On the 31st anniversary of their first date, the wife of slain Ventura County Sheriff’s Sgt. Ron Helus helped lay him to rest Thursday. Hundreds of people filled the pews at Calvary Chapel Community Church in Westlake Village and listened to heartwarming stories — some laced with irony — of the life Helus shared for nearly three […]
While in Los Angeles for her book tour, former First Lady Michelle Obama spent a portion of Thursday reading to preschool children at the Para Los Ninos Tina and Rick Caruso Early Education Center on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. Kareen Wynter reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Nov. 15, 2018.
An explosion in a residential neighborhood Wednesday led sheriff’s deputies to arrest a man and seize explosives and explosive ingredients from his condominium, authorities said. Kevin Sean Welch, 38, of Tustin was ultimately booked on suspicion of possession of an explosive device near a home, possession of materials with intent to make explosives, which are […]
Matthew Mills’ first encounter with Ron Helus was in elementary school, when he saved him from being bullied. “I was in a bathroom and he stopped it from happening,” Mills remembered after a funeral service for the slain Ventura County Sheriff’s sergeant. “He pulled me out because he knew I lived in the same neighborhood […]
A Santa Monica city employee accused of molesting 10 boys while volunteering with a police youth program in the 1980s was found dead in his Marina del Rey apartment in an apparent suicide Thursday, on the morning of a scheduled court hearing in his case, authorities said. Eric Wess Uller, 50, faced six molestation-related charges […]
President Donald Trump will travel to California on Saturday to meet with victims of the deadly wildfires that have scorched the state. The White House announced Thursday that it is still arranging details of his trip to California, but that visit people who have been impacted by the fires. The fires in Northern and Southern […]
Roughly a week after FBI agents raided his home and offices, Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar has been removed from all of his committee assignments, including chairman of the powerful panel that reviews the city’s biggest development projects. Council President Herb Wesson sent a letter to City Clerk Holly Wolcott on Thursday, taking Huizar […]