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Frank E. Petersen Jr., Marines' First Black Aviator and General, Dies at 83
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Frank E. Petersen Jr., Marines' First Black Aviator and General, Dies...

Frank E. Petersen Jr., who made history twice as the first African-American aviator in the Marine Corps and then as the Corps' first African-American general, has died. He was 83. Frank E. Petersen III said his father died Tuesday at his home in Stevensville, on Maryland's... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
SoCal Officer to Get Medal of Valor

SoCal Officer to Get Medal of Valor

A San Bernardino police officer is receiving the medal of valor, the highest award given by Governor Jerry Brown's... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Student Fatally Shot at Savannah State University

Student Fatally Shot at Savannah State University

A college junior died after being shot Thursday night in Savannah State University’s student union... Read »

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Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Slaying of Mother of Two

Ex-Boyfriend Arrested in Slaying of Mother of Two

A former boyfriend of a 31-year-old Monrovia mother of two whose body was found in her car in June was arrested... Watch »

25 minutes ago
Death Toll of Refugees in Truck on Austria Highway Rises

Death Toll of Refugees in Truck on Austria Highway Rises

The number of migrants found dead in a truck abandoned on the side of a highway in Austria has reached at least 70... Read »

47 minutes ago
Judge: Texas Woman Entitled to $10 Million in 'Fifty Shades' Royalties

Judge: Texas Woman Entitled to $10 Million in 'Fifty Shades' Royalties

A Texas judge has told lawyers for an Australian woman and her publishing company to set aside $10 million for a... Read »

Aug 27, 2015

Dramatic Photos of California's Drought

Historically dry winters combined with years of below-average rainfall have taken a toll on California. From parched View »

Aug 21, 2015
Suspicious Package Shuts Down Ventura Boulevard Stretch

Suspicious Package Shuts Down Ventura Boulevard Stretch

A suspicious package shut down a stretch of Studio City on Thursday, police said. Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Cities Cut Water Use By 31 Percent in July

Cities Cut Water Use By 31 Percent in July

California cities cut water use by a combined 31 percent in July, exceeding a mandate set by the governor in a... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Former Franchise Owner Alerted Subway Exec About Fogle

Former Franchise Owner Alerted Subway Exec About Fogle

A former franchisee alerted a Subway advertising executive in 2008 about her concerns about pitchman Jared Fogle... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
One Killed in High Desert Plane Crash

One Killed in High Desert Plane Crash

One person was killed Thursday afternoon when a small plane crashed in the high desert north of Los Angeles. Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Frozen Green Beans Recalled Due to Listeria

Frozen Green Beans Recalled Due to Listeria

General Mills is recalling about 60,000 packages of its Cascadian Farm frozen green beans after one package tested... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Obama: New Orleans Is Making 'Strides' After Katrina

Obama: New Orleans Is Making 'Strides' After Katrina

Visiting on tidy porch stoops and dining at a thriving corner eatery, President Barack Obama paid tribute to New... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Retiree Gives Lottery Ticket a Second Chance, Wins $3M

Retiree Gives Lottery Ticket a Second Chance, Wins $3M

Carol Craver decided to give her nonwinning California Lottery ticket a second chance and it paid off Read »

Aug 27, 2015
NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan ID'd as U.S. Airmen

NATO Troops Killed in Afghanistan ID'd as U.S. Airmen

The two NATO troops killed in an ambush in Afghanistan Wednesday were identified as U.S. special tactics airmen, NBC Read »

Aug 27, 2015
2 Dead, 4 Officers Injured in Mysterious Hazmat Situation

2 Dead, 4 Officers Injured in Mysterious Hazmat Situation

Two people are dead and four first responders have been hospitalized in a dangerous hazardous materials situation in... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Exclusive Peek Inside Virginia Shooter's Apartment, Car

Exclusive Peek Inside Virginia Shooter's Apartment, Car

The failed TV reporter who shot two journalists during a live broadcast lived in a sparsely furnished $600-a-month... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
Man Forces Women Into

Man Forces Women Into "Bear Hug" Near Arcadia Schools

Police on Thursday released a sketch of a person suspected of forcing two women into a "bear hug" and... Watch »

Aug 27, 2015
Nonprofit CEO Hospitalized After Bison Attack on Catalina Island

Nonprofit CEO Hospitalized After Bison Attack on Catalina Island

The CEO of a nonprofit conservation group was recovering at a Southern California hospital after being attacked by a... Read »

Aug 27, 2015
MAP: LA 2024 Olympics Venues

MAP: LA 2024 Olympics Venues

If LA gets to hosts the 2024 Summer Olympics, where would the events be held? Read »

Aug 27, 2015

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