| Aug 30, 2011
| 6:15 PM
Feature film activity in Los Angeles continued to grow at a brisk pace, with on-location shoots for movies once again posting double-digit increases.
Filming for features generated 189 production days for the week ended Sunday, up 66% from the same...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 9:30 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Monday, December 17. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck is calling for more security at LAUSD schools in the wake of Friday's mass shooting in a Newtown, Conn., elementary school.
Beck says he hopes to have LAPD officers patrol...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 1:07 PM
For the first time since the body of her husband — missing FBI agent Stephen Ivens — was discovered July 30, Thea Ivens on Thursday opened up during a prayer vigil about coping with his death after holding out hope for 80 days that he'd be...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 7:50 PM
A North Hollywood man who attempted to cross the U.S.-Mexico border late Wednesday night was taken into custody after border patrol officers discovered he was wanted on suspicion of murder.
Oscar E. Aguilera walked up to the Otay Mesa border crossing...
| Aug 11, 2012
| 12:40 PM
Tenor saxophonist Big Jay McNeely has been a musical revolutionary for decades. His first recording, the sinuous, irresistible 1949 instrumental “Deacon's Hop,” ignited a rhythm-and-blues explosion that heralded and hastened the rise of rock...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Good morning, readers. Today is Tuesday, August 21. A big rig crash on I-5 snarled traffic for hours in Burbank on Monday.
The early-morning crash on northbound Interstate 5 near the Scott Road exit resulted in the closure of three lanes as officials...
| Aug 21, 2012
| 8:11 AM
The Los Angeles Police Department sent its bomb squad Wednesday to an industrial building in Van Nuys that may be serving as an indoor marijuana farm, authorities said.
Police responded around 5:15 a.m. to a building in the 15800 block of Stagg Street,...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 8:25 AM
One of two women who died after being electrocuted at a car accident in Valley Village was identified as Irma Zamora, 40, of Burbank, police said Thursday.
Zamora and another woman rushed to help the driver, who lost control of his vehicle about 8:25 p....
| Jan 3, 2012
| 12:53 PM
Los Angeles continued to lose TV shoots in 2011 to New York, but the area saw a modest increase in feature activity, partly due to the state's film tax credit.
Overall, on-location filming in Los Angeles area rose 4% last year, as a rise in feature...
| Aug 29, 2012
| 7:24 AM
A 34-year-old woman involved in an altercation with Los Angeles police that is now under investigation was identified Tuesday night as Michelle Jordan.
The Sunland resident was pulled over Aug. 21 on a cellphone violation and was arrested on suspicion of...
| May 18, 2012
| 4:11 PM
A Burbank man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he stabbed his estranged girlfriend and left her in a Studio City park, officials said.
Stephen Joanou Jr., 26, is charged with killing 32-year-old Rosamond resident Patrina Sabella, who was...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 9:42 PM
President Obama is slated to appear on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” in Burbank Wednesday evening, two weeks before election day.
The Los Angeles Police Department has issued a warning for drivers to expect traffic delays on streets...