Feds stage massive raid on El Monte Flores gang

According to the US Attorney's Office, El Monte Flores is an older gang in the region, with an estimated 800 members and a history of targeting African Americans.

Suing Obama: GOP-led House gives the go-ahead

Obama and other Democrats derided the effort as a stunt aimed at tossing political red meat to conservative voters.

The mysterious mannequins of North Hollywood Toyota


Collin Friesen looks the backstory of the mannequins that greet you from a NoHo Toyota dealership, and KPCC's Maya Sugarman takes their portraits.


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UCLA flood: DWP now says 20M gallons of water lost (updated)


Estimates of how much water was lost in Tuesday's water main break had been revised from 8-10 million gallons to almost 20 million gallons Wednesday.

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Judge orders Bank of America to pay $1.3B fine

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara applauded a judge's ruling in a major fraud case.

A jury had found the bank liable for fraud related to mortgages sold by its Countrywide Financial unit last October. Bank of America may appeal.