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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.

Fire destroys most of San Pedro Elks Lodge

More than 100 firefighters fought the flames in San Pedro for nearly two hours early Tuesday. The fire was knocked down about 4:45 a.m. Much of the 34,000-square-foot structure was gutted, but crews managed to save the auditorium.

Orland Bus Crash: 5 ways to help victims' families

Money collected through these funds will help with costs related to the fatal incident, including transportation, health care and funeral arrangements.

Bus crash: Humboldt State vows to bring back surviving students

Humboldt State University President Rollin Richmond said the university will do their best to arrange for surviving students who did not make it for preview weekend due to a fatal bus crash to come back and “try to avoid bringing them up on a bus.”

Orange County Sheriff issuing concealed carry permits under new rules

Thousands of people in Orange County apply for concealed carry permit after "good cause" requirement is thrown out.

Bus Crash: NTSB vows to use tragedy to review bus safety laws

A National Transportation Safety Board spokesman said the agency saw no evidence of the Fed-Ex truck was on fire before crashing. He added the department will use the investigation to examine bus regulations nationally.

Orland bus crash: Family and friends mourn Jennifer Bonilla

Authorities requested dental records and DNA to confirm she is one of five high school students who died Thursday in the fiery bus crash in Northern California. She was remembered as a star student with a knack for listening.

Orland bus crash: FedEx semi didn't brake before crash

Federal safety investigators say the driver of a Fedex tractor-trailer that struck a bus carrying high school students didn't appear to brake before a fiery collision that left 10 dead.

10 killed as truck, tour bus carrying students collide

A tractor-trailer crossed a grassy median on a Northern California freeway and slammed into a bus carrying more than 40 high school students in an explosive crash that left 10 people dead.

Audit: LAX wrongly paid LAPD $8 million for services

The LAX police officers union issued a statement Friday calling for immediate changes. LAX said it's reviewing the audit.

Weekend Traffic: Heart of the City 5K closes roads in DTLA

Also, Caltrans says the 5 freeway will close in both directions Sunday night. The closure is in Burbank, but it's only scheduled for two hours.

The competitive sport of tree climbing comes to Pasadena

Three of the thirty-four climbers were from California. KPCC's Alana Rinicella spoke with two of them about the art of climbing.

130-year-old Heritage Square building damaged in car crash

Years ago, they moved a 19th Century to Heritage Square to save it from the wrecking ball. But on Sunday, someone ran into it with their car.

9 dead in NorCal I-5 crash of bus with LA-area high school students (updated)

The fiery crash involved a FedEx delivery truck and a charter bus carrying high school students on a visit to a Northern California college

Angels Flight railway in limbo in downtown LA

When will the historic Angels Flight railway in downtown Los Angeles run again? Regulators want two big — and expensive — changes.