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55 Apple laptops stolen from UCLA library; thief wore Bruins gear

More than 50 Apple laptop computers were stolen over the weekend from a library equipment room at UCLA.

Five people ejected into river after boats collide in Sacramento

At least five people were injured Sunday afternoon when two private boats collided on the Sacramento River, ejecting them into the water, authorities said.

Small-plane crash in Northern California kills both occupants

Authorities were working over the weekend to recover wreckage from a small-plane crash that killed two people near Gilroy.

Justin Bieber pays $80,000 to ex-neighbor in egging incident

Justin Bieber has paid more than $80,000 in restitution to resolve a criminal misdemeanor vandalism charge filed after his neighbor's home in Calabasas was egged, authorities said Monday.

L.A. mayor trumpets jobs to be created as energy use is cut

Mayor Eric Garcetti said Monday that Los Angeles could reap thousands of jobs from its commitment to cutting energy consumption by 15% across the city.

60 people fall ill with norovirus at Bay Area luxury hotel

Public health officials say 60 people who fell ill after staying at a Bay Area luxury hotel two weeks ago contracted the norovirus -- a highly contagious virus that can lead to stomach pain, nausea and diarrhea.

Man nearly killed after running into fiery apartment to save his cat

A man suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday after running back into his fiery Van Nuys apartment to rescue his beloved cat, officials said.

Man found dead at UC Berkeley frat house; police investigating

Police are investigating the death of a man inside a UC Berkeley fraternity house Sunday afternoon, officials said.

L.A. County's unclaimed dead: How we reported the story

Each December, Los Angeles County holds a ceremony to remember the county's unclaimed dead.

Search continues for as many as 15 missing hikers in Eaton Canyon

An overnight search effort continues for a group of about a dozen hikers who have been missing in the San Gabriel Mountains since Sunday night, the authorities said.

Earthquake: 4.1 quake strikes near Avalon, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 4.1 earthquake was reported Monday morning 42 miles from Avalon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:42 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 6.8 miles.

Earthquake: 3.5 quake strikes near Avalon, Calif.

A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Monday morning 37 miles from Avalon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 12:40 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 3.1 miles.

Pedestrian stuck on PCH

A driver struck a man on Pacific Coast Highway on Sunday night, injuring the pedestrian and closing two lanes of traffic.

Police kill knife-wielding suspect

Los Angeles police responding to a call of a man with a knife shot and killed the suspect Sunday afternoon, authorities said.

Republican concedes San Diego congressional race to incumbent Democrat

Republican challenger Carl DeMaio has conceded defeat in the tough, expensive race against incumbent Rep. Scott Peters (D-San Diego).

Former church official cleared by L.A. Archdiocese of sex abuse

A former high-ranking member of the Los Angeles Archdiocese was cleared of sexual misconduct charges after a 10-year investigation by the Catholic Church, officials announced.

Friends mourn U.S. Army veteran who was shot to death in Sylmar

Friends gathered at a sidewalk memorial Sunday to mourn the death of Francisco “Frankie” Garcia, a U.S. Army veteran who was shot and killed after a dispute erupted outside a party at his girlfriend’s Sylmar home.

Drive-by shooting in Pomona park leaves five people wounded

Five people were shot and wounded when a gunman opened fire in a Pomona park Saturday night, police said.

Police fatally shoot suspect after two-hour pursuit marked by gunfire

Los Angeles police fatally shot a man wanted on an assault charge Saturday night after a two-hour pursuit that involved multiple exchanges of gunfire, authorities said.

Army veteran back from Afghanistan is shot dead in Sylmar

A 21 year-old Army veteran who recently returned from Afghanistan was fatally shot after a dispute on a Sylmar street early Sunday, police said.

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