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Rapper "Boonk Gang" was arrested Wednesday for possession of illegal assault weapons and narcotics, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Police arrested the 21-year-old rapper, whose real name is John Robert Hill, at his Calabasas home after obtaining a search warrant. A month ...

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has assembled a world class team to help with the update of the LA River Master Plan (LARMP), a comprehensive blueprint covering all 51 miles of the river, the nonprofit River LA announced Tuesday. The effort to update the LARMP was launched in 2016 to ...
SOUTH EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies responding early Friday to a shooting report in South El Monte found a wounded man, another five blocks away and a third at a hospital. Deputy Trina Schaeder tells City News Service there was apparently a shooting at a bar and the ...
A former Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department recruit who worked as a Brinks security guard has been charged in the theft of more than $65,000 that he was supposed to deliver to an ATM in Newhall, prosecutors said Wednesday. Julio Cesar Jimenez, 35, of Santa Clarita, faces charges of grand theft, ...
Los Angeles County officials have voted to pay nearly $6 million to settle a lawsuit that claimed a jail inmate was left brain damaged and disabled because his medical problems weren't properly treated. The negligence suit was filed on behalf of Juan Garza, who was 22 when he was arrested in 2012 on ...

He was sent to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center and underwent surgery, said his lawyer, Hermez Moreno. As a result of his injuries, Garza now must use a wheelchair and has permanent cognitive disabilities that make it difficult for him to communicate and take care of himself, Moreno said.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department recruit a couple of months into academy training was arrested in connection with a theft from a Newhall bank ATM that saw more than $100,000 taken. Julio Cesar Jimenez, 35, was taken into custody Feb. 15, two months after he was hired by the department.
The 105 violated environmental laws, displaced more than 25,000 people and left behind a legacy of noise and pollution in some of Los Angeles County's poorest neighborhoods. After decades of delays and bitter litigation, its price tag rose to $2.2 billion, making it the most expensive roadway ever built in ...
A 12-year-old girl who was arrested in connection to the shooting at Sal Castro Middle school was charged with two felonies Friday, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced. The girl was charged with one felony count each of minor in possession of a firearm and weapon on a school ...
In Los Angeles County, health officials report high levels of influenza (flu) activity continue. To date, there are 158 confirmed influenza-associated deaths in Los Angeles County. By comparison, there were a total of 80 confirmed influenza-associated deaths during the entire flu season last year. Nearly 85% ...
HuffPost spoke to over 50 moms in Los Angeles County about early childhood nutrition, which can determine a child's future. Los Angeles County is home to the largest population of food insecure residents in the country, with over 1.2 million people who struggle to put sufficient food on the table without ...
Kenneth P. Hahn, a former Los Angeles County assessor and one of the county's first openly gay elected officials, has died at his home in Cathedral City. He was 78. Hahn was recovering from a serious stroke last month when his condition began to deteriorate, said Robert Kalonian, spokesman and ...
"To project nearly $5 billion in revenue over the next decade shows substantial resolve and an undeniable commitment," said Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark ... "We are moving more homeless families and adults into housing," said Phil Ansell, director of the Los Angeles County Homeless Initiative.
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger, left, and Dr. Susan Partovi, medical director of homeless health care Los Angeles, talk with Deborah ... The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved a motion Tuesday that asks California lawmakers to change the way the state defines "grave ...
Family and friends fighting over Charles Manson's body and estate will have to take their cases to separate counties, a Los Angeles County Superior ... and no one seems to know what that is, because he spent the last decades in prison -- will take place in Los Angeles County, Judge David J. Cowan said.
Los Angeles home prices creeped up again in December, according to a new report from real estate data tracker CoreLogic. The median sale price in LA County rose 0.5 percent over November, finishing the year at $570,000. That's nearly 10 percent higher than in December of 2016, when the median ...

