Upswing continues for Los Angeles County labor market

With fewer unemployed people in LA County, local residents are spending more. A Beacon Economics forecast predicts the improvement will continue in the coming years.

Take a test aimed at the world's English language learners

Over one billion people around the world are studying English. Now there's a new test to see how they're doing. You can also see how your language skills measure up.

Wife of slain Bell Gardens mayor released

The Sheriff's Department said Wednesday that no arrests will be made after what appeared to be a domestic altercation at the residence of Bell Gardens mayor Daniel Crespo ended in his death.

13-year-old Will Cornejo of Lone Tree, Colo., recovers at Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children in Denver from what doctors suspect is enterovirus 68. His parents found him unconscious on the couch and called 911. He was flown to Denver for treatment.

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2 cases of enterovirus D68 reported in LA County

That brings the number of reported cases in California to at least six. Health officials stress that basic hygiene can prevent the virus' further spread.

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Public worker pensions can be cut in bankruptcy, judge rules

San Bernardino City Council

Stockton's bankruptcy plan did not propose cuts in worker pensions, but a bankruptcy judge says money set aside for pensions can be used to pay other city debts.