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Guy Missed Flight, Called in a Bomb Threat: Cops

JetBlue aircraft eventually landed, was evacuated at LAX

(Newser) - Passengers on a flight out of Las Vegas didn't have the most normal of arrivals on Thursday afternoon after touching down at Los Angeles International Airport. A JetBlue plane that landed around 2pm local time was kept isolated on the tarmac for upward of an hour, police and firefighters...

Man Scales LA Radio Tower With Message About Singer

No one's sure why the guy had a 'Free Billie Eilish' sign; he now faces trespassing charges

(Newser) - A guy with a message about one of America's biggest pop stars scaled the KTLA radio tower in Hollywood on Tuesday, though no one's really sure what that message meant, or what he was trying to accomplish. KTLA reports that soon after 6:30pm, calls started coming in...

Puppy in Designer Handbag Thrown From Car During Police Chase

And survives the ordeal

(Newser) - As Los Angeles police officers chased a carjacking suspect Friday, a puppy that had been placed in a designer bag was suddenly tossed from the car window—and somehow survived the ordeal. Officers started chasing a Chevy Avalanche around noon; the driver was wanted in connection with a March 26...

Well, That Was Quite a Marriage Proposal on the Baseball Field

Ricardo Juarez gets tackled by security during romantic gesture at Dodger Stadium

(Newser) - A Los Angeles Dodgers fan tried to propose to his girlfriend at a baseball game, but ended up getting tackled like he was at a football game. TMZ Sports reports that it all went down during Thursday night's matchup at Dodger Stadium against the Arizona Diamondbacks, when a man...

LA Schools, Strikers Agree on Raises

Mayor, district, union agree larger issue is financial struggles of working families

(Newser) - After a strike closed schools for three days, the Los Angeles Unified School District and the union representing support staff employees reached an agreement on pay raises, ending a labor dispute that all sides said was about the larger financial struggles of working-class families. Mayor Karen Bass brokered the deal,...

LA Group Posts Names, Photos of Undercover Officers

Department inadvertently turned over information on undercover police

(Newser) - The Los Angeles police chief and the department's constitutional policing director are under investigation after the names and photographs of undercover officers were released to a technology watchdog group that posted them online. LAPD Chief Michel Moore offered his "deep apologies" to the undercover officers, who were not...

Lowest-Paid Workers Strike at LA Schools

More than 400K students are locked out

(Newser) - More than 60,000 employees went on strike Tuesday in Los Angeles, forcing public schools to turn away 422,000 students after nearly yearlong contract negotiations stalled. The Los Angeles Unified School District stoppage could last three days, USA Today reports. The action is being led by Local 99 of...

Cougar That Made 'Improbable Journey' Gets a Tribal Burial

Native American tribes oversaw private interment of P-22, who resided for years in LA's Griffith Park

(Newser) - A mountain lion who emerged from Southern California's mountains nearly a dozen years ago and has resided in Los Angeles' Griffith Park ever since was buried over the weekend in a tribal ceremony after being euthanized late last year, a rep for the Tongva Taraxat Paxaavxa Conservancy confirms to...

Rapper&#39;s Killer Gets 60 Years
Rapper's Killer Gets 60 Years

Rapper's Killer Gets 60 Years

Nipsey Hussle was shot to death on an LA street in 2019

(Newser) - A Los Angeles judge on Wednesday sentenced the man convicted of gunning down rapper Nipsey Hussle to 60 years to life in prison. Superior Court Judge H. Clay Jacke II handed down the oft-delayed sentence to Eric R. Holder Jr., 33, who was found guilty of the 2019 first-degree murder...

Arrest Made in Killing of Los Angeles Bishop
Husband of LA Bishop's
Housekeeper Arrested

Husband of LA Bishop's Housekeeper Arrested

Suspect is accused of killing Bishop David O'Connell

(Newser) - Police in Los Angeles have identified the suspect arrested in the murder of Bishop David O'Connell: It's 65-year-old Carlos Medina, husband of the bishop's housekeeper, reports the Los Angeles Times . A tipster reportedly told police that Medina had been behaving oddly after the killing and spoke of...

