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Metro crash: Driver identified as USC film student

In a statement shared with KPCC, the university identified a person involved in a crash with a Metro train on Saturday as Jacob Fadley, a student at USC's School of Cinematic Arts.

UC Irvine student dies at electronic music festival

A 22-year-old man who died after a seizure at an electronic music festival in San Bernardino County was a University of California, Irvine senior.

LA metro crash

Metro looking into cause of Saturday's crash; train driver recovering

Los Angeles firefighters say nearly two dozen people suffered injuries, mostly minor, when a commuter train struck a car near downtown Los Angeles and partially derailed.

Get ready for another warm week in LA

More warm weather is on its way to Los Angeles next week, according to the National Weather Service.

2 seriously hurt when car collides with LA Metro train

Car's driver and train's operator are seriously injured in crash at crossing near USC Saturday. Nineteen train passengers receive minor injuries.

OC homeless advocates want county to find administrator to run shelter

While Orange County zeroes in on a year-round homeless shelter site, homeless advocates also want the county to find a suitable administrator for it.

Update: Firework at school leaves 18 students with minor injuries

A statement on the school's website says a student lit the firework around 10 a.m. It's unclear where the student got it.

#NameOurRoo: LA Zoo asks public to name kangaroo, offers prizes

The public has a chance to name a Los Angeles Zoo animal for the first time ever, with prizes for the winner, the zoo announced. The contest runs through April 26.

Longtime LA TV weatherman 'Dr. George' Fischbeck dies at 92

The enthusiastic Fischbeck (and his signature bowtie and glasses) worked for KABC for almost 20 years, according to the station, before retiring.

At LA's busy immigration courts, one teen from Honduras gets asylum

Thousands of children who crossed the US border last year are now working their way through the immigration court system. One of them is Yoel Vallecillo.

Aging LA eyesore to be briefly transformed into work of art

French artist Vincent Lamouroux says he plans to turn the long-abandoned Sunset Pacific Motel, once a haven for drug dealers and prostitutes, into an "iconic piece of L.A.'s architectural history."

Potential minimum wage hike prompts a range of questions

The L.A. City Council's economic development committee holds its first public hearing on the minimum wage. Questions focus on small businesses and jobs.

LA County looking to add more vouchers for homeless veterans

A county official said the Housing Authority is hoping to add hundreds of housing vouchers for homeless veterans a day after KPCC reported the county was falling short.

LAPD motorcycle officer in crash on 5 Freeway

An LAPD motorcycle officer was involved in a 5 Freeway crash in Sylmar on Tuesday afternoon.

Lawsuit demands Malibu schools remove toxin-filled caulk

A copy of the lawsuit contends the district is violating federal law by neglecting to remove caulk and building materials at two Malibu schools.

Orange County to revisit homeless shelter issue on Tuesday

Orange County officials try again to find a place to build a year-round, permanent emergency homeless shelter for 200 to 400 people.