Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
Starting in the Valley, a mediator and volunteer panel made up of people from the community will decide how the crimes should be addressed.
A union statement acknowledges the move is "highly unusual" but blames the city for a “lack of good faith bargaining.”
The backlog has more than doubled in the last two years. Victims of thousands of burglaries, thefts and other property crimes wait.
All of the stolen bikes were secured to open racks and were not inside a bicycle compound.
Richard Alarcon is due back in court Wednesday.
The move was made after the discovery of an "unattended package."
The Valencia amusement park is closed today
Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas wants to educate more Angelenos about fire safety.
John Nakkashian faces up to five years in federal prison, a $250,000 fine and three years of supervised release.
No injuries were reported at the blaze, which burned part of the shut-down ride.
Starting Sept. 16, a new law seeks to keep cyclists, young and old, safe on the road.
CSUN President Dianne Harrison said decisions about “individual student culpability and discipline” will be made following a different probe
Loren Farell -- who surived the 1997 North Hollywood shootout -- and Juan Baello reported alleged misconduct, then forced into retirement.
Seventy-four of the arrests came as a result of car crashes during an 18-period ending Monday.
The small blaze was reported at 4:13 p.m. near the structure at 10339 Zelzah Ave.,
The fatal collision was reported at 6:22 p.m. at Sherman Way and Enfield Avenue.
“The harm to defendants’ business does not outweigh the harm ... if defendants were permitted to flaunt the city’s police powers."
He was in his 60s and hospitalized when he died.
The 90-year-old mother and her 75-year-old son were the 19th and 20th civilian fatalities from structure fires in Los Angeles this year.
PHOTOS: Firefighters are still tending to the flames at a three-story building on Newcastle Avenue.