California Woman Charged with Dumping Puppies in Trash

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California woman could face up to seven years behind bars on a slew of charges filed Tuesday after authorities say surveillance video showed her casually tossing a bag of 3-day-old puppies into a trash can on a sweltering day. Deborah S...
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Grammy-Nominated Rapper Nipsey Hussle Shot and Killed

LOS ANGELES — Rapper Nipsey Hussle was fatally shot outside the clothing store he founded to help rebuild his troubled South Los Angeles neighborhood, police said, cutting short a career that earned him a Grammy nomination this year for his major-label debut. ...
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Michael Avenatti Charged With Extortion and Wire, Bank Fraud

LOS ANGELES — U.S. prosecutors on two coasts have charged President Donald Trump critic and attorney Michael Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud. A spokesman for the U.S. attorney in Los Angeles said Avenatti was arrested Monday in New York. ...
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‘Fight Back!’ Consumer Reporter David Horowitz Dies

LOS ANGELES — David Horowitz, whose "Fight Back!" syndicated program made him perhaps the best-known consumer reporter in the U.S., has died. He was 81. Horowitz had dementia and died on Thursday in Los Angeles, a family spokesman said. "I don't consider...