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Tour bus ignites near Los Angeles, no injuries

Authorities say a tour bus caught fire after a driver pulled off a Southern California freeway to evacuate 40 passengers. No injuries are reported.

Wardens hunt for cougar after suspected attack in Perris

Investigators say a critically injured homeless man may have been the victim of a mountain lion attack at a Southern California encampment.

Driver killed after car crashes into Orange County house

Authorities say a driver was killed when his car hit a curb, went airborne and slammed into a house in the exclusive Coto de Caza area.

$11M settlement reached over Rialto toxic site

Federal regulators have reached an $11 million settlement over toxic contamination at a former Southern California industrial site.

Man rescued after being trapped under Metro Red Line train

A 27-year-old suffered injuries to his back and an arm Friday when he became trapped under a Metro Red Line train in Hollywood, authorities said.

Storm drops about 2 inches of snow on Big Bear

There is up to 18 inches of mostly manmade snow on the ski runs. But just off to the side, the view is of green pines and grassy mountainsides.

Weekend Traffic: 405 Freeway to close at Getty Center Drive

Transportation agencies have also scheduled closures for the 5, the 10, the 215 and other freeways this weekend for construction and repairs.

LAX shooting: TSA leader rejects arming officers at airports (Update)

TSA administrator John Pistole said Thursday that arming TSA officers is not an option, rejecting a union proposal to train some officers to carry guns at airports.

Colby Fire: Man accused of starting fire ordered into drug treatment

A federal judge Wednesday ordered one of the men accused of starting the Colby Fire near Glendora to be held in a residential drug treatment facility.

Congressman enters fray over monument to Korean comfort women

Rep. Adam Schiff has called on John Kerry to confront the Japanese government about Korean women and others forced into sexual slavery by its military during World War 2.

First Person: A storytelling project by you

Sharing experiences is one way to build a better community. First Person is our contribution to that effort — letting Southern Californians tell their own stories about their health and their communities’ health.

LAX accepts incoming flights again after heavy fog diverts some

Officials say incoming flights can land again at LAX after this morning's ground stop was lifted. LX is recommending travelers check their flight status with their airline.

Calif. rolls out eClaim service to speed returns for lost property

A new state website will help speed claims for lost property. The Controller's office has 18 million items that have gone unclaimed, including stocks, memorabilia and safe-deposit boxes.

LA County Interim Sheriff John Scott will not be a 'placeholder'

Scott pledged to address some of the problems that have led to recent scandals within one of the country's largest law enforcement agencies. He is expected to start on Thursday.

Super Bowl XLVIII: Best sports bars to watch the game in Southern California

Whether you're a Broncos or Seahawks fan, or only care about watching Bruno Mars' at halftime, here are the best places to catch The Super Bowl in Southern California.

OC Undersheriff John Scott replaces retiring LA County Sheriff Baca (Updated)

Scott retired from the LA County Sheriff's Department, where he rose through the ranks to run the jails. He pledges that the reforms that are underway to clean up the troubled department will continue.