All Los Angeles area public schools were shut down after a school board member received an emailed threat that raised fears of another attack like the deadly shooting in nearby San Bernardino. The shutdown abruptly closed more than 1,000 schools.
Prosecutors have revealed details about the "depraved conduct" of a couple who allegedly tortured their 13 children. The parents, who pleaded not guilty, face up to life in prison if convicted of multiple charges.
The most destructive wildfires in southern California's history continued to rage across Northern LA, threatening major coastal towns. The so-called Thomas Fire has already scorched an area larger than New York City.
Three people are dead, including the gunman, after a shooting at an elementary school in the US city of San Bernardino, California. Emergency services called the incident an "apparent murder-suicide."
When residents of a low-income housing project in South Los Angeles turn on their faucets, the water runs black, brown and yellow. Now they're fighting for the right to clean drinking water.
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