Tunnel: The man who drove his pickup truck into a Gold Line train tunnel in Boyle Heights to evade police was sentenced to two years in state prison. 27-year-old Rafael Lopez Jr. struck a taxi and and drove on the wrong side of the street during a high-speed chase that began in Huntington Park during a police traffic stop. KTLA
Injunctions: What happens now that the LAPD has been barred from enforcing gang injunctions? Police Chief Charlie Beck said the city may look at ways at how the department could continue to enforce the injunctions or appeal the decision by a federal judge barring their use. However, some observers say the gang injunctions, which severely restrict the activities of individuals, may not be as important as they once were in fighting crime. L.A. Times
Marathon: Move those cars! Numerous streets in Echo Park, Los Feliz and Silver Lake will be closed to traffic and temporary No Parking restrictions will be put in place early Sunday morning for the L.A. Marathon. The Eastsider
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