| Oct 23, 2014
| 3:54 PM
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...
| Sep 23, 2014
| 6:28 PM
No, the latest iPhone software does not allow for the device to be quickly charged by heating it up in the microwave, despite some convincing, but very fake online ads.
Microwaving the phone will not only ruin the device, it could cause a fire or...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Fire officials said a mountain biker was taken to a hospital Thursday evening in serious condition after being injured on a Brentwood trail.
The mountain biker was hurt about 7 p.m. on a path near the 17500 block of Mulholland Drive, said Erik Scott,...
| Oct 16, 2014
| 10:50 PM
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...
| Oct 3, 2014
| 7:25 PM
A four-day heat wave reaches its sizzling zenith Saturday, when Death Valley-like temperatures will bake Southern California, ratcheting up concerns about wildfires and turning outdoor activities into sweltering chores.
The spike in temperatures comes...
| Oct 9, 2014
| 3:24 PM
[UPDATED 5:08 p.m.] A Sig Alert was issued after a fiery car accident on the Glendale (2) Freeway at Colorado Boulevard, causing a brief delay in traffic Thursday afternoon.
The incident was first reported around 1:50 p.m. A woman, whose sedan had...
| Oct 8, 2014
| 4:22 PM
One of the most famous radio preachers of all time, Aimee Semple McPherson, once rented an apartment in Glendale and tried to enroll her two children in our high school.
It seems her stay here back in the late 1920s was brief and may have been an...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 5:31 PM
With the swipe of a pen last week, Mayor Eric Garcetti eliminated what he called "one more stupid rule in Los Angeles." But as a career firefighter, I have to ask: Was the law really so stupid? And what process led to its elimination?
Before the mayor's...
| Sep 21, 2014
| 8:08 PM
A man shot and killed at a bus stop in Koreatown early Sunday morning has been identified as Bryan Martinez Rubio, 28, authorities said.
The Los Angeles County coroner's office, which released his identity, said his city of residence was unknown....
| Sep 21, 2014
| 12:18 PM
A 28-year-old man was shot and killed at a bus stop in Koreatown early Sunday morning, authorities said.
The man was sitting on a bus bench on the northwest corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Western Avenue when two men ran toward him and shot him at 1:06...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 10:19 PM
The Los Angeles Fire Department said the bulk of a blaze that engulfed about 150 feet of wharf and threatened a warehouse at the Port of Los Angeles in Wilmington was contained Monday night.
The majority of the fire was under control about 8:30 p.m. and...