Los Angeles County

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 […]


LA County to get $546 million loan for train line

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Los Angeles County will receive more than a half-billion dollars in federal money to build a long-awaited commuter rail line linking downtown areas with Los Angeles International Airport through some of […]


Experience LA with Maggie McKay (audio)

By Maggie McKay, KFWB afternoon news anchor With the mission of making Southern California waters safe, healthy and clean, local environmental group Heal the Bay is calling for Angelenos to join the world’s largest single-day […]