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June 30, 2022, 10:00 PM

93-year-old man shoots home intruder, fends off others near Los Angeles

A 93-year-old suburban Los Angeles homeowner, who a relative said was frustrated over being the victim of numerous home break-ins, shot and critically wounded a burglar.
June 30, 2022, 10:00 PM
93-year-old man shoots home intruder, fends off others
June 23, 2022, 6:14 PM

Woman, 2 dogs killed by lightning strike near Los Angeles

Police and paramedics arrived at the scene at San Gabriel Riverbed, where the woman and her dogs were found dead along the path, according to ABC News Los Angeles station KABC.
June 23, 2022, 6:14 PM
Woman, 2 dogs killed by lightning strike near Los Angeles
June 23, 2022, 11:02 AM

Woman, 2 dogs killed by lightning strike near Los Angeles

A woman and her dogs were killed by a lightning strike in Pico Rivera as thunderstorms pounded Southern California.
June 23, 2022, 11:02 AM
Woman, 2 dogs killed by lightning strike near Los Angeles
June 8, 2022, 3:34 AM

Man charged in LA hospital stabbing of doctor, nurses

Prosecutors have charged a man with attempted murder after they say he stabbed a doctor and two nurses inside a Southern California hospital emergency ward last week
June 8, 2022, 3:34 AM
1 month ago

LA City Council votes unanimously to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products

On Wednesday, the Los Angeles City Council banned the sale of tobacco products. including flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars.
1 month ago
California city restricts purchase of flavored tobacco products
1 month ago

4 people fall off cliff in Southern California, 1 dead

Authorities said four people fell off a cliff in Los Angeles County early Monday morning. One is reported dead and two are injured.
1 month ago
4 people fall off cliff in Southern California, 1 dead
1 month ago

Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack charged with attempted murder in separate incident

The suspect who allegedly rushed and tackled comedian Dave Chappelle on stage last month has been charged with attempted murder in a separate incident.
1 month ago
Suspect in Dave Chappelle attack charged with attempted murder in separate incident
1 month ago

Man shot outside Grand Central Market in Los Angeles

The victim died of a gunshot wound to the chest, police said.
1 month ago
Man shot outside Grand Central Market in Los Angeles
2 months ago

Los Angeles mother charged with killing 3 young children

The mother of three children who were found dead at their Los Angeles home over the weekend has been charged with murder
2 months ago
2 months ago

3 kids found dead in Los Angeles home, mother arrested

Police say three children were found dead at a Los Angeles home over the weekend and their mother and a teenager were arrested in the killings
2 months ago
2 months ago

Man who allegedly attacked Dave Chappelle identified

Suspect Isaiah Lee, 23, was taken into custody by LAPD and held on a charge of felony assault with a deadly weapon, after allegedly tackling the comedian onstage during a standup set at the Hollywood Bowl.
2 months ago
Man who allegedly attacked Dave Chappelle identified
2 months ago

Dave Chappelle attack investigation

Police said the suspect was in possession of a folding knife fashioned to look like a gun. ABC News’ Andrea Fujii has new details from the case.
2 months ago
Dave Chappelle attack investigation
2 months ago

Hollywood stars on a mission to save summer blockbusters

Cinema owners are hoping big budget epics like “Top Gun: Maverick” and Marvel’s “Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness” will help put theatergoers back in their seats.
2 months ago
Hollywood stars on a mission to save summer blockbusters
2 months ago

LA hospital sued for racism in death of Black mother

A man whose Black wife died shortly after giving birth to their second son has filed a civil rights lawsuit against Cedars-Sinai hospital alleging her death was the result of a culture of racism
2 months ago
2 months ago

Man tackles Dave Chappelle during Netflix performance

Comedian Dave Chappelle was tackled by an audience member with a knife. The man was stopped by security and eventually taken away in an ambulance.
2 months ago
Man tackles Dave Chappelle during Netflix performance
2 months ago

Remembering the Los Angeles riots 30 years later

Activist Lora King, daughter of Rodney King, reflects on changes since the 1992 uprising and the George Floyd protests of 2020.
2 months ago
Remembering the Los Angeles riots 30 years later
2 months ago

