LAX creates team to better assist passengers in an emergency

LAX has created an emergency response team to tend to passengers after a major incident, in response to criticisms that people were stranded after the Nov. 1 shooting.

Rose Bowl at 100: 7 quirky things you didn't know

New Year's Day 2014 will mark the 100th Rose Bowl game, a milestone in the storied history of the tournament. Here's a few things you may not know.

Life support extended for Oakland girl declared brain dead

A California judge has ordered a 13-year-old girl declared brain dead to be kept on life support until Jan. 7.

Rose Parade 2014: How to take great photos — and share them with KPCC

Are you planning to brave the crowds and see the Rose Parade in person? Here's how to do it and how to send us you photos of the parade.

Cal Fire suspends burn permits due to dry weather

The agency issued a ban Monday on 31 million acres of state property and private land in seven counties.

Some homes still without power after Pacoima plane crash

A small plane crashed in Los Angeles Sunday and took out two high-voltage lines and one residential line.

Trayvon Martin nativity scene: Sacrilege or just provocative?

A nativity scene on the lawn of Claremont's United Methodist Church is creating some post-Christmas angst.

LA County hired officers rejected by sheriff

Los Angeles county officials hired dozens of police officers rejected for jobs at the sheriff's department after investigators found evidence of dishonesty or past misconduct.

Mission Viejo man dead after car plows into his bedroom

Authorities say a car has crashed into the front of a Southern California home, killing a man inside his bed before dawn.

6 injured after horse runs loose at LA Equestrian Center

A horse ran loose on a back trail at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center Saturday, NBC4 reports, leaving three adults and three minors with minor injuries.

Feds tell Los Angeles-based bus company to cease operations

The U.S. Department of Transportation has ordered a Los Angeles-based bus company to cease operations after concluding it was endangering public safety.

Southern Calif. temperatures set record highs Friday

The National Weather Service's Bonnie Bartling says downtown Los Angeles hit 85 degrees at 1:21 p.m., breaking a record set 66 years ago.

Driver survives 300-foot plunge off cliff in Palos Verdes

The Los Angeles County fire captain told NBC-LA that the man said "he did this on purpose."

Rose Parade 2014 guide: Maps and tips for parking, avoiding traffic

Street closures, parking nightmares — we've got your guide to surviving the Tournament of Roses Parade next week, complete with maps and other aids.

10 hurt in San Bernardino sheriff's van crash

The van was struck at about 5 p.m. Thursday as it was taking jail inmates back from a courthouse in San Bernardino.

Simi Valley fire fully contained (updated)

The fire was rapidly spread by gusty Santa Ana winds Christmas night.