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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Crime

Juvenile killed in East L.A. shooting*

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View Larger Map Detectives with the L.A. County Sheriff Department tonight were investigating the fatal shooting of a male juvenile in East Los Angeles. The shooting took place at about 9 p.m. in the 900 block of Fraser Street near Whittier Boulevard, according to preliminary information ... Read More »

Five arrested following Highland Park shooting

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Police responding to reports of gunfire early this morning in Highland Park arrested five suspects after their vehicle crashed near Avenue 52 and the Arroyo Seco Parkway. The LAPD Northeast Division on its Facebook page provided details of the incident that began after 1 a.m.: Last ... Read More »

Dodger Stadium beating suspects plead guilty to assault charges

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Two men pleaded guilty today to  charges in connection with the  brutal 2011 assault of Giants fans Bryan Stow in the parking lot of Dodger Stadium on opening .  Judge George G. Lomeli described the two men – 30-year-old Marvin Norwood and 31-year-old Louie Sanchez – ... Read More »

Morning walk reveals stolen Echo Park mail

If you live on Park Drive or Morton Place and your mail box seems emptier than normal, you may want to take a walk around the neighborhood.  An Echo Park woman walking along 1900 block of Park Drive this morning came across a pile of about ... Read More »

Has your Amazon shipment gone missing? It might be at the Northeast police station

Police this week arrested a Silver Lake man who  allegedly spent the last five months stealing  packages that were delivered and left in front of residences across Eagle Rock, Glassell Park and Silver Lake. Now, burglary detectives at the Northeast Division are trying to find the ... Read More »

Silver Lake burglar busts through apartment wall

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Police always advise to keep your doors and windows locked to help keep criminals out.  But how do you keep them from breaking through the wall?  That’s what happened last week when a Silver Lake resident in the 3700 block of Sunset Boulevard returned to his ... Read More »

Echo Park gentrification creates a “weekend gang”

With home prices and rents spiraling upward,  many Echo Park gang members have been priced out of the neighborhood,  forcing some Echo Park Locos to make weekend visits from their new neighborhoods, according to the L.A. Times.  Gentrification in combination with other factors has noticeably reduced ... Read More »

Man killed in Boyle Heights drive-by shooting

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One man was killed Friday night after he was shot by suspects who opened fire from a passing vehicle in the 600 block of north Fickett Street in Boyle Heights.   The victim, a male Latino, died from his injuries after being transported to a hospital, according ... Read More »

City Council offers $50,000 reward in Silver Lake murder

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The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously today to offer a $50,000 reward in connection with the unsolved murder of Joseph Gatto, who was fatally shot in his Silver Lake home last November, reports L.A. Now. Police released a rendering of a possible suspect a few ... Read More »

Cyclist wounded during drive-by shooting in Historic Filipinotown

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View Larger Map A cyclist was shot in the knee this morning in Historic Filipinotown after bullets were fired from a passing vehicle, police said. The male cyclist, who was riding his bike on Beverly Boulevard near Alvarado Street when he was shot at about 7:50 ... Read More »