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Lancaster man shot dead in LA residence, suspect sought

A Lancaster man was shot to death Sunday at a residence in the Winnetka area of Los Angeles, and police are seeking the public’s help to solve the crime. Bilal Bin Abdullah, 43, of Lancaster, died at the scene of the shooting, which was reported around 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, in the 20000 block of Sherman Way, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department.

2 structure fires burn adjacent South LA buildings

The Los Angeles Fire Dept. responded to two structure fires in South L.A. Monday morning near each other. No injuries were reported. The causes were under investigation.Fire burned a vacant building at 8224 S. Broadway St., collapsing its roof. Firefighters responded at about 5:43 a.m. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire was under investigation.Hours earlier, at about 2 a.m., a fire at an abandoned church on the 200 block of W. 83rd Street burned the second story of the building. Cellphone video recorded part of that fire. The cause of that fire was also under investigation, and no injuries were reported.It was unclear if the two fires were connected. The buildings are located within a block of each other.

Firefighters Quickly Extinguish Burning Duplex

Florence, Los Angeles, CA: A burning duplex in the Florence neighborhood of Los Angeles was quickly extinguished by Los Angeles Fire Department crews early Monday morning. The fire was reported on the 200 block of West 83rd Street at 1:48 a.m., Nov. 28, and was knocked down in approximately fifteen minutes.

Man killed by SCV deputy-involved shooting had no link to initial call for response

The man shot and killed in a deputy-involved shooting on Nov. 16 has been identified as 40-year-old Thomas Pham, according to the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner. Pham, a homeless man, was killed in the Santa Clara riverbed near the intersection of Bridgeport Lane and Island Road at approximately 10:25 p.m. as deputies were attempting to locate a suspect in connection with a reported burglary. However, Pham was later found to not be connected at all with the suspected crime.

Pedestrian Killed in South Los Angeles Hit-and-Run

A man was killed when he was struck by a vehicle while crossing a street in the Green Meadows area of south Los Angeles, authorities said Monday. The crash occurred art 10:22 p.m. Sunday at 89th Street and Central Avenue, according to a dispatcher at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Operations Center.

VIDEO: Man robbed of Rolex in LA; 2 arrested

LOS ANGELES - Two alleged robbery suspects were arrested after they were caught on camera robbing a man of his Rolex in Los Angeles, according to police. It happened on Nov. 26 at 12:30 p.m. in the area near 6th Street and La Brea Avenue. According to police, the two...
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Robbery in Hancock Park Leads Police on Pursuit

With holidays just around the corner law enforcement wants shoppers to be aware of their surroundings. Unsuspecting victims are being robbed of expensive items is still happening throughout the city. On Saturday cell phone footage from a bystander shows two men jumping out of a car and stealing a man's...

1 Killed in Granada Hills Traffic Collision

Granada Hills, Los Angeles, CA: One person was killed in a traffic collision Sunday evening, Nov. 27, around 7:19 p.m. in the Granada Hills neighborhood within the San Fernando Valley. The Los Angeles Fire Department responded to the location of the collision on the 18000 bock of West Rinaldi Street...

Things To Do For Christmas Season in Los Angeles

You can quibble about whether L.A. has seasons (we say it does) but one thing you can’t argue is that there are A LOT of people around these parts who love Christmas How do we know? Well, let’s just say you should see our email inbox. That said,...