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  • Proposition 46, on medical malpractice awards, fails

    Proposition 46, which would have changed California's medical malpractice law, has failed, AP reports. It would have raised the limit on lawsuit awards for pain and suffering from $250,000 to about $1.1 million, to account for inflation since the cap...
  • Encino man pleads not guilty in Griffith Park attack

    Encino man pleads not guilty in Griffith Park attack
    An Encino man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to attacking a man with a rock and a steel trash can at Griffith Park, authorities said. Tyrone Isumu, 54, is charged with attempted murder after severely injuring the man, who is comatose and has paralysis,...
  • More than 60% of state parole agents' caseloads exceed policy limits

    More than 60% of state parole agents' caseloads exceed policy limits
    More than 60% of California’s parole agents monitoring sex offenders have caseloads that exceed department policy, a report released Wednesday from the Office of the Inspector General found. An agent can have 20 high-risk or 40 non-high-risk...
  • Missing Fox executive's remains found by hikers in rural desert

    Missing Fox executive's remains found by hikers in rural desert
    The remains of Gavin Smith, a 20th Century Fox distribution executive who disappeared more than two years ago, have been found and positively identified by the Los Angeles County coroner, authorities said late Wednesday. Smith had not been seen since...
  • Two Long Beach men held on suspicion of running PCP lab in home

    Two Long Beach men were arrested Friday after an alleged lab for producing PCP was discovered, officials say. Authorities responded about 1 a.m. to a home in the 4300 block of Maury Avenue after neighbors reported a strong chemical smell, according to a...
  • Fourth victim of Washington high school shooting dies

    Fourth victim of Washington high school shooting dies
    Andrew Fryberg, one of the students shot at a Washington state high school last month, succumbed to his injuries Friday night, according to Harborview Medical Center officials. Fryberg, 15, died 14 days after he was shot in the head at Marysville-...
  • LAPD searching for shooting suspect in Highland Park

    LAPD searching for shooting suspect in Highland Park
    A busy Highland Park thoroughfare was shut down Tuesday night as LAPD officers searched for a male suspect believed to have shot another man. The shooting occurred about 9:20 p.m. in the 6000 block of Fayette Street, said LAPD Officer Nuria Vanegas....
  • Pathologist hired by Michael Brown family to testify before grand jury

    Pathologist hired by Michael Brown family to testify before grand jury
    A private pathologist who examined Michael Brown's body is expected to appear this week in front of the grand jury investigating the 18-year-old's shooting death by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer, a family attorney said Wednesday. Dr. Michael Baden...
  • Gardena man charged with murder in barbershop shooting

    Gardena man charged with murder in barbershop shooting
    A Gardena man was charged Thursday with killing a South Los Angeles barber during a robbery earlier this year. Mark Lequan Alford, 35, is charged with one count of murder with the special circumstances of a robbery, and with using a gun. Alford is...
  • Man who ordered 'We love ISIS' hat arrested on weapons charges

    Man who ordered 'We love ISIS' hat arrested on weapons charges
    Prosecutors have filed charges against a man they say ordered a "We Love ISIS" hat and proclaimed that "millions of Americans are going to die." David Diaz Sr., 54, of San Mateo faces weapon charges after police and FBI investigators found two illegal...
  • Ex-cop in killing rampage last year stalked LAPD chief's father

    Ex-cop in killing rampage last year stalked LAPD chief's father
    Among the stalking targets of a disgruntled former LAPD cop who went on a murderous rampage last year was Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck's father, a department spokesman said Thursday. Christopher Dorner led authorities on a massive, 10-day...