Articles by: lawavestaff

Attempted Robbery -Woman roughed in Griffith Park

05/21/2014 2:42 pm0 comments
Los Angeles Police Crime Scene Investigator Griffith Park at Fern
Dell Drive.

Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Los Angeles police sought a man who roughed up a woman in Griffith Park during an attempt to steal her backpack today. The crime occurred about 6:40 a.m. just inside the park entrance at Fern Dell Drive and Los Feliz Boulevard, Los Angeles police spokeswoman Officer [...]

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‘The Shield’ actor Michael Jace charged in wife’s shooting death

05/20/2014 3:58 pm0 comments
News crews line the street at Michael Jace House- 5400  block of Brynhurst Avenue .

Photo by Gary McCarthy

   By Alan Duke CNN   LOS ANGELES (CNN) — Michael Jace, who played a Los Angeles cop in TV’s “The Shield,” has been arrested in the fatal shooting of his wife, police said Tuesday. Police found April Jace, 40, shot to death in her south Los Angeles home Monday [...]

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It’s Green for the Purple line

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The Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration is
committing the $1.25 billion through a funding grant agreement with the Los
Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority.
Photo by Gary McCarthy

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Mayor Eric Garcetti will join U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx in Washington, D.C., tomorrow to announce a $1.25 billion federal grant that will be used to help build a westward extension of the Metro Purple Line subway. The funds will go toward extending the line 3.9 [...]

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‘Godzilla:’ What’s the verdict?

05/19/2014 4:35 pm0 comments
The new "Godzilla" focuses on an engineer (Cranston) determined to solve a yearslong mystery and his frustrated son (Taylor-Johnson), who just wants his dad to let it go. And of course, there are monsters.

    By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — It’s expected to be a monster of a movie this weekend, but what’s the buzz on “Godzilla”? The Gareth Edwards film, starring Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Ken Watanabe, has been eagerly anticipated by fans (some of whom still haven’t [...]

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Michael Jackson’s hologram: Creepy or cool?

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Lorde wants you to know she's no longer the young 15-year-old who recorded "Royals," a song that spent much of last summer at the top of the charts and was honored Sunday as the "top rock song."

  By Lisa Respers France CNN   (CNN) — The King of Pop is back in the spotlight — and not everybody is happy about it. Despite the well of affection for the late Michael Jackson, his “return” in the form of a hologram at Sunday night’s Billboard Music Awards [...]

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West Nile reported in Los Angeles County

05/16/2014 5:02 pm1 comment
This close-up view of a mosquito resting on human skin, shows the dark-scaled proboscis which has a broad median white band.

  LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A mosquito trapped in Sherman Oaks is the first this year in Los Angeles County found to be carrying West Nile virus, the Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District reported today. The mosquito was collected in the 91403 ZIP code. “This is an unfortunate [...]

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Red Flag-Heat Records

05/14/2014 1:47 pm0 comments
Sun and Surf

Photo by Gary McCarthy

The National Weather Service is reporting the first of what will undoubtedly be a series of Southland temperature records on this scorching day. The NWS says a record high of 92 has been set at Los Angeles International Airport, breaking the old record of 87 set in 1967; and a [...]

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Magic Johnson Sterling Response

05/13/2014 1:46 pm0 comments
Magic Johnson

Photo by Gary McCarthy

  (CNN) — NBA legend Magic Johnson says he’s going to pray for Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, who slammed him in an interview with CNN. “My whole life is devoted to urban America. So, you know I just wish he knew the facts when he’s talking,” Johnson said [...]

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Budget doubled for Skid Row

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Skid row Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles City Council today more than doubled the budget for improving sanitary conditions on Skid Row. Expanding the funding from $1.5 million to $3.7 million will enable authorities to bring in more trash cans, extend the hours of public toilets and showers and assign [...]

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Solar-powered roads: Coming to a highway near you?

05/12/2014 3:31 pm0 comments
Solar Roadways co-founders Julie and Scott Brusaw stand on their prototype parking lot. Their idea calls for solar-powered roadways made of durable textured glass.

    By Teo Kermeliotis for CNN     Editor’s note: On The Move explores the world of future personal transport looking at the latest trends and tech innovations that shape global travel.   (CNN) — As a kid growing up in the mid-1960s, Scott Brusaw would spend hours setting [...]

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