1 Killed, 3 Injured in Multi-Car Accident on Olympic Boulevard [Koreatown, CA]
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by Maria Mallat
9h ago
Three-Vehicle Pileup near Hoover Street Left Multiple Casualties KOREATOWN, CA (February 2, 2023) – Early Tuesday morning, a multi-vehicle crash on Olympic Boulevard left one person dead and three injured. The fatal incident happened around 1:45 a.m. near Hoover Street in Los Angeles in the Koreatown neighborhood. According to the LAPD, a southbound vehicle on Hoover Street collided with another vehicle traveling on Olympic Boulevard.  As a result, the second vehicle collided with a third car. Responding officials declared the driver of the second vehicle died at the scene. However, his n ..read more
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LGBTQ+ People Aren’t Criminals, but Must Choose Between Sexuality and God
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by Ivy Cosca
9h ago
The Catholic Church and the LGBTQ+ community don’t exactly have the best “relationship.” Even if the pope we have today is by far the most tolerant, Pope Francis recently told the Associated Press that homosexuality isn’t a crime — but is still an act of sin, according to him. In most cases, it’s easy to boycott a business when they don’t support the LGBTQ+ community, but members of the group who are Catholic often find themselves having to choose between sexuality and God. LGBTQ+ vs. The Catholic Church Catholicism has always been one of the major religions in the country. It’s estimated that ..read more
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Gustavo Garcia Pronounced Dead after Motorcycle Crash on Laurel Road [Oakley, CA]
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by Maria Mallat
14h ago
Motorcycle Accident near Mellwood Drive Left One Fatality OAKLEY, CA (February 2, 2023) – Early Sunday morning, police responded to a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of Gustavo Garcia. It happened at about 3:10 a.m., January 29th, at the intersection of Laurel Road and Mellowood Drive. According to police, 48-year-old Garcia was speeding with his motorcycle when a vehicle pulled out from Mellowood Drive onto Laurel Road. Consequently, Garcia struck the vehicle and was sent up at least 100 yards away from his motorcycle. Furthermore, responding officers and paramedics pronounced Garcia d ..read more
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That Retro Show: The Return of Velma, Willow and ‘Hanging Out’ in the Basement
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by Erin Maxwell
14h ago
Streaming services, cable TV and Primetime television are fighting for your viewership now more than ever. UNBINGED is here to help you weed through it all, with reviews of the latest shows that highlight what we love, what we hate and what we love to hate-watch, too.  As a new year of entertainment gets underway, TV is once again looking back. Revamps, rehashes, and remakes are nothing new, of course. When done right, they’re an easy win for networks, streaming services and the audience. But if done wrong, they become the ire of fans who feel like their memories have been toyed with, and ..read more
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Two Dead after Big Rig Crash on Interstate 10 [Indio, CA]
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by Maria Mallat
16h ago
Fiery SUV-Big Rig Crash on Interstate 10, Just West of Hayfield Road Left 2 Fatalities INDIO, CA (February 2, 2023) – Early Monday morning, a fiery big-rig crash on Interstate 10, near Chiriaco Summit, left two people dead. The incident happened on January 30th, at around 4:15 a.m., just west of Hayfield Road. According to reports, a Subaru was traveling in the westbound lanes of Interstate 10, when it became disabled. Shortly after, a big rig struck the Subaru from behind, pushing it into the center median, and causing it to catch fire. First responders to the site of the crash pronounced two ..read more
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‘Disgusting’: BLM Critical Of Mayor Bass’ Support Of LAPD Chief
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by Isai Rocha
16h ago
Black Lives Matter, Los Angeles (BLM-LA) criticized Los Angeles Mayor Karen Bass’ support of newly reappointed LAPD Chief Michel Moore. After spending years asking for Moore to be removed as Chief and placing blame for violent police incidents on his shoulders, BLM-LA made a more vocal push when Moore declared he wanted to serve a second term. “This is disgusting,” BLM-LA wrote in a Twitter post addressing Bass’ decision to support Moore. “[Karen Bass] just announced that she will reappoint Chief Michel Moore, who has misled LAPD as the most murderous department in the entire nation. This afte ..read more
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Bangkok Dispensaries Are Opening Up Shop Quick
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by Jimi Devine
16h ago
Over the last few months, L.A. Weekly has spent more time in Bangkok, Thailand covering the developing cannabis scene than anyone. Thailand took the international cannabis scene by storm last June when it announced it would be decriminalizing cannabis after having first made a move to legalize medical cannabis in 2018. Thais were initially suspect of decrim, but once they saw the government start letting people out of prison for cannabis offenses, they knew it was about to be on.  And boy was it. In the months since it’s now estimated that Bangkok has opened north of 700 to 800 dispensari ..read more
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Two Hurt in Multi-Vehicle Crash on Melrose Avenue [Los Angeles, CA]
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by Maria Mallat
18h ago
Multi-Vehicle Crash on Melrose Avenue Left Two LAPD Officers and One Other Injured LOS ANGELES, CA (February 2, 2023) – Tuesday afternoon, two officers sustained injuries after a multi-vehicle crash on Melrose Avenue. The incident happened at around 2:30 a.m., at the intersection of Melrose Avenue and Western Avenue. According to the report, two officers inside a police SUV were responding to an emergency call. For reasons currently unclear, the SUV collided with another vehicle. A third vehicle became involved but it the extent of the involvement is unknown at this time. The impact of th ..read more
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Lawrence Charles Williamson Killed in Pedestrian Crash on Balzar Avenue [Las Vegas, NV]
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by Maria Mallat
19h ago
35-Year-Old Man Dies in Pedestrian Accident near North Martin Luther King Boulevard LAS VEGAS, NV (February 2, 2023) – Tuesday night, a pedestrian crash on Balzar Avenue claimed the life of Lawrence Charles Williamson. The accident took place on January 24th, at around 8:40 p.m., near North Martin Luther King Boulevard. According to reports, Williamson was walking on the east side of Martin Luther King Boulevard. He crossed to the west side of the street, into the path of an oncoming Chevrolet Colorado. The Chevrolet, driven by 37-year-old Michael Florio, struck the pedestrian. The impact of t ..read more
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Timothy Schultz, Christopher Teagardin Killed after Stolen Car Crash on South Alvarado Street [Panorama City, CA]
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by Maria Mallat
19h ago
2 Killed after Their Vehicle is Struck by a Stolen Car PANORAMA CITY, CA (February 2, 2023) – Tuesday night, Timothy Schultz and Christopher Teagardin were killed after a police pursuit that ended in a car crash. Initially, the car chase started at around 7:48 p.m., near the 1000 block of South Alvarado Street, near Olympic Boulevard. According to reports, officers spotted a stolen black Toyota Tacoma in the area. Police began pursuit, causing the driver of the stolen Tacoma to perform evasive maneuvers to get away. As it was speeding north on Woodman Avenue, the Tacoma struck a Honda Civic. T ..read more
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