A bomb squad evacuated a motel in Van Nuys Sunday afternoon after a possible grenade was found in one of the rooms.
The object was actually a massage ball and some batteries wrapped in plastic.
It was the second explosives-in-a-garage scare in as many days in the Southland.
A bomb squad was sent to the station, located in the 11100 block of North Sepulveda Boulevard in Mission Hills, shortly after 1 p.m.
Officials were called to the 5100 block of Marvale Drive to investigate the finding.
Authorities are trying to figure out how a grenade washed up on the shore of Paradise Cove in Malibu.
School police will return some military weapons received through a federal program that provides surplus equipment to local law enforcement, officials said Wednesday.
A Stanford University professor arrested at Los Angeles International Airport for allegedly having a grenade in his luggage says he was returning from his late father’s home with the World War II-era souvenir.
Authorities said a suspicious package was left in or near the lobby of the LAPD’s Northeast Division in Glassell Park.
A former Marine has been charged with illegally carrying a non-lethal grenade and other military materials in his checked bag at an Orange County airport.
Authorities say Gregory Salyer allegedly sought to bring three military artillery fuses and a grenade in his checked bag on a flight from John Wayne Airport.
A former U.S. Marine faced possible felony charges Wednesday after Sheriff’s deputies found a grenade, armor-piercing bullets, and other items in his vehicle, authorities said.
A backpack containing two hand grenades was discovered Monday morning near a bridge in Orange County.
A grenade was found Sunday at a park in Palos Verdes Estates, sheriff’s officials said.
An elementary and middle school are on lockdown after a student brought a WWII grenade on campus.