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May 25, 2024 at 1:59 AM

LA transit officials work to reduce crime and make commuters feel safe

ABC News’ Aaron Katersky reports on the surge of violent crimes on public transit, speaking with Los Angeles Metro’s former head of security who claims she was fired after raising safety concerns.
May 25, 2024 at 1:59 AM
VIDEO: LA transit officials work to reduce crime and make commuters feel safe
May 23, 2024 at 12:10 AM

Venice Beach gallery is empowering Asian American, local artists

Curator Yiwei Lu found a unique method to empower Asian American artists and local Venice Beach artists through special art combinations.
May 23, 2024 at 12:10 AM
VIDEO: Venice Beach gallery is empowering Asian American, local artists
May 17, 2024 at 7:27 PM

Fabio Sementilli's sister on his widow's arrest for his murder: 'He was deceived'

"The deceit is the hardest part," Mirella Sementilli told "20/20." "I was embarrassed and hurt for my brother because he loved her so much."
May 17, 2024 at 7:27 PM
VIDEO: Fabio Sementilli's sister on his widow's arrest for his murder: 'He was deceived'
May 16, 2024 at 11:43 PM

What friend says it was like at Los Angeles home of Fabio and Monica Sementilli

Elyse Bleuel remembered visiting Monica Sementilli's home, where she shared how "everything's really great" with the love of her life, Fabio Sementilli.
May 16, 2024 at 11:43 PM
What friend says it was like at Los Angeles home of Fabio and Monica Sementilli
May 16, 2024 at 11:43 PM

Famed hairstylist's son, sister recall learning of his death

Family and friends described the disbelief they felt after learning hair industry executive Fabio Sementilli was murdered in 2017 at his Los Angeles home.
May 16, 2024 at 11:43 PM
VIDEO: Famed hairstylist's son, sister recall learning of his death
May 16, 2024 at 11:14 PM

Los Angeles investigators connect man to scene of famed hairstylist's murder

Police saw Robert Baker's bandaged finger in a photo from Fabio Sementilli’s memorial and determined that his DNA matched blood found in Sementilli’s car.
May 16, 2024 at 11:14 PM
VIDEO: Los Angeles investigators connect man to scene of famed hairstylist's murder
May 15, 2024 at 1:20 AM

8 teens taken to hospital after ingesting marijuana edibles during school field trip

Eight teenagers got "acutely ill" after ingesting marijuana edibles during a field trip to the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, authorities said.
May 15, 2024 at 1:20 AM
Authorities respond to a medical emergency at the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles, May 15, 2024.
May 10, 2024 at 6:47 PM

Rise in mass transit crime has this city's officials searching for solutions

Los Angeles, like other major cities, has seen a surge in crime committed on buses, trains and mass transit hubs, according to statistics compiled by ABC News.
May 10, 2024 at 6:47 PM
Passengers travel on an A-line train in Los Angeles, California, US, Oct. 17, 2023.
1 month ago

Dozens injured after bus collides with Metro train in LA

At least 55 people were hurt, two critically, when a bus collided with a Metro train near Exposition Park, officials said.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Dozens injured after bus collides with Metro train in LA
1 month ago

LA DA files felony charges against suspect in break-in at Mayor Karen Bass' home

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascon has filed felony charges against the man accused of breaking into Mayor Karen Bass’ home on Sunday morning.
1 month ago
Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass speaks at a news conference to raise awareness for tenant rights, resources and investments ahead of the COVID rent debt repayment deadline on Aug. 1 at City Hall on Monday, July 31, 2023 (Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)
1 month ago

Suspect arrested in LA mayor's home alleged break in

Mayor Karen Bass was inside the home during alleged break in but was unharmed, according to her office.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Suspect arrested in LA mayor's home alleged break in
1 month ago

Woman fatally stabbed on train in Los Angeles, suspect detained: Police

A woman was fatally stabbed on a Metro train in Los Angeles early Monday, police said.
1 month ago
A woman was fatally stabbed on a Metro train in Los Angeles early Monday, police said.
1 month ago

Suspect arrested after break-in at Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass' home

A suspected intruder was arrested early Sunday morning after a break-in at the home of Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, according to police.
1 month ago
A suspected intruder was arrested early Sunday morning after a break-in at the home of Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass, according to police.
1 month ago

Universal Studios tram crash injures more than a dozen, park and fire officials say

A tram crash at Universal Studios injured 15 people, fire officials said.
1 month ago
Universal Studios Hollywood is seen in Los Angeles, on April 16, 2021, in this file photo.
1 month ago

Davis previews probe into sexual assault claims against LA County probation officers

