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Drunk driving fatalities inch up after 5 year decline

An overview of statewide statistics shows for five years, fewer Californians died in drunk driving crashes but 2012 shows a bit of an uptick.

Historic cold? Not here thanks to stubborn high pressure

Meteorologists say a high pressure system stalled over the Eastern Pacific is deflecting cooler, wetter weather to other parts of the country.

Ex-UFC champ Tito Ortiz arrested for suspected DUI

Authorities say they have arrested former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz for investigation of driving under the influence after he hit a freeway median in Los Angeles.

Padres: Hall of Fame broadcasterJerry Coleman dies at 89

The San Diego Padres say Hall of Fame broadcaster Jerry Coleman, a former major league ballplayer whose pro career was interrupted by two wars, has died after a brief illness.

Susan Rasky, reporter and teacher, dies

Susan Rasky, a University of California, Berkeley journalism professor and former New York Times political reporter, has died. She was 61.

Gays included in Orange County Vietnamese New Year's parade

A year after LGBT groups were banned from participation in the annual Tet parade, Orange County gay and lesbian groups say the terms of their inclusion remain vague.

Pedestrian killed on Metro Gold Line

There was a death on the Metro Gold Line Saturday afternoon in South Pasadena. An eyewitness said that the man was moving slowly

2 survive small plane crash off Catalina Island

A single-engine airplane went down off the Southern California coast near Catalina Island, but both people aboard survived and were rescued by a passing boat.

Former LA Herald Examiner newsman Donald Forst dies at 81

Former New York Newsday and Village Voice editor Donald Forst has died. He worked at more than a dozen newspapers and magazines including The New York Times.

How Calif. man won $324 million and didn't realize it for 2 weeks

Steve Tran of Northern California had a big winner and didn't know it. When he finally got around to checking the ticket, though, he realized his life had changed.

3.1 earthquake hits Los Angeles' Westside

A 3.1 earthquake hit Los Angeles's Westside late Friday morning, according to the U.S. Geological Survey's website.

2nd winner of $636M lottery jackpot comes forward (updated)

Steve Tran, the second of two winners of the $636 million Mega Millions jackpot, has come forward to claim the lottery prize, the second-largest in U.S. history.

In Immigration News: Renewed hopes for reform, Spanish speakers and the ObamaCare rollout, tailoring horror for Latino audiences

Watch Out: Immigration Could Still Happen in 2014 - U.S. News and World Report New year, new hope. Immigration rights activists are saying that 2014 may the year for comprehensive immigration reform -- even though pols will be busy with mid-term elections.

LA City Attorney Mike Feuer talks Measure D, jaywalking tickets and more

When he ran for City Attorney last year, Mike Feuer promised to make Los Angeles a safer place. His vision included creating a gun violence prevention unit and expanding the Neighborhood Prosecutor Program created by former City Attorney Rocky Delgado.

A collection of vintage shopping bags from LA's past

With the new plastic bag ban now in effect, Alison Martino of Vintage Los Angeles joins us to bring a big of nostalgia with vintage shopping bags from the past.

Memo raises questions about MWD headquarters' seismic fitness

A consultant cites a "potential" for "collapse" in a major quake. MWD insists the $100 million building is safe, and says the consultant used outdated computer models.