When two undercover L.A. cops were shot in the face over the weekend they were working on one of L.A.'s more notorious crack streets, controlled by the Mara Salvatrucha gang and only a few blocks from its 18th Street archenemies.
The area in Koreatown near Westlake and Pico-Union had been quiet, an ... More >>
Beckham.Update: The CHP responds, at the bottom.
The big question is, did David Beckham get special treatment from the California Highway Patrol after he rear ended a disabled vehicle in the carpool lane of the 405 freeway May 6?
Recordings of 911 calls to the CHP that day -- obtained by TM ... More >>
jefferson via TwitpicA crack in the earth in Japan.Japanese Americans rallied over the weekend in Little Tokyo for victims of Japan's devastating 8.9 earthquake. People set up collection boxes in shopping areas, and one woman told TV crews she raised $3,200 Saturday alone.
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We've heard of pills stamped with the Mitsubishi car symbol, smiley-face icons and even Snoopy. But E in the likeness of the President of the United States? Yes we can: Authorities in Texas arrested a man who they say had 200 ecstasy pills in the shape and likeness of President Obama in his p ... More >>
In the wake of the bankruptcies of General Motors and Chrysler, a downsized Detroit auto show that saw the likes of Nissan, Porsche and Mitsubishi pull out, and a Tokyo auto show subsequently passed up by the Detroit three automakers, is L.A.'s own annual showcase next the place to be for the auto w ... More >>