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Mexican man’s widow sues, says immigration detention facility staff ignored pleas for help

A lawsuit accuses an Otay Mesa immigration jail of ignoring the repeated pleas for medical attention for a Mexican man, causing him to die of pneumonia weeks later.

Churches answer call to offer immigrants sanctuary in an uneasy mix of politics and compassion

Driven by Trump’s immigration policies, congregations across the state are mobilizing to shield immigrants from deportation.

After its rainiest winter on record, L.A. braces for heat

Warm weather is in store for Southern California this weekend.

Ex-San Diego mayor's lawsuit says sidewalk fall ruptured wife's breast implants

Former San Diego Mayor Roger Hedgecock and his wife are suing the city over a 2015 fall she took on a damaged sidewalk that allegedly ruptured her silicone breast implants

Irvine mother and daughter accused of operating a national prostitution ring

Three women from Orange County and San Bernardino County were arrested this week on suspicion of operating a national prostitution ring.

Spoiled food and moldy showers: Poor conditions for immigrant detainees in O.C. jail, report says

Hundreds of immigrant detainees housed in Orange County’s largest detention facility have been served foul, slimy lunch meat; use moldy showers; and contend with inoperable phones, a report says.

Video shows California officer yanking driver's arm before fatal shooting

A new video depicting the moments before a fatal police standoff this week shows a motorist reaching behind his back just before a shot was fired.

Police arrests are plummeting across California, fueling alarm and questions

In 2013, something changed on the streets of Los Angeles. Police officers began making fewer arrests. The following year, the number of arrests dipped even lower and has continued to fall.

Harrison Ford won't face disciplinary action for landing on a taxiway at John Wayne Airport

Actor Harrison Ford will face no disciplinary action for mistakenly landing on a taxiway at John Wayne Airport

'We will be adrift again': War veterans, refugees face uncertain future with sale of their Little Saigon mobile home park

Vietnam War veterans and seniors in Orange County's Little Saigon protest the sale of their haven, a mobile home park in Westminster.

Harrison Ford says he was concerned about turbulence from a nearby airliner when he landed on airport taxiway

FAA control tower recordings show actor Harrison Ford was concerned about turbulence from a nearby airliner when he landed on a taxiway at John Wayne Airport.

Behind Little Saigon's riches, the poor pack into small rooms to survive

Vince Bui's new home is a shadow of the plush two-story, three-bedroom condo, graced with coastal paintings, that he shared in Mission Viejo with his wife and

Campaign mailer with photoshopped images draws accusations in L.A. City Council race for Valley seat

A group supporting candidate Monica Rodriguez in the City Council District 7 race accuses her opponent of photoshopping her image.

Did DWP overcharge you? Customers to receive info on billing settlement starting this week

Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers will soon be able to recover their money from a landmark class-action settlement.

City set to vote on plan to raze Parker Center and build $480-million office tower

Los Angeles officials to vote on plan to raze Parker Center and build $480-million office tower

Gunman in San Bernardino school shooting had threatened his wife before, police say

A gunman who shot and killed his estranged wife, a student and himself at a San Bernardino elementary school Monday had made threats against her before but she didn’t take them seriously, police say

L.A. County sheriff expresses sympathy for immigrants, but says sanctuary bill could hurt them

L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell finds himself walking a political tightrope, breaking ranks with many other Los Angeles politicians by opposing a “sanctuary state” bill.

Latinos are reporting fewer sexual assaults amid a climate of fear in immigrant communities, LAPD says

Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday that reports of sexual assault and domestic violence made by the city’s Latino residents have plummeted this year.

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