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Psychic Accused Of Scamming At Least Five Victims Out Of Thousands

Bob Nygaard, a retired cop turned P.I. that works to expose fraudulent psychics, worked on the case. [ more › ]

Kismet Balances Modern California Cuisine With Middle Eastern Roots In Los Feliz

Middle Eastern food may be having a moment in the Los Angeles dining scene, but Kismet is positioned to be around well after the wave passes. [ more › ]

Photos: Thousands Honor Martin Luther King Jr.'s Legacy At L.A.'s Kingdom Day Parade

The celebration is regarded as the oldest and largest of its kind in the nation. [ more › ]

Clerk Fatally Shot During Robbery Attempt At Los Feliz Gas Station

The incident happened at about 5:25 a.m. Tuesday morning. [ more › ]

Grandfather fights off woman trying to kidnap granddaughter in Northern California park, police say

A grandfather was credited with fighting off a woman who tried to kidnap his 3-year-old granddaughter on Saturday at a Northern California park. Lindsay Frasher, 28, was arrested on suspicion of kidnapping and is being held on $200,000 bail in the Placer County jail, according to the Auburn Police...

Man posed as Justin Bieber to extort nude photos from 9-year-old girl, police say

A Massachusetts man is in police custody after soliciting nude photos from a Los Angeles County minor while posing as pop star Justin Bieber, authorities said this week. Bryan Asrary, 24, was arrested in Revere, Mass., on Dec. 18 when a search warrant was served on his home by L.A. County sheriff’s...

Gas station clerk fatally shot in robbery attempt in Los Feliz, police say

Police are searching for a man who fatally shot a 25-year-old gas station clerk in Los Feliz early Tuesday. The shooting was reported about 5:25 a.m. at a Chevron station in the 2100 block of North Vermont Avenue, said Los Angeles police Officer Irma Mota. A man, approximately 20 to 25 years old,...

Federal warning of higher bullet-train costs prompts sharp opinions, plans for Congressional hearings

A confidential estimate by federal regulators that the cost of California’s bullet train project could jump significantly has prompted critics of the $64-billion Los Angeles-to-San Francisco rail effort to call for new investigations and proponents to disclaim reports that project costs are growing....

L.A. city candidates swear off developer donations

Two years ago, in a tough race for the Los Angeles City Council, health clinic executive David Ryu made a promise that helped propel him to victory: He swore off campaign contributions from real estate developers. That promise, Ryu said, was meant to reassure voters that community needs, not political...

Where in LA Kristen Stewart drives in 'Ride Em on Down' video

Every location, in order, researched by reader Don Bentley and his brother.

Riot LA Comedy Festival Is Back In Downtown Los Angeles

Los Angeles’ premiere comedy festival Riot LA is returning for its 5th annual year with performances from the top stand-up comedians in the country, as well as popular podcasts, panels, shows and much more. [ more › ]

Elderly man and woman found dead in Sylmar home

Police found an elderly man and woman dead in a Sylmar home on Monday night, hours after a caller told authorities there had been a homicide. Los Angeles police said they got a call around 4:50 p.m. from someone inside the home on the 13600 block of Gavina Avenue, saying that a homicide had just...

Former No. 2 in L.A. Sheriff's office surrenders to prison to serve 5-year sentence

Former Los Angeles County Undersheriff Paul Tanaka surrendered Monday to federal authorities in Colorado to begin serving a five-year prison sentence for conspiracy and obstructing an FBI investigation into deputy jail abuses. Tanaka, who as the second-in-command ran day-to-day operations of the...

LAX as you have never seen it

The mega airport is such a vital and vulnerable piece of our infrastructure that it employs two anti-terrorism experts with top-secret clearances.

String of storms expected to soak Los Angeles County this week

A string of increasingly intense storms are expected to hit Los Angeles County this week, according to the National Weather Service. Meteorologist Scott Sukup said the region should remain dry for a few days until the first storm rolls in Wednesday night, delivering between a quarter of an inch...

L.A. Councilman Mike Bonin proposes full public funding for city campaigns

A Los Angeles lawmaker called Monday for the city to move to a public financing system for local elections, saying it would help address fears that wealthy donors buy influence at City Hall.  Councilman Mike Bonin said he wants voters to consider a proposal next year that would allow candidates...

ICYMI: Rob Schneider Thinks He Is A Civil Rights Historian

Plus, the "nightmare bacteria" that's resistant to all antibiotics, Trump's alternative to Obamacare, and much more! [ more › ]

Photos: Inside An L.A. Woman's March Art-Making Party

Hundreds gathered at Self Help Graphics and Art to make signs. [ more › ]

Ten Things You May Not Know About Torrance

N.W.A. had its beginnings in this South Bay neighborhood. [ more › ]

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