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  • Kings Will Celebrate Stanley Cup With Parade Monday

    The Los Angeles Kings’ Stanley Cup victory celebration will continue Monday with a downtown parade. The festivities are set for noon, with the procession beginning at Figueroa and 5th streets and ending at Staples Center. The Kings’ 3-2 double-overtime victory Friday night over the New York Rangers gave the team its second Stanley Cup in three years. The Kings won the NHL championship in 2012. Meanwhile, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti is ready to collect on his bet with New York […]

  • KFC Investigates Whether Girl, 3, Was Asked to Leave Because of Facial Scars

    KFC Corp. said it is investigating a Mississippi woman’s allegation that a restaurant employee asked her 3-year-old granddaughter to leave because the girl’s facial scars were making other patrons uncomfortable. Meanwhile, the Kentucky-based corporation announced Sunday that it is donating $30,000 to help pay for Victoria Wilcher’s medical care. The young girl lost her right eye and suffered a broken jaw, broken ribs and several puncture wounds when she was attacked by three pit bulls in April, her family said. […]

  • Man, 28, in Custody After Hourslong Standoff in Santa Paula

    A 28-year-old man was being held without bail Sunday after an hourslong standoff with police in Santa Paula, authorities said. Jacob Esobedo was arrested Saturday morning at a residence in the 300 block of North 12th Street (map), where officers had responded to a “report of a wanted subject” about 12:19 a.m. Escobedo had been wanted for a post-release-offender-supervision violation after resisting arrest and endangering a child, the Santa Paula Police Department said in a statement. When the officers arrived […]

  • Checkout-System Glitch Leads to Long Lines at Target Stores

    A multitude of Target customers across the U.S. took to social media on Sunday to express their frustration over a payment-system outage and long lines at many of the retailer’s stores. “Chicago-area Target stores are dead in the water for past 2.5 hours,” shopper Brian Cronenwett said on Twitter. “Yep! The one on Mira Mesa in San Diego,” tweeted Macneil Shonle. “Even the Starbucks inside had slow or downed registers.” Customers in Culver City, Eagle Rock, San Clemente and Salt Lake City […]

  • Metro Bus Slams Into Traffic-Light Pole in Bell; 14 Injured

    Fourteen people suffered minor injuries Sunday morning when a Metro bus collided with a traffic-light pole in Bell, authorities said. Firefighters responded at 6:58 a.m. to the intersection of Atlantic and Florence avenues (map), said Battalion Chief Mitchell Brown of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The bus, which had been traveling eastbound on Florence, came to a stop on the sidewalk just east of Atlantic. Eight ambulances were called to the scene and transported the injured to hospitals, Brown said. […]

  • California Legislature Passes $156.4-Billion 2014-15 Budget

    The California Legislature approved a $156.4-billion state budget on Sunday, capping a week of intense negotiations over education, social services and environmental policies. The spending plan — which includes a $108-billion general fund, $7.3 billion larger than last year — is scheduled to take effect July 1. It funds preschool for children from poor families, increases welfare grants and continues expanding public healthcare under President Obama’s federal overhaul. The budget also takes steps to address the shortfall in the teacher […]

  • Preparations Underway for L.A. Kings Victory Parade in Downtown – Christina Pascucci Reports

    The L.A. Kings are set to celebrate their Stanley Cup championship with a parade Monday in downtown Los Angeles. Christina Pascucci reports for the KTLA 5 News on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

  • Fans in Hollywood Remember Radio Legend Casey Kasem – Kacey Montoya Reports

    Fans remembered radio legend Casey Kasem on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, where the famed broadcaster was honored years ago with a star. Kasem’s daughter announced his death Sunday morning. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

  • Checkout-System Glitch Leads to Long Lines at U.S. Target Stores – Mark Mester Reports

    A widespread checkout-system glitch at Target stores resulted in long lines but was not related to a security issue, a company spokesperson said. Mark Mester reports for the KTLA 5 News on Sunday, June 15, 2014.

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