2 People Die After Nitrogen Leak At Vernon Food PlantA man and woman were found unconscious and rushed to local hospitals, where they died.
Bankruptcy Settlement Allows Exide To Abandon Battery Recycling Plant In Vernon, Leaves State With Cleanup BillBankruptcy Judge Christopher Sontchi in Delaware ruled that there was no "imminent" threat posed by Exide's abandonment of the plant, even though the site has led to extensive lead pollution in the air and soil of surrounding neighborhoods.
Animal Rights Activists Hold 48-Hour Vigil Outside Vernon SlaughterhouseMonday's demonstration was part of the protesters' 48-hour vigil outside the Farmer John meat processing plant on Vernon Avenue.
Woman Arrested After Multi-City Stolen Ambulance PursuitPolice were pursuing a stolen ambulance on Saturday night throughout the Maywood, Bell, South Gate and Vernon areas.
9 Industrial Facilities In Vernon Investigated For Coronavirus OutbreaksThe largest outbreak is at the Smithfield Foods-owned Farmer John meat processing plant, where 153 employees haves tested positive since March.
More Than 100 Workers Test Positive From 'Farmer John' Meat Processing Plant In VernonMore than 100 employees at Farmer John, the meat processing plant that produces the Dodger Dog, have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said.
South LA Gang Members Face 'Third Strike' In Monterey Park Knock-Knock BurglaryFour South LA gang members arrested on suspicion of a door-knock burglary in Monterey Park may be behind other burglaries, authorities said this week.
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.