South LA Man Pleads Guilty In Fireworks Explosion CaseA South Los Angeles man pleaded guilty Monday to a federal charge of illegally transporting tons of explosives, including dangerous homemade fireworks that were detonated by police in his neighborhood, leading to a massive explosion that destroyed a specially designed containment vehicle and injured 17 people.
Suspect In South LA Fireworks Explosion Expected In Court TuesdayLos Angeles police discovered about 32,000 pounds of illegal fireworks at Arturo Ceja’s home.
South LA Families Impacted By Fireworks Blast Rally Outside City HallSouth Los Angeles families Monday gathered Monday outside Los Angeles Police Department headquarters and City Hall to demand the city immediately fix their damaged homes and hold officers accountable for a destructive fireworks blast set off by a bomb squad on June 30.
South LA Households Impacted By Botched Fireworks Detonation Receive $2K From CityMayor Eric Garcetti and Council member Curren Price Thursday distributed $2,000 in cash assistance to the 26 South Los Angeles households affected by the June 30 botched Los Angeles Police Department detonation of a cache of illegal fireworks.
LAPD Chief Says Weight Miscalculation Likely Led To Massive Fireworks Blast in South LALAPD Chief Michel Moore revealed that bomb squad technicians likely miscalculated the weight of the explosives that were placed in the truck.
Families File Claim Over Botched Blast In South Los AngelesFamilies displaced by the Los Angeles Police Department's botched attempt to safely detonate a cache of illegal fireworks in South Los Angeles last month are now taking action against the city and the department.
South Central Neighborhood Council Passes Resolutions On South LA Fireworks Explosion That Injured 17While the explosion from a planned detonation of illegal fireworks in South Los Angeles and its remnants are gone, the anger and anxiety that the blast caused still remains and continues to grow.
'South Central Was Bombed By The Los Angeles Police Department': Residents Demand Accountability After South LA Fireworks ExplosionProtesters confronted police in front of the Los Angeles Police Department's Newton Station two days after a bomb squad truck exploded in a South Los Angeles neighborhood during a botched detonation of illegal fireworks seized from a nearby home.
Investigation Continues Into Botched Detonation Of Illegal Fireworks In South LA That Ended In Massive ExplosionAuthorities Friday said they recovered the 500-pound metal lid from an LAPD bomb truck that exploded Wednesday evening in South Los Angeles. The lid landed about three blocks away from the blast site.
Neighbors Stranded And Evacuated After South LA Fireworks Explosion That Injured 17Some residents in South Los Angeles are stuck inside their homes and others are barred from coming back until at least Sunday after seventeen people were injured Wednesday evening when a planned police detonation of seized illegal fireworks ended in an explosion.
17 Injured After Planned Detonation Of Seized Illegal Fireworks Ends In ExplosionFederal agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Thursday began surveying the damage and reconstructing what led to a Wednesday evening explosion in South Los Angeles that injured 17 people.
Neighbors Still Waiting On Repairs Nearly 1 Month After Massive Explosion In OntarioNearly one month after a massive explosion rocked an Ontario neighborhood, several of the 80 homes damaged still need repairs.
2 Men Hospitalized After Large Explosion At Valley Glen Home, Investigation OngoingNeighbors were slowing cleaning up their street after Los Angeles Fire Department crews responded late Sunday to a Valley Glen home when a large explosion rocked an entire neighborhood.
Neighbors Who Reported Illegal Fireworks Before Ontario Explosion Want AnswersThe walls are blown out, the ceiling caved in and Arlene Fierro's belongings are covered in ash two weeks after a massive stockpile of illegal fireworks exploded in the home next to hers.
2 Killed In Massive Fireworks Explosion That Rattled Ontario Neighborhood; Dozens EvacuatedThe debris field from the explosion covered 80 surrounding properties.