Wet Weather Challenges Southland Drivers, HomeownersOn a day where winter rains made driving a chore in the Southland, a multi-vehicle crash in downtown Van Nuys injured eight people Sunday afternoon, include three who were reported to be critically hurt.
Van Nuys Brewery Worker Suffers Serious Burns In AccidentAn Anheuser-Busch brewery worker suffered serious burns Sunday afternoon after falling into a vat of hot mash at the bottling plant in Van Nuys, authorities said.
Woman Found Stabbed To Death Inside Burning Van Nuys ApartmentA 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.
Report: More Outreach Needed To Diversify Los Angeles Fire DepartmentA report released Thursday found that more outreach is needed to increase the number of women and minority firefighters in the Los Angeles Fire Department.
Woman Suffers Burns, Child Unharmed After Van Nuys Apartment FireOne woman suffered burns while a child escaped unharmed after an apartment fire in Van Nuys, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.
2 Sickened As Inmates Set Numerous Small Fires At Men's Central JailNumerous small fires were reported at the Men's Central Jail on Sunday evening, authorities said.
Fire Guts Van Nuys Home, Burns 1 ResidentFire gutted much of a two-story home and sent one resident to a hospital with second-degree burns on Sunday afternoon, authorities said.
South Broadway Fire Sends 4 To HospitalA fire that did major damage to a commercial building in South Los Angeles sent four people to area hospitals Wednesday evening, authorities said.
South LA Crash Kills Passenger In Car, Injures 2One person was killed when a car operated by a suspected drunken driver struck at least three parked vehicles early Sunday morning, police said.
Police Shoot Suspect In Hollywood Motor Vehicle BurglaryPolice called to the scene of a motor vehicle burglary returned fire when a suspect shot at them Sunday morning near Wilton Place and Melrose Avenue, authorities said.
LAFD To Begin Publishing Monthly Verified Response Time Data ReportsThe Los Angeles Fire Department will begin releasing verified response time data to the public once a month, Mayor Eric Garcetti and Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas said Thursday.
Water Floods Forever 21 Warehouse In Lincoln HeightsWater flooded a Forever 21 warehouse on North Mission Road on Sunday morning, but city pipes were not deemed to be the cause.
LA Police, Firefighters Stage Drill To Hone Mass-Shooting ResponseIn the wake of the Isla Vista rampage and several other mass shootings across the country, Los Angeles police and firefighters staged a drill Thursday to sharpen their emergency-response skills.
Off-Duty LA Paramedic Killed, Boy Hurt In Small Plane Crash In Mojave DesertAn off-duty Los Angeles Fire Department helicopter pilot and paramedic was killed and a boy was critically injured Monday when a fixed-wing aircraft crashed into a dry lake bed in the Mojave Desert.
Blaze At Historic Elks Lodge Under InvestigationIt took firefighters nearly two hours to knock down a "suspicious" fire at the historic Elks Lodge in San Pedro Tuesday morning.