Many folks inside the offices of The Hollywood Reporter on the Miracle Mile evacuated this morning after authorities received a suspicious package report.
Photos of the location show office workers outside the building, at 5700 Wilshire Boulevard. The LAPD tells us its hazardous materials team is ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with composite sketches of the possible suspect and victim. First posted at 1:24 p.m. Tuesday.
Police and fire officials doubled down on a search for a teenage girl who appeared to be kidnapped while kicking and screaming in the El Sereno area last night.
The L.A. Fire Depart ... More >>
A mother and her children, ages 4 and 8, died when an SUV going the wrong way in traffic crashed into the woman's minivan and sent it careening into a light pole in Hollywood this morning, authorities said.
Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Erik Scott stated that the tragic collision was report ... More >>
Repeated attempts to lend a hand at a hectic accident scene in the San Fernando Valley went south last night, City News Service reports.
After a big white Chevy SUV lost control while trying to make a turn at Magnolia Boulevard around 8:25 p.m. -- knocking over a street lamp, downing power lines, s ... More >>
A would-be burglar picked the wrong house this morning and the suspect was met with the fists of fury of one LL Cool J, who had in fact warned us via classic rap songs that he's "hard as hell" and that his "mama said knock you out."
That's reportedly what happened to the intruder, who cops told the ... More >>
Someone at 5555 West Melrose Avenue (the address for Paramount Studios) called 911 today after discovering a "white powder like substance" in an envelope.
So the L.A. City Fire Department dispatched its hazmat team to the studios for a "chemical investigation" of this "unknown type of suspicious su ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with 7 people hit. Headline changed to reflect that number.
A vehicle has hit pedestrians at a Metro rail or bus stop near the 110 and 105 freeways this afternoon, authorities said.
The Los Angeles Fire Department said that 50 first-responders were headed to the scene.
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Updated at the bottom with an official arrest (the third since Thursday). Fire officials now count 53 blazes in the arson spree. First posted at 2:48 a.m. Monday.
The L.A. arson fires have sated the city's everlasting expectation for the criminally bizarre, but so far there's no Michael Connelly en ... More >>
homeaway.com.auThe canyon home that inspired "Love Street."The hills of Hollywood and West Hollywood came under attack last night: A mysterious arsonist (or team of arsonists) started 19 car fires in the wealthy area, some of which spread to nearby homes.
Luckily, no residents have been repo ... More >>
Google MapsFourth and Spring.An accident during downtown L.A.'s monthly Art Walk Thursday night took the life of a 2-month-old infant boy and appeared to have put his mom in a hospital, according to authorities and reports.
It happened about 9:15 p.m. at Spring and Fourth streets, police sai ... More >>
CuriousJoshNobody move, nobody get hurt.A Lincoln Heights dance club was shut down temporarily early Thursday as a result of alleged overcrowding, according to witnesses and authorities. It's the second such club closure since Friday, when fire and police officials put the brakes on an electr ... More >>
Via our own Dennis Romero's Informer--famed Lincoln Heights club night Low End Theory was shut down mid-Kraddy-release-party after reports of overcrowding. Says Romero:
At 12:14 a.m. Thursday, however, fire officials responded to possible reports of overcrowding at the venue, a ... More >>
Marijuana candy seized in a drug bust (file photo).Eight South L.A. Middle School students passed a chocolate bar around, and all eight fell ill, according to the city fire department and district officials.
What was in it? A Los Angeles Unified School District spokeswoman said it possibly c ... More >>
Ravers are under the microscope in Los Angeles.It was a spooky scene for as many as 40 people who were put in the back of police cars at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena, where the annual Monster Massive rave attracted about 16,000 other law-abiding dance music fans.
The arrests were mo ... More >>
Jamie McCourt's chauffeur hit a woman pedestrian outside a downtown LA courthouse Monday morning.
The woman, who is an employee at the Los Angeles County Courthouse, was struck at a crosswalk near the corner of Temple and Hill streets. The woman was fitted with a neck brace and taken by amb ... More >>
Updated throughout at 4:51 p.m.
A Los Angeles police office sustained serious injuries after the cruiser she was in was involved in a collision in Koreatown Friday afternoon, a city fire official said. Another patrol car appeared to have collided with an additional vehicle simultaneously, a ... More >>
Google Maps[Updated at 7:15 p.m.] A man died, presumably the pilot, when a small airplane crashed near the eighth hole of the Penmar golf course in Venice Thursday evening, Los Angeles fire officials said.
The crash at 1233 East Rose Ave. Was reported at 6:06 p.m., according to Erik Scott o ... More >>
USGS(UPDATED) A 4.4 shaker woke up the Los Angeles region about 4:04 a.m. Tuesday. The epicenter was about one mile east-northeast of Pico Rivera (map), according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
A sheriff's official from the county's Pico Rivera station told ABC7 news there were no reports o ... More >>