An early morning collision between an Alhambra-based tour bus and a big rig in Desert Hot Springs has killed a number of passengers and injured 30 more.Read more
Thirteen people were killed and 31 others were injured Sunday morning when a tour bus returning from an overnight trip to a casino near the Salton Sea collided with a big-rig truck on Interstate 10 near Palm Springs, officials said.
Federal and local investigators are probing the cause of the crash, the deadliest in California in several decades.Read more
The body of a woman has been found near a popular destination for target shooting in the mountains north of Santa Barbara.
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's spokeswoman Kelly Hoover said a passerby discovered the woman's body Saturday morning near the Glass Factory, an open shooting range in the Los Padres National Forest.Read more
This summer, for the first time in his nearly five years as a Los Angeles police officer, Eden Medina shot someone.
Police say Medina opened fire July 28 as Omar Gonzalez fought with officers after a car chase ended in a Boyle Heights cul-de-sac. Police have released few details about the shooting, but said at least one witness saw the 36-year-old with a gun before Medina fatally shot him.Read more
The city of Maywood was low on cash and struggling to pay its $15-million debt. With its future looking bleak, state auditors decided to step in.
In January, the state started auditing the 1.2 square-mile town, finding that its “flawed governance and fiscal mismanagement” had prevented Maywood from recovering -- and made it susceptible to corruption.Read more