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Ed Temple, legendary Tennessee State and Olympic track coach, dies at 89

Ed Temple, the former Tennessee State track and field coach whose Tigerbelles won 13 Olympic gold medals and helped break down racial and gender barriers in the sport, died Thursday night. He was 89.  Temple's daughter, Edwina, told university officials that her father died after an illness. “Words...

FBI and L.A. social workers investigate allegation of altercation between Brad Pitt and his teen son

Investigations by the FBI and the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services into allegations about Brad Pitt’s behavior with one of his children involve an altercation on a plane that officials still are trying to sort out, a law enforcement source said Friday. The source, speaking...

ABC 7's Meteorologist Dallas Raines' Wife Allegedly Tried To Strangle Their Daughter

She has been charged with assault and could face a max sentence of four years. [ more › ]

Extreme Heat And Santa Ana Wind Coming This Weekend And Next Week

Fall in L.A. is just like summer, except windier, drier and (often) smokier. [ more › ]

Don't Use A Mannequin In A Hoodie To Sneak Into The Carpool Lane

You and your mannequin have to sit in traffic like the rest of us. [ more › ]

One Case Of Leprosy Confirmed At Riverside County Elementary School

Hansen's disease, otherwise known as leprosy, is actually easy to treat and difficult to catch. [ more › ]

Customer throws cup of urine at McDonald's employee over cost of Bundt cakes

A customer threw a cup of urine on a McDonald’s employee in Victorville after she misquoted the cost of a Bundt cake, authorities announced this week. Detectives released surveillance camera images Tuesday that showed a man holding a white cup in his hand as he peered into the drive-through window...

Can racist tweets help predict hate crimes? L.A. is about to find out

Can police prevent hate crimes by monitoring racist banter on social media? Researchers will be testing this concept over the next three years in Los Angeles, marking a new frontier in efforts by law enforcement to predict and prevent crimes. During a three-year experiment, British researchers...

Man found dead with severe head trauma in Hollywood Hills home

Detectives were investigating the death of a man who was found inside a Hollywood Hills home early Friday. Police received a call about 5:17 a.m. concerning an injured man in the 6700 block of Milner Road, said Officer Drake Madison, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department. The man, who...

Woman, 23, dies as car veers off 710 Freeway and overturns

A 23-year-old Cudahy woman was killed early Friday when she was ejected from a car that veered off the northbound 710 Freeway in Lynwood and crashed, the California Highway Patrol reported. The woman's name is being withheld pending notification of her next of kin. The driver of the car was identified...

L.A. River project comes with $250-million price tag

Good morning. It is Friday, Sept. 23. A Good Samaritan came to the rescue of a bear cub trapped in a dumpster in Mammoth Lakes. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES A star is born Young performers looking for a break in Hollywood may believe that winning a Young Artist...

Child at Riverside County school tests postive for leprosy

A student at a Riverside County elementary school has been found to have leprosy, public health officials said Thursday, though they emphasize that the school and community remain safe. A doctor had initially diagnosed two children from Indian Hills Elementary School in Jurupa Valley with the condition...

A groundbreaking homeless shelter for college students in Santa Monica hits a snag

The Rev. Eric Shafer interrupted me before I could even get my first sentence out. “I understand you are opening a shelter for homeless college stu—” “It’s really exciting,” exclaimed Shafer, who is pastor of Santa Monica’s Mt. Olive Lutheran Church. “The coolest thing in the world!” Shafer and...

Vin Scully tribute to air live across SoCal

Friday night pre-game ceremony at Dodger Stadium will air at 6:30 on KTLA Channel 5, SportsNet LA and KLAC radio.

That Amoeba Redevelopment Is Moving Closer To Reality, Per Plans Filed With The City

In a previous statement, Amoeba Music assured fans that they will still be staying for the duration of their lease. [ more › ]

Fake carpooling pal doesn't fool Brea motorcycle officer

The bane of many solo drivers is the prohibition on the carpool lane. But police say one Orange County driver hatched a scheme to escape notice and travel in the fast lane: put a mannequin in the front seat and dress it in a black sweatshirt. The long-running scheme came to an embarrassing end...

ICYMI: Jerk Who Punched Elderly Man Over Costco Nutella Waffle Sample To Serve Jail Time

Also, the worst baseball pitch ever, a 13-day 'Simpsons' marathon, Beck's discography on vinyl, and more! [ more › ]

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