30 minutes ago | Real Estate
If you wonder why the median price of a home here ($530,000, according to real estate data firm CoreLogic), is so damn high, look no further than the high end of L.A.'s housing market. It's astronomical. Real estate site Point2 Homes parsed i...
24 hours ago | Transportation
New car paper plates: Vehicle pursuit suspects always seem to have them, which can present myriad problems for law enforcement. They hinder the government's ability to issue red-light-camera tickets and toll-road fines. And cops don't know who's b...
1 day ago | WTF
Don't ask us how they did it, or whether or not the science is 100 percent accurate. But it's pretty fascinating. The folks at the Aizman Law Firm, an L.A.-based criminal defense practice, commissioned a computer analysis of more than 30,000 Ameri...
2 days ago | Crime
A Los Angeles Police Department officer wounded during a running gun battle in Watts last night was released from a hospital today, Officer Drake Madison said. The shootout took place about 11 p.m. after officers on patrol chased a man fleeing fro...
2 days ago | Marijuana
A plan to tax recreational marijuana locally, should it be legalized by California voters in November, is now being taken off the shelf. L.A. County Supervisor Sheila Kuehl, who proposed the 10 percent tax on the gross receipts of pot bu...
2 days ago | Education
The expletives that come out of you without warning when someone cuts you off in traffic might actually be accurate. A new report from personal finance site WalletHub suggests Los Angeles is not the smartest city around. In fact, by some metrics w...