The Los Angeles Fire Department has trained hundreds of captains to oversee rescue teams during mass shootings as part of an ambitious effort prompted by a gunman's rampage last year at LAX, according to a report that will be presented Tuesday to fire commissioners.
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.
Kobe Bryant's new company is setting up shop in the famed basketball player's hometown.
The driver of the minivan that hit bicyclist Damian Kevitt in Griffith Park last year never slowed down, even as Kevitt's leg was crushed and he was dragged 600 feet down a highway onramp.
At the All-Star break, a speedster is a top candidate for National League rookie of the year, and a pitcher's recovery from injury could determine the AL winner. In the NL, if the award was based on stolen bases alone, it probably would go to Cincinnati’s Billy Hamilton, whose 38 stolen bases are second in the league to 43 for the Dodgers’ Dee Gordon. Hamilton also is batting .285 with 19 doubles and 38 RBIs. Shortstop Chris Owings of the Arizona Diamondbacks (.277, six home runs, 21 runs batted in) is also a contender. In the AL, the Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka (12-4 record, 2.51 earned-run average) was a favorite but the pitcher’s sore right elbow might...