| Jan 28, 2014
| 4:39 PM
Los Angeles fire officials plan to launch a safety campaign after a surge in fire-related deaths so far this year, including one Tuesday in which a man died after a blaze at a home in Mid-City that did not have smoke detectors.
| 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...
| 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 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...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| 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 17, 2014
| 7:58 AM
A natural gas leak Monday at a storage facility in Playa del Rey may have been caused by vandals, authorities said.
The leak was reported around 12:30 a.m. at a natural gas storage well at 8100 Falmouth Ave., Southern California Gas Co. spokeswoman...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Traffic on the southbound 101 Freeway was snarled Tuesday afternoon in Hollywood after a big-rig crash involving four other vehicles.
The crash occurred about 3 p.m. under the Santa Monica Boulevard overpass on the southbound 101, California Highway...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 10:00 AM
A worker at Los Angeles International Airport was killed early Friday when, authorities say, he fell out of a luggage vehicle and was hit by a cart.
At about 5 a.m. Friday, the driver of a ground service equipment vehicle either had a medical issue or...