Los Angeles County California

2 missing after fire at Compton building

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — At least two people are missing and other members of their family escaped after fire ravaged a large commercial and residential building in Southern California. Los Angeles County Fire Dispatch Supervisor […]

09/09/2013

Burned body discovered near Castaic Lake

CASTAIC (CNS) – A burned body was discovered today by Los Angeles County firefighters who were called to the scene to put out a reported brush fire. The fire on mile marker 5N32 on Lake […]

09/04/2013

165 arrested in S. Cal gang violence crackdown

POMONA, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they’ve arrested 165 people in a crackdown on gang violence in eastern Los Angeles County. Pomona police said Tuesday that 25 guns, including assault rifles, were seized during the […]

09/04/2013

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LA beaches earn top grades this summer

SANTA MONICA (CNS) – Los Angeles County beachgoers enjoyed improved ocean water quality this summer, with the majority of area beaches scoring A or B grades in an end-of-summer report card released today by an […]

08/29/2013

This video image provided by KABC-TV shows rescue officials working the scene of an accident where a tour bus, left, crashed  and turned over injuring multiple passengers, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/KABC-TV)

Tour bus overturns on 210 freeway

IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) — A tour bus carrying gamblers to an Indian casino overturned on a Southern California freeway Thursday, injuring 50 people on board, authorities said. The bus went off the side of Interstate […]

08/22/2013

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Update: Firefighters gain upper hand against Calabasas fire

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) – Firefighters have gained control of a brush fire in a wealthy enclave northwest of Los Angeles that forced closure of several lanes of U.S. 101. County fire officials say the fire, […]

08/18/2013

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Judge OKs LA County condom requirements for porn

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A federal judge has upheld as constitutional a Los Angeles County law requiring adult film performers to wear condoms. Friday’s ruling is a setback to porn producers who filed a lawsuit […]

08/17/2013

West Nile

LA County man died from West Nile virus

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles County health officials say an elderly man who lived in the South Bay area has died after being infected with the West Nile virus. Dr. Jonathan Fielding said Thursday […]

08/01/2013

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Carjacking ends in Granada Hills

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A carjacking suspect led officers on a pursuit today from the Santa Clarita area into Simi Valley and back into Los Angeles County, where the man was arrested after the vehicle […]

07/31/2013

A cat (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Cat survives trip from Philippines without food or water

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – County officials are looking for a home today for a 4-year-old domestic short-haired cat that survived about three weeks without food or water inside a shipping container on a voyage from […]

07/30/2013

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9 teens charged with robbing Hollywood pedestrians

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nine teens are facing robbery charges after they allegedly took cell phones, a wallet and a skateboard from people walking on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Jane Robison, a spokeswoman […]

07/23/2013

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Use of force incidents rise in LA County jails

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reports given to Los Angeles County board supervisors show use of force on jail inmates has increased during the first half of this year. The Los Angeles Times says a […]

07/23/2013

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