Department of Water and Power worker who they "suspect struck a dog in the face with a department-issued metal hook" on June 20, according to a LAPD search warrant obtained by FOX 11 News.
  • First-Time Ever California Diaper Bill Stalled?

    First-Time Ever California Diaper Bill Stalled?

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:43 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:43:03 GMT
    A lot of people were holding their breaths today. Proponents of Assembly Bill 1516 were hoping the CA Senate Appropriations Committee would vote to move the so-called "diaper bill" to the Assembly and Senate for a vote on giving the state's parents on welfare a $80 each month to help them buy diapers.
    A lot of people were holding their breaths today. Proponents of Assembly Bill 1516 were hoping the CA Senate Appropriations Committee would vote to move the so-called "diaper bill" to the Assembly and Senate for a vote on giving the state's parents on welfare a $80 each month to help them buy diapers.
  • Animal Captured On Surveillance Video In Norwalk Identified

    Animal Captured On Surveillance Video In Norwalk Identified

    Friday, August 15 2014 9:04 AM EDT2014-08-15 13:04:25 GMT
    Two weeks ago a surveillance camera on a Norwalk store captured the image of what appeared to be a strange animal. As the experts and then everyone else from here to Japan started weighing in by email it became an African lioness, a jaguar .. a cougar.
    Two weeks ago a surveillance camera on a Norwalk store captured the image of what appeared to be a strange animal. As the experts and then everyone else from here to Japan started weighing in by email it became an African lioness, a jaguar .. a cougar.
  • Child Dies, Others Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash on 60 Freeway

    Child Dies, Others Injured In Multi-Vehicle Crash on 60 Freeway

    Thursday, August 14 2014 3:26 PM EDT2014-08-14 19:26:40 GMT
    [PHOTO GALLERYSeven people were injured today, five critically, in a multi-vehicle crash on the eastbound Pomona (60) Freeway, leaving the freeway blocked in both directions, authorities said.
    [PHOTO GALLERYA multi-vehicle crash involving a tanker truck on the eastbound Pomona (60) Freeway in South El Monte Thursday morning left a 5-year-old girl dead and several other people critically injured.
  • AVP Manhattan Beach Volleyball Open Begins

    AVP Manhattan Beach Volleyball Open Begins

    Thursday, August 14 2014 2:30 PM EDT2014-08-14 18:30:16 GMT
    They call it the "Wimbledon" of beach Volleyball, the 55th playing of the AVP Manhattan Beach Open starts Thursday morning and and continues through Sunday.
    They call it the "Wimbledon" of beach Volleyball, the 55th playing of the AVP Manhattan Beach Open starts Thursday morning and and continues through Sunday.
  • Clippers Tickets Go On Sale Friday

    Clippers Tickets Go On Sale Friday

    Thursday, August 14 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-08-14 15:15:06 GMT
    Individual regular-season game tickets for the Los Angeles Clippers will go on sale at noon Friday. The Clippers' 41-game home schedule at Staples Center will begin Oct. 30th.
    Individual regular-season game tickets for the Los Angeles Clippers will go on sale at noon Friday. The Clippers' 41-game home schedule at Staples Center will begin Oct. 30th.
  • City Officials To Offer Free WiFi In 6 Parks

    City officials to offer free WiFi in 6 parks

    City officials plan to introduce on Thursday a free public WiFi service at six parks, as well as a mobile service request site.
    City officials plan to introduce on Thursday a free public WiFi service at six parks, as well as a mobile service request site.
  • King Of Pop Premieres New Music Video on Twitter

    King Of Pop Premieres New Music Video on Twitter

    Thursday, August 14 2014 12:13 AM EDT2014-08-14 04:13:31 GMT
    Though he's been gone for several years now, new material from Michael Jackson just keeps on coming.
    Though he's been gone for several years now, new material from Michael Jackson just keeps on coming.
  • Skid Row: Cleaning Up Streets, Reaching Out To Homeless

