Entertainer Mickey Rooney is shown in this May 1987 file photo. Rooney, a Hollywood legend whose career spanned more than 80 years, has died. He was 93. Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith said that Rooney was with his family when he died Sunday, April 6, 2014, at his North Hollywood home. (AP Photo/File)

Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, died Sunday […]


Los Angeles Clippers forward Blake Griffin dunks in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Sunday, April 6, 2014, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Gus Ruelas)

Clippers beat Lakers 120-97 led by Griffin, Paul

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Blake Griffin and Chris Paul scored 23 points apiece, and the Los Angeles Clippers hung another rout on the Lakers, winning 120-97 Sunday to take three of four games this season […]


Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Mayor Eric Garcetti talks to KFWB

We want to catch you up on the state of the city of Los Angeles a little more than 9 months into the new mayor’s term in office. Penny and Phil spoke with Los Angeles […]



KFWB says goodbye to John Darin

The KFWB family received some sad news over the weekend. Our former colleague, John Darin, passed away after battling pancreatic cancer. He was surrounded by family in Washington state when he passed. John was well […]


A man runs through Shoreline Aquatic Park in Long Beach, Calif. on Saturday, March 1, 2014.  (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

Saturated slopes worry California cities

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Saturated mountainsides loomed over foothill communities on Saturday as a storm centered off California rotated bands of rain into a state that sorely needs the moisture but not at such dangerously […]


Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Gas prices on the rise in Southern California

Gas prices in Southern California jumped another 2 cents overnight, making for a 10 cent increase at the pump in the past week. This as the rest of the nation sees the price at the […]


Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Educator charged in YouTube case

New developments in a Southland child abuse story that grabbed the attention of the nation. Last month, a 28-year-old Southland woman confronted a former teacher who she says molested her in middle school. The woman […]


OC man acquitted of attempted murder of officer

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An Orange County man has been acquitted of attempted murder for assaulting a police officer with a knife. The Orange County Register reports jurors also deadlocked on convicting 30-year-old Carlos […]


Fire burns at destroyed apartment complex near fertilizer plant explosion, West, Texas

2 Ohio firefighters killed in building fire

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two firefighters battling a blaze at an apartment complex near downtown Toledo were killed on Sunday, city officials said. Firefighters Stephen Machcinski, 42, and James Dickman, 31, were killed while fighting […]


(AP Photo)

California students file suit to nix tenure law

Nine California public school students are suing the state over its laws on teacher tenure, seniority and other protections that the plaintiffs say keep bad educators in classrooms. The case that goes to trial Monday […]


Santa Ana Police Chief Carlos Rojas, left, holds a news conference to announce that a second suspect had been arrested for investigation of murder in the case of beating victim Annie "Kim" Pham, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 in Santa Ana, Calif., as Santa Ana mayor Miguel Pulido, center, and Santa Ana Councilman Vincent Sarmiento look on. Projected on the screen behind Rojas are images of Vanesa Zavala, left, who has been arrested in the case, and an unidentified woman, right, that police are looking for as a "person of interest" in the case. (AP Photo/The Orange County Register, Bruce Chambers)

Probe in California woman’s beating death stalled

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Police detectives are having trouble unraveling a nightclub brawl that left a 23-year-old woman dead because they can’t identify many of the victim’s friends and others won’t talk to them. […]


Restaurant general manager Heather Saffield, watches though the glass door from her restaurant at The Mall in Columbia Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in Columbia, Md., as police continue the evacuation of the remaining mall visitors following a shooting that police say three people died including the presumed gunman. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Gunman in mall shooting had no criminal record

COLUMBIA, Md. (AP) — The gunman who shot two people to death at a Maryland shopping mall had no criminal record, police said Sunday, but little else was known about the 19-year-old and whether he […]