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Man accused of mulitple firebombings, attempted murder and hate crime in Northern California

A Northern California man was arrested Friday after authorities say he launched firebomb attacks on police and two black neighbors. Matthew Scott Jones, 39, was arrested at 1:40 a.m. on suspicion of attempted murder, committing a hate crime, arson and possessing destructive devices with the intent...

This Compton Native Is L.A.'s New Poet Laureate

Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for poetry in 2015. [ more › ]

Police Chief Charlie Beck Says LAPD Failures Led To L.A. Riots

"I think the Los Angeles Police Department as an organization had everything to do with those awful days in the spring of 1992." [ more › ]

There Is A 'Roseanne' Reboot In The Works

The iconic sitcom will return for one season. [ more › ]

Fritz Coleman in “Defying Gravity” at Sierra Madre Playhouse May 6

Everyone once in a while I get a press release that sells out before I can even post it.  This is for a second show on Saturday May 6.  Act Fast as Fritz is fall out funny and sells out fast in this venue. Fritz’s show is a hilarious look at life on the far … Continue reading "Fritz Coleman in “Defying Gravity” at Sierra Madre Playhouse May 6"

Glendale man pleads no contest to killing grandparents

A 35-year-old man pleaded no contest Thursday to killing his grandparents two years ago in the Glendale home he shared with them. Nathaniel Scheiern entered the pleas for one count each of first-degree murder and second-degree murder. He faces 41 years to life in prison. The Los Angeles County...

Are Beyoncé And Jay Z Finally Settling Down In L.A. On This $120 Million Pile Of Dirt?

This is the third time in as many years the Carters have made an offer on a home in L.A. [ more › ]

After boy disappears, scent dogs search father's home in South Pasadena

Investigators and scent-detecting dogs are searching the home of a South Pasadena man whose 5-year-old son vanished last weekend. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department began executing a search warrant Friday morning at the home of Aramazd Andressian Sr. in the 2000 block of Alpha Avenue,...

The environmental disaster that changed California — and started the movement against offshore oil drilling

The environmental disaster that changed California - and started the movement against offshore oil drilling

Award-winning Times photographer takes on new challenge

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Barbara Davidson looks back on 10 years with The Times

Orange County bus driver accused of sexually assaulting developmentally disabled women

A bus driver has been charged with sexually assaulting three developmentally disabled women he was responsible for transporting, Orange County prosecutors said. Jon Francis Farris faces multiple counts of sexual assault, according to the Orange County district attorney’s office. He is scheduled...

Toppled trees, power outages and memes: #LAwind is trending on Twitter

Powerful winds stoked a house fire, knocked down trees and shut off power to thousands of Los Angeles residents overnight as forecasters warned gusts would continue Friday. Wild winds caused havoc across the county and fueled a blaze inside a converted garage in Exposition Park. The strong winds...

How A Radio Station Became Koreatown's Lifeline During The '92 Unrest

When Koreatown fell into turmoil, Radio Korea became a "command center" through which people traded vital information. [ more › ]

Bray-Ali support collapses over his web past

Challenger to Councilman Gil Cedillo says he remains in the race for May 16 runoff.

Man shot and critically injured in home-invasion robbery in Beverly Crest, police say

A man was shot and critically injured early Friday after robbers broke into his home in the Beverly Crest neighborhood, authorities said. The shooting occurred just after 3 a.m. at a residence in the 10300 block of Summer Holly Circle, according to Officer Aareon Jefferson, a spokesman for the...

He tried to cool a city's anger, only to watch helplessly as it burned during the 1992 riots

Three days before the rioting began, the Rev. Cecil L. Murray took to the pulpit for his Sunday sermon. “Be cool,” Murray implored. “Even in anger, be cool.” For weeks, the 62-year-old pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church had watched anger and distrust grow in his community with...

At senators' town halls, voters take an uneven measure of Kamala Harris and Dianne Feinstein

Any single event can mislead when it comes to deciphering the political environment. Many of the more than 18,000 people clamoring for Hillary Clinton on the Ohio State University campus in mid-October — her biggest audience to that point in the presidential campaign — probably did not foresee...

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