Police & Fire
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At one point, firefighters had to take a defensive posture, fighting the flames from outside the structure.
Nikravan Hormuz, 70, helps manage a Ventura Boulevard clinic called “Urgent Care,” run by Dr. Yahya Hedvat.
Yahya Hedvat is already awaiting a trial on charges of selling controlled substances without a legitimate, medical reason.
A. Ashley Tabaddor claims the U.S. Department of Justice based its disqualification order on racially motivated and discriminatory criteria.
In a legal settlement, the Los Angeles City Council reverses the results of the last five years of budget slashing for about 1,000 officers.
The Police Commission re-appoints him, voting 4-1 to extend Beck's tenure.
An LAPD watchdog will analyze allegations the department misclassified nearly 1,200 violent crimes as minor offenses in a one-year span.
This is the third time the 71-year-old Bruce Davis has been recommended for parole and rejected.
LAFD Assistant Chief Ralph Terrazas won the unanimous support of the City Council today to become the department’s new chief.
Los Angeles Superior Court Judge David Horwitz also ordered Oris Pace to stay away from the women.
Fortunately, no one was hurt.
The biological mother allegedly abducted them, but then she showed up Wednesday night disoriented and alone. Now she's gone again.
The paperwork did not identify the horse's seller, said Charlie Beck, who is seeking another five-year term as the department's top officer.
An app was launched in Los Angeles County today that can connect a heart attack victim with someone nearby who knows CPR.
At the same time, the California Supreme Court vacated a ruling that found the killings were "especially heinous, atrocious or cruel."
Prosecutors say David Stevens bilked the elderly out of $38,000 in the Valley, West Hollywood and West L.A.
The woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition.
They say many have to work two jobs to make ends meet.
Meanwhile, a vigil is set for 7 tonight to remember victim Nick Fagnano, who had attended school in Sherman Oaks and was on his way to USC.
Michael Demarco is also required to pay $3.7 million in restitution.