Authorities are accusing a Hemet man of murdering his 5-year-old daughter, his wife (the girl’s step-mother) as well as slashing the throat of a third adult female — an acquaintance — Saturday evening.
San Diego County has seen a nearly 22 percent increase in the number of deaths linked to prescription drug abuse in the last five years, according to a county report.
Fire officials sought to raise public awareness of heat-related deaths in Los Angeles County amid a late summer heatwave.
Authorities Saturday were investigating the discovery of two bodies inside a recently foreclosed home in Riverside County.
The families of two women who were fatally electrocuted following a crash in Valley Village last year have sued the city of Los Angeles and the Department of Water and Power (DWP).
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office says death is “imminent” for one woman hospitalized following a deadly shooting rampage in Santa Monica.
Federal officials are declaring an “unusual mortality event” after hundreds of California sea lion pups have become stranded in Southern California
A confidential county report obtained by the Los Angeles Times on policies at the troubled Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) found repeated and avoidable mistakes may have lead to the deaths of 14 children.
Amid a sharp uptick in the number of patients being treated for flu-like symptoms, one Mission Viejo doctor said Friday he has seen several that were already vaccinated.
A growing coyote presence in Orange County will be among the issues discussed by the Huntington Beach City Council on Monday.
The high-caffeine shot, 5-hour Energy has been linked to more than 13 deaths since 2009.
A Rowland Heights doctor accused in the prescription-drug-overdose deaths of three men pleaded not guilty on Friday.
U.S. health officials reported Wednesday three times the usual number of West Nile cases for this time of year and one expert called it “one of the largest” outbreaks since the virus appeared in this country in 1999.
Prosecutors are calling for the death penalty for an arsonist convicted of causing five deaths during a 2003 Southern California wildfire.
Transit officials have created a special task force to find out why there are so many accidents and suicides involving Blue Line trains.