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Suspect is ‘down’ in officer-involved shooting on downtown LA streets

By Wes Woods|

UCLA quarterback among four to be inducted into Rose Bowl Hall of Fame

PASADENA — Former UCLA quarterback Cade McNown, former Texas coach Mack Brown and 1997 Heisman Trophy winner Charles Woodson will be among four men inducted into the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame, the Tournament of Roses announced. The fourth me...

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  • Crime

    LAPD officer injured in crash during North Hollywood chase

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD — A Los Angeles police officer was injured today in a crash during a vehicle chase of suspects in the North Hollywood area. The crash occurred about 9:35 a.m. at Whitsett Avenue and Sherman Way, said Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison. One suspect was taken into custody and at least one other suspect was being sought. It was not immediately known why police were chasing the suspects.

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  • Daily newspaper publishing

    LA Times owner Tronc buys New York Daily News

    NEW YORK — The owner of two of the country’s largest newspapers has purchased the New York Daily News, a tabloid that is famous for generations of hard-punching reporting and irreverent headlines but that has struggled recently to find its place in the digital age. Chicago-based Tronc Inc., the publisher of the Los Angeles Times and the Chicago Tribune, announced the deal Monday night. The purchase gives Tronc and its chairman, Michael Ferro, who spent most of his...

    By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press|

  • Immigration policy

    Southern California DACA recipients hope for the best, brace for the worst as Trump readies announcement

    A day before President Donald Trump was expected to announce his decision on an Obama-era program protecting young immigrants from deportation, dozens of young people who fear how they could be affected by the decision joined a Labor Day march in downtown Los Angeles Monday. Many vowed to defend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA, that has allowed them to remain in the country. Though Trump has made no formal decision yet, news reports over the weekend...

    Susan Abram

  • Breaking News

    Motorcyclist killed in Malibu tunnel crash

    MALIBU >> A motorcyclist was killed in a crash in Malibu Monday, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash took place a few minutes before 5 p.m. in Tunnel Number 1 in the 1600 block of Kanan Dume Road, south of Mulholland Drive, CHP Officer Patrick Kimball said. Los Angeles County fire paramedics responded to the scene and took the rider to a hospital, according to the department. The victim later died there. The victim’s gender and age were not...

    By City News Service|

  • Movie theater operation

    Can MoviePass save theaters? Its CEO says his business plan works

    Vegging out on the couch watching movies streamed from services like Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu is the great American pastime. But one startup is going against the grain to get people out of their homes and into the theaters. Can MoviePass’ amazing deal save traditional theaters? Earlier this month, New York-based MoviePass slashed its prices and launched a program allowing subscribers to watch one movie a day in its partnered theaters for less than $10 a month. The response...

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  • Hepatitis

    LA County residents warned of Lancaster street vendor infected with hepatitis A

    Customers who bought fruit from a streetside vendor in Lancaster last month may have been exposed to hepatitis A, Los Angeles County health officials warned on Monday. The vendor was diagnosed with the disease and he may have transmitted it between Aug. 15 and Aug. 22, according to an alert from the L.A. County Department of Public Health. So far, there have been no cases associated with the fruit cart, health officials said. The vendor was working the corner of West...

    Susan Abram

  • Weather forecasts

    ‘Winter is coming’: What do climate scientists predict for Southern California?

    After suffering more than a week under searing, desert-like heat, winter might be the furthest thing from the minds of Southern Californians. However, to borrow a phrase from TV’s “Game of Thrones,” winter is coming. The only question is whether the gods will allow a rerun of last winter which unexpectedly dumped record amounts of...

    Steve Scauzillo

  • Wildfires

    Man who refused to leave home during La Tuna fire said he did not threaten firefighters

    Flames came down around Dave Ferrera’s La Tuna Canyon home Saturday as he scrambled around his property to douse the small fires igniting everywhere. Fueled by triple-digit heat, wind and dry brush, the flames could not be stopped and he called out for help. The firefighters who had been there earlier in the day hadn’t gotten to the flames above in time, he said, so the blaze just chewed its way down the canyon and wrapped around his home, the one that sat on 10 acres at...

    Susan Abram

  • Music festivals

    Poncho Sanchez, Ozomatli enliven Grand Park Labor Day music festival

    Grand Park in downtown Los Angeles hosted the Nightshift Labor Day Music Fest on Monday. Performers included Pancho Sanchez, Ozomatli, Grace Potter, and many others. • MORE PHOTOS: At the Grand Park festival

    By staff reports|

  • Arrests

    Wrong-way driver arrested on 118 Freeway

    CHATSWORTH >> A wrong way driver traveled westbound in the eastbound HOV lane of the 118 Freeway today but was stopped by California Highway Patrol officers before hitting any vehicles, authorities said. The wrong way driver was observed at 2 a.m. on the Ronald Reagan Freeway east of Balboa Avenue, according to the CHP. Motorists called CHP dispatch as the sedan moved slowly westbound in the eastbound HOV lane, the CHP said. The driver stopped just west of...

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