Los Angeles, CA -- The parents of a man who died while jailed in 2017 are suing Los Angeles County, alleging their son was wrongfully denied medical care after being pepper-sprayed by sheriff's deputies and shot with a stun gun. Juan Manuel Correa Sr. and Maria A. Correa, the father and mother of ...
22, 2018, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) will be providing resources to assist the current California mudslide recovery and clean-up efforts in Santa Barbara County as part of a mutual aid request from the California Governor's Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES). According to a ...
Three people who were found dead inside a Palmdale house on Saturday have been identified, but there was still no information about how or why they were killed in what detectives said was a triple homicide. The victims were identified as Richard Gardner II, 78; his wife, Pepper Gardner, 56; and the ...
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) -- Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say three people have been found dead at a home in Palmdale. Authorities say deputies found the bodies Saturday after a family member requested a welfare check after she couldn't get in touch with her relatives. Investigators say the victims ...
A driver who later admitted to using narcotics crashed his car into the second-floor dental offices of a Santa Ana building today, according to police. The white sedan was partially wedged into the second story of the office building, Santa Ana police Department reported. A specialized fire truck from Los ...
Maria Ana Flores, a UCSD sophomore from Los Angeles County, was struck by a car in a protest following the November election. Flores was one of hundreds of protesters who rallied at the university before marching off-campus and eventually onto Interstate 5 where she was struck. The Guardian reported ...
Los Angeles (CNS) - Citing the rising number of flu cases nationally and locally, Los Angeles County health officials today issued an urgent call for residents to get vaccinated and take precautions to avoid spreading the sickness if they do become ill. "A single influenza infection can cause serious health ...
... officials worked quickly, evacuating some burn areas Monday and warning residents in others to be prepared to go at a moment's notice. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced Tuesday afternoon that those evacuation orders had been lifted and residents could return to their homes.
For the seventh straight year, Los Angeles County has set a record for drawing big-spending tourists. The county hosted 48.3 million visitors in 2017, a 2.2% increase over the record 47.3 million tourists in 2016, according to Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, who announced the fresh record during a news ...
Los Angeles County fell sharply in an annual ranking of job growth and economic performance among metropolitan areas, according to a Milken Institute report released on Jan. 10. According to the institute's annual Best Performing Cities index of the 200 largest cities and metropolitan areas in the nation, ...
In Los Angeles County, there was "mudslide activity" on Country Club Drive in Burbank, where police ordered evacuations of all homes east of Via Montana on Tuesday morning. The police Department released footage of water surging across a roadway and urged people not to attempt to drive over it.
a suspect has been arrested in the stabbing of a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy on Monday morning, officials said. The deputy, described as a 26-year veteran of the department, was attacked around 10 a.m., said Nicole Nishida, a spokeswoman for the department. Authorities said the deputy was ...
The race in Los Angeles County itself is tighter. The USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll conducted in late October and early November found Villaraigosa and Newsom neck and neck among likely voters in the county, with both favored by approximately 27% of the electorate. Chiang landed in a distant ...
Santa Ana Winds and a high pressure systems brought hot weather to Los Angeles County that blew past longstanding records. ... Monday's other highs in Los Angeles County included 89 in Hawthorne, 88 at Santa Monica Airport, 86 in downtown Los Angeles, Pasadena, Pomona and Culver City, 85 in ...
Alexis Velazquez was sworn into the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department today, joining eleven other family members on the force. Sheriff Jim McDonnell swore her in Monday at the Hall of Justice in Downtown L.A. He says the generations of siblings are the "largest family group" in the department.
Across Los Angeles County's vast and sprawling 4,751 square miles, more than 4.5 million commuters walk, bike, drive, rideshare or take public transit to get to their jobs. Although it sounds like commuters can leverage a variety of options to get around, 73% of Angelenos drive alone to work, and only 6.8% ...
