Author: Leila Miller

Luz del Mundo church leader’s trial pushed back to May

Attorneys for Naason Joaquin Garcia, who prosecutors allege used his base to groom underage victims for his sexual pleasure, are granted a delay.

Sirhan Sirhan’s possible parole creates divide in Kennedy family and beyond

Sirhan Sirhan's parole recommendation has spurred debate over whether people who have committed horrific crimes should be allowed to rejoin society.

A popular surfing instructor, QAnon, and an unspeakable horror

Santa Barbara residents are struggling to make sense of a tragedy involving Matt Coleman, head of a local surf school, and the killings of his two young children.

Video shows L.A. County sheriff’s deputy striking man during DUI investigation

At least one Los Angeles sheriff's deputy was captured on video punching a man multiple times during a DUI investigation in Lancaster.

Deputy shooting closes southbound 5 Freeway in Castaic area

A deputy shooting on the 5 Freeway in the Castaic area has shut down all southbound lanes.

State fines El Super grocery chain $447,000 for failing to provide COVID sick leave

The California Labor Commissioner is fining El Super grocery stores for failing to provide sick leave for workers affected by the coronavirus.

After police killing of a Zapotec man in Salinas, questions about a language barrier

The fatal police shooting in Salinas of a Zapotec man who was holding a BB gun has Indigenous advocacy groups concerned that language barriers were a factor in the encounter.

Rite Aid worker killed after confronting shoplifters at Glassell Park store, police say

A Rite Aid employee was killed Thursday night when he confronted two people suspected of shoplifting at the Glassell Park store, police said.

U-Haul with 600 pounds of chlorine powder catches fire in Signal Hill

A U-Haul truck carrying about 600 pounds of chlorine powder caught on fire in Signal Hill on Thursday afternoon, sending plumes of smoke into the air.

Man charged with trying to enter downtown L.A. federal facility with weapons

Prosecutors have filed a charge against a Riverside County man accusing him of attempting to enter a downtown L.A. federal building with firearms.