Posted Jul. 5, 2015, 7:05 am
A pile of foam padding that caught fire outside of a Venice warehouse was being investigated by arson detectives, according to authorities.
Posted Jun. 24, 2015, 9:16 am
"Big Brother" begins its 17th season at 8 p.m. tonight in what CBS is billing as the start of the two-night season premiere, with a special guest appearing each night to reveal twists that could affect the cast and viewers.
Posted Jun. 23, 2015, 9:33 am
The Los Angeles City Council is scheduled to take a final vote today on rules for dismantling homeless encampments and removing personal property left on sidewalks and in city parks.
Posted Jun. 13, 2015, 9:33 am
A suspect who remained at the scene was arrested for the suspected stabbing of another man in Venice early today.
Posted Jun. 5, 2015, 7:37 pm
A Colorado man who drove his car on the crowded Venice boardwalk, striking several pedestrians and killing an Italian woman on her honeymoon, was convicted today of second-degree murder and other charges.
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.