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Los Angeles bus driver quarantined after passenger yells 'I have Ebola!'

Veronica Rocha Metro driver in Los Angeles has been quarantined and the bus he was operated taken out of service after a masked passenger began yelling, "Don't mess with me, I have Ebola!"

One dead, several injured after lightning strike in Venice Beach, Los Angeles

A man is treated by a paramedics after a lightning strike in the water in Venice, California.

One man was killed and at least eight others were hurt when lightning from a rare band of summer thunderstorms struck Venice beach in Los Angeles on a busy Sunday afternoon.

38,000 litres of crude oil spills into Los Angeles suburb from ruptured pipe

Jason Wells Firefighters have revised the size of a crude oil spill early Thursday in Los Angeles suburb of Atwater Village down to 37854 litres, after initial estimates put it at 189,270 litres.

Earthquake rocks Los Angeles, scares news anchors during broadcast

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Michael Idato Everyone else has alarm clocks. The city of Los Angeles has earthquakes.

Grandmother allegedly froze to death in Los Angeles hospital morgue

Lindsey Bever An 80-year-old grandmother was allegedly still alive when she was zipped up in a body bag and put in the hospital morgue’s freezer — where she tried unsuccessfully to escape and froze to...

One dead and seven injured after gunman opens fire at Los Angeles airport

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Michael Idato and Alexandra Smith Gunman in custody after opening fire in LA airport in an attack reportedly on security guards.

Counter terrorism drill in downtown Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 06: Actors pretending to be terror suspects wearing suicide vests confront Los Angeles Police Department officers from the Counter Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau during a drill involving a response to threats of a weapon of mass destruction on June 6, 2013 in downtown Los Angeles, California. The realistic counterterrorism drill began with an explosion with law enforcement officers firing blank ammunition at pretend suspects as police helicopters with sharp shooters were flying low among downtown office towers. The counter terrorism exercise was part of the 2013 National Homeland Security Associations conference at the Bonaventure Hotel.   Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP

The Los Angeles Police Department's Counter Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau conducted a counter terrorism excersie in downtown Los Angeles, California.

Los Angeles on edge after another night of violence in wake of Trayvon Martin case

Los Angeles Police Department officers in riot gear

Los Angeles' mayor has announced the deployment of extra police to prevent more violent protests over the Trayvon Martin trial, after 14 people were arrested in a second night of unrest.

Sky's the conduit as 'carmageddon' hits Los Angeles

UNITED STATES In the movies it has been hit by meteors and attacked by aliens but now Los Angeles is preparing for what officials are describing as ''carmageddon''.

Drunk driver jailed for 51 years for death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart

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The young motorist convicted of murder for driving drunk in the car crash that killed Los Angeles Angels pitcher Nick Adenhart has been sentenced to 51 years to life in a US jail.

Cruise ship forced to return to Texas, US passenger negative for Ebola

The Carnival cruise ship Carnival Magic is seen in port in Galveston, Texas, on October 19, 2014. It was forced to return to shore after fears a passenger, a lab worker, had contracted Ebola.

A cruise ship carrying a lab worker suspected of contact with Ebola has returned to Texas, as US media reported the woman had tested negative for the deadly disease.

Top US central banker Janet Yellen speaks out on income inequality

Janet Yellen, chair of the US Federal Reserve, has spoken out about income inequality.

Jim Puzzanghera Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen raised alarms Friday about rising income inequality in the US, saying it "greatly" concerned her and suggested the trend was incompatible with American values.

Secret US space plane lands after nearly two years in orbit

Back from orbit: The US Air Force's first unmanned re-entry spacecraft landed at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California after 22 months in orbit.

Steve Gorman A secret mission by robotic space plane X-37B is over and the craft has returned safely after 22 months, the Air Force says.

One huge addition to Manhattan's skyline

New York When viewers tune in to The Tonight Show these days, besides Jimmy Fallon's huge smile and the Afro of his bandleader, Questlove, they are met by a remarkably realistic Manhattan skyline.

Obama the invisible man ahead of US mid-term elections

Beyond Obama: Kentucky candidate for the US Senate Alison Lundergan Grimes campaigns in the company of Hillary Clinton, but won't say whether she voted for Barack Obama in 2008 and 2012.

Nick O'Malley It was an act of rejection of almost biblical proportions. Asked three times whether she had voted for Barack Obama, a Democratic candidate three times ducked the question.

Ebola: Frontier jet made five flights before being taken out of service

Frontier Airlines planes wait at their gates for the next batch of passengers at Denver airport.

Hugo Martin Frontier Airlines said on Wednesday it had thoroughly cleaned a plane that carried a Dallas health care worker the day before an Ebola diagnosis.

Social media storm brews over police brutality

Heavy-handed? A polceman at riots in St Louis Missouri.

Nick O'Malley Footage of police violence against black citizens has threaded itself through social media and onto mainstream news broadcasts and front pages, while in the background, constantly, has been the...

Ebola crisis: Texas hospital defends actions

Under fire: Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas is on the defensive over its handling of an Ebola patient.

Geoffrey Mohan Criticisms are swirling over the handling of an Ebola-infected patient in Texas, with suggestions equipment, procedures and guidance were inadequate.

Woman who spent 17 years in jail is innocent of murder, LA judge rules

Susan Mellen rejoices after a judge exonerated of her of murder in Torrance, California on Friday.

Corina Knoll Describing the case as a failure of the criminal justice system, a Los Angeles County judge on Friday threw out the murder conviction of a woman who has spent more than 17 years behind bars.

Twitter troll who hounded McCanns was educated churchgoing matron

Elizabeth Grice The case of Brenda Leyland, found dead after being outed as an obsessive Twitter abuser of Kate and Gerry McCann, confounds stereotypes.