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Rare snow falls in Southern California, residents freak out

An unusually cold winter storm system brought snow to southern California, a sight so rare that the National Weather Service had to send out the definition of snow, freezing rain and sleet. Snowfall was reported in the neighborhoods of Calabasas, Sylmar, Northridge, Pasadena, Rancho Cucamonga and ev


Man who shot at California cop previously deported, arrested but cops wouldn't honor ICE detainer, feds say

The illegal immigrant killed Sunday in a shootout with a California cop had been deported three times and arrested and released over ICE's objection on several occasions -- including cases involving the very department whose officer took him down in a dramatic exchange caught on her body cam.


Whittier College presidential installation will be held Saturday

Whittier College will celebrate the inauguration of Linda Oubré as the college’s 15th president with the investiture ceremony scheduled for 3 p.m. Saturday in the Donald E. Graham Athletics Center.


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.


Hit-and-Run Driver Remains At Large After Fatally Striking Grandmother, Injuring Grandchildren in La Mirada

The search continued Thursday for a male driver who struck a grandmother and her two grandchildren, killing the grandmother, before fleeing the scene on Wednesday afternoon, authorities said.


El Monte police release sketch of attempted rape suspect

We now have a sketch of a man wanted for the attempted rape and kidnapping of an 18-year-old woman in El Monte over the weekend. Gigi Graciette shows us the suspect and the shocking attack caught on a security camera.


It’s snowing in Los Angeles, from Malibu to La Cañada

A cold storm system brought traveling through the Santa Monica Mountains Thursday sprinkled hillside neighborhoods above Malibu with rarely seen winter weather. Snow and graupel fell near Simi Valley, according to the National Weather Service, and residents of Calabasas, La Cañada Flintridge, and Sy


Man Arrested After Pursuit Ends in Fatal Whittier Crash Is Charged With Murder

A man who was arrested after a pursuit ended in a fatal crash in Whittier earlier this week has been charged with murder, officials announced. Kevin Vargas, 24, was also charged with fleeing a police vehicle causing a death, hit-and-run resulting in a death and four counts of assault on a police off


California judge rules twin son of gay couple is American citizen

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.


RARE SIGHT: Snowfall seen in cities across SoCal - including Los Angeles County

LOS ANGELES -- Snow was falling Thursday in a number of Southern California communities that rarely see freezing temperatures, much less snowfall. The precipitation - relatively light in low-lying communities - was delighting many residents who were taking to social media to post pictures of the unu


Metro may scrap its bike locker program because of thieves, break-ins and inappropriate usage

Thieves have routinely broken into LA Metro bike lockers placed at train stations, stealing bicycles and ransacking the personal contents stored inside and prompting the transit agency to consider scrapping the program.


Man Killed, Woman Wounded In West Covina Shooting

WEST COVINA (CBSLA) — A man was killed and a woman wounded in a shooting in West Covina, police said Thursday. The shooting was initially reported as assault with a deadly weapon in the 1200 block of South Larimore Avenue. When officers arrived at about 8:45 p.m., they found the two victims both suf


Opposition to closing 710 freeway stub at special Alhambra City Council Meeting

Mayor Jeff Maloney’s public forum on the I-710 Freeway stub and possibly turning the land into a regional park brought strong comments from the nearly 75 people in attendance, most of them firmly opposed to closing that unfinished artery over concerns that such a move would increase traffic on Alham


3 More Arrested, Accused of Conspiring With L.A. Sheriff’s Deputy to Steal $645K, 1,200 Pounds of Weed in Fake Bust

Three men accused of conspiring with a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy to perform a fake raid on a marijuana warehouse — stealing 1,200 pounds of the drug and $645,000 in cash and money orders — were arrested Thursday, federal officials announced.


Longtime Pasadena Residents Shocked by Snowfall During Winter Storm

Xavier Bias walked out of the Whole Foods Market in Pasadena and saw another woman looking to the ground puzzled at the white stuff covering the sidewalk. The woman wasn’t sure exactly what she was looking at. But Bias, who is originally from the East Coast, quickly set her straight.


Reports Of Snowflakes All Over Los Angeles County

Los Angeles woke up this morning confused as to where in the country it was located. Angelinos woke up and started posted videos of this miraculous white stuff falling from the sky. All over the county, from Thousand Oaks and Malibu, all the way to Canoga Park and Pasadena! Did you see any snow?


Snow comes to L.A., with powder in Malibu and Pasadena, while winter weather closes Grapevine

Grab your warm jackets, Angelenos, because California is having a snow day. An unusually chilly storm system that originated in Alberta, Canada, was lingering over Nevada and had already blanketed Las Vegas with snow early Thursday. Before daybreak, snow was falling in parts of the Southland, dustin


Storm brings snow to low levels in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Snow fell at low levels in Southern California on Thursday with the arrival of a very cold storm that added even more precipitation in a wet winter that has almost eliminated drought conditions statewide.


Authorities Chase Stolen White Van Across 3 SoCal Counties

Authorities were chasing the driver of a stolen van across three Southern California counties Thursday night. Sky5 was initially overhead the pursuit at 11:05 p.m. in Orange County, as the driver of a white van was heading north on the 57 Freeway in Placentia.


Southern California doctors arrested in opioid prescription crackdown

A yearlong investigation by federal drug agents has resulted in criminal charges against several physicians and other healthcare providers accused of writing bogus prescriptions or selling painkillers and other drugs on the black market.