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Koreatown

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Top Koreatown Articles

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  • 2 Dead, 1 Wounded in 2 County Shooting Rampage

    2 Dead, 1 Wounded in 2 County Shooting Rampage
    ANAHEIM -- A gunman went on a shooting rampage early Sunday, killing a man in Anaheim and wounding another in Los Angeles’ Koreatown 90 minutes later before fatally shooting himself, police said. The suspect was identified as Young Choi, 54, a Los...
  • City Enlists Sheriff's Deputies to Collect Taxes From Koreatown Hotel

    City Enlists Sheriff's Deputies to Collect Taxes From Koreatown Hotel
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- In an effort to collect millions in back taxes, Sheriff's deputies are staking out a Koreatown hotel and taking all their cash. Los Angeles County Sheriff's detectives, in both plainclothes and on duty, have been posted at the...
  • Suspicious Fire Rips Through Apartment Building in Koreatown

    Suspicious Fire Rips Through Apartment Building in Koreatown
    LOS ANGELES -- Arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of a fire that engulfed the entire 6th floor of an apartment building in Koreatown. The fire was reported around 8:37 a.m. Friday in the six-story "Versailles Apartments" building along...
  • SoCal Gang Accused In Sham Marriage Scam

    SoCal Gang Accused In Sham Marriage Scam
    LOS ANGELES -- Twenty people are under arrest, accused of drug trafficking and arranging fake marriages to obtain green cards for immigrants. The federal indictment unveiled Wednesday by the U.S. attorney's office claims members of a San Gabriel Valley-...
  • Police Release Surveillance Video in Parking Garage Robberies

    Police Release Surveillance Video in Parking Garage Robberies
    LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles police have released surveillance video in connection with a rash of parking lot and business robberies in Koreatown. Police had been investigating a series of robberies involving one or two African-American male suspects....
  • Police Searching for 3 Suspects in String of Armed Robberies

    Police Searching for 3 Suspects in String of Armed Robberies
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The LAPD is asking for the public's help identifying at least three suspects responsible for a string of armed robberies in Koreatown and Hollywood. The suspects have been targeting businesses in the Hollywood Division and Olympic...
  • VIDEO: 2 Armed Robbers Steal $800,000 in Rolex Watches

    VIDEO: 2 Armed Robbers Steal $800,000 in Rolex Watches
    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- The LAPD is asking for the public's help finding two suspects in a smash-and-grab robbery at a Koreatown jewelry store. Police have released surveillance video of the robbery, which happened at the Saint Cross jewelry...
  • Saint's following is more diverse

    The Virgin of Guadalupe -- the beloved brown-skinned image of the Virgin Mary long venerated in Mexico -- has won a new following in multiethnic Los Angeles. "We see the Virgin of Guadalupe as Mother of the Americas -- north, central and south," said...
  • Inspectors find dirt on books at Southern Calif. carwashes

    Ateam of state inspectors strode into the Blue Wave Car Wash in West Los Angeles, past latte-sipping customers in electric massage chairs and into the gritty carwash tunnel. "¿Cuánto gana usted?" the inspectors asked worker after worker, about 20 of...
  • LAPD finds a way to connect

    Los Angeles police Capt. Dennis Kato stands in a rooftop parking lot, a device in hand resembling a clunky 1980s-era cellphone. He selects Korean from the device's menu, then speaks into the microphone: "Medical assistance." A speaker on his vehicle...
  • Mayor's Asia Delegation to Be a Diverse Group

    When he visits Asia next month on his first international trade mission, Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa will be accompanied by a delegation of investment bankers, real estate executives, City Council members, small-business people and attorneys...
  • Wiping away stains of a troubled past

    Wiping away stains of a troubled past
    One was a nice Jewish girl, born on Groundhog Day 1955. Her parents had survived the Holocaust -- her mother living in the woods with resistance fighters, her father enduring Auschwitz, then Buchenwald. After the war, they staved off the nightmares...