    Skid Row: Cleaning Up Streets, Reaching Out To Homeless

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:43 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:43:18 GMT
    Cleaning crews descended on a main stretch of Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles today as part of a stepped-up effort to clear the streets of debris while simultaneously reaching out to the homeless to offer medical and mental-health services.
    Cleaning crews descended on a main stretch of Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles today as part of a stepped-up effort to clear the streets of debris while simultaneously reaching out to the homeless to offer medical and mental-health services.
  • Investigation Into Beating Of Mentally Disabled Man By Deputies

    Investigation Into Beating Of Mentally Disabled Man By Deputies

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 3:27 PM EDT2014-08-13 19:27:52 GMT
    The Compton chapter of the NAACP called today for a federal investigation into the July 14 beating by sheriff's deputies of a mentally disabled man at a city park, a beating that the civil rights organization claims left the man with permanent injuries. 
    The Compton chapter of the NAACP called today for a federal investigation into the July 14 beating by sheriff's deputies of a mentally disabled man at a city park, a beating that the civil rights organization claims left the man with permanent injuries. 
  • Shot pregnant woman gives birth in LA County

    Shot pregnant woman gives birth in LA County

    Los Angeles County authorities say a pregnant woman who was shot several times has given birth.
    Los Angeles County authorities say a pregnant woman who was shot several times has given birth.
  • Parents, Celebrities Demanding Safe Environment At Malibu High

    Parents, Celebrities Demanding Safe Environment At Malibu High

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:25 PM EDT2014-08-13 17:25:34 GMT
    Parents in Malibu are demanding a safe environment for all students attending Malibu High School and Juan Cabrillo Elementary School. 
    Parents in Malibu are demanding a safe environment for all students attending Malibu High School and Juan Cabrillo Elementary School. 
  • School Lockdown Lifted; No Suspicious People On Campus

    School Lockdown Lifted; No Suspicious People On Campus

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 1:11 PM EDT2014-08-13 17:11:00 GMT
    According to the Los Angeles Unified School District, the lockdown has been lifted at Allessandro Elementary School in the Silver Lake area, and no suspicious people were found on the campus. 
    According to the Los Angeles Unified School District, the lockdown has been lifted at Allessandro Elementary School in the Silver Lake area, and no suspicious people were found on the campus. 
  • 1 Dead, 2 Injured In Santa Ana Shooting

    1 Dead, 2 Injured In Santa Ana Shooting

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 10:33 AM EDT2014-08-13 14:33:02 GMT
    A car came under gunfire in Santa Ana, leaving a man dead and two women injured, police said on Wednesday. The compact sedan was near the intersection of North Main Street and West 12th Street when it came under fire around 11:25 p.m. Tuesday.
    A car came under gunfire in Santa Ana, leaving a man dead and two women injured, police said on Wednesday. The compact sedan was near the intersection of North Main Street and West 12th Street when it came under fire around 11:25 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Gerald Desmond Bridge Makeover Over-budget & Behind Schedule

    Gerald Desmond Bridge Makeover Over-budget & Behind Schedule

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:48 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:48:42 GMT
    We watched as construction workers installed one of over 300 underground pillars that will support a supersized new bridge replacing the Gerald Desmond at the Port of Long Beach.
    We watched as construction workers installed one of over 300 underground pillars that will support a supersized new bridge replacing the Gerald Desmond at the Port of Long Beach.
  • Police Commissioners Vote: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Gets Second Term

    Police Commissioners Vote: LAPD Chief Charlie Beck Gets Second Term

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:41:23 GMT
    Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck was re-appointed today by the city Police Commission and will serve another five years as head of the department.
    Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck was re-appointed today by the city Police Commission and will serve another five years as head of the department.
  • Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89

