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Pictures in the News | December 11, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 11, 2014

Posted On: 9:27 a.m. | December 11, 2014

Thursday's Pictures in the News begins in SoCal, where more than 20 members of a federal team that handles arson investigations will “spare no expense” in rooting out the cause of Monday’s massive fire in downtown Los Angeles. View Post»

Welcome to Hoodslam

Welcome to Hoodslam

Posted On: 4:00 a.m. | December 11, 2014

Inside the Oakland Metro Opera House, the floors are sticky and the air is hazy with several kinds of smoke. As if on cue, hundreds of people raise their middle fingers at a muscle-bound bro standing on stage in ripped jeans and an orange wig, while he pours a bottle of Jack down bystanders’ throats. Welcome to Hoodslam. View Post»

L.A. Times photo balloon floats away

L.A. Times photo balloon floats away

Posted On: 12:17 a.m. | December 11, 2014

Los Angeles Times aerial photography project interrupted by lost balloon. View Post»

Pictures in the News | Dec. 10, 2014

Pictures in the News | Dec. 10, 2014

Posted On: 10:46 a.m. | December 10, 2014

In Wednesday's Pictures in the News, Kobe Bryant warms up before a game against the Kings while wearing a T-shirt saying "I can't breathe" in reference to the death of Eric Garner in New York, who died after police put him in a chokehold while he was being arrested for selling loose cigarettes. Los Angeles: A firetruck cruises along Temple Street in front of the Da Vinci Apartments, which... View Post»

Griffith Park goose
  • Frank Q. Brown / Los Angeles Times

Griffith Park goose

Posted On: 12:12 a.m. | December 10, 2014

Lori Anne Longworth, 18 months, meets Mike the Goose at Griffith Park Children's Zoo. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 9, 2014
  • Noah Berger / Associated Press

Pictures in the News | December 9, 2014

Posted On: 11:32 a.m. | December 9, 2014

Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in Berkeley, Calif., where Protesters rallying against police violence block both directions of Interstate 80. As many as 1,500 people demonstrated, and arrests rose to 159 as protests turned violent for a third night in a row. View Post»

Clown hauled in for old $25 jay-walking ticket
  • Nelson Tiffany / Los Angeles Times

Clown hauled in for old $25 jay-walking ticket

Posted On: 12:14 a.m. | December 9, 2014

Cymbol-Pathetique, the clown, is escorted to the Wilshire police station by officer Al Hogan for old $25 jay-walking ticket. View Post»

Pictures in the News | December 8, 2014

Pictures in the News | December 8, 2014

Posted On: 10:21 a.m. | December 8, 2014

In Monday's Pictures in the News, firefighters spray water on hot spots after a massive fire in downtown Los Angeles early Monday engulfed an apartment tower under construction, damaged two other buildings and left freeways and roads closed. Carson: Galaxy players celebrate with the MLS Cup after winning the championship game against the New England Revolution at StubHub Center in Carson. ... View Post»


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