‘Credible Terror Threat’ Prompts Closure of All Los Angeles Public Schools

All of Los Angeles’ public schools were closed Tuesday due to a “credible terror threat,” officials said. Read more

Los Angeles officials Release Picture of Man In Investigation Into Attempted Kidnapping of 2 Girls

Authorities asked the public for help Monday in locating a “person of interest” in their investigation into the recent kidnapping attempt of two young girls from their home in an unincorporated area near Gardena. Read more

Madonna, Ashton Kutcher’s Rabbi Yehuda Berg Liable For Sexual Misconduct Against Follower

Madonna and Ashton Kutcher’s rabbi was found liable for sexual misconduct against a follower. According to Jewish Business News, Kabbalah Centre International and Rabbi Yehuda Berg was sued for inflicting emotional distress on Jena Scaccetti. Read more

Kabbalah Centre Rabbi Yehuda Berg To Pay $127,500 In Sexual-Advance Suit

A woman who brought a sexual misconduct suit against the former co-director of the Kabbalah Center, a spiritual group whose brand of Jewish mysticism has drawn many celebrity devotees, was awarded $177,500 in damages by a jury on Tuesday. Read more

Los Angeles County Cop Murdered In PD Parking Lot Believed ‘Targeted,’

A Downey police officer was apparently targeted when he was fatally shot while sitting in his personal vehicle in the station’s parking lot, and investigators detained several people and continued searching for others in connection to the deadly incident as of Thursday morning, sheriff’s officials said. Read more

Kabbalah Centre Rabbi Yehuda Berg Sued on Rape Allegations

The former co-director of Kabbalah Centre International plied a student with Vicodin and alcohol, then inappropriately touched her and tried to have sex with her, an attorney told a jury Tuesday. Read more

California – Secret Military Activity Forces LAX To Detour Night Flights For Coming Week

Mysterious military activity west of Los Angeles International Airport is forcing the airport–one of the nation’s busiest– to temporarily divert overnight landings and departures. Read more

Doctor Charged In $150 Million Insurance Scheme

LOS ANGELES — An orthopedic surgeon was charged as the ringleader in one of the state’s biggest health fraud schemes, which included unnecessary operations by an untrained assistant that scarred patients forever, according to indictments unsealed Tuesday. Read more

Moshe Matsri, Israeli Organized Crime Figure Gets 32 Years In US

LOS ANGELES — A Los Angeles man who prosecutors say was a leader of an Israeli organized crime ring that moved drugs and money across the globe was sentenced Friday to 32 years in prison. Read more