Man Arrested in Shooting Outside LA Synagogues

2 men were injured in shooting this week

(Newser) - A man who was apparently targeting the Jewish community in Los Angeles is now in custody, police say. Law enforcement sources say the man, who allegedly shot two men outside synagogues this week, has a history of animus against the Jewish community and the shootings are being investigated as hate...

Ready for Movie Night? These US Cities Are Best

New York takes No. 1 spot for movie lovers on Lawn Love list

(Newser) - If you love movies as much as Nicole Kidman loves movies , there are certain cities where you'll be in Hollywood heaven. Lawn Love wanted to find where movie lovers could have the most "memorable cinematic experience," so the outdoor-services website looked at the 200 largest US cities,...

Police: Actually, No Evidence We Headed Off Mass Shooting

LA officers backtrack after finding guns, ammunition in apartment overlooking park

(Newser) - Police on Thursday said there isn't any evidence that a mass shooting was planned by a man who stockpiled guns and ammunition in his Hollywood high-rise apartment. Braxton Johnson was taken into custody Tuesday and pleaded not guilty Thursday to two counts of possession of an assault weapon, one...

3 Killed in Latest California Mass Shooting Likely 'Targeted'

Victims have been identified in Beverly Crest shooting

(Newser) - The three people killed in California's latest mass shooting have been identified. Nenah Davis, 29, Destiny Sims, 26, and Iyana Hutton, 33, were killed while inside a vehicle parked outside a home believed to be a short-term rental. All three are women; ABC 7 reports that police had initially...

10 Dead in Mass Shooting at Dance Studio Near LA

Gunman opens fire in Monterey Park, which has a large Asian population

(Newser) - Another mass shooting in the US has left 10 people dead and 10 others wounded. A gunman opened fire at a dance studio about 10:30pm Saturday in Monterey Park, California, reports the Los Angeles Times and CBS Los Angeles . Police say the shooter remains at large. The city of...

'They're Trying to George Floyd Me!'

Keenan Anderson, cousin of BLM co-founder, dead after police tasing incident in Los Angeles

(Newser) - The cousin of a Black Lives Matter co-founder is dead in Los Angeles after police tased him several times following a car crash. The Washington Post IDs the man as 31-year-old Keenan Anderson, a father and high school English teacher visiting from DC. The incident in LA's Venice neighborhood...

Police Vent About Lack of Help in Death During Street Takeover

24-year-old woman on a sidewalk was struck by a Camaro doing stunts

(Newser) - Frustrated by the lack of help from witnesses, Los Angeles police have put up a $50,000 reward for information in their search for a driver who killed a bystander during an illegal street takeover on Sunday morning. Elyzza Guajaca, 24, was standing on a sidewalk at an intersection with...

Mural Honors Mountain Lion
LA Mural Honors P-22

LA Mural Honors P-22

Artist says the mountain lion 'is still the king of the hill'

(Newser) - An artist has devoted a sweeping new street mural to the memory of one of Los Angeles' most famous residents: P-22. The celebrated mountain lion that took up residence in the city was euthanized this month as its health worsened, partly from injuries likely caused by a car. With a...

Here Are the Most Festive US Cities
Here Are the Most
Festive US Cities

Here Are the Most Festive US Cities

New York tops LawnStarter's list

(Newser) - Do you don your party hat on Dec. 1 and not take it off till the new year? You might want to seek out cities where you'll find like-minded festive souls. LawnStarter gathered public data from 200 of the nation's largest cities to see where those in a...

Musk Calls Him a 'Crazy Stalker.' Cops Call Him a 'Victim'

Police say member of Musk's security team is accused of hitting the man with his car

(Newser) - In explaining his decision to ban the Twitter account that publishes the location of his private plane, Elon Musk claimed it had shared the " real-time, exact location " of his 2-year-old son before a " crazy stalker " confronted a vehicle carrying the boy on Dec. 13. But police...

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