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Long Beach to pay nearly $3 million after shooting unarmed man 19 times in 2013

Long Beach will pay nearly $3 million to the family of an unarmed man who was shot 19 times during a fatal clash with police in 2013. On Wednesday, a federal court jury awarded $1.05 million to the parents of Tyler Woods, who was shot while fleeing Long Beach police officers after he was detained in...

Multiple structures burning in fast-moving brush fire in Kern County

Multiple structures have been burned in a fast-moving brush fire that broke out Thursday afternoon in Kern County. The Erskine fire was burning near Lake Isabella in Squirrel Valley, according to the Kern County Fire Department. Firefighters...

These students vowed to change immigration laws a decade ago. Where are they now?

Ten years ago, more than 40,000 Southern California teenagers walked out of class to support rights for all immigrants, taking part in the biggest protests the state has ever seen.  The rallying cry? "Hoy marchamos, mañana votamos," or "Today we march, tomorrow we vote." The students promised to use...

Los Angeles may pass new ban on homeless people living in cars

More than 4,600 cars and RVS were in use as living quarters this year in Los Angeles, a rise that has sparked bitter complaints that homeless people are taking up scarce street parking, dumping trash and bringing increased crime and safety risks into neighborhoods. A federal appeals court last...

Why All Your Favorite L.A. Museums 'Swapped' Instagram Accounts Today

A dozen L.A. museums are celebrating each other on Instagram today for #LAInstaFling. [ more › ]

Man Freed After 11 Years In Prison For A Murder He May Not Have Committed

Raymond Jennings was convicted in 2009 of shooting 18-year-old Michelle O'Keefe in a parking lot where he worked as a security guard. [ more › ]

14,000 Are Without Power All Thanks To A Crow

Residents may have to wait up to 10 hours to get power back. [ more › ]

Sun Valley hospital settles for $1 million in second patient-dumping lawsuit

A San Fernando Valley hospital has agreed to pay $1 million in civil penalties to settle allegations that it put a mentally ill woman in a taxi and lost track of her for three days, Los Angeles City Atty. Mike Feuer announced Thursday. Under the terms of the settlement, Pacifica Hospital of the...

Report Says SoCal Could Face 'Catastrophe' If We Don't Prepare For The Big One

The report notes that fires are a major concern when it comes to earthquakes [ more › ]

Weekend Planner: 20 Things To Do In Los Angeles

Here's what's going on in L.A. this weekend... [ more › ]

Video: See A Skid Row Artist's World In Immersive Virtual Reality

The filmmakers wanted to humanize L.A.'s homelessness crisis. [ more › ]

A Plan To Build Lots Of Affordable Housing Will Be On The November Ballot

If passed, the initiative would require a set percentage of new units built in L.A. to be set aside for "low income" residents on most projects. [ more › ]

Burbank Lifeguard Allegedly Used His Phone To Secretly Record Women And Girls

A woman noticed a partially hidden camera as she changed in the locker room. [ more › ]

History Lit Brings Theater To The Pasadena Museum Of History

One of the work's is staged in the museum's current exhibit of carousel animals. [ more › ]

Outage leaves 14,000 homes and businesses in Valley Village without power

At least 14,000 homes and businesses were without power Thursday morning after a problem was detected at a distribution station in Valley Village. Crews with the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power were working to restore power to customers, said Ellen Cheng, the utility company’s spokeswoman....

Led Zeppelin didn't steal music for 'Stairway to Heaven,' jury decides

Rock giant Led Zeppelin did not lift music that formed the basis for their iconic hit “Stairway to Heaven,” a jury found Thursday, clearing the iconic rock band of accusations that it stole the opening riff of one of rock music's most celebrated songs. The unanimous decision by the panel of eight...

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