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16 min ago | The Wave

Long Beach motorcyclist killed in L.A. collision

A Long Beach woman was killed early Saturday in Los Angeles when the motorcycle she was driving slammed into a car as it turned into the motorcycle's path, police said.


Related Topix: Long Beach, CA

4 hrs ago |

LA County's New Watchdog May Not Have Much Bite

Prosecutor Max Huntsman delivers his closing arguments in the corruption trial of Angela Spaccia, the former city manager of Bell, Calif., in November.


Related Topix: Bell, CA

Sun Apr 20, 2014


Sheriffa s candidates for chief differ over deputiesa immigration role in jails

As the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department works out a new deal to detain immigrants for deportation, candidates vying to head up the agency disagree on whether deputies should do the work of federal agents.


Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Criminal Defense Law, Law

LA Daily News

Nurses wounded in hospital stabbings in Sylmar, Torrance

Two nurses suffered stab wounds in two separate attacks at UCLA hospitals in Sylmar and Torrance early Sunday, authorities said.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Torrance, CA, Sylmar, CA

NBC Dallas

Nurse Stabbed at L.A. Hospital

A nurse was in critical condition after allegedly being stabbed by a man who bypassed a hospital's weapons screening area in Sylmar early Sunday.


Related Topix: Sylmar, CA

NBC Connecticut

1 Dead in SUV Apartment Crash

A 16-year-old girl was killed when a suspected DUI driver slammed into a Palmdale apartment complex.


Related Topix: Palmdale, CA

My Mother Lode

Sleeping girl killed in alleged drunk driver crash

A 16-year-old Southern California girl was killed while sleeping in her bed after an alleged drunken driver crashed his SUV into her home.


Related Topix: Palmdale, CA

CBS News

Suspected DUI driver plows into Calif. apartment, killing girl

A 16-year-old girl was killed early Sunday morning after a suspected drunken driver plowed his vehicle into an apartment complex in Palmdale, authorities said.


The Georgia Straight

Homeless in Vancouver: Play about Banksy's elephant man looks a bit insulting

Me: short blonde hair, wearing a grey sweater and sunglasses. You: dark hair, sunglasses, walking with a friend and your adorable dog who seemed to be trying to run me off the... It usually takes being dumped several dozen times before a guy like your boyfriend starts to do the hard work of unpacking and dismantling his assholery.


Related Topix: Santa Monica, CA


Woman assaulted near Pizza Hut in Lancaster

Deputies are searching for the suspect who brutally beat and stabbed a woman outside a Pizza Hut in Lancaster Friday.


Related Topix: Lancaster, CA

Sat Apr 19, 2014

The Daily Breeze

Guest speaker arrested at Downey seminar in elder abuse case

A man being investigated for elder financial abuse was arrested Saturday during a financial seminar in Downey where he was a guest speaker, Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials said.


Related Topix: Downey, CA, Lakewood, CA, Criminal Defense Law, Law


Alleged arsonist arrested in Norwalk

NORWALK >> A man was behind bars Saturday on suspicion of lighting two trees and a business on fire in a Norwalk neighborhood, authorities said.


Related Topix: Norwalk, CA, Fire

Police: Redondo Beach Massage Therapist Sexually Assaulted 16-Year-Old

Los Angeles County prosecutors charged today a massage therapist working in Redondo Beach with assaulting a 16-year-old client during a massage.


Related Topix: Redondo Beach, CA, San Gabriel, CA

San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Whittier standoff ends peacefully as suspect surrenders, hostage mostly unharmed

Los Angeles County Sheriff SWAT team and Whittier Police Dept. in front of an apartment building with a barricaded suspect and possible hostage along the 7900 block of Bright Ave. in Whittier, Calif., on Thursday, April 17, 2014.


Related Topix: Whittier, CA, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

County DA Plans to Beef Up Enforcement of Environmental and Workplace Safety

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Thursday a program aimed at beefing up enforcement of environmental and workplace safety laws.


Related Topix: Environmental Law, Law, OSHA

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Capitol Alert: Jerry Brown grants 63 pardons

Gov. Jerry Brown announced 63 pardons Friday, with the vast majority of the recipients convicted of long-ago drug crimes.


Related Topix: US Governors, Jerry Brown, Drugs

LA Daily News

How best to buy an election in L.A. County: Editorial

What's the right amount of money for a candidate to spend on a race for office? Well, the amount that wins the contest with the least dollars spent per affirmative vote, obviously.


Related Topix: East Los Angeles, CA, Santa Monica, CA, Opinion

ABC News

Man Sentenced in USC Shooting That Wounded 4

A man who shot and wounded four people outside of a Halloween party on the University of Southern California campus was sentenced Friday to 40 years to life in prison.


Related Topix: University of Southern California, Inglewood, CA

Inland Valley Daily Bulletin

Yucca Valley man arrested in Claremont child sexual assault

Claremont police on Friday arrested a man who is suspected of beating and sexually assaulting a 12-year-old girl in her home.


Related Topix: Claremont, CA, Yucca Valley, CA, San Bernardino County, CA

WWL-TV New Orleans

Sharper has next court date set for May 16

FEBRUARY 14: Former pro football player Darren Sharper appears in court along with his attorneys Blair Berk and Leonard Levine on February 14, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.