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Los Angeles News | Courtesy of KABC

Monterey Park fire engine crashes into building, injuring pedestrians, firefighters

04/17/14 7:18 am

Fifteen people were injured when two fire trucks collided, sending one into a Monterey Park restaurant Wednesday.

Victim found on 605 Freeway dies of injuries

04/16/14 8:49 pm

A man who was found bound and burned on the 605 Freeway in Industry died on Wednesday of his injuries.

West Adams fire in converted garage injures 4

04/16/14 8:45 pm

Four people were injured after a fire broke out at a garage converted into a living space in the West Adams neighborhood.

San Pedro Elks Lodge fire ruled arson, fire officials say

04/16/14 7:48 pm

A fire that engulfed the San Pedro Elks Lodge Tuesday morning has been ruled an act of arson.

Google Glass robbery victim threatened with Taser

04/16/14 7:45 pm

A Venice resident was robbed of his Google Glass after being threatened with a Taser while sitting on his front porch.

Robert Rizzo sentenced to 12 years in prison for Bell corruption

04/16/14 5:15 pm

Former Bell city manager Robert Rizzo was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in state prison for a massive corruption scandal.

Trio of 'pimps' busted in multimillion-dollar Compton prostitution ring

04/16/14 5:07 pm

Authorities say a trio of 'pimps' who controlled a multimillion-dollar prostitution ring in Compton have been arrested.

Jay-Z's Made in America festival announced for Labor Day weekend

04/16/14 2:06 pm

Rapper Jay-Z and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced details of a two-day music festival to be held at Grand Park.

Popular News - Courtesy of KABC

Laguna Hills sinkhole: Evacuations lifted

07/30/13 3:41 pm

Officials said a water-main break created a sinkhole and forced evacuations in Laguna Hills on Saturday afternoon.

New painless treatment for receding gums

06/12/13 7:24 pm

If you are suffering from a receding gum line, theres a new painless and efficient way to treat receding gums.

Woman gets new nose from special FX artist

02/20/13 12:09 am

A woman whose nose was cut off in a vicious attack is getting a new nose from an Oscar-winning special effects artist.

How safe are your computer passwords?

09/20/11 6:16 pm

Make passwords too easy and you could become a victim of computer hackers. Here are some tips to avoid that.

Boy gets stuck in claw-style vending machine

10/04/10 12:26 pm

A boy playing a claw-style vending machine decided to take matters into his own hands by climbing into the machine.

NAACP calls Hallmark graduation card racist

06/02/10 5:25 pm

A graduation card has been pulled from store shelves after a civil rights group called its message racist.

Randy Quaid, wife arrested in Santa Barbara

04/26/10 4:17 pm

Randy Quaid and his wife were ordered held on $100,000 bail and told to return for a court hearing Wednesday.

Woman dragged for blocks underneath car dies

12/03/09 5:23 pm

Police stopped a car that had been dragging a female pedestrian several city blocks in downtown Los Angeles.

Health Headlines, Stories and Video - KABC

Allergy season can trigger new asthma cases

04/07/14 6:21 pm

Experts say we're headed for a bad allergy season. When pollen counts go up, the number of new asthma cases typically does too.

Moorpark boy diagnosed with 'California polio-like syndrome'

03/20/14 7:07 pm

A Moorpark toddler has become the latest child to be diagnosed with a mysterious virus dubbed California polio-like syndrome.

CPAP being studied as treatment for asthma

03/12/14 7:47 pm

Researchers are studying whether the use of a CPAP device can help asthma patients control symptoms.

Lose weight playing video games, study says

03/11/14 6:23 pm

Researchers say active video gaming can help obese children lose more weight than traditional weight loss programs.

Stress management tip - call your doctor

03/10/14 8:46 pm

Learn more about reducing stress and managing pressure by visiting your doctor.

Parents distracted by devices, study says

03/10/14 6:53 pm

A new report in the Journal of Pediatrics says children who constantly see their parents on their smartphones take notice.

Low blood pressure in pregnant women may be dangerous

03/07/14 10:06 pm

Insufficient blood pressure can restrict blood supply to the brain and other organs, causing people to feel lightheaded.

Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation helps those with sleep apnea

03/07/14 10:01 pm

A new device, known as the Inspire Upper Airway Stimulation, is helping those with sleep apnea sleep better.

Sports | Courtesy of KABC

The Ultimate Warrior died of cardiovascular disease

04/15/14 8:27 pm

An autopsy revealed that the Ultimate Warrior died of cardiovascular disease, Phoenix authorities said on Tuesday.

Pistorius wraps up murder trial testimony

04/15/14 5:03 pm

A prosecutor ended questioning saying Oscar Pistorius' story is a cover-up and he intentionally shot his girlfriend to death.

Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps ending retirement

04/14/14 7:13 pm

Michael Phelps is jumping back into the pool, lured by the fun and possibility of going to a fifth Olympics in Rio in 2016.

