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Mechanical issue diverts American Airlines flight from LAX

Everyone on the Toronto-bound flight is safe after it landed in Denver on Sunday.

Missing hiker found dead near Hermit Falls

Authorities have found and identified the body of 63-year-old John Richard King, an avid hiker who went missing Thursday.

Should LA forget Columbus Day?

On Monday, the L.A. City Council will consider a proposal to replace the federal holiday with a local one celebrating indigenous peoples.

Measure M claim to reduce traffic doesn't tell whole story

TV ads tout the transportation spending measure will reduce the time you spend in traffic by 15 percent...but that estimate is for 40 years from now.

The 710 in East LA will be closed for emergency repairs this weekend

Both sides of the freeway will be shut down as crews repair damaged pavement on the bridge above Olympic Boulevard with a fast-drying concrete.

First lawsuit filed in deadly casino bus crash

The families of two men who died in a California bus crash are suing the bus company and the estate of its driver, who was among the 13 people killed.

California DMV was unprepared for disaster recovery, experts say

The DMV doesn't appear to have had an adequate disaster recovery system in place before a computer meltdown wiped out most operations for several days.

Pacific storm brings rain to California

The Los Angeles region is still awaiting significant rain after the system's eastward progression stalled late Thursday, but flood watches are still posted for fire-scarred mountains.

CA National Guard veteran: Recoupment notice was 'disturbing'

An LA Times story revealed that thousands of men and women who had been paid bonuses to re-enlist were being asked to give the money back.  Secretary of Defense Ash Carter ordered the Pentagon to suspend efforts to claw back these funds.

Who named LA's neighborhoods? And what happens if they change?

"It was all completely arbitrary and ridiculous. People would come up with these names based on their families or their hobbies."

Maywood residents sue over toxic recycling fire

About 200 people were evacuated in the southeast L.A. community in June during a fire that lasted nearly 30 hours and spewed smoke and toxic chemicals into the air.

Historic Filipinotown brightens up with 54 new light fixtures

Just in time for Filipino American History Month, 54 new light fixtures are posted at 17 bus shelters along Temple Street in Historic Filipinotown.

After computer collapse, DMV slowly returns to life

Like the zombies of the 'Walking Dead,' most of the California DMV offices crippled by a catastrophic computer outage are back up.

Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star

Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Heavy rainfall could bring mud flows to SoCal burn areas

County officials have gone door-to-door offering advice to residents who live below areas burned in recent wildfires, including the Sand Fire and the San Gabriel Complex Fire.

Many DMV offices still down following ‘major computer outage’

More than half of the DMV's 174 offices still faced outages as of 2 p.m. Wednesday, according to the department's website. A spokesman recommended calling ahead if you have DMV business.