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Videotape may clarify Knight's intent in Compton fatality

Video footage taken outside Tam's Burgers in Compton may shed light on exactly what happened when Marion "Suge" Knight ran down two men with his truck Thursday, killing one of them, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Suspects in Upland marijuana dispensary robbery surrender peacefully

Three suspects in the armed robbery of an Upland marijuana dispensary are in custody after barricading themselves in an apartment, the Upland Police Department said Saturday.

Suspect arrested in San Francisco dismembered-body case

Police have arrested a man in connection with a grisly find in which a body was found dismembered and stuffed in a suitcase in downtown San Francisco.

2-year-old is third fatality in San Juan Capistrano condo fire

A 2-year-old boy whose mother and brother died from injuries suffered in a condominium fire in San Juan Capistrano last week has also died, officials said.

In Compton, Suge Knight incidents bring dismay, anger

The arrest of Marion "Suge" Knight in the death of a man Thursday brought disappointment in Compton.

LAPD homicide detectives investigating fatal Canoga Park fire

Homicide detectives are leading the investigation into a fatal early morning fire at a Canoga Park apartment complex after the victim was discovered to have possible stab wounds, officials said.

Man who allegedly assaulted girlfriend, abducted child is arrested

A Palmdale man who authorities said abducted his 3-month-old child after a violent confrontation with his girlfriend was arrested early Saturday in Bakersfield.

Police search for 3-month-old girl abducted in Palmdale

Police are searching for a 3-month-old girl abducted from Palmdale by her father after a violent confrontation with the child's mother.

Former Marine gets 11 years in prison for DUI crash that killed three

A former Marine was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday after being convicted of killing three friends in a drunk-driving accident. The three victims were fellow Marines stationed at Marine Corp Base Camp Pendleton.

Two shot, one fatally, in South Los Angeles

A shooting in South Los Angeles on Friday afternoon left one man dead and another critically injured, police said.

L.A. officials pledge to help raise funds for immigration relief efforts

Los Angeles leaders said Friday they hope to raise $10 million to help immigrants in the country illegally apply for President Obama’s deferred action programs, which would offer some protection from deportation.

State official links troubled foster care system to human trafficking

Speaking at a UCLA symposium on human trafficking Friday, California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris talked about how the state’s broken foster care system is contributing to the problem.

Andrew Do wins seat on Orange County Board of Supervisors

Former Garden Grove Councilman Andrew Do has won a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors, which would make the panel the first Asian American majority in Southern California, according to unofficial results in Friday’s special election.

Earthquake: 3.0 quake strikes near Rio Dell, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.0 earthquake was reported Friday afternoon 20 miles from Rio Dell, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 5:19 p.m. PST at a depth of 11.8 miles.

Dog rescued from rain-swollen L.A. River

A firefighter lowered from a hovering helicopter rescued a dog from the Los Angeles River during a sudden afternoon rain storm on Friday.

Measles outbreak grows to 107 cases, latest in Marin County

The California-centered measles outbreak has spread to Marin County, as the number of cases climbed to 107 in 10 California counties, seven other states and Mexico.

Two former San Diego officers sentenced to prison for drug sales

Two former San Diego police officers each were sentenced Friday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to stealing and selling drugs while on duty.

85 votes and counting: O.C. supervisor race down to the wire

A cliffhanger race for a seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors may come down to the final few absentee ballots that arrive in the mail Friday.

San Diego pumps up efforts to keep Chargers from moving to L.A.

San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer on Friday named nine business and civic leaders to a committee tasked with devising a plan to build a football stadium that would keep the Chargers from moving to Los Angeles.

Man allegedly killed by Suge Knight was 'father figure' in South L.A.

The man allegedly hit and killed by Marion “Suge” Knight was described by friends as a father figure in South Los Angeles who helped young men escape gang life.

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