A bystander in a shopping center near Crenshaw Boulevard and Rosecrans Avenue in Hawthorne described a man asking people for money and threatening them if they refused. When police showed up to the Louisiana Fried Chicken, the man was "defiant and uncooperative," Hawthorne police said. The man then pushed an officer's hand away when two tried to detain him, and then punched the officer in the face, police said. The officers used a Taser on the man, but his clothing was too thick for it to bring him to the ground, police said.
A driver and two male passengers weren't injured, but Freeman, who was in the back seat, was crushed by the impact. Los Angeles County Fire Department paramedics pronounced her dead at the scene about 3:30 a.m. in the 3000 block of El Segundo Boulevard. A 21-year-old woman driving the white GMC sport utility vehicle that crashed into the van was taken to a nearby hospital with minor injuries. "It appears the transit van was going westbound in the middle lane of El Segundo Boulevard," Goetz said.
Emergency responders found one person dead at the scene of a two-vehicle collision at a major intersection just south of the 105 Freeway, authorities said. Four other people were injured in the Hawthorne crash, at the intersection of El Segundo and Crenshaw boulevards, at about 3:30 a.m., said a Los Angeles County Fire Department supervisor. A truck and an SUV remained at the scene at 5:05 a.m. The official didn't know how long the intersection would stay closed. Refresh this page for updates on this developing story.
Red Cloud is known to freestyle at his live shows. Red Cloud says his inspiration came from an altruistic place. This time !my girlfriend] Crystle Lightning said, 'Lets do it for our missing sisters in Canada''and I thought this is perfect...If I can honor these women and bring awareness to the epidemic in Canada using my attempt to break the world record then it would be perfect.' On the rap side, Red Cloud's inspiration to break the record came from his freestyle hero Supernatural, who broke theGuinness World Record'at nine hours in 2006.
Yes, France's public transport system, for example is an example of the sort of failure that we, for instance in the UK, shudder at. Cheap fares, efficient operation, a boon to the country and its people.
A 31-year-old Bellflower man was shot and killed early Friday morning in the parking lot of the King Henry VIII strip club at West 135th Street and Crenshaw Boulevard in Hawthorne, Los Angeles County sheriff's homicide detectives said. The victim, identified as Clark Hubbard, was walking to his car in the nightclub's overflow parking lot when a man approached him on foot, produced a handgun and shot him, detectives said. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the county Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.
A powerful storm slamming Southern California caused flooding, mudslides, power outages and was expected to pack the biggest punch during Friday's morning commute. A separate Sig Alert was issued after a truck crashed on the southbound 14 freeway just north of Newhall Avenue just after 2:30 a.m, with only one lane open at 3:09 a.m. On Friday from 12 a.m until 4 a.m there were a total of 46 accidents compared to a total of 8 accidents on the same day last week, the CHP said. The City News Service contributed to this report.
Teenage miscreants for weeks have been dogging the neighborhood where Joanne Borgersen and Susan Spada live, so when the two homeowners heard about the inaugural meeting of the Leesburg Police Department's Coffee with a Cop program, they made plans to attend. "We thought it would be a great opportunity to speak with an officer face to face," said Borgensen during the Nov. 20 event at Bloom's Baking House on Main Street in Leesburg. "The problem with our country is that so many people have a lack of respect for law enforcement," Spada said.
In this May 29, 2014 file photo, Elon Musk, CEO and CTO of SpaceX, introduces the SpaceX Dragon V2 spaceship at the SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, Calif. The state of Texas and SpaceX have announced that the California-based company will build the first commercial launch site for orbital launches in the southernmost tip of Texas.
The Department of Motor Vehicles has announced that it will reopen its Hawthorne field office Monday after more than seven months of renovations. The office, at 3700 W. El Segundo Blvd., closed in April to undergo a major face-lift.
The Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall has become a defining look on the downtown Los Angeles skyline. Can fine civic architecture create a lofty sense of civic pride among the residents of a city where it's built? The Frank Gehry-designed Walt Disney Concert Hall has become a defining look on the downtown Los Angeles skyline.
Andrea Archanbault wasn't surprised to learn that her family's new community, Redondo Beach, was ranked 20th on a list of the best cities for young families in Southern California. When her husband, Brian Honig, was recruited to work at SpaceX in Hawthorne, the Seattle couple immediately began searching for the ideal place to live.
LONG BEACH >> Hundreds turned out to watch as Robert Luna was sworn in as Long Beach's 26th chief of police and the department's first Latino top cop. “Today we are actually standing on the seam of history,” said Pastor Gregory Sanders after he was introduced by newly-elected Los Angeles County Sheriff and former Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell.
A Hawthorne man was charged Friday with exchanging explicit photographs with a 13-year-old girl he met on the Internet and bringing her to his home for sexual activity. Jesus Andres Trujillo, 33, who was arrested Wednesday, faces eight counts of lewd acts upon a child, four counts of sexual penetration with a foreign object, one count of using a minor for sex acts and one count of distributing or showing pornography to a minor, all felonies, Hawthorne police Lt.