| 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...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 7:17 PM
John Mireles spent six years preparing to become a firefighter. The Signal Hill resident took fire science classes and worked nights on an ambulance crew, in addition to his full-time day job. He said he passed the Los Angeles Fire Department written...
| 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...
| 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 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...
| Mar 20, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti suspended the city's firefighter recruitment program Thursday amid concerns about mismanagement and nepotism, including new emails that show special recruitment workshops were organized for relatives of department insiders....
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Apr 7, 2014
| 10:18 PM
A gunman walked into a Los Angeles Police Department station lobby Monday night and opened fire, wounding one officer in an exchange of gunfire.
The male suspect, who was not identified, was wounded when two officers returned fire inside the West Bureau...