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10 min ago | San Gabriel Valley Tribune
COVINA >> A man believed to be hallucinating under the influence of methamphetamine terrorized a Covina family and attempted to stab a man with a metal stake Saturday, police said.
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4 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
A Hollywood skincare expert with celebrity clients including Jennifer Aniston and Nicki Minaj has been arrested for allegedly plotting to have a business rival killed, according to police.
8 hrs ago | CBS Local
The victim was located in the 12000 block of Lowemont Street about 1:40 a.m. Sunday, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said in a written statement.
10 hrs ago | CNN
U.S. President John F. Kennedy sits with the first lady in the back of a limousine November 22, 1963, in Dallas.
14 hrs ago | CBS Local
The so-called Pine Fire, which consumed 109 acres of dry vegetation on the south side of state Route 138, also had threatened two homes, said the Los Angeles County Fire Department.
Bravo to Burbank. Congrats to Calabasas. The two cities ranked among the “notable improvements” in setting up safeguards to protect local landmarks, according to the Los Angeles Conservancy.
An amber alert has been issued today for four children taken from the Boyle Heights area in the Los Angeles.
An undeniably cute, albeit somewhat "scruffy" dog, was taken in at the Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control facility on Feb. 27. Though the small dog was facing certain trauma from the frightening situation, she still managed to "put on a smile" when a volunteer took her photo - hope was easy to see in her beautiful eyes.
Fewer teachers are expected to be laid off this year than the previous four school terms according to the state's largest teachers union.
Around 12:30 p.m. Friday, detectives said Enrique Felix, 28, and Rose Chairez took their two boys, ages 5 and 7, and their two 1-year-old twin girls, from their maternal grandmother's house on the 1400 block of North Indiana Street.
A co-founder of the Pinkberry frozen yogurt chain who was convicted last year of beating a homeless man with a tire iron over a tattoo he considered disrespectful was sentenced on Friday to seven years in prison.
A fast-moving brush fire that marched across 150 acres of dry vegetation on the south side of state Route 138 in the Gorman area, threatening some homes, was 35 percent contained today.
Singer Chris Brown has been booted from court-ordered drug rehab and taken into custody by Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies, a sheriff's spokesman confirmed Friday.
The fire broke out shortly before 1:30 p.m. Friday south of State Route 138, a sparsely-populated area about 50 miles northwest of Los Angeles.
Authorities arrested a man suspected of stalking a West Hollywood skin-care salon owner who claims a roster of celebrity clients and goading her into a murder-for-hire plot.
Authorities Friday identified a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle and killed on the Santa Ana Freeway in Downey in Los Angeles County.
In an effort to counter what it sees lack of action by the state, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to create a "Toxic Threat Strike Team" to target toxin-emitting facilities wreaking havoc on public health.