| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:40 AM
Los Angeles' Koreatown reacted with both glee and anxiety on hearing about the death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Il.
"I saw it as someone who should have passed long ago finally having passed," said a North Korean defector now living in L.A., who...
| May 29, 2012
| 1:36 PM
Former Newport Beach resident and NBA star Dennis Rodman was sentenced to 104 hours of community service and three years of informal probation in Orange County court Tuesday after being found guilty of contempt for failing to pay child support, a court...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Two Orange County police officers from different departments have been charged with illegally conspiring to dismiss a traffic ticket given to a driver who promised the officers “a bunch of alcohol.”
Erik Michael Krause, 43, a 22-year...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 10:05 PM
Rodney King never set out to be a James Meredith or Rosa Parks.
He was a drunk, unemployed construction worker on parole when he careened into the city's consciousness in a white Hyundai early one Sunday morning in 1991.
While he was enduring the...
| Jun 20, 2012
| 12:04 PM
A registered sex offender faces trial Wednesday for allegedly sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl on the side of the road after intentionally causing a traffic accident to get her to pull over.
Prosecutors say Rasaan Raymon Patton, 31, of Perris...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 9:20 AM
A man’s body was discovered early Thursday morning as firefighters cleaned up a small vegetation fire south of the 210 Freeway in Sun Valley.
The fire was reported on La Tuna Canyon Road around 2:50 a.m., said Sgt. Jim Reid of the Los Angeles...
| Jun 22, 2012
| 9:58 AM
A burning body discovered in a small brush fire in Sun Valley is believed to have sparked the blaze in the first place, police said Friday.
The fire was reported about 2:50 a.m. Thursday just south of the 210 Freeway on La Tuna Canyon Road. On Friday,...
| Jun 23, 2012
| 3:20 PM
If bears like frozen meatballs and tuna, oranges, birthday cake and baklava, state and local officials are concerned that bears will love a Fourth of July barbecue feast.
That scenario has police and wildlife authorities urging residents of Glendale...
| Jun 25, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Being a black bear in the summer heat can present its challenges.
That’s why La Crescenta resident Kelly MacDonald thinks the bear that roamed into her yard on Thursday may have tried to cool down in the family pool.
She said she can’t be...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 9:31 AM
Authorities were trying to determine Thursday why a man allegedly went on a rampage inside a Winnetka medical clinic, attacking at least two women with a fire extinguisher.
KTLA-TV reported that police responded to reports of shots fired Wednesday...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 4:26 PM
Pasadena’s 18-foot fork finally has food to match its massive scale.
Drivers heading toward the median that splits Saint John and Pasadena avenues have likely gotten used to the giant wooden utensil stuck in the road. But Tuesday afternoon, they...