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L.A. airport authorities decide to allow ride-sharing pickups

Los Angeles International Airport, which is also called LAX, is all set to become the largest airport in the United States to allow ride-sharing services like Uber to pick up passengers.

The Board of Airport Commissioners on Thursday voted 5-0 to adopt the change. The change was proposed... read more

A glance at most dangerous places for pedestrians in Los Angeles

All busy streets are dangerous, particularly for non-car transportation like biking and walking. But some Los Angeles places are definitely more dangerous for pedestrians than others.

Collision data compiled by the California Highway Patrol (CHP) and other law enforcement agencies from... read more

Man with knife shot & wounded by LAPD officers

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has confirmed in a recently issued statement that officers shot and critically wounded a man after he refused to drop a knife on Monday.

Police officers responded to a report of an armed man at a coffee shop in the area of Rose and Sixth avenues in... read more

Several factors responsible for rising crime rate in Los Angeles

A recently released report by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) revealed that crime rate in the city jumped in the first six months of this year after a 12-year decline. The city's crime rate jumped despite deployment of more officers on the streets and targeting of certain types of... read more

L.A. Lakers not demoralized by free-agent misses: Mitch Kupchak

The Los Angeles Lakers have missed out on a number of highly desirable players at the start of the free agency period but the franchise is not demoralized by that, the team's general manager Mitch Kupchak said.

The team's managers met with at least free agents of the NBA, viz. Greg Monroe... read more

Taco Bell’s delivery service available in Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco

Popular restaurant chain Taco Bell on Wednesday announced the launch of delivery service in as many as 90 cities of three major regions, viz. Dallas, Los Angeles and San Francisco.

The home delivery service, which Taco Bell launched in partnership with DoorDash, will benefit millions of... read more

Los Angeles USD to educate students about dangers of ‘sexting’

In response to increasing danger of sexting, the Los Angeles Unified School District has decided to educate students about the dangers of sharing sexually explicit photos via texting or the Internet.

School district officials confirmed that a broad plan will be rolled out to educate... read more

Crime rate jumps 13% in Los Angeles

After declining for more than a decade, crime rate jumped 13 per cent in Los Angeles in the first six months of this year, according to fresh data released by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) on Wednesday.

The sharpest hike was seen in aggravated assaults, which include domestic... read more

PGA Grand Slam to move from Donald Trump’s course in Los Angeles

The PGA of America on Tuesday announced its decision to move its Grand Slam of Golf from Republican presidential candidate and business tycoon Donald Trump's course in Los Angeles.

The decision is the first significant fallout for golf from Mr. Trump's controversial comments about Mexican... read more

Woman shot & killed while walking with boyfriend in Hollywood

Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department are frantically searching for a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a woman near Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood late Sunday night.

Police said the victim, identified as 30-year-old Carrie Jean Melvin, was walking with her boyfriend... read more

250 children in Texas given adult dosages of hepatitis A vaccine

According to US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials, approximately 250 children at a Texas detention center were given adult dosages of the hepatitis A vaccine. It has been reported by the Los Angeles Times that there are no reports regarding adverse side effects.

As per reports... read more

Tar balls that washed ashore L.A. beaches are annual natural occurrence

Tar balls that recently troubled some surfers at a couple of Los Angeles County beaches are an annual natural occurrence, lifeguard Capt. Kenichi Haskett said.

Multiple surfers at Surfrider and Hermosa beaches were on Thursday and Friday seen using peanut butter to get rid of tar that had... read more

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