Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Eastside 911

Body found inside Los Feliz vehicle

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LOS FELIZ  —  Police are investigating the discovery of a man’s decomposing body this morning inside the backseat of a parked car near the Glendale-Hyperion Bridge on the border of Los Feliz and Silver Lake. A transient this morning reported seeing a body slumped in the ... Read More »

Fire on the hill

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The L.A. Fire Department said that the flames and smoke seen rising tonight from Point Grand View in Elysian Park was from a car fire.  Tim Swope snapped a photo of the fire at about 9:35 p.m.  from his vantage point in Lincoln Heights. Read More »

Power outage hits Echo Park [updated]

Fallen power lines forced the closure of Echo Park Avenue

ECHO PARK – An estimated 2,600 LADWP customers lost electrical service this morning after power lines fell near Echo Park Lake. Traffic was being turned around at Echo Park and Laguna avenues, where power lines fell across the pavement shortly after 9 a.m. An officer at ... Read More »

Echo Park crash leaves car on sidewalk


ECHO PARK — A crash this afternoon near Echo Park Lake left a Pontiac Fiero on the sidewalk, with the vehicle wedged between a utility pole and fire hydrant on one side and a retaining wall on the other. With the vehicle’s doors blocked, the driver ... Read More »

Power outages hit Boyle Heights & Glassell Park

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This morning’s storm knocked out power to an estimated 1,390 LADWP customers in Glassell Park and another 329 in Boyle Heights.  The utility said that a total of 8,200 of its 1.2 million customers were without service across the city this morning. “It is common for early ... Read More »

Decomposed bodies found in Echo Park apartment

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ECHO PARK — The bodies of two “severely decomposed” men were discovered inside an Echo Park apartment on Wednesday night in the 300 block of Patton Street, according to the LAPD and L.A. County Coroner. The bodies were discovered at about 10 p.m., according to LAPD ... Read More »

Firefighters put out Echo Park apartment blaze

Firefighter tosses debris outside fire damaged apartment

ECHO PARK — At least one apartment was gutted tonight after a fire struck a large apartment complex at 1825 Morton Avenue. Firefighters at the scene said no injuries were reported based on preliminary information. Residents of the Morton Gardens apartment gathered in a nearby parking ... Read More »