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Monday, Jan 11, 2016 at 11:41 AM PST

Real Life 'Danish Girl': Transgender Woman Involved in Film

Real Life 'Danish Girl': Transgender Woman Involved in Film

Amid all the glitz and glamour of the Golden Globes Sunday, a story emerged of a transgender woman from Southern California who helped actor Eddie Redmayne prepare for his role in the film "The Danish Girl."

Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 01:05 PM PST

SoCal Mom Donates Baby Carriers to War Refugees

SoCal Mom Donates Baby Carriers to War Refugees

A Glendale mother has been gathering donated baby carriers to make war refugees' journeys a little easier as they trek many miles carrying their children to safety in the Middle East.

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 12:00 AM PST

Books Before iPads for a Better Future

Books Before iPads for a Better Future

An elementary school in Watts battling dwindling resources found a unique partnership that is giving their community new hope, and students an advantage, by turning to books and not iPads to help children learn....

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 12:16 AM PST

Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

Fire Engine to Be Donated to Haiti Quake Firefighters

A group of firefighters in Los Angeles was reaching beyond its borders, working with community businesses and a local college to fix up a used fire engine as a donation for the people of Haiti still reeling from...

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 01:48 AM PST

Fathers Bond, Transform Lives at San Bernardino Rehab Center

Fathers Bond, Transform Lives at San Bernardino Rehab Center

Two fathers walked away from their old lives and created a lasting friendship after entering a program in San Bernardino County that aims to break the cycle of drug abuse and gang life.

Monday, Dec 7, 2015 at 12:07 AM PST

Mom Fights for Playground for Kids With Disabilities

Mom Fights for Playground for Kids With Disabilities

A Pasadena mom worked to transform a playground so all kids -- even those with disabilities - can play.

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2 Dead, 1 Injured After Car Plows Through Boyle Heights Home

2 Dead, 1 Injured After Car Plows Through Boyle Heights Home

Two people were killed and another was injured after their car rammed into an unoccupied home in Boyle Heights on Sunday, officials said.

101 Freeway Reopens Ahead of Schedule

101 Freeway Reopens Ahead of Schedule

A 2.5-mile stretch of the 101 Freeway that was shut down to accommodate demolition of the Sixth Street Bridge reopened ahead of schedule on Sunday morning, officials said.

Man Flees Attempted Car Theft, Gets Stuck in Storm Drain

Man Flees Attempted Car Theft, Gets Stuck in Storm Drain

A man who fled from a deputy in Canyon Country after allegedly trying to steal a car was found stuck in a storm drain on Saturday, officials said

Husband of Pilot Speaks Out After Midair Collision

Husband of Pilot Speaks Out After Midair Collision

After a midair crash between two small planes Friday in San Pedro launched a water search for three, one pilot's husband was speaking out Saturday.

#SB50: Broncos Take Halftime Lead Over Panthers 13-7

#SB50: Broncos Take Halftime Lead Over Panthers 13-7

The Broncos' Jordan Norwood set up Brandon McManus' 33-yard field goal with the longest punt return in Super Bowl history. Norwood fielded a short punt that appeared to be deflected.

16-Year-Old Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Boyle Heights

16-Year-Old Killed in Officer-Involved Shooting in Boyle Heights

An officer-involved shooting left one person dead in Boyle Heights Saturday night, LAPD officials confirmed.