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  • Suspect charged in slaying of MTV music coordinator

     
    One of three co-defendants tied to a series of robberies that included the shotgun slayings of an MTV music coordinator and another man have been charged with capital murder, prosecutors said Wednesday. Jabaar Vincent Thomas, 26, had been charged in......
  • It's National Library Week. Do you have a librarian to thank?

     
    Celebrate National Library Week today by thanking a librarian....
  • Photo essay: Christ comes to Los Angeles via mural

     
    Paint store, 1315 W. El Segundo Blvd., Tim Morgan, 2003 Christ comes to Los Angeles. He appears in Pico Union and South Los Angeles to stop gang killing. In a car wash on South Central Avenue and in a paint......
  • GOP health insurance plan would hurt poor, elderly, says L.A. County chief

     
    A Republican proposal to radically reshape Medicare and Medicaid, the federal and state-federal health insurance programs for the poor and elderly, would devastate L.A. County’s public hospitals and clinics, said County Chief Executive William T...
  • Reader photos: Southern California Moments, Day 110

     
    Color safe: Andrew Murr shot this bright coin-op laundry business in Pico-Union with a Hasselblad earlier this month. Every day of 2011, we're featuring reader-submitted photos of Southern California Moments. Follow us on Twitter and visit the Southern...
  • LAPD fatally shoots man they say killed mother, wounded grandmother

     
    Los Angeles police shot and killed a man who had just fatally stabbed his mother and wounded his grandmother in the frontyard of a Pico-Union residence, authorities said Monday. The incident was reported about 1:39 p.m. in the 1500 block......
  • LAPD identifies attacker and victims in deadly knife rampage

     
    Police Monday night identified a man who was killed by officers after the fatal stabbing of his mother in an afternoon rampage at a Pico-Union home. Hector Hernandez, 36, slashed his mother's throat Monday afternoon in an unprovoked attack in......
  • One of two suspects in killing of MTV music coordinator is booked in second slaying case

     
    One of two people arrested on suspicion of slaying an MTV music coordinator has also been booked in connection with the killing of man during a shotgun robbery in April, police said Thursday. Los Angeles residents Jabaar Vincent Thomas, 26,......
  • Woman charged in killing of MTV music coordinator

     
    A woman was charged Friday in the shotgun slayings of an MTV music coordinator and another man, while two men were charged in a string of related robberies. Destiny Young, 29 of Los Angeles was arrested Wednesday in connection with......
  • MTV coordinator was robbed of wallet before execution-style slaying, sources say

     
    An MTV coordinator was robbed of his wallet before he was shot execution-style outside his Mid-Wilshire home, LAPD sources said Friday. A man and woman have been arrested in connection with the slaying and a series of armed robberies. LAPD......
  • Voters must register by Monday to cast ballots Nov. 2

     
    Monday is the final day to register to vote in California’s Nov. 2 election. Californians who have not yet registered and want to cast ballots next month may pick up voter registration forms at elections offices, post offices, city halls,......
  • Work to begin on affordable apartments near downtown Los Angeles

     
    Construction is set to begin this month on Mosaic Apartments, a $21-million affordable housing project in the Pico-Union district of Los Angeles that is intended to mesh architecturally with the historic neighborhood. Amcal Multi-Housing Inc., an Agoura...