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Elderly Woman Dead, 2 Men Injured In Chinatown Apartment Fire

An elderly woman is dead and two others injured after an apartment fire broke out in Chinatown Wednesday night.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/27/2012

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Elderly Woman In Grave Condition, 2 Men Injured In Apartment Fire Near Chinatown

An apartment fire near Chinatown Wednesday evening left an elderly woman in grave condition and two men injured.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/26/2012

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Man, 83, With Alzheimer’s Goes Missing While Shopping In Chinatown

Authorities are asking for the public’s help in locating an elderly man with Alzheimer’s disease.



CicLAvia’s 5th Annual Event Hopes To Encourage Bike Riding

If the latest spike in gas prices has got you rethinking your preferred mode of transportation, this Sunday’s CicLAvia event is for you.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/05/2012

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Judge Denies Motion To Halt Construction On Chinatown Walmart

Superior Court Judge James Chalfant rejected a bid by local labor groups to stop the construction of a Walmart store in the historic Chinatown district.


Former Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello (C) performs at the National Nurses United rally in Chicago, Illinois, May 18, 2012 ahead of the NATO 2012 Summit. Morello told a crowd at a nurses rally in downtown Chicago that someone should' put those NATO criminals in animal cages and crank Rage Against the Machine 24 hours a day.' (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

Tom Morello Of ‘Rage’ Leads Wal-Mart Protest In Chinatown

Hundreds of people are marching through the streets of LA’s Chinatown to protest against Wal-Mart’s plans to open a store in the neighborhood.


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Pedestrian Critically Injured, 2 Motorists Hurt In Chinatown Crash

A male pedestrian was critically injured and two motorists were hurt in a crash near a bus stop in Chinatown Thursday evening.


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Wal-Mart Under Fire After Publicist Discovered Spying On Pro-Labor Group’s Meeting

Wal-Mart is being called out by a pro-labor group after a publicist for the retail giant posed as a reporter to sneak into the group’s meetings, according to an online report.


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Girl Hospitalized After Car Slams Into Chinatown Apartment Complex

A girl was hospitalized Wednesday morning after a car slammed into an apartment complex in Chinatown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/23/2012

Councilman Ed Reyes, who introduced the measure, said times have changed since the proposed site for the store was first owned more than 10 years ago. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Opponents Warn Chinatown Ban On Big Box Stores Sets ‘Dangerous Precedent’

A vote to keep so-called formula retail stores away won’t affect plans for a controversial 33,000-square-foot Walmart store in Chinatown.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/23/2012

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Merchants, City Council Divided Over Plans For Walmart Store In Chinatown

A campaign led by City Council members to limit the number of chain stores in Chinatown could be at odds with residents and business owners.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–03/23/2012

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LA Music Festival Sees 17 Arrests, 31 Medical Calls

Police say they arrested 17 people and firefighters say they treated 31 at an overnight music festival at Los Angeles State Historic Park near Chinatown.


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Paramedics Transport 16 To Hospitals Following Rave Downtown

Another big overnight music party held Saturday in downtown Los Angeles required 16 transports to local hospitals.


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KFWB On Your Corner: Chinatown

The Chinatown we know today in downtown Los Angeles is actually the city’s second. But it is a thriving tourist, dining and shopping district.



Body Found In Chinatown Recycling Plant

Authorities say a decomposing body was found at a recycling plant in Chinatown Friday.