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  • Charges filed in 1983 sexual assault, slaying of 8-year-old girl [Updated]

     
    The Los Angeles Police Department on Tuesday announced that detectives had issued an arrest warrant in the 1983 abduction and slaying of an 8-year-old girl in Watts. Detectives with the LAPD's cold case homicide unit said prosecutors had filed murder........
  • Adam Carolla doesn't looove L.A.

     
    Adam Carolla throws out a ceremonial first pitch before a game between the Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics at Wrigley Field. (Jonathan Daniel, Getty Images / June 17, 2010) Former “Man Show” and “Loveline” host Adam Carolla spent a good...
  • Mayor's Summer Night Lights program expands to 8 more L.A. parks

     
    Late-night recreation programs will be added to eight more parks in Los Angeles next week as part of Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa’s Summer Night Lights program, city officials said Monday. Appearing in Highland Park, Villaraigosa said he had secured...
  • Public spaces: Art that's flung open to all of Los Angeles

     
    A giant bulb atop the Standard Hotel in West Hollywood. A letter denying a Mexican citizen a visa plastered across the facade of the Geffen Contemporary. The words “leave the land alone” scrawled by plane across the sky. There's been a striking u...
  • CHP Report: Bus Driver Fell Asleep, Crashed

    WILLIAMS - The Hmong community got some long awaited answers about what caused a charter bus crash that killed 10 people and injured 34 six months ago, at a community meeting with the California Highway Patrol last night. The CHP report indicates the...
  • The Election in Black and White

    WASHINGTON (AP) - Less than five miles from the White House, separated by a river and so much history, people spoke of popping champagne, of winning the lottery. They remembered those who died before witnessing this day, and they stored away "I Voted"...
  • "Allah" Struck on Freeway, Runover Multiple Times

    LOS ANGELES -- A man, identified only as "Allah", was struck and killed while trying to cross the Century (105) Freeway Monday morning near Watts. The man's body was struck several times by different motorists who didn't stop, according to officials. The...
  • Body on Freeway Creates "Traffic Nightmare"

    LOS ANGELES -- The entire eastbound side of the (105) Century Freeway has been shut down after a body was discovered about 5:30 this morning, authorities say. The freeway is expected to remain closed near Watts until at least 9:30 a.m. for the...
  • Driver in Deadly Bus Crash Had History of Substance Abuse

    WILLIAMS, Calif. -- A bus driver with a string of motor vehicle offenses and a history of substance abuse was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence Monday after his casino-bound charter bus ran into a ditch, killing eight people....
  • L.A. City and County Assistance Programs

    COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH RESOURCES Residents can call a series of City and County hotlines open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Department of Mental Health has therapists on-call at (800) 854-7771. The Suicide Prevention Center operates a...
  • Teen on Bicycle Struck by Hit and Run Driver

    Teen on Bicycle Struck by Hit and Run Driver
    A 16-year-old boy on a bicycle suffered life-threatening injuries after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in Watts, police said. The teen was riding his bicycle eastbound in a crosswalk in the 10400 block of Compton Avenue at 104th Street when an 18-...