Juror complications on Tuesday delayed opening statements in the New York trial of Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, one of the world's most notorious criminals accused of spending a quarter of a century smuggling cocaine into the United States.
The Woolsey Fire has now burned more than 83,275 acres, over 130 square miles of terrain stretching from Thousand Oaks, through Agoura, Bell Canyon, Calabasas, Kanan Dune, Point Dume and south to Pepperdine University (which has not burned). A break in the winds has enabled firefighters to achieve 10 percent containment by Sunday morning.
Ian David Long, 28, a former Marine who served 2009-2011, spending seven months in Afghanistan, had a history of disruptive behavior, according to neighbors. He lived in a quietly typical community only a few miles from the Borderline Bar & Grill, where he shot 12 people before apparently turning the gun on himself Wednesday evening.
A Pepperdine University student was identified Thursday as one of 13 people who died in an overnight shooting at a Thousand Oaks nightclub crowded with patrons, including 16 students from the Malibu college and three off-duty Los Angeles Police Department officers.
In Northern California, the Camp Fire and the Butte Fire have claimed multiple lives.
The Woolsey Fire has scorched more than 10,000 acres and is threatening the City of Malibu on its way to the ocean with zero percent containment. Spurred by high winds and Santa Ana conditions, the fire line can be seen stretching across a seemingly endless boundary. More than 75,000 homes are under evacuation orders.
Los Angeles County Sheriff Jim McDonnell is facing a challenge Tuesday from retired sheriff's Lt. Alex Villanueva in what amounts to a referendum on McDonnell's efforts to overhaul a scandal-plagued department while maintaining public safety and the faith of those who work for him.
Halloween Parking Restrictions are coming in Beverly Hills.
New US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh dove into his new job Tuesday, shrugging off the controversy over his nomination and firing off a handful of questions at his first hearing, a case on prison reform.