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Los Angeles County, California: County in California, United States
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of the U.S. state of California, is the single most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2018. As such, it is the largest non–state level government entity in the United States. Its population is larger than that of 41 individual U.S. states. It is the third-largest metropolitan economy in the world, with a Nominal GDP of over $700 billion—larger than the GDPs of countries such as Belgium, Norway, or Taiwan. It has 88 incorporated cities and many unincorporated areas and, at 4,083 square miles (10,570 km2), it is larger than the combined areas of Delaware and Rhode Island. The county is home to more than one-quarter of California residents and is one of the most ethnically-diverse counties in the U.S. Its county seat, Los Angeles, is also California's most populous city and the second most populous city in the U.S., with about 4 million residents.

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Nearly 66,000 weed convictions dating back to 1961 to be dismissed in Los Angeles County

Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey on Thursday announced nearly 66,000 marijuana convictions have been dismissed.
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Harvey Weinstein trial: Key accuser recalls thinking 'God was blessing me by meeting him'

Jessica Mann says Harvey Weinstein raped her in 2013 in New York. She took stand to describe other alleged assaults in Los Angeles County.
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Videos for Los Angeles County, California


Tears and prayers at mural honoring Kobe Bryant and daughter [Video]Tears and prayers at mural honoring Kobe Bryant and daughter

Mourners gather at mural honoring Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna in Los Angeles

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:37Published

Worldwide basketball star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash [Video]Worldwide basketball star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

Worldwide basketball star Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash in Los Angeles atage of 41

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:39Published

New York's Madison Square Garden lit up in tribute to Kobe Bryant [Video]New York's Madison Square Garden lit up in tribute to Kobe Bryant

Madison Square Garden in New York City lit up in purple and gold in tribute to Kobe Bryant

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 00:31Published

Nine dead in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash in Calabasas [Video]Nine dead in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash in Calabasas

NBA great Kobe Bryant among nine dead in helicopter crash near Los Angeles

Credit: Reuters - Sports     Duration: 01:45Published

California copter crash kills nine -L.A. County officials [Video]California copter crash kills nine -L.A. County officials

Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva says he believes there were nine victims of a helicopter crash that reportedly killed former NBA Star Kobe Bryant. Villanueva said, "it would be extremely..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:20Published

Judge threatens to jail Weinstein for texting, jury selection begins [Video]Judge threatens to jail Weinstein for texting, jury selection begins

Harvey Weinstein's rape trial took a dramatic turn on Tuesday as the judge threatened to revoke his bail and jail the former film producer after catching him using his cellphone as jury selection got..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:38Published

Harvey Weinstein faces new charges in LA for sex crimes [Video]Harvey Weinstein faces new charges in LA for sex crimes

Los Angeles prosecutors indicted Harvey Weinstein on Monday on sex crime charges just hours after the former film producer appeared in a New York court for the start of his rape trial, which has become..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:32Published

U.S. Auto Safety Agency to Investigate Fatal Tesla Crash In California [Video]U.S. Auto Safety Agency to Investigate Fatal Tesla Crash In California

According to Reuters, the fatal Dec. 29 crash of a Tesla vehicle in Southern California will be investigated by the U.S. government’s auto safety regulator. Earlier this month, the NHTSA said it had..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:30Published

 

Here are the 9 victims of the Calabasas helicopter crash, including Kobe Bryant

While Los Angeles officials haven't named the victims, their identities have been confirmed through official channels or by family and friends.
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Helicopter crash kills 5 in Calabasas, California; no survivors

Five people were killed when a helicopter slammed into a hillside near Malibu in Los Angeles County, authorities said.
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Los Angeles County confirms first case of coronavirus

The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health said on Sunday it had confirmed the first case of the novel coronavirus in county.
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Kevin Spacey Accuser’s Estate Drops Sexual Assault Lawsuit

A Los Angeles County massage therapist, who died in September, had accused Mr. Spacey of groping him and making improper advances during a 2016 massage.
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Santa Clarita shooting: What we know about the Saugus High School suspected gunman, victims

Saugus High School in Santa Clarita, near Los Angeles, will remain closed Friday as authorities continue their investigation of a deadly shooting.
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Authorities give details on shooting at California high school

At least two people have died and several were wounded in a shooting Thursday morning at Saugus High School in Southern California, authorities said. Los Angeles County Sheriff Alex Villanueva said..
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Saugus High School shootings: What you need to know about Santa Clarita, California

