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Los Angeles woman charged in death of 82-year-old grandmother

A Los Angeles woman was charged Monday in the death of her 82-year-old grandmother earlier this month.  Rebecca Surratt was charged with one count of murder, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. Surratt is scheduled for arraignment Monday.  Surratt lived with her mother...

Patrick Soon-Shiong buys into Tribune Publishing

He becomes the second largest shareholder, vice chairman of the board, and Michael Ferro's defense against a takeover by Gannett.

A Drunk Driver Just Ruined The Expo Line Extension's First Monday Commute

The car managed to lodge across both the east and westbound Expo tracks, disrupting service in both directions. [ more › ]

Photo: 'Alligator' Spotted In Echo Park Lake

No word as to who put the gator in the waters, or why. [ more › ]

OCD in Plain Sight

When visiting and or living in Los Angeles, one must check out the Bootleg Theater. Bootleg Theater is a year-round inclusive art space for original, boundary-defying live theater, music, and dance performances born from the diverse cultural and artistic landscape of Los Angeles. Show More Summary

Motorcyclist shot several times and killed while riding in Wilmington

A motorcyclist was fatally shot late Sunday while riding in the Wilmington neighborhood, police said. The motorcyclist was traveling westbound on D Street and Gulf Avenue around 11:30 p.m. when he was shot several times, said Officer Liliana Preciado, spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Police Department....

'Time to find this guy': Manhunt underway for bicyclist who shot West Covina officer

A manhunt is underway for a man who is wanted in connection with shooting and injuring a West Covina police officer. Authorities said Jose Luis Chavez, 47, should be considered armed and dangerous. Chavez was riding a bicycle on North Yaleton Avenue near Badillo Street at 11:18 p.m. Friday when...

Hawaiian history pays a visit to LACMA

The museum's newest exhibition explores featherwork items from the era in Hawaii that predates the cultural carnage that followed the Christian missionaries.

Channel Your Inner Mountain Goat And Flock To The Cliffs

Where to begin when conjuring a place so widely storied in the American imagination and so dramatically awe-inspiring that the likes of Ansel Adams and Thomas Moran returned time and time again, galvanizing the canon of landscape-as-art?...Show More Summary

5-year-old boy dies in a Vallejo house fire; at least two other people are injured

A 5-year-old child died and at least two other people were injured in a two-alarm house fire in Vallejo on Sunday morning. Firefighters received a report of a fire at 827 Stella St. shortly before 10 a.m., according to a statement from the Vallejo Fire Department. They arrived to find heavy smoke...

As Obama tours Hiroshima, bombing survivors in Little Tokyo hope for 'more than words'

As President Obama prepares to become the first sitting U.S. president to visit Hiroshima since World War II, bombing survivors who gathered Sunday in Little Tokyo on Sunday struggled to describe the carnage they witnessed on Aug. 6, 1945.  The bomb, they remember, fell from a sky so vibrantly blue...

Man Arrested After Burning Two Homeless People

The suspect is being held on $1.27 million bail. [ more › ]

Overheard In L.A.: A Festival Of Nightmares

This week's edition of Overheard in L.A. features psychedelics, hoarders, and wearing skirts as capes. [ more › ]

Puppy recovers from meth, heroin addiction

A puppy that was high on drugs when police busted his owner has recovered from addiction and is on the mend, authorities said. Bubba, a terrier mix, was showing signs of being under the influence when officers in March arrested his owner, who was in possession of a large quantity of illegal drugs,...

Torrance police investigating shooting of man in car set ablaze

Torrance police are investigating the shooting of a man who was one of five occupants in a car destroyed by fire, authorities said. Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 3700 block of Artesia Boulevard in Torrance at about 2:30 a.m., authorities said.  A short time later police received...

A Documentary About Quentin Tarantino Just Got Bought By The Weinsteins, Naturally

Producer/ director Tara Wood also helmed a documentary about Richard Linklater. [ more › ]

2 set afire at South L.A. homeless camp; man held in assault

Police have arrested a man on charges of attempted murder for allegedly lighting two people on fire at a South Los Angeles homeless encampment. Phillip Darryl Cole, 54, was arrested about 4 p.m. Saturday by patrol officers who saw him sitting at a bus bench at West Florence Avenue and South Figueroa...

Northern California hit by more rain and snow

It's already late May. But parts of Northern California got another blast of rain and snow this weekend, helping the state's drought relief efforts. A spring storm dropped rain in parts of Northern California on Saturday afternoon, but it was less severe than the one a day earlier that dumped up...

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