    Lauren Bacall, sultry-voiced actress, dead at 89

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 11:20 PM EDT2014-08-13 03:20:57 GMT
    Lauren Bacall, the award-winning actress and Humphrey Bogart's partner off and on the screen, has died. She was 89.
    Lauren Bacall was a movie star from almost her first moment on the silver screen.
  • Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 12

    Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 12

    Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 12

     Topics today include Steubenville Rapists Back on the Team; Clinton Criticizes President in Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 12
     Topics today include Steubenville Rapists Back on the Team; Clinton Criticizes President in Deal or No Big Deal Tuesday August 12

  • Marin County Sheriffs: Robin Williams Death Was Suicide By Hanging

    Marin County Sheriffs: Robin Williams Death Was Suicide By Hanging

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 2:50 PM EDT2014-08-12 18:50:43 GMT
    He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and seemingly endless good humor resided demons so dark they could push Robin Williams to suicide.
    He was the funniest guy in the room, something that made it all the harder for friends and fans to accept that beneath that reservoir of frenetic energy and seemingly endless good humor resided demons so dark they could push Robin Williams to suicide.
  • Steve Ballmer Seals The Deal As New Owner Of LA Clippers

    Steve Ballmer Seals The Deal As New Owner Of LA Clippers

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 1:52 PM EDT2014-08-12 17:52:05 GMT

    After months of legal wrangling, the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was completed today, ending Donald Sterling's 33-year tenure as the team's owner.

    After months of legal wrangling, the $2 billion sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was completed today, ending Donald Sterling's 33-year tenure as the team's owner.

  • LAUSD Goes 'Back To School', Teachers Union Still Negotiating

    LAUSD Goes 'Back To School', Teachers Union Still Negotiating

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 10:38 AM EDT2014-08-12 14:38:44 GMT
    Students in the nation's second-largest school district will return to school today as the Los Angeles Unified School District begins its 2014-2015 school year despite lingering labor negotiations with the teachers union.
    Students in the nation's second-largest school district will return to school today as the Los Angeles Unified School District begins its 2014-2015 school year despite lingering labor negotiations with the teachers union.
  • Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Shooting, Killing His Wife

    Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Shooting, Killing His Wife

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 9:09 AM EDT2014-08-12 13:09:49 GMT
    A 59-year-old man was in custody today on suspicion of shooting and killing his wife at the Sylmar home they lived in for at least 25 years, police said.
    A 59-year-old man was in custody today on suspicion of shooting and killing his wife at the Sylmar home they lived in for at least 25 years, police said.
  • Questions Remain In Long Beach Shooting Incident

    Questions Remain In Long Beach Shooting Incident

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 8:59 AM EDT2014-08-12 12:59:17 GMT
    Was he a burglar or just a drunk who walked into the wrong hour? That is the question on third street in Long Beach, where residents are shaking their heads and wondering what happened.  
    Was he a burglar or just a drunk who walked into the wrong hour? That is the question on third street in Long Beach, where residents are shaking their heads and wondering what happened.  
  • Celebs React on Twitter - Red Carpet to Death of Robin Williams

    Celebs React on Twitter - Red Carpet to Death of Robin Williams

    Tuesday, August 12 2014 1:18 AM EDT2014-08-12 05:18:47 GMT
    As news spread that legendary comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63, stunned celebrities took to social media circles and the Red Carpet Monday to express their sadness and shock.
    As news spread that legendary comedian Robin Williams was found dead at age 63, stunned celebrities took to social media circles and the Red Carpet Monday to express their sadness and shock.
  • Suicide Prevention: Never Stop Reaching Out

    Suicide Prevention: Never Stop Reaching Out

    Monday, August 11 2014 11:22 PM EDT2014-08-12 03:22:56 GMT
    Whenever anyone takes their own life, like in the case of Robin Williams, it is a frightening and tragic reminder of how serious the impact of depression can be. Research tells us that one in ten American adults are depressed and that depression is involved in at least half of all suicides.
    Whenever anyone takes their own life, like in the case of Robin Williams, it is a frightening and tragic reminder of how serious the impact of depression can be. Research tells us that one in ten American adults are depressed and that depression is involved in at least half of all suicides.
  • Missing Boat Headed For Redondo Beach Found By Coast Guard

    Missing Boat Headed For Redondo Beach Found By Coast Guard

    Monday, August 11 2014 3:46 PM EDT2014-08-11 19:46:05 GMT

    A 17-foot boat that went missing near Rancho Palos Verdes with three people aboard was found today, with everyone safe, and was being towed to San Pedro, the U.S Coast Guard reported.

