A person found dead in an apartment fire in the 14000 block of Saticoy Street in Van Nuys early Saturday morning may have been stabbed before the blaze occurred, Los Angeles police said.
The Department of Motor Vehicles is so overwhelmed with requests for new drivers licenses and vehicle registrations that it can take up to three months to get an appointment, or a half-day wait in the lobby.
Power was being restored Sunday to tens of thousands of people who lost electricity in Southern California after fierce Santa Ana winds gusting as much as 89 mph toppled trees and power poles.
A person was struck by a Metrolink train heading for Ventura on Friday evening, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
One woman suffered burns while a child escaped unharmed after an apartment fire in Van Nuys, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
An eight-foot critter was found living in the backyard of a Van Nuys home on Monday.
Acting on a tip, animal control officers found a 8-foot alligator in the backyard of a home in Van Nuys, officials said Wednesday.
Colleagues of a Jet Propulsion Laboratory scientist killed Friday when his small plane went down in Van Nuys are discussing his contributions to JPL and NASA.
The Los Angeles Fire Department Friday was investigating a small plane that crashed in a busy intersection in Lake Balboa.
Fire gutted much of a two-story home and sent one resident to a hospital with second-degree burns on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
No one was injured.
Police were pursuing a suspect in a stolen vehicle Wednesday night when he crashed the car and ran inside the Whiteman Airport in Van Nuys.
A good Samaritan, driving a red pickup truck, helped officers by cutting off a pursuit suspect, who had fled on foot.
Officers were called to Burbank Boulevard and Murietta Avenue after receiving multiple calls of a shooting just before 6 a.m.
The LAPD is investigating three separate officer-involved shootings after a violence-filled weekend in the Southland.