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16-Year-Old Girl Narrowly Escapes Kidnapping

16-Year-Old Girl Narrowly Escapes Kidnapping

A 16-year-old girl was the target of an attempted kidnapping in San Jacinto on Wednesday, police said. Read »

Oct 16, 2014
CA Drought Might

CA Drought Might "Persist or Intensify" During Winter

Recovery from California's record drought seems unlikely during what is expected to be a warm winter. Read »

Oct 18, 2014
Gun Found at Home of Pierce College Threat Suspect

Gun Found at Home of Pierce College Threat Suspect

A 26-year-old man arrested in connection with a social media threat made to Pierce College Thursday had an... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Bears Reunited After Cub Gets Stuck in Trash Bin

Bears Reunited After Cub Gets Stuck in Trash Bin

A mama bear and her cub created quite a scene in Pasadena on Thursday, starting off in a dumpster in a... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Spanish-Speaking Parrot Returned to Family

Spanish-Speaking Parrot Returned to Family

A pet parrot that spoke with a British accent when it went missing and was returned to its Torrance owner... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Police Seek Help in Identifying Bank Robber

Police Seek Help in Identifying Bank Robber

Garden Grove police have released surveillance images of a man suspected of robbing a bank Wednesday afternoon. Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Grocery Store Closure Could Pose Problem for Vets

Grocery Store Closure Could Pose Problem for Vets

The closing of a grocery store in Long Beach could end up posing a problem for vets being treated at the VA Medical... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
ShakeOut: 10.6M Californians to Drop, Cover, Hold On

ShakeOut: 10.6M Californians to Drop, Cover, Hold On

If your cubicle mate gets up at precisely 10:16 a.m. on Thursday and then suddenly drops to the ground and... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Recording Studio Theft Victims Forced to Strip Naked

Recording Studio Theft Victims Forced to Strip Naked

Police are looking for three armed men who allegedly invaded an Orange County recording studio, tied up the two men... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy Resigns

LAUSD Superintendent John Deasy Resigns

John Deasy resigned Thursday morning as superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
Sweet & Savory Spectacular: Support for Tomorrow's Chefs

Sweet & Savory Spectacular: Support for Tomorrow's Chefs

Snack your way through a benefit that helps the Careers Through Culinary Arts Program. Read »

Oct 15, 2014
De Leon, First Latino to Lead CA Senate

De Leon, First Latino to Lead CA Senate

Kevin de Leon, the first Latino to head the California Senate in more than 130 years, will celebrate his new Read »

Oct 15, 2014
$50K Reward Proposed in Navy Vet's Deadly Hollywood Attack

$50K Reward Proposed in Navy Vet's Deadly Hollywood Attack

A Los Angeles city councilman proposed a $50,000 reward on Wednesday to find the person who fatally attacked a Navy... Read »

Oct 15, 2014
SoCal Nurses Fear Lack of Ebola Prep

SoCal Nurses Fear Lack of Ebola Prep

With the news that a second American nurse has contracted Ebola, Los Angeles-area nurses are concerned that Southern... Watch »

Oct 15, 2014
Yellow Fever Mosquito in SoCal

Yellow Fever Mosquito in SoCal

A mosquito that can carry yellow fever has turned up in Southern California. Read »

Oct 15, 2014
New Accusations Against

New Accusations Against "7th Heaven" Actor

Actor Stephen Collins is under investigation by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department for allegedly... Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Harvard Student

Harvard Student "Counting the Days" Until Return to U.S.

A Harvard college student who finally got permission to return to the US after he took his dying mother to... Watch »

Oct 16, 2014
La Mirada School Hosts ShakeOut Event

La Mirada School Hosts ShakeOut Event

A big tremor is going to hit a Southern California college on Thursday, but don't be Read »

Oct 16, 2014
Hate Crimes in LA County Drop 17%

Hate Crimes in LA County Drop 17%

Hate crimes dropped 17 percent in Los Angeles County in 2013, the lowest level in 24 years, according to a... Watch »

Oct 17, 2014
Go Purple for Spirit Day

Go Purple for Spirit Day

NBC will go purple this Thursday to take a stand against bullying and send a message of solidarity and... Read »

Oct 16, 2014

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