The suspect, Richard Yapelli Jr., may have deep-rooted ties to white supremacist groups dating back to the 80s. Investigators said the victim, Phyllis Ann Patterson, told neighbors "If anything ever happens to me, it would be my nephew who did it."
A woman, her nephew, and a dog were found dead after the fire. Neighbors said the man, an alleged self-proclaimed neo-Nazi, who lived there was known to have a lot of guns, with some even saying they were scared of him.
The facility was forced to close Monday, after the LAFD deemed it unsafe for overnight use, since the building doesn't have sprinklers. The nonprofit said it doesn't have the funds for the costly retrofit.
An investigation continues after a woman, her nephew and a dog were found dead in a Sylmar home.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Vivian and Bruce Hartmen are picking up the pieces of their beloved 'Buffalo Bruce's Mercantile,' which was looted and trashed over the weekend.
Parents in Sylmar fear that a man who was accused of making threats against children may get away with a light penalty, despite allegations that he "wanted to kill" the students.
The LAPD said that a man was pushing a woman in a wheelchair when they were hit by an oncoming vehicle.
Two pedestrians were hit in Sylmar, one of them dying at the scene. The suspect remains on the run.
The Los Angeles City Council approved the reward on Friday, Sept 8.
The property owner has pleaded not guilty to zoning and safety violations.
Two separate fatalities were under investigation on the 210 Freeway in the San Fernando Valley.
All lanes were blocked on the westbound lanes of the 210 Freeway in Sylmar following a double fatality on the morning of Aug. 17, 2023.
Some of the residents who were supposed to be evicted from the viral Sylmar home where 20+ RVs were parked in the backyard are still at the property. This, despite the fact that they were all ordered to clear out over the weekend.
Both the RV residents and the homeowner were ordered to leave the property by Sunday.
Residents were told to vacate by Sunday and some remained on the property by Monday morning.
Residents in the viral Sylmar home with more than 20 RVs parked the backyard are now ordered to leave the property by Sunday, the court ruled. Now the question is, will the residents leave?
A home in Sylmar, which is holding the RVs of multiple homeless people in its backyard had the power shut off Tuesday, in the midst of a heat wave.
“We need a hazmat team to thoroughly just wipe out everything that’s there," a Sylmar resident said.
The Sylmar community met Monday to speak out against a local home renting out dozens of RVs to local homeless.