| May 15, 2014
| 9:44 PM
A rupture in an above-ground pipeline that sent roughly 10,000 gallons of crude oil spewing onto Atwater Village streets early Thursday appeared to have been caused by a valve failure, the pipeline company said.
The rupture sprayed black oil 20 feet...
| May 21, 2014
| 9:01 PM
The Los Angeles City Council approved Mayor Eric Garcetti's $8.1-billion budget Wednesday, offering modest service increases while taking the first step toward carrying out his four-year plan for cutting business taxes.
Council members voted to draft an...
| May 6, 2014
| 8:52 AM
A fire that broke out in a mixed commercial use building in Hollywood Tuesday, sending a huge plume of smoke over the area, was knocked down roughly two hours after causing significant damage.
The fire began in the electrical room and attic of the...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:23 PM
Close to 100 firefighters battled a huge fire Monday night that ignited among 55-gallon drums holding apparent exotic metals at a Lincoln Heights auto wrecking business, a Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman said.
The blaze created a large cloud of...
| May 20, 2014
| 12:50 PM
Attempts to turn an aging Highland Park church into a venue catering to independent and avant-garde music may now be hinging on a prayer.
The Los Angeles Department of City Planning has declared that the Church on York has been conducting concerts...
| May 21, 2014
| 4:06 PM
The Los Angeles City Council approved an $8.1-billion budget Wednesday, offering modest service increases while taking the first step toward carrying out Mayor Eric Garcetti’s four-year plan for cutting business taxes.
Council members voted to...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 6:20 PM
An 8-year-old boy who was seriously hurt in a San Bernardino County plane crash that killed a Los Angeles firefighter died of his injuries on Friday, officials said.
Sebastian Gerwal, of Frazier Lake, suffered trauma to his head and upper body in the...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:56 PM
The head of security for the Dodgers left the organization for a year in part because he disagreed with the team's decision to reduce the number of uniformed off-duty officers at games, according to court testimony Thursday.
It's a subject that lies...
| May 16, 2014
| 2:48 PM
Cleanup of a 10,000-gallon crude oil spill in Atwater Village is expected to continue for several days, and roads remained closed in the area Friday, officials said.
Crews continued Friday to power-spray affected asphalt, concrete and walls in the...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 11:29 AM
Sunday night’s 4.2 magnitude earthquake felt across the Westside of Los Angeles was centered in the Santa Monica Mountains.
After initially calculating that the temblor was probably an aftershock of a 4.4 magnitude March 17 quake, seismologist...
| Jun 9, 2014
| 7:47 PM
A Los Angeles Fire Department pilot was killed in a single-engine plane crashed Monday at El Mirage Dry Lake in San Bernardino County.
Fire officials identified the pilot as Brian Lee, 47. A child passenger was also hurt.
Lee, who was a helicopter...