Downtown Los Angeles

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.

05/27/2015

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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.

05/15/2015

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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.

05/12/2015

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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.

05/12/2015

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LAPD Working To Help Man Threatening To Jump From 50-Foot Tree In Downtown LA

Los Angeles Police Department officers Tuesday were trying to talk a man down from a 50-foot tree in downtown LA after he threatened to jump.

04/28/2015

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LAFD Responds To Water Main Break In Downtown LA

Los Angeles Fire Department crews responded Monday morning to a water main break in downtown LA.

04/27/2015

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Driver Hurt After Car Crashes Into LA Times Building

A 75-year-old driver is injured after his sedan collided with a car and crashed into the Los Angeles Times building.

04/11/2015

Hundreds marched downtown in Los Angeles Saturday to protest bias in the criminal justice system and income inequality. The day also marked the 47th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (credit: CBS)

200 Rally Against Criminal Justice Bias, Income Inequality Downtown Los Angeles

The rally coincided with the anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on this day in 1968.

04/04/2015

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Metropolitan Courthouse In Downtown LA Evacuated After Report Of Suspicious Device

The Metropolitan Courthouse was evacuated Monday morning after a report of a suspicious device.

03/09/2015

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Museum In Downtown L.A. Honors Trailblazers In World Of Firefighting

A museum in downtown Los Angeles is honoring those who have broken barriers in the world of firefighting.

02/19/2015

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Former May Co. Building In Downtown May Soon Be Renovated

A building that previously housed the May Company may soon be renovated.

02/05/2015

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A Guide To The Best Fun For Kids In Eastside LA

Every parent is familiar with hearing their child say “I’m bored.” Fortunately for you Los Angeles holds the cure to this dread malady.

CBS Los Angeles–01/28/2015

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Bleeding Inmate In Handcuffs On The Loose In Downtown Los Angeles

Police are searching for an escaped inmate in Downtown L.A., near the junction of the 110 and 10 freeways.

01/23/2015

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Downtown Hotel Workers Strike In Support Of Coworkers Who Filed Complaints

Workers at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Los Angeles Downtown conducted a one-day strike today to support complaints filed by employees who allege they missed rest breaks and who want back pay.

01/22/2015

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Vehicle Plows Into Front Porch Of Downtown L.A. Home

Authorities say a vehicle has plowed into the front porch of a home in what police allege was likely an intentional act.

01/14/2015

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