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County to distribute $25,000 reward in Dodger Stadium beating of Brian Stow

Los Angeles County supervisors agreed Tuesday to pay $25,000 to four people who gave information to law enforcement that helped lead to the arrest of two men who were convicted of the savage beating of Giants fan Bryan Stow at Dodger Stadium in 2011.

Record-breaking heat cooks, kills California poppy bloom

A string of hot days and record-breaking heat have destroyed a large bloom of poppies at the California Poppy Reserve in the Antelope Valley.

Report on misconduct at San Diego Police Department to be released

A review of the San Diego Police Department undertaken by the U.S. Department of Justice after a series of officer-misconduct cases is set to be released Tuesday.

3 killed in multi-vehicle crash on Pacific Coast Highway at Point Mugu

Three people died in a multi-vehicle crash on Pacific Coast Highway near Point Mugu in Ventura County early Tuesday, authorities said.

Earthquake: 3.9 quake strikes near Greenville, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.9 earthquake was reported Monday evening six miles from Greenville, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 10:36 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles.

San Diego judge drops charges against rap singers in gang case

A San Diego judge Monday dropped conspiracy charges against two rap singers who were accused of being part of a violent street gang whose members are facing charges of attempted murder and other offenses.

Ex-Seattle Seahawk charged in DUI with wife Hope Solo in van

Jerramy Stevens -- a former Seattle Seahawks player and husband of soccer phenom Hope Solo -- was charged Monday with driving under the influence.

State Sen. Robert Huff eyes seat on L.A. County Board of Supervisors

State Sen. Robert Huff (R-Diamond Bar) has filed a statement signaling his interest in running for a seat on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors next year.

2 sought in San Bernardino woman's disappearance

The disappearance of a woman near Cal State San Bernardino last week does not appear to be connected to recent attacks at the school, police said.

Who was Susan Berman? A look at Robert Durst's late friend

When Los Angeles writer Susan Berman, a friend of eccentric real estate scion Robert Durst, was shot execution style in her Benedict Canyon home in 2000, the questions, at first, centered on her past.

Man spray-paints face black in attempt to evade arrest, police say

A car theft suspect allegedly used spray paint on his face in an effort to hide from officers, Madera, Calif., Police Department officials said.

LAPD says Robert Durst arrest not connected to HBO series 'The Jinx'

A top Los Angeles Police Department official said revelations about Robert Durst on an HBO series did not play a role in the decision to arrest him in connection with the slaying of L.A. writer Susan Berman in 2000.

Venice High School sexual assault arrests stun students, parents

Students and parents at Venice High School said Monday that news about 10 students being arrested for alleged sex crimes had been a topic of conversation all weekend at the dinner table and on social media. 

Search continues for gunmen who shot at two LAPD officers

A small patch of a South L.A. neighborhood remained locked down early Monday as police continued to search for gunmen who opened fire on two plainclothes Los Angeles police officers.

Robert Durst murder case complicated by HBO's big role

How do you prosecute a cold-case murder when key evidence comes from a major cable television network?

Police investigate second fatal shooting in Pomona

Police were investigating a second deadly shooting in Pomona on Monday, just days after a 23-year-old man was found dead in a parking lot and investigators named a rookie Los Angeles Police officer a person of interest in that case.

Pregnant woman shot at Los Angeles park

A pregnant woman was shot multiple times at a park in the Pico-Union area, officials said early Monday.

How HBO documentary may have aided Robert Durst murder case

Police have been wanting to talk to Robert Durst about the slaying of Los Angeles writer Susan Berman for 15 years.

LAPD officer sought in Pomona fatal shooting

Los Angeles police said Sunday they still don't know the whereabouts of a rookie officer considered a person of interest in connection with a fatal shooting that followed a scuffle at a downtown Pomona bar. 

Rookie LAPD officer sought in fatal Pomona shooting

Pomona police said late Saturday they are seeking a rookie Los Angeles police officer in connection with the fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man the day before, calling the officer a "person of interest" in the homicide case.

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