News & Notes:
- Felix Gomez Jr., a gang member, was sentenced to 21 years in prison for the 2009 killings of two Highland Park teens, according to EGP & City News Service. Gomez shot and killed Carlos Hernandez, 15, and Alejandro Garcia, 16, on a weekday afternoon after a fight broke out near the Highland Park Recreation Center.
- Police released a sketch of a man suspected of an attempted sexual assault in Griffith Park on Wednesday. The victim, a female, hiker, was punched several times during the assault, according to NBC4.
- A faulty pipeline valve was blamed for spewing 10,000 gallons of crude oil into the streets of Atwater Village early Thursday. The rupture triggered a 20-foot geyser of crude, some of which seeped into the interior of an adjacent strip club, which was evacuated, reports the L.A. Times. Officials said the the oil never reached the L.A. River.
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