Latest Los Angeles News

This image released by ABC shows  Jade Pettyjohn, from left, Jesse James Keitel and Natalie Alyn Lind in a scene from

'Big Sky' producers recognize Native American criticism

Dec. 1, 2020 4:45 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Native American tribes and advocates are condemning “Big Sky,” a Montana-set ABC drama, for ignoring the history of violence inflicted on Indigenous women and instead making whites the crime victims. They also have assailed the network and the show's producers for failing...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Mike Garcia For Congress campaign shows California U.S. Rep Mike Garcia. On Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020, the Republican defeated Democrat Christy Smith to hold the 25th District seat that includes parts of Los Angeles and Ventura counties. Garcia won by 333 votes out of nearly 340,000 cast. (Cynthia Smalley/Mike Garcia For Congress via AP, File)

GOP Rep. Garcia wins in swing House district north of LA

Dec. 1, 2020 4:12 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Garcia narrowly defeated Democratic rival Christy Smith in a swing district north of Los Angeles, capping an election in which Republicans picked off three other House districts in the heavily Democratic state. The race was called Tuesday by The Associated Press...

FILE - In this Aug. 31, 2008, file photo, then-state Sen. Sheila Kuehl, D-Santa Monica, speaks on the floor of the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Now a Los Angeles County supervisor, Kuehl enjoyed an al fresco meal at a restaurant just hours after voting to ban outdoor dining at restaurants over coronavirus safety concerns. Fox 11 reports Kuehl was seen eating at Il Forno Trattoria in Santa Monica on Nov.24, 2020.. Earlier in the day, Kuehl was among the supervisors who voted in support of prohibiting outdoor dining. Kuehl's office says she ate at Il Forno on the very last day it was permissible. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File)

Official eats out hours after voting to ban outdoor dining

Dec. 1, 2020 1:05 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County supervisor enjoyed an al fresco meal at a restaurant just hours after voting last week to ban outdoor dining at the county's 31,000 restaurants over coronavirus safety concerns, according to a news report. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl was seen eating outside Nov. 24 at...

California high court upholds serial killer's death penalty

Dec. 1, 2020 12:08 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The California Supreme Court on Monday upheld the death sentence for a man convicted of raping and strangling 10 women in Los Angeles. However, the court reversed his conviction for the death of one victim's fetus. Chester Dewayne Turner, a 54-year-old one-time pizza deliveryman, was...

FILE - This undated photo provided by the Christy Smith For Congress campaign shows candidate Christy Smith. On Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, Smith conceded in a knife-edged loss to Republican Mike Garcia in the race for a California Congressional seat. (Christy Smith For Congress via AP, File)

Democrat concedes in US House race north of LA

Dec. 1, 2020 12:00 AM EST

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Democrat Christy Smith conceded Monday in a knife-edged loss to Republican rival Mike Garcia, who retained his Congressional seat in the 25th District north of Los Angeles. “With final votes counted in this race, it’s clear we will not be able to close the 339-vote...

People wearing face masks to help curb the spread of the coronavirus ride mopeds in Hanoi, Vietnam on Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020. Vietnamese health official said on Thursday the COVID-19 outbreak would peak in the coming ten days as the country reported another death and a score of new infections. (AP Photo/Hau Dinh)

The Latest: Vietnam has 1st local transmission in 89 days

Nov. 30, 2020 11:52 PM EST

HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnamese authorities are conducting intensive contact tracing after the country’s first confirmed local transmission of the coronavirus in 89 days. State media said Tuesday that a 32-year-old man in Ho Chi Minh City tested positive for the coronavirus on Monday after visiting a flight...

San Francisco 49ers kicker Robbie Gould, second from right, is hugged by teammates after making a game-winning field goal during the second half of an NFL football game against the Los Angeles Rams Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Jared Goff's turnovers endangering Rams' hopes of contention

Nov. 30, 2020 8:42 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Just when the Los Angeles Rams appeared to be solidifying into a Super Bowl contender, another loss to their toughest opponent exposed a major crack in their foundation that's been growing for a month. Their quarterback has a turnover problem, and even his head coach is calling him out...

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2016, file photo, Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar is seen at an event at Los Angeles City Hall. Huizar was arrested in June 2020 on allegations he masterminded a $1.5 million pay-to-play scheme tied to the approval of large building projects. Prosecutors say the scheme sought to illegally profit from development of the city's burgeoning downtown district. Federal authorities announced new charges and additional defendants Monday, Nov. 30, 2020, in the wide-ranging corruption case against the Los Angeles city councilman and his alleged associates. (Walt Mancini/The Orange County Register via AP, File)

New charges, defendants announced in LA corruption case

Nov. 30, 2020 8:08 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal authorities announced new charges and additional defendants Monday in a wide-ranging corruption case against a Los Angeles city councilman and his alleged associates. The new defendants include a former deputy mayor, the billionaire chairman of a Chinese real estate company and a...

Los Angeles Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn, right, works the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the Buffalo Bills, Sunday, Nov. 29, 2020, in Orchard Park, N.Y. (AP Photo/Adrian Kraus)

Poor in-game decisions could cost Chargers' Lynn his job

Nov. 30, 2020 7:41 PM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Anthony Lynn might be running out of time to show he can still lead the Los Angeles Chargers. The fourth-year coach is in danger of being fired after Sunday' 27-17 loss at Buffalo dropped the Chargers to 3-8. The Chargers are 8-19 since advancing to the AFC divisional round two...

FILE - In this Nov. 22, 2019 file photo, Imaad Zuberi, left, leaves the federal courthouse in Los Angeles with his attorney Thomas O'Brien, right, after pleading guilty to funneling donations from foreigners to U.S. political campaigns.  Zuberi, an elite political fundraiser, had the ear of top Democrats and Republicans alike — a reach that included private meetings with then-Vice President Joe Biden and VIP access at Donald Trump’s inauguration. But federal prosecutors say Zuberi’s life was built on a series of lies and the lucrative enterprise of filling the campaign coffers of American politicians and profiting from the resulting influence. They describe him as a “mercenary” political donor who gave to anyone -- often using foreign money given through illegal straw donors. (AP Photo/Brian Melley, File)

'Mercenary' donor sold access for millions in foreign money

Nov. 30, 2020 12:15 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As an elite political fundraiser, Imaad Zuberi had the ear of top Democrats and Republicans alike — a reach that included private meetings with then-Vice President Joe Biden and VIP access at Donald Trump’s inauguration. He lived a lavish, jet-setting lifestyle, staying at...