A gang member who opened fire on a South Los Angeles backyard has been convicted of killing a 5-year-old boy who was posing for pictures in his Halloween Spider-Man costume.
Two men have been charged with killing a woman more than 35 years ago after she was kidnapped from her job at a Los Angeles County gas station.
The Kern Community College District was awarded $9.5 million Wednesday as part of the California Career Pathways Trust program.
A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man during an off-duty fight has appeared in a Texas courtroom after his arrest in northern Mexico, authorities said.
A crop duster crashed Wednesday morning in an onion field several miles west of Wasco.
A Dutch researcher, Frank Hoogerbeets, predicts the next big earthquake will happen on Thursday, when there is a planetary alignment of Earth, Mars and Mercury.
The firings come amid complaints from teachers alleging ineffective leadership.
Hours after a crash, Joshua Jackson stood at the corner where his father, George Jackson, was killed Monday night.
The attorney for a U.S. Border Patrol agent who fired shots across the border and killed a Mexican teenager says a lawsuit against his client lacks merit because the boy was in Mexico at the time and wasn't protected by the Constitution.
Dozens of homeless people are up against a deadline to leave a large site on South Union Avenue, where some have been camped out for years.
The One Classroom at a Time program has been awarding grants since 2006.
Officials have dedicated a $265 million, 24-acre maintenance and operations facility for another expansion of commuter light rail east of Los Angeles.
The USGS says the fossil found on Santa Rosa Island was in uplifted marine deposits that date to 80,000 years ago, much farther back in time than the last glacial period 25,000 to 12,000 years ago.
An Idaho woman who was having an affair orchestrated a gruesome Las Vegas hatchet attack that left her husband dead with his head nearly severed while they were on a family trip on Memorial Day, police said.
Officials from Plains All American Pipeline say they are formulating a site safety plan to excavate the broken section of a pipeline that spilled oil along the California coast.