Orange County Supervisors want state permission to charge reckless people for the cost of rescuing them. Last week supervisors decided they lacked authority to charge $160,000 in rescue costs to two hikers who were lost in the Cleveland National Forest.Add your comments
The man was found late Tuesday afternoon at the base of Boelter Hall at the university's School of Engineering. He appears to have jumped or fallen off the building.
Point Mugu State Park will reopen after a number of nearby wildfires including the Springs Fire that burned through the canyons of the western Santa Monica Mountains all the way down to the Pacific Ocean.
Prosecutors say a teenager accused of murdering his girlfriend's parents was equipped with a "murder kit" to kill the Compton couple.
On Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors voted to research turning a part of the jail into a treatment facility for mental health and substance abuse issues.
The Los Angeles Clippers dropped coach Vinny Del Negro Tuesday, according to multiple reports, choosing not to extend his contract.
There's been a lot of talk about the lack of interest in the LA mayor's race, and discussion of why the turnout — perhaps only 20 percent — will be so low.
In a mostly Saudi male class of law students, an Afghan woman dedicated to advancing human and women's rights is chosen for a high honor: the commencement speech.
A one-acre brush fire that had been burning near a Burbank golf course is now fully contained. Crews are on hand to clean up hot spots in the area and make sure it doesn't reignite.
Officials at LAX seized a dead primate; 387 snake, lizard and crocodile skin handbags; and nearly half a pound of elephant meat over the course of a few days in May.
Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy greatly reduced her chances of getting breast cancer. But doctors say that this extreme measure is only for women at high risk. There are other, more measured options.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has indefinitely delayed a decision on the proposed restart of the offline San Onofre nuclear power plant in northern San Diego County.
Lanes on westbound 210 freeway are still closed after a big rig crash, but are expected to re-open before the afternoon rush-hour, according to CHP.
Take Two host Tess Vigeland rides along with the port pilots of the Port of Los Angeles, who are among the highest-paid city employees.
Fire officials say they've gained the upper hand in two wildfires that have scorched areas in Castaic and Los Padres National Forest.