| Apr 3, 2014
| 8:25 PM
Dozens of tenants are being forced to vacate a South Los Angeles building amid complaints that the city should have acted sooner to help people relocate from the squalid and dangerous apartments.
In recent years, the Hoover Street commercial building...
| Apr 5, 2014
| 9:55 PM
A UCLA student suffered chest injuries and burns to his face and neck when a laboratory oven exploded Saturday evening, authorities said.
The student was conducting a science experiment on the second floor of the campus engineering building at around...
| Apr 6, 2014
| 6:00 PM
Dozens of people shared only three showers in the building that Patricia McDowell called home for the last 2 1/2 years. Roaches skittered across the floor, she said, and lights went out and stayed out. In recent months, McDowell said she had to run 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...
| 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...
| Apr 26, 2014
| 10:02 AM
A woman's body was discovered floating in Echo Park Lake on Saturday morning, officials said.
Authorities were called to the 700 block of Echo Park Avenue about 7:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Firefighters pulled the woman...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 3:56 PM
California Highway Patrol officers are still working to reopen all lanes of Interstate 5 in the Burbank area after a big rig's tires caught fire moments after the driver exited the vehicle Monday afternoon.
About 12:20 p.m., the CHP received an influx...
| Apr 28, 2014
| 5:05 PM
All five lanes of southbound Interstate 5 reopened Monday afternoon, a few hours after a fire melted four tires off a big rig, the CHP said.
California Highway Patrol officers reopened the fifth southbound lane around 4:04 p.m., said spokesman Juan...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:23 PM
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's first proposed budget calls for hiring 140 firefighters and the start of a sweeping overhaul of the city's 911 dispatch system, part of a bid to speed the response to hundreds of thousands of calls for help each year....
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:31 AM
Powerful Santa Ana winds combined with potentially record-breaking temperatures will create extreme fire danger Wednesday across a tinder-dry Southland, officials warned.
Temperatures in Los Angeles County will range from near 90 degrees at the...
| Apr 29, 2014
| 10:39 PM
Fire agencies across Southern California were on high alert and planning to beef up crews in wildland areas due to hot weather and powerful Santa Ana winds expected to last through Thursday.
The Los Angeles Fire Department announced that extra crews...