Los Angeles sanitation workers Tuesday dismantled a downtown sidewalk encampment near Olvera Street, sending more than a dozen homeless people scrambling for a place to sleep.
A head-on collision on Saturday involving a Maserati near the entrance to Bel-Air left one person dead and three injured, police and fire officials reported Saturday.
Two men were wounded, one seriously, in a shooting in Atwater Village on Saturday evening, police said.
A reserve officer with the Santa Paula Police Department who made a YouTube video joking about running over bicyclists apologized Saturday, saying in a Facebook posting that the footage was satirical.
The suspect in a drive-by shooting in downtown Los Angeles was taken into custody Saturday afternoon after he crashed into two cars in front of a homeless shelter, police said.
Mayor Eric Garcetti on Wednesday took up the Obama administration's challenge to end homelessness among veterans in Los Angeles in the next 17 months, saying he will not accept that "veterans live in our city without a place of their own."
Mayor Eric Garcetti committed Wednesday to accept the Obama administration's challenge to end veteran homelessness in Los Angeles in the next 17 months, saying he will not accept that "veterans live in our city without a place of their own."
Los Angeles officials are developing a new strategy for taming pervasive homelessness on skid row, easing up on arrests for petty offenses while concentrating mental health, medical, housing and sanitation services in the long-troubled swath of downtown.