Last Build Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:16:23 -0800
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:16:23 -0800A man who barricaded himself inside an Arleta home Tuesday with a shotgun drew a swift response from officers with the Special Weapons And Tactics unit.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 15:10:22 -0800The "game" conceived by Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt, 61, was a tasting test during which he kept the children blindfolded, sources familiar with the investigation said.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:29:03 -0800DNA evidence collected in the classroom of a teacher accused of gagging and blindfolding children and feeding them semen is considered central in the felony cases against him, a detective said. Mark Berndt was charged Tuesday with 23 felony counts...
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 14:20:21 -0800Someone has created a fake Twitter account using the name of Los Angeles Councilman Eric Garcetti -- and is making mischief for the mayoral hopeful in the process. The satirical Twitter account, which goes under the handle @Eric_Garcetti, has churned...
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:36:26 -0800The Marine Corps and the Montford Point Marine Assn. are looking for African-Americans who trained from 1942 to 1949 at the segregated Marine facility Camp Montford Point.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:32:20 -0800A sheriff's detective called a parent at Miramonte Elementary last spring and told him his now 11-year-old son appeared in photos taken by teacher Mark Brendt, who is charged with abusing 23 children at the school.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:27:52 -0800A semi truck carrying strawberry puree tipped over Tuesday on an interchange along Interstate 80 in Roseville, northeast of Sacramento.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:17:02 -0800A Costa Mesa man was arrested after allegedly pointing a handgun at a woman driving past him, police said. Michael Peck, 24, had the emergency lights on in a gray Nissan Altima in a parking lot in the 2800 block...
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:07:36 -0800Parents at Miramonte Elementary School in South L.A. said they were stunned by allegations that a longtime teacher was arrested on charges that he abused at least 23 children.
Tue, 31 Jan 2012 13:04:06 -0800World history and economics teacher at John Muir High School wins the Milken Educator Award -- a national prize that comes with $25,000, with no strings attached.