| Oct 27, 2013
| 9:11 PM
Whenever she has bad news for a family at the Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center emergency room, Gabriela Perez says a little prayer to herself before stepping through the door.
A devout Roman Catholic nicknamed "Mother Teresa" by her co-workers,...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 9:06 AM
The suspect in a gang-related shooting Thursday night at a laundromat near downtown Los Angeles remains on the run after wounding two men, one of whom was in critical condition, authorities say.
The shooting occurred around 10:22 p.m. in the 1300...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:10 AM
The mother of a 13-year-old boy who was struck and killed by a school bus in Glendale earlier this year was arrested Tuesday after she allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the stomach during a dispute over drugs, police said.
Karen Hernandez, 30, was...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 9:29 PM
Los Angeles County will pay $7.5 million to the formerly homeless mother of a child born at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center who said that negligence by medical staff resulted in brain damage to her baby.
The case was filed on behalf of 1-year-...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:05 PM
A motorcyclist was killed Sunday morning when he pulled out of a driveway in Los Feliz and collided with a car.
Shortly before 9 a.m., the man pulled his 2009 Kawasaki motorcycle into the 4600 block of Los Feliz Boulevard and collided with a 2012 BMW,...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:46 PM
Los Angeles County's shortage of foster care beds has reached a crisis point, with state officials threatening to impose fines because too many children are languishing in sometimes chaotic holding rooms during traumatic separations from their families....
| Nov 20, 2013
| 9:20 AM
A 22-year-old man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of beating an 84-year-old relative to death in his Glendale apartment early Monday, police said.
James Adrian Sanchez was arrested in connection with the beating death of Ruben Sanchez, who was...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 6:25 AM
A man arrested in San Diego County has been charged with murder in the beating death of his 84-year-old relative, Ruben Sanchez, in Glendale.
James Sanchez, 21, was charged Thursday and remanded back into custody in lieu of $1-million bail. He was...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 9:31 PM
Community leaders, chaplains and dozens of others gathered on a chilly Wednesday morning in Boyle Heights to remember more than 1,400 people whose remains were left unclaimed at the county's crematory.
Their ashes were buried in fresh soil covered...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 5:51 PM
Provisions of California's landmark Proposition 13 property tax measure are stoking ire again as reform activists say a high-profile commercial property deal is being structured to avoid tax increases by taking advantage of a loophole.
A group of unions...
| Sep 29, 2013
| 2:14 PM
A Long Beach firefighter suffered second-degree burns early Sunday while battling a blaze that engulfed a home in the city, authorities said.
The firefighter, whose name was not released, was treated at Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center's burn...