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Wreckage believed to be plane that vanished in Mojave Desert

The Civil Air Patrol says they have found the wreckage of the single-engine Beechcraft Bonanza that disappeared from radar Tuesday night.

Los Angeles moves to ban alcohol ads on buses, city property

The unanimous vote came Tuesday morning and expanded on previous efforts to curb such advertising in public spaces.

3-year-old dies after San Juan Capistrano condo fire

The three-year-old died at the Children’s Hospital of Orange County in Mission Viejo late Tuesday night, Orange County Fire Authority’s Steve Concialdi.

3 adults, 6 children injured in San Juan Capistrano fire

A fire at a two-story apartment complex in San Juan Capistrano hospitalized nine people, according to the Orange County Fire Authority.

Can Uber lower fares and have its drivers make more money?

For the first time, Uber will guarantee its partners – as it calls them - an hourly wage of $20 an hour in Los Angeles, or $26 during peak times.

Greg Plitt: Staff undergoing counseling after train death

The Metrolink train engineer and conductor aboard the train that struck and killed fitness model Plitt have been removed from circulation and are receiving counseling.

Back-to-back fires damage Long Beach restaurant

The Press-Telegram reported Monday that the Bixby Knolls Hof's Hut was closed after the fires.

Fitness model killed by train was bold but careful

Friends of Greg Plitt said Monday that he was a bold and fearless person who made a rare mistake. Plitt was shooting a promotion for sponsor Shadow Beverages, reports NBC4.

KKK propaganda on MLK Day sparks investigation in Santa Ana

A flier reportedly calling Martin Luther King Jr. a "communist pervert" and urging residents not to commemorate his birthday was delivered to about 40 homes in Santa Ana Monday.

Crew filming Greg Plitt wasn't permitted, officials say

A fitness model and actor who previously shot workout videos on railroad tracks was struck and killed by a train during filming in Southern California.

Los Angeles subway will get WiFi, cellular phone service

The Los Angeles subway system will soon get Wi-Fi and cellular phone service, enabling passengers to make and receive calls and surf the Internet while underground.

Nobody hurt when SUV crashes into Los Angeles PETA office

Los Angeles authorities say nobody was hurt when an SUV crashed through the front window of an office of the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Pope to canonize California missionary Junípero Serra

Serra is credited with bringing Christianity to the United States' West and established many of the Spanish missions in California.

Los Angeles Sheriff says he's committed to more transparency

McDonnell said in a statement Thursday that he supports the disclosure of data on civilian complaints, use of force, discipline and officer involved shootings.

Officials seize alligator at Valley home — 2nd this week

The 2 ½-foot animal doesn't appear to be related to an 8-foot American Alligator seized by officers in Van Nuys on Monday.

Caltrans fields unique team of climbers to keep roads safe

The team of 250 Caltrans employees — all volunteers — scales steep slopes to remove rocks and boulders at risk of falling on motorists.