City Council Calls For Ban On Synthetic Drugs After Skid Row OverdosesThe Los Angeles City Council adopted an emergency motion Friday asking city prosecutors to prepare an ordinance that would ban synthetic marijuana and other drugs recently blamed for an outbreak in which more than 50 people in Skid Row were sickened.
14 Hospitalized After Becoming Sickened In Downtown LA's Skid RowThis is the second time in four days paramedics were sent to the same area to treat people with similar symptoms.
Skid Row Gets Water Fountains In Preparation For Hot SummerIn preparation for a sweltering summer, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power has installed new water fountains on Skid Row to help the homeless keep cool.
Police Arrest Alleged Drug Kingpin Of Skid Row At Cerritos HomeA 48-year-old man who police have called the drug kingpin of Skid Row has been arrested at his home in Cerritos.
3 More People Sickened By Unknown Drug In Same Section Of Skid Row Where Others Fell IllThree people were sickened by an unknown drug Saturday in the same section of Skid Row where at least six others became ill the previous night.
At Least 6 Homeless Men Overdose On Drug Believed To Be Spice On Skid RowThe homeless men were all transported to the hospital.
Man Charged With Killing Transgender Girlfriend On Skid RowCity News Service reported that the victim was shot in the head.
LA Mission Hosts Annual Good Friday Event On Skid RowThousands of adults and children waited in line in the 300 block of East 5th Street to receive traditional Easter meals.
Woman Accused Of Grabbing Police Baton Makes Deal For ProbationA mentally ill homeless woman who authorities say picked up a police baton as officers scuffled with and fatally shot a man on Skid Row last year has reached a deal with prosecutors that will keep her out of jail.
Police Commission Rules Officers Justified In Using Lethal Force In Fatal Shooting Of Transient On Skid RowThe Los Angeles Police Commission has ruled that officers were justified in using lethal force in connection with the shooting death of a homeless man on Skid Row.
LA Mission's Christmas Eve Feast Feeds 3K Needy FamiliesThe menu for this year's gourmet meal was prepared by Chef Ben Ford.
LA City Council Pledges $12.4 Million To Provide Beds, Shelter For HomelessThe Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday approved $12.4 million to be used to provide immediate housing for the city's sizable homeless population ahead of what is predicted to be a particularly stormy winter.

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