| Apr 5, 2010
About the only thing Dr. Philip Schwarzman can be sure of under the national healthcare overhaul is that he is adding his daughters, ages 23 and 25, to his health plan immediately.
Much less clear to Schwarzman is how the sweeping law will affect the...
| Apr 24, 2010
Jack Herer, an energetic advocate for marijuana legalization who was a mesmerizing presence on the Venice Boardwalk and achieved worldwide renown after he wrote a treatise extolling the virtues of hemp, died April 15. He was 70.
Herer suffered a...
| Jun 25, 2010
GLENDALE — A suspected heroin dealer is facing charges of possessing drugs and assaulting two police detectives in April after allegedly trying to run them over with his car in Pacoima, according to a criminal complaint.
Glendale police arrested...
| Dec 26, 2009
Jeanne Giovannoni, a UCLA professor whose research helped expand understanding of the categories of child abuse and how social workers, law enforcement and community members respond to them, died Dec. 17 at Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center. She was 78....
| Jan 23, 2010
| 9:54 AM
LOS ANGELES -- The City of Los Angeles has officially lifted evacuation orders for residents of many burn areas, allowing hundreds of people to return home.
As of 5:00 p.m. Friday, many evacuation orders were lifted, including all orders in Glendale...
| Apr 23, 2011
| 9:05 PM
SYLMAR (KTLA) -- A veteran LAPD officer critically wounded in an April 4th standoff with a suspect in Sylmar has been released from a Mission Hills hospital Saturday, according to a statement.
K-9 officer Steven Jenkins, who had been in serious condition...
| Dec 18, 2010
A 77-year-old Burbank man died early Wednesday from injuries he sustained when he was struck Monday while in a West Victory Boulevard crosswalk.
The man, Michel Barone, was taken to Providence Holy Cross Medical Center in Mission Hills after suffering...
| Apr 25, 2011
| 9:49 PM
MISSION HILLS (KTLA) -- The LAPD has a new tool to help cut down on crime in one valley neighborhood: a $360,000 high-tech surveillance camera system.
Police say the cameras are so powerful, they can zoom in on pedestrians and license plates up to two...
| Apr 28, 2011
On his business cards, Marvin Eisenman called himself a "film detective," but to the unofficial Hollywood network that benefited from his unusually large personal collection of videos and DVDs, he was simply Marvin of the Movies.
Over the last quarter-...
| May 9, 2011
| 3:41 PM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- More than 2,000 guns are off the streets of Los Angeles thanks to Saturday's third annual gun buyback event.
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa announced the results of the program at a press conference Monday, saying it was the most...
| Sep 14, 2008
CHATSWORTH-- ''The lives that need your touch are fragile.'
The pastor of Living Waters Church in Chatsworth urged his congregation to seek out and comfort relatives of the victims of Friday's Metrolink Crash.
'I want some lives to say ' "some...