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  • 450 Violent California Inmates Mistakenly Released

    450 Violent California Inmates Mistakenly Released
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTLA) -- Just days after California prisons were ordered to release tens of thousands of inmates over the next two years due to overcrowding, it was revealed that computer errors led to the mistaken release of hundreds of high-risk,...
  • CA Lottery Scam Suspects Targeting Spanish-Speaking Victims

    CA Lottery Scam Suspects Targeting Spanish-Speaking Victims
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- LAPD officials are searching for three suspects accused in a lottery scam targeting Spanish-speaking victims in the Harbor City, Wilmington and San Pedro communities. The suspects have struck at least six times since...
  • Man Shot and Killed Near High School in Wilmington

    Man Shot and Killed Near High School in Wilmington
    WILMINGTON, Calif. ( KTLA) -- Banning High School in Wilmington was put on lockdown Wednesday morning after a man was shot near the school. It happened at 9:22 a.m. near a bus stop in front of the school at Avalon Boulevard and Q Street, according to...
  • Pearson has sizable campaign fund lead

    Mayor Elizabeth Pearson continues to hold the lead in fundraising among the four candidates for a seat on the City Council. Pearson has raised a total of $53,043 — $6,389 of it donated between June 30, when the last campaign statements were filed...
  • Toyota Recalls 1.53 Million Vehicles

    Toyota Recalls 1.53 Million Vehicles
    TOKYO -- Toyota is recalling 1.53 million Lexus, Avalon and other models, mostly in the U.S. and Japan, for brake fluid and fuel pump problems, the latest in a string of quality lapses for the world's No. 1 automaker. Toyota Motor Corp. said Thursday...
  • Fake Plumbers Burglarize South Bay Homes

    Fake Plumbers Burglarize South Bay Homes
    EL SEGUNDO ( KTLA) -- Police are asking the public's help in finding two men who posed as plumbers to burglarize homes in the South Bay. Two El Segundo homes were struck by the burglars late last week. Officials say the men, dressed as plumbers, knock...
  • Judge upholds murder charge against Costa Mesa man

    A Costa Mesa man will stand trial on charges he strangled and stabbed a woman to death 31 years ago in Torrance. A Los Angeles County Superior Court judge upheld the murder charge against Douglas Gordon Bradford, 58, and scheduled his arraignment for...
  • Crashed plane pulled from Back Bay

    Crashed plane pulled from Back Bay
    NEWPORT BEACH — After five days of surfing and Mexican food, the three buddies from the South Bay were flying home from Scorpion Bay, a world-class surf break on the Baja Peninsula. They had eaten a roasted pig with other intrepid travelers,...
  • Menopausal? Try bioidentical drugs

    Menopausal? Try bioidentical drugs
    When a woman stops making estrogen, her body notices. Hot flashes, night sweats, moodiness, foggy thinking — all can be part of the menopausal package. At first blush, the solution seems obvious: Take extra hormones, and the symptoms of menopause...
  • Car buffs find drive-in haven at Ricky & Ronnie's

    The rumbling of engines starts in the late afternoon. Gleaming hot rods, vintage Corvettes and pristinely preserved Cadillacs converge at a busy street corner in Torrance and file into a parking lot. Overhead, speakers belt out Roy Orbison's "Pretty...
  • Rimmon C. Fay, 78; scientist fought Santa Monica Bay pollution

    Rimmon C. Fay, 78; scientist fought Santa Monica Bay pollution
    Rimmon C. Fay, a marine scientist and longtime Venice Beach lifeguard who devoted his life to saving the Santa Monica Bay from pollution and other assaults, has died. He was 78. Fay died of a heart attack at Berkley West Convalescent Hospital in Santa...
  • Glen W. Bell Jr. dies at 86; founder of Taco Bell

    Glen W. Bell Jr. dies at 86; founder of Taco Bell
    Glen W. Bell Jr., the innovator and entrepreneur who tapped an unsated hunger for Mexican fare as Americans discovered fast food, creating Taco Tia, El Taco and in 1962 his signature Taco Bell, has died. He was 86. Bell, who'd had Parkinson's disease...