Skid row

Pete Demetriou
CNS News
August 22, 2019 - 2:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Four people were shot today in the Skid Row area near downtown Los Angeles, and a female suspect was being sought. The shooting was reported about 12:15 p.m. at Fifth and San Julian streets, the Los Angeles Police Department reported. At least two of the victims were females,...
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Rebekah Sager
July 08, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Will and Jada Smith have raised a good kid! Singer and now philanthropist, Jaden Smith, recently launched a pop-up food truck filled with lots of love and vegan food to serve homeless people living on Skid Row in downtown Los Angeles. Called "I Love You Restaurant," Smith described his new venture...
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May 29, 2019 - 4:30 pm
LOS ANGELES - The city of Los Angeles will not be allowed to remove property of homeless people in a designated area of Skid Row and will pay $645,000 under a lawsuit settlement finalized today in federal court. The City Council voted 12-2 last Friday to settle the case, Carl Mitchell v. Los...
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Margaret Carrero
May 24, 2019 - 12:28 pm
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles is financially safe and secure, according to Mayor Eric Garcetti and several City Council members who spoke today about the city's budget in the coming fiscal year. More than $10.6 billion dollars will be spent by the city of Los Angeles from July 1 to June 30 next year...
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February 15, 2019 - 4:41 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A severely injured LAPD detective and a man he may have shot during a fight on Skid Row are in critical condition today, and investigators are having a tough time piecing together what happened. The incident began early Thursday morning when a man walked into LAPD central division...
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November 20, 2018 - 1:50 pm
LOS ANGELES (CNS) - Nine people are facing felony charges for allegedly offering homeless people on Skid Row money and cigarettes in exchange for false and forged signatures on ballot petitions and voter registration forms, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced today. Kirkland...
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August 21, 2018 - 9:18 am
(KNX 1070) - The Los Angeles City Council has approved a nearly $2 million legal settlement stemming from the Skid Row shooting death of a mentally ill man from Cameroon. The shooting in 2015 was caught on police body camera, making it one of the first police shootings in the city with body camera...
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Pete Demetriou
August 10, 2018 - 12:41 pm
(KNX 1070) - A judge has dismissed murder charges against the man convicted of the Skid Row stabbing murders 40 years ago. Family members close to Bobby Maxwell greeted the news with tears and smiles. KNX reporter Pete Demetriou reports: Judge Larry Fidler agreed to dismiss murder charges against...
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June 28, 2018 - 2:40 pm
(KNX 1070) -- A nursing home in South LA reaches a settlement of close to half a million dollars with the City over patient-dumping allegations. The settlement comes about three months after Ronald Anderson, who's diabetic and wheelchair-bound, was allegedly kicked out of the Avalon Villa Care...
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