Santa Clarita is the third-most-populated city in Los Angeles County. It was named the third-safest city in America by Parenting Magazine in 2014.  
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At least five wounded after shooting at California high school: officials

At least five people were wounded after a shooter opened fire at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, a city north of Los Angeles, officials said.
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Shooting reported at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita in Los Angeles County

Authorities in Los Angeles County were responding to reports of a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita.  
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A dozen people shot, three fatally during apparent Halloween party

Authorities say two hooded suspects opened fire at a home in Long Beach, California, outside L.A., then fled
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California residents return after fire evacuations

A wildfire Thursday destroyed at least six houses in the Santa Clarita area north of Los Angeles and led to evacuation orders for up to 50,000 residents. (Oct. 27)
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Homes destroyed in Los Angeles-area wildfire

Los Angeles County fire officials say more than 15,000 structures are threatened by a wind-driven wildfire burning among suburban developments north of Los Angeles. (Oct. 25)
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Live Updates: California Fires Force Evacuations

Strong wind gusts fanned the flames of a wildfire in northern Los Angeles County on Thursday, forcing the evacuation of at least 50,000 people, the authorities said.
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California wildfires spark mandatory evacuations in Los Angeles

A fast-moving wildfire sweeping through Los Angeles County prompted mandatory evacuation orders for more than 100,000 people.
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Wind-driven fire near Los Angeles threatens homes

Los Angeles authorities say about 100,000 people have been ordered to evacuate their homes because of a wildfire on the northern edge of the city in the San Fernando Valley area. (Oct. 11)  
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Los Angeles County bans flavored tobacco products

The county's Board of Supervisors is also urging California Gov. Gavin Newsom to pass a statewide ban on the products
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Search warrants served in California boat fire that killed 34 people

U.S. authorities are conducting a criminal investigation into the fiery dive boat disaster that killed 34 people off the coast of California. The FBI, Coast Guard and U.S. attorney in Los Angeles are..
CBS News - Published

Los Angeles County reports vaping-related death

Health authorities are investigating Los Angeles County’s first known death associated with vaping a marijuana product, and 10 other cases of lung injury have been reported that are potentially..
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Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping

A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Bribery Case Implicates California Official

Monday: An update on the former Los Angeles County sheriff. Also: An air quality map, and a peek into the process of illustrating Modern Love.
NYTimes.com - Published

Los Angeles-area fire spurs evacuation orders

Crews are fighting an Los Angeles-area brush fire that prompted evacuation orders in a Glendale neighborhood and nearby freeways. The Los Angeles Fire Department said Sunday no injuries or structure..
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Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles County deputy sheriff

A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby.
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Los Angeles County deputy sheriff hit by sniper targeting cops

A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby.
Reuters - Published

California gang members charged in L.A. machete murders, racketeering

Twenty-two Los Angeles members of the notorious MS-13 gang with nicknames such as "Desastre" and "Lucifer" have been charged with running a criminal racketeering enterprise enforced with a string of..
Reuters - Published

Calif. casino roof collapses, no major injuries

Authorities say there were mostly minor injuries reported after a roof collapsed in the lobby of Larry Flynt's Lucky Lady Casino in Gardena, a suburb of Los Angeles. (July 15)  
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More than 60,000 people now homeless in LA County

Los Angeles residents need to earn nearly $50 an hour just to afford the median monthly rent
CBS News - Published

Paraplegic man sues Avenatti over missing $4M

A paraplegic man previously represented by Michael Avenatti has filed a lawsuit alleging the embattled lawyer neglected to pay him millions he was due in a settlement with Los Angeles County. (June..
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Los Angeles County seeks action from city on toilets, rats and trash to combat homeless crisis

In a letter, the county recounts a meeting with Los Angeles city officials to try to get basic sanitation for thousands living on the streets
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Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens

Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into..
Reuters - Published

Priced out: L.A.'s hidden homeless

Los Angeles is in the midst of the worst homeless crisis the city has ever seen, driven by rising rents, stagnant wages and an affordable housing shortage. CBSN Originals' Adam Yamaguchi meets a single..
CBS News - Published

Los Angeles' homeless numbers rise again despite huge spending

Despite spending millions on housing, the number of homeless people in Los Angeles County rose 12% to 58,936. Some call it a public health crisis.
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