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Judge orders Durst of 'The Jinx' to stand trial in murder case

26 Oct 2018

LOS ANGELES Robert Durst, the subject of an HBO documentary, "The Jinx," must stand trial in the 2000 murder of his longtime friend, a judge ruled on Thursday at a hearing interrupted at times by outbursts from Durst.

Real estate scion Robert Durst made his wife fear him: witness

16 Oct 2018

LOS ANGELES Robert Durst, a real estate scion charged with murder who was profiled in the HBO television documentary "The Jinx," struck fear in his wife in the early 1980s before she disappeared, a witness testified in court on Monday in Los Angeles.

Korean summit stirs mix of hope, scepticism in Los Angeles' K-Town

28 Apr 2018

LOS ANGELES In the gritty, billboard-festooned Los Angeles neighbourhood of Koreatown, at the heart of America's largest ethnic Korean community, residents expressed bemusement and hope at the latest promise of rapprochement between North and South Korea.

Twenty dead in California mudslides, major highway closed

15 Jan 2018

LOS ANGELES The death toll from Southern California mudslides that swallowed dozens of homes and forced the closure of a major highway along the picturesque Santa Barbara County coast rose to 20 on Sunday, with four other people still reported missing. | Video

Thousands flee as wildfire 'beast' grows to California's third-largest

17 Dec 2017

VENTURA, Calif. A raging California wildfire powered by fierce winds grew into the third-largest in state history on Saturday as forced evacuations turned neighborhoods into ghost towns and ash fell in some areas like heavy snow. | Video

California firefighters make gains ahead of strong winds

10 Dec 2017

VENTURA, Calif. Firefighters across Southern California made progress on Saturday battling a slew of scattered wildfires that have killed at least one person, destroyed hundreds of buildings and forced more than 200,000 people from their homes this week. | Video

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