A street race ended in Commerce on Thursday night after one of the cars struck a tree and split in half, killing one of the people inside.
As closing arguments ended Wednesday, jurors were left with conflicting accounts of two women accused of fatally beating a 23-year-old newlywed outside a nightclub in Santa Ana's historic district.
A plan to create a temporary shelter for immigrant detainees from Central America in Bell has taken a step forward.
"Riddick" -- the third sci-fi film to star Vin Diesel as the interplanetary antihero of the same name -- arrives nine years after its predecessor, "The Chronicles of Riddick," and 13 years after the original, "Pitch Black." Unfortunately for Diesel and series writer-director David Twohy, "Riddick" hasn't exactly returned to a hero's welcome. For every film critic who finds it a fun, gory slice of genre entertainment, there's another who finds it stale and one-dimensional. In the Los Angeles Times, for example, Michael Phillips calls "Riddick" "extremely violent, cleverly managed fun." He explains, "This is...