Police & Fire
The latest on local crime and public safety.
When a thunderstorm is occurring, nowhere outdoors is safe from possible lightning strikes, so people should seek shelter.
About 5 percent of the applicants are women.
Following a freak thunderstorm Sunday in Venice, eight people -- seven adults and a 15-year-old boy -- were hospitalized. A 20-year-old died
There were insufficient bollards or other traffic impediments in place to help prevent such accidents, the suit states.
A total of 13 were treated. All victims are now accounted for, authorities believe.
Two of the injured are in critical condition.
The woman was in fair condition when taken to a hospital for treatment.
The cause of the fire was under investigation.
Lauren Guerra, hurt while touring Venice, says she was prompted to file a lawsuit by the recent death of a Manhattan Beach teen who was struck by a freeway overpass while standing on the upp
City Attorney Mike Feuer said the operation violates Proposition D, which limits the number of legal dispensaries allowed in Los Angeles.
Gale Harris, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power, said he break measured six inches and caused 20 customers to lose water service.
The 16-year-old was knocked off the top level when the bus drove under an overpass.
The statistics, released today, show that overall, however, crime is down.
They will start to work even if a gunman has not been apprehended.
The shooting may have occurred at or near a medical marijuana dispensary.
The Stockton Police Department's status on Facebook is getting shared at a viral pace, and we're pretty sure civic mindedness has nothing to do with it.
It may be inert but appears to be some kind of military ordnance, an officer says.
Firefighters rescued one person.
The coroner's office says the man's death is due to 'natural causes.'