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  • Bystander killed by stray bullet in Canoga Park gang shooting, police say

    Bystander killed by stray bullet in Canoga Park gang shooting, police say

    A bystander was struck and killed by a stray bullet fired by a gang member at a rival gang Tuesday night in Canoga Park, police said. The victim had just gotten off work and was seated in his car in a parking lot when he was shot, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. “It’s a tragedy,”...

  • Armed intruders rob three people in Canoga Park motel room, police say

    Two men, one armed with a machete and the other a handgun, forced their way into a Canoga Park motel room late Sunday and robbed the three occupants inside, authorities said. The incident occurred at about midnight at the Paradise Lodge Hotel in the 20100 block of Roscoe Boulevard, said Los Angeles...

  • Body cameras for L.A. police: Access to video, privacy among concerns

    Body cameras for L.A. police: Access to video, privacy among concerns

    San Fernando Valley residents Thursday night raised concerns about civilian privacy and access to video that would be captured under the Los Angeles Police Department’s plan to equip its officers with body cameras. Dozens of people, gathered in the AGBU Manoogian-Demirdjian School in Canoga Park,...

  • L.A. area resident, how safe do you feel?

    L.A. area resident, how safe do you feel?

    They could have been gunshots, the pop-pop-pop of staccato explosions I heard through my kitchen window on Friday night. I stepped outside and surveyed the darkness from my frontyard. I could hear cheering from the house next door. The Kings had just won the Stanley Cup. Those were fireworks I'd...

  • A naked power grab in Canoga Park?

    A naked power grab in Canoga Park?

    The owner of the beleaguered Xposed Gentlemen's Club wants to serve on the Canoga Park Neighborhood Council, which has been a forum for complaints about it. The strip club's manager has already won a seat.

  • FBI seeks info on bank robbers hitting Westside, San Fernando Valley

    FBI seeks info on bank robbers hitting Westside, San Fernando Valley

    Federal and local authorities are seeking information about two bank robbers suspected in a combined 19 cases dating to 2012. The first suspect, nicknamed the "Valley Bandit," has been linked to 11 bank robberies across the San Fernando Valley, the FBI said. The first occurred at a Northridge Bank...

  • Apparent murder-suicide leaves man, wife dead in Canoga Park
    Apparent murder-suicide leaves man, wife dead in Canoga Park

    Police say they are investigating an apparent murder-suicide in Canoga Park this week as a "domestic violence murder."

    Authorities were called to the 21900 block of Roscoe Boulevard about 1 p.m. Thursday. When they arrived, they discovered the bodies of a man and woman, according to the Los Angeles...

  • Man sought in alleged kidnapping at mall, robbery, sexual assault
    Man sought in alleged kidnapping at mall, robbery, sexual assault

    A search continued Tuesday for a man who police say forced a woman into her car at knifepoint, sexually assaulted her and held her hostage for hours.

    The victim had just finished work at the Westfield Topanga Mall in Canoga Park and was in the parking lot standing near her car when she was approached...

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