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Dozens flee onto LAX tarmac after false announcement of man with gun

Dozens of passengers fled from a terminal at Los Angeles International Airport on Monday morning as police pursued and arrested a motorist who apparently tried to kill himself in his car, authorities said.

Sex on the lawn? Incident shocks Chula Vista shoppers

Police are still shaking their heads over a Valentine's Day case of love gone overboard in Chula Vista.

Huntington Beach woman arrested in fatal hit-and-run

A 27-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly hitting and killing an elderly man with her car and fleeing the scene in Sunset Beach on Sunday night.

Watch: Helicopter hoists man, dog from Porter Ranch canyon

A man and his dog were plucked from the side of a grassy cliff in Porter Ranch by a rescue helicopter on Sunday night.

Boy, 17, fatally shot inside Torrance apartment

A 17-year-old boy was fatally shot early Monday inside his Torrance home, authorities said.

Bay Area man dead after Porsche plummets to bottom of a Malibu canyon

A 22-year-old man was found dead Sunday in Malibu after he lost control of his car and plummeted several hundred feet to the bottom of a canyon in the Santa Monica Mountains, authorities said.

Deadly crash snarls traffic along freeway transition road

One person died Sunday in a single-car accident on a busy freeway transition road in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said.

10 people hospitalized after collision in Downey

Ten people were hospitalized Sunday night following a two-vehicle collision in southeast Los Angeles County.

Hollywood streets close for Academy Awards preparations

A block of Hollywood Boulevard will be closed to traffic for 10 days starting Sunday night, among the many road and subway closures expected before next week's 87th Academy Awards.

Stadium committee to meet with Chargers representative for 'robust' talk

When San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer named a committee of business and civic leaders to find a way to build a new NFL stadium and keep the Chargers from moving to Los Angeles, he did not include anyone from the team’s ownership.

Flights at LAX delayed or canceled because of storms in Northeast

Numerous flights at Los Angeles International Airport have either been delayed or canceled because of extreme weather conditions in the Northeast, officials said Sunday.

One killed, another injured in shooting near Culver City

One person was killed and another wounded in a shooting near Culver City late Saturday night, Los Angeles police said.

Woman stung by scorpion on flight from L.A. to Portland

A scorpion stung a woman on the hand just before her flight from Los Angeles to Portland took off.

Teen riding bus in South L.A. struck, wounded by stray bullet

A 17-year-old boy was struck by a stray bullet Friday night while riding a Metro bus in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

Thousands turn out for 24-hour reopening of Hollyhock House

Some people brought picnics. Others furtively passed around flasks. Couples snuggled under big blankets as they stood for hours, waiting their turn.

Woman killed in crash on 55 Freeway in Santa Ana

A motorist was killed late Friday night after her vehicle hit a mattress lying in the northbound lanes of the 55 Freeway in Santa Ana, authorities said.

Marines train to rescue U.S. embassy personnel from radicals

For several days this week a portion of the Marine base at Barstow became Country X: a desert nation where a mob had taken over and personnel at the U.S. Embassy needed to be rescued.

Andrew Do retains O.C. supervisor seat as recount of votes ends

A recount for Orange County's first district supervisor race ended Friday night, with no change after a review of nearly 6,250 vote-by-mail ballots, officials said.

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. 

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