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This Dec. 30, 2014 file photo shows a sidewalk memorial beneath a painted mural of Ezell Ford near where he was shot and killed when police confronted him on Aug. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Raquel Maria Dillon, File)

Judge: LA chief must take questions in fatal police shooting

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles police chief must answer questions about…

This Dec. 30, 2014 file photo shows a sidewalk memorial beneath a painted mural of Ezell Ford near where he was shot and killed when police confronted him on Aug. 11, 2014. (AP Photo/Raquel Maria Dillon, File)
Marx Gutierrez, 39, and his son William, 2, show their supports as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signs into law an ordinance that will gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 13, 2015. The ordinance makes Los Angeles the largest city in the U.S. to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. PHOTO: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP

Los Angeles raises minimum wage to $15 per hour

LOS ANGELES — Mayor Eric Garcetti signed into law on Saturday an…

Marx Gutierrez, 39, and his son William, 2, show their supports as Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti signs into law an ordinance that will gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020, at Martin Luther King Jr. Park in Los Angeles, Saturday, June 13, 2015. The ordinance makes Los Angeles the largest city in the U.S. to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour. PHOTO: Ringo H.W. Chiu/AP
AP Photo/Damian DovarganesWorkers react as the Los Angeles City Council votes 13-1 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020

Los Angeles closes in on approving $15 minimum wage

The City Council voted 13-1 on Wednesday to raise the minimum wage…

AP Photo/Damian DovarganesWorkers react as the Los Angeles City Council votes 13-1 to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2020
AP Photo/Nick UtA crew cleans up a beach after balls of tar washed ashore in Manhattan Beach

Oil globs close Los Angeles-area beaches to swimming

Popular beaches along nearly 7 miles of Los Angeles-area coastline were off-limits…

AP Photo/Nick UtA crew cleans up a beach after balls of tar washed ashore in Manhattan Beach
Mexico's Attorney Generals Office via APIn this photo provided by Mexico's attorney general's office

Ex-LAPD officer wanted in killing was lying low in Mexico

A fugitive former Los Angeles police officer charged with killing a man…

Mexico's Attorney Generals Office via APIn this photo provided by Mexico's attorney general's office
MANICA Architecture/APThe proposed Carson NFL stadium is likely to be the future home of the Raiders.

Spander: Carson Raiders lack rhyme, reason

LOS ANGELES — The Raiders are not here. At least I could…

MANICA Architecture/APThe proposed Carson NFL stadium is likely to be the future home of the Raiders.
AP Photo/Damian DovarganesSupporters applaud during the minimum wage increase vote as the Los Angeles City Council votes to raise the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour by 2020

Los Angeles City Council votes for $15 minimum wage

The Los Angeles City Council gave initial approval Tuesday to raising minimum…

AP Photo/Damian DovarganesSupporters applaud during the minimum wage increase vote as the Los Angeles City Council votes to raise the minimum wage in the city to $15 an hour by 2020
Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThe Raiders may leave the 48-year-old Coliseum behind if they can secure a deal for a new stadium in Southern California.

With no Oakland future, Raiders good as gone

If the Raiders leave the Bay Area and return to Los Angeles…

Marcio Jose Sanchez/ap file photoThe Raiders may leave the 48-year-old Coliseum behind if they can secure a deal for a new stadium in Southern California.
Isaac Brambila/The Tahoe Tribune via AP)Heavenly Mountain is dusted with snow

Chilly spring storm brings rain, snow to California, Nevada

A cold spring storm left some California mountains coated Friday with the…

Isaac Brambila/The Tahoe Tribune via AP)Heavenly Mountain is dusted with snow
AP Photo/Richard VogelA customer arrives at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday

Los Angeles sues Wells Fargo, alleging fraud by employees

Wells Fargo Bank employees driven by strict sales pressure issued unwanted credit…

AP Photo/Richard VogelA customer arrives at a Wells Fargo Bank branch in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday

California May Day activists rally on police, labor issues

A few hundred May Day protesters decried racism, police brutality and economic…

Stephen Reed Photography via CIRE via APThis undated photo provided by Christie's International Real Estate shows an interior view of Walnut Place

$100 million for a home? Luxury buyers reach a new threshold

The poshest of luxury homes are acquiring the cachet of a masterwork…

Stephen Reed Photography via CIRE via APThis undated photo provided by Christie's International Real Estate shows an interior view of Walnut Place
AP Photo/Nick UtDemonstrators carrying signs and Armenian flags march in Los Angeles Friday

Huge Los Angeles march commemorates Armenian killings

Thousands of people marched in Los Angeles on Friday to commemorate the…

AP Photo/Nick UtDemonstrators carrying signs and Armenian flags march in Los Angeles Friday
Gerald Herbert/AP PhotoRobert Durst leaves Federal Court in an Orleans Parish Sheriff's vehicle after his arraignment Tuesday

Millionaire Robert Durst pleads not guilty to federal charge

Jailed millionaire Robert Durst pleaded not guilty Tuesday to the newest charge…

Gerald Herbert/AP PhotoRobert Durst leaves Federal Court in an Orleans Parish Sheriff's vehicle after his arraignment Tuesday
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Robert Durst writes of opera, sports in letter to LA Times

A California newspaper has published a Louisiana-postmarked letter purported to be from…

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AP Photo/Gerald Herbert

Real estate heir Durst indicted on Louisiana firearm charges

Millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst was indicted Wednesday on the two…

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AP Photo/Los Angeles Police DepartmentThis undated photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows 19-year-old Eloi Vasquez. The University of California

Police: Missing college athlete died on Los Angeles freeway

A UC Berkeley soccer player who disappeared after a weekend party was…

AP Photo/Los Angeles Police DepartmentThis undated photo provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows 19-year-old Eloi Vasquez. The University of California
Gerald Herbert/AP PhotoRobert Durst is escorted into Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans

No bond for millionaire Durst on New Orleans weapons charges

A magistrate on Monday ordered millionaire Robert Durst held without bond on…

Gerald Herbert/AP PhotoRobert Durst is escorted into Orleans Parish Prison after his arraignment in Orleans Parish Criminal District Court in New Orleans
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Lawyers: Millionaire Robert Durst illegally arrested

Millionaire Robert Durst was illegally arrested on charges that he murdered a…

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Affidavit: LAPD analyst's error delayed Robert Durst link

A Los Angeles Police Department document examiner's erroneous handwriting analysis in 2001…

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