A school in Los Angeles went into lockdown on Friday after a mountain lion was spotted roaming its campus.Read the full story ›
Shehada Issa, 69, has been charged with one count of premeditated murder as a hate crime in relation to the death of his son Amir.Read the full story ›
The electrician, who was only on his second day on the job, reportedly plummeted some 800ft before landing on a passing car below.Read the full story ›
A lion famed for walking past the landmark Hollywood sign is the prime suspect in a 14-year-old koala's killing after being caught on CCTV.Read the full story ›
A brawl involving several women broke out on an plane after two intoxicated women began blasting music and refused to turn it down.Read the full story ›
Actor Will Ferrell has confirmed himself as a co-owner of Major League Soccer's latest franchise Los Angeles FC.Read the full story ›
More than 1,000 schools in the Los Angeles area have been forced to close due to a "safety threat".
All schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District were ordered to shut because of the threat.
Around 640,000 students go to school in the area, from kindergarten through to 12th grade.
The FBI has been notified of the threat, the validity of which is still being investigated.
Teachers were asked to stay at home, with employers urged to show the "maximum possible flexibility".
Police examine the home of Gene Simmons, but the rocker and his family are not suspects in the probe into an alleged crime at the property.Read the full story ›
A white Los Angeles police officer has been found guilty of assault for kicking and shoving a handcuffed black woman who later died after complaining that she could not breathe.
Officer Mary O'Callaghan had been charged with 'assault under color of authority' but not with the subsequent death of 35-year-old Alesia Thomas
O'Callaghan, 50, faces up to three years in prison when she is sentenced on July 23.
The coroner's office determined acute cocaine intoxication played a major role in Thomas' death.
Thomas' family welcomed the verdict and in a statement they said: "This is another step in the continued struggle to obtain full justice for her children."
Alaska Airlines has issued a statement after its LA bound flight 448 had to return to Seattle to make an emergency landing after a ramp agent was "found inside the front cargo hold".
Immediately after takeoff, the pilot of Alaska Airlines flight 448, bound for Los Angeles, reported hearing banging from beneath the aircraft. The captain immediately returned to Seattle, declaring an emergency for priority landing. The aircraft was in the air for 14 minutes.
After landing, a ramp agent was found inside the front cargo hold, which is pressurized and temperature controlled. The ramp agent appeared okay, and was transported to the hospital as a precaution. We are actively investigating the matter.