Koreatown

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LAPD: Family Recognizes Teen From Attempted Kidnapping News Reports, Convinces Him To Surrender

Police say a 16-year-old boy has surrendered in connection to an attempted kidnapping at knifepoint.

19 hours ago

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Crews Respond To Reported Explosion At Koreatown Apartment Building

Firefighters and police officers were responding Wednesday to investigate a report of an explosion at an apartment building in the Koreatown area, authorities said.

07/08/2015

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LAUSD ‘Will Not Be Rushed’ Into Deciding Teacher’s Fate Despite Threat Of Lawsuit

Rafe Esquith, a teacher at Hobart Elementary in Koreatown, became the subject of controversy after a fellow teacher reportedly complained about Esquith reciting a passage from Mark Twain’s “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” in the classroom.

06/19/2015

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Award-Winning Teacher Removed From Classroom Gives LAUSD An Ultimatum

Rafe Esquith was removed from the classroom at a Koreatown elementary school after a teacher complained about Esquith reciting a passage from Mark Twain’s classic “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”

06/18/2015

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Award-Winning Teacher Allegedly Removed Over Mark Twain Quote Threatens Suit

Only on CBS2/KCAL9, Rafe Esquith’s attorney fires back at the Los Angeles Unified School District, saying the allegations are ruining a great man’s reputation for no reason.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/15/2015

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Boy, 16, Arrested In Koreatown Murders Of 2 Brothers

A 16-year-old boy was in custody Wednesday in connection with the shooting deaths of two brothers in the Koreatown area.

06/03/2015

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2 Killed In Koreatown Shooting

The shooting was reported just before 2:40 p.m. on 8th Street and Vermont Avenue, according to LAPD Media Relations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/01/2015

Sky9 was overhead when LAFD rescued a woman out of a chimney vent in Koreatown Saturday. (credit: CBS)

LAFD Rescues Woman Stuck In Koreatown Chimney Vent

The woman was trapped for about two hours before she was found and it took about 90 minutes to extricate her.

05/30/2015

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Murder Suspect Dies Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound After Hours-Long Standoff In Koreatown

A man wanted in connection with a woman’s murder died Tuesday night after an hours-long standoff with police at a Koreatown apartment.

05/26/2015

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After-School Coach Accused Of Inappropriately Touching 8 Elementary School Girls

A coach at a Koreatown after-school program is accused of inappropriately touching eight girls, authorities said.

05/14/2015

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Resident In Sustainable Eco-Village In L.A. Lives On 10 Gallons Of Water A Day

With new state-mandated water restrictions, every Californian has to be water-wise and a small community in Southern California is leading the way by going to extremes to conserve water.

04/03/2015

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Police Apprehend Stolen Vehicle Suspect In Koreatown

Authorities have apprehended a man wanted in connection with the theft of a vehicle in Koreatown.

04/01/2015

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Photo Taken Moments After Crash May Offer Clue In Koreatown Hit-And-Run

A 55-year-old woman remained hospitalized Tuesday days after a hit-and-run crash in Koreatown and the victim’s son shared a witness photo he hopes may help identify the driver.

03/17/2015

A large section of this roof fell off of an apartment building in Koreatown prompting safety concerns. (credit: CBS)

LAFD: Koreatown Apartment Building Partially Collapses

The cause of the building malfunction was unclear.

03/08/2015

Missing girls

LAPD Says 1 Of 2 Missing Girls Found Safe

Los Angeles police report that a missing 11-year-old girl was found safe Saturday afternoon, but a 16-year-old is in an unrelated case is still missing.

03/07/2015

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