Multi-vehicle crash on I-5 prompts closure of southbound lanes in Burbank

California Highway Patrol officials issued a Sigalert for all southbound lanes of I-5 Freeway in Burbank Sunday evening, following a multiple vehicle collision. It wasn’t immediately known what caused the crash just north of Alameda Avenue, though up to six vehicles were said to be involved. Several injuries occurred as a result of the collision, and with Sky9 overhead, more occupants of the vehicles could be seen under evaluation by officials on the scene. CHP officers did not indicate when lanes would be reopened to traffic. 

Kings rout Oilers 4-0 in Game 4 to even series

Jonathan Quick tried to make a couple of his 31 saves without his glove during a masterful performance, Carl Grundstrom scored two third-period goals and the Los Angeles Kings rebounded from back-to-back blowout losses to even their first-round playoff series with a 4-0 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in Game 4 on Sunday night.After Trevor Moore and Troy Stecher scored in the first period, Quick earned his 10th career playoff shutout while the Kings firmly shut down Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl. Los Angeles earned its first playoff victory on home ice since the club raised the Stanley Cup for the second time in 2014.Mike Smith stopped 42 shots for the Oilers, but McDavid, Draisaitl and Evander Kane all struggled for consistent scoring chances after two games of dominance. Edmonton’s frustrations and Los Angeles’ exuberance led to several stoppages and near-brawls in the final minutes.The bad feelings were set off when Grundstrom scored his first career playoff goal while sliding headfirst into Smith and the goalpost with 4:54 to play after getting taken down by Darnell Nurse. Grundstrom added an empty-net goal with 1:31 left.Game 5 is…

SigAlert issued for 5 Fwy in Burbank: Officials

A SigAlert has been issued for the 5 Freeway in Burbank Sunday night after several people were hurt in a traffic crash, officials said. The crash was reported at about 10:20 p.m., according to Officer Kravig of the California Highway Patrol, and the SigAlert near the freeway’s intersection with West Alameda Avenue will remain in place until about 11:25, the CHP said on Twitter. While the number of vehicles involved is not yet known, the Burbank Fire Department said as many as eight people may have been injured.

Mother of three children found dead in West Hills residence arrested for murder

It was a Mother’s Day tragedy in West Hills on Sunday. Authorities were first dispatched to the scene after someone called 911 early Sunday morning. When they arrived, they discovered three children, two boys and a girl, between the ages of 8 to 12 unresponsive inside their house on the 22500 block of Victory Boulevard.Following an extensive investigation, which was ongoing for nearly 13 hours on Sunday evening, authorities arrested the mother of the three children for murder.At 7:40 a.m., the Los Angeles Police Department received a call about an assault with a deadly weapon. Officers told CBSLA Reporter Joy Benedict that the victims appeared to be deceased for several hours, and suspected that they had died at some point on Saturday.The mother of the children is being questioned by LAPD officers. Neighbors told Benedict that the mother of the children had been acting erratically on Saturday night. The mother, who has not been identified, was heard screaming, yelling, praying and lighting candles at other homes on the street.”I heard someone screaming, ‘My family is abusing me,’ and all kinds of nonsense. I couldn’t make out what it was.”…

Mother taken into custody by police after 3 children found dead at West Hills home

Three children were found dead by Los Angeles police officers at a home in West Hills Sunday, and the children’s mother has been taken into custody for questioning, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Police responded to the home on the 22500 block of Victory Boulevard around 7:40 a.m. for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival, police found three children — a 12-year-old girl and two 8-year-old boys — unresponsive at the home, according to LAPD Officer Orris. Paramedics arrived on scene and the three children were all declared dead. The children’s mother was detained and questioned by officers at the scene, according to LAPD. LAPD homicide detectives are investigating the death of these three children. No further details are available at this time, police said.

