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Archive for January 23rd, 2019
Officials haven't said what the grand jury is investigating. Hashemi hasn't been accused of any crime. She was held as a material witness and now has been released from further grand jury obligations.
James Jackson admitted he was driven by a plan to murder scores of black men to spark a nationwide race war. It's the state's first conviction of first-degree murder as an act of terrorism.
The utility company is trying to convince a federal judge to modify a wide-ranging proposal to mitigate wildfire risk. PG&E is also seeking bankruptcy protection.
The government shutdown has led the budget of federal court systems to run dry, causing disruptions to the pursuit of justice. Court officials fear that things could get worse in coming weeks.
On the day Los Angeles Unified School District teachers went on strike, Mayor Eric Garcetti suggested resolving the dispute might require a small "leap of faith" by school district officials.
From the sky, it's clear that much of Southern California is at or just above sea level and protections like sea walls are eroding.
President Trump promised to find an alternative setting for his State of the Union speech after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi declared the House chamber off limits during the partial government shutdown.
The National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service says it is considering how the nation could implement a universal service program and whether it should be mandatory or optional.
Thousands of coal miners across Appalachia are grappling with complicated black lung, a disease that has drastically changed their lives, their communities and their families.
For many, Afghanistan does not at first conjure up images of black bears and musk deer. But that's just what Alex Dehgan found when his team went there in hope of establishing the first national park.
The grim news was expected as the number of open homicide cases continued to climb month after month, making the last 12 months the deadliest on record — an average of 91 deaths per day.
President Trump's restrictions on transgender troops moved a step closer to taking effect, even as several lawsuits challenging the policy remain unresolved.
Verlon Jose, vice chairman of the Tohono O'odham Nation, says President Trump's proposed border wall would cut through the reservation, with negative impacts.
Even after the members weigh in, the deal will need to clear several hurdles. L.A. Unified School Board members will need to approve the proposed contract.
There were no blog entries published on this date.
Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed Tuesday to change the way California's juvenile prisons are overseen, eventually closing facilities to cut what he called the "ludicrous" cost.
The first strike in almost 30 years at the nation’s second-largest school district is finally over.
Historic Mt. Wilson is home to a number of transmitter and satellite arrays used for scientific research and communications, including KPCC’s main transmitter. And soon, it could also house one of Facebook’s research endeavors: space lasers.
While United Teachers Los Angeles and the L.A. Unified School District have reached a deal, fractured relationships between administrators and teachers may sting long after the picket lines disperse.
SCOTUS will take up New York gun control case that might have broader implications for gun transportation| January 23 2019, 9:13 AM
On Tuesday, the high court said it will take up a right-to-carry gun control case -- the first time it’s taken up a major second amendment case in nearly a decade.