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Biker Gang Shooting

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I-15 freeway lanes reopened after fatal shooting between biker gangs

Authorities said a man was fatally wounded during a shootout between the Mongols and Hells Angels near Corona Saturday night.

Screening Of Tribeca Film's "Struck By Lightning" - Red Carpet

Actress detained by LAPD refuses to apologize

An actress who was detained by Los Angeles police is refusing to apologize for claiming race played a role in the incident, despite calls from local civil rights leaders.

King Fire arson suspect

King Fire: Record amount of retardant used on California fire

A massive wildfire is burning so explosively because of the prolonged drought that firefighters are finding normal amounts of retardant aren't stopping the flames.

Driver of stolen van that hit dog gets prison time

The driver of a stolen van that hit and badly injured a dog during a wild, televised police chase in Los Angeles has been sentenced to two years in state prison.

LA examining system where people can text to 9-1-1

Advocates say allowing texting to 9-1-1 would assist the deaf community as well as people unable to speak during an emergency.

Man walking on Green Line tracks forces 105 Freeway shutdown

Commuters on the 105 Freeway in Lynwood withstood massive backup because authorities was dealing with a shirtless man walking on the tracks of the Metro Green Line.

Privacy groups take second hit on license plate data

An initial ruling issued upheld the right of authorities to block public viewing info collected on vehicles by networks of cameras on stoplights and police cars.

South Pasadena students recall 1940 murder spree (archival photos)

Seventy-four years ago, a junior high school principal in South Pasadena went on a shooting rampage that left five people dead.

Vets try to save leg of dog hit by stolen van in police chase

Veterinarians are trying to save the leg of a fluffy white dog named Gordo who was run down by a stolen van during a wild police chase in Los Angeles.

Timeline: 1940 school shooting in South Pasadena

On the morning of May 6, 1940, South Pasadena Junior High School Principal Verlin Spencer went on a shooting spree that left five dead and one injured. Here is his route based on police and witness reports.

Ezell Ford's family files civil rights lawsuit against LAPD

The lawsuit says Ford complied with officers' orders to lie down, but police still 'intentionally or negligently' shot him multiple times.

Beck: Officer who handcuffed actress 'acted appropriately'

LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is defending the officers who handcuffed actress Daniele Watts last week while responding to a call about two people having sex in a car.

How Erin Corwin's death affected White Rock Ranch Horse Rescue

R.H. Greene takes us to the High Desert's White Rock Ranch Horse Rescue, where Marine wife Erin Corwin bonded with a horse before her murder.

Sheriff deputy found guilty of obstruction, conspiracy

L.A. County Sheriff's Deputy James Sexton was found guilty of obstruction of justice and conspiracy Tuesday in his second trial before a federal jury.

Leader of Oxnard gang Luis Manuel Tapia found guilty

Luis Manuel Tapia, leader of Oxnard gang, was found guilty of a 26 federal charges. The trial caps the second phase of "Operation Supernova."

Teen accused as accessory in California bank heist

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of moving what had been an intended getaway car two days after a deadly Northern California bank robbery.