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  1. Roads close for Armenian Genocide marchRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | KFI

    Photo: Getty LOS ANGELES - Thousands of people will march today from Hollywood to the Turkish consulate to mark the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide, meaning motorists should anticipate road closures and traffic delays throughout the day. The commemoration will begin with City Councilman Mitch O'Farrell and a host of other elected officials, including the bulk of the City Council and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Burbank, dedicating Armenian Genocide Memorial Square on the southeast corner of Hollywood Boulevard and Western Avenue.

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  2. Backers push Topless sunbathing legislation in VeniceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | KFI

    Photo Credit: Getty Listen to Jo Kwon's report: LOS ANGELES - A proposal to allow women to sunbathe topless at Venice Beach is unlikely to find any immediate support at City Hall, with the councilman representing the area saying today there are more important issues to address. ``While I appreciate the idea, right now my priorities for Venice are increasing public safety, housing the homeless and protecting affordable housing, reining in over-development, enhancing mobility and improving the delivery of core city services,'' Councilman Mike Bonin said.

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  3. LAPD Chief Beck speaks out about officer charged with assualtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | KFI

    Photo: Getty LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck said today he believes an officer charged with using excessive force during an October arrest committed a ``criminal act,'' and he personally urged the district attorney to file charges. ``I was shocked by the content of the video,'' Beck said of the surveillance footage of the Oct. 16 arrest of 22-year-old Clinton Alford Jr. near 55th Street and South Avalon Boulevard.

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  4. Street racing arrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | KFI

    Photo: LA County Sheriff's Dept. LOS ANGELES - Forty-four people have been arrested on suspicion of various offenses at the scene of an illegal gathering of street racers in an unincorporated area near South Los Angeles, authorities said.

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  5. Police investigate multiple shootings in PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | KFI

    Photo: Getty LOS ANGELES - Authorities today identified a man who was killed in a series of shootings in the Palms district that left four other men wounded. The gunfire was first reported just before 3 p.m. Thursday, when two men were shot at Woodbine Park at Woodbine Street and Vinton Avenue, said Officer Jack Richter of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section.

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  6. LAPD on Tactical Alert After Shootings in PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | KFI

    Photo: Getty LOS ANGELES - One person was killed and three others were wounded today as gunfire erupted in the Palms section of Los Angeles, prompting two schools to go on lockdown and police to go on tactical alert. The gunfire was reported at 3 p.m. in the 3300 block of Motor Avenue, Officer Sara Faden of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Section said.

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  7. The famous P-22 stayed under the house, shrugging off attempts go get it out.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KFI

    File photo: Mountain lion. Credit: Getty LOS ANGELES - A celebrity mountain lion that lounged under a home for hours and refused to budge for bean bags, tennis balls and prods has wandered out on its own, wildlife officials said Tuesday.

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  8. Cougar camps under house, shrugs off efforts to move himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KFI

    A mountain lion certainly is acting like the Los Angeles celebrity he is: lounging under a home and refusing to be handled by wildlife officials who have used tennis balls, bean bags and prods in a failed attempt to dislodge the famous cat. Jason Archinaco, the homeowner in the hilly Los Feliz neighborhood, told Los Angeles television station KNBC that workers installing a home security system encountered thecougar in a crawl space around noon Monday.

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  9. 100 firefighters put out flames on UCLA campusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | KFI

    Crews took about an hour to knock down a fire in a classroom on the campus of the University of California, Los Angeles. Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey says the blaze was reported around 1:30 a.m. Tuesday on the third floor of the seven-story School of Dentistry building in Westwood.

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  10. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KFI

    A man who Marion "Suge" Knight ran over told authorities he was upset with the former rap music mogul and punched him through the window of the truck before a deadly encounter that left his friend dead. Cle "Bone" Sloan testified Monday about the day he and friend Terry Carter were hit by a pickup truck driven by Knight, the co-founder of Death Row Records.

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  11. Police continue search for who shot 8-year-old boyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | KFI

    Photo Credit: LAPD LOS ANGELES - An 8-year-old boy wounded in the head by a stray bullet fired by a gunman who entered his Del Rey home on Easter Sunday and confronted his father remained hospitalized today in critical but stable condition, as police continued their efforts to find the shooter. The shooting happened in the 11000 block of Wagner Street just before midnight Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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  12. Opening Day at Dodger StadiumRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | KFI

    Photo Credit: Getty LOS ANGELES - Fans attending today's sold-out Los Angeles Dodgers season opener at Dodger Stadium will experience changes in the 53-year-old stadium, at the concession stands and on the field. The Lexus Dugout Club has undergone a major renovation, the first since it opened in 2000, allowing for more food options and an enhanced menu.

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  13. Dodgers Opening Day PreviewRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | KFI

    The Los Angeles Dodgers will play their season opener Monday at a sold-out Dodger Stadium against the San Diego Padres amid efforts to prevent tailgating and unruly behavior. Los Angeles Police officers will patrol the area to enforce the no tolerance policy for drinking in public or in parks.

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  14. Grandson of J. Paul Getty reportedly found deadRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | KFI

    File Photo. Credit: Jo Kwon LOS ANGELES - A man was found dead today at the Hollywood Hills home of Andrew Getty, the 47-year-old grandson of J. Paul Getty, but police would not immediately confirm that the victim was one of the heirs to the oil family's fortune.

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  15. Emergency Landing In Van NuysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | KFI

    A small aircraft experiencing engine failure -- and with smoke in the cockpit -- was able to make a safe landing at the Van Nuys Airport today. Firefighters and paramedics were notified of the incident at the Van Nuys Airport, 16461 Sherman Way, at 12:48 p.m., said Shawn Lenske of the Los Angeles City Fire Department.

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    Mar 25, 2015 | KFI

    Declaring victory in its signature drive to expedite approval of a proposed stadium that could house the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders in the Los Angeles suburb of Carson, a group of community and business leaders delivered 40 boxes of petitions to Carson City Hall today. Members of Carson2gether said they have collected more than 15,000 signatures from Carson voters.

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  17. Tickets still available for LA Weekly's Tacolandia- June 6, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | KFI

    LA Weekly presents Tacolandia 2015 at El Pueblo de Los Angeles in DTLA. Our third annual gourmet taco festival will feature more than 80 top taco vendors curated by the World's First Tacorazzo, Bill Esparza.

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    Mar 21, 2015 | KFI

    They have featured a man named Keith Garrett who cooks up some of the best "American and Americanized Mexican food you'll ever taste." All Flavor No Grease is located in a driveway at 728 E. 108th St., Los Angeles, CA 90059.

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  19. Seeking hit-and-run suspect near USCRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KFI

    Photo Credit: Shutterstock LOS ANGELES - Authorities today sought public help to find the hit- and-run motorist responsible for critically injuring an 87-year-old woman whowas trying to cross a street near USC in a crosswalk. The woman was injured about 8 a.m. Monday at Adams Boulevard and Figueroa Street, said Los Angeles police Officer Drake Madison.

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  20. Study: Fast-food curb did not cut obesity rate in South LARead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | KFI

    Photo Credit: Getty LOS ANGELES - Obesity rates have gone up faster in South Los Angeles than in other parts of the city, despite a five-year-old ban on new fast-food restaurants billed as a way to curb unhealthy eating in the area, according to a Rand report released today. The Los Angeles City Council approved the ban on new, stand-alone fast food restaurants in 2008, with supporters saying it would scale back the disproportionate number of fast food eateries serving unhealthy fare in South Los Angeles, as compared with other areas, such as West Los Angeles.

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