Police say transient started the blaze in the restroom.
The “misinformed” public address system announcement apparently arose from police activity outside Terminal 2, where officers had pursued an unarmed driver to the departures level after responding to an emergency call around 9 a.m. that he may be trying to commit suicide off airport property, LAX Police Sgt. Belinda Joseph said.
Police on Tuesday identified him as Aaron Lorta, a 29-year-old gang member. He remained hospitalized in stable condition and was interviewed by detectives, according to Officer Liliana Preciado. He could face charges including carjacking, she said.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s officials say former Olympian Bruce Jenner was in one of the cars involved in a three-vehicle crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu that killed one person.
Los Angeles County sheriff’s detectives are investigating the theft of an iguana named Godzilla from an outdoor area in front of a pet store in Paramount.
Authorities say a dog survived a car crash on a Southern California freeway that left a man and woman dead.
A 13-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old high school student outside an East Los Angeles middle school.
Dive deep into the culture of China by visiting one of America’s finest Chinatowns. Many of these communities were established by early immigrants looking for a place to feel like they are back home.
About 100 fish, 20 birds and a dog have died after a fire swept through a Los Angeles pet store.
Officers canvassed neighborhood to find out if any pets had gone missing in the past 40 years.
California’s high-speed rail project reaches a milestone Tuesday as officials mark the start of work on the nation’s first bullet train, which is designed to whisk travelers at 200 mph between Los Angeles and San Francisco in less than three hours.
The owner of the St. Louis Rams plans to build an NFL stadium in Los Angeles County, boosting the chances that pro football could return to the region, according to a newspaper report. Stan Kroenke […]