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Navy probes death of sailor at North Island Naval Air Station

 Naval Criminal Investigative Service agents are investigating the death of a sailor at North Island Naval Air Station in Coronado.

Police shooting shuts down northound 215 Freeway in San Bernardino

The California Highway Patrol closed all northbound lanes of the 215 Freeway in San Bernardino after a police chase that ended in a fatal shooting late Friday afternoon. 

West Hollywood council deputy suspended in eavesdropping case

A West Hollywood City Council aide has been suspended and is being investigated by sheriff’s detectives on charges of eavesdropping on another council deputy and then e-mailing portions of her private conversations to local bloggers and residents in the city.

5 people injured in multi-vehicle crash at Monrovia carwash

Two adults and three children were injured Friday afternoon in a three-car accident at a self-service carwash in Monrovia. 

Deputy leaves gun on bed, daughter picks it up and shoots her sister

A 10-year-old girl accidentally shot her 8-year-old sister with her father’s service weapon Friday morning after he left it on the bed while getting ready for work, police said.

Carjacking victim was actually accomplice in bank robbery, police say

New twists have been revealed in a dramatic bank robbery in Corona last week that ended in a fatal shooting.

Couple who pledged $12 million to Chapman University want donation back

A 98-year-old Newport Beach philanthropist and his wife are suing Chapman University, alleging that the college coerced him into donating $12 million and then failed to keep its promises.

San Bernardino County elementary teacher arrested on child porn charges

A music teacher at three San Bernardino County elementary schools was arrested this week on suspicion of possessing child pornography, authorities said.

Bird causes 5-second power outage, longer headaches at LAX

Passengers experienced a baggage delay Friday morning at Los Angeles International Airport after a bird flew into an overhead power line and caused an outage.

Teen shot in back by LAPD; replica guns are not the issue, critic says

A Los Angeles teenager was shot in the back this week by a police officer while he was standing next to a person holding a realistic-looking toy weapon.

Cal State Long Beach student arrested in baggage thefts at LAX

A Cal State Long Beach student has been charged with burglary and police said he may be responsible for a recent uptick in baggage thefts at Los Angeles International Airport.

Coastal panel postpones vote on 5-mansion project on Malibu bluff

The California Coastal Commission on Thursday postponed a vote on a controversial project to build a gated community of five large homes on a Malibu bluff top.

Three women plead guilty to smuggling Armenian nationals into the U.S.

Three women from Glendale pleaded guilty Thursday to smuggling Armenian nationals into the U.S. from Mexico.

Homeland Security chief implores immigrants to 'step forward'

Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson on Thursday asked immigrants in Los Angeles to “step forward” and apply for President Obama’s expanded deferred action program.

Son of Rialto officer has ankle amputated after attack by police dog

A 4-year-old boy’s leg was amputated at the ankle after he was mauled last weekend by a police dog under the care of his father, a Rialto officer, authorities said Thursday.

More than 20 Marines hurt during training at Twentynine Palms

Twenty-two Marines were injured Thursday in an accident during training at the Marine Corps base at 29Palms in the High Desert of San Bernardino County.

County to consider requiring cat owners to spay and neuter their pets

Los Angeles County officials will consider requiring cat owners to spay and neuter their pets, in hopes of reducing the population and, by extension, the number of cats killed in county shelters every year.

Clay Lacy Aviation begins $10-million expansion at Van Nuys Airport

Clay Lacy Aviation broke ground Thursday on a $10-million expansion of its operations at Van Nuys Airport, putting to use a 6-acre parcel that has been vacant since 1957.

Two former models accuse Bill Cosby of drugging them

Two former models on Thursday became the latest to accuse comedian Bill Cosby of sexual misconduct. 

DWP nonprofit standoff said to center on amount of auditors' note-taking

A long-awaited examination of how two controversial Los Angeles Department of Water and Power nonprofit trusts spent millions of ratepayer dollars stalled over a concern that auditors were taking too many notes, according to City Hall sources.

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