Los Angeles port welcomes massive rubber duck

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The Port of Los Angeles is welcoming an unusual visitor – the world’s biggest bath toy…

Mom arrested for DUI after crash that kills son

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A woman whose car went off a Southern California road, killing her 7-year-old son and injuring two other people…

4 people, dog found dead inside California home

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Authorities say four people and a dog have been found stabbed to death inside a Southern California home….

Teen held after USC death charged with 7 felonies

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Five teenagers who were arrested for beating of a USC graduate student has been charged with other crimes…

Chinese student drowns at US host family’s pool

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Police say a Chinese exchange student has drowned in his California host family’s pool…

Boy, 3, dies after climbing into hot car in LA

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Los Angeles police say a 3-year-old boy has died after climbing into a car during scorching weather….

Parents of slain USC student urge better security

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Four U.S. teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a Chinese graduate student with a baseball bat…

Five people arrested in connection with USC student’s death

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Five people have been arrested in connection with the death of USC graduate engineering student Xinran Ji…

One dead after lightning affects 14 in California

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A 20-year-old man died after lightning struck or shook up 14 people at a popular Los Angeles beach and a golf course…

Long Beach man, 80, fatally shoots burglar

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An 80-year-old Long Beach man says he shot and killed a woman he caught burglarizing his home…

Parents stabbed while sleeping; son arrested

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Authorities have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of stabbing his parents while they were sleeping…

Four found dead in Southern California house

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Authorities say four people were found dead Tuesday in a home in suburban Mission Viejo…

Mother held on suspicion of killing 3 daughters

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Authorities say they’ve arrested a woman on suspicion of killing her three young daughters at a Southern California home…

Five killed when van smashes into car in California

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A family of five killed Sunday in Hesperia when a van veered into oncoming traffic and slammed into their car…

Four dead in Southern California murder-suicide

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Authorities say a 28-year-old man shot and killed three members of a Southern California family before turning the gun on himself…

Deadly car accidents in SoCal and Florida

A suspected drunk driver sped the wrong way on a Southern California freeway…

California man describes night wife cut off penis

The estranged husband of a woman charged with severing his penis said it was as though his life ended the evening of the attack…

At least 3 dead in California shooting spree

A 25-minute shooting spree through Southern California left at least three dead and others wounded before the shooter killed himself, police said Tuesday…

Hundreds of tips come to search for Christopher Dorner

Hundreds of tips are pouring in to the Los Angeles police department in the search for Christopher Dorner…

One million reward for LA ex-police officer

There’s a million-dollar reward for the capture and conviction of a renegade ex-police officer…

Search continues for LA ex-cop

The search continues for Dorner. They still have aerial searches, ground searches, and door-to-door searches going on…

At least 8 people killed in California bus crash

A tour bus carrying dozens of people from Tijuana, Mexico, crashed in the mountains of Southern California…killing at least eight…

FBI: 4 US men charged in alleged terror plot

Four Southern California men have been charged with plotting to kill Americans and destroy U.S. targets overseas by joining al-Qaida and the Taliban in Afghanistan…

3 dead after 5 family members shot in California

Five members of the same family were shot and three of them died in connected attacks at a business and residence in a Los Angeles suburb, police said…

California surfer killed in shark attack

A surfer was killed Tuesday by a shark off a beach at Vandenberg Air Force Base in southern California, authorities said…

Charges expected in Calif. homeless killings

A Southern California district attorney’s office is expected to announce the filing of criminal charges against an Iraq war veteran suspected in the stabbing death of four homeless men…