Alexandra Zavis and Batsheva Sobelman Shelter in northern Gaza has been shelled, causing "multiple deaths and injuries," according to a spokesman for the UN refugee agency.
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.
Michael Idato Everyone else has alarm clocks. The city of Los Angeles has earthquakes.
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...
Michael Idato and Alexandra Smith Gunman in custody after opening fire in LA airport in an attack reportedly on security guards.
The Los Angeles Police Department's Counter Terrorism and Special Operations Bureau conducted a counter terrorism excersie in downtown Los Angeles, California.
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.
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''.
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.
A teenage US pilot attempting to set a round-the-world flight record for charity has died in a Pacific Ocean crash that also killed his father.
David Schwartz An Arizona inmate took almost two hours to die by lethal injection and "gasped and snorted" before succumbing in the latest botched execution to raise questions about the death penalty in the United...
An Israeli soldier is missing in the Gaza Strip and presumed dead, local media quoted the military as saying on Tuesday, two days after the Islamist Hamas group announced it had captured a soldier...
Sergei Loiko Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday again sidestepped any blame for the last week's downing of a Malaysian jet and demanded that international teams be ensured safe access to the crash site.
Robyn Dixon Nigerian militants have attacked a village in north-eastern Nigeria, killing many civilians, according to local officials and residents cited in Nigerian media.
Riley Snyder Computer giant Dell announced that it will begin accepting bitcoin as payment, making the Texas-based company the largest business to accept the virtual currency.
David Willman Whoever fired the surface-to-air missile that brought down a passenger jet over eastern Ukraine would have needed extensive training to execute the mission, according to military experts.
Barbara Liston A Florida jury has awarded the widow of a chain smoker who died of lung cancer 18 years ago punitive damages of more than $25 billion in her lawsuit against America's second-biggest cigarette maker.
Veronica Rocha Two picnic baskets packed with 67 live giant African snails were seized by federal authorities at Los Angeles International Airport, authorities said on Monday.
Sandhya Somashekhar The first large-scale government survey measuring Americans’ sexual orientation found that 1.6 per cent of adults self-identify as gay or lesbian, and 0.7 per cent consider themselves bisexual.
Maura Dolan A federal judge in Los Angeles has ruled that California's death penalty violates the United States Constitution's ban on cruel and unusual punishment.