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Former competitor endorses Garcetti for L.A. mayor

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – One-time mayoral candidate Jan Perry is expected to endorse Eric Garcetti today, which has the potential to sway her nearly 60,000 supporters to switch their votes to Garcetti in the May 21 runoff against second-place finisher Wendy Greuel.

03/28/2013

Mark Berndt, former Los Angeles teacher charged with committing lewd acts against students. (Photo credit: Los Angeles Sheriff's Department / AP)

LA schools settle 58 teacher lewd acts claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles school district will pay millions of dollars to settle dozens of legal actions stemming from an abuse case in which a former teacher is charged with lewd acts on children in his classroom over five years.

03/12/2013

(AP Photo)

Car driven by burglary suspect pursued through LA

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California Highway Patrol units and Los Angeles police have stopped a vehicle wanted in connection to a burglary after the driver led authorities on an hour-long, high-speed chase through downtown residential neighborhoods.

03/01/2013

Deputy shoots suspect in hospital emergency room

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) – A jail inmate suspected of drug use was shot to death in a hospital emergency room after he grabbed a gun from a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy, authorities said. The […]

10/18/2012

Former CA lawmaker, US Rep. Mervyn Dymally dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Mervyn Dymally, a one-time janitor who rose to become the first black to serve in the California Senate and as the state’s lieutenant governor, has died at the age of 86. […]

10/08/2012

Special needs college student shot to death

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A special needs college student has been shot to death while sitting on a bench in a South Los Angeles park. Police say 19-year-old Patrick Caruthers, was shot several times on […]

09/26/2012

LAPD to hold meetings on use of force

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Amid public concern over three videotaped incidents in which officers used force, the Los Angeles Police Department plans to host a series of community meetings to discuss with the public why […]

09/10/2012

100-year-old driver crashes in S. LA

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Traffic investigators were trying today to determine the veracity of a 100-year-old driver’s claim that the brakes on his 1990 Cadillac failed when he plowed into a group of people near […]

08/30/2012

8 charged in California sex trafficking ring

(AP) – Eight people were charged Thursday for their roles in a sex trafficking ring where gang members recruited teenage girls from high schools in Riverside and San Bernardino counties and had them work as […]

08/09/2012

Strolling horse in LA

(CNS) – A horse went on a stroll today on East Imperial Highway in South Los Angeles but emerged from the experience unscathed, authorities said. The horse was found in the yard of a home […]

08/03/2012

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