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    • Homicide suspect shot by LAPD in Atwater Village dies

      Homicide suspect shot by LAPD in Atwater Village dies

      A man who police say shot and killed a woman in Atwater Village before being shot by Los Angeles police died at a hospital overnight, officials said Thursday.Coroner's officials identified the man as Carlos Joseph Wilhelm, a 39-year-old Los Angeles resident. The woman killed inside her home was...

    • Drivers sought in fatal hit-and-run near Atwater Village

      Los Angeles police searched Friday for the drivers of two vehicles that struck a man in what they called a "gruesome" fatal hit-and-run near Atwater Village. A man crossing Riverside Drive just south of Fletcher Drive about 10 p.m. Thursday was hit by two vehicles traveling south on Riverside,...

    • AIDS health group says lawmaker halted bill requiring condoms in porn

      AIDS health group says lawmaker halted bill requiring condoms in porn

      An advocacy group backing a proposed state law requiring adult film actors to use condoms launched a robocall campaign Thursday targeting a Los Angeles-area state assemblyman who they accuse of stymieing the legislation. Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles) denied that he is holding the bill...

    • Driver killed in Atwater Village crash identified

      Driver killed in Atwater Village crash identified

      The Los Angeles County coroner's office Tuesday identified a driver killed in an Atwater Village car crash as Alejandro Rong, 22, of Los Angeles. Rong died early Sunday after allegedly running a red light and crashing into a pickup truck, said Lt. Larry Dietz of the coroner's office. He was driving...

    • Man arrested after hammer attack in East L.A.

      Man arrested after hammer attack in East L.A.

      A woman was hospitalized in grave condition early Wednesday reportedly after being struck by a man with a hammer in East Los Angeles. A man has been arrested in connection with the attack, and detectives were still at the scene Wednesday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. ...

    • PETA offers reward to catch the man who killed a dog on an L.A. sidewalk

      PETA offers reward to catch the man who killed a dog on an L.A. sidewalk

      People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of a man who police say slammed a small dog to death against a Boyle Heights sidewalk. No arrests had been made Wednesday afternoon in connection with the dog's death, according to the...

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