Thursday, July 2, 2015

Eastside 911

Head-on collision in Los Feliz leaves three injured

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LOS FELIZ — Two young children were left in critical condition tonight after two vehicles were involved in a head-on collision on Los Feliz Boulevard, according to preliminary information from the L.A. Fire Department. The crash, which was reported at about 9:30 p.m. in the 4700 block ... Read More »

Power outage leaves Silver Lake in the dark

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SILVER LAKE — An explosion in an electrical vault has cut off power to an estimated 16,000 LADWP customers tonight in the Silver Lake area, according to an agency spokesman. The explosion took place in the 600 block of N. Hoover Street. Service is not expected ... Read More »

How do you get a car out of the L.A. River?


Rescue crews were mobilized this morning after a car was found in the L.A. River under the 2 Freeway near Elysian Valley. But rescuers found no passengers inside or persons nearby. The only thing to do was to wait until the vehicle was towed out of ... Read More »

Pop, Pop, Pop: Were those fire crackers or gunshots?


Many Eastsiders have been asking this question as the Fourth of July holiday promises to deliver the annual barrage of fireworks with the occasional burst of gunfire or at least what sounds like gunfire. Police instruct residents to call 911 when they hear gunshots. But that can get confusing when your neighborhood is filled with the sounds of bombs bursting in air on July 4.

Eagle Rock woman surrenders after standoff with police

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EAGLE ROCK  — Police shut down Eagle Rock Boulevard Saturday afternoon after an armed woman barricaded herself in her home in the 2100 block of Laverna Avenue, according ABC7.  The woman, who had threatened a man with a gun following an argument, surrendered to police around ... Read More »

Man found beaten to death on Echo Park area street

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ECHO PARK -- Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found lying on the street Tuesday night on the southern edge of Echo Park. KTLA reports that the body of a Latino male in his 20s was discovered near Union Avenue and Rockwood Street at about 10 p.m.

Man shot by officers in Los Feliz was not armed

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LOS FELIZ —  L.A. Now reports that the man who was shot by police Friday evening was not armed. Officers had said they fired at the man because it appeared that he had a weapon as he raised his arm wrapped in a towel, according to ... Read More »