    A 17-foot boat that went missing near Rancho Palos Verdes with three people aboard was found today, with everyone safe, and was being towed to San Pedro, the U.S Coast Guard reported.

  • Police Investigate Alleged Burglar Shot & Killed In Long Beach Home

    Police Investigate Alleged Burglar Shot & Killed In Long Beach Home

    Monday, August 11 2014 3:25 PM EDT2014-08-11 19:25:06 GMT
    A Long Beach resident shot and killed a alleged burglar this morning in the Bluff Park area, a police officer said. Officers responded to the 2800 block of East Third Street at 2:24 a.m. regarding a burglary in progress, said Long Beach Officer Megan Zabel.
    A Long Beach resident shot and killed a alleged burglar this morning in the Bluff Park area, a police officer said. Officers responded to the 2800 block of East Third Street at 2:24 a.m. regarding a burglary in progress, said Long Beach Officer Megan Zabel.
  • City-Wide Water Slide Protested Due To Drought

    City-Wide Water Slide Protested Due To Drought

    Monday, August 11 2014 12:15 PM EDT2014-08-11 16:15:48 GMT
    A gigantic slip-and-slide is set to roll out in downtown LA in September, but one woman concerned about the drought says now is not the time.
    A gigantic slip-and-slide is set to roll out in downtown LA in September, but one woman concerned about the drought says now is not the time.
  • California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

    California debates 'yes means yes' sex assault law

    Sunday, August 10 2014 12:46 PM EDT2014-08-10 16:46:24 GMT
    College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no.
    College students have heard a similar refrain for years in campaigns to stop sexual assault: No means no.
  • More Security At USC!

    More Security At USC!

    Saturday, August 9 2014 1:19 AM EDT2014-08-09 05:19:07 GMT
    School officials announced extended measures for both the campus and the neighborhood that surrounds it. Among the measures:-adding more officers, both, from campus police and LAPD to be more present in the area.
    School officials announced extended measures for both the campus and the neighborhood that surrounds it. Among the measures:-adding more officers, both, from campus police and LAPD to be more present in the area.
  • Sterling appeals ruling that OK'd Clippers sale

    Sterling appeals ruling that OK'd Clippers sale

    Saturday, August 9 2014 12:35 AM EDT2014-08-09 04:35:47 GMT
    Deposed Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling has asked an appellate court to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.
    An appellate court caught in an extraordinary legal snafu refused Friday to consider Donald Sterling's request to block the $2 billion sale of the team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer but said he could file it...
  • Uber and Lyft Test Ride-Sharing/Cost-Sharing Services

    Uber and Lyft Test Ride-Sharing/Cost-Sharing Services

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:26 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:26:55 GMT
    Online car-ride services are taking a lesson from a tried and true form of transportation - CARPOOLING. Uber and Lyft have announced a new way to get around. 
    Online car-ride services are taking a lesson from a tried and true form of transportation - CARPOOLING. Uber and Lyft have announced a new way to get around. 
  • Ralph Terrazas: New LAFD Chief

    Ralph Terrazas: New LAFD Chief

    Friday, August 8 2014 11:06 PM EDT2014-08-09 03:06:02 GMT
    It's nice to see the local kids make good. Ralph Terrazas was born in Wilmington, lives in San Pedro, and now can call himself the Chief of the Los Angeles City Fire Department.
    It's nice to see the local kids make good. Ralph Terrazas was born in Wilmington, lives in San Pedro, and now can call himself the Chief of the Los Angeles City Fire Department.
  • LA County Reports First West Nile Virus Cases Of The Year

