City News Service reports the backpack was found in the lobby of a building in the 5000 block of Wilshire Boulevard near Highland Avenue.
Police Sunday said one person was killed and another person was wounded in a shooting in the Mid-Wilshire area of Los Angeles.
A water main break early Friday morning flooded several blocks of a neighborhood in the mid-Wilshire District, officials said.
A 43-year-old house painter so badly brain damaged that he can’t speak has been awarded $58 million by a jury after a beating at a bar left him with half his skull permanently bashed in.
Amateur video taken last week shows a car exploding in front of a Los Angeles firefighter in the Mid-Wilshire area.
Two men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a string of armed robberies in the Koreatown, Harvard Heights and West Adams areas, but a police captain said detectives have not linked the hold-ups to the slaying of an MTV music coordinator.
About 1,200 Los Angeles Department of Water and Power customers were left in the dark Friday after an explosion in an underground vault in the Mid-Wilshire area.