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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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  • Travelers at John Wayne Airport will soon have more choices when it comes to taxi service. (Credit: Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)

    Uber, Wingz Cleared to Pick Up Passengers at John Wayne Airport

    A pair of ride-sharing companies were issued permits Monday to begin picking up passengers at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport, one of the first large Southern California airports to allow the service. Uber and Wingz were first to apply for permission to collect passengers at the airport under a new operating permit approved by county supervisors this month, according to an airport news release. Uber is set to begin collecting passengers at the airport Tuesday. Wingz was scheduled to begin providing […]

  • Traffic flows along the 110 Freeway in downtown Los Angeles next to the remains of a portion of the Da Vinci apartment complex that was destroyed by fire in December. (Credit: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times)

    Suspect in Massive DTLA Fire Caught on Video, Battalion Chief Tells Neighborhood Council

    Authorities have surveillance footage showing the suspected arsonist in last December’s spectacular downtown L.A. apartment complex fire parking his vehicle on the 110 Freeway and walking into the half-built structure with cans of fuel, a fire official told a community group. Los Angeles Fire Department Battalion Chief Steve Ruda last week informed members of Echo Park’s neighborhood council of new details about the fire, which caused tens of millions of dollars in damage. He said the suspect was still at […]

  • A screenshot shows a burning Fresno home after a firefighter fell through the roof. (Credit:  CNN)

    Firefighter Badly Burned After Falling Through Roof of Fresno Home: Video

    A Fresno firefighter was badly burned Sunday after he fell through the roof of a burning home. Dramatic video shows the firefighter walking on the roof of the garage and ventilating it when it suddenly collapses and swallows the firefighter. Seconds later, a massive plume of smoke billows from the hole and fire shoots out of the roof. In the video, bystanders are heard screaming in horror while others are pleading for help, yelling “Get him out!” Then several firefighters […]

  • The New York Times reported that comedian Trevor Noah, pictured, will take over for Jon Stewart, who announced in February that he was leaving the show he founded after 16 years. (Credit: Comedy Central)

    Trevor Noah to Be Jon Stewart’s ‘The Daily Show’ Replacement: Report

    Trevor Noah, a 31-year-old comedian who has been a contributor to Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” will be the program’s new host when current host Jon Stewart leaves later this year, the New York Times reported Monday morning. Noah has been a contributor on the show, but not for very long. One of the show’s behind-the-scene podcasts features an interview with Noah, a South African comedian. He told the New York Times that he views taking the center seat on […]

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    2 Teens Shot in Cal State LA Parking Lot After Taunting Passersby: LAPD

    Two teenagers were wounded Sunday after they were shot in a Cal State Los Angeles parking lot, authorities said. The 14-year-old and 18-year-old males were taunting passersby as they drove around East Los Angeles in a van, and after they pulled into a university parking lot, they were fired at, said Los Angeles police Lt. Peter Gamino. “Somebody took offense to what they were saying and shot at them,” Gamino said. The 14-year-old was struck in the stomach and the […]

  • A concertgoer snaps a selfie at the 2014 Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival in Indio. Credit: (Jay L. Clendenin / Los Angeles Times)

    Coachella Music Festival Bans Selfie Sticks

    Want a selfie at Coachella or Lollapalooza this year? Go for it — but just make sure to ditch the selfie stick. Coachella listed “selfie sticks” and “narsisstics” among banned items, which also include flags, hula hoops, laser pointers, drones and Sharpies. The festival is scheduled for April 10 through 12 and April 17 through 19. Lollapalooza’s slightly shorter banned items list also includes the stick and GoPro attachments like sticks and monopods. The Chicago music festival takes place July […]

  • The new Indiana law prompted protests over the weekend from opponents who claim it could sanction discrimination against the LGBT community.  (Credit: CNN)

    New Religious Freedom Law in Indiana Prompts Hashtag #Boycottindiana on Social Media

    Indiana conservatives watched their brethren in state after state approve legislation that, supporters said, was crafted to ensure the religious rights of their citizens. Kansas in 2013, Mississippi in April, and, on Friday, Arkansas. It is a mystery, then, to many here that a new hashtag has popped up: #boycottindiana. Criticism of new Indiana legislation as discriminatory against gays and lesbians erupted this weekend in a torrent of canceled construction, stalled convention plans and the specter of business leaving the […]

  • Andreas Lubitz was a co-pilot in a Germanwings plane that crashed on March 24, 2015. Officials said he apparently deliberately put the aircraft into descent, causing it to slam into a mountain in the French Alps. (Credit: CNN)

    ‘Open the Damn Door,’ Captain Yelled to Lubitz, German Paper Reports

    The captain of the Germanwings plane yelled “Open the damn door” at his colleague who had locked him out of the cockpit just moments before the doomed aircraft slammed into a mountain in the French Alps, a German newspaper reported Sunday. Bild newspaper said it had read the transcript of the cockpit voice recorder (CVR), the black box, which revealed how Patrick Sonderheimer had desperately tried to get back into the flight deck for eight minutes after his junior colleague, […]

  • Security was tight at Stonewood Shopping Center in Downey on Saturday, March 28, 2015, as thousands of teen fans flocked to the mall to see skateboarding stars Steven Fernandez and Keelan Dadd. (Credit: Loudlabs)

    Skateboarders Steven Fernandez and Keelan Dadd Draw Huge Crowd in Downey, Force Mall Closure

    Thousands of teenage fans swarmed Stonewood Shopping Center in Downey on Saturday to see skateboarding stars Steven Fernandez and Keelan Dadd, causing authorities to cancel their event and temporarily shut down the mall. Fernandez and Dadd were scheduled for a meet and greet at 1 p.m. at Zumiez, a clothing store in the shopping center.  The line started forming outside the store’s doors hours before the skating duo’s appearance, with several hundred young fans crowding the mall, according to a statement from the Downey Police Department. […]