Local

Woman dies of suspected overdose at Coachella

In the first weekend at Coachella Music Festival, a young woman died of a suspected drug overdose. Local medical facilities have staffed up for the weekend.

Weekend Traffic: Caltrans to close 91/605 connector

Road and freeway closures could affect you this Easter weekend.

78-year-old Laguna Niguel woman missing

Alicia Flores Coto, a 78-year-old woman from Laguna Niguel, has been missing since Wednesday morning.

Korean Air A380 hits 2 light poles at LA airport

Hundreds of passengers were aboard a superjumbo jet when it hit two light poles while taxiing to its gate at a remote end of LAX Thursday.

Dodgers' Puig focuses on baseball despite issues

Yasiel Puig believes he has the support system from his Dodgers teammates and the club to keep his focus on baseball despite challenges off the field.

DA rolls out program to probe workplace deaths, environmental crimes

A new investigative unit has already responded four incidents involving possible violations of workplace and environmental safety rules

Rent Q&A: What can be done to make LA housing more affordable?

KPCC’s Ben Bergman joins Take Two to talk more about L.A.’s rental crisis, and what, if anything can be done to make rents more affordable.

Firetruck plows into Monterey Park cafe; 15 hurt

A Monterey Park firetruck heading to a fire collided with another engine and then plowed into a restaurant, injuring 15 people including six firefighters, authorities said.

San Diego teen arrested for social media threats

A 17-year-old student has been arrested on suspicion of making threats via social media against a charter school teacher in Point Loma and a middle school in Clairemont.

4 arrested at Lancaster mobile home park

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say four people have been arrested and one person is hospitalized following a melee at a mobile home park in Lancaster.

Fire truck crashes into Monterey Park restaurant, injuring 14 (updated)

A fire truck crashed into Lu Dumpling House near Garfield and Emerson avenues at about 3:15 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Small blaze in Griffith Park contained

A fire that burned vegetation in an area between Griffith Observatory and the Greek Theatre has now been contained.

Gas smell prompts evacuation of Alhambra High

Students at Alhambra High School have been given the clearance to return to campus following a report of a gas smell earlier Tuesday morning.

LA's 2,043 annual bike accidents on a single map

Researchers at MIT's Media Lab plotted every single bike accident in L.A. for 2012. Which street do you think had the most bike accidents?

LA Metro machines temporarily unable to take credit/debit cards

Los Angeles's Metro system was unable to accept credit/debit cards at the TAP card machines Tuesday morning for almost six hours.

Man convicted in stabbing of transients gets life

A man convicted in the murder and attempted murder of transients in the Hollywood area five years ago has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.