Monday, November 30, 2015


Man fatally stabbed on Figueroa bus [update]

figueroa and meridian map

HIGHLAND PARK — A male passenger was stabbed to death on board a Metro bus Monday night while traveling northbound on Figueroa Street, according to the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department. LASD, which is in charge of security on Metro buses and trains, said the stabbing was ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting victim identified


ECHO PARK — Police have identified the victim of Friday’s fatal Echo Park shooting as 20-year-old Alex Baires. Baires was shot at about 8:20 p.m. in front of a small market in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue.  One LAPD spokesman said Baires, a known ... Read More »

Juvenile shot dead in East L.A. [updated]


EAST LOS ANGELES — A teenage male was fatally shot tonight in the 3500 block of Cesar Chavez Avenue only a little more than six months after a deadly shooting took place in the same area. L.A. Now reports that the victim, who was shot at ... Read More »

Echo Park shooting leaves one man dead [updated]

Echo park homicide scene on echo park avenue 10-28-2015 1-02-14 PM

ECHO PARK — Police this morning are investigating the fatal shooting of a man Friday night in the 1800 block of Echo Park Avenue. The shooting was reported at about 8:20 p.m., said Lt. Richard Parks with the LAPD Northeast Division. The shooting victim, however, had ... Read More »

Echo Park school locked down [updated]


Mayberry Street Elementary on the border of Echo Park and Silver Lake had been locked down briefly this afternoon, according to a school employee. LAPD was searching for a burglary suspect nearby, according to preliminary information. Update @ 12:41 pm: The locked down has been lifted, said ... Read More »

Debs Park victim died from multiple injuries

EL SERENO — The county coroner has determined that Gabriela Calzada, one of the two women found dead in Debs Park last week, died from multiple injuries as police met with concerned residents tonight nearly a week after the double killing. NBC 4 reported that the ... Read More »

Death, mystery and flowers fill a corner of Debs Park

Flower at Debs Park murder scene

El SERENO —  The grassy clearing surrounded by shaggy pepper and eucalyptus  trees would make for an ideal spot to take a break from a walk through Debs Park.  But on Wednesday, this clearing became a crime scene after the bodies of two women were discovered ... Read More »