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KTLA anchor Chris Burrous died of methamphetamine overdose during a sexual encounter, coroner says

KTLA5 weekend anchor Chris Burrous, who was found unconscious in a Glendale motel room two days after Christmas, died from an accidental methamphetamine overdose, the county coroner reported today.


Comedian Brody Stevens Dies at 48

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 his love of b


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.


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


“Art from Sri Lanka” at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

“The Bejeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka” is the first comprehensive survey of Sri Lankan art organized in an American museum. The expansive show explores nearly 2,000 years of Sri Lankan history through 240 works featuring precious decorative objects fashioned from gold, silver, and ivory, and 19th-


Why? The Hangover comedian commits suicide

Brody Stevens suicide: What led to an acclaimed stand up comedian and actor hanging himself at his Los Angeles home?. A well acclaimed stand up comedian and actor who previously documented his struggles with depression and bipolar disease on Friday committed suicide at his Los Angeles home.


Cat Trapped In Wall Gets Lucky Break

DOWNEY, CA — A group of Los Angeles County Department of Animal Care and Control workers found themselves in the right place at the right time Thursday just when a little white cat found himself trapped inside a cinder block wall.


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


CANNDU NC Election Committee Meeting

Ascot Public Library 120 W. Florence Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90003. Welcome, Call to Order, and Meeting Guidelines Introduction of members (is new members) General Public Comments on Non-Agenda Items.


Cat Rescued After Being Found Wedged In Cinderblock Wall

DOWNEY (CBSLA) — A lucky cat is recovering Friday after being safely extricated from the wall where had gotten stuck in Downey. The cat’s predicament was spotted by staff from the county Department of Animal Care and Control facility in the 11200 block of Garfield Avenue as they were headed to lunch


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


Snow in Las Vegas, Joshua Tree and Los Angeles County, in Pictures

Almost an inch of snow fell at Las Vegas's McCarran International Airport, causing at least 100 flight cancelations. The Associated Press reports that it's the first significant snowfall the airport has seen in a decade. Roads between Los Angeles and Las Vegas were closed due to poor conditions and


Similar to hurricanes, California storms now ranked by their own ‘Cat’-like scale

Remember the series of winter storms we experienced mid-January? It was the result of an “atmospheric river” driving a series of Pacific storms onshore. Now there is a new scale to characterize strength and impacts of atmospheric river type storms, just like hurricanes. The scale is useful because a


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.


RAT-TLED: Toilet rodent leaves residents in Southern California feeling flushed with fear

HERMOSA BEACH, Calif. -- Allen Carrier's early morning pit stop at his home turned into quite the nightmare. He picked up the lid to his toilet and found a rat swimming around in there.


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


3 women, 1 man sought in theft ring targeting SoCal cosmetics stores

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police are asking for the public's help to identify suspected thieves who target high-end cosmetics stores across Los Angeles, including those at the Beverly Center Mall.


Judge Grants Citizenship To Twin Born To Gay Parents

LOS ANGELES, CA — A federal judge granted citizenship to a twin son of a Los Angeles-based same-sex couple, ruling that the child has been an American citizen since birth, attorneys announced Friday.


Attacker Sought in Stabbing of Senior Citizen at Maywood Donut Shop

Sheriff’s officials sought clues from the public Thursday to help them track down a man who stabbed a senior citizen at a Maywood donut shop two weeks ago. The stabbing took place about 3 p.m. on Feb. 10 at Yum Yum Donuts, 5921 Atlantic Boulevard, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Informat


Animals Keep Getting Stuck in Southern California

A cat in a cinder block wall? How about a tortoise underneath a house? A cougar in a tree? Believe it or not, animals continue to get stuck all across Southern California, and in almost every place you could imagine. Luckily a few locals have been there to help these critters get loose and out of a