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Suspects told horrifying stories about being beaten, electro-shocked or suffocated by Jon Burge and his men to elicit confessions.
Despite efforts to crack down on illegal pot businesses, many shops in LA remain open. Now, the city is considering turning off their water and power.
A report released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration announced that African Americans, Hispanics and people with children were most impacted.
Cody Wilson was charged with the second-degree felony in Austin, Texas, on Wednesday. Police say the 30-year-old was last known to be in Taiwan but missed a scheduled flight back to the U.S.
Residents gathered Wednesday in front of a Westlake apartment complex planning to face off with sheriff’s deputies scheduled to evict an elderly couple. You may have heard KPCC’s story last month on a big rent strike organized by these tenants.
The department says it will stop using the app while it investigates whether it violates its record retention policies. State law says any relevant records must be kept at least two years.
Rep. Chris Collins was indicted on insider trading charges in August and suspended his campaign. Now he is running again, saying "the stakes are too high" to allow a Democrat to win.
Owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to women's causes following a workplace investigation of the Dallas Mavericks.
Grant Robicheaux, 38, is an orthopedic surgeon who appeared on a 2014 reality TV show. Prosecutors say videos found on his phone show the apparent assaults of many women too intoxicated to consent.
A small study of teens who were conceived via assisted reproductive technology finds a significant number already have hypertension and premature "age-related changes" in their blood vessels.
Research suggests that floods and other environmental disasters can raise the risk for spontaneous miscarriages, preterm births and low-birth-weight infants. Doctors say it pays to be prepared.
At the World Food Programme's Innovation Accelerator, teams test out new proposals to stop hunger. Anyone can submit. And September deadlines are coming up.
Nawaz Sharif was sentenced to prison after a corruption scandal. Now he, his daughter and his son-in-law are out on bail after a high court suspended their sentences, as they appeal their cases.
In an interview on Tuesday, President Trump said his frustration with Jeff Sessions goes beyond his recusal from the Russia investigation: "I'm not happy with numerous things."
When it's finished it'll be the new home for the L.A. Rams and Chargers, as well as the site of the closing ceremonies of the 2028 Summer Olympic Games.
LAUSD’s leader wants to ‘manage out’ bad teachers. But does the district know which teachers are bad?Education | | September 19 2018, 7:01 AM
Los Angeles Unified schools superintendent Austin Beutner has called for removing the district’s weakest teachers from the classroom.
It is early in the fire season, but nearly 1,400 homes have been destroyed in California wildfires. For low income people, without insurance or savings, it is especially difficult to recover.
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What an FBI probe into sexual assault allegations against Judge Kavanaugh would look like and the political implications it could create| September 19 2018, 9:54 AM
The ball is now in Senate Republicans’ court. How will they proceed with the confirmation process for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh?
Discussing methodologies: A nonprofit estimates that LA’s homeless numbers are significantly higher than suggested by the homeless count| September 19 2018, 9:44 AM
Every year, volunteers spread out through the streets of Los Angeles in an effort to estimate how many people in the city are experiencing homelessness
Many of us are uncomfortable with the realities of death and are unsure of how to behave when we encounter it up close for the first time.
As Coca-Cola considers cannabis-infused wellness drinks, we look at the expansion of CBD and THC-infused beverages| September 19 2018, 9:21 AM
The Coca-Cola Company said Monday it is "closely watching" the expanding use of a cannabis element in drinks, another sign cannabis and cannabis-infused products are getting more acceptance in mainstream culture and a harder look from long-established pillars of American business.
The gender-neutral term “Latinx” was officially added to Merriam-Webster’s dictionary earlier this month.