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  • Police shoot, kill man suspected of wielding knife; 2 other people found dead in Valley

    Police shoot, kill man suspected of wielding knife; 2 other people found dead in Valley

    A man allegedly wielding a knife was shot and killed by police in North Hills on Sunday. Los Angeles police officers responded to a call about 5:50 p.m. in the 8800 block of Norwich Avenue, said Sgt. Darren Holst of the West Valley Division. The man was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was...

  • Crash between two LAPD vehicles sends officer to hospital

    Crash between two LAPD vehicles sends officer to hospital

    A collision between two LAPD cars in Winnetka Tuesday evening sent one officer to the hospital, authorities said. The crash occured about 6:20 p.m. at Corbin Avenue and Chase Street, said Officer Chris No. It was unknown if any additional officers were injured, or the condition of the officer taken...

  • Man in custody after hours-long standoff with SWAT officers

    Man in custody after hours-long standoff with SWAT officers

    An hours-long standoff ended Friday when Los Angeles police arrested an armed, distraught man who had barricaded himself inside a Winnetka disabled veterans' hall and threatened to kill himself, authorities said. The man, who had not yet been identified by authorities, was distraught over a romantic...

  • Overnight SWAT standoff in Winnetka ends; woman arrested

    Overnight SWAT standoff in Winnetka ends; woman arrested

    A woman who barricaded herself in her Winnetka home overnight was arrested Tuesday morning. The woman, who was not immediately identified, was alone in her home in the 7000 block of Fullbright Avenue when Los Angeles police officers responded to a call about a possible suicide in progress, KTLA-TV ...

  • Police shoot, wound man armed with a knife [updated]

    Police shoot, wound man armed with a knife [updated]

    A Los Angeles police officer shot and wounded a man who confronted him with a knife at a Winnetka residence Sunday, authorities said. [Updated, 10 p.m.: The unidentified man was struck in the shoulder, said Los Angeles police Lt. Andrew Neiman. The man was listed in stable condition at a hospital....

  • Crime alerts for Encino and 16 other L.A. neighborhoods

    Crime alerts for Encino and 16 other L.A. neighborhoods

    Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database. Thirteen neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Encino (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports...

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