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Suspect in Los Angeles-area shootings arrested (updated)

Police said the shootings happened within the span of an hour in the San Fernando Valley area, and that the random attacks may have been carried out by the same gunmen.

Suspect yanked from SUV after Los Angeles high-speed chase

Police cruisers cornered the late-model black SUV at around 9:20 a.m. Monday after it exited U.S. 101 and drove under an overpass in the western San Fernando Valley.

Suit claims Glendale hospital dumped patients on Skid Row

Los Angeles is suing Glendale Adventist Medical Center, alleging that over the past four years it transported mentally ill and homeless patients without their consent to the downtown LA area known for poverty and crime.

San Bernardino police officer in medically induced coma after shootout

Officer Gabriel Garcia, 31, was injured after he and a trainee approached six people Friday morning and someone opened fire on Garcia. The accused shooter was killed by the trainee.

LAX suspicious package causes delays

An unattended item was found at about 7:15 a.m. Saturday between terminals 2 and 3 in the upper departures level at the airport.

More than 100 firefighters respond to brush fires in Van Nuys

The two fires broke out on both sides of Burbank Boulevard Friday afternoon.

Mariachi 5K postponed after receiving criticism

Organizers of the Mariachi 5K said Friday that they had received resistance from the Boyle Heights area and were unable to hold the race.

Mexico's president to visit Los Angeles next week

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto is coming to California and will address hundreds of Mexican Americans on Monday in Los Angeles.

1,000-pound sign falls, seriously injures man at Calabasas gas station

The man was airlifted to a trauma center after sustaining severe leg injuries.

Dogs on restaurant patios: California says yes; do you?

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill permitting pet dogs at restaurants with outdoor spaces. It doesn't force restaurants to allow dogs, but rather implements guidelines.

Junction Fire near Yosemite almost at full containment

A wild fire that destroyed 47 structures in Madera County south of Yosemite National Park is 95 percent contained Friday.

Arrest warrant issued for Santa Barbara TB patient

The Southern California man discontinued treatment for the contagious, drug-resistant tuberculosis two weeks ago.

Veteran music agent Peter Grosslight dead at 68

Peter Grosslight, a longtime Los Angeles music agent, died Thursday of pancreatic cancer. He was 68.

Brush fire near 210 and 605 freeways under control

The fire in Irwindale did not threaten any structures and was quickly contained.

Board fires highly paid school superintendent

Jose Fernandez, 54, has come under fire for drawing a compensation package ranging from $663,000 to $750,000 in 2013.

California drought has wild salmon competing with almonds for water

Thousands of Chinook salmon are struggling to survive in the Klamath River, where waters are running dangerously low and warm. Cold reservoir water is instead going to farms in the Central Valley.