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Human Remains Found in Rubble of One of Two Los Angeles Fires

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Remains of a man were found in the rubble of one of two major fires in Los Angeles during the weekend, authorities said Sunday. The remains were found shortly after noon as firefighters continued to cool …

Driver in LA Crash that Killed 5 Charged with Murder

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The driver suspected of causing a fiery crash that killed five people and an 8 1/2-month-old fetus was charged Monday with murder. Nicole Lorraine Linton was charged with six counts of murder and five counts of …

UCLA Classes to Resume After Lecturer Arrested Over Threats

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Classes were scheduled to resume Wednesday at the University of California, Los Angeles after a former lecturer was arrested on suspicion of threatening violence against the school in online videos and an 800-page document sent via …

Firefighters Advance on Blaze that Shut California Highway

CASTAIC, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters were making progress on a wildfire that jumped across a Southern California freeway and spread across dry hillsides while a new blaze forced residents of a Northern California community to evacuate. The fire broke out …

Homemade Fireworks Explode, Injuring 17 in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A cache of homemade fireworks exploded as it was being destroyed by a bomb squad, flipping and damaging cars, smashing windows in homes and injuring 17 people including police officers, authorities said. It could take days …

Marijuana Growing Equipment May Have Caused LA Explosion

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Equipment from a marijuana grow in a Los Angeles home’s garage may have caused an explosion that shattered the structures, trapping one man in the debris and sending another to the hospital with critical burn injuries, …

Fire Visible Across Los Angeles Burns Commercial Yard, Buses

COMPTON, Calif. (AP) — A huge fire visible across Los Angeles burned stacks of pallets in a commercial yard and buses parked in a neighboring lot early Friday. The inferno erupted in Compton before dawn and created a massive column …

Watch Out Los Angeles: Feds Calculate Riskiest, Safest Places In U.S.

Spending her life in Los Angeles, Morgan Andersen knows natural disasters all too well. In college, an earthquake shook her home hard. Her grandfather was affected by recent wildfires in neighboring Orange County. “It’s just that constant reminder, `Oh yeah, …

Los Angeles Company Charged Over Deteriorating Oil Wells

LOS ANGELES — An oil and gas exploration company in Los Angeles has been charged with more than two dozen criminal counts after allegedly flouting a state order and failing to properly abandon its oil wells. Los Angeles City Attorney …

From New York to Houston, Flood Risk For Real Estate Hubs Ramps Up

The number of properties in the United States in danger of flooding this year is 70% higher than government data estimates, research released on Monday shows, with at-risk hot spots in Houston, New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. The higher …