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On Anniversary, Big Hopes for LA Hosting 2024 Games

On Anniversary, Big Hopes for LA Hosting 2024 Games

Thirty years ago, the 1984 Summer Olympics kicked off as the flame was lit in Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes

Drone Almost Blocks California Firefighting Planes

A private drone trying to record footage of a Northern California wildfire nearly hindered efforts to attack the... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
Student: Dental School Took Bite Out of Future

Student: Dental School Took Bite Out of Future

A small trade school in Pasadena promised a road to a better future. But many students feel like that road has ended... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
How to Protect Yourself From Lightning Strikes

How to Protect Yourself From Lightning Strikes

Lightning strikes may cause immediate injury or delayed problems that can take a day or two to appear. Dr. Bruce has... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
4 Face Murder Charges in USC Student's Fatal Attack

4 Face Murder Charges in USC Student's Fatal Attack

Two men and two minors face murder charges in connection with the fatal beating and robbery of a Chinese USC grad... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

Feeling the Pain of Lightning Strikes, Again and Again

A day after a lightning storm killed a one man and injured others on a California beach, survivors describe pain,... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
OC Parents Accused of Leaving 3-Year-Old in Hot Car

OC Parents Accused of Leaving 3-Year-Old in Hot Car

A 3-year-old girl was recovering Monday after police found her inside a 104-degree car in an Orange County shopping... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
San Miguel Island to Remain Closed for Another Year

San Miguel Island to Remain Closed for Another Year

An island off the Southern California coast could be closed for a year as the U.S. Navy investigates whether... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Water Officials Reward Drivers in Dirty Car Challenge

Water Officials Reward Drivers in Dirty Car Challenge

Over the month of July, Ventura County water is hosting a dirty car contest to send a messy message about water... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Positive Plates: Heath's Dinnerware Exchange

Positive Plates: Heath's Dinnerware Exchange

Donate a dish, receive a discount on the same, and help the Skid Row Housing Trust. Read »

Jul 28, 2014

"Incredible Character": Venice Lightning Strike Victim

A 20-year-old man who died after being struck by lightning in Venice Sunday is being remembered by his family as... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College students were demanding answers Monday after learning their school closed all of its campuses... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
One Killed When Pickup Slams Into Pedestrians

One Killed When Pickup Slams Into Pedestrians

Police were searching for a hit-and-run driver who ran a red light, hit two vehicles, crashed into a group of... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Judge Tentatively Rules Shelly Sterling's Favor, OKs Team Sale

Judge Tentatively Rules Shelly Sterling's Favor, OKs Team Sale

A judge on Monday tentatively ruled in favor of Shelly Sterling in the trial over whether she had the authority... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Lightning Causes Outage in Manhattan Beach

Lightning Causes Outage in Manhattan Beach

More than 1,3000 customers were without power Monday morning after rare summer lightning took out a transformer... Read »

Jul 29, 2014
LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man Lying in Street

LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man Lying in Street

A Los Angeles police patrol car struck and killed a man Sunday night who was lying on his back in the street in the... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
LAUSD Whooping Cough Booster Shot Clinic Locations

LAUSD Whooping Cough Booster Shot Clinic Locations

The Los Angeles Unified School District is offering several whooping cough booster shot clinics before the school... Read »

Jul 28, 2014

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After Lightning Strike

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014

Exclusive: House, Car Torched in Fatal Lightning Storm

A house and car in a Redondo Beach neighborhood were damaged by lightning on Sunday, July 27, 2014, the same day... View »

Jul 27, 2014

Lightning Strikes in Southland Cause Injuries

Brief periods of heavy rain and thunderstorms that touched down on areas of the Southland on Sunday, July 27, 2014... View »

Jul 27, 2014
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