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.
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.
Julia Rosen Los Angeles Times
Carol J. Williams NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden is too young to spend his life dodging extradition in remote foreign locales, Germany's justice minister said Tuesday in advising the fugitive to return to the United...
Carol Williams A special prosecutor appointed by the European Union to investigate allegations of war crimes by Kosovo Albanian leaders said he has found "compelling indications" of crimes against humanity,...
Matt Lewis President Barack Obama has emotionally checked out of his job a couple of years early, it seems.
Batsheva Sobelman Hostilities resumed Sunday in the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants unleashed rockets at Israel and the Israelis declared an end to a temporary truce.
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...
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...
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.
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.
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.