Los Angeles police say three parties will split the $1 million reward offered during the manhunt for Christopher Dorner, with most of it going to a couple tied up by the rogue ex-cop before his final shootout with authorities.
The research in a report on immigration reform costs from the conservative Heritage Foundation is questioned by critics, how language differences can affect assimilation, USC students charge racial profiling after cops break up a party and more.
The pain and panic in Amanda Berry's 911 call yesterday is evidence of the severity of this case. Three woman held captive by three brothers for ten long years. Why weren't the women able to escape sooner? What is the psychological profile of men like the Castros? How will these women recover?
There are only two weeks until the May 21st runoff between mayoral candidates Wendy Greuel and Eric Garcetti. KPCC’s politics reporter Frank Stoltze gives us an update on the candidates’ last minute moves to gain an edge.
Is this an unprecedented situation? How have other infamous people’s bodies been dealt with in the past? Do cemeteries have a right to reject bodies, and what exactly are they trying to avoid by doing so?
To combat air pollution, the California Air Resources Board (CARB) requires all carmakers to sell a certain number of electric vehicles in the state. Those that fail to reach the quota could purchase zero-emissions-vehicle credits from other automakers in an open market.
The controversial oil extraction process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is again coming under scrutiny in California. Last week, the Assembly Natural Resources Committee okayed three measures that would place a moratorium on fracking until its environmental impacts are fully understood.
In Monterey Bay, dozens of killer whales have been attacking migrating gray whales and picking off their young. It's an occurrence that has become more common as the population of gray whales has rebounded, and it's quite a dramatic sight.
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Coriah Welch has about 20 colleges to choose from after she graduates. But the decision is a difficult one. For the last few years, Welch has been raising three of her four half-brothers in their foster home in South Los Angeles.
Reporter Borzou Daragahi is a foreign correspondent who spent several years covering the Middle East for the LA Times. He's now stationed in Cairo as the North Africa Correspondent for the Financial Times.
For today's Picture This segment, we're joined by KPCC's very own photographers, Grant Slater and Mae Ryan. They've just launched a new site called AudioVision, a blog featuring photos and video for-and-by KPCC listeners.
As the legal battles continue, thousands of inmates continue to flow from California's 33 state prisons to local authorities. That means probation officers throughout California are now tasked with supervising a lot more violent criminals.
According to a new study by the conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation, immigration reform will cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion. Immediately, lawmakers often aligned with the conservative Heritage Foundation challenged the reports conclusions, and that astronomical price tag.
Last weekend, Alex and A interviewed the two candidates for LA Mayor, Eric Garcetti and Wendy Greuel. We figured as good KPCC listeners, you'd already heard quite a bit about their positions on the issues, so we approached these conversations a little differently, and tried to find out more about the candidates personalities: who they are and what makes them tick.