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Lancaster Senior Housing Complex Trades for $8.7 Million

Aurora Village Apartments, a low-income senior housing project in Lancaster, has traded for $8.65 million, according to Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura. Matt Benwitt, an associate of Lee & Associates-LA North/Ventura, represented the seller, Aurora Village LP. while Edward Mulflur of Re/Max Commer


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.


19-Year-Old Lancaster Woman Charged with Killing Her Mother

LANCASTER, Calif. – A 19-year-old woman was charged with killing her 62-year-old mother in their Lancaster home. Maenique Hammack is accused of killing her mother, Diane Hammack on or around April 13th or 14th in their home in the 45300 block of 7th street. Diane Hammack was found deceased in her be


Lancaster City Councilmember Challenges Katie Hill For Congressional Seat

Lancaster City Councilmember Angela Underwood-Jacobs has entered the race to challenge Congresswoman Katie Hill, making her the third Republican to enter the highly-contested race.


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.


AVUHSD Board recall push growing

LANCASTER — Momentum toward a proposed recall against Antelope Valley Union High School District governing Board President Robert “Bob” Davis, Vice President Victoria Ruffin and Clerk Amanda Parrell did not diminish after Thursday’s special Board meeting.


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


Father Of 4 Among Victims In Glendale Triple Shooting; Official Cause Of Death Still Undetermined

GLENDALE (CBSLA) — Authorities Friday identified three men who were found fatally shot at a home in Glendale as efforts continued to solve the triple homicide. Police say 26-year-old Leon Gough II, 50-year-old Deandre Tyronne Sims, and Christian Marty Moukam, 35, were found dead shortly after midnig


Woman, 65, dies after Palmdale traffic crash

PALMDALE – A 65-year-old female driver died Thursday after her vehicle was broadsided by another vehicle while stopped at a stop sign in Palmdale, authorities said. The collision happened around 4:26 p.m. Thursday, April 18, at the intersection of 28th Street East and Avenue S, according to a news r


Detectives Announce Arrest Of Suspect In Murder Of Beloved Skating Rink Owner

GRAND TERRACE (CBSLA) — Homicide detectives in Grand Terrace on Friday announced the arrest of a suspect wanted for the murder of a beloved skating rink owner last month. Detectives said they arrested Tre’elle Potts, 25, on Wednesday for the murder of 43-year-old Ryan Harsany.


14 Freeway Lane Closures Face 13th Extension From Santa Clarita To Palmdale

The 14 Freeway is set to face a series of lane closures from Santa Clarita to Palmdale for the thirteenth time, as officials work to improve the road, officials said. The California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) is set to close portions of the 14 Freeway for a pavement rehabilitation proje


California parents convicted of torturing 12 of their 13 children to be sentenced; will the kids show up in court?

When David and Louise Turpin are sentenced Friday, April 19 for abusing 12 of their 13 children over the course of many years, the drama will be focused not on the duration of the prison terms doled out but on who shows up in the courtroom and who speaks.


Next Year’s 4/20 Celebrations In California Will Look A Lot More Legal

Next to the lemonade and gyros, California festival goers will soon be able to buy legal pot—a potential sales bonanza for local dispensaries and a boost to state tax revenues. But they’ll have to wait until next year’s 4/20, the informal holiday for cannabis enthusiasts, to buy weed outdoors.


Los Angeles County Museum of Art Goes for Splash and Experimentation

A tsunami of criticism has crashed upon the shores of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and its director, Michael Govan. Museum lovers and taxpayers — it’s a government-owned museum — just learned that the imperially expensive new building that Govan and the museum board want offers less,


Missing California teen believed to be with murder suspects

Investigators in California are searching for a missing teenage girl believed to be with her mother and a man, both of whom are murder suspects. Alora Benitez, 15, was last seen Wednesday morning in Torrance, California, getting into a white BMW with Roman Cerratos and Maricela Mercado, according to


Court Rules Against Trump’s Attempt to Block California Law Limiting Law Enforcement’s Cooperation With Immigration Authorities

A federal appeals court ruled against the Trump administration’s attempt to block a California law that limits cooperation between law enforcement and federal immigration authorities.


You’ll never guess the most expensive and affordable theme parks in California

A new survey by a vacation planning website has found that Universal Studios Hollywood is the most expensive theme park in California and Knott’s Berry Farm is the most affordable — but not for the reasons you might expect.


Car connected to missing LA teen found in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A vehicle connected to a missing 15-year-old girl last seen in Los Angeles County was recovered unoccupied Friday by police near the San Ysidro Port of Entry in San Diego.


High-speed motorcycle pursuit ends in Cajon Pass on 15 Fwy

CAJON PASS, Calif. (KABC) -- A suspect on a motorcycle led authorities on a high-speed chase starting in Los Angeles County and ending on the 15 Freeway in the Cajon Pass Friday night.


Bobcat survives deadly wildfire, has 4 kittens in California

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. – Wildlife officials say a young bobcat captured, collared and released a day before a massive, deadly wildfire has given birth to four kittens. Officials with the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area said Friday that biologists recently found the bobcat's den in den