Double stabbing in East L.A.; L.A. River rescue; City Hall ignored report on retirement plan problems

Stabbing: Two men were injured in a double stabbing Friday night in the 3800 block of Hammel Street in East Los Angeles. There was no word on what prompted the stabbing. My News LA

Rescue: A man who had become stranded in the L.A. River in Atwater Village during Friday’s rains was rescued by the L.A. Fire Department. He was treated at the scene. NBC 4

Retirement: City officials are struggling to deal with a costly program that allows police officers and firefighters to receive a pension and salary for five years. It turns out the City Council and Mayor Eric Garcetti were advised to get rid of the program two years ago but ignored the recommendation. The program was intended to help retain experienced employees. But instead of staying on the job, about 1,200 employees in the program went on injury leave, some of them for years. L.A. Times

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