Posted May. 25, 2015, 9:50 am
Reports of a man with a gun on a Venice Street turned out to be false alarm, but a suspect was taken into custody for disorderly conduct, police said today.
Posted May. 21, 2015, 8:39 am
Los Angeles County prosecutors declined to file charges against more than a dozen Venice High School students who were suspected of being members of a ring that allegedly sexually assaulted a pair of girls both on and off campus, it was announced Wednesday.
Posted May. 20, 2015, 9:26 am
A civil rights lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of a mentally ill transient alleges he was beaten last summer on the Venice Beach boardwalk by Los Angeles Police Department officers who used excessive force against him.
Posted May. 8, 2015, 6:17 am
Anger dominated a town hall meeting at a Venice elementary school Thursday night about the fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man near the famed Venice Beach boardwalk.
Posted May. 7, 2015, 8:14 am
Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and the union representing the LAPD rank-and-file find themselves deeply at odds today over the officer-involved shooting death of an unarmed homeless man in Venice, with the union livid over Beck's suggestion that it was excessive.
Posted May. 6, 2015, 9:26 am
The 14-year-old boy and 12-year-old girl who who went missing in the Venice area over the weekend "left and returned on their own free will," a Los Angeles police sergeant said Tuesday.
Posted May. 6, 2015, 9:07 am
Surveillance video that captured the fatal police shooting of a homeless man in Venice shows a "physical altercation" between the man and two officers, but an investigation into the shooting is still in its infancy, police Chief Charlie Beck said today.
Posted May. 5, 2015, 9:17 am
An Italian man whose newlywed wife was struck and killed by a car driven onto the Venice boardwalk testified Monday that the motorist gave no warning as he weaved down the crowded tourist destination.
Posted May. 4, 2015, 9:45 am
Authorities today continued their efforts to find two children who went missing near a school in Venice on Saturday.
Posted May. 4, 2015, 9:36 am
Rescue teams on Sunday afternoon aided a boat on its side in Venice and quickly afterward had to get to a wayward vessel in Dockweiler State Beach drifting close to the shore, fire officials said.
Posted Apr. 23, 2015, 9:39 am
Mirror Media Group, publisher of the Santa Monica Mirror, is hosting a community launch party tonight to celebrate the launch of its latest print publication, Yo! Venice.
Posted Apr. 16, 2015, 9:39 am
A man in his mid-20s today accepted what to turned out to be an expensive dare from friends at Venice Beach.
Posted Mar. 31, 2015, 9:45 am
An 18-year-old man suspected of assaulting a woman with a skateboard in Venice was released on bail, authorities said Monday.
Posted Mar. 24, 2015, 11:19 am
A smartphone app that has been guiding drivers to open parking spaces in Santa Monica is being expanded to Venice and Hollywood today.
Posted Mar. 23, 2015, 10:04 am
A 31-year-old man suspected of biting off the fingertip of a Venice cafe owner was behind bars today.
Posted Mar. 19, 2015, 8:43 am
Some parents expressed dissatisfaction with what they heard Wednesday night from Los Angeles Unified School District officials at a community meeting at Venice High School to discuss the recent arrest of one dozen students suspected of taking part in sexual assaults of two girls.
Posted Mar. 18, 2015, 9:46 am
A 12th teenage boy who was allegedly part of a group of 14 accused of sexually assaulting two girls who attend Venice High School surrendered to police Tuesday.
Posted Mar. 16, 2015, 9:25 am
Police today continued a search for four male suspects who allegedly were part of a group of 14 teenage boys accused of sexually assaulting two girls who attend at Venice High School.
Posted Mar. 13, 2015, 1:59 pm
Police today arrested nine male Venice High School students suspected in a series of sexual assaults involving two of their female classmates.
Posted Mar. 12, 2015, 8:27 am
A motorist was arrested today for allegedly crashing into seven parked vehicles in Venice, police said.
Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 8:11 am
A gang member was sentenced on Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the shooting deaths of two young men at a Venice-area park.
Posted Feb. 12, 2015, 8:09 am
A woman was robbed of cellular phones and a wallet in a home-invasion robbery in Venice, police said today.
Posted Jan. 31, 2015, 10:04 am
Los Angeles City Councilman Mike Bonin said Thursday some taxes collected in Venice should be kept in the area to pay for more parking spaces and restrooms, affordable housing and other projects to improve the beach community and tourist destination.
Posted Jan. 28, 2015, 9:16 am
Venice High School will be fast-tracked under Superintendent Ramon Cortines’ plan to renovate 11 campuses across the Los Angeles Unified School District, it was reported today.
Posted Jan. 2, 2015, 9:10 am
A six-inch water main in Venice ruptured New Year's Day and utility crews were working to restore service to about 50 customers, according to the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power.