Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Eastside 911

Echo Park homicide victim identified


ECHO PARK — The L.A. County Coroner has identified the man found early Saturday morning with a gunshot wound to the head as Michael Robert Hannah, a 20-year-old from Buena Park. Police responding to an anonymous call found Hannah near the base of a public stairway on ... Read More »

Man shot dead outside Boyle Heights Gold Line station


BOYLE HEIGHTS — Authorities are searching for three suspects involved in the shooting death of a man outside the Soto Street Gold Line Station on Saturday night. The victim, a black male, became involved in a verbal confronation after being appraoched by three Latino suspects in ... Read More »

Elderly man killed in Mount Washington fire

alder drive fire map

MOUNT WASHINGTON —  The body of a 71-year-old man was found inside a car parked in a garage that caught fire early this morning in  the 1800 block of Alder Drive, according to the L.A. Fire Department. It took firefighters about half an hour to knock ... Read More »

Eastside home remodeling attracting burglars


Contractors and construction workers remodeling homes from Los Feliz to Eagle Rock face numerous challenges, from finding parking to neighbors complaining about dust and noise. Now, there’s another thing to worry about: burglars. The LAPD Northeast Division is warning contractors to take extra precautions after burglaries ... Read More »

SUV catches fire on Echo Park street

Photo by Kevin Kuzma

ECHO PARK — Fire destroyed an SUV on Lilac Place in Echo Park this morning. Photos sent in by readers showed firefighters responding to the fire at about 9 a.m. No further details were available. Read More »