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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Crime

Highland Park shooting prompts evacuations [updated]

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HIGHLAND PARK ––  Police have ordered some evacuations tonight after shots were fired in the 200 block of S. Avenue 64, said LAPD spokesman Drake Madison. It’s not clear if anyone has been hit, and the situation remains “very fluid,” he said. Update @ 11: 45 ... Read More »

Site of Boyle Heights tragedy to be torn down

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BOYLE HEIGHTS — A demolition crew is preparing to tear down the home that was heavily damaged last February when a car fleeing an unprovoked gang shooting crashed into the front porch, killing a man and woman inside the vehicle. The 105-year-old home on 1550 Pleasant Avenue attracted more ... Read More »

Charges filed against alleged Eagle Rock flasher

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EAGLE ROCK — A man who allegedly followed and exposed himself to two women in Eagle Rock earlier this month has been charged with indecent exposure and lewd conduct, according to the City Attorney. Josque Alquisiras, 23, is being held on $100,000 bail.  The Tujunga resident ... Read More »

Lincoln Park sexual assault suspect apprehended

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LINCOLN HEIGHTS — Police this afternoon said that a suspected gang member has been apprehended in connection with Monday’s sexual assault of a woman inside a restroom at Lincoln Park. Edgar Lobos, 27, had been released from jail for only about 12 hours when he forced a ... Read More »

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 »