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1 year 7 months ago

UPDATE: Feds finish interview with Calif. filmmaker linked to anti-Islamic movie

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Authorities say federal probation officers have interviewed a Southern California filmmaker linked to an anti-Islamic movie inflaming protests across the Middle East. A Los Angeles County Sheriff's spokesman said early Saturday that 55-year-old Nakoula Basseley Nakoula was interviewed at the department's Los Cerritos station. Deputy Don...

1 year 10 months ago

Cops investigating Lindsay Lohan car crash

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) -- Police say they are investigating a car crash involving actress Lindsay Lohan on coastal highway near Los Angeles. Santa Monica Police Sgt. Candice Cobarrubias says Lohan was involved a crash around 11:45 a.m. on the Pacific Coast Highway. Officers continue to investigate the accident...

2 years 3 months ago

Police investigate new round of car fires

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Several more cars burned in suspected arson attacks in the Los Angeles area early Saturday morning, and authorities are investigating whether they were connected to nearly two dozen deliberately set blazes a day earlier. Police say seven or eight cars burned in the North Hollywood area....

2 years 8 months ago

Comedians rally in support of Jerry Lewis

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Jerry Lewis' separation from the Muscular Dystrophy Association is not a laughing matter for some comedians. Paul Rodriguez, Larry Miller, Tom Dreesen, Norm Crosby and others have joined in support of Lewis; the 85-year-old comedian who the MDA says is no longer its national chairman...

2 years 9 months ago

'Transformers' shape up with year's best weekend

LOS ANGELES (AP) - "Transformers" robots have lost some of their money-making power but still have delivered the biggest opening weekend domestically so far this year. Distributor Paramount Pictures said Sunday that "Transformers: Dark of the Moon" took in $97.4 million domestically in its first weekend. That beat the...

2 years 10 months ago

Cal and Illinois probe robosigning allegations

LOS ANGELES (AP) - The top prosecutors in California and Illinois are investigating allegations that one of the nation's largest mortgage processing companies engaged in the illegal practice of "robosigning" - signing thousands of foreclosure documents without checking their accuracy. The attorneys general of both states said Wednesday that...

2 years 10 months ago

Local derby team doesn't place

Despite their history of strong performances in the Red Bull Soapbox Derby races, a team from Colorado Springs did not find the winner's stand this weekend in Los Angeles. Team Gnomeo, consisting of Al and Tamara Brody and their neighbors Mitch Brown and Sandie Kiddie, spent two months constructing...

3 years 8 months ago

President Obama politicking, raising money

President Barack Obama is touching nearly every region of the country to stir up cash and attention for Democrats, launching a three-day trip. Obama will spend the heart of his Monday in Wisconsin, raising money for gubernatorial candidate Tom Barrett and other Wisconsin Democrats. He will cap his...

3 years 8 months ago

California bus crash leaves 6 dead

A Greyhound bus traveling to Sacramento from Los Angeles crashed on a state highway in California's Central Valley, killing five and injuring many others. A sixth person later dies at the hospital. California Highway Patrol Officer Michelle Sigmond says the bus driver swerved to avoid another crash and slammed...

3 years 10 months ago

Turbulence injures 10 on London to LA flight

Ten people suffered injuries, including broken bones, during severe turbulence on a flight from London to Los Angeles that was diverted to Montreal. United Airlines spokeswoman Sarah Massier says United Flight 935 reported severe turbulence over the Atlantic Ocean Tuesday and landed in Montreal around 1:15 p.m. The airline...

3 years 11 months ago

Safe emergency landing after fire in cockpit

A fire in the cockpit of a United Airlines flight from New York to Los Angeles caused an emergency landing outside Washington, a spokeswoman for the Federal Aviation Administration said. The fire aboard the Boeing 757 was extinguished before the plane landed Sunday night at Dulles International Airport and...

3 years 11 months ago

Students track alleged bus groper

Los Angeles schoolgirls have been complaining for months to deputies patrolling transit lines about a man who allegedly had fondled, groped and felt them up while they road buses to and from school. Deputies have been searching high and low for the man. Thursday morning the manhunt ended...

4 years 2 months ago

Groom sentenced for bride's cliff death

A man who killed his newlywed wife by throwing her off a cliff in suburban Los Angeles has been sentenced to 25 years to life in prison. Brandon Manai was sentenced Thursday in Torrance. He was convicted in December of first-degree murder for killing 24-year-old Julie Rosas in 2005...

4 years 2 months ago

Los Angeles evacuations continue

Evacuations are still in effect for more than 500 foothill homes in Southern California even though the storm that spawned them is petering out. Authorities say the threat of a mudslide remains in La Canada Flintridge, La Crescenta, Acton and two canyons in the Angeles National Forest. No...

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