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  • Man killed in crash on on 210 Freeway in Sylmar

    A man was ejected from his vehicle and killed in a traffic collision Saturday on the eastbound 210 Freeway in Sylmar, authorities said. According to initial reports, the collision occurred about 12:05 p.m. near Yarnell Street and involved at least two...
  • Car strikes mother, child near Hollywood middle school

    Car strikes mother, child near Hollywood middle school
    A mother and her child were hit by a car in Hollywood and transported to a local hospital with injuries early Tuesday morning, authorities said. Police and fire personnel responded to the corner of West Sunset Boulevard and North Bronson Avenue around...
  • LAFD launches overhaul of procedures for handling 911 calls

    LAFD launches overhaul of procedures for handling 911 calls
    The Los Angeles Fire Department is launching a sweeping overhaul of cumbersome 911 call handling procedures that officials say contribute to delays in getting rescuers to victims in life-threatening medical emergencies. By early next year, the agency...
  • 98-year-old fire victim described as 'caring and giving'

    98-year-old fire victim described as 'caring and giving'
    An elderly woman who died of smoke inhalation from a fire in her South Los Angeles home early Saturday was described by a family member as a "caring and giving person" who had lived in the home since the 1940s. Anna Brooks, 98, was rescued from her...
  • Car rams into Palms nursing home, 2 hurt

    At least two people were injured late Sunday when a vehicle rammed into a senior care center in Palms. The vehicle struck the convalescent home in the 3500 block of Overland Avenue about 10:30 p.m., according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. It was...
  • Metrolink train en route to Los Angeles kills man

    Metrolink train en route to Los Angeles kills man
    A Metrolink train en route to Los Angeles from the Antelope Valley struck and killed a man Thursday morning in the Sylmar area, officials said. The man was struck by Train 212 near the intersections of Cobalt Street and San Fernando Road, said Brian...
  • LAFD plans campaign to fight a surge in fire deaths

    LAFD plans campaign to fight a surge in fire deaths
    Los Angeles fire officials plan to launch a safety campaign following an increase in fire-related deaths this year, including one Tuesday in which a man died after a blaze in a Mid-City home that did not have smoke detectors. "We've never had these...
  • After seven fire deaths in a month, LAFD to launch safety campaign

    After seven fire deaths in a month, LAFD to launch safety campaign
    Los Angeles fire officials plan to launch a safety campaign after a surge in fire-related deaths so far this year, including one Tuesday in which a man died after a blaze at a home in Mid-City that did not have smoke detectors. “We’ve...
  • A Red Bull ban for L.A. city workers? Hey, this isn't New York City.

    A Red Bull ban for L.A. city workers? Hey, this isn't New York City.
    The Los Angeles City Council is discussing whether to limit the number of energy drinks city employees can consume while on the job. Apparently too much energy in a public employee can be dangerous. Councilman Bernard C. Parks introduced a motion last...
  • Fire in Mid-City home leaves one man dead, 2 injured

    Fire in Mid-City home leaves one man dead, 2 injured
    A fire that broke out at a Mid-City home early Tuesday left one person dead and two others suffering from possible smoke inhalation. The fire at the one-story home at 2305 South Orange Drive was reported at 5:36 a.m., said Katherine Main of the Los...
  • Free admission today at many Southern California museums

    Free admission today at many Southern California museums
    Art enthusiasts, dabblers and neophytes: This is your final call. Saturday is the day when many of Southern California's major museums are offering free admission to the general public. No art-school prerequisites are required, though they will...