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Malnourished horses euthanized, others rescued in Northern California

Four horses belonging to a Northern California woman with a history of animal abuse have either died or had to be put down after they were found to be in such poor condition, officials said.

Total lunar eclipse to bring rare 'blood moon' to night sky

The first total eclipse of 2014 is poised to show itself Monday night in the form of a dark red "blood moon."

Sex offenders accused of killing 4 women; more cases possible

Authorities said they are trying to determine whether two registered sex offenders arrested in connection with the slayings of four Orange County women might be responsible for other slayings.

Fatal bus crash: Fund set up to help families of victims

A donation fund has been set up to help the families of victims of last week's deadly bus crash in Orland, Calif., that killed 10 people, including several Southern California high school students.

Feds want Rizzo to spend nearly 3 years in prison on tax charges

Federal prosecutors have recommended that former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo go to prison for nearly three years when he is sentenced on tax fraud charges Monday, saying his conduct is "clearly more egregious than that of many other tax violators who do not hold public office and who do not steal public monies.”

L.A. weather: Santa Ana winds, warm temperatures to kick off Monday

The greater Los Angeles area will experience "significant warming" and gusty winds Monday, forecasters warned.

Past road rage fight sparked Lancaster shooting, authorities say

A road rage incident nearly turned deadly Sunday when two men pulled weapons on each other in a Lancaster driveway, authorities said.

Deadly bus crash: Bulk of investigation shifts to Los Angeles

The investigation into what caused a FedEx freight truck to cross a median and slam into a charter bus in Northern California, killing 10 people, is shifting to Los Angeles.

2 children, 4 adults critically hurt in Grapevine crash

An SUV driven by a fatigued motorist crashed into a minivan on the Grapevine section of the 5 Freeway near Gorman on Sunday evening, critically injuring two children and four adults, the California Highway Patrol said.

Lunar eclipse: When can I watch it in Los Angeles on Monday night?

A total lunar eclipse will be seen over Los Angeles and most of North America beginning Monday night Pacific time.

L.A. teachers union president ready to step aside for challenger

Los Angeles teachers' union president Warren Fletcher said he will no longer actively campaign for reelection, clearing the path for challenger Alex Caputo-Pearl to become the next leader of United Teachers Los Angeles.

Police shoot knife-wielding suspect in East Hollywood

A suspect armed with a knife was fatally shot by Los Angeles police officers responding to a report of a man with a deadly weapon in East Hollywood, police said Sunday. 

49ers' Aldon Smith arrested at LAX after alleged bomb comment

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday after he allegedly became argumentative with a screening agent and made comments suggesting he had a bomb, police said.

Transients accused of killing 4 O.C. women were sex offenders

The Orange County transients arrested on suspicion of killing four women are registered sex offenders and probationers who were living in Anaheim when the slayings occurred, according to interviews and court records.

Strong winds expected in Southern California starting Sunday evening

Forecasters are warning of gusty winds across parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties starting Sunday night, urging drivers to be careful of sudden crosswinds.

Former firefighter rushed to help after deadly bus crash

ORLAND, Calif. -- Chad Arnold, 31, was painting his black dirt-track race car when he heard what sounded like an explosion. He called 911 and then headed toward the southbound lanes of Interstate 5, a couple hundred yards away.

Southbound lane on Pacific Coast Highway to be closed for a year

A southbound lane on Pacific Coast Highway in Santa Monica is scheduled to be closed for construction starting this week as the city of Los Angeles works to improve its sewer system.

Bus crash: No evidence FedEx truck was on fire before collision

ORLAND, Calif. -- Investigators found no physical evidence that a FedEx truck was on fire before it collided with a charter tour bus in Northern California last week, killing 10 people, authorities said Sunday. 

Bus crash: Grim task of identifying victims goes on

ORLAND, Calif. -- The grim work of coroner's officials continued over the weekend as autopsies were undertaken on more victims of Thursday's bus crash in Northern California in an effort and to formally identify the dead.

Fatal crash near Agua Dulce tied to 'driver fatigue,' CHP says

A 37-year-old Palmdale man died Saturday night in a single-vehicle crash in the Agua Dulce area northeast of Santa Clarita, an apparent victim of "driver fatigue," according to the California Highway Patrol.

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