Homicides Drop Significantly In Los Angeles CountyThe number of homicides in the county with more than 10 million residents dropped from 210 killings in 2016 to 167 this year.
Medical Experts Suggest Intubation Procedures Could Help More ChildrenA decision was made in the late 1990s not to allow L.A. County paramedics to use tubes on kids after county officials conducted a landmark and controversial study.
'Don't Be Silent': LA County Officials Appeal To Public In Thwarting Child Sex TraffickingOfficials are hoping to stop a growing worldwide epidemic of child sex trafficking from taking more victims in Los Angeles.
Advocates Say Disabled Often Banned From VotingAt a time when election officials are struggling to convince more Americans to vote, advocates for the disabled say thousands of people with intellectual or developmental disabilities have been systematically denied that basic right in the nation's largest county.
SoCal Residents Worry About Possible Housing Bubble As Prices Climb, Inventory DropsClimbing prices, combined with low inventory, is causing worry for some would-be home buyers, concerned about the possibility of another bubble.
Gas Prices Back On The Climb As Refineries Prepare For Rising TemperaturesAAA says the average price of a gallon of gas now tops $3.93 in L.A. County.
LA County Adopts 'Vicious' Dog OrdinanceThe Board of Supervisors on Tuesday agreed to approve an ordinance giving animal control officers the right to declare a dog "vicious," a designation that can potentially lead to the animal being euthanized.
Lawmakers Approve LA County's First Off-Leash Dog ParkThe Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved funding to develop Los Angeles County's first off-leash area for dogs in a county park.
Foam Container Ban Approved L.A. County FacilitiesIn a nod to environmentalists, Los Angeles County supervisors have voted to ban foam food containers at most county facilities, including restaurants, catering trucks, hospitals, golf courses and concessions.