The helicopter hangs in the air over downtown L.A. for what seems like a very long time, its whirring blades adding the slight chill of potential alarm over the otherwise quiet Sunday night streets. The airship hovers at around a hundred fifty feet, it's powerful bluish spotlight illuminating the ro ... More >>
SZONE via FlickrYeah, we know. It sucks.The national media is in a tither this week over the concept of "helicopter traffic" in Los Angeles -- an offshoot of the ridiculous amount of buzz we received for Carmageddon. Though the big 405 closure turned out to be an anticlimactic breeze, the m ... More >>
An LAPD helicopter.Update: City News Service reports that suspect Danny Anthony Lopez was hit today with two charges of attempted murder, two counts of assault on a peace officer with a semiautomatic gun, and single counts of shooting at an occupied aircraft and being a gang member in possess ... More >>
KTLA News.A Mexican mystery jet skidded off a Van Nuys Airport runway.A stealth-looking private-style jet with the markings of the Mexican federal police on its side ran off a runway at Van Nuys airport Friday afternoon. A KTLA News helicopter captured images of the jet's "Policia Federal" m ... More >>
Don't drink and drive, especially near Van Nuys airport.It's Friday, and you know what that means. It's time for your weekly DUI checkpoint in Los Angeles. The LAPD says it sets these things up for your own safety -- and that it targets areas where there have been problems with drunk drivers ... More >>
Villaraigosa.Despite lagging passenger traffic, Los Angeles Mayor Villaraigosa apparently wants to hold on to LA/Ontario International airport as part of the city's Los Angeles World Airports department that includes LAX and Van Nuys Airport too. There was some talk of selling control of the ... More >>
The head of the union representing Los Angeles airport police said in a letter to LAX's police chief that the airport is more vulnerable to a terrorist attack than at any time since Sept. 11, 2001. In the letter, obtained by KNX 1070 Newsradio, Los Angeles Airport Peace Officers Association p ... More >>
Google MapsMangled victims and car parts were spread along a half-mile stretch of Roscoe Boulevard in Van Nuys after a late-model Corvette, thought to be speeding, veered out of control and crashed, killing all inside. "Remains of four persons have been discovered at scene," Los Angeles Fire ... More >>
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