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Former Marine accused of killing girlfriend in Panama

A former U.S. Marine accused of killing and dismembering his girlfriend appeared in federal court Monday, but no trial date has yet been set for the lengthy and complex international case.

Family's Story About Stalker's Creepy Letters Could Become A Movie

The real-life story about a New Jersey family getting terrifying notes from a mysterious figure dubbed 'The Watcher' is the stuff horror films are made of, and it looks like Hollywood is jumping right on that. [ more › ]

Hollywood Has A New Vegan Peruvian Restaurant Serving Delicious Sangria

This new vegan restaurant specializes in sangrias and fresh, plant-based Latin American food. [ more › ]

Want to shoot down a drone? It'll cost you, Modesto man learns

When a Modesto man opened fire on a drone hovering near his home last year, the price was more than some spent birdshot.

Fast-moving 200-acre wildfire in Lompoc threatens historic mission

A fast-moving blaze covering 200 acres in Lompoc prompted evacuations Monday because of the "major fire potential," officials said.

Bugged by a buckled L.A. sidewalk? Submit your photos to The Times

Los Angeles plans to spend nearly $1.4 billion over the next 30 years to repair its immense network of more than 10,000 miles of sidewalks. However, city officials do not know how many miles need repair, where all the damage is located and which spots should be fixed first, a Times report found.

On the Move Again: A Failed Tactic

You’d think that after forty years of working with the homeless in Los Angeles, many of them veterans, (4000 out of 25,000 unsheltered homeless), a person would get used to the story. Apparently not. When I read Gale Holland’s Los Angeles...Show More Summary

100-year-old Echo Park church damaged in fire that may have been arson

A 100-year-old building in Echo Park that served as a home for mostly ethnic religious groups was nearly destroyed in an early-morning fire that may have been intentionally set, officials said.

Three California schools lose experiments in SpaceX rocket explosion

A costly rocket and thousands of pounds in food and supplies weren't the only things that went up in flames when a SpaceX unmanned vehicle bound for the International Space Station exploded -- so did some California school science experiments.

The Game Ordered To Pay Former Nanny $200K For Instagram Comments

The Game used social media to accuse his former nanny of 'inappropriately' touching children and having sex in his kids' room. [ more › ]

Video: Rapper Explains Why He Cut Off His Penis

'I was high as a kite. It was more than a mistake.' [ more › ]

Black Lives Matter activists charged in fracas at private event

A judge denied a request by the Los Angeles City Attorney's office for a protective order that would have prohibited two activists from coming within 50 feet of Mayor Eric Garcetti and LAPD Chief Charlie Beck.

Name That Train

Who doesn't like a good challenge? Asking residents to improve our city by volunteering at a local school, participating in street tree plantings, and logging on to MY LA 311 to report illegal dumping makes L.A. a better place to live. Show More Summary

19 Of Our Favorite Events In Los Angeles This Week

Here are 19 fun events happening in L.A. this week. [ more › ]

L.A. Once Had A Championship-Winning Jewish Soccer Team

L.A. once had a winning Jewish soccer team formed by Israeli expats. [ more › ]

10 Unique Mom-And-Pop Restaurants In The Valley You Must Try

There are a slew of unique mom-and-pops off the beaten path that are worth the trek. [ more › ]

Bill Walton really loves the Grateful Dead

"5 shows in 9 days, just like the old days," the former basketball great tweets. He has already been to 854 Dead shows.

KKK Litters Lawns With Fliers That Say 'Wake Up White America!'

Whittier residents woke up to a surprise on their front lawns on Sunday morning--clear bags filled with a KKK flier, small rocks and Tootsie Rolls. [ more › ]

Michael Connelly visits the LA crime lab

In a piece for the Cal State LA campus magazine, Connelly goes to the lab that provides many scenes for his books and Amazon original series, "Bosch."

Three dozen fires sparked by lightning in Northern California

About 800 lightning strikes sparked three dozen fires in Northern California in less than 24 hours, fire officials said.

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