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Teen Arrested After Eminem Lyrics About Columbine Pop Up On His Instagram

Police arrested a 15-year-old student from a Fresno high school this week after lyrics from an Eminem song about the Columbine shooting surfaced on his Instagram account. They also found several guns and rounds of ammunition in the teen's home during a search. [ more › ]

This 101 Freeway Overpass Could Keep Mountain Lions From Being Roadkill

A proposed bridge could help bobcats, mountain lions and other wildlife to safely cross the 101 freeway. [ more › ]

Intense GoPro Video Gives You A First-Person Look At Lifeguard Rescues

The video features a compilation of rescues taken from the perspective of the lifeguards. [ more › ]

LAUSD Keeps Blaming Student For Having Sex With Teacher

LAUSD is still arguing that a 14-year-old girl holds some of the blame when it comes to an inappropriate sexual relationship with her 28-year-old teacher. [ more › ]

3 Santa Clara County correctional deputies are arrested in inmate's death

Three Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies were arrested Thursday morning in connection with the death last week of an inmate, authorities said.

ACLU to Justice Department: Don't give LAPD money for body cameras

Citing "deep reservations" with the LAPD's body camera policy, the local chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union urged federal officials on Thursday not to give the department money to buy more of the devices.

Battle of the LA squirrels rages on

The contest for dominance between LA's two main squirrel species is one of my favorite local wildlife situations.

LA Times loses investigative reporter to CNN, girds for buyouts

Scott Glover will be a justice reporter based in Los Angeles. Everybody at the LAT seems to expect a new round of buyouts soon.

Will Smith Movie Criticizing NFL Had 'Unflattering' Scenes Removed

A film about the NFL's attempted cover-up of brain trauma among former players is coming under fire for potentially being too soft on the league. [ more › ]

Fast-food nation? Where you live doesn't affect what you eat, researchers say

Challenging the idea that "food deserts" - those areas devoid of healthy eating options - lead to obesity, new research finds little connection between the eating habits of Angelenos and their proximity to fast-food restaurants or grocery stores.

LA's last real estate trophy?

"This is as good as it gets," says real estate broker Jeff Hyland: 157 acres on the ridge line above Beverly Hills.

Staying in the Bay Area this Labor Day weekend? Beware of BART closures

People spending Labor Day weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area are going to have a little trouble getting around, with several construction projects and a concert expected to cause some transit closures and snarl traffic.

Leaf-blower prank at movie theater could bring charges

Authorities are weighing whether to file criminal charges against one adult and three minors suspected of causing a panic by revving a leaf blower in a Newport Beach movie theater last month.

2-year-old is on life support after hit-and-run in San Bernardino

The California Highway Patrol is looking for a driver who hit and critically injured a 2-year-old boy after failing to stop when the child darted across the street to see his uncle, media outlets have reported.

Labor Day Weekend: Music, Art & All-You-Can-Eat Tacos in Chinatown

I wake up early some Sundays with a fierce craving that lures me into Boyle Heights. I have to eat Carnitas El Momo Acosta, consistently voted one of LA's best tacos. On weekends El Momo eschews their truck and serves homemade carnitas from a secret location with tables and chairs where I savor meat, tortillas and salsa in a homey environment. Show More Summary

Two LAPD vehicles crash in downtown L.A.; four officers hospitalized

Two Los Angeles Police Department vehicles rushing to a call for backup smashed into each other in downtown L.A. early Thursday, sending four officers to the hospital, officials said.

New payout for Miramonte Elementary students who claim abuse by teachers

Los Angeles school officials have agreed to pay an additional $4.5 million to former Miramonte Elementary students who claimed they were abused by teachers at the campus.

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