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Flights into Los Angeles International Airport were disrupted this morning after an instrument landing system failed on one of the airport's runways, authorities said. - LA Times

The Los Angeles Police Department is asking for the public's help in locating
19-year-old Jessica Edwards, who is autistic and has the mental capacity of a 7-year-old child. - LAPD Blog

Hospitals in Los Angeles County overall lag behind the statewide average when it comes to in-hospital breast-feeding among new mothers, a report being released today finds, which advocacy groups say sets up the babies for a higher likelihood of childhood obesity due to formula feeding. - Daily Breeze

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Met catcher Paul Lo Duca is having an All-Star season on the field - but his personal life is in shambles after his Playboy-model wife accused him of scoring off the field and filed for divorce, The Post has learned. - NY Post

The cause of the blaze is categorized as electrical, and attributed to an overloaded multiple-outlet wall adapter used in a home office. - LAFD Blog

Two sentence bonus coverage: A former Los Angeles County prosecutor will soon be sentenced on a series of charges, all related to real estate fraud. Fifty-year-old Julie Marie Sergojan recently pleaded guilty to six felony charges including multiple counts of grand theft, identity theft, and forgery, and now remains free on a $500,000 bond pending sentencing, which is currently set for November 9, 2006, in Ventura County (California) Superior Court. - Real Blogging

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