Prosecutors will decide whether to seek the death penalty at a later date.
Surrounding blocks have been cordoned off as a precaution.
A man was in custody Thursday after allegedly setting a series of car fires in downtown Los Angeles.
Mayor Eric Garcetti’s wife started an effort Wednesday to replace 2,000 gift bags intended for low-income seniors that were destroyed by Monday’s big fire downtown.
Federal agents and arson investigators are expected to enter the site of a massive construction fire in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday morning while firefighters continued to monitor and douse several hot spots.
Protestors who remained in jail Thursday for participation in demonstrations across Los Angeles will be released early, in light of the holiday.
The LAPD said 183 demonstrators were arrested early Wednesday for disorderly conduct after downtown protests over the Mike Brown grand jury decision threatened public safety.
A large group of protesters briefly shut a major thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles late Monday evening following a grand jury’s decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer in connection with the fatal shooting of an 18-year-old teenager.
Thousands of passionate devotees from all over the world flocked to downtown Los Angeles Friday for the beginning of the first-ever Hello Kitty Convention at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA.
Police brutality opponents will march in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday as part of the annual National Day of Protest to Stop Police Brutality.
Alex Morales, President and CEO of the Children’s Bureau, and Chef Susan Feniger from Border Grill and Mud Hen Tavern stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to discuss the 5th annual Celebrity Chefs and Wine Tasting event.
An unruly crowd of planned protestors Saturday dispersed from the area after a tense standoff concluded with police.
Owner David Tewasart and Head Chef Justin Baey of Sticky Rice stopped by KCAL9 Wednesday to share a sample of what they are serving up.
Final preparations are underway for this weekend’s “Made in America” outdoor music festival, which is expected to draw thousands to downtown LA’s Grand Park.
Los Angeles is suing a hospital it claims dumped homeless patients on skid row.