The inmate was reportedly banging his head on the patrol car window and managed to jump out of the vehicle near the junction of the 110 and 10 freeways around 9 p.m. as deputies attempted to subdue him.
Police were reportedly called to the area in response to a shirtless man who was shooting a weapon into the air.
Arson has been deemed the cause of a massive fire at a downtown Los Angeles complex last week, authorities confirmed Thursday.
Authorities Tuesday night issued an alert of a series of attempted sexual assaults in downtown Los Angeles restrooms.
A hostage situation was unfolding in downtown Sydney on Monday morning, as an apparent gunman entered a cafe and later a black flag with white Arabic writing could be seen in the window, according to multiple reports.
The Winter Holiday Festival kicks off Saturday at noon and features an ice skating rink, craft booths, family entertainment and photos with Santa.
A woman Thursday suffered severe injuries in a crash after the stolen truck she was riding in crashed into a pole.
The site of a massive fire at a 1.3-million-square foot apartment complex under construction was being handled Tuesday as a possible crime scene, officials said.
Residents in and around downtown Los Angeles could hear helicopters or other military aircraft Friday as Marines and sailors from Camp Pendleton train in preparation for a deployment.
Officers were called to the scene at 6th and Wall streets shortly after 7 p.m.
A grand jury ruled Monday Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson would not face trial for the shooting death of 18-year-old unarmed Michael Brown.
A bus tour through the Southland Friday signaled the start of open enrollment for Covered California.
A false report about a man reportedly trapped inside a trash truck in downtown Los Angeles caused some traffic tie-ups Friday morning, authorities said.
The business was identified as the Ebenezer Book Store, a Christian book store located at 20130 W. 8th Street.
Executive Chef and Partner Ernesto Uchimura visited the KCAL9 studios Wednesday to talk about the restaurant and their special K-BBQ burger.