Local News

Claudia Peschiutta
November 01, 2018 - 4:13 pm
(KNX 1070/CNS) -- A longtime Compton resident says the Sativa LA County Water District has been a "cancer" for the community He's among the customers who've long complained about dirty water. The new leadership at Sativa says it's a new start, adding that he hopes they'll soon have what they've...
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November 01, 2018 - 4:02 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A previously sealed video of a fatal LAPD shooting of a Boyle Heights man has been released by his family. Attorneys Luis Carrillo and Humberto Guizar played footage of the July 28, 2016 incident at a news conference Thursday. The City of Los Angeles initially refused to release the...
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Dreamstime
November 01, 2018 - 7:55 am
(KNX 1070) - A teacher’s strike continues to loom in Los Angeles after the teacher’s union rejected a revised contract offer from the Los Angeles Unified School District and both sides are pointing fingers. KNX reporter Margaret Carrero: (2/2) @UTLAnow President tells @KNX1070 they want genuine...
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AP
October 31, 2018 - 5:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A 36-year-old Boston Red Sox fan who says he was stabbed and beaten in Koreatown Sunday night by a group of assailants -- including one who told him "this is Dodger country right here" -- was continuing to recover today. The attack on John Davis, who lives in Los Angeles but is...
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Jon Baird KNX1070
October 31, 2018 - 12:56 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Authorities hope a crackdown on a street gang in Inglewood will make a significant dent in gang activity in that city. It was a joint operation involving the FBI and the Inglewood Police Department and it resulted in federal charges against 13 alleged gang members with similar charges...
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Jon Baird/KNX 1070
October 31, 2018 - 9:50 am
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - A high-ranking Los Angeles Police Department official had been accused of having improper sexual relationships with officers under his command before his retirement was announced last week, it was reported today. The allegations against Assistant Chief Jorge Villegas, a 29-year...
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Jon Baird
October 31, 2018 - 7:38 am
(KNX 1070) - The danger of wildfires is still very real. Fire crews have been strategically placed in Southern California. A red flag warning denoting a high risk of wildfire is in effect in the mountains, forests and most valleys of Los Angeles and Ventura counties Wednesday. The National Weather...
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Craig Fiegener
October 31, 2018 - 7:36 am
(KNX 1070) - There are already some street closures in West Hollywood in advance of tonight’s massive Halloween shindig. Craig Fiegener KNX reporter Craig Fiegener: They’re building tonight’s Halloween stage at San Vicente/SMB in #WestHollywood . The Boulevard is scheduled to close between Doheny/...
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AP
October 30, 2018 - 4:06 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Los Angeles city and county leaders paid tribute Tuesday to those killed in the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, by observing a moment of silence at their meetings. LA City Councilman David Ryu says the council's been working on an analysis of hate crimes in the...
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October 30, 2018 - 10:25 am
(KNX 1070) -- Among the propositions appearing on the California ballot next week is Prop-10, which would repeal a state law that currently restricts the scope of rent control policies. Renters in California are typically paying about 50 percent more for housing than in other states, but is more...
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