| Apr 27, 2011
| 11:08 AM
LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Authorities say an armed man was shot and killed by Los Angeles police Wednesday after an apparent dispute between neighbors in the Watts area.
The officer-involved shooting occurred around 8:30 a.m. in the 1700 block of East...
| Dec 26, 2010
| 7:54 AM
LOS ANGELES -- Police in Watts shot and killed a bicyclist armed with a rifle on Christmas morning.
It happened around 4 a.m. at the Jordan Down Housing Projects.
Police had received a report of an assault involving a rifle. They were questioning people...
| Jul 29, 2010
Eric Malnic, a former longtime Los Angeles Times staff writer who was part of the team that won The Times a Pulitzer Prize for its coverage of the 1965 Watts riots and later specialized in aviation stories, has died. He was 73.
Malnic, who underwent...
| Aug 8, 2010
When Darnell Hunt and Ana-Christina Ramón tell people that Los Angeles has the second largest black population of any U.S. county, the usual response is raised eyebrows and blank stares.
"They're shocked," says Hunt, a sociology professor and director of...
| Aug 11, 2010
| 8:19 PM
LOS ANGELES -- After more than six decades at KTLA, legendary newsman Stan Chambers is signing off from a remarkable journalism career.
Stan announced his retirement on Wednesday, which was also his 87th birthday.
He came to KTLA the year the station...
| Aug 15, 2010
Even as the doors open this month on a new $43-million building to house the inaugural nursing class at Charles Drew University of Medicine and Science, the university's interim president warned that the long-struggling institution is already in danger of...
| Sep 11, 2010
The board of the beleaguered Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science resigned Friday, at the same time leaders of universities, hospitals and a foundation stepped in to try to rescue the South Los Angeles area campus from financial disaster....
| Sep 21, 2010
| 6:23 PM
Viva Cantina in Burbank was the place to be this past Sunday evening, as veteran music critic Jonny Whiteside held the latest edition of his annual Messaround concert showcase.
Now in its eighth installment, the Messaround featured a wide variety of...
| Jun 25, 2011
| 11:33 AM
Here is Gayle's Saturday "Gayle on the Go" viewer information:
Saturday @ 4:30pm Animal Care Campaign Fundraiser Wildlife Learning Center Sylmar (818) 362 8711 www.wildlifelearningcenter.com The family can learn to appreciate local wildlife at Saturday's...
| May 15, 2011
Jack Jones, a longtime Los Angeles Times reporter who was part of a team that shared the 1966 Pulitzer Prize for the newspaper's coverage of the Watts riots and their aftermath, has died. He was 86.
Jones, who retired in 1989, died of lung disease...
| May 18, 2011
| 8:54 AM
SAN DIEGO - San Diego ranks second among major California cities in a newly released study that rates the well-being of residents' health, education and income.
On a 0-10 scale, San Diego's rating was 5.8 in the American Human Development Index,...