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The decision on whether to seek the death penalty in the case against Paul Anthony Ciancia is ultimately up to Attorney General Eric Holder.
No injuries were reported.
The biological mother allegedly abducted them, but then she showed up Wednesday night disoriented and without the children.
An app was launched in Los Angeles County today that can connect a heart attack victim with someone nearby who knows CPR.
Robert Katherman Jr. is accused of conspiring with a Peninsula representative of the West Basin Water Municipal Water District.
Jeffrey Tidus, an attorney who also owned a toy store in Redondo Beach, was shot dead in his driveway.
They'll be making 19 stops throughout town. You're invited to join them.
Ronald C. Smith is accused of using about $20,000 public funds to pay for rent, boat repairs and his children’s tuition.
The temperature inside a vehicle left in the summer sun can rise nearly 34 degrees in 30 minutes.
When a thunderstorm is occurring, nowhere outdoors is safe from possible lightning strikes, so people should seek shelter.
Hee “Angela” Jung Mun pleaded guilty in 2012 to federal health care fraud charges stemming from the scheme that targeted elderly.
David Viens had jumped off Inspiration Point after learning that his wife's disappearance was being investigated as a homicide.
A man shot a peacock in the driveway of a home in the 27000 block of Eastvale Road on July 9, the spcaLA reports.
Victims are scattered throughout the Southland, from Rancho Palos Verdes and Hermosa Beach to Pasadena to Ontario.
Members of the family began screaming from Inspiration Point, saying there's somebody in the water.
A team of special divers was expected to continue the search today for an 18-year-old swimmer from Long Beach.
The divers scoured a cave with poor visibility in search of Joseph Sanchez of Long Beach, who is thought to have drowned while cliff jumping with friends,
Joseph Sanchez, 18, of Long Beach, was left on a rock by a friend who went to get help. He was never seen again. "Our divers began making dives at daybreak and will continue until sundown,"
John Gerlak was one of four people arrested this week.
Since July 1, Los Angeles County Fire Department lifeguards have made more than 50 ocean rescues, three of which were major.