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  • Four in custody in gang-related shooting near Mt. Washington park

    Four in custody in gang-related shooting near Mt. Washington park

    Four people were in custody Saturday morning in what Los Angeles police were describing as a gang-related shooting near a Mt. Washington park. The victim was sitting with his girlfriend on the edge of Moon Canyon Park after 1 a.m. Saturday when a man accompanied by three women approached, according...

  • L.A. backyard beekeeping picking up buzz

    L.A. backyard beekeeping picking up buzz

    Keeping bees is officially banned in L.A.'s residential neighborhoods, but widely tolerated. Now the City Council is exploring regulations to permit home beekeeping.

  • 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...

  • Man shot several times while repairing car in Boyle Heights

    Man shot several times while repairing car in Boyle Heights

    A man in his 20s was shot several times Monday night while repairing a car in Boyle Heights, authorities said. The shooting occurred about 6:15 p.m. near 5th and State streets, according to Los Angeles Police Officer Mike Lopez. The man was outside doing mechanical repairs to a car when an unknown...

  • Sheriff's detectives investigating possible kidnapping in East L.A.

    Los Angeles Sheriff's Department detectives are investigating the possible kidnapping of a man in East Los Angeles, authorities said Saturday. A man was last seen being forced into a vehicle by two men before being driven away from the 300 block of North Rowan Avenue, according to a statement from...

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