Echo Park

Police used a pedal boat  at Echo Park Lake to coax a swimmer in from the water Saturday. (credit: CBS)

Psychological Issues Blamed For Woman’s Six-Hour Swim In Echo Park Lake

A woman who was seen swimming in the Echo Park Lake for several hours this weekend and prompted a police rescue had psychological issues, according to police.

08/17/2015

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Family, Friends Step Up Search For Missing 32-Year-Old Last Seen Outside Dance Club

Jiminez supposedly told people he was going out to smoke and hasn’t been seen since.

08/12/2015

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Man, 25, Reportedly Shot To Death In Echo Park Neighborhood

Police released no further details.

08/08/2015

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Man Killed In Echo Park Fire Went Back Inside Burning Home To Save Roommates, Friends Say

One of the four survivors of a fatal house fire in Echo Park credits his roommate with saving his life.

07/06/2015

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1 Killed, 5 Injured In Echo Park House Fire

According to Scott, a man sleeping in a converted attic room became trapped inside and died. His four other roommates survived the blaze.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/04/2015

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Fire Damages 100-Year-Old Church In Echo Park

Most of the damage was limited to the porch of the Fore Runners for Christ church.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/29/2015

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CHP Chases Suspect On Motorcycle From Whittier To Corona

The suspect is wanted for excessive speeding and failure to yield, authorities said.

06/25/2015

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Man Suspected In Fatal Hit-And-Run In Echo Park Reported He Was The Victim

A man has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of a 15-year-old boy in Echo Park, police said Monday.

06/15/2015

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LAPD Arrests Alleged Hit-And-Run Driver Who Struck 2 Teens On Skateboards In Echo Park

The accident left one of the teens — a 15-year-old — in critical condition.

06/13/2015

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2 Pedestrians Struck In Echo Park Hit-And-Run Crash

Authorities are investigating a hit-and-run crash in Echo Park in which two pedestrians were struck.

06/12/2015

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Best Tennis Courts In Los Angeles

Get ready for some extra love when you play tennis in the Southland. Following are five facilities in the forefront in this part of the Golden State not to be missed.

05/29/2015

An overweight man named Sean was fat-shamed on the Internet. Thanks to two women in LA, he's becoming a sensation. (credit: 4chan)

From Cyber-Bullied To Celebrated! LA Holds A Big Party For The Dancing Man

Sean O’Brien told Laurie Perez he was overwhelmed by the support and told her he hoped that anyone who has ever been bullied could feel the type of love he has these past few weeks.

05/23/2015

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News Van Crash Triggers Traffic Jam On 101 Freeway In Echo Park

A crash involving a news van snarled traffic late Thursday on the northbound 101 Freeway in Echo Park.

05/07/2015

Caesar Aguilar is heartbroken after two women posing as sheriff's deputies stole his dog. (credit: CBS)

Echo Park Man Shares His Heartbreak After His Beloved Poodle Is Dognapped

I’m very sad and depressed,” Aguilar said.

04/24/2015

Two women pretended to be animal cruelty officers and took off with this Echo Park man's dog. (credit: LAPD)

LAPD Warns Public About New, Sophisticated Dognapping Scheme

The police are also asking for the public’s help to try to nab the scam artists.

04/23/2015

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