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Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 07:37 AM PST

Reserve Officer Awarded for 50 Years of Service

Reserve Officer Awarded for 50 Years of Service

For 50 years, Richard Dewberry dutifully carried out a variety of assignments after being appointed a San Bernardino Reserve Police Officer in 1965, including patrol, prisoner transport, traffic and...

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 07:08 AM PST

Lawsuit Claims Black Customers Asked to 'Prepay' at Denny's

Lawsuit Claims Black Customers Asked to 'Prepay' at Denny's

A white customer who saw two black diners at the Denny's eatery in Koreatown being asked to pay in advance for their meals in 2012 testified today that he believed the action was motivated by racism.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 11:35 PM PST

Murders Stemmed From 'Hatred Between Gangs': LAPD Chief

Murders Stemmed From 'Hatred Between Gangs': LAPD Chief

Two teen girls whose bodies were found in a Montecito Heights park last year had been bludgeoned and one of them had been shot by two suspects who they knew in a targeted attack involving gangs, Los Angeles...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 11:56 PM PST

Natural History Cool: First Fridays Return

Natural History Cool: First Fridays Return

DJs, scientists, partiers, and big dino bones converge in one fab monthly confab.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 09:09 PM PST

Website Helps Undocumented Immigrants Access Resources

Website Helps Undocumented Immigrants Access Resources

Ahead of a Supreme Court ruling on immigration, California activists are unveiling a new, centralized website with information and resources for undocumented immigrants.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 11:36 PM PST

Man Found on Roof After Police Pursuit

Man Found on Roof After Police Pursuit

After a man led police on a pursuit in South LA, he fled the car and ignited an hourslong search that ended with him being found on a roof Wednesday.

Thursday, Feb 4, 2016 at 11:33 AM PST

Deadly Police Shooting 'Out of Policy'

Deadly Police Shooting 'Out of Policy'

The family of a 35-year-old man who was fatally shot by a Los Angeles police officer following a pursuit that ended in Burbank called Wednesday for the District Attorney's Office to file criminal charges against...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 09:28 PM PST

E-Cigarette Explosion Lawsuit

E-Cigarette Explosion Lawsuit

An Orange County man was recovering Wednesday from second and third degree burns after he says an E-Cigarette battery exploded in his pocket and not while he was using it, as other cases have reported.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 08:43 PM PST

Cab Driver Feels Lucky to Be Alive After Inmate Ordeal

Cab Driver Feels Lucky to Be Alive After Inmate Ordeal

The cab driver who was kidnapped and forced to drive three escaped Orange County inmates all over the state said Wednesday he feels lucky to be alive.

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 06:47 PM PST

Stolen Patrol Car Crashes Into Apartment

Stolen Patrol Car Crashes Into Apartment

A stolen patrol car crashed into an apartment building Wednesday, the Los Angeles Police Department said.

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