Uptick in 'follow home' robberies has LA on high alert

"Selling Sunset" star Christine Quinn opens up about an attempted burglary. But some question whether wealthier zip codes are getting outsized attention.
2 months ago
Uptick in 'follow home' robberies has LA on high alert
2 months ago

LA sheriff investigates how reporter obtained leaked video

The Los Angeles County sheriff disputed allegations he orchestrated the cover-up of an incident where a deputy knelt on a handcuffed inmate’s head for more than three minutes
2 months ago
3 months ago

Police: LA street gangs behind brazen 'follow-home' holdups

Los Angeles police say street gangs are behind brazen robberies in which people are followed home from fancy locations, tackled and robbed of expensive watches, cars or other goods
3 months ago
3 months ago

2 people, dog rescued from river as storm douses California

Two people and a dog were rescued from the rain-swollen Los Angeles River as a vigorous late-season storm moved through California
3 months ago
4 months ago

Los Angeles names its first female fire department chief

The Los Angeles City Council on Tuesday unanimously confirmed the appointment of Deputy Chief Kristin Crowley to be the first woman to lead the LA Fire Department
4 months ago
5 months ago

Los Angeles nun, 80, gets prison for $835,000 school theft

A Los Angeles nun who stole more than $800,000 to pay for a gambling habit has been sentenced to a year in federal prison
5 months ago
5 months ago

LA community gathers at vigil for 24-year-old slain at furniture store

A vigil was held in Los Angeles for 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer who was killed in the middle of the afternoon at a furniture store.
5 months ago
Community gathers at vigil for 24-year-old slain at furniture store
5 months ago

UCLA grad student Brianna Kupfer remembered by community at Hancock Park vigil

Kupfer was stabbed while she was at work at a furniture store.
5 months ago
UCLA grad student Brianna Kupfer remembered by community at Hancock Park vigil
5 months ago

Arrest made in stabbing death of UCLA student

A UCLA grad student was stabbed to death while she was working alone in a furniture store last week. Suspect Shawn Laval Smith was taken into custody, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
5 months ago
Arrest made in stabbing death of UCLA student
5 months ago

Authorities search for suspected killer of UCLA grad student

Police say 24-year-old Brianna Kupfer was stabbed to death while working alone at a high-end furniture store. Investigators believe the suspect came in through the front door and killed her.
5 months ago
Authorities search for suspected killer of UCLA grad student
5 months ago

Biden selects Los Angeles to host next Summit of Americas

The Biden administration has chosen Los Angeles to host a summit of leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean that is a key part of its outreach to a region increasingly being courted by U.S. adversaries such as Russia and China
5 months ago
5 months ago

Train derails near LA site of recent wave of cargo thefts

Crews are making railroad repair in Los Angeles after a train derailed near the location where thieves have been raiding cargo containers, leaving the tracks littered with empted boxes of packaged goods sent by retailers
5 months ago
6 months ago

Train robbed in Los Angeles

Authorities say that thieves have been raiding cargo containers for months. Police are increasing patrols in the area.
6 months ago
Train robbed in Los Angeles
6 months ago

Charges filed against 4 in slaying of off-duty LA cop

Federal prosecutors have charged four people in connection with the robbery and killing of an off-duty Los Angeles police officer and allege the suspects are tied to a street gang
6 months ago
6 months ago

RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan denied parole

California gov. Gavin Newsome denied Sirhan Sirhan, the man convicted of fatally shooting Robert F. Kennedy, parole on Thursday.
6 months ago
RFK assassin Sirhan Sirhan denied parole
6 months ago

Funeral held for teen killed by police in dressing room

Valentina Orellana-Peralta's tragic death has sparked calls for justice.
6 months ago
Community mourns the loss of teen girl killed by police in dress room
6 months ago

Pilot rescued from wreckage in LA moments before train hits

Police body-camera video shows a harrowing rescue in California, where a small plane crashed on railroad tracks shortly after takeoff from a suburban Los Angeles airfield
6 months ago
LA cops pull pilot from plane moments before train hits it
6 months ago

