Friday, February 5, 2016


Two suspects charged in Debs Park murders [updated]

Memorial for Debs Park victim

The Los Angeles Times reports that two suspects  have been charged with the murder of two young women in Debs Park last October.  The L.A. County District attorney claims that Dallas Stone Pineda, 17, and Jose Antonio Echeverria, 18, used a gun to kill Gabriela Calzada and Briana ... Read More »

17-year-old reportedly arrested in Debs Park killings

Memorial for Debs Park victim

KTLA is reporting that a 17-year-old male has been arrested in connection with last October’s murder of two young women in Debs Park. The mother of the 17-year-old said her son was a friend of the victims but denied that he killed them. Last November, police ... Read More »

Silver Lake area shooting leaves man wounded

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SILVER LAKE — One man was shot Wednesday night near Benton Way and the 101 Freeway during what may have been a neighbor dispute, according to KTLA. The victim, described as a man in his 30s, was in grave condition following the shooting that took place ... Read More »

Highland Park shooting victim identified

HIGHLAND PARK — The man who was found shot dead in Sycamore Grove Park on Sunday has been identified as 19-year-old Kaelyn Michael Tarin, police said today. Tarin, who had been living in the park for some time, was found inside a tent where he had ... Read More »

Crime Check: Assaults in Boyle Heights

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — The new year began violently in Boyle Heights, where six assaults have been reported during the past week, according to CrimeMapping.com.  Most of the crimes took place roughly between Cesar Chavez Avenue and E. Fourth Street. Five of the assaults involved a deadly ... Read More »