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Since 1881, the Los Angeles Times has served Southern California, garnering 41 Pulitzer Prizes and currently reaching a combined 4.1 million readers each week in print and online. The Times and KTLA — both owned by Tribune Co. — are media partners, sharing video and reporting. David Lazarus, the paper’s award-winning business columnist, can be seen on air during KTLA’s “Consumer Confidential” segment.

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    Justin Bieber Look-Alike Died of Drug Overdose at Motel 6 in L.A., Coroner Says

    A man who gained fame for spending thousands of dollars on plastic surgery in a bid to look like pop star Justin Bieber died last year from a lethal mix of pain killers, alcohol and anti-anxiety medicine, authorities said. Tobias M. Strebel, better known as Toby Sheldon, was found dead Aug. 21, 2015, in a Motel 6 along Roscoe Boulevard in North Hills, according to an autopsy report issued Monday by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office. Strebel, 35, had […]

  • Dr. Dre  performs during day 2 of the 2016 Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival at the Empire Polo Club on April 23, 2016. (Credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    Dr. Dre Handcuffed, Cited After Man Claims Rapper Pointed Gun at Him; No Weapon Found

    Dr. Dre was handcuffed outside his Malibu home Monday after a motorist initiated a private person’s arrest, alleging the music mogul brandished a gun at him at the Pacific Coast Highway residence, authorities said. Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies cited Dre, whose real name is Andre Young, and released him. Deputies found no evidence that Dre had pointed a gun at the man, nor did they recover a weapon, officials said. Dre told deputies the man was blocking his driveway […]

  • Owner of the Charlotte Hornets, Michael Jordan, watches on during their game against the Chicago Bulls at Time Warner Cable Arena on November 3, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

    Michael Jordan Pledges $2 million to Strengthen Bond Between Police, Communities

    Michael Jordan is the latest star from the NBA world to take a stand against social injustice. And he’s putting his money where his mouth is. The Chicago Bulls legend and Charlotte Hornets owner said in an open letter published by the ESPN platform The Undefeated that he is pledging $2 million to groups working to strengthen the bond between police and their communities. “I have decided to speak out in the hope that we can come together as Americans, […]

  • Five people arrested on suspicion of murder are shown in a flier displayed at an OCSD news conference on July 22, 2016.  Three days later a sixth person was charged. (Credit: KTLA)

    6 Charged in San Juan Capistrano Stabbing Death Linked to Love Triangle

    Prosecutors have charged six people in connection with the death of a 38-year-old man who they said was lured and killed in San Juan Capistrano because he was in a relationship with one of the suspects. The Orange County district attorney’s office has filed one felony count each of special circumstances murder by lying in wait against Siavish Hosseinaliarhani, 18; Ryan Huebnar, 20; Brion Hyde, 22; Ashkan Dezhangfard, 22; Anjelica Shiabata, 28; and 22-year-old Laguna Hills resident Myles Emmanuel Jones. Hyde, Shiabata and […]

  • The Soberanes Fire burned in the Big Sur area on July 23, 2016. (Credit: KSBW)

    Soberanes Fire Scorches 15,000 Acres, Destroys 20 Homes Near Big Sur

    A fast-growing wildfire that scorched 14,897 acres along the coastline near Big Sur has destroyed 20 homes and is threatening more than 1,600 other structures, officials say. The Soberanes fire started burning Friday in Soberanes Creek at Garrapata State Park in Carmel, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Situated along the Pacific coast, the park’s canyons are filled with redwoods and sagebrush, which makes the firefight difficult and explosive. The blaze is just 5% contained. “The fire remains active and […]

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    Grandmother Mauled to Death After Video Captures Woman Being Dragged by Tiger at Beijing Safari Park

    Beijing Badaling Wildlife World promises visitors a safari experience just 30 miles from the center of the Chinese capital — customers can drive their own cars through a park where lions, tigers and other wild game roam free. But on Saturday afternoon, one family’s outing went horribly wrong, ending with a Siberian tiger mauling a 57-year-old grandmother to death. The incident, caught on security camera footage aired by state-run China Central Television, is chilling: A woman can be seen on […]

  • Firefighters battle the Sand fire along Soledad Canyon Road near Acton on July 24, 2016. (Credit: Luis Sinco, Los Angeles Times)

    Fire Seasons Becoming Hotter, Longer: U.S. Department of the Interior

    The fast-moving brush fire tearing through the Santa Clarita Valley this weekend is part of a larger trend: Wildfire seasons in the western United States are lasting longer and burning more land, according to a recent report by the U.S. Department of the Interior. Over 29,000 wildfires have scorched more than 2.6 million acres of land already this year, and the peak of the fire season hasn’t hit yet, according to the report published last week. Last year’s fire season […]

  • A fire burned in the Big Bear area on July 23, 2016. (Credit: KSBW)

    6,500-Acre Fire in Big Sur Area Threatens Homes; Evacuations Ordered

    Evacuations were ordered Saturday as a fast-moving brush fire threatened more than 1,000 homes in the northern Big Sur area of Monterey County, state officials reported. The Soberanes fire began Friday morning in Garrapata State Park about five miles south of Carmel, according to the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection. Authorities said the blaze had grown to about 6,500 acres as of Saturday evening and was threatening 1,650 structures. Firefighters are dealing with dry, warm conditions; strong winds; and steep, rugged terrain as […]

  • The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror attraction at Disney California Adventure Park will be overhauled to incorporate the Guardians of the Galaxy superheroes. (Credit: Disneyland)

    Disney California Adventure’s Popular Tower of Terror Ride to Close in January

    One of the most popular attractions at Disney California Adventure Park is about to undergo a major makeover to incorporate Disney’s stockpile of superhero characters. Twilight Zone Tower of Terror, an elevator-drop ride based on the old “Twilight Zone” television show, will close for good in January to be remade as an attraction based on Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” superheros. Walt Disney Co. bought Marvel Entertainment Inc. in 2009 for $4 billion but had yet to inject many of the Marvel characters into […]