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Los Angeles County, California: County in California, United States
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of the U.S. state of California, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2018. As such, it is the largest non–state level government entity in the United States. Its population is larger than that of 41 individual U.S. states. It is the third-largest metropolitan economy in the world, with a Nominal GDP of over $700 billion—larger than the GDPs of Belgium, Norway, and Taiwan. It has 88 incorporated cities and many unincorporated areas and, at 4,083 square miles (10,570 km2), it is larger than the combined areas of Delaware and Rhode Island. The county is home to more than one-quarter of California residents and is one of the most ethnically-diverse counties in the U.S. Its county seat, Los Angeles, is also California's most populous city and the second most populous city in the U.S., with about 4 million residents.

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Los Angeles County resident dies of lung illness, fifth U.S. death possibly tied to vaping

A Los Angeles County resident has died from a lung illness possibly tied to vaping, bringing the total number of such U.S. deaths to five, health officials said on Friday.
Reuters - Published

Police search for sniper who shot Los Angeles County deputy sheriff

A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Los Angeles County, California

Brush fire threatens transmission lines in California [Video]Brush fire threatens transmission lines in California

A brush fire ignited in the San Bruno mountain ridge just south of San Francisco, threatening transmission lines in an area already affected by planned power outages aimed at reducting wildfires risks...

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:40Published

Dog rescued after falling into a California septic tank [Video]Dog rescued after falling into a California septic tank

The Los Angeles County Fire Department and Urban Search and Rescue team worked for 3 hours to rescue tiny Pablo who had fallen down into an abandoned septic tank. Priscilla Huff reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:12Published

California chef accused of hotel shooting threat [Video]California chef accused of hotel shooting threat

Police in Long Beach, California, south of Los Angeles, on Wednesday (August 21) announced the arrest of a Marriott hotel chef accused of threatening to carry out a mass shooting at the hotel in a..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:04Published

 

Los Angeles County deputy sheriff hit by sniper targeting cops

A sniper opened fire at a Los Angeles County sheriff's station on Wednesday afternoon, wounding a deputy and sending police SWAT teams hunting for a gunman on the loose in buildings nearby.
Reuters - Published

California gang members charged in L.A. machete murders, racketeering

Twenty-two Los Angeles members of the notorious MS-13 gang with nicknames such as "Desastre" and "Lucifer" have been charged with running a criminal racketeering enterprise enforced with a string of..
Reuters - Published

Los Angeles homelessness rises sharply as housing crisis deepens

Los Angeles County's homeless population has swelled by 12% during the past year as a shortage of affordable housing deepens in and around America's second-largest city, pushing more people into..
Reuters - Published

Los Angeles County sues Bayer's Monsanto over PCB contamination

Los Angeles County sued Monsanto Co on Thursday, seeking to force the unit of Germany's Bayer AG to help pay for reducing PCB contamination in dozens of bodies of water.
Reuters - Published

Probe widens into deaths of 22 racehorses at Santa Anita Park near LA

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office has joined the inquiry into circumstances surrounding the recent deaths of 22 horses at Santa Anita Park, one of America's premiere thoroughbred..
Reuters - Published

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