Award-winning journalist Linsey Davis previews ABC News Live Prime’s investigation: "No One to Turn To: Who Guards the Guards," which examines claims of abuse at the hands of probation officers.
1 month ago
VIDEO: Davis previews probe into sexual assault claims against LA County probation officers
2 months ago

Thieves steal $30 million in Los Angeles heist

Thieves in Los Angeles pulled off a heist that netted $30 million, after hitting an unnamed San Fernando Valley money storage unit, according to police.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Thieves steal $30 million in Los Angeles heist
2 months ago

Massive heist in Los Angeles

Authorities are investigating what’s being called one of the city’s largest-ever cash heists, and it wasn’t at a bank. ABC News’ Derricke Dennis has the details.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Massive heist in Los Angeles
2 months ago

LA Times facing backlash for LSU-UCLA op-ed

The LA Times edited a previously published column about the LSU women’s basketball team after head coach Kim Mulkey called it “sexist” and “wrong.”
2 months ago
VIDEO: LA Times facing backlash for LSU-UCLA op-ed
2 months ago

Homeland Security raids Sean 'Diddy' Combs' LA and Miami homes

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with ABC News legal contributor Brian Buckmire on raids at the homes of Sean "Diddy" Combs as part of a sex trafficking probe.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Homeland Security raids Sean 'Diddy' Combs' LA and Miami homes
2 months ago

Feds raids Sean Combs' homes

Homeland Security agents executed search warrants on the hip-hop mogul's home in connection with a federal investigation.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Feds raids Sean Combs' homes
2 months ago

Diddy's Los Angeles, Miami homes raided by federal agents

Authorities said local law enforcement assisted with the raids.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Diddy's Los Angeles, Miami homes raided by federal agents
2 months ago

City bus carjacked, crashes into other cars and Ritz-Carlton Hotel

Los Angeles police say a suspect has been arrested after a city bus was carjacked overnight. The suspect crashed the bus and was later arrested.
2 months ago
VIDEO: City bus carjacked, crashes into other cars and Ritz-Carlton Hotel
2 months ago

Hollywood Walk of Fame honoree Dr. Dre reveals serious health battles

The rap legend opened up about his health battles since 2021. Neurologist Dr. Leah Kroll joins ABC News Live to share tips on recognizing stroke and aneurysm symptoms.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Hollywood Walk of Fame honoree Dr. Dre reveals serious health battles
2 months ago

LAPD cracks down on crime ‘tourists’

Los Angeles police have launched a new task force amid an “increase in burglaries from organized groups that are outside this country that are coming into the country” and “targeting high-end residents.”
2 months ago
VIDEO: LAPD cracks down on crime ‘tourists’
2 months ago

Cara Delevingne's LA home burns down

The singer and actress was not home during the incident that is currently under investigation.
2 months ago
VIDEO: Cara Delevingne's LA home burns down
2 months ago

These performers announced as headliners for Outloud Music Festival

The headliners have been revealed for Outloud Festival, a Pride-themed music event held in West Hollywood.
2 months ago
Kylie Minogue, Janelle Monae
2 months ago

Inside one of Hollywood's largest archives of movie history

The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures has become the premier location for filmmakers and movie fans alike to get up close and personal with millions of movie artifacts.
2 months ago
An exterior view of The Academy Museum, April 15, 2021, in Los Angeles.
3 months ago

Latino representation in Hollywood could generate $18 billion, says study

A new study by McKinsey & Company details the lack of representation in Hollywood and its financial impact. ABC News' Maria Elena Salinas speaks to an author of the report and actor John Leguizamo.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Latino representation in Hollywood could generate $18 billion, says study
3 months ago

LAPD releases body camera footage of fatal shooting of man holding plastic fork

LAPD Chief Michel Moore told the Police Commission last week he had "concerns relative to the actions of the officer involved."
3 months ago
The Los Angeles Police Department’s (LAPD) Force Investigation Division is investigating an Officer-Involved Shooting that occurred in Central Division on Feb. 3, 2024.
3 months ago

9 firefighters hurt, including 2 critically, after truck explosion

About nine firefighters are injured, including two who are in critical condition, following an explosion in Los Angeles, according to the LA Fire Department.
3 months ago
The tractor portion of a big rig is shown Feb. 15, 2024 in the Wilmington section of Los Angeles.
3 months ago

Stranded hikers rescued from California's Mount Baldy

Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies rescued a group of six hikers after they got stranded in the snow, authorities said.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Stranded hikers rescued from California's Mount Baldy
3 months ago

