David Cunningham Jr., who succeeded Tom Bradley on the Los Angeles City Council in 1973 and emerged as a forceful voice at City Hall for African Americans, has died.
Cunningham, 82, died Wednesday at Kaiser Permanente West Los Angeles Medical Center following a battle with cancer, said his son…
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A Los Angeles man suspected of being the so-called Diaper Bandit was charged Friday with stealing diapers from stores in the Long Beach area and leading police on a pursuit that ended with a crash that severely injured a 6-year-old child.
Darrion Tyrone Parker, 23, pleaded not guilty to six felony…
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A Los Angeles jury Friday found that restaurant owner Dana Hollister intentionally interfered with singer Katy Perry’s attempts to purchase a former convent from the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Perry’s drawn-out legal fight to buy the Los Feliz property was partly settled earlier…
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Tehama County prosecutors were never told that the gunman who killed five people in a rampage this week had for months before regularly fired off weapons at his home despite a judge’s order that he turn in his weapons, the district attorney said Friday.
Neighbors of the gunman, Kevin Janson Neal,…
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Sixty people have been indicted in an eight-month undercover auto theft operation in San Diego County, during which authorities recovered not just stolen cars, but drugs, guns and body armor, local law enforcement officials announced Thursday.
The undertaking, dubbed “Operation Kill Switch,” turned…
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Police Friday asked for the public’s help in tracking down two suspects who robbed an Irvine resident of a pair of gym shoes designed by singer Pharrell Williams that are worth at least $6,000.
The victim, whose name was withheld, posted an ad on Craiglist to sell the pair of limited-edition Adidas…
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Two boys were killed and their mother was critically injured Thursday night when they were struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department vehicle that crashed while racing to investigate a shooting, authorities said.
The three-car crash occurred about 7:30 p.m. in the 800 block of South Indiana…
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Fifteen students at Wilson Elementary School in Costa Mesa were among more than 800 who this week received a special delivery just in time for Thanksgiving.
Representatives of the Costa Mesa Police Department, Orange County Probation and the Orange County district attorney’s office, who collaborate…
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Charles Manson and his murderous “family” killed nine people in Los Angeles in their 1969 rampage. Where are the family members now?
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Mass murderer Charles Manson remained alive Friday, authorities said, but details of the illness that brought him to a Bakersfield hospital remain unclear.
Vicky Waters, a spokeswoman with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, said the department would only say that Manson…
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