Post Tagged with: "Los Angeles"

Largest wildfire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate

September 3, 2017 6:04 am
Largest wildfire in Los Angeles history forces hundreds to evacuate

The La Tuna Canyon fire burns in the hills above Burbank, California, September 2, 2017. (Photo by AFP) A wildfire on the northern edge of Los Angeles rapidly grew on Saturday into what the mayor called the largest blaze in the city’s history, prompting the evacuation of hundreds of people […]

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Number of homeless in Los Angeles, California rises sharply

June 1, 2017 10:30 pm
Number of homeless in Los Angeles, California rises sharply

Tents housing the homeless and their belongings crowd a streetcorner in downtown Los Angeles, California on April 20, 2017. (AFP photo) The number of homeless people in Los Angeles, California, has soared 20 percent since last year despite increased efforts to tackle the humanitarian crisis in America’s second largest city, […]

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California police officer killed, another injured after investigating accident

February 21, 2017 1:04 pm
California police officer killed, another injured after investigating accident

A police officer was killed and another injured when they went to investigate a traffic accident in Whittier, California. A gang member paroled from jail only days ago shot and killed a Whittier police officer who was answering a report of a traffic accident, and wounded his partner today before […]

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Grammy Awards: Chance the Rapper beats Drake, Kanye West

February 13, 2017 4:23 pm
Grammy Awards: Chance the Rapper beats Drake, Kanye West

Recording artist Chance The Rapper accepts the award for Best Rap Album onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images/AFP Chance the Rapper on Sunday won three Grammys including Best New Artist, validating the rapid rise of the […]

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Rap collaboration savages US President Donald Trump at Grammy Awards

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Rap collaboration savages US President Donald Trump at Grammy Awards

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 12: Hip Hop artist Q-Tip,Jarobi White, of a Tribe Called Quest and Busta Rhymes perform onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images for NARAS/AFP Leading rappers came together Sunday to rip into […]

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Pregnant celebrity Beyonce emerges with New Age Grammy show

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Pregnant celebrity Beyonce emerges with New Age Grammy show

LOS ANGELES, CA – FEBRUARY 12: Singer Beyonce speaks onstage during The 59th GRAMMY Awards at STAPLES Center on February 12, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Christopher Polk/Getty Images for NARAS/AFP Beyonce made her performance debut as the expecting mother of twins on Sunday with a New Age celebration of […]

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Reckless serial killers you’ve never heard of who are alive and will die in prison

February 12, 2017 5:00 am
Reckless serial killers you’ve never heard of who are alive and will die in prison

Patrick Kearney, who is in California State Prison, abducted and killed as many as 43 young men and disposed of their bodies in remote locations. Photo / Getty Images WARNING: GRAPHIC AND DISTURBING CONTENT They are the serial killers that few people have ever heard of, but they raped, tortured, […]

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Thousands rally in Los Angeles over North Dakota pipeline

December 11, 2016 10:30 pm
Thousands rally in Los Angeles over North Dakota pipeline

Thousands of people have held a rally in Los Angeles, California, as part of nationwide protests against a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota. The demonstrators carried signs Saturday reading, “Standing tall with Standing Rock,” while holding an inflatable black pipeline with the words “Water is life, No more dirty oil” […]

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Man arrested in Los Angeles for fatal stabbing of co-worker’s child

November 2, 2016 11:18 am
Man arrested in Los Angeles for fatal stabbing of co-worker’s child

When the woman stepped away from her work station, the Los Angeles Police Department says a co-worker began stabbing the girl. Photo / 123RF A man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing his co-worker’s 3-year-old daughter at their workplace in downtown Los Angeles. The woman picked her daughter […]

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Mass shooting in Los Angeles killing three, 12 wounded

October 15, 2016 7:29 pm
Mass shooting in Los Angeles killing three, 12 wounded

Screen grab of the shooting scene from a Los Angeles Times video. Three people have been shot dead and a dozen others wounded after an early morning argument at a party triggered a mass shooting in Los Angeles, police say. The gunfire occurred early on Saturday in southwest Los Angeles, at a home […]

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Protests erupt in South Los Angeles over police shooting of black teen

October 3, 2016 6:12 pm
Protests erupt in South Los Angeles over police shooting of black teen

Los Angeles police disperse a crowd along Western Avenue and 107th Street in South Los Angeles, October 3, 2016. (Photo by LA Times) Angry protesters have taken to the streets of a South Los Angeles neighborhood to condemn the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old black man by police. It was […]

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‘8 Mile’ director, Oscar-winning writer Curtis Hanson dies

September 21, 2016 2:35 pm
‘8 Mile’ director, Oscar-winning writer Curtis Hanson dies

Director Curtis Hanson attends the L.A. Confidential Hollywood Premiere on September 16, 1997. Photo / Getty LOS ANGELES (AP) ” Curtis Hanson, who won a screenwriting Oscar for “L.A. Confidential” and directed the psychological thriller “The Hand That Rocks the Cradle” and Eminem’s tale of Detroit hip-hop “8 Mile,” has […]

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Police in Los Angeles, California, investigating reported ‘shooter’ that causes panic at LAX airport

August 29, 2016 9:30 am
Police in Los Angeles, California, investigating reported ‘shooter’ that causes panic at LAX airport

Police in Los Angeles, California, have launched an extensive investigation into reports of an active shooter at the LAX Airport that prompted massive evacuation. Security officials placed the international airport on a temporary lockdown on Sunday night, after receiving reports of an ongoing shooting at terminal 8. Unconfirmed reports stated […]

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Pro-Palestine activists protest Israel, Hillary Clinton in Los Angeles

August 23, 2016 10:30 am
Pro-Palestine activists protest Israel, Hillary Clinton in Los Angeles

Pro-Palestinian demonstrators protest on Benedict Canon Drive in Beverly Hills, during a march against US aid to Israel and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, during a nearby fundraiser for Clinton at the home of billionaire Israeli-American billionaire Haim Saban, August 22, 2016. (AFP photo) A large number of activists have […]

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Hillary Clinton addresses rumors about her health on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel” Live show in Los Angeles, California

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Hillary Clinton addresses rumors about her health on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel” Live show in Los Angeles, California

US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton talks with Jimmy Kimmel on the set of Jimmy Kimmel Live in Los Angeles, California, August 22, 2016. (AFP photo) US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has jokingly asked a TV host to check her pulse and “make sure if I’m alive,” in an […]

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