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  • Schools in Silver Lake, O.C., Northridge close amid threats

    Schools in Silver Lake, O.C., Northridge close amid threats
    A Silver Lake elementary school was put on lockdown early Tuesday after a person dialed 911 and said armed gunmen were at the school -- the third such call from the same number in recent weeks, police said. “Operators get the call, they try to...
  • Man is tied to Sylmar killing through restaurant receipt, LAPD says

    Man is tied to Sylmar killing through restaurant receipt, LAPD says
    A 23-year-old man pleaded not guilty on Monday in connection with the stabbing death of his neighbor, who was killed in Sylmar and discovered in a parked Lexus set ablaze. Los Angeles police detectives tied Carlo Giuliano Cresci to the killing through a...
  • Assailant sought in Van Nuys stabbing death

    Police were looking for leads into the stabbing death of a man in Van Nuys early Sunday.  The victim, described as a Latino between 45 and 50, was on the sidewalk near the intersection of Erwin Street and Van Nuys Boulevard with multiple stab wounds...
  • Off-duty LAPD officer killed in motorcycle crash in Torrance

    Off-duty LAPD officer killed in motorcycle crash in Torrance
    An off-duty Los Angeles police officer died Saturday evening after crashing his motorcycle into a vehicle in Torrance, authorities said. Erick Alcaraz, 24, was killed about 5 p.m. when his motorcycle collided with a vehicle making a left turn from...
  • Man shot by suspected gang member in El Sereno

    Man shot by suspected gang member in El Sereno
    A 21-year-old man was fatally shot after being confronted by a suspected gang member in a neighborhood northeast of downtown, authorities said Sunday. Raul Sanchez was walking with two other people in the 5300 block of Valley Boulevard in El Sereno...
  • One dead in Crenshaw district shooting

    One dead in Crenshaw district shooting
    Los Angeles police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead in the Crenshaw district Saturday evening, authorities said. The man was shot at about 6:20 p.m. near 28th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard and was pronounced dead at the scene, said...
  • Off-duty LAPD officer dies in motorcycle crash

    An off-duty Los Angeles police officer riding a motorcycle died in Torrance on Saturday afternoon after colliding with a vehicle at an intersection with no traffic light, officials confirmed. The officer had recently finished probation and was...
  • Amid outcry over police shootings, departments weighing cop cameras

    Amid outcry over police shootings, departments weighing cop cameras
    It was a police shooting that initially triggered a public outcry similar to the recent confrontations in Ferguson, Mo. In 2011, police in the small community of Rialto in San Bernardino County shot and wounded a man who witnesses later protested was...
  • Two dead, one injured in back-to-back South Los Angeles shootings

    Two shootings — one involving fatalities — and an unusually high volume of calls prompted the Los Angeles Police Department to put its South Bureau on modified tactical alert Monday afternoon, a department spokeswoman said. The first...
  • Made in America fest winds down with arrests but no major issues

    Made in America fest winds down with arrests but no major issues
    The Made in America festival at Los Angeles' Grand Park came to a close Sunday night with a performance by rapper Kanye West, after a day marked by scorching heat but no major security issues. The second day of the festival drew a slightly larger...
  • Made in America fest, Day 2: Hot weather, a few arrests

    Made in America fest, Day 2: Hot weather, a few arrests
    Police officials say there have been a few arrests but no major security incidents on the second day of the Made in America Music Festival in downtown Los Angeles as of Sunday evening. Lt. Andrew Neiman of the Los Angeles Police Department said 34,445...
  • Made in America festival gears up for final day

    Made in America festival gears up for final day
    Made in America festival: Day Two. The final day of the Budweiser-sponsored downtown music festival in Grand Park outside City Hall gets underway at noon Sunday and runs until 11 p.m. Today’s top acts include Weezer, John Mayer and Kanye West....