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  • Suspected Car Thief Leads LAPD On Dangerous Pursuit

    Suspected Car Thief Leads LAPD On Dangerous Pursuit
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- A pursuit suspect who led LAPD officers on a dangerous pursuit through the East Los Angeles area has been taken into custody. The suspect was first spotted in by LAPD Hollenbeck Division officers shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday. The...
  • Valley to the Westside See Crime Increases

    Valley to the Westside See Crime Increases
    WEST SAN FERNANDO VALLEY ( KTLA) -- Crime in five West San Fernando Valley neighborhoods has increased significantly according to crime alerts on the Times Crime L.A. database. According to reports from the area, there were several recent rapes and...
  • Joe R. Nevarez dies at 97; former L.A. Times reporter

    Joe R. Nevarez dies at 97; former L.A. Times reporter
    Joe R. Nevarez, a copy boy turned reporter for the Los Angeles Times who broke barriers as one of the newspaper's first Mexican American staff writers, died of natural causes Tuesday at his Monterey Park home, according to his daughter Margaret Nevarez....
  • Howard Zieff dies at 81; directed 'Private Benjamin' and other comedies

    Howard Zieff dies at 81; directed 'Private Benjamin' and other comedies
    Howard Zieff, a top advertising print photographer and TV commercial director in the 1960s and early '70s before tapping his flair for comedy as the director of movies including "Private Benjamin," "Hearts of the West" and "My Girl," has died. He was 81....
  • Mural sparks outcry from residents of L.A.'s Eastside

    Everyone's an art critic when it comes to a $195,000 mural for the LAPD's new Hollenbeck station. The tile mural was meant to depict a quaint Sunday in Boyle Heights. Many angry residents say it makes their neighborhood out to be a crime-ridden dump...
  • Boyle Heights goes upscale

    Boyle Heights goes upscale
    On the surface, almost everything appears as it has for decades on East 1st Street in Boyle Heights, the neighborhood east of downtown known as a haven for immigrants and blue-collar families. It's mid-afternoon and a couple of tipsy men spill out of...
  • 'L.A. Noir' by John Buntin

    'L.A. Noir' by John Buntin
    More than any other modern American city, Los Angeles' history is inextricably intertwined with that of its police force. John Buntin's "L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America's Most Seductive City" makes an important and wonderfully enjoyable...
  • L.A. officer injured during drug probe

    An undercover Los Angeles police narcotics officer was seriously injured early Tuesday when he was run over by a suspected drug dealer who the officer was attempting to arrest, authorities said. Officer Tony Salazar, 37, suffered two broken legs,...
  • Bridge design sparks clash in Los Angeles

    Bridge design sparks clash in Los Angeles
    The bridges that span the Los Angeles River offer a history lesson of how Los Angeles became a modern city. There's the Cesar Chavez Bridge, with its colossal porticoes, embellished with spiral columns and a replica of the city seal. The bridge,...
  • Villaraigosa kicks off reelection campaign, shuns debate

    Villaraigosa kicks off reelection campaign, shuns debate
    An Eastside street corner was alive with mariachis, folklórico dancers and a pumped-up Antonio Villaraigosa on Saturday afternoon as the Los Angeles mayor kicked off his reelection campaign -- and skipped an invitation to face off with a group of his...
  • LAPD finds weapons, drugs stockpiled at day-care center

    LAPD finds weapons, drugs stockpiled at day-care center
    A Boyle Heights day-care facility also housed a large cache of drugs, weapons and money, Los Angeles police said Wednesday. LAPD Lt. Paul Vernon said officers raided the duplex in the 800 block of Esperanza Street about 11 p.m. Tuesday and found 14 kilos...