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Saturday, November 22, 2014

Crime

Police investigating Echo Park stabbing death [updated]

A skateboard taped to a lampost was part of a sidewalk memorial taking shape on Sunset boulevard

ECHO PARK — The man who was stabbed  during a Friday night argument with  three suspects on Sunset Boulevard has died from his wounds, police said today. Police this morning were looking for surveillance videos and conducting probation checks on the homes of known gang members ... Read More »

One dead in Lincoln Heights shooting

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A 40-year-old man was fatally shot shortly after midnight today in the 2200 block of Thomas Street in Lincoln Heights, police said.  The victim, Edgar Pastor, fled in his vehicle following the shooting and was found by officers in a nearby alley after he was involved ... Read More »

Highland Park streets closed during bomb scare [updated]

HIGHLAND PARK — Police have cordoned off  streets near York Boulevard and Avenue 63 as they investigate a suspicious package. Warehouse Shoe Sale is among the stores have that closed as the investigation takes place.  Update: The LAPD Bomb Squad determined that the item was not an ... Read More »

Police apprehend suspected car thief in Echo Park [updated]

Police helicopter hovers over Echo Park | Thien Ho

ECHO PARK —  Police caught a suspected car thief tonight after briefly sealing off streets near Sunset Boulevard and Douglas Street.  A helicopter hovered overhead as residents reported hearing numerous police sirens. An officer at the LAPD Northeast Division station said the suspect has been caught ... Read More »