John Lee Cowell, a 28-year-old parolee, is accused in the "prison-yard type of attack" that killed an 18-year-old and injured her 26-year-old sister.
Buena Park officials are warning residents of coyote encounters, noting the predators' activity tends to increase in the summer.
A look at the gruesome tactics allegedly employed by a Valley group of the MS-13 gang.
Richard Orcutt, of San Luis Obispo, has been charged with 10 felonies. Authorities say he sent threatening greeting cards to property owners on his street.
An LAPD officer was arrested on suspicion of multiple sexual assaults, authorities said Wednesday.
The incident was reported near UCLA's campus at Westwood Boulevard and Le Conte Avenue
Like thousands of Central American parents seeking asylum in the United States, Patricia panicked when, after she and her son crossed the Rio Grande into Texas last year, U.S. border agents took the boy away.
The necessity of stockpiling supplies became more pronounced after twin earthquakes rocked Southern California, yet many still fail to prepare, experts say.
After nearly 800,000 gallons of oil and water seeped into a dry creek bed near Bakersfield, the cleanup continues.
My quest had something to do with my parents dying in recent years, with memories and regrets, with the meaning of family, and borders and what separates and connects us.