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Los Angeles County Gets Rare Snowfall and Icy Roads

It has been unseasonably cold and — dare I say it— wintry in Los Angeles in February, and now we are in for a rare sprinkling of snow on Thursday, according to an early morning report by the National Weather Service.


California sheriff releases graphic video of deadly police shooting

A man pulled over for a traffic stop, rolled his window down, drew a handgun and opened fire on cops before being fatally shot by a deputy, graphic video released Wednesday by a sheriff's department in Northern California shows.


Man shot, killed inside Carson strip club

CARSON, Calif. (FOX 11) - A man was fatally shot in a strip club in Carson Wednesday morning. Deputies responded to the 1900 block of East Del Amo Boulevard around 12:20 a.m. When they arrived, they found the wounded man in a parking lot, according to the Sheriff's Information Bureau.


Torrance motor officer hurt in multi-vehicle crash on 405 Freeway near Long Beach; all NB lanes closed

LONG BEACH, Calif. (KABC) -- A Torrance police motorcycle officer was hospitalized Thursday morning after a multi-vehicle crash on the 405 Freeway that prompted the closure of all northbound lanes.


Man Faces Death Penalty in Kidnapping, Killing of 11-Year-Old Inglewood Boy in 1990; Police Believe Suspect Did Not Act Alone

A man faces the death penalty for the kidnapping and killing of an 11-year-old Inglewood boy nearly 30 years ago, and authorities revealed Wednesday that they believe the suspect did not act alone.


Cold storm to hit Southern California, dropping snow levels and producing hail

Another storm is moving into Southern California, bringing some rain but also the possibility of snow at very low elevations. ►A storm moving in Wednesday night and Thursday morning will bring light rain to coastal and basin areas but snow to very low mountain elevations.


California lawmakers propose soda tax, banning cola at checkout areas

Lawmakers in California are aiming to curb the state’s consumption of sodas and other sugary beverages with a variety of proposed legislation announced on Wednesday. The bills, spearheaded by five state lawmakers, include measures that would require health warnings on sugary soft drinks, and proposa


No speed limit? That could become a reality for two California highways

A California lawmaker has introduced a bill that would make the state part of an exclusive club: The state would become one of the rare places in the world with highways with no speed limit.


Coroner IDs Long Beach Man Fatally Stabbed

LONG BEACH, CA – The coroner's office publicly identified Wednesday a Long Beach man who was fatally stabbed last week, possibly during some kind of verbal exchange with two suspects who remain at large.


Family thankful for arrest made in Inglewood cold case

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- A local family spoke out Wednesday about the arrest of a suspect accused in the Inglewood murder of a young boy nearly 30 years ago. Ruth Tillett wept as the mayor and police chief of Inglewood announced an arrest in the murder of her 11-year-old son.


California student challenges school over not being allowed to wear 'MAGA' hat

FRESNO (KSEE) - A politically active Central Valley student is told she can't wear her "Make American Great Again" hat on campus. She's now challenging the school district's decision, saying her first amendment right is being violated.


LA Deputy Stole Pot, Cash During Fake Downtown LA Raid, Feds Say

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) – Three more men were arrested Thursday in a scheme involving a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy who led a fake drug bust last year at a downtown L.A. warehouse that resulted in the theft of 1,200 pounds of marijuana and $645,000 in cash and money orders.


Wet February causes big dent in California drought conditions

LOS ANGELES -- February storms have caused a significant dent in California's drought conditions. The U.S. Drought Monitor said Thursday that just over 67 percent of the state is totally free of any level of dryness.


Jussie Smollett has been arrested on charges of falsely filing a police report — and is the latest in a long line of celebrities whose mug shots ended up online

Celebrity mug shots often make their way online. Jussie Smollett's mug shot was just released by the Chicago police department. Stars including Armie Hammer and Lindsay Lohan have all had mug shots end up online.


Family of ‘ER’ actress Vanessa Marquez files $20 million wrongful death claim against Southern California city

Attorneys representing the mother of actress Vanessa Marquez, who police shot and killed in August 2018, filed a $20 million wrongful death claim against South Pasadena on Wednesday, alleging that officers acted negligently and unlawfully during the incident that began as a welfare check call. Autho


The Battle Over High-Speed Rail Money Is Part of Trump’s War on California

Federal money for high-speed rail is the latest pawn in an extended fight between the Golden State and the Trump administration. Photo: Rich Pedroncelli/AP. It’s no big secret that California is a place that Republicans love to hate. And given the state’s on-again, off-again reputation as a social-p


White House Breaks Off Talks With California Over Mileage Standard Dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration broke off vehicle mileage standards talks with California on Thursday, moving the two closer to a possible court battle that threatens to unsettle the auto industry.


Robert Downey Jr. Refuses To Work With Reese Witherspoon?

Is Robert Downey Jr. really refusing to work with Reese Witherspoon? One of this week’s tabloids claims the actress is begging the actor to star in a project she’s producing, but he keeps turning her down. Gossip Cop has learned the truth.


California prisons to drop $5 fee they charge to inmates for doctor visits

Starting in March, California inmates will no longer need to make copayments when they go in for medical help. The payments are no longer necessary, as they offer “minimal fiscal benefit” and “may hinder patients from seeking care,” according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilit


Embattled California DMV gets its third director in just 32 days

The agency struggling to register licenses is also struggling to find a leader. The California Department of Motor Vehicles has gone through two directors in just over a month. The latest leadership shake-up came on Jan. 30, when acting director Kathleen Webb replaced acting director Bill Davidson,