Crash leaves Tiger Woods’ golfing future in doubt after latest injuries – National

Already in the final chapter of one of golf’s greatest careers, Tiger Woods may have penned a shocking end to that story on Tuesday when the winner of 15 majors was involved in a single-car crash and taken to the hospital with multiple injuries. Battered by years of back and knee surgeries, Woods has […]

Tiger Woods injured, extracted with ‘jaws of life’ after car crash, sheriff says – National

Tiger Woods has been injured after after a roll-over traffic collision, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department says. The LASD tweeted Woods was driving on the border of Rolling Hills Estates and Rancho Palos Verdes when the car crashed, sustaining major damage. They said Woods needed to be pulled from the scene with the […]

George Floyd ‘valentine’ circulated among officers prompts LAPD investigation – National

By Staff The Associated Press Posted February 15, 2021 11:35 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ The Los Angeles Police Department has launched an internal investigation after an officer reported that a photo of George Floyd […]

Pilot reports another ‘jetpack rocket man’ in sky near L.A. airport – National

A rocket man is burning up air traffic controllers once again at Los Angeles International Airport, after another flight crew reported a close encounter with an unidentified flying individual in a jetpack. The encounter happened around 1:45 p.m. local time on Wednesday, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) says. It’s the second time a […]

L.A. police officer injured after man steals gun, opens fire inside station – National

A Los Angeles Police Department officer suffered minor injuries during an altercation in a police station with a man who wrestled away the officer’s gun, fired it and then ran when another officer shot at him, authorities said. The suspect, who was not wounded, got into a vehicle and drove off, police said. Officers […]

‘Stubborn’ California wildfire fueled by lack of firefighting resources: officials – National

A lack of firefighting resources in the hours after it was sparked allowed a fast-moving wildfire to make an unprecedented run through Southern California mountains and eventually find fuel in old-growth trees to become one of Los Angeles County’s largest fires ever, an official said Tuesday. The Bobcat Fire has burned for more than […]

Black man was not holding gun when fatally shot by Los Angeles police, lawyer says – National

A Black man shot and killed by Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies wasn’t holding a gun when they opened fire, attorneys for his family said Tuesday, contradicting a claim that he had picked up a dropped weapon during a struggle.   Read more: Protesters gather after Black man shot, killed by police in Los […]

Desert homes near Los Angeles threatened by massive California wildfire – National

An enormous wildfire that churned through mountains northeast of Los Angeles and into the Mojave Desert was still threatening homes on Monday and was one of more than two dozen major fires burning across California. Five of the largest wildfires in state history are currently burning and more than 14,500 square kilometers have been […]

Strong winds force California wildfire into desert floor, burning houses – National

Strong winds pushed a wildfire burning for nearly two weeks in mountains northeast of Los Angeles onto the desert floor and spread it rapidly in several directions, causing it to explode in size and destroy homes, officials said Saturday. Meanwhile, officials were investigating the death of a firefighter on the lines of another Southern […]