Protests demand answers after LA cops kill Black man in altercation

World Sep 2, 2020

Protests demand answers after LA cops kill Black man in altercation

Protesters demanded answers on Tuesday as they gathered in a south Los Angeles neighborhood where sheriff's deputies shot and killed a Black man during a violent confrontation the previous day. The man, identified as 29-year-old Dijon Kizzee, was riding his bicycle when deputies tried to ...

About 10 firefighters injured fighting Los Angeles blaze

World May 17, 2020

About 10 firefighters injured fighting Los Angeles blaze

About 10 firefighters were injured in downtown Los Angeles Saturday evening when a fire in a commercial building caused an explosion and spread to nearby structures, fire officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange said the condition of the wounded firefighters was not ...

Clean lockdown air saves lives, especially in Los Angeles

World May 13, 2020

Clean lockdown air saves lives, especially in Los Angeles

America’s air is cleaner as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, and that’s likely to reduce the number of premature deaths caused by pollution, according to a new study. The number of such deaths is set to drop by about 360 per month while current ...

All nine bodies recovered from Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

World Jan 29, 2020

All nine bodies recovered from Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Rescuers recovered the bodies of all nine victims from a helicopter crash near Los Angeles that killed NBA legend Kobe Bryant, the coroner's office said Tuesday. Three bodies were retrieved from the scattered wreckage by a special response team Sunday — the day of the ...