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Crews poured 82 million pounds of concrete into a pit to build the foundation for what’s expected to be the tallest building west of the Mississippi. The 18-½ hour pour broke a world record. (credit: Megan Goldsby/KNX 1070)

LA Crews Aim For Largest Continuous Concrete Pour

The marathon concrete pour begins Saturday evening and is expected to last 20 hours without interruption. The continuous pour will be verified by an official from Guinness World Records.

02/15/2014

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Man Killed By Suspected DUI Driver In Downtown LA

A man was reportedly killed by a suspected drunken driver early Saturday morning in Downtown LA.

02/15/2014

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Man Found Dead In Downtown Los Angeles

A man, who may be a transient, was found dead in downtown Los Angeles on Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/12/2014

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Stolen Vehicle Suspects Lead Police On Foot Chase In LA River

Four suspects reportedly led California Highway Patrol officers on a chase Tuesday night that eventually moved into the LA River.

02/04/2014

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Mayor Garcetti Was Passenger In LAPD Vehicle That Struck Pedestrian In Downtown LA

Mayor Eric Garcetti was a passenger in a Los Angeles Police Department vehicle that struck a pedestrian Tuesday, but city officials say he was not hurt in the accident.

01/14/2014

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LA’s New Year’s Eve Countdown In Grand Park Aims To Rival New York’s Times Square

Angelenos looking for something fun to do to celebrate the new year may find it right in the heart of Downtown.

12/30/2013

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Urban Outfitters To Open Doors At Old Rialto Theatre In Downtown LA

Urban Outfitters is gearing up for its grand opening Thursday at the old Rialto Theatre in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/18/2013

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LAPD Chief Discusses Investigation Of Corvette Driver Killed By Police

Family members claim LAPD officers did not need to open fire on Brian Beaird, a disabled veteran who was killed Friday after leading police on a high-speed pursuit. Police Chief Charlie Beck spoke about the investigation Monday and insisted events that night may have appeared more threatening from an officer’s perspective.

12/16/2013

Authorities found a body after firefighters put out a blaze Saturday morning. (credit: CBS)

Body Found In Charred Building East Of Downtown LA

Los Angeles city firefighters have found a dead person inside a charred building in the industrial district east of downtown, where they had earlier put out a fire.

11/09/2013

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Suspects Arrested After Downtown LA Pursuit Ends With Crash, Carjacking

A police pursuit Monday afternoon ended with a crash and carjacking in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2013

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Angels Flight Railcar Jumps Tracks In Downtown LA

An Angels Flight railcar jumped its tracks Thursday in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/05/2013

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‘Rally To Improve Birth’ Held In Downtown LA

A Rally to Improve Birth, organized by a local non-profit, was held Monday in downtown Los Angeles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/02/2013

Photo Of Crime Scene Tape (credit: John Li/Getty Images)

Homeless Man In His Mid-40s Fatally Stabbed In Downtown LA

Authorities Sunday said a homeless man in his mid-40s was stabbed to death on a downtown street and a suspect was in custody.

08/18/2013

(credit: Los Angeles Country Metropolitan Authority)

Pedestrian Fatally Struck By Metro Rail Train In Downtown LA

The incident occurred at the Pershing Square stop just before 3 p.m.

08/06/2013

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Syfy’s Campy Classic ‘Sharknado’ Hits Theaters Nationwide For One-Night Only

Syfy’s campy hit “Sharknado,” which set social media on fire when it premiered July 11, hit select theaters nationwide Friday for a one-night only midnight screening.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/02/2013

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