Much like Oscar Duncan, the Venice youth pastor and anti-gang worker ironically killed by gang members last month, 24-year-old Hawthorne resident Dennis Tillet was the last guy anybody would have expected to fall victim to L.A. street fire.
"This is so unreal, because he was the total opposite of a ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with a few more details from the FBI and a possible Facebook connection to the case. First posted at 6:40 a.m.
It seemed like a week or so could go by without another sex abuse arrest of an L.A. Unified School District employee.
KTLA News this morning reports that a Fr ... More >>
In the midst of a historic scandal, the L.A. school district board today fired two teachers accused of molesting students.
A firestorm was sparked when ex-Miramonte Elementary School teacher Mark Berndt was charged last week with 23 counts of unspeakable acts against children under his care: But he ... More >>
Phlo Finister's hair is black and stick-straight. She's wearing Tims and a tight, cropped Tommy Hilfiger tank. Her boxers are puffed out of the approximately size 38 jeans that pool around her ankles. With her gold wire-rimmed sunglasses, she's Aaliyah, circa 1994.
This is not what we expected. Th ... More >>
Iman Omari's uncle Josef Leimberg is scuttling around his Eagle Rock studio, working on improving its feng shui. He pauses by a door that's become unhinged. "A 400-pound dude busted through this, trying to get his rappers in to record." That wasn't going to fly, however, because Bootsy Collins was w ... More >>
Adrienne Hatrick, retired city employee, believes in 'the people that brought you the weekend.' Yesterday evening MoveOn, a political action group, hosted a "Rally to Defend the American Dream" outside of the west side's Palms Ranch Library.
The message? It was for Senators Barbara Boxer an ... More >>
(Updated throughout at 12:20 p.m.): A pregnant woman and her fetus died in a shooting in the Westside community of La Cienega Heights Wednesday morning, police said. The attack appeared by be a gang-related, drive-by shooting near the Ward Plaza Shopping Center, which contains a Ross, a Toys ... More >>