Sunday, August 30, 2015

Eastside 911

Power out in Silver Lake [updated]

SILVER LAKE — An estimated 1,600 LADWP customers are without power tonight in Silver Lake, and service is not expected to be fully restored until 2 a.m., according to the utility’s outage map. Some Twitter users reported that power went out at about 4:30 p.m. The ... Read More »

Van damaged by falling Echo Park tree

Collapsed tree branch on Waterloo Street | Connie Acosta

ECHO PARK — City crews were cutting down a carob tree this morning after one of its large branches fell on top of a van parked in the 1400 block of N. Waterloo Street. The branch fell on the van Wednesday afternoon but there were no ... Read More »

Police investigating fatal stabbing in Lincoln Park

Photo by Josef Bray-Ali

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — A large number of police officers have descended on Lincoln Park following the fatal stabbing of a man late this afternoon. LAPD spokesman Drake Madison said that the incident was reported at about 5 pm near the Mission Road side of the park. The ... Read More »

Echo Park homicide victim identified


ECHO PARK — The L.A. County Coroner has identified the man found early Saturday morning with a gunshot wound to the head as Michael Robert Hannah, a 20-year-old from Buena Park. Police responding to an anonymous call found Hannah near the base of a public stairway on ... Read More »

Man shot dead outside Boyle Heights Gold Line station


BOYLE HEIGHTS — Authorities are searching for three suspects involved in the shooting death of a man outside the Soto Street Gold Line Station on Saturday night. The victim, a black male, became involved in a verbal confronation after being appraoched by three Latino suspects in ... Read More »

Elderly man killed in Mount Washington fire

alder drive fire map

MOUNT WASHINGTON —  The body of a 71-year-old man was found inside a car parked in a garage that caught fire early this morning in  the 1800 block of Alder Drive, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took firefighters about half an hour to knock ... Read More »