A Los Angeles City Council committee will hold a public hearing in Watts tonight to talk about a proposal to raise the minimum wage to as high as $15.25 per hour by 2019.
Nearly half a century after racially-charged riots devastated the city of Watts, some residents are still asking if help is on the way.
Detectives investigated the circumstances surrounding a shooting Saturday that hospitalized a man in his 30’s.
Police Monday were seeking the public’s help for any information that would lead to the arrest of the suspect responsible for killing a 29-year-old woman in South Los Angeles.
Authorities say two suspects were taken into custody following a pursuit that ended in a crash near the Watts-area of Los Angeles. One bystander was injured.
Authorities say six people were injured following a traffic collision in Watts.
Officials Wednesday celebrated the success of the first-ever Girl Scout troop established in Watts.
The first-ever Girl Scout Troop in Watts has been developed in partnership with the Los Angeles Police Department and Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles.
A 22-year-old man was charged Friday with murder in the fatal stabbing of his stepfather on Christmas Day.
A 23-year-old Los Angeles man accused of fatally stabbing his stepfather in the back on Christmas morning was arrested on suspicion of murder, police said.
A 54-year-old man was stabbed to death Christmas Day in Watts, authorities said.
A mural created by two high-profile artists was unveiled in Watts on Saturday.
An 18-year-old teen was granted a special wish Thursday to fly in a helicopter.
Five students at a Watts high school were injured Tuesday after an apparent school science experiment went awry, authorities said.
A Watts native considered LA’s unofficial poet laureate has died.