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Update: Owners of Metal Scrapyard Next To Jordan High School in Watts Charged With 22 Felonies

S&W Atlas Iron and Metal Corp. and its owners, Gary and Matthew Weisenberg, were charged with 21 felony counts of knowingly disposing hazardous waste at a site with no permit and one felony count of deposit of hazardous waste, prosecutors said.

June 21, 2023

Multiple Stampedes End Juneteenth Festival In Leimert Park, Jazmine Sullivan Cancels Performance

According to the LAPD, “around 7:50 p.m., Southwest Division patrol officers responded to the area of Stocker Street and Leimert Boulevard for multiple radio calls of shots fired.” A spokesperson said that “upon arrival, officers determined that there was no evidence of a shooting.”

June 20, 2023

L.A. Sheriff’s Deputy Sentenced To 13 Years In Prison For Killing 23-Year-Old Passenger and Seriously Injuring Two Others

Daniel Manuel Auner was driving 116 MPH when he struck a center median, and at least 71 MPH when he struck a traffic pole at the corner of Crenshaw Boulevard and 190th Street, according to stipulations between the prosecution and the defense.

June 16, 2023

Mayor Bass Moved About Two Dozen Homeless People Into A Motel Known for Criminal Activity and Prostitution

Last month, the city of Los Angeles moved people living on the streets into a motel that was previously declared a “public nuisance” and had been a source for criminal activity for more than a decade, according to officials

June 15, 2023

Here’s What Police Say They’re Doing to Stop Street Takeovers and Racing In L.A.

According to police, the overall number of complaints about street takeovers and racing from the public declined from 7,654 in 2021 to 4,899 in 2022. Here's what's been working and what hasn't.

June 14, 2023

El Chapo’s Wife Moved To San Pedro Halfway House, Scheduled To Be Released In Fall

Emma Coronel will most likely be stuck in a home arrest situation in an unidentified halfway house, strapped with a GPS monitoring device.

June 12, 2023

San Fernando Police Officer Charged With Swiping Arrestee’s Cash

San Fernando Police Officer Jeffery King is charged with one felony count each of second-degree robbery and extortion, and one misdemeanor count of petty theft. Earlier this week a warrant was issued for his arrest. “Law enforcement officers take an oath to uphold the law, not to break it," Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón said in a statement.

June 9, 2023

Social Distortion Frontman and Orange County Punk Icon Mike Ness Diagnosed with Stage One Cancer

Notes of support immediately started to pour in from fans, including positive words from L.A.'s Bad Religion and Mexico's División Minuscula.

June 8, 2023

Headlines: McDonald’s Working Conditions Protests Enter 6th Day in East L.A. Following Woman’s Death

Staff at an East L.A. McDonald's continue to strike over working conditions, entering the sixth day of protests following the death of Bertha Montes, a co-worker who was reportedly denied the right to go home when feeling ill, and then died weeks later.

June 7, 2023

Headlines: LAPD Looking Into String Of Robberies At Food Trucks

At least five food trucks were robbed within a weeks span, according to Los Angeles police. During one robbery, a food truck employee was allegedly pistol whipped. Police say that the alleged robberies might be connected.

June 6, 2023