District Attorney Jackie Lacey fled a meeting early after being confronted by Black Lives Matter supporters who overtook the gathering.
After an hour into the community event, Lacey appeared to have had enough, and walked out. When But Lacey did have the microphone, she was interrupted consistently.
Lisa Simpson says she wanted to confront Lacey at a town hall after her 18-year-old son was killed by Los Angeles Police Department officers in July. “She got the power to stop it, but she won’t, and I wanna know why because I’ll never get to see my son again,” Simpson said. Continue reading
Bobby Antonelos, the original and longtime owner of Bob’s Hamburgers on Pacific Coast Highway in Harbor City, was killed by stray bullets fired by a gunman who had just shot another man dead inside the establishment.
The shooter successfully targeted another man inside the restaurant on Wednesday morning, police said. The suspect walked into the popular burger joint and wordlessly fired on his intended victim, who was not Antonelos, according to police on scene.
The restaurant’s owner came out, was in the line of fire and was shot, Los Angeles Police Department Detective David Cortez said. The shooting occurred about 9:30 a.m. Continue reading
(Via TMZ) Brad Pitt is under investigation by the LAPD and L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services for allegedly getting verbally abusive and physical with his children, and that’s what triggered the divorce … TMZ has learned.
Sources familiar with the situation tell us, Brad, Angelina and their kids were on a flight last Wednesday when he allegedly got wasted on the private jet. He allegedly went wild, screaming and getting physical with the kids.
We’re told the plane landed at an airport around 8 PM, and witnesses say Pitt continued his rant on the tarmac, and even tried leaving in one of the fuel trucks.
Our sources say someone either on the plane or the tarmac anonymously reported the incident to the L.A. County Dept. of Children and Family Services. We’re told Brad and Angelina have already been interviewed and DCFS plans to interview the kids as well. That investigation is ongoing.
We’re also told the LAPD has the case … which is routine when anyone reports child abuse. We do not know the specifics of the alleged abuse … just that it was supposedly both verbal and physical.
Our sources say this incident triggered Jolie to separate from Brad the next day and file for divorce just days later.
A source close to Brad tells TMZ, “He takes the matter very seriously and says he did not commit any abuse of his children,” adding, “It’s unfortunate that people involved are continuing to present him in the worst possible light.”
A Metrolink train traveling in Sun Valley, Ca., struck a box truck near San Fernando Boulevard, officials announced Tuesday.
The Los Angeles-bound train on the Antelope Valley line struck the truck, which was on the tracks, near Sunland Boulevard around 10:30 a.m.
The train is stopped on the tracks while the fire department determines whether passengers were injured, authorities said. Continue reading
Joe Hicks, a black conservative and community activist from Los Angeles, died Sunday. He was 75.
Hicks passed away at Saint John’s Health Center in Santa Monica following complications after a routine hernia operation.
In recent years Hicks — with his bald head and thick mustache — had become a familiar right-wing pundit in debates over the high-profile shooting deaths of black people at the hands of police officers. Continue reading
Chris’ attorney Mark Geragos just arrived entered the house. We’re expecting Chris to surrender sometime soon.
TMZ is live streaming outside Chris’ house … where police are waiting for him to surrender.
Baylee Curran is in the news today over an alleged confrontation with singer, Chris Brown.
Curran is a model who was hanging out with Brown when she claims, she was asked to leave his residence at gunpoint.
Curran said she was inspecting some gold jewelry while partying at Brown’s residence when he and another man went off on a verbal tirade before demanding she leave at gunpoint.
Chris Brown is barricaded in his home and pleading his case via Instagram while Los Angeles police prepare a search warrant to enter and search the home of singer. A woman departed the home in a squad car after calling 911 to report that he allegedly threatened her with a gun.
The Los Angeles Times reported that police received a call from the Tarzana home at about 3 a.m. on Tuesday.
Here’s some fast facts:
1. Brown Responded on Instagram & Police Were Seeking a Search Warrant For the Home
Brown unleashed a response in a series of Instagram videos in which he expressed anger at the accusations, denying he’d done anything wrong (warning: graphic language). Continue reading
Police are on scene at LAX, Los Angeles International Airport, over reports of an active shooter in one of the terminals.
People were seen fleeing multiple terminals at the airport.
Panicked people at the airport tweeted that there were shots fired in terminals 7 and 8, but nothing had been confirmed, according to authorities.
The airport shut down the upper and lower levels for arrivals and departures of the central terminal area as part of the investigation. h/t abc7
Developing story. Check back for more details.
James Wesley Howell, an Indiana man stopped in his vehicle in Santa Monica, Ca., was found with an arsenal of assault rifles, ammunition and explosives and told police he ‘wanted to harm’ people at the Los Angeles Pride festival.
Howell, 20, was taken into custody after local residents informed police around 5am that a man was loitering around and knocking on random doors. Howell’s arrest came on the same morning the country was rocked with the worst mass shooting in US history, at a gay club in Orlando where 50 people were shot.
When investigators searched his vehicle, they found three rifles, a substantial amount of ammunition and 5lb of mixed Tannerite powder, which can be used to make a pipe bomb. Continue reading