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Sunday, April 13, 2014

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Fire reported at Silver Lake auto body shop

SILVER LAKE  –  Residents reported that a fire broke out early this morning at an auto body shop on Sunset Boulevard. The Eastsider is seeking more information from the L.A. Fire Department but a photo posted on Twitter by @JoselynHughes at 4:12 a.m. shows fire trucks ... Read More »

Police investigating armed robbery at Atwater Village Sizzler

Two masked and armed suspects held up the Atwater Village Sizzler and pistol whipped an employee during a Sunday morning robbery, police said.  Customers were present at the Los Feliz Boulevard restaurant when the gunman displayed their weapons and then took money from the safe, said ... Read More »

Police searching for homicide suspect in Echo Park*

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LAPD officers have sealed off a section of Echo Park near Temple and Bonnie Brae streets as they search for a possible murder suspect, according to preliminary information. An officer at the Rampart Division station said the murder did not take place today but had no ... Read More »

Los Feliz woman warns neighbors after break-in

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A Los Feliz resident named Michelle who lives in the 4000 block of Sunset Drive reports that a burglar broke into her home on Saturday morning while she was out walking her dog. She advised her neighbors to make sure they lock up and watch out ... Read More »

Seven injured in Glassell Park traffic collision; five police officers among the injured*

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The L.A. Fire Department is responding to a traffic collision in Glassell Park that left at least seven persons, including four police officers, injured shortly before 9 a.m. at 2951 Fletcher Drive near San Fernando Road.  Earlier reports indicated that eight people had been injured. *Update ... Read More »

4.4 quake rattles L.A.

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An estimated 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered near Westwood rattled Los Angeles this morning, according to preliminary info from the U.S. Geological Survey. Los Angeles Fire Department  crews are surveying the area by ground and air but  there have been no reports of quake-related damage from the ... Read More »

Bomb scare shuts down 134 Freeway in Eagle Rock*

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ABC7 and other media are reporting that the westbound 134 Freeway has been shut down down tonight through Eagle Rock after a bomb squad was called in to inspect a suspicious package near the 134 and 2 freeway interchange.  The westbound lanes are closed at Figueroa ... Read More »

LAFD responds to “Debris Flow” in Silver Lake

View Larger Map The L.A. Fire Department responded this morning to a report of “a small amount of dirt” that slid near a construction site in the 1400 block of N. Occidental Boulevard. No injuries have been reported or homes threatened after the “debris flow” was ... Read More »

Police looking for suspect in fatal Elysian Park shooting

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A 45-year-old man was fatally shot Sunday afternoon in Elysian Park in what may have been a gang-related shooting near Solano Canyon. The LAPD today asked the public for help in finding the suspect who shot the victim multiple times at about 4:35 p.m. at the Elysian ... Read More »

A Sunday night of crime in Eagle Rock

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Sunday night found the LAPD SWAT team responding to a pair of separate incidents in Eagle Rock that ended peacefully, according City News Service. The first involved a three-hour long search for a man armed with a handgun who fled from a vehicle that officers had ... Read More »