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  • 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,...
  • Alaska Airlines pilot's death is a mystery

    Alaska Airlines pilot's death is a mystery
    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 Morris of Richland, Wash.,...
  • 'Modern Family' actress and boyfriend had unlawful sex in Montrose home, mom charges

    Authorities are investigating an allegation by the mother of "Modern Family" star Ariel Winter that her daughter's 18-year-old boyfriend had unlawful sex with the 14-year-old actress, according to sources familiar with the investigation. The L.A....
  • No charges expected in probes of 'Modern Family' actress, mother

    L.A. County sheriff's detectives plans to present their findings to prosecutors in two separate investigations involving  "Modern Family" actress Ariel Winter, law enforcement sources said. The sources said they doubted either investigation -- one...
  • No 'physical abuse' found in 'Modern Family' probe, source says

    After several days of investigation, detectives don't believe documentable crimes occurred in the public battle between "Modern Family" actress Ariel Winter and her mother, a law enforcement source said. L.A. County sheriff's officials have spent the...
  • Winners of the L.A. Times' 2011 Editorial Awards

     
    The Times' Editorial Awards for 2011, handed out in a ceremony Thursday night, honored what Editor Davan Maharaj called "the staples of our craft -- long-form feature writing, watchdog journalism and great photography ... also the creative and...
  • 5 LAPD officers investigated in mother's death; family wants answers

     
    The grandmother of a woman who died after a confrontation with Los Angeles police officers is demanding answers as LAPD Chief Charlie Beck promised a full investigation. "I take all in-custody death investigations very seriously," Beck said in a...