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  • Rocket launchers, military weapons left at L.A. gun buyback

     
    Two rocket launchers and 75 assault weapons were collected Wednesday as part of Los Angeles' gun buyback program. "Those are weapons of war, weapons of death," LAPD Chief Charlie Beck said, motioning to a selection of military-style weapons on a......
  • Judge says Times can argue for release of full church abuse files

     
    Media organizations will be allowed to argue against redactions in secret church files that are due to be made public as part of a historic $660-million settlement between the Los Angeles Archdiocese and alleged victims of sexual abuse by priests,......
  • Hundreds gather in Pasadena to honor slain youth coach

     
    About 400 people gathered Thursday evening at the steps of Pasadena City Hall to mourn a youth sports coach killed by stray gunfire on Christmas morning in Pasadena. Victor McClinton, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department technician, was...
  • Montebello settles with developer over controversial housing project

     
    City officials in Montebello announced Thursday that a developer has agreed to repay the city $1.3 million to settle a lawsuit over a proposed affordable housing project that became a flashpoint for questions about political corruption and mismanagement...
  • Oxnard mother suspected of leaving newborn in strawberry field

     
    An Oxnard woman who allegedly gave birth in a strawberry field and left the newborn to die has been booked on suspicion of murder, according to the Ventura County Sheriff's Department. Authorities believe Rosalba Moran, 20, of Oxnard delivered the......
  • San Diego woman admits drowning autistic son

     
    A 37-year-old San Diego woman, sobbing uncontrollably, pleaded guilty Thursday to 2nd-degree murder for drowning her 4-year-old autistic son in the bathtub of the family home. Patricia Corby was so overwhelmed by the task of caring for her son that......
  • L.A. city official hands new victory to Chinatown Wal-Mart

     
    A high-level official in the L.A. city planning department has handed a key victory to Wal-Mart, rejecting a request to throw out building permits for a hotly contested grocery store in Chinatown....
  • Ex-Cudahy official gets probation, not prison, in pot bribe case

     
    A former official in the southeast Los Angeles County city of Cudahy was sentenced to five years probation Monday -- far less than the prison term prosecutors recommended -- for his part in taking $17,000 in bribes from a man......
  • L.A. gun buyback nets 2,037 firearms, including 75 assault weapons

     
    A one-day gun buyback event in Los Angeles on Wednesday gathered 2,037 firearms, including 75 assault weapons and a rocket launcher, officials said. The total was nearly 400 more weapons than were collected in a similar buyback earlier this year.......
  • Allentown to save $45,000 annually by dumping Verizon

     
    Here’s some good news for the doomiest and gloomiest among you. Allentown is poised to save at least $45,000 annually for the next five years after rebidding its contract for telephone service. The new contract with Service Electric Telephone will...
  • Clendenin running away with FDP chairmanship?

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Leon County Democratic activist Jon Ausman last night sent out to reporters a spreadsheet tracking the announced endorsements for Alan Clendenin and Allison Tant in their race for the Florida Democratic Party chairmanship. It...
  • L.A. Now Live: Should Santa Monica crack down on beach fitness craze?

     
    It's the stereotypical Southern California scene: beach yoga and toned bodies marching in unison to a muscular personal trainer. But in Santa Monica, city officials are weighing whether one of its most popular beachfront parks should be be an oversized --...