- Three injured after truck slams into spectators at Bakersfield Christmas parade
A suspected drunk driver last week slammed into spectators waiting to watch a Christmas parade in downtown Bakersfield, injuring three people, police said.
- Pedestrian struck and killed by LAPD patrol car
A pedestrian died after he was hit by a Los Angeles Police Department patrol car in Los Angeles on Friday evening, authorities said.
- Firefighters quickly extinguish blaze at LAX
Firefighters on Saturday knocked down a fire that broke out at a one-story building on the south side of Los Angeles International Airport, officials said.
- Riverside County confirms first 2 flu-related deaths this season; L.A. County has reported 1 so far
Respiratory viruses such as the flu and COVID-19 spread year-round but are more common in the United States between October and March.
- Family of L.A. sheriff's deputy claims forced overtime drove him to suicide
The family of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy has filed a claim against the Sheriff's Department, alleging that excessive overtime hours he was forced to work in the county jails drove him to suicide.
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- Historic blimp hangar's massive doors are coming down; Tustin asks state and feds for help
Tustin officials are increasing pressure on the state and Navy, which owns the hangar at the defunct Marine Corps Air Station, to support cleanup efforts.
- Former La Habra police chief sentenced to more than 11 years for role in Jan. 6 riot
Former La Habra Police Chief Alan Hostetter was sentenced to more than 11 years in prison for joining the riot at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
- Feds call for sweeping changes in Southern California shipping after 2021 oil spill
The NTSB, after a review of the 2021 Orange County oil spill, is pushing for changes in how container ships are anchored off Southern California as well as new safety measures.
- After 24 days, officials declare Tustin hangar fire 'fully extinguished'
The 17-story wooden hangar fire reignited several times, forcing school closures and keeping residents in homes as asbestos, lead and other toxins became airborne.
- O.C. man pleads guilty to firebombing Planned Parenthood clinic, plotting other attacks
Chance Brannon of San Juan Capistrano pleaded guilty to firebombing a Costa Mesa Planned Parenthood clinic and plotting other attacks in Southern California.
- Widow blames suicide of LA County sheriff’s deputy on excessive overtime
Michele Atilano files a $20 million claim against the Sheriff's Department alleging years of forced overtime turned her husband into a "walking zombie."
- University of Pennsylvania president resigns as antisemitism testimony draws backlash
Liz Magill resigned amid pressure over testimony at a congressional hearing where she was unable to say that calls on campus for the genocide of Jews would violate the school's conduct policy.
- Observers see OPEC ‘panicking’ as COP28 climate talks focus on possible fossil fuel phase-out
Sources reported that the leader of the powerful oil cartel wrote to member countries urging them to block any language that would phase out or phase down fossil fuels.
- While Palestinians suffer, Hamas reaps the benefits
Much of the Gaza Strip lies in ruins, with its people pushed from their homes by Israeli bombardment and the death toll climbing ever higher.
- Unionized strippers on strike through Saturday in North Hollywood
Months after dancers at the Star Garden Topless Dive Bar voted to become the nation's only unionized strippers, the club's entertainers are on strike over alleged unfair labor practices