LAPD chief fires detective over slur-filled training lecture


The chief fired Frank Lyga on Tuesday and it became official on Wednesday when the paperwork was sent to the city's Police Commission.

Partial solar eclipse: How and where to watch Thursday

Southern California will have some of the better viewing as the sun will be down in the east by the time the eclipse happens Thursday. See when and how to watch the eclipse safely.

Obama honors union boss who helps janitors become citizens

They clean our offices late at night. Now the president is honoring a union's efforts to help them become U.S. citizens.

Shooting In Ottawa At City's War Memorial And Near Parliament Hill

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2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament (updated)


A Canadian soldier and one gunman were reported dead in shooting attacks at a war memorial and the nation's Parliament building.

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Company fined $25 million for work-at-home scheme

Work at home

A federal judge has fined a California company $25 million for misleading 110,000 people to buy into a work-at-home scheme that almost never paid off.

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Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

Magic Johnson Holds News Conference On Student Scholarships in Indiana

Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, Johnson says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the tech industry.

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California crafits its drought survival strategy

The San Luis Reservoir in central California is the largest "off-channel" reservoir in the U.S. It is currently at less than 30 percent of its normal capacity.

The dearth of water in this state is showing no signs of easing. Officials have introduced plans to revamp the water rationing and distribution systems until the rains come. If they ever come.

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Los Angeles County moves toward voting system overhaul

LA County Primary Election Polls

L.A. County supervisors voted Tuesday to approve a $15 million contract with Palo Alto consultant Ideo for the design of a more modern way to record votes.