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City Council Committee Votes To Support LA Bid For 2024 Olympic Games

A Los Angeles City Council gave its support Friday to a possible city bid to host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games.

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Misspelled 710 Freeway Sign Taken Down

One of the busiest streets in all of Los Angeles is apparently suffering from an identity crisis.


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5 Freeway Closed Nearly 4 Hours While Man Hangs Off Overpass Sign

“It’s been horrible,” said one motorist.


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LA Named As Finalist To Host 2024 Summer Olympics

The city of Los Angeles is on a short-list of four finalists to potentially host the 2024 Summer Olympic Games, officials announced Friday.


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MIT Creates Map Highlighting LA’s Most Dangerous Streets For Bicyclists

Researchers at MIT have created an interactive map of the 2,043 bicycle crashes that were reported in Los Angeles in 2012.

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Former Olympic Champion, USC Track And Field Star Wilbur Thompson Dies

Thompson died on Christmas, according to a statement Tuesday from the University of Southern California, where he was a member of the school’s 1942 NCAA championship track and field team.


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LAPD Maps Out Places For Motorists To Avoid During President Obama Visit

The LAPD said the following areas should be avoided “when possible.”


US National Team coach Mark Schubert (far right) is seen in this photo with (left to right) Daniel Massimino, NASA Astronaut Mike Massimino and Michael Phelps at the 2009 ConocoPhillips Nationals Championships & World Championship Trials on July 10, 2009 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Olympic Swim Coach Named In OC Sex Abuse Lawsuit

A legendary swim coach who trained with Janet Evans and other Olympians faced a lawsuit from a colleague who claims he interfered with another coach’s attempts to uncover sex abuse allegations.


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Webb Simpson Wins U.S. Open For First Major Golf Title

Webb Simpson wins U.S. Open for first major golf title.



Multiple LAPD Divisions On Tactical Alert For Shotgun Suspect

The three robberies on Tuesday night brings the total number to as many as 10 in the last two weeks.


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3 Plead Not Guilty In Theft Of Olympic Gold Medal

Three men have pleaded not guilty to stealing an Olympic gold medal and other items during break-ins at Oceanside homes.