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  • Jury Seated in Bell Corruption Trial

    BELL, Calif. (KTLA) — A jury of eight women and four men has been selected to determine the fate of half a dozen former Bell City Council members accused of plundering the small city’s treasury by drawing enormous salaries for their part-time work and collecting pay for serving on boards that rarely, if ever, met. The trial for Luis Artiga, Victor Bello, George Cole, Oscar Hernandez, Teresa Jacobo and George Mirabal will open Thursday morning. All six face potential prison […]

  • Police: Teens Drugged Parents to Use Internet Past Curfew

    SACRAMENTO — Two teenage girls were arrested in Northern California this week after they used sleeping pill-laced milkshakes to drug one girl’s parents because they wouldn’t let her use the Internet past 10 p.m., police said. The incident unfolded in Rocklin — about 20 miles northwest of Sacramento — the night of Dec. 28, when the parents fell asleep about an hour after drinking milkshakes their 16-year-old daughter and her 15-year-old friend brought them from a fast food restaurant, Rocklin […]

  • People Camp Out to Get New Nike Air Jordans

    COSTA MESA, Calif. (KTLA) — People were lining up at malls and stores across the country on Friday to get their hands on the latest Nike Air Jordan shoes. Dozens of people set up chairs outside The Lab in Costa Mesa Thursday night, where the Air Jordan 11 “Bred” sneakers were set to go on sale at Blends shoe store at 11:30 a.m. Some people said they had been in line since Wednesday evening. Last year, fights broke out as […]

  • Suspect Spends Hours on Roof in East L.A. Standoff

    EAST LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — Sheriff’s deputies surrounded a home in East Los Angeles Friday where a shirtless suspect camped out on the roof more than four hours. It happened in the 5300 block of Grace Place, between Goodrich Blvd. and Hillview Ave. At around 7 a.m., some bail bondsmen went to the home to take the man into custody for violation of his bond agreement. He was out on bail on a burglary charge and is also an ex-con, […]

  • Body Found May Be Missing ASU Student from Brea

    TEMPE, Ariz. (KTLA) — Search crews in Arizona believe they have found the body of a missing Arizona State University student from Orange County. Authorities say that a body recovered from the Salt River on Sunday could be that of ASU freshman Jack Culolias, 19, of Brea. Two private search groups were looking for Culolias Sunday morning when one group spotted a body floating near the spot where one of his shoes was found about two weeks ago. Police said […]

  • Emmys 2013: Netflix Scores; ’30 Rock’ Gets 13 Nods

    NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) — Netflix elbowed its way into a mostly-familiar field for the 2013 Emmy Awards when the nominations were announced Thursday morning. The home-subscription service scored nods for both the drama series “House of Cards” and the comedy “Arrested Development.” It was the first time a series distributed online has been nominated for TV’s top honors. “House of Cards” was nominated for Outstanding Drama Series. Kevin Spacey and Robin wright also received lead acting nominations. Jason Bateman […]

  • Son of Sylmar Babysitter Charged With Child Molestation

    SYLMAR, Calif. (KTLA) — The adult son of a Sylmar woman who provides babysitting services for local families has been charged with child molestation, police announced Friday. Israel Sanchez, 47, was charged on Thursday with annoying a child under 14 years, according to a news release from Los Angeles police. The victim in the case was an 18-month-old girl, police said. There was another alleged victim who was 10 years old, but that case had not yet been filed. Sanchez […]

  • Teen Arrested in Beating Death of WWII Veteran

    SPOKANE, Wash. — Police arrested one 16-year-old boy and are looking for another in connection with the beating death of an 88-year-old World War II veteran this week, authorities said Friday. The arrested teen has been charged with first-degree robbery and first-degree murder. Police said they’re looking for the other suspect, named by police as Kenan Adams-Kinard, 16. Police said the victim — Delbert Belton — was beaten and left for dead by two teens outside a lounge in Spokane […]

  • CHP: Driver in Tour Bus Crash Made Unsafe Lane Change

    IRWINDALE, Calif. (KTLA) — The investigation continued on Friday into a tour bus crash on the 210 Freeway in Irwindale that left dozens injured. It happened just after 10 a.m. on the eastbound 210 just past the interchange with the 605 Freeway. The Da Zhen Bus was headed from Monterey Park to the San Manuel Indian Bingo and Casino in San Bernardino at the time of the crash, according to the company. The bus driver was making an unsafe lane […]