Social Worker, Security Guard Among 4 Injured In Shooting Near Skid RowA social worker and a security guard were among four people who were injured in a shooting near Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles Thursday afternoon.
"Giant Leap For The City": Garcetti Announces New Homelessness InitiativeLos Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti walked the streets of Skid Row Thursday morning as he announces a new initiative that he hopes will improve the city's homeless crisis.
Jaden Smith Celebrates 21st Birthday By Handing Out Meals On Skid RowActor Jaden Smith celebrated his 21st birthday with plenty of gifts, but for the homeless on Skid Row.
People Making A Difference: Unemployed Woman Stops To Help Less Fortunate On Skid RowThe homeless line up patiently every week for Shirley Raines and her team of devoted volunteers.
City Leaders, Advocates At Odds Over Fixing Growing Problem Of The Homeless -- And What To Do With Their StuffAs CBS2/KCAL9 reporter Sara Donchey reports, the city has a limit on the amount of belongings people can store on the sidewalk.
Is Vermin Infestation Making People Sick At Downtown LAPD Station?The LAPD says an employee at that station contracted salmonella typhi, which typically comes from infected food or water.
Car Slams Into Homeless Encampment In Downtown LA, Driver Flees Scene On FootA driver who crashed into a homeless encampment on skid row into downtown Los Angeles fled the scene after leaving one person injured, according to police.
Off-Duty LAPD Detective, Suspect Critically Wounded In Skid Row ShootingThe two men were wounded after exchanging gunfire.
Thousands In Need Receive Thanksgiving Meals Across LAThe Fred Jordan Mission on Skid Row was expected to serve dinner to 2,000 people.
Nine Charged For Bribing Skid Row Homeless For Fake Election SignaturesThey would each be given either $1 or some cigarettes in exchange for forged or fake signatures on state ballot petitions or voter registration forms.
Downtown LA Hit With Outbreak Of Flea-Borne TyphusHealth officials say they are investigating several cases of flea-borne typhus, a disease that infected fleas can spread to humans. While the fleas can come from cats, rats, and opossums, pets and animals do not get sick from typhus.