| Nov 1, 2010
| 2:59 PM
Authorities say a 19-year-old mother and and her 10-day-old baby are dead after a truck driven by the baby's father crashed into a home in Los Angeles.
The crash was reported just before midnight in the 400 block of N. Mott Street in the Boyle Heights...
| Nov 26, 2010
| 6:07 PM
BOYLE HEIGHTS ( KTLA) -- Police are searching for the suspects who shot and killed a suspected gang member Friday morning in Boyle Heights.
It happened around 11 a.m. near Kearney Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.
Los Angeles police officers say the...
| Dec 10, 2010
| 12:29 AM
BOYLE HEIGHTS -- The remains of 1,689 unclaimed bodies were buried Wednesday in a mass grave at a Boyle Heights cemetery.
L.A. County is required to keep unclaimed bodies at the coroner's office for two years.
After that, they are cremated and the ashes...
| Apr 24, 2011
Dreams & Schemes: My Decade of Fun in the Sun
Camino Books: 309 pp., $17.95 paper
At most newspapers the first-person singular pronoun, like the nuclear football, is entrusted to one person at a time. Usually cityside columns go to native...
| Apr 28, 2011
| 6:42 PM
BOYLE HEIGHTS, Calif. (KTLA) -- A vigil was held Thursday for 17-year-old Michelle Lozano, whose body was found in a plastic storage container alongside a freeway off-ramp.
Investigators say Lozano's body was discovered by a homeless person shortly...
| May 3, 2011
| 9:15 AM
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...
| Oct 4, 2010
| 4:25 PM
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...
| Sep 9, 2009
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...
| Mar 20, 2008
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...
| May 17, 2008
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...
| Feb 24, 2009
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....