A drunken man lost his thumb Friday when the firecracker he was holding exploded in his hand, police reported.
Police Tuesday discovered more than 5,000 pounds of illegal fireworks stacked in a small South Los Angeles apartment.
A man was cited after police seized more than 454 pounds of illegal fireworks estimated at a street value about $5,ooo, authorities said Tuesday.
A 51-year-old man was in custody Friday after Costa Mesa police confiscated more than 500 pounds of illegal fireworks.
A Craigslist ad led investigators Thursday to a Santa Ana garage, where they seized up to $10,000 in illegal fireworks.
El Monte police detectives arrested two women after seizing 250 pounds of illegal fireworks at a Chinatown store.
Six people were in custody Wednesday in connection with the seizure of about 18 tons of illegal fireworks found in a Gardena warehouse, police said.
Crews battled a house fire in Buena Park Thursday night reportedly sparked by illegal fireworks.
Officials Tuesday demonstrated the danger of illegal fireworks.
Authorities say several people were recovering Thursday from fireworks injuries.
A cache of 4,000 pounds of illegal fireworks worth at least $10,000 was seized from a business in unincorporated East Los Angeles, and its 34-year-old landlord was arrested, authorities said Tuesday.
Authorities say illegal fireworks ignited and set off a blaze that gutted a duplex in San Bernardino early Sunday morning.
Authorities say they have recovered 8,000 pounds of illegal and dangerous fireworks with a street value of more than $20,000 in Willowbrook.
Authorities say they have seized 8,000 pounds of illegal mortars, bottle rockets, roman candles and other commercial-grade fireworks worth more than $20,000.
A 12-year-old girl suffered a severe eye injury Monday night after someone set off illegal fireworks at a Fourth of July party in South Los Angeles, authorities said.