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Democratic Sen. Tony Mendoza could face censure, suspension, expulsion or reinstatement from his colleagues as early as Thursday. He's been suspended during the investigation.
The president is directing Attorney General Jeff Sessions to propose ways to ban devices like the ones used in the 2017 Las Vegas shooting that accelerate the shooting rate of semi-automatic weapons.
U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria ruled Tuesday that the law aimed at preventing age discrimination in the entertainment industry violated the free speech rights of IMDb.com.
Democratic Assemblywoman Cristina Garcia denies groping a former male legislative staffer who worked for a colleague in 2014.
The court, continuing a pattern of nonintervention, has turned away a constitutional challenge to a 10-day waiting period for gun purchases. Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas angrily dissented.
In lieu of pushing for an immediate transition to a government-run single-payer health care system, some are offering these bills as part of a more gradual approach.
An outside legal review of NPR's handling of allegations against former top news executive Michael Oreskes found that questions were raised about his behavior even before he was hired.
Until now, the LAPD has banned the release of body cam video - a policy sharply criticized as defeating their purpose of transparency and accountability. The new policy would release officer-involved shooting and other videos 45 days after the incident.
As part of a legal settlement, Orange County will provide 30 days of food and temporary housing vouchers to people who had been living along the Santa Ana River.
An attorney linked to a former Trump campaign official admitted Tuesday he lied to federal investigators working for special counsel Robert Mueller.
The titans of Silicon Valley have a grand vision of the future. But they have a tendency to miss the downside of their inventions — think cybercrime and online harassment.
Donald Trump is fueling many women's desire to run for office in 2018 — in the words of one analyst, he's "the gift that keeps on giving" to the resistance.
"This was an incredible ice-dance event," Maia Shibutani said, of a competition marked by high scores and high drama — and an electric program by Canadian legends Tess Virtue and Scott Moir.
The National Weather Service says the frigid winter conditions will stick around for a while longer. Southern California could see another round of freeze and frost warnings Wednesday.
The latest plan to turn the school around is now in its 10th year and, despite obvious improvements, skeptics say it still fails too many kids.
The people mover will connect the terminals with parking, car rentals and the new Crenshaw Light Rail line, providing a rail connection to LAX at long last.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department investigates its own officers’ shootings — a common practice in California. Officials are adamant that their investigations into police shootings are impartial, highly supervised and beyond reproach.
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Three women were instrumental in creating the distinctive world of Wakanda: costume designer Ruth Carter; production designer Hannah Beachler; and cinematographer Rachel Morrison.
Paid signature-gathering has been a part of the ballot initiative process since its inception in Oregon the early 20th century, but a California Senator is aiming to change that by proposing a bill that would ban signature-gatherers from collecting payment on a per-signature basis.
Gun control advocates are calling for a national walkout at schools across the country.
The Department of Justice charged 13 Russians and 3 companies on Friday in an indictment that revealed interference in the 2016 election which favored President Trump’s campaign.
Less than a week after a school shooting in Florida where 17 people were killed, California lawmakers are calling for legislative gun control measures that they say would have prevented the violence.
As Peter Thiel packs his bags for LA, AirTalk asks: have you ever moved because of your political beliefs?| February 20 2018, 9:20 AM
It was reported last week that one of Silicon Valley’s giants Peter Thiel, known for numerous ventures including co-founding PayPal, being the former CEO of eBay and investing early in Facebook, is moving to Los Angeles in order to escape the liberal bubble of San Francisco.
Music supervisor Morgan Rhodes walks us through the latest from Beatchild, Sy Smith and Ravyn Lenae.
The U.S. Interior Department's proposal to open more offshore waters to oil and gas drilling, including areas in California, has gotten push back.
We talk with UCLA legend Ed O'Bannon about the groundbreaking lawsuit, O'Bannon v. NCAA, and his new book, "Court Justice: The Inside Story of My Battle Against the NCAA."
A new bill could expand the gun violence restraining order system already on the books, allowing colleagues and school staff to report dangerous persons.