Commercial Fire Extinguished in Wilmington

Firefighters confined and successfully knocked down a fire at a vacant commercial building Wednesday in Wilmington. The fire was reported at 12:02 a.m. and upon their arrival firefighters began defensive firefighting operations at 510 W. Anaheim St., said Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey. It took 79 firefighters 1 hour and 49 minutes to…

COVID-19 Surge Continues Building in LA County, with 3,100 New Cases

Another 3,125 COVID-19 infections were reported in Los Angeles County in the latest data, while virus-related hospitalizations rose again as a long-feared winter surge in cases continued to materialize. The new infections lifted the county’s overall total from throughout the pandemic to 3,565,418. The number, however, is believed to be an undercount of actual COVID…

More Deliberations on Tap in Harvey Weinstein Sex-Assault Case

Jurors will deliberate for a fourth day Wednesday in the sex-assault trial of former film producer Harvey Weinstein, having already logged some 11 hours of discussions. The panel deliberated for roughly 4 1/2 hours on both Monday and Tuesday, following about two hours Friday afternoon. Weinstein, 70, is charged with seven sex-related counts involving four…

Boy Killed in Shooting in Azusa Area

A boy was shot and killed in the Azusa area and authorities are continuing their investigation of his shooting Wednesday. Deputies from the San Dimas Station responded to calls of a shooting around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the 600 block…


Boy Killed in Shooting in Azusa Area

A boy was shot and killed in the Azusa area Tuesday. The shooting was reported around 3:30 p.m. in the 600 block of South Donna Beth Avenue, near Azusa Avenue and Arrow Highway, the Sheriff’s Information Bureau reported. The boy was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Anyone with information regarding this…

Woman Killed in Shooting on Central Avenue

A woman was shot and killed Tuesday evening on the border of the unincorporated Florence-Firestone area and Los Angeles. Deputies were called at approximately 6:13 p.m. to the 6600 block of South Central Avenue where they found the victim, the Sheriff’s Information Bureau reported. The woman pronounced was dead at the scene. There is no…

`Sunday Night Football’ Tops World Cup in TV Ratings

In the latest unsurprising example of the NFL’s popularity and the gap that soccer has to close to catch up, NBC’s “Sunday Night Football” drew more viewers than either of last week’s two U.S. World Cup games on Fox, according to live-plus-same-day figures released by Nielsen Tuesday. The Dallas Cowboys’ 54-19 victory over the Indianapolis…

Orange County Board Approves Turning Over Control of Several Beaches in Laguna

A plan to turn over jurisdiction of about 1.2 miles of beach property to Laguna Beach was approved Tuesday by the Orange County Board of Supervisors. The beaches that will be turned over to the city include Aliso Beach, Camel Point Beach, Laguna Royale Beach, Table Rock Beach, Thousand Steps Beach and West Street Beach.…

Orange County Board Approves Plans for Traffic Signal Where Boy Was Killed

Orange County supervisors Tuesday voted to fast-track the installation of a traffic signal in Coto de Caza at an intersection where an 8-year-old boy was struck and killed by a pickup truck. Orange County Supervisor Lisa Bartlett said there was an outpouring of “grief and concern by community members” in September when Bradley Rofer was…

Two Gang Members Plead Guilty in La Habra Shooting

Two gang members pleaded guilty Tuesday and were immediately sentenced to state prison for leading police on a chase and carrying out a gang-related shooting in La Habra that left a man fighting for his life. Police were called at 7:49 p.m. July 3 to the intersection of Walnut Street and First Avenue regarding a…

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