| Jun 7, 2013
| 1:02 PM
While activists praised Friday’s announcement that the San Onofre nuclear power plant would be retired, those who live near the coastal facility expressed mixed emotions about the fate of what has become a familiar landmark and a nagging source of...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 8:18 AM
Federal safety regulators have opened a probe, looking at whether airbags are deploying without warning in about 320,000 Honda Odyssey vans from the 2003 and 2004 model years.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said it has received six...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 4:45 PM
The trial of George Zimmerman began Monday with the laborious process of picking a jury that will decide the fate of the neighborhood watch volunteer accused of second-degree murder in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, an unarmed African American...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 5:30 AM
SACRAMENTO — Most California voters are willing to take more drastic steps than Gov. Jerry Brown favors to reduce prison crowding, including the early release of nonviolent offenders, but they don't want to sacrifice public safety to reduce the...
| May 28, 2013
| 12:06 PM
Several buildings collapsed after a cargo train derailed east of Baltimore and then exploded with a blast that could be felt for miles, officials and witnesses said Tuesday.
No one was immediately reported hurt in the incident, and hazardous materials...
| May 9, 2013
| 7:41 PM
Over the objections of Los Angeles County mental health officials, a judge Thursday ordered an 86-year-old murder defendant to remain in the government's care and not be released to a family member.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Norman Shapiro...
| Apr 30, 2013
| 12:08 PM
A pared-down bill that would send sex offenders who repeatedly remove their GPS tracking devices back to state prison cleared its first legislative committee Tuesday, making progress where broader measures failed.
In a deal struck with Democratic...
| May 2, 2013
| 7:30 AM
Police are beefing up security at Pasadena High School on Thursday and Friday in response to an anonymous note threatening violence on the campus, school and public safety officials said.
The note did not specify who might commit violence and the writer...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 4:13 PM
Saying the public is beyond frustrated, members of the Los Angeles City Council's public safety committee agreed Friday to make it illegal to possess the type of high-capacity ammunition magazines that were used to kill 20 schoolchildren and six adults in...
| May 17, 2012
| 4:35 AM
Glendale may have another hungry bear on its hands after Chevy Chase Canyon residents reported seeing a 400-pound animal in the same area two nights in a row rifling through trash. "When I saw it, I was scared," said Caroline......
| Mar 13, 2012
| 9:35 PM
Simmering tensions between Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and the head of the city's firefighter union erupted Tuesday during a news conference about Fire Department emergency response times and dispatch systems....