May 7, 2016

Plan approved for L.A. soccer venue

The City Council on Friday approved plans to build a $250 million stadium for Major League Soccer’s expansion Los Angeles Football Club. The council voted 12-0 to move forward with the 22,000-seat stadium on the site of the old Sports Arena next to the ...

Closing arguments begin in LA 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial

May 3, 2016

Closing arguments begin in LA 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial

The “Grim Sleeper” trial was nearly over Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer targeting black women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic on the south side of Los Angeles. Lonnie Franklin Jr., 63, faces the death penalty if convicted of killing ...

Mar 7, 2016

Rams' Tre Mason subdued by stun gun during arrest

Los Angeles Rams running back Tre Mason was subdued with a stun gun twice when he refused to cooperate with officers who were arresting him in South Florida for reckless driving and marijuana possession, police in Hollywood, Florida, said Sunday. Mason refused orders to ...

Three stabbed at Ku Klux Klan gathering in California

Feb 28, 2016

Three stabbed at Ku Klux Klan gathering in California

Three people were stabbed Saturday, one critically, after a small group of Ku Klux Klan members staging an anti-immigrant rally in Southern California clashed with a larger gathering of counter-protesters, police said. The violence erupted shortly after noon in Anaheim’s Pearson Park, about 3 ...

Bach praises all four bids submitted to host 2024 Olympics

Feb 18, 2016

Bach praises all four bids submitted to host 2024 Olympics

The IOC praised the four cities bidding for the 2024 Olympics on Wednesday for relying heavily on existing and temporary facilities to cut costs and avoid white elephants. Los Angeles, Paris, Rome and Budapest, Hungary, delivered their first detailed bid files to the IOC ...

Feb 17, 2016

Candidates set to present 2024 plans

The race to host the 2024 Olympic Games gets under way in earnest Wednesday, with the four bid cities — Budapest, Los Angeles, Paris and Rome — presenting their initial candidature files to the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The first step in an 18-month ...