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  • My L.A.: City of Hope

    “Showers!” a counselor commanded. All the boys around me began to strip until they stood naked at the edge of the institution’s showers. “Let’s go!” a second counselor shouted. “One! Two!” I froze. Barely seven years old, lost among rows of beds in an...
  • Judge: Father Who Ate Son's Eyes Not Fit for Trial

    Judge: Father Who Ate Son's Eyes Not Fit for Trial
    BAKERSFIELD -- A man accused of biting out his 4-year-old son's eyes is not competent to stand trial. That's according to a Kern County Superior Court judge who ruled Tuesday that Angelo Mendoza should instead be hospitalized in a mental health facility....
  • Reporter

    Reporter
    Leticia Juarez joined 39 News in April 2009. Since coming to Houston in 2007, Leticia has covered a variety of issues affecting people living in the Bayou City. In May of 2008, she was the first on scene of the Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church...
  • Gas Prices Climb 19 Cents Over 2 Weeks

    Gas Prices Climb 19 Cents Over 2 Weeks
    The U.S. price of gasoline jumped 19 cents a gallon during the past two weeks, but remains well below prices from a year ago. That's according to the national Lundberg Survey of fuel prices released Sunday. Analyst Trilby Lundberg says the average...
  • Lance West Bio

    Lance West Bio
    Lance "Danger" West is the anchor for KAUT OK43's Morning show "Rise & Shine Oklahoma". Lance also anchor's Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4's 5:00 p.m. & 6:30 p.m. newscasts. His first job delivering the news came at the young age of 10, when he was a "paper...
  • MILITARY DEATHS

    Ever since he was a boy, Luis E. Gutierrez-Rosales wanted to be a soldier. He would scribble drawings of guns and tanks on his school notebooks and tell anyone who would listen that he would someday serve in the military. A naturalized U.S. citizen...
  • Beat L.A.'s heat by going to these cool places

    The place: Moaning Cavern, Vallecito, Calif. Why there? Why now? In the hot summer months, everyone goes to the beach or the mountains. Few people think to go underground. Far, far underground. This is one of California's largest caves and drops visitors...
  • Airport projects may be grounded

    Don't be fooled by the crowds this summer at LAX: Troubles loom large after Labor Day for the nation's airlines, passengers and airports. Thanks to higher oil prices, fares are rising, airlines are cutting flights, older gas-guzzling planes are being...
  • Letters to the Editor

    Journalism and terrorism Re "A byline for Hamas?" Opinion, July 22 I would rather that people write Op-Ed articles than fire rockets or build illegal settlements. The protests of Marvin Hier and Abraham Cooper are heartfelt, but their claim to moral...
  • Republicans slam Obama for spending

     
    by Mark Silva California Rep. Kevin McCarthy, delivering the Republican Party's weekly address today, maintained a steady drumbeat of GOP criticism for President Barack Obama's record spending. This capped a week, featuring the deadline for federal income...
  • Beyonce to sing at White House dinner

     
    It's her Destiny to perform at tonight's dinner: Beyonce at the Grammy Awards in January. (LA Times/Jay Clendenin) by Katherine Skiba And the prize goes to: Beyonce. The Grammy award-winning superstar will perform Wednesday night on the South Lawn......
  • Live review: Desert Rose Band reunion in Bakersfield

     
    Reporting from Bakersfield The Desert Rose Band couldn’t have picked a more apropos site for launching a brief reunion tour than Buck Owens' Crystal Palace in the capital of California country music. The group formed by Byrds and Flying Burrito......