| Dec 19, 2010
| 6:26 PM
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...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 4:15 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2010
| 10:06 AM
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...
| Sep 22, 2010
| 1:23 PM
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-...
| Dec 30, 2010
| 9:05 PM
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....
| May 27, 2011
| 7:56 PM
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...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 7:02 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2007
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...
| Mar 23, 2008
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...
| Jan 16, 2008
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...
| Sep 30, 2006
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...
| Nov 13, 2008
| 11:16 PM
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...