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LOS ANGELES — An investigation unfolding near the iconic Hollywood sign in Los Angeles is playing out like a gory movie script, as police worked to identity a man whose body was found in parts over the past two days – first a head on Tuesday, then two hands and two feet on Wednesday. On […]

LOS ANGELES-A community center in L.A.’s notorious Rampart area is helping teenagers stay out of trouble by giving them a creative outlet. A program at the community center, “Sessions LA” use hip-hop and deejay culture to teach them how to make beats using digital technology. CNN reports: Huang eventually moved to Los Angeles, where he […]

LOS ANGELES — A community center in L.A.’s notorious Rampart area is helping teenagers stay out of trouble by giving them a creative outlet. A…

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four more car fires broke out in the Los Angeles area New Year’s Eve, leaving authorities to probe for any links to a series of arson blazes that burned dozens of cars and spread to some structures in recent days. In a sobering counterpoint to the typical revelry of the night, […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four more car fires broke out in the Los Angeles area New Year’s Eve, leaving authorities to probe for any links to a series of arson blazes that burned dozens of cars and spread to some structures in recent days. SEE ALSO: America’s Drunkest Cities In a sobering counterpoint to the […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man who shot four people, killing two, at a utility office east of Los Angeles before turning the gun on himself was a 48-year-old company employee from Southern California, authorities said Saturday. RELATED: Round Up Of Gene Marks “Poor Black Kid” Critiques Investigators identified the shooter as Andre Turner of […]

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The investigation into the largest marijuana bust at a cross-border tunnel followed a familiar timeline. It began in May and ended in November. The secret passage linking warehouses in San Diego and Tijuana – equipped with a hydraulic lift, electric rail carts and a wooden staircase – highlights an emerging seasonal […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wall Street protest encampments were largely intact in Los Angeles and Philadelphia on Monday, hours after deadlines for demonstrators to clear out passed without the acrimony that marked forced evictions in other cities. See also: Don’t Be Afraid of People in Tents — Learn From Them See also: These Numbers Don’t Lie Protesters […]

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The protesters whose tents line the lawn of Los Angeles City Hall made it clear that they received the eviction notice issued by Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa. Whether they’ll heed it is much less certain. See also: Millions Spent To Evict Camps, While Cutting Shelter Funds See also: Half Of The People […]

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — Some parents have filed complaints with the Parent-Teacher Association after a former adult film star said she read to children in a classroom at a Los Angeles County elementary school. Sasha Grey, a 23-year-old ex-porn actress who has appeared in mainstream shows like HBO’s “Entourage,” was a guest earlier this month […]

LOS ANGELES-President Barack Obama spoke with talk show host, Jay Leno during his recent trip to Los Angeles. Obama discussed his trip to the legendary “Roscoes Chicken and Waffles,” saying that “I’m eating the wings and you’ve got the hot sauce on there, the fancy presidential limousine smelling like chicken.” Obama Eats at Historic Black […]

LOS ANGELES-LAPD Homicide Detective Sal LaBarbera who is an active Twitter user is drawing heat for recently posting a picture of a homicide victim with the caption “guess where i’m at? …it never ends.” Labarbera has 1,400 followers on Twitter under the name LAMurderCop. 21 Machine Guns Stolen From LAPD SWAT Team Naked, Unarmed Man […]