    LA County Reports First West Nile Virus Cases Of The Year

    Friday, August 8 2014 1:21 PM EDT2014-08-08 17:21:29 GMT
    Los Angeles County has recorded its first two cases of the year of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus. County health officials said Thursday that two people were infected in July.Officials say a woman in her 60s from the San Fernando Valley continues to recover at a hospital.
    Los Angeles County has recorded its first two cases of the year of the mosquito-borne West Nile virus. County health officials said Thursday that two people were infected in July.Officials say a woman in her 60s from the San Fernando Valley continues to recover at a hospital.
  • Sheriff Confirms Deputy's Bullets Killed Innocent Pico Rivera Man

    Sheriff Confirms Deputy's Bullets Killed Innocent Pico Rivera Man

    Thursday, August 7 2014 11:41 PM EDT2014-08-08 03:41:18 GMT
    It was our bullets that killed him....with those words, acting LA County Deputy Sheriff John Scott confirmed that an innocent Pico Rivera man was shot and killed by deputies during a gunfight with a parolee.
    It was our bullets that killed him....with those words, acting LA County Deputy Sheriff John Scott confirmed that an innocent Pico Rivera man was shot and killed by deputies during a gunfight with a parolee.
  • LAPD Chief Beck Responds To Controversy Involving His Children

    LAPD Chief Beck Responds To Controversy Involving His Children

    Thursday, August 7 2014 11:37 PM EDT2014-08-08 03:37:13 GMT
    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck, who is seeking a second five-year term leading the department, lashed out today at critics who have leveled allegations against him involving his children -- both LAPD officers -- calling them "disgusting'' lies.
    Los Angeles police Chief Charlie Beck, who is seeking a second five-year term leading the department, lashed out today at critics who have leveled allegations against him involving his children -- both LAPD officers -- calling them "disgusting'' lies.
  • Woman Stowaway Who Sneaked Onto Flight Arrested Again

    Woman Stowaway Who Sneaked Onto Flight Arrested Again

    Thursday, August 7 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-08-08 02:56:59 GMT
    Authorities say a woman arrested three times trying to sneak onto flights at San Francisco International Airport managed to fly from nearby San Jose to Los Angeles without a ticket — the second person to stow away aboard a flight at San Jose's airport in recent months was arrested yet again.
    Authorities say a woman arrested three times trying to sneak onto flights at San Francisco International Airport managed to fly from nearby San Jose to Los Angeles without a ticket — the second person to stow away aboard a flight at San Jose's airport in recent months was arrested yet again.
  • AMBER ALERT: Police Search For Two Children Taken From Home

    AMBER ALERT: Police Search For Two Children Taken From Home

    Thursday, August 7 2014 4:01 PM EDT2014-08-07 20:01:21 GMT
    A woman and her two children, whom she allegedly abducted from the home where they were living in their grandmother's custody, remained at large today after she returned to her mother's Exposition Park residence Wednesday night -- but without the kids, police said.
    A woman and her two children, whom she allegedly abducted from the home where they were living in their grandmother's custody, remained at large today after she returned to her mother's Exposition Park residence Wednesday night -- but without the kids, police said.
  • House Of Blues Out, New Hotels In On The Sunset Strip

    House Of Blues Out, New Hotels In On The Sunset Strip

    Tuesday, August 5 2014 2:27 PM EDT2014-08-05 18:27:11 GMT
    The sights and sounds of the Sunset Strip are set to change as plans are in motion for the famed House Of Blues to be torn down and new luxury hotels to rise in its' place.
    The sights and sounds of the Sunset Strip are set to change as plans are in motion for the famed House Of Blues to be torn down and new luxury hotels to rise in its' place.
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