Posts Tagged ‘Westchester’


Westchester native killed in lion attack in South Africa

June 5, 2015 at 8:45 pm

The woman who was killed by a lion while on vacation in South Africa, has been identified as 29-year-old Katherine Chappell, who grew up in the Westchester town of Rye and attended Hofstra University. Continue reading: abc7.com

Robber Hits 2 Westchester Restaurants Within 10 Minutes

June 3, 2015 at 8:16 am

Police need the public’s help to identify a robber who struck at two Westchester restaurants within 10 minutes. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

Westchester Burglar Clearly Caught on Camera. Know Him?

May 23, 2015 at 9:57 am

Detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Pacific Division are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect responsible for at least two residential burglaries.  On May 18, 2015, around 2:55 p.m. officers assigned to Pacific Division responded to a radio call of an activated burglar alarm at a residence located in Westchester. Continue […]

LAX police use Taser on man after security breach

May 21, 2015 at 12:31 am

Police at Los Angeles International Airport deployed a Taser on a man who breached security Wednesday morning at a screening area. Continue reading: latimes.com – Los Angeles Times

There’s a Huge Glut of Taxis Just Hanging Around LAX

May 20, 2015 at 12:35 am

If LAX has been feeling more crowded inside and out, that’s because it is. A record 71 million passengers passed through the airport last year, says the LA Business Journal, and more passengers means more people who need rides… Continue reading: Curbed LA

Several Cars Involved In Crash On 405 Freeway In Westchester

April 30, 2015 at 8:50 am

As many as six vehicles are involved in a crash on a busy thoroughfare in the Westchester area. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

44-year old bike rider killed near LAX

April 12, 2015 at 1:38 pm

Westside Today reports that a bike rider was struck and killed in Westchester Thursday night, though few details are available.  Forty-four year old cyclist Brian Tomazic was hit by a vehicle around 10:55 pm near the intersection of Airport Boulevard and West 83rd St. Continue reading: BikingLA

Man Gets 193 Years To Life In Prison For Rape During Westchester Takeover Robbery

April 9, 2015 at 10:09 am

A man was sentenced Wednesday to 193 years to life in prison for sexually assaulting an employee during a takeover robbery at a Nordstrom Rack in Westchester. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LADWP video promotes water conservation with humor

March 22, 2015 at 5:25 pm
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California’s historic drought is showing no signs of easing up. The city of Los Angeles is drafting a new plan to use more local water sources by capturing stormwater throughout the L.A. basin. And Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday proposed legislation to accelerate more than $1 billion in drought-relief bond spending as we cope with a […]

Would-Be Eagle Scout To Try To Trap Birds Of Prey At LAX

February 26, 2015 at 8:55 pm

A would-be Eagle Scout is hoping to catch some real-life birds of prey at LAX. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

LA Homeowners Ditch Lawns To Conserve Water Amid State’s Mega-Drought

February 26, 2015 at 8:55 pm
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 A local landscaping company is taking advantage of a government rebate and transforming people’s lawns to a water-efficient alternative. Continue reading: CBS Los Angeles

2 suspects sought in Westchester Verizon store robbery

February 16, 2015 at 9:21 pm

Two male suspects robbed a Verizon store near Manchester Avenue and Sepulveda Boulevard in Westchester Monday, LAPD said. Continue reading: abc7.com