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Burbank students walk out, stage gun violence rally

BURBANK, Calif. (KABC) -- In Burbank on Friday, dozens of students walked out of class to protest the lack of gun control. It's been 20 years since America witnessed in real time one of its worst schools shootings. Twelve students and one teacher were gunned down at Columbine High School.


Authorities release IDs of 3 men slain in Glendale

Three men who were shot to death inside a Glendale home this week were identified as Los Angeles and Glendale residents, authorities said Friday. The victims, Leon Gough II, 50, of Glendale, and Deandre Tyronne Sims, 36 and Christian Marty Moukam, 35, both of Los Angeles, were found dead Thursday in


Burbank Unified names Guy Myers Teacher of the Year

High school drama classes are a way for students to learn more about the theater and performing arts, but a teacher at John Burroughs High School takes it a step further. For Guy Myers, being in one of his drama classes isn’t just about learning how to sing and dance.


Burbank school board votes to change name of David Starr Jordan Middle School

After months of deliberation and public input, the Burbank Unified school board unanimously voted to change the name of David Starr Jordan Middle School on Thursday. The school’s now-former namesake was a proponent of eugenics, a system of controlled breeding aimed at improving the chances of so-cal


Glendale triple shooting: Victims identified as shooter remains at large

GLENDALE, Calif. (KABC) -- Authorities on Friday released the names of the three men killed in a shooting at a home in Glendale. Gunfire was reported at 12:17 a.m. Thursday in the 1300 block of Columbia Drive in the Adams Hill neighborhood, where Glendale police officers made the gruesome discovery.


Dana Point Bank Robbery Suspect Found Dead After Pursuit to Rancho Santa Margarita May Be the ‘Leatherface Bandit’: FBI

A suspect in a Dana Point bank robbery who was found dead in a vehicle at the end of a SWAT standoff after leading deputies on a pursuit to Rancho Santa Margarita may be the "Leatherface Bandit" serial robber, linked to three prior heists in Orange County, officials said.


Jail Sentence Handed Down to Chemistry Teacher Who Had Sex With Her Student During Summer School & Football Practice; How She Was Caught; Name That State (Pics-Vid)

Another day, another teacher who can’t find a man old enough to drink to have sex with. A former teacher at an elite California private school has pleaded no contest to having unlawful sex with a student in 2017, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday.


Sports Roundup: Burbank, Burroughs baseball earn key league wins

Burbank 8, Pasadena 7 (eight innings): The Bulldogs come from behind to win a wild Pacific League game Friday on the road. Burbank (8-12-1, 8-4 in league) trailed, 5-3, after six innings. Burbank scored four runs in the top of the seventh to take a 7-5 advantage. Pasadena then pushed across two runs


Car connected to missing LA teen found in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A vehicle connected to an Amber Alert involving a 15-year-old girl last seen in Torrance was recovered unoccupied Friday by police near the San Ysidro Port of Entry.


BMW in Amber Alert case found near Mexico; teen still missing

Police on Friday found a car associated with a missing teenager and a slaying in Southern California, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The girl, Alora Benitez, 15, hasn’t turned up, authorities said, and neither have her mother, Maricela Mercado, 40, and Roman Cerratos, both


California couple sentenced to life in prison in severe child abuse case

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A Southern California couple was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison on Friday after the pair pleaded guilty to charges stemming from grim, headline-making accusations they beat, starved and shackled their 13 children in the family’s home, prosecutors said.


Man flees from Glendale Galleria in a Maserati after stealing from phone repair kiosk

The public is being asked to help identify a man who stole more than $25,000 worth of iPhone replacement screens last month from a phone repair kiosk at the Glendale Galleria. The theft happened on March 14 around 9:35 a.m. when a man forced open several locked cabinets at the We Fix Now kiosk in th


M's top Angels with second-straight 9th-inning rally

Tim Beckham and Omar Narvaez hit back-to-back solo homers in the ninth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 5-3 win against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night in Anaheim, Calif.


Body found in Pasadena wash under Colorado Street Bridge

A man was discovered dead beneath the Colorado Street Bridge on Friday morning. Preliminary indications are the man may have jumped from the bridge, said Lisa Derderian, a spokeswoman for Pasadena.


Ex-LAPD Officer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girl in Torrance

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer who admitted to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in her bedroom in Torrance was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison, officials said.


Turpins get 25 years to life for torturing and imprisoning their children

Standing at a lectern in a Riverside courtroom, just feet away from her parents and their defense attorneys, the woman identified only as Jane Doe No. 4, looked frail. Her sweater seemed too big for her thin body. She shook and cried even before she began to speak. But the message she delivered spok


Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed to Prison After Being Denied New Appeal

An appeals court will not reconsider its decision to uphold the conviction of former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, all but extinguishing the chances the once-towering law enforcement figure had to avoid prison.


Nipsey Hussle Was Hailed as a Hero. But to California Officials, He Was Still a Gangster.

LOS ANGELES — When a gunman rolled up to Nipsey Hussle’s Marathon Clothing store late last month, the first person to be shot was Kerry Lathan, recently released from prison and there to pick up a T-shirt. Mr. Lathan was shot in the back, before Hussle, the renowned rap artist, was killed.


Monterey Park City Council meeting explodes in expletives, abrupt exits, here’s why

Tempers flared at Wednesday’s Monterey Park City Council meeting as a decision cast by the three-member majority will force the other two off the council, having to wait two years if they want to run again.


40,000 illegal marijuana plants worth an estimated $20M found in east of Los Angeles

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they seized 40,000 marijuana plants at an illegal pot farm east of Los Angeles. The Riverside Police Department says a tip regarding the strong odor of marijuana coming from a home sent them to a house that turned out to have a private nursery about the size