Five Arrested After Wild Pursuit Ends With Car Crashing Into Pole, Flipping OverFive people were taken into custody Thursday after a pursuit suspect struck a utility pole and flipped over on a street in Silver Lake.
Commission Approves Report On LAPD's Handling Of Echo Park ProtestsOn the night of March 25, about 180 people were arrested during a massive protest against the removal of a large-scale homeless encampment at Echo Park Lake and the park's indefinite closure to clean up an estimated $500,000 in damage.
LAPD Report On Echo Park Protest Says Better System For Tracking Projectiles And Dealing With Independent Journalists NeededIn a new report, the Los Angeles Police Department admits that they need a better system for tracking the use of projectiles and for dealing with the rise of independent journalists.
'The Public Needs To Know': High Levels Of E. Coli Bacteria Found In Echo Park LakePeople are back out having fun on the swan boats and getting soaked under the fountain at Echo Park Lake, but is it safe?
SWAT Standoff In Echo Park After Body Is Found Inside HomeA body was reportedly located inside an Echo Park home on Tuesday night, leading to an LAPD investigation and a barricade situation.
Woman Shot While Seated In Parked Car In Echo ParkA woman was shot Saturday morning while seated in a parked vehicle in Echo Park and was listed in stable condition at an area hospital.
Two Water Main Breaks Flood Echo Park StreetsThe two water main breaks occurred just blocks apart.
Echo Park Lake Reopens After Cleanup, Relocation Of Unhoused ResidentsEcho Park Lake reopened to the public Wednesday, two months after being closed for repairs following the removal of about 200 unhoused residents.
Swan Boats Available For Rent When Echo Park Reopens WednesdayWheel Fun rentals will begin renting the paddle boats with their iconic swan bodies on Wednesday, just ahead of the long Memorial Day weekend.
Echo Park Lake To Reopen May 26 After 2 Months Of Repairs, Clean UpThe park underwent $1.1 million in repairs since being closed in mid-March. The repairs included upgrades to the children’s play area, public restrooms, boathouse, and lake bridge; painting and removal of graffiti, and landscaping work.
Hundreds Of Pounds Of Human Waste, Needles Cleaned From Former Homeless Encampment At Echo ParkAccording to a report compiled by LA Sanitation, 35 tons of solid waste was removed from Echo Park after it was cleared in March.
Federal Judge Restricts Use Of Projectile Launchers By LAPD OfficersThe order restricts the use of 40mm and 37mm projectile launchers against crowds of protesters.
Protesters Clash With Police Over Shutdown Of Echo Park Lake Homeless Camps, 182 ArrestedAbout a dozen people were arrested Thursday night during a protest against the removal of a large-scale homeless encampment at Echo Park Lake.
'I'm Gratified': O'Farrell Says Nearly 200 Unhoused Residents Sheltered; Echo Park Expected To Reopen This Summer"This is the largest housing transition of an encampment ever in the city's history," Mayor Eric Garcetti said.
Several Small Fires Break Out Along 101 Freeway In Echo ParkThere was no word on what caused the blazes.