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Saturday, May 28, 2016

Crime

Reward proposed in fatal Echo Park stabbing case

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ECHO PARK — Last June, 23-year-old Oscar Lazo walked out of Union Liquor on Beverly Boulevard on the southern edge of the neighborhood and was attacked by three Latino males who chased him around the corner and fatally stabbed him on Union Street. Police released a ... Read More »

Body found in Echo Park Lake; man identified

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ECHO PARK — Police were investigating the discovery of a body this morning in Echo Park Lake. Authorities were called to the lake at 10:50 a.m., said LAPD spokeswoman Rosario Herrera. She did not have any information about how the person died. Brian Humphrey  with the ... Read More »

Officers open fire on cyclist in Historic Filipinotown

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HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN — Police officers opened fire on a cyclist late Wednesday night after they attempted to stop him in the Historic Filipinotown area south of Silver Lake. The cyclist, who was not hit, fled the scene on foot but was taken into custody a few ... Read More »

Man stabbed in Elysian Park [updated]

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Police have closed off a section of Stadium Way near the Dodger ballpark this afternoon after a male transient was tasered and stabbed by another transient following an argument in Elysian Park. The victim, described as a Latino in his 50s was taken to a hospital ... Read More »

Echo Park crash causes fuel spill

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ECHO PARK — A sedan struck at least two parked vehicles in the 1600 block of Echo Park Avenue early this morning, with gasoline from one of the damaged vehicles sent flowing down a gutter. There were no injuries but firefighters had to pour some dirt ... Read More »