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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

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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 »

LAPD faces parking crunch at new Glassell Park station

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GLASSELL PARK —  Early this year the officers and staff of the LAPD Northeast Division moved into a new station that is more modern and spacious than their old home. But there’s one thing that the new, approximately $25 million station is lacking: parking. Now, the city ... 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 »

Vehicle slides down cliff in Elysian Park

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Firefighters retrieved a vehicle that slid down a cliff in Elysian Park late Wednesday night. No one was found inside or near the vehicle. The vehicle slid for about 75 feet  before coming to a stop near Angels Point at around 11:30 p.m., according to the ... 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 »

Cyclist killed by suspected drunk driver in Echo Park

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ECHO PARK — A 27-year-old cyclist was killed this weekend in the southern section of Echo Park after being struck by an alleged drunk driver who was speeding at about 60 miles per hour on surface streets, police said. Cruz Tzoc, 22, of Los Angeles, was booked ... Read More »

Body found in Echo Park Lake; man identified

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ECHO PARK — Police were investigating the discovery of a body this morning in Echo Park Lake. Authorities were called to the lake at 10:50 a.m., said LAPD spokeswoman Rosario Herrera. She did not have any information about how the person died. Brian Humphrey  with the ... Read More »

Officers open fire on cyclist in Historic Filipinotown

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HISTORIC FILIPINOTOWN — Police officers opened fire on a cyclist late Wednesday night after they attempted to stop him in the Historic Filipinotown area south of Silver Lake. The cyclist, who was not hit, fled the scene on foot but was taken into custody a few ... Read More »

Man stabbed in Elysian Park [updated]

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Police have closed off a section of Stadium Way near the Dodger ballpark this afternoon after a male transient was tasered and stabbed by another transient following an argument in Elysian Park. The victim, described as a Latino in his 50s was taken to a hospital ... Read More »