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Daily Archives: December 19, 2016

Man dies outside Echo Park church

ECHO PARK — A homeless man died tonight outside a church after his companions tried but failed to keep him alive, police said. “His buddies tried CPR,” said Sgt. Teresa Anderson with the LAPD Northeast Division. But the man was declared dead at the scene by firefighters, she said. The cause of death is not known but the incident is ... Read More »

Transient found dead in Lincoln Heights

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — The body of a transient was found near Avenue 26 and Humboldt Street, police said today. Officers were called to the scene at about 8:45 a.m., said an employee with the LAPD Hollenbeck Division. The cause of death was not known, but police don’t suspect foul play,  he said. The sex and age of the person was ... Read More »

One dead in Boyle Heights freeway crash; former school board member enters 34th Congressional race; SoCal Gas says to turn down the heat

MORNING REPORT: A driver lost control of his vehicle at the junction of the 5 and 10 freeways in Boyle Heights and hit a palm tree, leaving one passenger dead .... Former school board member Yolie Flores has entered the campaign to replace Congressman Xavier Becerra .... Southern California Gas is advising customers to turn down thermostats to 68 degrees or below and wash clothes in cold instead of hot water to conserve natural gas "to help lower the risk of possible natural gas and electricity shortage" Read More »