14-year-old girl shot by police remembered at LA funeral

Family, friends, civil rights activists and community members memorialized a 14-year-old girl shot and killed in a clothing store dressing room when Los Angeles police fired at a suspect and a bullet pierced a wall
6 months ago
6 months ago

Port of Los Angeles set to break cargo record in 2021

The port said it anticipates processing about 10.7 million Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs) this year, a 13% increase from its 2018 record.
6 months ago
Port of Los Angeles set to break cargo record in 2021
6 months ago

Rapper Drakeo the Ruler fatally stabbed at LA music festival

A West Coast rapper known as Drakeo the Ruler was fatally stabbed in an altercation at a Los Angeles music festival
6 months ago
Report: Stabbing of rapper shuts down LA music festival
6 months ago

Rapper Drakeo the Ruler fatally stabbed at concert in LA

The event was to feature dozens of high-profile artists, including Snoop Dogg, 50 Cent and more.
6 months ago
Rapper Drakeo the Ruler fatally stabbed at concert in LA
6 months ago

'SATC' actor Chris Noth accused of sexual assault

The Hollywood Reporter said two women have come forward with separate allegations of sexual abuse, but have not filed charges. Noth said both “encounters were consensual.”
6 months ago
'SATC' actor Chris Noth accused of sexual assault
7 months ago

Texas pipeline company charged in California oil spill

A Los Angeles federal grand jury has charged a Texas oil company and two subsidiaries for an oil spill off the California coast in October
7 months ago
7 months ago

Los Angeles police build bonds through Watts youth football

ABC News’ Will Carr reports on the Watts Rams, a football team coached by Los Angeles police who are helping team members on and off the field.
7 months ago
Los Angeles police build bonds through Watts youth football
7 months ago

Beverly Hills fights back against smash-and-grab robberies

Amid the rise of violence in the community and smash-and-grab robberies, here's how the city is taking action to keep products, property and people safe.
7 months ago
Beverly Hills fights back against smash-and-grab robberies
7 months ago

Smash-and-grab robberies are on the rise in Los Angeles

Police arrested 14 suspects in connection with a series of smash-and-grab robberies in the Los Angeles area.
7 months ago
Smash-and-grab robberies are on the rise in Los Angeles
7 months ago

Ex-LA utility head admits taking bribes in billing scandal

The former head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has agreed to plead guilty to taking bribes in a corruption scandal
7 months ago
7 months ago

Ex-LA utility head admits taking bribes in billing scandal

The former head of the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has agreed to plead guilty to taking bribes in a corruption scandal
7 months ago
7 months ago

Los Angeles police arrest 14 suspects in series of robberies

The suspects are linked to at least five smash-and-grab robberies and police arrested some after a high-speed chase. Authorities are increasing patrols in retail areas to crack down.
7 months ago
Los Angeles police arrest 14 suspects in series of robberies
7 months ago

Suspect arrested in murder of Hollywood executive's wife at couple's Beverly Hills home

Police have arrested a suspect in the murder of the wife of famed music executive Clarence Avant at the couple's Beverly Hills home.
7 months ago
Suspect arrested in murder of Hollywood executive's wife
7 months ago

Man arrested in death of Jacqueline Avant, music icon’s wife

A 29-year-old man has been arrested in the death of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, who was fatally shot at the Beverly Hills, California, home she shared with her husband, legendary music executive Clarence Avant
7 months ago
7 months ago

Wife of famed music executive murdered

Jacqueline Avant, the wife of Clarence Avant, was murdered during an apparent home invasion in Beverly Hills. Authorities are investigating motives and have not revealed suspects yet.
7 months ago
Wife of famed music executive murdered
7 months ago

Massive fire in LA commercial building

Over 100 firefighters fought the blaze that eventually caused the more than 80,000 square-foot building to collapse.
7 months ago
Massive fire in LA commercial building
7 months ago

Wife of music executive Clarence Avant killed in home invasion

Jacqueline Avant, the wife of a famed music executive Clarence Avant, was fatally shot during a possible home invasion in Beverly Hills, according to police.
7 months ago
Wife of music executive Clarence Avant killed in home invasion