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  • 'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies

    'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies
    It was 1985 and the Southland was in the grip of fear as a series of grisly killings committed by a man police called "the Night Stalker" continued to scar the calendar, setting the region on edge. Among Richard Ramirez's victims were a traffic...
  • Michael Hastings dies at 33; his article led general to resign

    Michael Hastings, an aggressive and iconoclastic journalist whose reporting exposed the vagaries of the war in Iraq and helped bring down the top U.S. general in Afghanistan, died early Tuesday in a car crash in Los Angeles, according to two of his...
  • CHP arrests motorcyclist who punched cars during pursuit through tri-city area

    A motorcyclist was arrested Wednesday afternoon following a bizarre high-speed chase in which the suspect punched several vehicles and eventually ended up off-road in a freeway construction zone in Sun Valley. The pursuit of the orange motorcycle...
  • Federal grand jury still probing Burbank Police Department, records show

    Federal grand jury still probing Burbank Police Department, records show
    A federal grand jury is continuing to examine evidence as part of a years-long investigation into alleged civil rights violations by Burbank police officers, according to court documents and sources familiar with the investigation. Officials with the U....
  • Suspects in medical marijuana clinic robbery crash truck after chase

    Two men who allegedly robbed a medical marijuana clinic in Woodland Hills were arrested early Wednesday after crashing their truck into a building in South Los Angeles during a pursuit, officials said. Around 4:30 a.m., patrol officers with the LAPD's...
  • Officials urge the public to not clog 911 lines for odor inquiries

    Officials are urging residents not to clog 911 lines as investigators look into the source of a mysterious foul odor reported across Southern California on Monday. The Air Quality Management District is investigating the source of the smell, which some...
  • Foul stink likely tied to dead fish at Salton Sea, strong winds

    Foul stink likely tied to dead fish at Salton Sea, strong winds
    Authorities said the foul smell reported by thousands of Southern California residents from Palm Springs to Ventura County was most likely caused by a fish die-off at the Salton Sea combined with strong winds overnight that pushed the smell into the Los...
  • North Hollywood man accused of killing his parents

    Prosecutors charged a North Hollywood man with capital murder Tuesday in connection with the slaying of his parents. Jonathan Mercado, 25, was charged by the Los Angeles County district attorney's office with two counts of murder with the special...
  • Police target 'knock-knock' burglars on Westside, Valley

    Police target 'knock-knock' burglars on Westside, Valley
    Los Angeles police searched seven locations Wednesday, including a bank and several pawn shops, searching for evidence in connection with so-called knock-knock burglars who have been targeting affluent neighborhoods. Burglars fitting the same mode of...
  • Man found dead along 5 Freeway in Burbank was Alaska Airlines pilot

    A 55-year-old man found dead along an off-ramp of the 5 Freeway in Burbank was an Alaska Airlines pilot, sources said Wednesday. A passerby spotted the body along a fence at the Scott Road off-ramp about 6 p.m. Tuesday and called authorities, said...
  • Alaska Airlines says dead pilot found near I-5 in Burbank 'highly respected' and in 'good health'

    Alaska Airlines says dead pilot found near I-5 in Burbank 'highly respected' and in 'good health'
    Alaska Airlines released a statement Wednesday saying the company was “deeply saddened” by the death of a 55-year-old veteran pilot who was found dead along an off-ramp of the 5 Freeway in Burbank. The man, Lee Clifford Morris of Richland,...