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Gushing Main Break Could Have Bad Impact During Historic Drought

Gushing Main Break Could Have Bad Impact During Historic Drought

It was an accident, but the water main mess in Westwood could not have come at a worse time. Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

CA Has 1st Openly Gay Governor - For Part of Day

For eight or nine hours on Wednesday, California Assembly Speaker Toni Atkins will be acting as the state's top... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Corruption Trial of Va.'s Ex-1st Couple: Lawyers Blame Broken Marriage

Lawyers for former Virginia first lady Maureen McDonnell say her marriage had broken down by the time a former... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

Jury Picked in Corruption Trial of Va. Ex-Gov. McDonnell, Wife

A jury has been selected in the corruption trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen. The... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

Proposed Texas Shelter For Child Immigrants Would Be Largest in US

Authorities are considering a bid to build a shelter in West Texas that would be the largest in the U.S. to hold... Read »

Jul 28, 2014

"Defiant" Ex-Council Member Sentenced to Prison

The third of five former Bell city officials convicted of misappropriating public funds through inflated salaries... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
Ex-LA Councilman Convicted of Voter Fraud, Perjury

Ex-LA Councilman Convicted of Voter Fraud, Perjury

Former Los Angeles City Councilman Richard Alarcon was convicted Wednesday on some of the voter fraud and perjury... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Ex-Bell Councilman Sentenced to Home Confinement

Ex-Bell Councilman Sentenced to Home Confinement

A former Bell city council member accused in a public corruption scandal was sentenced Wednesday to probation and... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
President's LA Visit Includes Fundraisers, Speech

President's LA Visit Includes Fundraisers, Speech

President Barack Obama is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon. Watch »

Jul 24, 2014
Kerry Arrives in Cairo to Press Cease-Fire

Kerry Arrives in Cairo to Press Cease-Fire

Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Cairo in hopes of trying to broker a new truce in the Middle East conflict.... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Cross-Border Crime in the Crosshairs for California AG

Cross-Border Crime in the Crosshairs for California AG

Western states’ attorneys general convened in Park City, Utah over the weekend. At the head of the table:... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

Conn. Governor: I Think of Sandy Hook Every Day

More than 18 months after a gunman killed 20 children and six educators at Sandy Hook Elementary School, Gov. Dannel... Watch »

Jul 21, 2014
Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional in California

Death Penalty Ruled Unconstitutional in California

A federal judge in Orange County on Wednesday declared the death penalty "unconstitutional" in the state of... Watch »

Jul 17, 2014
California Board Approves Fines for Water Wasters

California Board Approves Fines for Water Wasters

Wasting water outdoors amid the state's drought will begin hitting Californians in the wallet under get-tough... Watch »

Jul 16, 2014
California Bill Would Regulate Pet Insurance

California Bill Would Regulate Pet Insurance

California could soon start regulating the small but growing market for pet insurance under proposed legislation. Read »

Jul 13, 2014
Ex-Bell Council Member Mirabal Sentenced

Ex-Bell Council Member Mirabal Sentenced

One of five former city council members involved in a public corruption scandal that outraged a community south... Read »

Jul 11, 2014
Border Crisis: President Asks for $3.7B in Emergency Funds

Border Crisis: President Asks for $3.7B in Emergency Funds

President Barack Obama requested $3.7 billion in emergency funds to handle the influx of unaccompanied minors along... Read »

Jul 8, 2014
Perez Seeks Recount in California Controller Race

Perez Seeks Recount in California Controller Race

Former Assembly Speaker John Perez said Sunday he will request a recount of votes cast in the June 3 primary contest... Read »

Jul 7, 2014
NewsConference: Joe Hicks on the 50th Year Anniversary of Civil Rights Acts

NewsConference: Joe Hicks on the 50th Year Anniversary of Civil Rights...

50 years ago this week, the Civil Rights Act was passed by Congress and signed by President Lyndon Johnson. NBC4's... Watch »

Jul 6, 2014
NewsConference:  Attorney Brian Kabateck on Hobby Lobby Decision, Sterling, Stow

NewsConference: Attorney Brian Kabateck on Hobby Lobby Decision,...

Former President of Consumer Attorneys of California Brian Kabateck talks with NBC4's Conan Nolan about major legal... Watch »

Jul 7, 2014
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