Los Angeles County

LA County to stop sending children to foster firm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County officials have decided to stop sending children to a private foster care agency after allegations of abuse and dubious financial practices. The Los Angeles Times says the action […]


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Disturbance at LA’s Men’s Central Jail hurts 4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County sheriff’s authorities say a brief disturbance at Men’s Central Jail involving 60 inmates left four injured, but is now under control.


2 arrested for allegedly beating kids at boot camp

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles County authorities have arrested two boot camp instructors for allegedly hitting three kids, ages 9 to 16, at a discipline camp.


Gas Prices Up

Southland gas prices continue to rise

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose to its highest amount since Nov. 4 today, increasing 1.6 cents to $4.033.


LA County gang member gets death for hate killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County gang member has been sentenced to death for the 2006 hate-crime killing of a black man.


Audit: LA sheriff’s managers misused aircraft

LOS ANGELES (AP) – An audit has found that Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department managers improperly used the department’s aircraft for personal use.


LA County buries ashes of 1,656 unclaimed people

LOS ANGELES (AP) – The unclaimed cremated remains of 1,656 people who died in Los Angeles County in 2009 have been buried during a simple ceremony.


SoCal water board adopts runoff pollution rules

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A water board has adopted sweeping rules to prevent runoff from polluting the ocean off of Los Angeles County but the cleanup may cost billions of dollars. The Los Angeles Times […]


Passengers step in to help attacked LA bus driver

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Authorities say passengers came to the rescue after a man attacked a Los Angeles County bus driver. It happened shortly before 2:30 a.m. Monday aboard a Metro bus near Los Angeles […]


Body in taxi found outside burning San Dimas home

SAN DIMAS, Calif. (AP) – Authorities have found a dead man in a taxicab outside of a burning home east of Los Angeles. Firefighters went to a home in San Dimas shortly after 5 a.m. […]


L.A. County celebrates employees productivity

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Awards were presented today to Los Angeles County employees who came up with ideas that officials claim have saved taxpayers more than $169 million. The county’s 26th annual Productivity and Quality […]


New tracks open at Union Station

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – State and local transportation officials today celebrated the opening of three new tracks and a renovated train platform at Union Station. The tracks and new platform will expand capacity and improve […]