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  1. Newly Appointed USC Medical School Dean Out Amid Revelations of Sexual Harassment Claim

    10.06 / 02:24 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    After the dean of USC’s medical school resigned last year amid long-running complaints about his drinking and boorish treatment of colleagues, university leaders assured students and faculty that his successor would be worthy of respect. The man USC chose, however, had a black mark on his own personnel record: A finding by the university 15 years ago that he had behaved inappropriately toward a female medical school fellow. USC formally disciplined the dean, Rohit Varma, in 2003 following a…
  2. 7-Eleven Owner Arrested After Allegedly Staging Robbery With Former Employee

    10.06 / 02:24 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    A 7-Eleven franchises owner was arrested after allegedly staging a robbery with a former employee in effort to defraud the corporation, Yucaipa Police Department officials said Thursday. Frank Seville reported a robbery at his store in the 32400 block of Yucaipa Boulevard on Aug. 12. He told police a woman shoved him as he was walking from the cash register to his office with a large amount of money. Seville reported that the woman stole the deposit envelope and ran…
  3. USC Medical School Dean Fired After 2003 Sexual Harassment Claim, $135K Settlement Revealed

    10.06 / 02:24 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    After the dean of USC’s medical school resigned last year amid long-running complaints about his drinking and boorish treatment of colleagues, university leaders assured students and faculty that his successor would be worthy of respect. The man USC chose, however, had a black mark on his own personnel record: A finding by the university 15 years ago that he had behaved inappropriately toward a female medical school fellow. USC formally disciplined the dean, Rohit Varma, in 2003 following a…
  4. ‘Glee’ Actor Agrees to Plead Guilty to Possessing Child Porn, Spend 20 Years in Prison

    10.04 / 23:21 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    “Glee” star Mark Salling has admitted to possessing a massive cache of child pornography and agreed to spend up to 20 years in federal prison and register as a sex offender for life, federal court documents show. In a plea agreement filed with the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Tuesday, Salling, 35, has agreed to plead guilty to one federal count of possession of child pornography stemming from an indictment filed last year. Salling is [&#…
  5. L.A. County to Pay $4 Million to Families of Couple Killed in 2013 Palmdale Crash Involving Speeding Deputy

    10.04 / 23:02 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors has approved a $4-million payout to settle a wrongful death suit brought by the families of a couple killed four years ago when a sheriff’s deputy raced into a Palmdale intersection at more than 80 miles per hour and struck their car, records show. Sara Paynter and Robert Delgadillo were killed in December 2013 when the Ford Explorer they were riding in was struck by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department cruiser that [&#…
  6. Elite L.A. School Reaches Settlement With Former Student Who Was Impregnated by Her English Teacher

    10.04 / 21:57 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Marlborough School has reached a settlement agreement with Chelsea Burkett, 33, who was impregnated by an English teacher when she was a student there. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michael P. Linfield presided over the agreement, whose details have been sealed under a confidentiality clause . Burkett’s lawyer David Ring also represents another former student who says she was abused by the teacher. The other woman filed her lawsuit under a pseudonym. “It has been a very difficult …
  7. 4 Charged in Feb. 2016 Killing of 1-Year-Old Compton Girl Fatally Shot in Her Crib: LASD

    10.04 / 21:30 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Nearly 20 months after a 1-year-old girl was fatally shot while she was in her crib in Compton, four people face various charges related to her killing, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday. Autumn Johnson died after being struck in the head by a bullet in the 300 block of North Holly Avenue on the evening of Feb. 9, 2016.  Responding deputies, in an effort to save the child’s life, rushed the toddler in their own patrol car …
  8. Pennsylvania Lawmaker With Anti-Abortion Voting Record Urged His Lover to Get One, Texts Suggest

    10.04 / 21:30 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Rep. Tim Murphy, a Pennsylvania Republican with a staunchly anti-abortion voting record, urged a woman he was having an affair with to get an abortion, according to messages obtained by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Murphy admitted to the affair in September, and texts reported on by the Post-Gazette showed the woman accused Murphy of hypocrisy in January after an anti-abortion message was posted to his Facebook account. “You have zero issue posting your pro-life stance all over the p…
  9. Congressional Hearing on ‘Stealthing,’ or Nonconsensual Condom Removal, Requested by 2 Democratic Lawmakers

    10.04 / 21:30 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Democratic Reps. Ro Khanna of California and Carolyn Maloney of New York sent a letter on Wednesday requesting the House judiciary committee convene a hearing addressing nonconsensual condom removal, more commonly known as “stealthing.” The legislators are raising the issue in hope that the public can better understand the scope of this problem and examine any potential legal remedies to it. In a joint statement, the lawmakers’ office said “stealthing” should b…
  10. L.A. to Pay $7.5 Million to Settle Suit from Bicyclist Left Quadriplegic After Porter Ranch Crash

    10.04 / 21:30 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Los Angeles will pay $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit filed by a severely injured bicyclist, the latest in a string of costly payouts for gruesome crashes on its roads. The City Council voted Wednesday to approve the payout and end the legal dispute with William Yao, who sued the city after a devastating crash three years ago in Porter Ranch. Yao was riding south in a bike lane on Reseda Boulevard when his tire hit a patch of pavement that had […
  11. 22 More People Hospitalized in San Diego County’s Growing Hepatitis A Outbreak

    10.04 / 19:43 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Add 20 more cases and 22 more hospitalizations to San Diego County’s ever-growing hepatitis A outbreak. Tuesday afternoon the county Health and Human Services Agency raised the number of the outbreak’s confirmed cases to 481 from 461 and hospitalizations to 337 from 315. The death count associated with the outbreak, which started in November 2016, remained at 17 for a second straight week. For the last two weeks, the health department has reported having more than 40 cases under inves…
  12. Changing The Way Football Players Practice With MVP Drive Robotic Tackling Dummy.

