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Two Brothers Shot And Killed While Playing Basketball In Neighborhood Park

"Their kids are waiting to see their dads come home and that's not going to happen." [ more › ]

Metro Blue Line train derails after striking car on tracks in Compton

A Metro light rail train derailed Monday morning after striking a car on the tracks near Compton, sheriff’s officials said. The Blue Line train collided with the car about 7:30 a.m. at 119th Street and Willowbrook Avenue, said Ramon Montenegro, a spokesman of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s...

Man vandalizing freeway hit by car in Santa Ana, CHP says

A man suspected of vandalizing the center divider of an Orange County freeway suffered major injuries early Sunday after he was struck by a passing truck, officials said. Juan Espinoza and another man were seen vandalizing the center divider of the southbound California 55 just south of Chapman...

When Will We Take Pedestrian Safety Seriously: On the Loss of Pippa

In the Midst of Trauma. I've been trying to find something to compare the horror that I feel; some other life experiences people go through that tear their souls out, that rip their heart literally out of their chest so they simply don't want to live. Show More Summary

Teen charged in slaying of Downey officer faces arraignment

A 16-year-old boy charged with fatally shooting a Downey police officer in a botched robbery attempt last week is expected to appear in a Los Angeles courtroom Monday. Abel Diaz of Bellflower is scheduled to be arraigned on a murder charge in connection with Officer Ricardo Galvez’s death, according...

Movieland Mystery Photo

For Monday, we have a mystery guest with a turban. Please note: I an undergoing cataract surgery this week, so there may be no posts in the next few days.

Mary Mallory / Hollywood Heights: ‘Weegee, Weegee, Tell Me Do’

“Weegee, Weegee, Tell Me Do,” courtesy of Mary Mallory.   What we know as the game of Ouija evolved out of spiritualism practices into a major fad of the early twentieth century. While some denounced it as a form of … Continue readi...

Man who spent 16 years behind bars expected to be exonerated of rape charges

A Los Angeles County judge on Monday is expected to order the release of a man who has spent 16 years behind bars for three sexual assaults that his attorneys say were committed by a serial rapist still on the loose. DNA tests last year on evidence from one of the attacks excluded Luis Lorenzo...

Charges dropped against Jasmyne Cannick a year later

Cannick was arrested by the LAPD while covering a Ferguson protest in DTLA as a reporter last November.

LA's year really has been warm

This weekend's unseasonably high temperatures cinched a new record for 2015, breaking a mark that had stood for awhile.

10 people overdose on the synthetic drug Spice in downtown San Diego

Ten people overdosed Sunday afternoon in downtown San Diego after smoking the synthetic drug Spice, police said. Five adults and five juveniles suffered "mild to serious symptoms" after smoking the drug, police said. Some were unconscious, others were vomiting. Several were taken to emergency rooms....

Overheard in L.A.: I Just Wish The Nachos Were Gluten Free And Vegan

Also, apparently pumpkin spice kale chips are real, and they're spectacular. [ more › ]

2 shot dead in East Los Angeles park

Two men were killed in a shooting Sunday morning at Ruben Salazar Park in East Los Angeles, authorities said. Officers responded to a call about 11 a.m. regarding a gunshot victim in the 3800 block of Whittier Boulevard, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. One man was pronounced...

Record Heat And Snow Both Forecasted For SoCal This Week

After a couple of scorching days in the 90s this weekend, the mountains could see some snow by Tuesday. [ more › ]

San Diego Zoo's White Rhino Has Died, Leaving Only Three Left In The World

The Safari Park's beloved northern white rhino passed away at the age of 41 on Sunday. [ more › ]

UCI vows better environment for African Americans after complaints

UC Irvine is vowing to create a more positive environment for African American students. UCI Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs Thomas Parham last week outlined the recommendations that were submitted by a  task force in June. He also shared what progress has been made, including development of...

What you missed at L.A Auto Show Press Days

One the things you get in Press Days of the Los Angeles Auto Show that you don’t get in the public days is the grand reveals and Green Car Drives. It is physically impossible as a party of one to hit every press conference so I have to pick and choose which to attend so […]

Five People, Including An Infant, Rescued From Boat Fire Off Venice Beach

A mother jumped into the water clutching her 4-month-old baby to escape the massive flames. [ more › ]

'Suspicious behavior' causes LAX-bound Southwest flight to be diverted

A Southwest flight bound for Los Angeles International Airport from Indianapolis was diverted to Kansas City early Sunday morning, reportedly over concerns about three suspicious men onboard. Few details were immediately available. But KSHB-TV in Kansas quoted the local FBI office as saying that...

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