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LA news anchor died from meth overdose during sexual encounter at hotel, autopsy reveals

A Los Angeles news anchor died in December after overdosing on methamphetamine during a sexual encounter with a male companion at a California hotel, an autopsy report revealed Friday.


LA City Council Approves Downtown Emergency Homeless Shelter

The City Council approved the finalization of a property lease Friday that clears the way for an emergency homeless shelter to be opened in the downtown Los Angeles area. Councilman Jose Huizar introduced a motion last month calling for the 115-bed shelter at 1426 Paloma St. He said it could be open


6 Underrated Things To Do In L.A. On Your Birthday That'll Seriously Top Last Year's Party

It's almost time to put your party shoes on and toss some glitter in the air, because your birthday is right around the corner. You're dreaming of planning another epic party that will top last year's. I'll happily admit that I'm obsessed with my birthday, and like to celebrate all month long. Thoug


Boy killed in drive-by shooting in Gardena, police say

GARDENA, Calif. (KABC) -- A juvenile boy was killed in a drive-by shooting in Gardena Friday night, authorities said. Shortly before 7 p.m., police responded to reports of shots fire in the 1400 block of 146th Street. When authorities arrived, they found a juvenile boy had been shot in the upper tor


Prominent Los Angeles comedian Brody Stevens dies at 48

LOS ANGELES — Prominent Los Angeles comedian Brody Stevens died Friday in Los Angeles, Variety has confirmed. He was 48. "Brody was an inspiring voice who was a friend to many in the comedy community," Stevens' reps said in a statement. "He pushed creative boundaries and his passion for his work and


Former CBS 47 anchor Chris Burrous died of methamphetamine toxicity, Los Angeles coroner says

LOS ANGELES COUNTY, California - Former CBS 47 news anchor Chris Burrous, who was found unconscious Dec. 27 in a Glendale motel room and pronounced dead at a hospital, died of methamphetamine toxicity, the Los Angeles County Coroner's Office has announced.


Shooting Near Pico-Union Homeless Encampment Leaves 1 Dead, 1 Injured

A shooting at the Pico-Union neighborhood of Los Angeles left one man dead and another injured, officials said Saturday. The incident happened near an underpass on Oak and 14th streets, about half a mile away from the Los Angeles Convention Center. Video from the scene early Saturday shows police ca


Los Angeles: 5 Local Foreclosures Up For Sale

LOS ANGELES, CA — Are you hoping to buy a new home, but can't find anything in your price range? Why not look at foreclosures in the area? You never know what you might find!


One boy was an American citizen, his twin brother wasn't. A judge's ruling changed that.

Los Angeles -- A federal judge in California ruled Thursday that a twin son of a gay married couple has been an American citizen since birth, handing a defeat to the U.S. government, which had only granted the status to his brother. The State Department was wrong to deny citizenship to 2-year-old Et


Male Sought in Armed Robbery of 2 Canoga Park Stores

Los Angeles police sought the public’s help Saturday in identifying an individual accused of robbing two Canoga Park businesses at gunpoint. Investigators said the incidents happened between 3 a.m. and 4 a.m., the first in the 22800 block of Saticoy Street on Feb. 12 and the second in the 6400 block


Los Angeles woman faces life sentences in child rape charges

A Los Angeles woman faces up to three life sentences in prison after she admitted Tuesday to sexual assault and pornography charges involving a 3-year-old girl. Umi Hongo, 24, pleaded guilty to two counts of principal to sexual assault on a child under 14 years old and one count of child pornography


The Top 6 Destinations In Baja California, Mexico

By Fathom | When a place has earned its spot on our Top Places to Travel in 2019, you know it’s good. The Baja California Peninsula has clear blue waters, fresh design, and seriously good guacamole.


Malibu Earthquake 2019: Los Angeles Earthquake Today

LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Malibu Earthquake 2019 today has hit. The Los Angeles earthquake struck Malibu Beach early today. Damage assessment is pending. Meantime several other California quakes have hit today, one in Julian and one near Cobb.


Two California men arrested after truck inspection turns up suspected cocaine

TOWANDA, Ill. (AP) - Two California men have been arrested after police in eastern Illinois found more than 110 pounds (50 kilograms) of suspected cocaine during a truck inspection.


VIDEO: Rare storm brings snow to Malibu, metro Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Light snow is falling at very low elevations around greater Los Angeles as a very cold storm passes through. The Los Angeles County Fire Department air operations section posted video of snow falling in the Santa Monica Mountains above Malibu Thursday afternoon.


Man Fatally Struck by Car on 110-101 Freeway Interchange in L.A.

A man died after being struck by a car on the transition road linking the 101 Freeway to the 110 Freeway in Los Angeles late Friday afternoon, authorities said. The collision was reported about 7:30 p.m. on the connector between the southbound 101 Freeway and the southbound 110 Freeway, according to


Two Inmates Released After Being Convicted of Murder

Two men who spent years in state prison after being convicted of murder in separate cases were freed Friday following efforts spearheaded by two programs at Loyola Law School seeking their release.


LA's Sheriff Says Jail Reform Has Failed. We Went Inside To Find Out

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says reforms designed to reduce violence by deputies in the jails are a failed "social experiment." He claims attacks on guards are up, and his deputies feel the new rules keep them from fully defending themselves. Villanueva has argued his deputies need a


Laotian-style barbecue comes to Southern California

The top food stories from this week at the Los Angeles Times:. Patricia Escárcega checks out Kra Z Kai’s in Corona, likely the only Laotian-style barbecue joint in Southern California, maybe even the country.


Los Angeles County attempted-homicide suspect captured in Mexico, turned over in San Ysidro

A fugitive suspected of shooting a man during an apparent carjacking attempt in Los Angeles County last year was arrested Wednesday at the San Ysidro port of entry after he was captured by Mexican authorities south of the border, officials said.