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News, Venice, Fire Department

Authorities Investigate Venice Fire Outside Rose Ave. Warehouse

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.

The 'Big Brother' houseguests include Jace Agolli, a 23-year-old native of Dunwoody, Georgia, who now lives in Venice Beach.

News, Venice, Television

Venice Man To Star In New Season Of "Big Brother" Tonight

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.

Latest news relating to homelessness.

News, Venice, Los Angeles, Homelessness

L.A. City Council To Vote On Dismantling Homeless Encampments

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.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Police Department

Suspect Arrested For Stabbing Man In Front Of James Beach Bar In Venice

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.

Nathan Louis Campbell was convicted of second-degree murder today after driving the 2008 blue Dodge Avenger that barreled down the boardwalk on Aug. 3, 2013.

News, Venice, Courts

Venice Boardwalk Rampage Suspect Convicted Of Second-Degree Murder

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.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Police Department

Man With Gun On Venice Street Turns Out To Be False Alarm

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.

Venice High School.

News, Venice, Police Department

Charges Dropped Against 15 Students In Alleged Venice High Sex Scandal

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.

Latest police news and updates.

News, Venice, Courts

Mentally Ill Transient Files Civil Rights Suit Against LAPD For Alleged Venice Beating

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.

News, Venice, Police Department

Anger Dominates Venice Town Hall Meeting In Wake Of Shooting Death

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.

Brendon Glenn.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice Shooting Death: Community Meeting Tonight Westminster Avenue School

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.

News, Venice, Police Department

Children Missing After Last Being Seen Near Venice On Saturday Return Home

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.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Police Department

Homeless Man, 29, Fatally Shot By LAPD Near Venice Boardwalk Overnight

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.

Nathan Louis Campbell, 39, is charged with murder and other counts for allegedly driving his car down the Venice boardwalk on Aug. 3, 2013.

News, Venice, Courts

Venice Boardwalk Rampage Trial: Husband Of Woman Killed Testifies

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.

Timothy Jacob Reed, 14, and Ashley Montes, 12, were last last seen together near Mark Twain Middle School at 2224 Walgrove Ave. in Venice at around 4pm Saturday.

News, Venice, Police Department

Have You Seen These Two Children Missing From Venice Since Saturday Afternoon?

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.

A 45-foot sailboat was knocked on its side in Venice on Sunday and had its keel broken because of heavy winds.

News, Venice, Beach, Santa Monica

Rescue Teams Dispatched To Venice, Dockweiler To Help Sailboats In Distress

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.

Enjoy free drinks, food and art at the launch party for Yo! Venice at gallery tonight.

News, Venice, Seven Days

Yo! Venice Launch Party Tonight; Free & Open To The Public At Gallery

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.

A man in his mid-20s today accepted what to turned out to be an expensive dare from friends at Venice Beach.

News, Venice, Police Department

Skinny Dipping Dare Ends With Citation After Man Jumps Off Venice Beach Pier

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.

Latest police news and updates.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice Assault Suspect Who Attacked Woman With Skateboard Released On Bail

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.

The ParkMe App, which has been operating in Santa Monica, has expanded to more locations on Westside.

News, Venice, Santa Monica, Parking

ParkMe App Currently Used In Santa Monica Expands To Venice, Hollywood

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.

News, Venice, Police Department

Cow's End Cafe Owner Loses Fingertip After Transient Attack

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.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice High Parents Show Dissatisfaction At Meeting Discussing Recent Arrests

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.

News, Venice, Police Department

12th Teenage Boy Surrenders To Police Regarding Venice High Sexual Assault Allegations

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.

News, Venice, Police Department

Police Continue Search For Four Male Suspects In Venice High Sex Scandal

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.

News, Venice, Police Department

Venice High Sex Scandal: 14 Male Students Accused Of Sexual Assault

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.

Latest police, crime and courts news.

News, Venice, Police Department

Drunk Driver Crashes Into Seven Parked Vehicles In Venice

Posted Mar. 12, 2015, 8:27 am

A motorist was arrested today for allegedly crashing into seven parked vehicles in Venice, police said.

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