The discovery Thursday of a dead Chinese USC graduate student inside his apartment served as a grim reminder of previous deaths on or near the campus in recent years that prompted officials to invest heavily in new security measures.
Every morning Melissa Richardson Banks walks the Arts District hunting for new scenes. One Saturday it's the word "Life" stenciled on a sidewalk in black spray paint. A few weeks later it's a yellow construction crane blocking the skyline.
More than 300 Los Angeles Police Department officers and family members packed a City Council meeting Tuesday to demand across-the-board pay increases, warning the department will lose officers if one isn't provided.
Nick Fagnano was ready ? excited even ? to start school again.
A 90-year-old water main burst under Sunset Boulevard on Tuesday, producing a raging geyser that sent 8 million to 10 million gallons of water onto the UCLA campus, flooding several buildings, including the famed Pauley Pavilion.
Los Angeles County's ambitious, multibillion-dollar drive to upgrade jails and detention centers is leaving behind a dilapidated, 100-year-old lockup for juveniles east of downtown.
Los Angeles transit officials proudly point to growing ridership on the county¿s light-rail and subway system, which last year saw a 5% increase in the number of passengers getting on trains.
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees reminded a national audience why he's becoming Mr. Monday Night, and gave the Miami Dolphins another reason to regret not making a harder push to sign him when they had the chance seven years ago. Brees passed for 413 yards and four touchdowns, and the Saints turned a clash of unbeaten teams into a lopsided affair, beating the Miami Dolphins, 38-17, on Monday night. “I felt like we found our rhythm,” Brees said. “Every time we touched the ball, it felt like we were going to go down and score points.” Two of Brees' touchdowns went to Jimmy Graham for 27 and 43 yards as the tight end had at least 100 yards receiving for the...