| Mar 7, 2014
| 5:32 AM
A blind man who fell off the edge of a subway platform Thursday afternoon and into the path of an oncoming Los Angeles Metro train survived the accident mostly unharmed as the train passed directly over the man, officials said.
"It really is a miracle,"...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 3:22 PM
A man was ejected from his vehicle and killed in a traffic collision Saturday on the eastbound 210 Freeway in Sylmar, authorities said.
According to initial reports, the collision occurred about 12:05 p.m. near Yarnell Street and involved at least two...
| Feb 11, 2014
| 9:47 AM
A mother and her child were hit by a car in Hollywood and transported to a local hospital with injuries early Tuesday morning, authorities said.
Police and fire personnel responded to the corner of West Sunset Boulevard and North Bronson Avenue around...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:35 AM
La Cañada’s foothill areas held their ground this weekend through a series of massive rainstorms that brought inches of rain to a previously parched landscape. Local officials returning to work on Monday reported all seemed to be well, adding that...
| Feb 2, 2014
| 11:20 PM
At least two people were injured late Sunday when a vehicle rammed into a senior care center in Palms.
The vehicle struck the convalescent home in the 3500 block of Overland Avenue about 10:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. It was...
| Feb 9, 2014
| 8:22 PM
The Los Angeles Fire Department is launching a sweeping overhaul of cumbersome 911 call handling procedures that officials say contribute to delays in getting rescuers to victims in life-threatening medical emergencies.
By early next year, the agency...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 1:36 PM
A mother and her toddler died in a residential fire Wednesday afternoon, marking the 10th and 11th civilian fire deaths in Los Angeles this year.
The blaze was reported about 11:41 a.m. in a garage that was converted to a residence in the 170 block...
| Feb 8, 2014
| 12:20 PM
An elderly woman who died of smoke inhalation from a fire in her South Los Angeles home early Saturday was described by a family member as a "caring and giving person" who had lived in the home since the 1940s.
Anna Brooks, 98, was rescued from her...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 7:42 PM
Southern California residents may have to fend for themselves when the next big temblor rattles the region and ties up public-safety resources.
But Glendale residents Ani Aharonian and her husband, Reza Seraji, aren’t waiting for the Big One to...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 7:07 AM
A passenger who was on the Metro Red Line train that passed over a blind man moments after he fell off a platform Thursday described having a "sick feeling" as riders realized what had happened.
The man -- an unidentified 47-year-old Los Angeles...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 12:10 PM
A Metrolink train en route to Los Angeles from the Antelope Valley struck and killed a man Thursday morning in the Sylmar area, officials said.
The man was struck by Train 212 near the intersections of Cobalt Street and San Fernando Road, said Brian...