Vacant Houses Open Door to Crime

The often busy intersection of Beverly Boulevard and North Wilton Place requires drivers to stay alert, but even the most distracted driver might notice that something seems wrong with the house on the southeast...

Attempted Murder Charged: Koreatown Hate Crime

(KOREATOWN) A man who attacked a woman with a hammer on South Vermont Avenue near Olympic Boulevard, has been charged with attempted murder with a hate crime enhancement, police said today. The 24-year-old woman...

Larchmont Bank Robber Still at Large

WINDSOR SQUARE—The Major Crimes Division of the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating a bank robbery that occurred at the Chase Bank branch at 101 N. Larchmont Boulevard....

“Hollyweed” No Joke To Authorities

The New Year’s Day transformation of the Hollywood Sign to read “Hollyweed” is still making waves amongst city authorities as they try to determine exactly how a local artist slipped past hundreds of thousands...

LAPD Has Four Months to Create Body Cam Plan

LOS ANGELES – Today, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously (5-0) to speed up implementation of body-worn cameras by Sheriff’s deputies. The motion requests that the Sheriff prepare a plan within four...

Unreported Crime Won’t Help Community, Police Say

As president of the Hancock Park Homeowners Assoc., Cindy Chvatal sometimes receives the anxious emails and calls from neighbors who have been victims of crimes. She also receives reports from security companies patrolling the...

LAPD’s Wilshire: Under New Command

MID-WILSHIRE—As part of a re-organization of the Los Angeles Police Dept. (LAPD) Cpt. Howard Leslie of the Wilshire Division was transferred to the Central Division. Replacing him will be Cpt. Rolando Solano. The boundaries...

[CRIME BLOTTER] Wilshire & Olympic Division Crime Stats

The Ledger’s coverage area is served by two different divisions of the Los Angeles Police Dept. According to statistics from mid-December through January 16, violent crime for the Wilshire Division is up 7% compared...