Rap mogul 'Suge' Knight arrested on suspicion of murder in LA

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said a fatal hit-and-run incident was being investigated as a homicide and that Knight was a person of interest.

Beck admits 'mistakes were made' in event with ex-Mexican Mafia leader

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said late Thursday that "mistakes were made" and that he had directed the department "to more thoroughly review future events" before committing resources.

Parents can't be forced to volunteer at schools, state says

The state schools superintendent weighs in on controversy over charter school policies requiring parents to volunteer: It's not allowed.

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The story behind LA's yellow and black filming location signs


"Base Camp." "Bully." "Anonymous." "Heima." Nonsense written on yellow and black signs all over Los Angeles, each with a giant arrow. What do they mean?

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Former GOP nominee Romney will not run for president in 2016

Republican National Committee Holds Winter Meeting

Romney jumped back into the presidential discussion on Jan. 10, when he told a small group of former donors in New York that he was eyeing another White House run.

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Free weekend? 8 fun and almost-free things to do

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This weekend, we're mingling with authors at the L.A. Art Book Fair, cycling a bowling alley bike crawl and brunching on Super Bowl Sunday.