In Other News

South Pasadena man who admitted killing his son to be sentenced today

By Ruby Gonzales|

LA County strikes deal with cities to ‘streamline’ homeless services

Hoping to place thousands of homeless people into affordable housing regionwide, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted Tuesday to partner with all cities across the county that step up and help in the effort. A motion introduced by s...

By Susan Abram|


  • Automotive accidents

    Woman dies after Monday night crash in Wrigley, Long Beach police say

    A female driver who did not appear to be wearing her seat belt died Monday night after crashing her vehicle into a parked car, Long Beach police officials reported. Police did not release the 72-year-old victim’s name, pending notification of her family. The crash happened shortly after 9:30 p.m. Monday in the 2200 block of...

    Andrew Edwards

  • Public health

    Canter’s among 10 LA restaurants forced to close for cockroaches, other health hazards

    Ten restaurants in Los Angeles were temporarily closed last week due to major public health hazards. Between Aug. 6 and Aug. 12, those facilities had their health permits suspended for cockroach, rodent and fly infestations and a lack of hot water, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department. Restaurants and markets whose permits are suspended must close until another inspection determines the problems have been fixed. Closures can occur during...

    Stephanie K. Baer

  • Shootings

    Police arrest suspected gang member in North Long Beach shooting

    Long Beach police arrested a 24-year-old suspected gang member last week in connection with a shooting in North Long Beach, according to authorities. Police allege the 24-year-old shot at a man in his 40s after an argument on Aug. 12 around 8:40 p.m. in the 5400 block of Paramount Boulevard. The gunfire missed, but the gunman...

    Jeremiah Dobruck

  • Executive branch

    Where and when to watch President Donald Trump’s Arizona rally on TV and the Internet

    President Donald Trump won the White House, took the oath of office and has been serving as president since Jan. 20. But he hasn’t stopped holding rallies in Trump strongholds across the country. The campaigning continues Tuesday after a difficult week for the White House that saw Trump’s “very fine people” comment about a Charlottesville, Virginia, white supremacist rally end with the dissolution of the president’s business councils and...

    Steve Rosenberg

  • Homicide

    Amber Alert continues for boy, 9, abducted after Santa Maria homicide

    LOS ANGELES — A car believed to have been used in the abduction of a 9-year-old boy in Santa Maria, prompting an Amber Alert in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties, was found abandoned today, but the child and the suspect remained missing and were believed to be traveling in another vehicle. According to the Santa Maria Police Department, Daniel Morozov was abducted at 8:39 p.m. Monday following a fatal shooting in Santa Maria in Santa Barbara County by 48-year-old...

    City News Service|

  • Driving under the influence

    Long Beach DUI checkpoint on PCH nets 3 arrests

    Long Beach police arrested two people on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol during a checkpoint Friday night, according to the department. Officers screening cars also arrested a third person on an outstanding warrant and wrote 15 citations for driving without a license or other traffic violations, authorities said in a news release. In all, 324 cars passed through the checkpoint at Pacific Coast Highway and 2nd Street between 6 p.m. Friday and 2 a.m. Saturday,...

    Jeremiah Dobruck

  • War and unrest

    Trump vows continued fight in Afghanistan

    WASHINGTON — Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan, declaring U.S. troops must “fight to win.” He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America’s longest war. In a prime-time address to unveil his new Afghanistan strategy, Trump said Monday the U.S. would shift away from a “time-based” approach, instead...

    By JOSH LEDERMAN and ROBERT BURNS Associated Press|

  • Maritime accidents

    US says some remains of sailors found on USS John McCain

    SINGAPORE — Navy divers searching a flooded compartment of the USS John S. McCain found remains of some of the 10 sailors missing in a collision between the warship and an oil tanker, the U.S. Pacific Fleet commander said Tuesday as he promised a full investigation. Adm. Scott Swift also said at a news conference in Singapore, where the McCain is now docked, that Malaysian officials had found one body, but it had yet to be identified and it was unknown whether it was a crew...

    By ANNABELLE LIANG Associated Press|

  • Rail accidents

    Commuter train crash injures dozens in Pennsylvania

    UPPER DARBY, Pa. (AP) — A commuter train crashed into a parked train at a suburban Philadelphia terminal early Tuesday morning, injuring dozens of passengers and the train’s operator, a transit spokeswoman said. None of the 42 people hurt in the crash suffered life-threatening injuries, said Heather Redfern, a spokeswoman for the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. “Some were considered walking wounded,” she said. An inbound Norristown...


  • Traffic

    Uber and Lyft drivers to protest low pay at LAX

    LOS ANGELES — A demonstration planned by ride sharing drivers at Los Angeles International Airport is expected to cause some traffic delays at the Central Terminal Area today. The demonstration organized by Uber and Lyft drivers over their pay does not have anything directly to do with LAX. It is scheduled to take place from noon through 2 p.m. in the rideshare pick-up and drop-off area “A” on the upper/departures level between Terminals 1 and 2. Los Angeles...

    City News Service|

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