Aldon Smith arrested at LAX over bomb threat

04/13/14 10:36 pm

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was arrested at Los Angeles International Airport after claiming he had a bomb.

Bubba Watson wins another green jacket at Augusta

04/13/14 4:04 pm

Bubba Watson has won the Masters for the second time in three years.

Pacquiao beats Bradley by decision in rematch

04/12/14 10:44 pm

Manny Pacquiao won a unanimous decision in his rematch with Timothy Bradley on Saturday night.

Music Business News

Gibson Brands Sponsor The Institute Guitar Scholarship

The Institute Of Contemporary Music Performance Announces That Gibson Brands Will Be Sponsoring Two Of Eight Scholarships On Their Higher Diploma Cour...

Clear Channel And Stardome Media Group Announce Digital Music And Promotional Revenue-Sharing Agreement

Stardome Artists Including New Comer Teenage Band, Synderes And Latin Grammy-Nominated Singer-Songwriter Belinda To Share In Revenue On Clear Channel'...

BandPage Raises $9.25 Million In Series C Financing To Become The Largest Musician Platform In The World

Company Will Use Funds To Help Musicians Reach And Monetize Billions Of Fans Worldwide...

COSON Scores Big As Members Join The IPI System

The IPI System Can Be Likened To The Bible Of The International Copyright Structure...

Live Nation And Motorola Extend Relationship

Launch The Discovery Project Competitions For Art Installation, Costume And Stage Design...

Music Headlines from Billboard

P. Reign, 'Pon Tour': Watch Backstage Footage of Drake's Tour in New Video

When Drake wrapped his “Would You Like A Tour?” in London last month, the best seat in the house belonged to P. Reign. In “Pon Tour” the rapper and...

Pair of Detroit EDM Festivals Called Off

Two new electronic music festivals scheduled for July 4th weekend in Detroit have been canceled for this year -- but have already announced dates for...

Nas Opens Tribeca Film Fest With 'Time Is Illmatic' Premiere, Concert

Nas kicked off the 13th annual Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday night with the premiere of "Time Is Illmatic," a documentary on the trajectory of...

Chris Brown's Bodyguard Goes On Trial

Chris Brown's bodyguard is going on trial on assault charges in Washington, a case that will be a preview for the musician's own trial. Christopher...

Salsa Great Cheo Feliciano Dies in Car Accident

Police say Puerto Rican salsa legend Cheo Feliciano has died in a car accident in the U.S. territory. He was 78. Officer Israel Arroyo says Feliciano...

Recent Quake & Wildfire Headlines, Stories & Video

3.1-magnitude earthquake hits Ventura County

A small earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 3.1 struck Ventura County on Thursday. There were...

Chile earthquake: 6 dead, aftershocks continue

Six people died following the 8.2 earthquake in Chile. Experts say the number of casualties is relat...

Push for CA early warning system intensifies after recent quakes

After recent earthquakes, there's a new urgency to bring California's early warning system fully onl...

8.2-magnitude earthquake hits near northern Chile; 5 dead

An earthquake with a magnitude of 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean near the northern coast of Chile o...

La Habra earthquake: More on Puente Hills thrust fault

Experts say the fault that caused Friday's earthquake leads right into L.A. and that a strong quake...

On The Red Carpet

Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler

Will Arnett filed for divorce from estranged wife Amy Poehler, 18 months after the couple announced their separation.

Rebecca Hall talks 'Transcendence,' computer science jargon: 3 highlights

Rebecca Hall talks to OTRC.com about 'Transcendence,' in theaters on April 18, 2014. Watch interview + 3 highlights.

Morgan Freeman talks 'Transcendence' - is it a horror film? 3 highlights

Morgan Freeman talks to OTRC.com about 'Transcendence,' in theaters on April 18, 2014. Watch interview + 3 highlights.

Tori Spelling talks Dean McDermott cheating scandal: He broke my heart

Tori Spelling talks about husband Dean McDermott's cheating scandal before the premiere of their new show, 'True Tori.'...

Miley Cyrus hospitalized for 'severe allergic reaction to antibiotics,' cancels concerts

Miley Cyrus canceled two concerts after being hospitalized for suffering a 'severe allergic reaction to antibiotics.'...

Business News

LA Register newspaper embraces print in a digital world

Media executive Aaron Kushner says he can grow a print newspaper in a world gone digital with launch of the LA Register.

LA commission calls for more jobs, reform

A new economic report released by the Los Angeles 2020 Commission proposes solutions to the city's declining economy.

Time Warner Cable, DirecTV dispute causes blackout for Dodgers fans

A dispute between Time Warner Cable and DirecTV over televising Dodger games has caused a blackout for most local fans.

General Motors recalling 1.5 million vehicles

GM said it is recalling 1.5 million vehicles, bringing the total vehicles it has recalled since February to 6.3 million.

Taco Bell ad uses real Ronald McDonalds to endorse breakfast

A new ad for Taco Bell's breakfast menu features everyday men who bear the same name as the McDonald's mascot.