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Lake Elsinore man's idea for a snake selfie comes back to bite him

A Lake Elsinore man could lose his hand after trying to take a selfie photo with a rattlesnake that ended up biting him, the man's mother told CBS2.

Fireworks display at Kardashian party frighten beach residents

Residents in Marina Del Rey aren't used to much noise at night. Neighbors respectfully turn down TVs by 10 p.m., and mostly keep each other in the loop of any loud party plans.

Snake that slithered from San Diego toilet may have been seeking water

The snake that slithered out of a toilet in an office building in downtown San Diego apparently belonged to a resident in the building and may have gone missing while hunting for water, officials said Thursday.

Mountain lion snatches pet poodle from Burbank backyard

Police warned residents to be on the alert after a mountain lion dragged off a pet poodle from the backyard of a hillside home in Burbank this weekend.

2 wrongfully convicted men can sue L.A. County, appeals court rules

Two men wrongfully imprisoned for decades may hold Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives and a deputy liable for failing to disclose evidence that pointed toward their innocence, a federal appeals panel unanimously decided Wednesd...

Police investigate daytime double killing in South L.A.

Two men were shot to death in broad daylight on a sidewalk in South Los Angeles on Wednesday afternoon, police said.

USC students have tough words for Steve Sarkisian

As USC kicked off fall classes this week, students sounded off with surprise and disappointment over football coach Steve Sarkisian's recent intoxicated outburst. 

Los Angeles City Council delays vote on bid for 2024 Olympics

Los Angeles City Council members delayed a decision Wednesday on whether the city should continue to pursue the 2024 Summer Olympics, saying they needed more time to review budgetary and planning documents that Mayor Eric Garcetti disclosed this week.

L.A. council candidate starts paying $91,000 fine for bogus donor information

A Los Angeles City Council candidate accused of submitting bogus information about campaign contributions has begun paying his $91,548 fine after missing a first payment earlier this year, under an agreement approved by a city commission Wednesday.

Pleasanton man is latest to die while abalone diving in Northern California

A Pleasanton man who died after being overcome by rough seas became the latest person to die in Northern California while diving for abalone, officials said.

LAPD's long-awaited body cameras will hit the streets on Monday

Starting Monday, many Los Angeles police officers will hit the streets with new equipment: body cameras.

Burbank police arrest man in woman's stabbing death

Police in Burbank have arrested a man in connection with the stabbing death of a woman, authorities said Tuesday.

Heat wave hits Southern California, increasing wildfire risk

For those who stepped outside Wednesday before sunrise, the heat was already there.

Man says he was stabbed after watching biopic 'Straight Outta Compton'

A 23-year-old man who was found stabbed in the chest in Anaheim told authorities the attack occurred a mile away from the movie theater where he said he watched the controversial biopic "Straight Outta Compton."

Anthony Sadler returns to California after helping stop attack on train to Paris

One of the three Americans who helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California on Tuesday.

L.A. officials want to keep Airbnb-type rentals from being 'rogue hotels'

Worried about needed housing being turned into "rogue hotels" through online platforms such as Airbnb, Los Angeles lawmakers are weighing whether to bar people from renting out homes for short stays that are not their main residence...

State court signals it could void Sunset and Gordon high-rise permits

A state court issued a tentative ruling Tuesday that would void building permits for a newly completed Hollywood high-rise and probably lead to tenant evictions.

Nearly 425 pounds of cocaine found in tire shipment from South America

Nearly 425 pounds of cocaine were found hidden in a shipment of tires from South America at the Los Angeles and Long Beach port complex, authorities said Tuesday.

Shackles an affront to 'dignity and decorum' of court, appeals panel rules

An appeals court Tuesday struck down a policy of routinely handcuffing and shackling pretrial detainees appearing before judges in the San Diego-based federal court district.

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