Los Angeles police officers take a man into custody after he led them on a high-speed chase on several freeways before roaming around a North Hollywood neighborhood with an assault rifle and barricading himself inside a home in the 11000 block of Hartsook Street on June 9.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Bob Chamberlin / Los Angeles TimesLink
Students evacuate Oakwood School in North Hollywood after reports of an armed man in the area Monday. A man was later taken into custody.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Los Angeles TimesLink
Gaetsno Mastropasqua hugs his daughter in North Hollywood after she was evacuated from Oakwood School. A man with a rifle had barricaded himself inside a nearby home.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles TimesLink
At L.A. City Hall on Monday, B. J. Hawke, an Army veteran looking for a job, takes a selfie with L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti after the announcement of the "10,000 Strong'" Veterans Hiring Initiative, which seeks to employ 10,000 local veterans by 2017.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Al Seib / Los Angeles TimesLink
L.A. Kings defenseman Drew Doughty looks up from the ice as N.Y. Rangers center Brian Boyle stumbles past him during Game 3 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final at New York's Madison Square Garden.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles TimesLink
L.A. Kings fans react outside Staples Center after their team scores against the N.Y. Rangers during Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles TimesLink
Virginia head coach Brian O'Connor gets doused with water by Virginia's Branden Cogswell after the school defeated Maryland 11-2 to win the NCAA Super Regional baseball game in Charlottesville, Va., on Monday.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Steve Helber / Associated PressLink
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer stands with David Ross' K9 partner, Danny, at a regimental funeral June 10 in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada. The officers, David Ross, Douglas Larche and Fabrice Gevaudan, were gunned down June 4 after responding to a report of an armed man in a residential neighborhood in the northwest area of Moncton.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: Andrew Vaughan / The Canadian PressLink
Cheri Rasmussen, left, embraces Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Lt. Roxanne McDaris after a vigil near CiCi's Pizza on June 9 in Las Vegas. The vigil was held to honor two Las Vegas Metropolitan Police officers and a bystander who were killed June 8 at a strip mall.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: John Locher / Associated PressLink
A time exposure image shows a man surfing on the Eisbach River in Munich, Germany, on June 10.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: NICOLAS ARMER / DPALink
Lightning bolts illuminate the sky as they strike near high-voltage power lines in Sehnde, near Hanover, northern Germany, early June 10. Thunderstorms with heavy rains and hail were passing over parts of Germany.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: JULIAN STRATENSCHULTE / dpaLink
Colorful figures of German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832) stand on the campus of the Goethe University in Frankfurt, Germany, on June 10. German artist Ottmar Hoerl created the sculptures in four colors. The 400 figures will be on display on the campus from June 11 to July 20.
PHOTOGRAPH BY: ROLAND HOLSCHNEIDER / DPALink
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