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LA councilman aide arrested on robbery charges
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - An aide to Los Angeles Councilman Bernard Parks was working at home today after being arrested in connection with an attempted robbery at a Hesperia smoke shop, according to media reports.
Kearia Latrice Brown was booked into...
Man detained after LA Times building lockdown
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police say a man who allegedly made threatening statements, forcing the lockdown of the Los Angeles Times building, is being held for a mental health evaluation.
Sgt. Keith Green said Saturday that a psychologist request...
Simultaneous lane closures planned in Santa Monica
SANTA MONICA (CNS) - Two unrelated construction projects on Santa Monica's two busiest north-south streets can be expected to snarl traffic starting Monday, according to construction officials.
Starting at 3 a.m. Monday and lasting for seven days,...
Warriors beat Clippers 109-105 in playoff opener
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 22 points, David Lee added 20 and the Golden State Warriors got Blake Griffin and Chris Paul in foul trouble to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-105 on Saturday in their playoff opener.
Stephen Curry a...
Restitution ordered over dead, dying reptiles in Lake Elsinore
RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California exotic pet breeder who had 20,000 dead and dying rats and reptiles in a warehouse has avoided jail time but was ordered to pay more than $190,000 in restitution.
Mitchell Steven Behm, 55, of Coto de...
Record Store Day is April 19
Bill Dudley, musicologist and previous record store owner (owned 6) says they didn't have a record store day in his day. He tells us how record store day started in 2008:
Visit your local record store and celebrate the day!
Listen: The Bunny Museum in Pasadena
It's the place that looks like Easter all year round! The Bunny Museum in Pasadena was born from one couple's love of each other. See the special exhibit this month at Pasadena Central Library, 285 East Walnut Street, Pasadena, CA 91101.
National road trip for young adult cancer stops in Irvine tonight
Stupid Cancer is raising awareness about young adult cancer with a 14-day, 14-city road trip across the country that will also locally connect survivors, give them a voice and build community.
It started in Boston on April 6th and will conclude in...
Officer Cortijo's memorial set for Monday
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Services will be held Monday for a 51-year-old Los Angeles Police Department motorcycle officer who died from injuries he suffered when he was struck by an SUV driven by an allegedly drug-impaired driver in Sun Valley.
E-cigarette 'vaping' ban takes effect at midnight
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - E-cigarette users in the city of Los Angeles will be relegated to the ranks of tobacco smokers come midnight, when a ban on e- cigarette use at bars, restaurants and other public areas is set to take effect.
LAPD investigating possible link between teen’s attempted abduction, recent murders
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Police are investigating possible links between the attempted abduction of a teenage girl doused with flammable liquid and two deadly attacks in L.A. County.
LAPD Commander Andrew Smith identified 30-year-old Robert Ransom...
Archbishop Gomez to celebrate Good Friday liturgy
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Archbishop Jose H. Gomez will celebrate the Good Friday liturgy at noon Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.
In the simplest liturgy of the church year, the account of the Passion and Death of Christ is proclaimed...
Change in jail populations since realignment
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California's overall county jail population has increased 15 percent under a nearly three-year-old law that keeps most lower-level offenders incarcerated locally instead of in state prisons. Figures compiled by the Board of...
LASD Easter Bunny visits kids in hospital
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - The Easter Bunny surprised hospitalized children today in Los Angeles with Easter-themed gifts as part of the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department's Operation Easter Bunny program.
The Easter Bunny, joined with sheriff's deputies...
Discrimination suit against BET dismissed
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Television personality and blogger B. Scott's discrimination suit against the Black Entertainment Network was dismissed today after a judge ruled the company had the creative right to ask him to change from women's to men's...