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    • Man found guilty in notorious series of arson attacks across L.A.

      Man found guilty in notorious series of arson attacks across L.A.

      During the holiday season between Christmas and New Year’s five years ago, a serial arsonist terrorized neighborhoods in Los Angeles. At least 50 fires were set in carports, garages and driveways, mostly at night. Some spread to homes and apartment buildings, causing at least $3 million in damage....

    • No suspect found after intense manhunt in Hollywood neighborhood

      No suspect found after intense manhunt in Hollywood neighborhood

      Hollywood got an unusual wake-up call Wednesday, when Los Angeles police officers swarmed the neighborhood in a predawn manhunt that ended with no sign of the man they were looking for.A police helicopter buzzed over the apartments and houses along Franklin Avenue, circling in the cloudy sky. Officers...

    • Police kill two men in weekend shootings; first fatal LAPD shootings of 2016

      Police kill two men in weekend shootings; first fatal LAPD shootings of 2016

      Los Angeles police shot and killed two men in unrelated incidents over the weekend, the first fatal shootings by LAPD officers this year, according to officials. In one episode, officers shot and killed a man who was carrying a pellet gun in the Hollywood Hills neighborhood, authorities said. In...

    • Turnout for 'Star Wars' premiere forces closure of Hollywood Boulevard

      Turnout for 'Star Wars' premiere forces closure of Hollywood Boulevard

      The Force may be strong in Hollywood on Monday night, but it's a more earthly force that will be keeping traffic in check during a highly awaited motion picture premiere. Die-hard “Star Wars” fans began congregating around TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood weeks ahead of the scheduled premiere of...

    • Man impersonating officer fondles two women, threatens one with gun, police say

      Man impersonating officer fondles two women, threatens one with gun, police say

      An armed man impersonating a police officer stopped two women in Hollywood, fondled them and threatened to shoot one of the victims if she screamed, police said. The brazen incidents prompted Los Angeles police to issue a public warning Tuesday and released surveillance video images of the man's face....

    • New York parolee sentenced to 56 years to life for killing L.A. pen pal, 82

      New York parolee sentenced to 56 years to life for killing L.A. pen pal, 82

      A New York parolee who exchanged letters from prison with a retired Hollywood teacher was sentenced to 56 years to life in prison Wednesday for killing his pen pal after he was freed. Scott Kratlian, 46, was convicted of first-degree murder last month for killing former Hollywood High School teacher...

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