Friday, October 9, 2015


Midnight police pursuit ends on Riverside Drive

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Police chased a suspected stolen vehicle suspect for about an hour last night across the streets of Glassell Park, Hollywood, Silver Lake and other neighborhoods. The pursuit ended when the vehicle hit a spike strip on Riverside Drive, authorities said. The pursuit began at about 11:45 ... Read More »

Do thieves have the master key to your mailbox?

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SILVER LAKE — The tenants of a Silver Lake residential complex this weekend discovered that their centralized mailbox had been opened and emptied of letters and other mailers. How did the thieves do it? Apparently they had obtained a stolen or counterfeited master key that postal ... Read More »

Crime Check: Lock those car doors, El Sereno

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El SERENO — More than a dozen motor vehicles were broken into or stolen during the past week in El Sereno, according to CrimeMapping.com.  Most of the crimes were burglaries and thefts from motor vehicles, with a cluster of crimes taking places between Collis Avenue and ... Read More »

One man found fatally shot in Elysian Valley [updated]

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ELYSIAN VALLEY — Homicide detectives are investigating the fatal shooting of a man who was found inside a parked vehicle in the 1600 block of Blake Avenue this afternoon. Officers found the victim at about 4 p.m., said LAPD spokesman Mike Lopez. “It’s being treated as ... Read More »

Body found inside Los Feliz vehicle

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LOS FELIZ  —  Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s decomposing body this morning inside the backseat of a parked car near the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge on the border of Los Feliz and Silver Lake. A transient this morning reported seeing a body slumped in the ... Read More »