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Man accused of attempted murder after 2 people set afire at homeless camp

Police have arrested a man on charges of attempted murder for allegedly lighting two people on fire at a South Los Angeles homeless encampment. Phillip Darryl Cole, 54, was arrested about 4 p.m. Saturday by patrol officers who saw him sitting at a bus bench at West Florence Avenue and South Figueroa...

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  • 1 killed, 2 wounded in early morning L.A. shootings

    1 killed, 2 wounded in early morning L.A. shootings

    One person was killed and two others were wounded in three separate shootings Monday morning in Los Angeles, including at a Hollywood nightclub. "There’s been a lot of shootings this morning," said Los Angeles police officer Christopher No. The latest violence was in Arlington Heights, where a...

  • Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    Banh mi goes gourmet; here's 11 of Los Angeles' best

    The latest wave of sandwich shops (Hero Shop, Superba Food + Bread, Trencher) and modern Vietnamese cafes (East Borough, Phorage) in Los Angeles have generated tantalizing new spins on banh mi, the beloved Vietnamese sandwich that is the culinary result of French colonialism in Southeast Asia. ...

  • Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Five Chinese restaurants where MSG isn't on the menu

    Monosodium glutamate: Love it or hate it? Some people are convinced it’s toxic, though there isn't much science behind that claim. Others compare it with table salt. Regardless of which camp you fall into, it’s no secret that MSG is used heavily in restaurants – especially in traditional Chinese...

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  • KIPP charter school group aims to double enrollment in Los Angeles

    KIPP charter school group aims to double enrollment in Los Angeles

    One of the nation’s largest charter school organizations is announcing on Wednesday an ambitious expansion plan to more than double its enrollment in the Los Angeles area over the next six years. KIPP LA currently operates 11 schools that serve about 4,000 students; by 2020, the organization wants...

  • Reward offered in drive-up killing of 33-year-old security officer

    Reward offered in drive-up killing of 33-year-old security officer

    Officials on Monday announced a $30,000 reward in the shooting death of an off-duty security officer for the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department who was killed in July after dropping off his son at a relative's home. Los Angeles police officers responded to the 1000 block of West 76th Street...

  • 4 men shot in South L.A.; 2 more people shot in earlier incident

    4 men shot in South L.A.; 2 more people shot in earlier incident

    Police said four people were shot Wednesday night in South Los Angeles, the second shooting incident in the area in less than five hours. The victims were shot at East 27th Street and Stanford Avenue around 9:45 p.m., the Los Angeles Police Department said. All were described as men believed to...

  • Man, woman wounded in South L.A. car-to-car shooting

    Man, woman wounded in South L.A. car-to-car shooting

    Los Angeles police on Wednesday night were investigating a car-to-car shooting that left a woman and a man wounded. The shooting occurred shortly before 5 p.m. at South Vermont Avenue and West Manchester Boulevard in Vermont Knolls, said LAPD Det. Dean Vinluan. ------------ FOR THE RECORD An earlier...

  • L.A. County sheriff's employee shot to death while sitting in his car

    L.A. County sheriff's employee shot to death while sitting in his car

    A Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department employee died after he was shot multiple times while sitting inside his car in South L.A. Calvin Eugene Gray, 33, of Los Angeles, who was not a sworn deputy, had worked for the department for four years in building security, according to the Los Angeles...

  • Man shoots older brother in front of South Los Angeles home

    Man shoots older brother in front of South Los Angeles home

    A 40-year-old man accused of shooting his older brother remained in custody Sunday after police arrested him at the victim's South Los Angeles home. The suspect allegedly shot his sibling around 9 p.m. Saturday in the 800 block of East 78th Street, according to Sgt. Jeff Vach of the Los Angeles...

  • Man arrested on suspicion of murder in car-to-car shootout

    A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in a gang-related shootout that claimed three lives in South Los Angeles on Friday night.

    Anthony Cudger was in a silver Toyota Camry parked on the 8600 block of South Figueroa Street when a red Nissan Altima pulled up and the passenger...

  • 3 dead, 1 wounded in car-to-car gunfire exchange in South Los Angeles

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    Three people were killed and another wounded in a car-to-car shooting Friday night in South Los Angeles that may be gang-related, police said.

    The shooting happened at around 10 p.m. in the 8600 block of South Figueroa Street, said Sgt. M. Mason of the Los...

  • Five stabbed in knife fight at South L.A. party, police say
    Five stabbed in knife fight at South L.A. party, police say

    Five people were stabbed early Monday during a knife fight at a party in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

    Officers were called to the scene at South Vermont Avenue and West 84th Street in Vermont Knolls at about 1 a.m., according to the Los Angeles Police Department, and the injured were taken...

  • Garcetti to hold office hours today at new South L.A. 'help desk'
    Garcetti to hold office hours today at new South L.A. 'help desk'

    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will meet one-on-one with constituents Friday at the opening of his latest "mayor's help desk."

    Garcetti is also slated to speak at the grand opening of the so-called help desk, or field office, at the Mark Ridley-Thomas Constituent Service Center at 8475 S. Vermont...

  • Man shot to death while sitting in his car in South L.A.
    Man shot to death while sitting in his car in South L.A.

    A man was shot to death while sitting in his car early Tuesday morning in the Vermont Knolls neighborhood of South Los Angeles.

    Los Angeles Police Officer Gregory Baek said the man was in his car in the 800 block of West 82nd Street just before 5 a.m. when someone drove up next to him and "fired...

  • 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...

  • 1 killed, 2 wounded in early morning L.A. shootings
    1 killed, 2 wounded in early morning L.A. shootings

    One person was killed and two others were wounded in three separate shootings Monday morning in Los Angeles, including at a Hollywood nightclub.

    "There’s been a lot of shootings this morning," said Los Angeles police officer Christopher No.

    The latest violence was in Arlington Heights, where a...

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