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Report of shots fired leads to discovery of fighting roosters

About 150 fighting roosters were euthanized Tuesday after being discovered near Desert Hot Springs, according to the Riverside Department of Animal Services.

Tree trimmer killed by palm fronds in San Diego

A tree trimmer was killed Tuesday in downtown San Diego when he was trapped between large palm fronds and an apartment building.

Family of window washer who fell 11 stories thankful he landed on car

A window washer is doing “a little better” but still fighting for his life after falling 11 stories from a San Francisco building then bouncing off a moving car, his family said in a statement Tuesday.

O.C. liquor store clerk accused in lottery ticket scheme

A man who worked at a Santa Ana liquor store was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of redeeming winning Scratchers lottery tickets and reselling losing ones to customers, according to the Orange County district attorney's office.

L.A. County implements program to ensure mentally ill get treatment

Los Angeles County officials gave final approval Tuesday to a plan to implement court-ordered intensive outpatient treatment for people with serious mental illness.

LAPD returns to tactical alert before more Ferguson protests

Protesters planned a second day of demonstrations Tuesday in Los Angeles, part of a nationwide reaction to a Missouri grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Shot in the line of duty, West Covina police dog Reiko is coming home

The 2-year-old police dog who was shot and seriously wounded by a gunman who opened fire on officers in a West Covina neighborhood is expected to go home Tuesday.

County supervisors end impasse on labor relations board

Los Angeles County supervisors voted Tuesday to appoint a new member to the employee relations commission, sidestepping a standoff between unions and management that had left the panel unable to make decisions on hundreds of labor issues.

Broken main has neighborhood boiling water for days

Residents near Half Moon Bay are being ordered to boil their tap water after a main break possibly contaminated the local supply, officials said Tuesday.

Michael Brown protests: L.A. freeway becomes a stage

About half an hour before midnight, protesters angry over the Ferguson grand jury decision pushed down a chain-link fence, climbed a dirt hill and walked onto one of the great symbols of Southern California: the freeway.

Cyclist has gun, 4 knives and baton, tells police: 'Good to be prepared'

A bicyclist was arrested in Huntington Beach on Wednesday night allegedly toting a small arsenal of weapons.

Orphaned baby squirrels just one wildlife casualty of drought

Starving baby squirrels in parts of Northern California are so hungry that they are jumping out of their nests to search for food and getting lost on the way home.

3 men face prison terms for deadly botched robbery that used strippers

Three men will face life in prison when they’re sentenced in January for a fatal shooting during a botched armed robbery that involved a pair of strippers, Sacramento County prosecutors said.

Water main break causes Beverly Hills flooding; L.A. pipes aging

Crews were working to repair a water main break that led to flooding and forced the closure of a canyon road in Beverly Hills.

Uber driver is stabbed in face, neck

An Uber driver was stabbed multiple times early Tuesday during a robbery in the Vermont-Slauson neighborhood.

LAPD to address local protests over Michael Brown shooting

Los Angeles police plan to hold a news conference today to discuss the grand jury decision in Missouri not to indict a Ferguson police officer for killing 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Wells Fargo teller stole from elderly customers, police say

Huntington Beach police and U.S. Secret Service agents arrested a former bank teller on suspicion of stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from elderly customers.

Arrests in Los Angeles, Oakland in Michael Brown protests

Multiple people were arrested as protesters took to the streets in Los Angeles and Oakland to vent their rage after the grand jury decision in Missouri on Monday not to indict the police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Dramatic images of protesters closing down L.A. freeway

Authorities said the protests over the Michael Brown killing in Los Angeles were largely peaceful. But some protesters did get onto the 110 Freeway near Pico Boulevard late Monday, shutting the highway down in both directions./p>

Ferguson protesters in Oakland shutdown section of I-580

Demonstrators in Oakland have blocked all lanes of Interstate 580, shutting down the highway while protesting the announcement that a Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed an unarmed African American teenager will not be charged.

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