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  • Fuel truck driver at LAX becomes trapped in crash with airplane

    Fuel truck driver at LAX becomes trapped in crash with airplane
    The driver of a fuel truck became trapped when his vehicle crashed into an unoccupied airplane at Los Angeles International Airport, fire authorities said. The crash occurred about 4:15 p.m. at Terminal 4, said Erik Scott, spokesman for the Los...
  • Police arrest man in connection with violent Griffith Park attack

    Police arrest man in connection with violent Griffith Park attack
    Los Angeles police have made an arrest in connection with a violent attack Monday in Griffith Park that left a person in critical condition, officials said. The suspect -- who police did not immediately identify -- was arrested about 7:30 p.m. Monday by...
  • No progress on LAFD 911 response times, new data show

    No progress on LAFD 911 response times, new data show
    Waits for 911 medical help in Los Angeles have increased slightly this year, signaling no measurable progress toward Mayor Eric Garcetti's campaign pledge to speed up Fire Department responses to emergencies, according to city statistics released...
  • L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise

    L.A. pays millions as police and firefighter injury claims rise
    Los Angeles Fire Capt. Daniel Costa liked to go all out on the racquetball court at the LAX fire station. A fellow firefighter described him as a "very competitive" player who "likes to win." Costa seemed in fine form after five spirited games in the...
  • Crews contain brush fire near Brentwood at 2 acres

    Crews contain brush fire near Brentwood at 2 acres
    Firefighters worked overnight to put out multiple hot spots still scorching thick brush in the Rustic Canyon Park area near Brentwood, officials said Friday. Aerial water drops helped to quickly extinguish the blaze, which started late Thursday and...
  • L.A. Fire Department response times slow, data show

    L.A. Fire Department response times slow, data show
    Waits for 911 medical help in Los Angeles increased slightly this year, signaling no measurable progress on Mayor Eric Garcetti's campaign pledge to speed up Fire Department responses to emergencies, according to city statistics released Thursday....
  • Ground, air crews fighting brush fire in Rustic Canyon area

    Ground, air crews fighting brush fire in Rustic Canyon area
    Ground and air crews were aggressively attacking a brush fire in the Rustic Canyon area near Brentwood late Thursday, according the Los Angeles Fire Department. No homes are currently threatened and no evacuations have been ordered. About two acres...
  • Man arrested for alleged role in fatal Shadow Hills crash

    Man arrested for alleged role in fatal Shadow Hills crash
    A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of second-degree murder for his alleged role in a fatal traffic crash early Friday in Shadow Hills, police said. Luis Tapia of Sunland is suspected of contributing to the death of a woman on Sunland...
  • Ebola scare on LAX shuttle briefly closes Union Station bus plaza

    Ebola scare on LAX shuttle briefly closes Union Station bus plaza
    Los Angeles Union Station's bus plaza was shut down for an hour and a half Friday afternoon after a man who had recently traveled to Nigeria said he felt feverish and nauseous, but officials cautioned that he did not have Ebola.  "It's not Ebola,"...
  • At least two people hurt when car strikes Winnetka apartment

    At least two people hurt when car strikes Winnetka apartment
    At least two people were injured Thursday night in Winnetka after a car plowed into an apartment building, authorities said. The car struck the building, in the 20000 block of Saticoy Street, about 9:15 p.m., said Erik Scott, a spokesman with the Los...
  • Fire at Venice storage facility injures eight, causes heavy damage

    Fire at Venice storage facility injures eight, causes heavy damage
    A fire burned so fiercely through a Venice storage facility over the weekend that it injured eight firefighters and boiled runoff from water sprayed on the blaze. On Sunday, customers were left to wonder about the extent of the damage and what remained of...