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Andrew Blankstein

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  • Notorious B.I.G. autopsy 'prematurely' released by LAPD [Google+ hangout]

     
    Los Angeles Times crime reporters Richard Winton and Andrew Blankstein will join City Editor Shelby Grad in a Google+ hangout at 2 p.m. to discuss rapper Notorious B.I.G.'s autopsy, which was released last week 15 years after his slaying. The......
  • Police target 'knock-knock' burglars on Westside, Valley

    Police target 'knock-knock' burglars on Westside, Valley
    Los Angeles police searched seven locations Wednesday, including a bank and several pawn shops, searching for evidence in connection with so-called knock-knock burglars who have been targeting affluent neighborhoods. Burglars fitting the same mode of...
  • Suspects in medical marijuana clinic robbery crash truck after chase

    Two men who allegedly robbed a medical marijuana clinic in Woodland Hills were arrested early Wednesday after crashing their truck into a building in South Los Angeles during a pursuit, officials said. Around 4:30 a.m., patrol officers with the LAPD's...
  • 'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies

    'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies
    It was 1985 and the Southland was in the grip of fear as a series of grisly killings committed by a man police called "the Night Stalker" continued to scar the calendar, setting the region on edge. Among Richard Ramirez's victims were a traffic...
  • CHP arrests motorcyclist who punched cars during pursuit through tri-city area

    A motorcyclist was arrested Wednesday afternoon following a bizarre high-speed chase in which the suspect punched several vehicles and eventually ended up off-road in a freeway construction zone in Sun Valley. The pursuit of the orange motorcycle...
  • Brush fire breaks out near Universal City off the 101 Freeway [Updated]

    A brush fire is threatening homes along the Cahuenga Pass. The fire broke out around 2:30 p.m. Thursday near Universal City off the 101 Freeway. [Updated 4:30 p.m.: Los Angeles firefighters put out a brush fire that for a time threatened homes...
  • Motorist killed in crash off Angeles Crest Highway

    A motorist was killed Monday when a vehicle careened off Angeles Crest Highway and tumbled several hundred feet down a steep ravine, authorities said.   Los Angeles County firefighters were called to the 32.2-mile mark of the highway about 1:45 p.m. after...
  • Universal Studios fire out at site of closed Terminator 2 ride

    A two-alarm blaze reported at the closed Terminator 2: 3D ride at Universal Studios Hollywood has been mostly extinguished, park officials said. The fire was reported about 1:15 p.m. Several dozen firefighters responded to the fire to help protect other...
  • Federal grand jury still probing Burbank Police Department, records show

    Federal grand jury still probing Burbank Police Department, records show
    A federal grand jury is continuing to examine evidence as part of a years-long investigation into alleged civil rights violations by Burbank police officers, according to court documents and sources familiar with the investigation. Officials with the U....
  • Glendale resident among those arrested in Northridge quadruple homicide investigation

    Glendale resident among those arrested in Northridge quadruple homicide investigation
    Los Angeles police detectives have arrested four people in Las Vegas in connection with a quadruple homicide in Northridge, Chief Charlie Beck announced Tuesday. The four people were taken into custody without incident at the Silverton Hotel and Casino,...
  • Northridge shooting victims identified as suspects await extradition

    The names of the four people found shot to death outside a Northridge home early Sunday were released Thursday by authorities. Los Angeles County coroner's officials identified the victims as Amanda Ghossein, 24, of Monterey Park; Jennifer Kim, 26, of...