    10.04 / 19:43 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    The Athletic Director for Harvard Westlake Matt LaCour joined us live to tell us all about the MVPDrive Robotic Tackling Dummy. A group of researchers and engineers at Dartmouth College, led by their Head Football Coach Buddy Teevens, decided it was time to put an end to player on player tackling during practice. Studies have shown that the majority of injuries were taking place during practice so they created this robot.  By simulating human motion, the MVPDrive allows players to …
  13. L.A. County Coroner Investigating Tom Petty’s Death

    10.04 / 19:43 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    The Los Angeles County coroner will determine the cause of death for singer-songwriter Tom Petty, officials said Wednesday. Petty, 66, died Monday at UCLA Medical Center after he became unconscious at his Malibu home. A statement from the performer’s manager said Petty died of cardiac arrest. Though the singer’s death isn’t considered suspicious, an official determination of the cause of death is the jurisdiction of the coroner, said department spokesman Ed Winter. The coroner investigates …
  14. Mark Cuban, a Trump Critic, Says He Is ‘Considering’ 2020 Presidential Run

    10.04 / 19:43 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Mark Cuban, who became President Donald Trump’s top critic from the reality TV and business world in 2016, said that although Trump might have poisoned the well for business leaders to run for office, it won’t stop him from “considering” a 2020 run. “Anybody who knows me, anyone who listens to me, anybody who talks to me isn’t going to think I’m anything like Donald Trump,” Cuban told Bakari Sellers on Tuesday on the CNN contributor’s…
  15. Las Vegas Shooter’s Girlfriend Being Interviewed by FBI in Los Angeles

    10.04 / 18:15 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    The girlfriend of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock was slated to be interviewed by investigators at the Los Angeles headquarters of the FBI Wednesday morning, an official said. Clark County Sheriff Joseph Lombardo told reporters meeting President Trump’s plane in Nevada that the interview was to be conducted shortly. FBI officials would not confirm the interview timing but acknowledged that the woman, Marilou Danley, was expected to consent to be interviewed by investigators.…
  16. ‘Statistically, It’s Coming’: California Prepares for the Next Big Earthquake

    10.04 / 18:15 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    The scene is terrifying — entire sections of a Mexico City office building fall away and crash to the ground. The screams of people reacting are almost worse. That moment, captured on cellphone video, shows just one of a number of buildings, from apartments to schools to governmental offices, that collapsed during the 7.1 magnitude quake that hit Mexico on September 19. “I’ve seen that video,” says Mark Schlaich, vice president of engineering at Los Angeles-based…
  17. Announcing New Gun Control Push, Sen. Feinstein Says Daughter Almost Went to Vegas Concert

    10.04 / 18:15 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein is launching another push to combat gun violence, this time targeting accessories that make it possible to convert a semi-automatic gun to fire rounds rapidly like an automatic weapon. The California Democrat said her bill, which had 26 Democratic co-sponsors as of Wednesday morning, would ban the sale, transfer, importation, manufacture or possession of bump fire stocks — also known simply as “bump stocks” — as well as trigger cranks and other…
  18. Images Show Inside of Las Vegas Shooter’s Hotel Room (Warning: Graphic Content)

    10.04 / 17:23 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Warning: This video features graphic content. Viewer discretion is advised.  It took nine to 11 minutes of gunfire for Stephen Paddock to carry out the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history. From his 32nd-floor window at a Las Vegas hotel, Paddock fired a barrage of bullets at 22,000 concertgoers below — an attack that appears to have been meticulously planned. The gunman checked into the room days in advance, stocked a cache of weapons there and set up cameras …
  19. Wells Fargo to Refund Fees Charged for Delays That Were Primarily Bank’s Own Fault

    10.04 / 16:50 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
    Wells Fargo & Co. said Wednesday that it will refund a swath of mortgage rate lock extension fees assessed during a time when the bank charged those fees to some customers for delays that were primarily the bank’s own fault. As it looks to win back trust after a scandal over its sales practices, the San Francisco bank said it will reach out to customers who paid rate lock extension fees requested from Sept. 16, 2013, through Feb. 28, 2017, and [&…
  20. Crenshaw Emergency Disaster Preparedness Expo

    10.04 / 16:50 ktla.com Ktla.com - Los Angeles
        Gayle Anderson was live in Reseda at the Volunteer Emergency Command Center (VECC) Operations Valley Bureau, one of the many participants in the Saturday, October 7th, 2017 CRENSHAW COMMUNITY DISASTER PREPAREDNESS EXPO 2017 at West Angeles Cathedral in Los Angeles. The goal of the free event is to be sure communities are aware of the resources and information available to get ready for next emergency or disaster; earthquake, fire, flood and more.  The kind of information …