Los Angeles County Department of public health officials said a man was infected, possibly while traveling in Mexico in early November. His female partner, who did ... There have been no cases of Zika transmitted by local mosquitoes in Los Angeles County, health officials said. MORE: Riverside scientists ...
A family of four was found dead in a Los Angeles County home this morning in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said. Authorities believe the husband shot and killed his spouse as well as their two children before killing himself, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office said. One child was an adult and ...
Those seats get a little sparklier, as they're filled by people ready to watch the Los Angeles County Holiday Celebration, a gift to Southern Californians from the Los Angeles Board of County Supervisors. The free song- and dance-adorned event, which leaps and croons from 3 to 6 p.m., began in 1958.
When Los Angeles County officials raided a property in rural Val Verde in May, they came upon an extraordinary sight -- nearly 8,000 roosters who were raised and primed to battle to the death. Officials described the episode as the largest seizure of fighting cocks in U.S. history, and they say their ...
With so many parties vying for the body, the Kern County Counsel filed paperwork in Los Angeles County Superior Court on Monday asking the court to keep it abreast of any future claims. The coroner doesn't want to release the remains to the wrong person and end up getting sued by someone else, the ...
The Los Angeles County health department is investigating reports of illnesses by employees of a Chipotle. (KABC). KABC. Wednesday, December 20, 2017 03:13PM. Los Angeles (KABC) --. The Los Angeles County health department is investigating reports of illnesses by employees of a Chipotle. The health ...
Los Angeles, CA -- High winds will return to the Southland Wednesday evening and a fire weather watch will be in effect Thursday and Friday in the San Gabriel and Santa Monica mountains, the Angeles National Forest, the San Fernando and Santa Clarita valleys, beach cities, metropolitan Los ...
The lawsuit names four Los Angeles County voters as co-plaintiffs and asserts that a county's two lists of voters -- the file of active voters and those whose registration has been placed on "inactive" status -- should be combined into a single total. The inactive list includes people who haven't cast ballots in ...
Source: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Ally J. Levine / Los Angeles Times Source: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Ally J. Levine / Los Angeles Times Source: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Ally J. Levine / Los Angeles Times Source: Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department ...
The wind speeds expected Friday are a far cry from the hurricane-force gusts that drove a wall of fire into Ventura on Monday evening and downslope toward hundreds of thousands of residents in Los Angeles County the following morning. According to forecasters, 25 to 35 mph winds in Ventura County ...
Los Angeles (CBSLA) -- Los Angeles school officials said Friday all San Fernando Valley and Bel-Air schools closed due to wildfires this week will reopen Monday. Most evacuation orders have been lifted for three fires burning in Los Angeles County, even as brush continues to smolder in some areas.
1, Bobby Cagle, who was adopted from foster care as an infant, started his new job as the director of Los Angeles County's $2.4 billion foster care system Department of children and Family Services. Born in North Carolina in 1967, Cagle's mother, who had become pregnant out of wedlock, gave him up as ...
Los Angeles County has the second largest population of homeless people of any region in the United States, according to a government report released Wednesday. Los Angeles County's total -- 55,188 -- was behind only New York City's 76,501, according to the 2017 Annual Homeless Assessment ...
Los Angeles -- Wind-whipped wildfires were tearing through neighborhoods in northern Los Angeles County, blackening more than 4,500 acres and destroying multiple homes. Thousands of residents were under evacuation order. The two fires were in addition to the largest blaze, the Thomas fire in ...
A Los Angeles County jury awarded $3.6 million to the family of a 28-year-old man who was killed by sheriff's deputies in a controversial videotaped shooting that drew widespread attention in 2015, attorneys said Wednesday. The unanimous verdict was returned Monday in federal court in favor of the ...
Between 2010 and 2016, crime in Los Angeles County -- including property and violent crime -- rose by 5% even as overall crime in the rest of the state fell by the same rate, according to a report released Tuesday. The study by the nonprofit Center on Juvenile and Criminal Justice analyzed city crime ...
Smoke from the fast-moving Creek fire near Sylmar has caused poor air quality, prompting Los Angeles County officials to urge residents in neighboring communities to avoid going outdoors and to limit exercise. The unhealthy air quality has been declared in portions of the San Fernando Valley, Lake View ...


 

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