A former nuclear power plant engineer accused of poisoning his wife with nicotine more than two decades ago was driven by greed and a "complete and utter disregard for human life," a prosecutor told jurors Tuesday.
After an appeals court threw out his first conviction, a 30-year-old Anaheim man was found guilty at his retrial Wednesday on charges that he stabbed two strangers during the showing of a horror movie in Fullerton.
Mike Lucas charged into the surf at Newport Beach's legendary Wedge, paddling out to brave waves so big they seemed to fill the sky.
Ildiko Tabori has never stood on a stage trying to make strangers laugh, doesn't write jokes and admits that she's not great at telling them. Trying to recount something clever she heard, she makes advance apologies: "I'm not going to do it justice."
Austin Beutner, the civic leader and former Wall Street investment banker, is the new publisher and chief executive of the Los Angeles Times.
Police are seeking the public's help in finding a USC medical student who has been missing since Tuesday.
The family of an innocent bystander who was inadvertently killed at his Pico Rivera home by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy during a gunfight with a wanted parolee said they were stunned by what happened.
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy inadvertently shot and killed the resident of a Pico Rivera home during a gunfight with a wanted parolee Friday, authorities said.