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  • A Honduran migrant couple and their five children who are taking part in a caravan heading to the U.S. wait to cross the border from Ciudad Tecun Uman in Guatemala, to Ciudad Hidalgo, Mexico, on Oct. 22, 2018. (Credit: ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Caravan of Some 7,200 Central Americans Fleeing ‘Hunger and Death’ Pushes Into Mexico

    Thousands of Central American migrants resumed an arduous trek toward the U.S. border Monday, with many bristling at suggestions there could be terrorists among them and saying the caravan is being used for political ends by U.S. President Donald Trump. The caravan’s numbers have continued to grow as they walk and hitch rides through hot and humid weather, and the United Nations estimated that it currently comprises some 7,200 people, “many of whom intend to continue the march north.” However, […]

  • Members of the migrant caravan carrying flags of Honduras and Nicaragua while walk after crossing the Guatemalan border into Mexico on October 21, 2018. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

    Trump Says U.S. Will Reduce Aid to 3 Central American Countries Over Migrant Caravan

    President Donald Trump declared Monday the U.S. will begin cutting aid to three Central American countries he accused of failing to stop thousands of migrants heading for the U.S. border. But across his administration there was no indication of any action in response to what he tweeted was a “National Emergy.” For hours on Monday, White House officials were unable to provide an explanation for the president’s threats, which reflected both his apparent frustration with the migrant caravan and his […]

  • The Mega Millions jackpot climbed to $1 billion on Oct. 19, 2018 -- though the sign only goes to $999 million. (Credit: Erin Myers / KTLA)

    Winning Numbers Drawn in Record $1 Billion Mega Millions Jackpot

    The Mega Millions numbers that could win an estimated $1 billion jackpot have been announced. They are 15 23 53 65 70 and Mega Ball 7. Mega Millions says it may take an hour or two to determine if there is a winner. However, state lottery officials declared no one had won in California, though a ticket sold in the Bay Area came close. No #MegaMillions jackpot winners in California, but 1 ticket sold in Morgan Hill matched 5 of 6 […]

  • 8 Women Allege Being Sexually Harassed While Working at Luxury Resort in Rancho Palos Verdes

    Eight women are alleging they were sexually harassed while working at a luxury resort in Rancho Palos Verdes, a union group announced Thursday. Those women came forward a year after TIME magazine named Sandra Pezqueda, who worked as a dishwasher for Terranea Resort, as person of the year along with other “Silence Breakers” who galvanized the #MeToo movement. Pezqueda had filed a lawsuit that resort management ended her employment after complaining about being harassed by an employee.  That worker allegedly tried […]

  • Los Angeles hosts its first Indigenous Peoples Day celebration on Oct. 8, 2017.

    Los Angeles Hosts Its First Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

    Christopher Columbus was the guest of dishonor at this party. Away from the revelers, a statue of the famous explorer was kept hidden behind a black box in downtown Los Angeles’ Grand Park, decorated with an altar celebrating native people. Monday marked the first celebration of Indigenous Peoples Day in Los Angeles, a year after the county Board of Supervisors voted to reimagine Columbus Day. The covered statue included a note signed by several county organizations indicating the monument will […]

  • Los Angeles police investigate deadly shooting at Los Feliz Boulevard and Brunswick Avenue in Atwater Village on Oct. 6, 2018.

    Man Killed in Atwater Village Drive-By Shooting

    A 25-year-old man died following a drive-by shooting in Atwater Village late Saturday, police said. The deadly gunfire was reported at 10:40 p.m. at Los Feliz Boulevard and Brunswick Avenue, Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez said. “A vehicle containing unknown subjects drove by and fired several shots,” Lopez said. The victim was struck by gunfire and pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics. “The incident is believed to be gang-related,” Lopez said. No description of the attackers or […]

  • Los Angeles police investigate the scene of a shooting that left two people wounded at a bar in the 5000 block of York Boulevard in Highland Park on Oct. 6, 2018.

    Shooting at Highland Park Bar Leaves Two People Wounded

    Police are gathering clues in a shooting that left two people wounded at a Highland Park bar on Saturday night. No arrests have been made, and no suspect description has been released following the 11:30 p.m. shooting at Johnny’s Bar, 5006 York Blvd. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Los Angeles Police Department. Erin Myers reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Oct. 7, 2018.  

  • Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill September 6, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Opposition to Kavanaugh Confirmation Continues Ahead of Final Vote

    Senators are voting on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, bringing an end to months of bitter partisan feuding marked by shocking allegations of sexual assault and vehement and angry denials from the nominee who is now set to become the newest high court justice. The confirmation will mark a major victory for President Donald Trump, who will soon be able to take credit for appointing two conservative justices to the Supreme Court during his relatively brief […]

  • Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Credit: by Andrew Harnik - Pool/Getty Images)

    Kavanaugh Expected to Be Confirmed Saturday as Key Senators Announce Support Ahead of Final Vote

    Brett Kavanaugh seems assured of surviving a Supreme Court nomination fight for the ages after two wavering senators said they’d back him despite weeks of shocking accusations, hardball politics and rowdy Capitol protests. Announcements by Republican Susan Collins of Maine and Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia that they’ll support the conservative jurist made Saturday’s confirmation vote a formality, an anticlimactic finale to a battle that riveted the nation for nearly a month. While Democrats’ defeat was all but certain, […]