The LA City Council voted to begin off-site testing of wastewater, storm water and soil near a Lincoln Heights development project following reporting over the weekend about the site's toxic dumping history.
It was a tense scene at a school in Lincoln Heights on Wednesday after officials found a student armed with a fully loaded ghost gun on campus.
Police are saying organized crime is to blame for the recent looting of trains.
George Gascón issued a written response after Union Pacific accused the LA County DA of not processing all the cases involving thieves targeting cargo containers.
While the trains are back up and running again, crews with Union Pacific continue to clear the tracks after a train derailment in Lincoln Heights over the weekend.
A train derailment that happened over the weekend caused more than a dozen cars to go off-track.
Vendors are still showing up in Lincoln Heights despite police shutting down the Avenue 26 night market last week.
Fans and loyal customers are protesting the closure of a popular Lincoln Heights night market.
Councilmember Gil Cedillo's office said in a press release the closure of Avenue 26 would "eliminate illegal alcohol sales, public defecation and urination, and crime and violence that was caused by the market."
A new restaurant in Lincoln Heights seeks to honor Cambodian history and culture.
A brush fire damaged one home and seriously injured a pet dog on Tuesday in Lincoln Heights, triggering evacuations.
A brush fire spread to at least one residence on Tuesday in the Lincoln Heights area of Los Angeles and triggered some evacuations.
A roughly 40,000-pound fire engine that became stuck in mud along a narrow street in Lincoln Heights was eventually extracted from the quagmire in an effort that took close to seven hours.