Local News

Margaret Carrero/KNX1070
May 25, 2018 - 12:34 pm
(KNX1070) - Two possible routes for a light rail line between downtown Los Angeles and Artesia will undergo additional study by Metro officials. Both would run underground - one would go along Alameda Street to Union Station, and the other would either stop near 7th Street or Pershing Square. The...
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Jon Baird/KNX1070
May 25, 2018 - 11:50 am
(KNX1070) - Homicide detectives and family members of a Pomona man who was shot to death in El Monte last month hope a $10,000 reward will help bring him justice. Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say Fabian Barajas was shot before dawn on April 3 as he drove down Valley Boulevard, near Durfee...
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Pete Demetriou/KNX1070
May 25, 2018 - 10:55 am
(KNX1070) - The getaway rush for the Memorial Day Weekend is on, with Friday as the heaviest of travel days this long weekend. At LAX almost a million people will pass through over the next four days. KNX reporter Pete Demetriou reports on fllight travel at area airports: #LAX #...
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Pete Demetriou/KNX1070
May 25, 2018 - 9:41 am
(KNX1070) - The brother of a man and his elderly parents found beaten and shot to death inside a Leimert Park home says a housing dispute may be the motive in the triple homicide. He says his brother had taken in the woman accused of the killings. But he wanted her out at the time he was killed...
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Cooper Rummell/KNX1070
May 25, 2018 - 9:05 am
(KNX1070) - Los Angeles teachers say they are considering walking off the job next school year. Los Angeles Unified School District educators say they are grossly underpaid, class sizes are way too big, and the district continues to make cuts even though it’s sitting on more than $1.5 billion...
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May 24, 2018 - 4:04 pm
(KNX1070) - Changes are coming next month to La Tuna Canyon Road, a route popular with commuters. Area residents launched a petition drive to make the road safer, after a bicyclist was seriously injured when he was hit by a car. The changes will involve the removal of a center passing lane between...
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May 24, 2018 - 3:32 pm
(KNX1070) - There's a problem with rats at South Gate High School. Word is the nasty creatures have taken over at least one classroom. Officials with L.A. Unified School District say they are aware of the problem at South Gate and say they’re working their tails off to deal with the issue. KNX...
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Karen Adams/KNX1070
May 24, 2018 - 2:58 pm
(KNX1070) - Los Angeles City Council president Herb Wesson says he's still determined to put up a temporary homeless shelter in Koreatown despite protests by many people living in the area. But he also says he understands their anger at not being consulted before the plan was announced and is...
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Craig Fiegener/KNX1070
May 24, 2018 - 2:06 pm
(KNX1070) – It was a big honor for the late Carrie Fisher--- at a place that's very special to 'Star Wars' fans in Hollywood. Fisher starred in the original ‘Star Wars’ movie franchise as the iconic Princess Leia. Forty one years ago, the original 'Star Wars' premiered at the Chinese Theatre...
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Pete Demetriou/KNX1070
May 24, 2018 - 10:20 am
(KNX1070) - Early morning police raids in Azusa turned violent as suspected gang members opened fire on police SWAT teams serving high risk warrants. Azusa Police, which was the lead agency, hit a number of locations looking for violent gang members and in one case a SWAT team came under fire...
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