Downtown Los Angeles

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LAPD Takes Dancing Pursuit Suspect Into Custody In Downtown LA

A female motorist danced her way into custody on Wednesday evening after leading officers in a pursuit through downtown Los Angeles.



#BlackTransLivesMatter Activists Near Staples Center Shut Down Portion of Figueroa

Dozens of activists on Tuesday night gathered on a street corner near Staples Center in downtown Los Angeles to call attention to issues in the black transgender community.


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Makeshift Homes Used By Transients Could Soon Be Removed From Streets Of LA

Tiny makeshift houses used by transients could soon be removed from the streets of Los Angeles without notice under an existing city ordinance, some city leaders voted this week.



Power Restored To 12 Downtown LA Buildings After High-Rise Explosion

Power was restored on Friday to 12 downtown buildings after an underground electric generator exploded in a downtown L.A. high-rise on Thursday night, rupturing pipes, causing some flooding and injuring a handful of people.


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7 Injured In Downtown LA Hit-And-Run, Suspect In Custody

Seven people were injured Saturday morning in two hit-and-run incidents one block apart involving the same driver, officials said.


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Suspected Gunman In Custody After Deadly Shooting Occurs On Skid Row

A suspected gunman was in custody on Tuesday after a deadly shooting occurred in downtown Los Angeles.


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The Agency’s Mauricio Umansky Offers Exclusive Look Inside Sky-High Penthouse

Downtown Los Angeles has become a destination all its own as it’s home to L.A. Live, Staples Center and five-star accommodations rivaling New York City.


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American Apparel Workers Gather In Downtown LA To Protest Planned Layoffs, Store Closures

Dozens of workers at a clothing retail giant took to the streets of Downtown L.A. Wednesday afternoon to wage a protest outside the American Apparel factory.


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275-Square-Foot Rice Bar Opens In Downtown Los Angeles

Charles Olalia is getting lots of comments about his new restaurant, which has been open for just a week, in downtown Los Angeles.



All Lanes Of 101 Freeway Reopen In Downtown LA

Police activity temporarily closed a portion of a busy thoroughfare in downtown Los Angeles during rush-hour traffic.


The Special Olympics Flame of Hope for the Special Olympics World Games Los Angeles 2015, was lit during a formal torch lighting ceremony at the Sacred Site of Pnyx, opposite the Acropolis in Athens, Greece on May 14. (credit: LOUISA GOULIAMAKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Special Olympics Flame Of Hope To Arrive In Downtown LA

The Special Olympics Flame of Hope, which is being carried in a torch relay across the United States by thousands of runners on three routes, will arrive Friday in downtown Los Angeles to light a cauldron ahead of the Special Olympics World Games’ opening ceremony.


Firefighters douse flames at the remains of the DaVinci apartment complex after a fire destroyed the 1 million square foot site, in Los Angeles, California, December 8, 2014. A pair of massive fires burst across the Los Angeles skyline early Monday, damaging four buildings and closing down freeways during the morning commute. (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

LAPD Announces Arrest In Connection With Massive Fire At Da Vinci Apartment Complex

A man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a massive apartment complex in downtown Los Angeles.


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Artist Known As Skid Robot Produces Piece On Canvas To Raise Funds For Homeless

An anonymous artist whose paintings are seen throughout Skid Row is producing a piece on canvas for the first time to raise funds for the homeless.


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Downtown LA’s The Last Bookstore Is A Disneyland For Bibliophiles

Bookworms will delight in the whimsical, winding aisles of this literary treasure trove.


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Saving Lost Souls On Skid Row With Karaoke And Coffee

Darkness is falling on another long, depressing night in one of America’s most marginal neighborhoods.