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Southbound I-605 reopens in Lakewood after crash

Traffic is moving again on the southbound Interstate 605 following a lengthy closure caused by an overturned tanker truck that spilled thousands of gallons of fuel.

Los Angeles man to get Navy Cross for Afghanistan heroics

The Marines say Gunnery Sgt. Brian C. Jacklin was second in command of a team that came under attack in Helmand province in 2012.

Coast Guard leaving Los Angeles base after half-century

The Coast Guard has been planning for a new air station but hasn't chosen a location. In the meantime, air crews and helicopters serving LA will operate out of the Point Mugu Navy base in Ventura County.

Developers slowly increase housing beyond Skid Row

Traditionally, services for the homeless have been concentrated in L.A.'s Skid Row. But service providers are making a push to the suburbs, where many homeless live.

Dodgers snag first win on Opening Day

New addition Jimmy Rollins hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, rallying the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the re-tooled San Diego Padres in the season opener on Monday.

Wet weather on its way to Southern California

Some much-needed precipitation may trickle into drought-stricken California on Tuesday, according to the National Weather Service.

5 hurt as bus, car crash in Southern California

Authorities say five people were injured when a car and tour bus collided in Southern California, but only one of them was seriously hurt.

New GM Farhan Zaidi says new LA Dodgers will build consensus

If L.A. is primarily a melting pot of religions, cultures and ethnicities, new Dodgers GM Farhan Zaidi is as L.A. as you can get.

Gov. Brown defends drought order that doesn't limit farmers

In appearance on ABC news show, governor says farmers aren't using water frivolously on their lawns or taking long showers."They're providing most of the fruits and vegetables of America to a significant part of the world," he said.

Federal government suspends funds for LA County emergency system

The payments of $154 million were to build a system that would allow first responders in Los Angeles County to communicate with each other quickly in an emergency.

Small quakes rattle San Fernando Valley, no damage or injuries reported

A series of small earthquakes, the largest magnitude 3.1, rattled the northern San Fernando Valley area. There were no reported injuries or significant damage, according to the LAFD.

Are LA's redesigned parking signs an improvement? Take our poll

The sometimes confusing and conflicting parking signs used around Los Angeles could be replaced with simple grids that use color blocks to show when to park.

Unusually short total lunar eclipse dazzles skywatchers

The moment when the moon was completely obscured by Earth's shadow lasted several minutes, making it the shortest lunar eclipse of the century.

You can't cross LA using just bike lanes

Despite years of effort to make streets safe for bicycles, Los Angeles still doesn't have an interconnected bike grid—at least not yet.

FAQ: Gov. Brown's executive water order and what it means for Calif.

We've compiled a user-friendly FAQ to help demystify when the effects of Gov. Brown water order will trickle down to the everyday water user.

Baby born in Los Angeles courthouse

The woman was walking down a hallway of the main civil courthouse on Thursday when she began experiencing labor pains. She gave birth before paramedics arrived and without assistance.