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Former Taft High, USC Basketball Player Bryce Dejean-Jones Fatally Shot

The guard was shot and killed while allegedly breaking down the door of a Dallas apartment. [ more › ]

FBI Arrests 'Most Wanted' Man Accused Of Killing Pregnant Girlfriend

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Philip Patrick Policarpio was arrested crossing the border from Tijuana into the U.S. [ more › ]

Stretch Of Newport Beach Closed To Swimmers After Possible Shark Attack

If you were planning on doing some ocean swimming at the O.C. beach today, think again. [ more › ]

Off-duty L.A. County sheriff's deputy killed in fiery motorcycle crash

An off-duty Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was killed in a fiery motorcycle crash in Corona, authorities said Sunday. Deputy Philip Borja, 25, was pronounced dead at a Riverside hospital after the Friday afternoon crash that involved two cars and two motorcycles, according to the Corona Police...

O.C. beach evacuated after woman injured in possible shark

A woman swimming at Corona del Mar State Beach was injured Sunday afternoon in a possible attack by a shark or another animal, authorities said. Shortly after 4 p.m., Newport Beach lifeguards picked up the injured woman, according to Tara Finnigan, a spokeswoman for the city of Newport Beach. The...

A quiet day of remembrance at Riverside National Cemetery

They brought the little things their loved ones enjoyed in life: bags of pistachios and bottles of bourbon, cups of coffee and carefully chosen flowers.  Some came in groups, with folding chairs and lunches, and spent the day trading memories. Others came alone. They kneeled and used mineral oil...

Overheard In L.A. I'm So Hungry I Could Eat A Piece Of Bread

In this week's edition of Overheard, we mourn the death of Silver Lake Ralph's, keep it "old school" with CDs, and we'll have a kale salad; hold the kale [ more › ]

Police say hit-and-run suspect tattooed her face and dyed her hair pink to evade arrest

Santa Ana police have arrested the suspected driver in a hit-and-run collision last month that killed a Saddleback High School drum-line instructor, authorities said. Despite going to great lengths to evade police, Tracy Capp, 36, was arrested Saturday night, said Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa...

Another Bear Wandered Into Suburban Pasadena

It was the second bear sighting in Pasadena this week. [ more › ]

Two men shot while visiting grave at Santa Ana cemetery

Two men were injured in a shooting at Fairhaven Memorial Park in Santa Ana on Sunday, authorities said. The men were drinking beer at a grave site when another group of people arrived in a gray sport utility vehicle, said Cpl. Anthony Bertagna of the Santa Ana Police Department. An argument between...

Video: This Is What Downtown L.A. Was Like In 1912

Also featuring insane footage from the old "L.A. Alligator Farm." [ more › ]

These Women Caught A Guy Drugging His Date's Drink At Fig In Santa Monica

They spotted a man sitting near their table slip out a vial and drop a substance into his date's wine glass while she was in the bathroom. [ more › ]

Vietnam War Memorial Wall In Venice Tagged With Graffiti

"It's a desecration of something that's a tribute to people who went off to war, in a very unpopular war, and they never came back." [ more › ]

Juvenile suspect in hit and run that injured two pedestrians turns himself in

A juvenile driver has surrendered to authorities after a hit-and-run collision in Granada Hills that injured two female pedestrians, authorities announced Sunday. The driver, whose identity was not released because he is a minor, hit two women who were crossing Chatsworth Street between Balboa...

Mystery of missing Pearl Pinson deepens as police call off search in remote area

The mystery over the whereabouts of a missing 15-year-old Bay Area girl deepened after authorities called off an extensive search along the Russian River in Sonoma County. Pearl Pinson was abducted on Wednesday in Vallejo while walking to a school bus stop near her home. Authorities think Pearl...

Four compete in O.C. supervisors race - but only two face intense attacks

Four candidates are running for the First District seat on the Orange County Board of Supervisors. But you wouldn’t know it from the chatter on the streets in Little Saigon, where signs dot major intersections with only two names: incumbent Andrew Do and challenger Phat Bui, a Garden Grove councilman....

Horrible Senior 'Pranks' Result In Animal Abuse, Vandalism Investigations

One goat and three rabbits are dead as a result of teenage idiocy. [ more › ]

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