A man who spent about 15 years in prison after being wrongfully convicted in the slaying of his housemate has been exonerated after authorities used extended DNA links developed through publicly available genealogical websites to build a family tree that led to the arrest of a new suspect.
Three women died and two other people were detained after federal agents were called to rescue a group who had crossed the border from Mexico illegally and got lost in frigid weather near a Southern California mountain, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol said.
Brad Pitt won his first acting Oscar, Laura Dern collected best supporting actress and Bong Joon Ho's "Parasite" has already made history at the 92nd Academy Awards.
Robert Conrad, the rugged, contentious actor who starred in the hugely popular 1960s television series "Hawaiian Eye" and "The Wild, Wild West," has died. He was 84.
Orson Bean, a veteran actor known in the 1950s and 1960s for appearances on “The Twilight Zone” and other shows, then later as a panelist on TV game shows such as “To Tell the Truth,” died Friday night in Los Angeles, according to reports.
A public memorial for Kobe and Gianna Bryant, along with the seven other victims who died in a helicopter crash on a mountainside in Calabasas, will be held at Staples Center on Feb. 24.
A California man was arrested Wednesday after skipping his sexual assault trial to see a Michigan girl he met online, according to the Tuscola County Sheriff's Office.
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A team of researchers in California documenting how wildlife interacts with roadway structures has found a coyote and badger that appear to be close traveling companions.
Photos from the scene showed the bus parked at a Valero gas station at the base of the Grapevine section of the freeway.
The Los Angeles Police Department arrested a man accused of leading officers on a pursuit through the San Fernando Valley at high-speeds.
An estimated 335 firefighters from multiple agencies knocked down a blaze and rescued evacuees at a high-rise apartment building that did not contain a sprinkler system in the Sawtelle neighborhood of West Los Angeles, fire officials said.
A jet airliner carrying a reported 201 American evacuees from Wuhan, China landed at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County Wednesday morning.
A California man was sentenced to 1,015 years to life in prison after he was found guilty of 41 counts of child molestation.
The fight happened on Jan. 11 in front of the Target store on Contra Costa Boulevard in Pleasant Hill, Calif. police said.
As many people across Southern California and around the world continue paying their respects to former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant, many fans have gathered at a Ventura coffee shop and restaurant where unique drinks honoring the basketball legend are being served up.
Judith Broude died Jan. 21 and her husband, longtime Temple Sinai Rabbi Samuel Broude, suffered a stroke at her funeral, and died three days later.
Rising 13-year-old basketball star Gianna Bryant and her dad, retired NBA legend Kobe Bryant, were among the nine victims killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas Sunday morning, officials said.
Health officials confirmed the first case of coronavirus in Los Angeles County on Sunday.
Host Alicia Keys said she was feeling “crazy sad” about Bryant. She was joined on stage with Boyz II Men, who collectively sang “It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.”