Firefighters hurt after tanker explodes

Nine Los Angeles firefighters were injured after they responded to a call of a tanker on fire.
3 months ago
VIDEO: Firefighters hurt after tanker explodes
4 months ago

Jennifer Garner honors Mark Ruffalo at Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony

We were treated to "13 Going on 30" reunion as Mark Ruffalo was presented with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Jennifer Garner honors Mark Ruffalo at Hollywood Walk of Fame ceremony
4 months ago

California's historic storm by the numbers

A second atmospheric river storm within one week is drenching California with heavy rain and life-threatening flooding and mudslides.
4 months ago
An aerial view of the Los Angeles River swollen by storm runoff as a powerful atmospheric river storm continues to impact southern California, Feb. 5, 2024, in Los Angeles.
4 months ago

Attempted kidnapping caught on camera, police say

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah has the details on a shocking video that police say catches an attempted kidnapping on camera.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Attempted kidnapping caught on camera, police say
4 months ago

Iconic film memorabilia being auctioned off

Brad Teplitsky of Studio Auctions drops by to share authentic Hollywood movie props from iconic films throughout the years.
4 months ago
VIDEO: Iconic film memorabilia being auctioned off
4 months ago

By The Numbers: Hollywood’s female industrymakers

A look behind the numbers of the women in film and entertainment who are dominating the silver screens and box offices with their blockbuster power.
4 months ago
VIDEO: By The Numbers: Hollywood’s female industrymakers
4 months ago

Reflecting on the 30th anniversary of the devastating Northridge Earthquake

ABC News’ Will Carr reflects on the Northridge Earthquake that devastated southern California in 1994 and what lessons it taught experts about earthquake planning.
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Willem Dafoe honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

Pedro Pascal and Patricia Arquette were among the stars who honored Dafoe at his star ceremony.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Willem Dafoe honored with star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
5 months ago

By the Numbers: Future of Women in Hollywood

A look at the numbers behind the underrepresented women and people of color in the film and television industries.
5 months ago
VIDEO: By the Numbers: Future of Women in Hollywood
5 months ago

Manhunt underway for robbery suspect in California

Police say a ring doorbell camera shows thieves robbing a family in their driveway.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Manhunt underway for robbery suspect in California
5 months ago

$30 million lawsuit filed against Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

Family members say a mother of two called 911 during a domestic dispute, but was shot and killed by a deputy responding to the call.
5 months ago
VIDEO: $30 million lawsuit filed against Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
5 months ago

Iconic Hollywood sign turns 100

Earlier this month, the Hollywood sign celebrated its 100th year of when the sign was initially illuminated. ABC News’ Jaclyn Lee explains.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Iconic Hollywood sign turns 100
5 months ago

Russian passenger arrested for flying without ticket, passport

The passenger allegedly flew from Denmark to Los Angeles without any documentation.
5 months ago
VIDEO: Russian passenger arrested for flying without ticket, passport
5 months ago

Suspect arrested after alleged antisemitic hate crime in Beverly Hills

Jarris Jay Silagi, 44, allegedly hurled antisemitic remarks and struck the elderly man on his head Saturday morning, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department.
5 months ago
Jarris Jay Silagi, 44, allegedly hurled antisemitic remarks and struck the elderly man on his head Saturday morning, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department.
6 months ago

Shohei Ohtani's $700 million move to the Dodgers

Shohei Ohtani revealed on Instagram that he's leaving the Los Angeles Angels for the Dodgers, plus his new 10-year $700 million contract, the largest contract ever in North American sports.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Shohei Ohtani's $700 million move to the Dodgers
6 months ago

Derek Hough reveals wife’s health scare

The ‘Dancing with the Stars’ Judge said his wife Haley suffered a cranial hematoma.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Derek Hough reveals wife’s health scare
6 months ago

Man suspected of killing 4 in Los Angeles charged with murder: District attorney

Los Angeles prosecutors charged a man with four counts of murder in connection with shootings that took place last week, including three unhoused men who were sleeping.
6 months ago
Jerrid Joseph Powell appears at an arraignment at Los Angeles superior court on Dec. 4, 2023.
6 months ago

Suspected serial killer charged with murder

A man is in custody in Los Angeles, suspected in the killings of three homeless men. Officials say the 33-year-old is also tied to a fourth homicide in the area.
6 months ago
VIDEO: Suspected serial killer charged with murder
6 months ago

How a suspected serial killer in Los Angeles was found

ABC News' Alex Stone and ABC News legal contributor Brian Buckmire join to talk about how a suspected serial killer was captured in Los Angeles.
6 months ago
VIDEO: How a suspected serial killer in Los Angeles was found