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Stories with place: Long Beach
  • Private database lets police skirt license plate data limits 
    Updated: Oct-07-15 1:40 pm

    LONG BEACH, California - For years, police nationwide have used patrol car-mounted scanners to automatically photograph and log the whereabouts of peoples' cars, uploading the images into databases they've used to identify suspects in crimes from theft to murder.

  • Heat blankets California, mixed with lightning, storms story has photos
    Updated: Sep-10-15 8:12 pm

    LOS ANGELES - Much of California simmered in a stew of high heat and humidity on Thursday, bringing thunderstorms, causing power outages and leaving some school kids in overheated classrooms.