California power grid officials issue Flex Alert for Wednesday amid heat wave California power grid officials issue Flex Alert for Wednesday amid heat wave

High temperatures are expected to push up electricity demand, particularly from air conditioner use, potentially exceeding available supplies.

August 17, 2022, 3:15
Third suspect charged in fatal shooting of off-duty Monterey Park police officer Third suspect charged in fatal shooting of off-duty Monterey Park police officer

Gerardo Magallanes, 18, of San Pedro faces one count each of murder, shooting at an occupied vehicle and unlawful possession of a firearm while on probation.

August 17, 2022, 4:55
Former Rep. TJ Cox of Fresno indicted on charges of fraud and money laundering Former Rep. TJ Cox of Fresno indicted on charges of fraud and money laundering

The Democrat is accused of siphoning at least $1.7 million from companies he owned and funneling $25,000 in illegal straw donations to his campaign.

August 17, 2022, 5:34
Firefighters battle blaze at vacant Exposition Park laundromat Firefighters battle blaze at vacant Exposition Park laundromat

The fire broke out shortly before 8 p.m. near Normandie Avenue and Exposition Boulevard, according to the LAFD.

August 17, 2022, 5:53
Human remains found in burn area of Chatsworth brush fire Human remains found in burn area of Chatsworth brush fire

As fire crews were working in the area, they found bones that appeared to be human remains, officials said. The remains were unrelated to the fire.

August 17, 2022, 6:05
Toddler struck and killed by Amazon delivery van in Irvine Toddler struck and killed by Amazon delivery van in Irvine

The crash occurred shortly after 3:30 p.m. near the 300 block of Estancia, according to the Irvine Police Department.

August 17, 2022, 8:51
How an O.C. lawyer's bragging prompted a judge to throw out winning malpractice verdict How an O.C. lawyer's bragging prompted a judge to throw out winning malpractice verdict

An Orange County judge threw out a jury verdict in a personal injury case, citing bragging by the lawyer who successfully represented the defendant, a gastroenterologist.

August 17, 2022, 14:00
Column: Sleepy Lagoon, the Zoot Suit riots and the lonely grave in East L.A. that history has forgotten Column: Sleepy Lagoon, the Zoot Suit riots and the lonely grave in East L.A. that history has forgotten

The murder of Jose Diaz in 1942 led to two landmark injustices against Mexican Americans. So why has history forgotten him?

August 17, 2022, 14:00
Police Commission sets new rules for how LAPD uses surveillance technology Police Commission sets new rules for how LAPD uses surveillance technology

Los Angeles authorities on Tuesday adopted new standards to guide the responsible use of police technology, despite loud opposition from advocacy groups who questioned whether the guidelines will increase accountability.

August 17, 2022, 14:00
Black students more harshly disciplined in Victor Valley high schools, feds say Black students more harshly disciplined in Victor Valley high schools, feds say

A years-long investigation into the disciplinary practices of the Victor Valley Union High School District revealed that Black students were disciplined more harshly than other students who engaged in similar behavior.

August 17, 2022, 14:00