Neighbors Say Woman Caught Up In Police Shootout 'Got Wrapped Up With The Wrong People'Neighbors on the quiet Redondo Beach where Alison Hart lives said they quickly recognized her when she got out of the vehicle.
Suspect Shot Multiple Times After Firing At Police During Wild Chase; Female Driver Also WoundedA pursuit of a murder suspect in the Commerce area led to a gun battle and ended in a standoff Friday afternoon.
State Regulators Release Maps Showing Extent Of Exide Battery Plant Cleanup, Over 2,000 Properties IdentifiedMore than 2,000 properties within 1.7-miles from the former Exide site were identified by the Dept. of Toxic Substances Control as having elevated concentrations of lead in the soil.
Official: Vernon Lead Cleanup Plan Slow, IneffectiveThe cleanup plan will leave thousands of residents exposed to dangerous lead levels, an L.A. County supervisor said.
Possible DUI Crash Kills Man In VernonA man was killed and another was injured when a van struck a power pole in Vernon, authorities said Monday.
Girl, 16, In Critical Condition After Vernon CrashA 16-year-old girl is in critical condition after a car wreck in Vernon that sent a total of six people to hospitals.
1 Dead, 1 Injured After Big Rig Hit-And-Run In VernonOne person was killed and another critically injured after a hit-and-run crash involving a big rig and a pickup early Saturday morning in Vernon.
$176.6M Approved For Testing, Cleanup Around Former Exide Plant In VernonGov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Thursday providing $176.6 million in funding for environmental testing and cleanup work in neighborhoods surrounding the now-shuttered Exide Technologies battery-recycling plant in Vernon.
Former Exide Worker Dies Of Cancer He Feared Came About From Working At PlantSalvador Andrade always believed in the value of a hard day's work. But Andrade also worried that his years of labor at the Exide battery recycling plant in Boyle Heights took a massive toll on his health.
Health Officials Urge Those Who Live, Work Near Exide Facility To Get Blood Lead TestPublic health officials were urging residents living near Exide’s battery-recycling facility in Vernon to get their blood tested.
Gov. Brown Proposes $176.6M Plan To Expedite Cleanup Around Former Exide PlantGov. Jerry Brown proposed Wednesday spending $176.6 million to expedite and expand the testing and cleanup of homes, schools and parks near the former Exide battery recycling plant in Vernon.