| Oct 16, 2013
| 2:08 PM
More than 250 Los Angeles city transportation employees packed the City Council chambers Wednesday to complain about management practices they said have left the department's morale at "an all-time low."
Since general manager Jaime de la Vega was...
| Oct 15, 2013
| 7:45 PM
A USC fraternity has been placed on probation after a student from another college was hurt during an event last week, prompting campus officials to strictly enforce a ban on weekday parties on the campus' Greek Row for the rest of the semester,...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 9:13 AM
USC officials placed the fraternity Sigma Alpha Epsilon on probation after a student from another college was hurt during an event last week.
On Thursday, a visiting female student from Loyola Marymount University fell from a table while dancing at...
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:38 AM
City transportation employees are expected to speak out at Wednesday's Los Angeles City Council meeting about policies they say are putting commuters at risk -- the second time in a month they have criticized how their workplace is run.
At least 100...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 4:36 PM
One person died and nine others were taken to hospitals with minor injuries after a driver apparently smashed into the rear of a Metro bus in Sun Valley.
The driver of the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene in the 12100 block of Saticoy Street...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 6:16 AM
Join Times staffer Ben Welsh for an important discussion Friday morning at 9 a.m. about the replacement of Los Angeles Fire Department Chief Brian Cummings.
In Friday's front-page story, Welsh writes:
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's decision to...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:46 PM
Los Angeles firefighters were battling a greater-alarm structure fire Wednesday night in the West Adams neighborhood.
The roof of the building in the 4000 block of West Jefferson Boulevard had collapsed as firefighters blasted huge streams of water onto...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 1:55 PM
A third firefighter was injured Tuesday while battling a two-alarm blaze at a South Los Angeles church, officials said.
The firefighter was transported to an area hospital with a non-life-threatening injury, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik...
| Oct 5, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Firefighters extinguished a small brush fire that erupted Saturday afternoon on a hillside along the eastbound Ventura (134) and northbound Glendale (2) freeways, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey said.
Ground crews responded to a...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:43 AM
No one has claimed ownership of three dogs that roamed around a South Los Angeles elementary school Tuesday, attacking pedestrians who were unlucky enough to come upon them.
The dogs were “wandering the streets” and bit several women, said...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 8:29 AM
One firefighter was injured early Tuesday when a fire ripped through a strip mall in Whittier, destroying the five-unit building.
Firefighters rushed to the 15000 block of Leffingwell Road about 3:20 a.m., KTLA-TV Channel 5 reported.