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California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection air tanker dropping fire retardant. (AP Photo)

Second wildfire near Julian in San Diego County

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A fire in San Diego County wilderness has scorched 450 acres of dry brush but is not burning near structures. State fire Capt. Mike Mohler says the blaze southeast of Julian […]

05/26/2013

Ex-janitor gets jail for secret OC school filming

  SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A former janitor who secretly taped girls in an elementary school bathroom has been sentenced to nine months in the Orange County jail. City News Service says Angel Rojas […]

05/14/2013

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Large-capacity ammo magazines to be illegal in LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Possessing large-capacity ammunition magazines would be illegal in Los Angeles under an ordinance approved today by a City Council committee.

04/26/2013

Inglewood car crash kills 6-year-old boy

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Inglewood police say a car crash has killed a 6-year-old boy. Sgt. Dirk Dewachter tells City News Service that the car may have been speeding when it wrapped around a light pole Wednesday night.

02/28/2013

Tow truck driver killed by drunken driver

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — Investigators say a tow truck driver hooking up to a disabled car in Malibu has been struck and killed by a drunken driver who fled the scene.

02/12/2013

Ex-police officer pleads guilty to grand theft

FULLERTON, Calif. (AP) — A former Southern California police officer has pleaded guilty to stealing more than $60,000 from a law enforcement football organization that raised money for youth scholarships.

12/19/2012

Ex-'Price is Right' model wins suit against show

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles jury says a former model on “The Price is Right” was discriminated against by producers because of her pregnancy. The Superior Court jury awarded $776,944 to Brandi Cochran […]

11/20/2012

$450K for fired worker who reported cocaine use

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Hollywood visual effects specialist fired for reporting on-the-job cocaine use is getting at least $450,000 for wrongful termination. A Los Angeles jury deliberated much of the day Tuesday before returning […]

10/24/2012

power restored in LAPD headquarters

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles police headquarters and the Los Angeles Times buildings lost power when a city crew apparently dug into a sewer line on Saturday. A Department of Water and Power crew […]

10/20/2012

Plastic wrap prank leads to bomb squad rollout

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) – A prankster may be facing criminal charges for wrapping a co-worker’s pickup truck in cellophane outside a Southern California hospital with ominous appearing notes on the grill. The bomb squad was […]

10/05/2012

12-year-old leads deputies on car chase

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) – A 12-year-old Southern California boy behind the wheel of the family car has led deputies on a chase that ended with a crash and the car bursting into flames. […]

10/04/2012

Southland gas prices rise again

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose 1.7 cents today to $4.201, the fourth consecutive daily increase of more than 1 cent. The […]

10/02/2012

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