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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...
  • Motive still a mystery in slaying of movie executive Gavin Smith

     
    After months of speculation, Los Angeles County sheriff’s investigators confirmed Thursday they believed missing Fox movie executive Gavin Smith was murdered and publicly named a convicted drug dealer a person of interest in the case. The revelation...
  • Dorner: Women mistakenly shot by LAPD could get more money

     
    Two women whose truck was riddled by police gunfire during the pursuit of fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner will a receive $40,000 cash settlement to replace their vehicle, but it remains to be determined how much additional compensation they will...
  • Gavin Smith's wife: Family 'devastated,' worst suspicions confirmed

     
    Gavin Smith's wife said she and her sons are "devastated" by news from homicide investigators that they believe the Fox executive was killed....
  • Women shot by LAPD in Dorner pursuit to get $40,000 to buy truck

     
    Two women whose truck was riddled with bullets fired by Los Angeles Police officers in a case of mistaken identity during the pursuit of fugitive ex-cop Christopher Dorner will a receive $40,000 cash settlement to replace their vehicle....
  • 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...