Golden State Killer admits murders, rapes for life in prison

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gay Hardwick stood arm-in-arm with her husband to face a criminal dubbed the Golden State Killer and couldn't recognize the elderly man hunched in a wheelchair as the sadisti...

Man convicted of terror ties faces charges in Mumbai attacks

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Chicago businessman who spent more than 10 years in prison for supporting terrorist groups has been arrested in Los Angeles to face charges in India for attacks in Mumbai in 2008 ...

Chipotle agrees to record $25 million fine over tainted food

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chipotle Mexican Grill agreed Tuesday to pay a record $25 million fine to resolve criminal charges that it served tainted food that sickened more than 1,100 people in the U.S. from ...

Families sue helicopter company in deadly Kobe Bryant crash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Family members of four of the eight passengers killed in a helicopter crash with Kobe Bryant and his daughter have joined the NBA star's widow in filing wrongful death lawsuits agai...

Coronavirus cases hit 2 largest US cities differently

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles recorded its first case of coronavirus five weeks before New York City, yet it's New York that is now the U.S. epicenter of the disease. Public health ...

Coronavirus rumors spread on app cripple LA's Koreatown

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a Koreatown restaurant known for its beef bone broth soup, the lunchtime crowd Friday was half its normal size. The reason was a virulent rumor about a customer with coronavirus....

High-stakes Los Angeles DA's race: Status quo vs. reform

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jackie Lacey, the first black woman to lead the nation's largest local prosecutor's office, is fighting for a third term as Los Angeles County district attorney against a former pol...

Kobe Bryant's widow sues helicopter operator for deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant's widow sued the owner and operator of the helicopter that crashed in fog and killed the former Los Angeles Lakers star and their 13-year-old daughter last month as she ...

FBI raids Los Angeles church to make immigration fraud bust

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal agents raided a Philippines-based church in Los Angeles early Wednesday in a human trafficking investigation that led to arrests of two church leaders in what prosecutors sa...

Nonprofits worry sale of dot-org universe will raise costs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The company that controls the dot-org online universe is putting the registry of domain names up for sale, and the nonprofits that often use the suffix in their websites are raising...

APNewsBreak: California skeleton ID'd as Japanese internee

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A skeleton found by hikers this fall near California's second-highest peak was identified Friday as a Japanese American artist who had left the Manzanar internment camp to paint in ...

Lawyers: Robert Durst wrote note about location of body

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lawyers for New York real estate heir Robert Durst acknowledge he penned a note tipping off police to the location of the body of a friend he’s accused of killing, according to cour...

Prosecutor finds no crime in Santa Anita horse racing deaths

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California prosecutors found no evidence of animal cruelty or other crimes during an investigation into a spike in horse deaths at Santa Anita Park race track over the past year, ac...

Attorney suggests $190 million damages in Elon Musk lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — An attorney told a Los Angeles federal jury Friday it would be reasonable to award $190 million in damages to a British cave explorer who is suing Elon Musk for allegedly branding h...

Elon Musk in court dances around meaning of ‘pedo guy’ tweet

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Elon Musk has owned up to insulting a British spelunker in a rash tweet, but wouldn’t concede on the witness stand that he called the man a pedophile. The Tesla CE...