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Two police officers shot in San Diego

Two police officers were shot Thursday night in San Diego, police said. The San Diego Police Department said on Twitter that officers were searching for whoever was responsible for the shooting in the 3800 block of Boston Avenue. It’s unclear what led to the shooting. The condition of the officers...

Police chase ends with officer fatally shooting armed man in Boyle Heights, LAPD says

A brief car chase on Thursday ended with a Los Angeles police officer opening fire, killing a man who was armed with a gun, authorities said. The incident in Boyle Heights marked the 11th  fatal shooting by on-duty LAPD officers this year. Officers began chasing a stolen car about 7:20 p.m. The...

Placentia recovered more than $4 million allegedly embezzled by former financial manager

The city of Placentia has recovered more than $4 million of the $5.16 million allegedly embezzled by its former financial services manager, officials said Thursday. A court ruling last week allowed $2.6 million seized by the Orange County district attorney’s office as part of the ongoing investigation...

TV meteorologist Josh Rubenstein leaving for the LAPD

The chief meteorologist for CBS 2 and KCAL 9 will be the LAPD's new public information director.

Youth's choking by juvenile hall staffer prompted call to police, commissioner says

A supervisor at Central Juvenile Hall choked a youth aggressively enough to prompt another worker at the facility to call the police, a Los Angeles County probation commissioner said Thursday. Speaking at a public meeting, Commissioner Azael "Sal" Martinez-Sonoqui raised the May incident after...

Envelopes stuffed with cash: South El Monte mayor admits to taking bribes from a city contractor

The mayor of South El Monte agreed to plead guilty Thursday to a federal corruption charge, admitting that he accepted at least $45,000 in bribes from a city contractor in a scheme so entrenched that he would call if his payments were late. Luis Aguinaga, 48, admitted that starting in 2005, he...

ICYMI: Werner Herzog Doesn't Know What Pokemon Go Is And Doesn't Care

Tim Kaine is a really good speller, Michael Keaton says "Beetlejuice 2" is doubtful, scientists found the oldest case of cancer ever discovered, and more! [ more › ]

Parole agent exchanged bus passes and gift cards for pills from parolee, prosecutors say

A parole agent was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of handing over gift cards and bus passes in return for narcotics prescribed to a parolee. Scott Patric Keblis, 49, of Chino, was charged with one felony count of embezzlement by a public employee and one misdemeanor count of possession of a controlled...

New MTV 'Classic' Channel Will Play All Your '90s Favorites

Get ready for some serious 'Beavis & Butt-head' and 'Daria' time. [ more › ]

Homeowner Found Bones In His Backyard 10 Years Ago But Never Called Police

When investigators contacted him about a tip they received regarding a body buried in his backyard, he said he was expecting them to show up some day. [ more › ]

Video: Bear Takes The Day Off, Goes For A Dip In A Backyard Pool

You might say that this bear is chiller than the average bear. [ more › ]

The 11 Best Classic And Quintessentially Los Angeles Dishes

From "The Godmother" at Bay Cities to the Hollenbeck burrito at El Tepeyac, these eleven dishes are classic Los Angeles. [ more › ]

Weekend Planner: 20 Things To Do In Los Angeles

Here's what's happening in L.A. this weekend. Let the fun begin. [ more › ]

14 are charged in illicit gambling ring after casino raid in San Diego

Authorities this week raided a small San Diego casino as part of a two-year investigation that has led to charges against more than a dozen men they say are involved in an illegal online gambling ring. More than 100 FBI agents and San Diego police detectives arrested nine of the 14 defendants through...

Deadly Soberanes fire on Central Coast forces 350 residents to flee, destroys 44 structures

Southern California’s deadly Sand fire was largely under control Thursday, but a massive wildfire burning north of Big Sur has grown to more than 27,000 acres and destroyed 44 structures, fire officials said.  The Soberanes fire, which has burned out of control for days and claimed one life, has...

When And How To Watch Mayor Eric Garcetti's Speech Tonight At The DNC

He's taking the stage at 4 p.m. PST and yes, you can stream the speech online. [ more › ]

'Bad Moms' Is A Bad Movie

The film never explores how or why parenting has become so tough. [ more › ]

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