Man, 38, Shot, Killed In Gardena, Shooter At Large

Posted inCrime by Contributing EditorMay 8, 2022May 8, 2022 A 38-year-old man was shot to death Sunday in Gardena and police were looking for the shooter.The shooting occurred around 4:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of West Redondo Beach Boulevard, Gardena police said. The victim was from Lancaster, police told KTLA News. His name was withheld pending notification of next of kin. A motive for the shooting was unknown. No suspect description was available.Anyone with information on this homicide was asked to call Gardena police at 310-217-9639 or 310-217-9692. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477. Leave a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ{{#message}}{{{message}}}{{/message}}{{^message}}Your submission failed. The server responded with {{status_text}} (code {{status_code}}). Please contact the developer of this form processor to improve this message. Learn More{{/message}}{{#message}}{{{message}}}{{/message}}{{^message}}It appears your submission was successful. Even though the server responded OK, it is possible the submission was not processed. Please contact the developer of this form processor to…

Woman Shot Outside Her Apartment Building In South LA, Shooter At Large

Posted inCrime by Contributing EditorMay 8, 2022May 8, 2022 A woman was shot Sunday outside her apartment building in South Los Angeles and the shooter remains at large. The shooting happened outside an apartment building at Vermont Avenue and 65th Street about 5:50 p.m., according to Los Angeles police Sgt. Rick Rodgers.The woman was hit in the shoulder and taken by paramedics to a hospital, Rodgers said. She refused to cooperate with police, Rodgers said. So, officers do not know a motive for the shooting and have no suspect description. Leave a comment Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ{{#message}}{{{message}}}{{/message}}{{^message}}Your submission failed. The server responded with {{status_text}} (code {{status_code}}). Please contact the developer of this form processor to improve this message. Learn More{{/message}}{{#message}}{{{message}}}{{/message}}{{^message}}It appears your submission was successful. Even though the server responded OK, it is possible the submission was not processed. Please contact the developer of this form processor to improve this message. Learn More{{/message}}Submitting…

“Non-hit shooting” prompts investigation after LASD deputies open fire on suspect in Ladera Heights

Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies were involved in a shooting in Ladera Heights Sunday evening. Deputies with the Marina Del Rey Station were dispatched following a call for service on the 3800 block of Chanson Drive. When they arrived, they encountered a suspect and the shooting occurred.As detailed by the LASD press release, it was a “non-hit shooting.”The suspect was not struck by the gunfire, though authorities did disclose that the individual was apprehended and taken to a nearby hospital for undisclosed reasons. There was no additional information available on the incident.

Sepulveda Boulevard near LAX closed due to water main break; Second such instance in a week

The northbound lanes of Sepulveda Boulevard were expected to be closed for several hours Sunday evening due to a water main break in the area. Drivers were also urged to avoid using the southbound lanes to get to Los Angeles International Airport.Los Angeles Department of Water and Power officials were dispatched to the scene to repair the break. This is the second such instance in less than a week’s time, after a water main break on Tuesday, May 3 closed the southbound lanes for more than half the day.  TRAFFIC ALERT: southbound Sepulveda at Century is closing due to a water main issue. Avoid using SB Sepulveda to reach LAX. Go around to Century or use the 105 to Sepulveda north. Also avoid Lincoln to Sepulveda as traffic will be very slow. @LADWP is responding.— LAX Airport (@flyLAXairport) May 9, 2022

Lancaster man fatally shot in Gardena: Police

The Gardena Police Department is investigating after a man was fatally shot early Sunday morning. The victim, a 38-year-old man from Lancaster, was shot in the 1300 block of West Redondo Beach Boulevard shortly after 4:30 a.m., police said in a press release. The Los Angeles County Fire Department declared the man dead at the scene, and his name has not yet been released. No suspect information has been released, and police said detectives are in “the beginning stages of this investigation.” Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Hugo Gualotuna at 310-217-9639 or Sgt. Brian Messina at 310-217-9692.

Body discovered in Anaheim water basin; Homicide investigation underway

Homicide detectives are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a body inside of a water basin in Anaheim on Sunday. The first reports came in just after 5:30 p.m. at the water basin near Placentia Avenue and Orangethorpe Avenue, after the body was seen in the water. Anaheim Fire and Rescue personnel reported to the scene, where they found the body near the shoreline, prompting Anaheim Police Department to dispatch homicide investigators.They are working to determine if the incident is somehow related to a homicide, as well as how long the body had been in the water. There was no victim information available. 

Vegetation fire in Helendale, fueled by 20-40mph winds, threatening buildings

A vegetation fire broke out in Helendale Sunday, threatening several structures in the nearby area. The blaze was first reported at around 4:45 p.m. in the area of the National Trails and Indian Trail, covering over 17 acres as of 7 p.m. Sunday evening. San Bernardino County Fire Department crews on scene detailed that high-powered winds between 20 and 40 miles per hour were pushing the fire’s forward movement. Nearly 80 firefighters were on hand to battle the flames. They also indicated that 10 to 15 buildings were threatened by the flames, though no evacuation orders had been issued. This is a developing story. Check back for details.