| Oct 20, 2011
| 7:50 AM
A man who shot a 17-year-old La Crescenta high school girl to death after her prom night celebration has been granted parole despite opposition from the Orange County district attorney’s office.
Paul Crowder has been in prison for nearly 20 years...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 12:49 PM
The driver of a vehicle that rear-ended a gas tanker causing a massive fire that closed the 134 (Ventura) Freeway late Saturday has been identified as 25-year-old Hakop Maghakyan of Glendale, according to the CHP.
Maghakyan was arrested and charged...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 3:36 PM
The Glendale black bear that was tranquilized Tuesday morning by state Fish and Game officials has arrived home, 25 miles into the Angeles National Forest, where authorities say he is "groggy and grumpy but doing well."
Fish and Game spokesman Andrew...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 10:03 AM
Especially at this time of year, when relatives roll into town eager to live it up. It's fun to introduce them to L.A.'s ethnic dining scene, chase food trucks around town and stop in at the latest cutting-edge venues. But at some point, they may want...
| Nov 10, 2011
| 11:42 AM
On your right as you walk into Azeen’s Afghani Restaurant in Pasadena, a tapestry weaves a scene of Bushkazi, Afghanistan’s national sport, a sort of polo played with a decapitated goat carcass. On the wall on your left, a photograph shows...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:19 PM
A wet cold front that is producing heavy rains and thunder in the region is expected to start clearing out tonight, paving the way for partly cloudy and eventually clear skies this weekend.
But first, the region will have to get through the ragged...
| Jan 2, 2012
| 11:56 AM
Thousands gathered under clear, blue skies Monday for Pasadena’s yearly spectacle of fantastical floral floats, high-stepping marching bands and colorful equestrian units.
Themed "Just Imagine," the 123rd Tournament of Roses Parade was expected...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 6:46 PM
A parolee suspected of shooting and critically wounding a parole agent in Lake View Terrace was detained Wednesday evening after an hours-long dragnet, law enforcement officials told The Times.
Multiple law enforcement officials who spoke to The Times...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 7:45 AM
A storm barreling in from the Gulf of Alaska is expected to douse Southern California with rain and snow beginning Wednesday, prompting several mountain road closures.
Between a quarter and a half-inch of rain could drench the coast and valleys, while...
| Jan 27, 2012
| 7:35 AM
The National Weather Service is warning that the expected onslaught of fierce Santa Ana winds on Friday will heighten the threat of brush fires.
The dry, gusty winds prompted the weather service to issue a red-flag warning for Ventura and Los Angeles...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 10:33 AM
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) was one of a growing chorus of lawmakers who took to the weekend political talk show circuit to call for stricter gun controls, improved school safety and enhanced mental health measures.
Appearing on MSNBC the day after...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:30 AM
A cold front moving through Ventura and Los Angeles counties brought the overnight showers Monday is expected to linger until late Tuesday morning, after which dry, but cold, period should take hold for much of the week.
After the rain moves out,...