| May 18, 2014
| 10:37 PM
The most prominent candidates to fill seats this fall on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors have very personal reasons to be interested in healthcare.
One is an HIV-positive West Hollywood city councilman. Another left the Obama...
| May 20, 2014
| 9:00 PM
Sam Sale knew his time had come. Hospitalized repeatedly since suffering a severe blood infection in November, the 93-year-old was done with all the poking and prodding.
His doctors at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center thought he might have suffered a minor...
| May 23, 2014
| 10:50 AM
Firefighters extracted a man from an overturned car Friday morning after a police chase came to an end in Boyle Heights, authorities said.
Police received a call of a stolen vehicle at 4:15 a.m., Los Angeles police Lt. Carlos Solano told KTLA-TV.
| May 23, 2014
| 4:57 PM
Murder charges filed against a West Carson mother accused of killing her three young daughters carries a special allegation that could bring the death penalty, prosecutors said.
But the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Friday it...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 6:09 AM
A suspected drug lab at a home in Malibu caught fire and exploded Tuesday, injuring one person who had to be transported to the hospital via helicopter, authorities said.
Firefighters responded to the home in the 1200 block of Encinal Canyon Road...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 2:41 PM
What started out as California Highway Patrol officers trying to help a driver whose vehicle had become disabled on the 60 Freeway early Wednesday ended in the 44-year-old motorist's arrest after he allegedly came to blows with the officers.
| Mar 6, 2014
| 5:25 PM
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A blind man who fell off the edge of a subway platform Thursday afternoon and into the path of an oncoming Metro train survived the accident mostly unharmed, officials said.
"It really is a miracle," Los Angeles County...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:07 AM
A passenger who was on the Metro Red Line train that passed over a blind man moments after he fell off a platform Thursday described having a "sick feeling" as riders realized what had happened.
The man -- an unidentified 47-year-old Los Angeles...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:17 AM
A 25-year-old Glendale cyclist was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday morning in a South Glendale neighborhood, police said.
A witness reported that Melik Khanamiryan was riding at a “fast rate of speed” south on Glendale Avenue, near...
| Mar 16, 2014
| 9:10 PM
The two schools are a two-minute drive apart in similarly low-income, largely immigrant neighborhoods. But to hear students tell it, the two places might as well be different planets.
Lincoln High School in Lincoln Heights, located on the edge of...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:53 AM
The 60-year-old woman who was struck Tuesday by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti’s vehicle in downtown L.A. is in “very stable” condition and may be able to be discharged Wednesday, a hospital representative said.
Rosa Saca, a...
| Jan 14, 2014
| 10:10 PM
A 60-year-old woman was hospitalized Tuesday after being struck by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's vehicle in downtown Los Angeles, authorities said.
Garcetti, a passenger, was talking on the phone with a reporter from the Economist when the...