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A bicyclist who killed an elderly pedestrian while racing through a busy San Francisco intersection nearly a year ago, igniting debate about who owns open space in the famously congested city, will be tried for felony gross vehicular manslaughter. Superior... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2013 at L.A. NOW
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The Riverside Police Department officer who was killed last week in an alleged ambush by ex-cop Christopher Jordan Dorner will be buried Wednesday in Riverside. A funeral service is scheduled for Michael Crain at 10:30 a.m. at the Grove Community... Continue reading
Posted Feb 13, 2013 at L.A. NOW
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L.A. City Controller Wendy Greuel took the brunt of a series of sharp exchanges Wednesday night from her three top opponents in the campaign to be the next mayor of Los Angeles during a debate sponsored by the Sherman Oaks... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2013 at L.A. NOW
An Orange County man was sentenced to 40 years to life in state prison Friday for fatally shooting his estranged wife in her Santa Ana home, prosecutors said. Continue reading
Posted Oct 5, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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In one of their last debates before the November election, the two candidates for Los Angeles County district attorney strove Wednesday night to differentiate their positions. Jackie Lacey, second in command to current Dist. Atty. Steve Cooley, is facing off... Continue reading
Posted Sep 20, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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The victim of a $10-million burglary last week was multimillionaire financier Jeffrey Gundlach, a source familiar with the situation said Wednesday night. Gundlach, CEO of DoubleLine Capital and the former bond guru for TCW Inc., lost several high-end paintings and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2012 at L.A. NOW
The third letter in the alphabet soup of sexual identity will get official recognition this weekend, after lawmakers voted 9 to 0 Tuesday night to proclaim Sept. 23 "Bisexual and Bi Visibility Day in the city of Berkeley" -- an... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2012 at L.A. NOW
San Francisco lawmakers Tuesday voted to bar the conversion of rental housing to student-only units -- part of a larger strategy to push universities and colleges to develop new accommodations for the tens of thousands of recruits they lure yearly.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2012 at L.A. NOW
Bears and burglars struck the Duarte area almost simultaneously Monday afternoon, causing a ruckus for Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies and residents trying to keep track of things. A bear cub managed to break a window and enter a garage... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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The Stanley Cup champion Kings will take part in a parade scheduled for Thursday in downtown Los Angeles. The parade will start at noon near 5th and Figueroa, proceed south on Figueroa and end between L.A. Live and Staples Center.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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The Port of Los Angeles’ Terminal Island was named one of America’s most endangered historic places Tuesday night by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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Astronomer Jill Tarter -- perhaps the best-known, real-life alien hunter around -- is stepping down as head of the Center for SETI Research, halting a 35-year career of actively searching for extraterrestrial intelligence. In his 1985 novel “Contact,” Carl Sagan... Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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Mega Millions madness came to a frenzied climax Friday night with the raptly watched drawing of the winning numbers: 2, 4, 23, 38, 46. The mega number is 23 There was no immediate word on whether the winning combination had... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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Three steam generator tubes in Unit 3 at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station have failed a pressure stress test, Southern California Edison officials said Wednesday. Unit 3 has been shut down since Jan. 31 because of a leak in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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The teenage boy who killed himself at school last week left a note for his family, authorities said. Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2012 at L.A. NOW
Suspect in 2003 Old fire in San Bernardino County could change not guilty plea. Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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Daughter of homeless man slain by serial killer in Orange County recalls a fun-loving father who could always provide a laugh. Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2012 at L.A. NOW
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L.A. city councilman plans to introduce motion banning medical marijuana dispensaries, at least for the time being. Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2011 at L.A. NOW
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Family of Long Beach man slain by police want federal investigation of shooting. Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2011 at L.A. NOW
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Riverside police make arrest in slaying from April 2000. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2011 at L.A. NOW
Three children and two adults were struck by a car Thursday afternoon in Santa Ana. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2011 at L.A. NOW
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Inglewood shooting victim had bragged of knocking out rapper. Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2011 at L.A. NOW
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Conrad Murray trial Michael Jackson trial day 3 of testimony Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at L.A. NOW
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Michael Jackson death: Day 2 of the trial of Dr. Conrad Murray in the death of pop star Michael Jackson will resume with the concert promoter and producer of "This Is It." Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2011 at L.A. NOW
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The Los Angeles County supervisors have unanimously adopted an ordinance that allows animal control more leeway in determining whether a dog is vicious and can be euthanized. Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2011 at L.A. NOW