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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.


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.


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


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.


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.


“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-


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.


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


This Long Beach building came under new ownership and hiked up rents 70 percent. Now, every tenant is leaving.

In Jo Williams’ Central Long Beach apartment, her dining nook’s ocher wall displays a simple, black scripted message: “The fondest memories are made when gathered around the table.”


California governor orders new DNA tests in case of Kevin Cooper, convicted in 1983 killings

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered additional DNA testing Friday on evidence that a death-row inmate says will prove his innocence in a 35-year-old murder case that has drawn national attention.


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?


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


Ex-AP California Capital Reporter Steve Lawrence Dead at 71

SACRAMENTO (AP) — Steve Lawrence, a California government reporter who covered a major capital corruption scandal and governors from Ronald Reagan to Arnold Schwarzenegger during a nearly four-decade career with The Associated Press, died Friday.


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


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


KTLA Weekend Anchor Chris Burrous Died of Methamphetamine Toxicity

KTLA5 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.


Tortoise, German shepherd buddies coaxed from their backyard tunnel in Southern California

A tortoise and a German shepherd were helped out of a tunnel by Fontana firefighters, after the critter couple had dug the hole in the backyard of a Fontana home. “This is a tunnel the tortoise has been working on for a while,” San Bernardino County fire spokesman Eric Sherwin said. “The relationshi


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.


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


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.