Police arrested a man Thursday who they say targeted dozens of women through dating apps, leaving them not just broken-hearted, but broke. WIlson Edward Jackson, 37, of Woodland Hills was arrested in Van Nuys on suspicion of a laundry list of felony charges including identity theft, forgery and grand theft, the Los Angele Police Department […]
A 16-year-old cat named Tigger was confronted by two hungry coyotes early Thursday. And as security footage of the encounter shows, the feline came out victorious in the end, chasing the predators away. Kimberly Cheng reports for the KTLA 5 News on May 23, 2019.
Deputies sought an attacker after gunfire erupted in La Puente, leaving a victim wounded, authorities said. The shooting took place about 9:35 p.m. in the 700 block of Duff Avenue, between Girodani Street and Temple Avenue, Sgt. Carachero of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s Industry Station said. Deputies encountered a victim who had been […]
Advocates demanded $100 million in damages Thursday on behalf of the family of a 20-year-old Guatemalan woman who was shot and killed by a U.S. Border Patrol agent last year. The legal claim on behalf of Claudia Patricia Gómez González was filed one year after she died. It comes as the U.S. government grapples with […]
The California Assembly voted Thursday to cap the interest that lenders may charge on loans that can carry rates spiraling into the triple digits. Backed by civil rights groups, religious organizations and some trade associations, the proposed law would cap annual rates at around 38% for loans between $2,500 and $10,000. The bill comes as […]
Chapman University turned over records for nine students to prosecutors investigating ties between the Orange County school and a Newport Beach consultant who has since admitted to orchestrating a national test-rigging and bribery scheme, Chapman’s president said Thursday. The school received $400,000 from a foundation controlled by the consultant, William “Rick” Singer — $75,000 more […]
After decades of complaints about a campus gynecologist, USC administrators hired a team of medical experts to evaluate him. The experts came back with a disturbing report saying there was evidence Dr. George Tyndall was preying on vulnerable Asian students and had signs of “psychopathy.” Still, the university did not fire Tyndall or notify the […]
California lawmakers are pushing for people to be paid their full wages when they are out on family leave. The Assembly voted 50-3 on Thursday to ensure workers get 100 percent of their wages instead of the 60 or 70 percent the state’s paid leave program currently provides. Democratic Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, the bill’s author, […]