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Sunday, August 28, 2016

Crime

Echo Park woman suspected in son’s death

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ECHO PARK — Police on Tuesday arrested an Echo Park mother in connection with the death of her 11-year-old son, whose body was found wrapped in a blanket inside a closet, KTLA reported. The woman, 39-year-old Veronica Aguilar, was arrested on charges of child endangerment resulting ... Read More »

Police activity in Highland Park area [updated]

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HIGHLAND PARK — Residents are reporting a significant amount of police activity – including a large number of squad cars and a police helicopter circling overhead – tonight near York Boulevard and San Pasqual Avenue on the border of Highland Park and Garvanza.  Twitter user Simply ... Read More »

Police looking for Lincoln Heights gunman

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS -- The armed suspect that police are searching for near Eagle Rock High this morning is connected to a shooting that took place hours earlier in Lincoln Heights, according to preliminary police reports. Read More »

Police ask for help to find Echo Park murder suspect

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ECHO PARK — Police today released a drawing of the suspect believed responsible for last month’s fatal stabbing at Echo Park Lake. The victim, described as a male Latino in his 20s, and two friends had gone to neighborhood restaurants and nightclubs on Thursday night, July ... Read More »

Atwater Village shooting leaves man wounded

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ATWATER VILLAGE —  A fight between two gang members resulted in a shooting that left one man injured Saturday night in the 3400 block of Glendale Boulevard, police said. Officers were called to the scene at about 9:30 p.m. and found a 25-year-old male Latino with ... Read More »

Man fatally shot outside East L.A. party

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EAST LOS ANGELES –– A man was fatally shot early this morning after he was told to leave the scene of a large party in the 200 block of north Alma Avenue, according to a preliminary report by the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. Witnesses said that ... Read More »

Scorched Earth: Aftermath of Lincoln Heights fire

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS –The flames have been put out, the fire trucks are gone and the water-dropping helicopters have flown away. What is left to remind residents of Thursday afternoon’s blaze on Paradise Hill is a scorched, 7.5-acre section of steep hillside.  Angela Whiting, who took photos ... Read More »