Posted Jul. 20, 2015, 10:38 am
LAPD set-up a police perimeter at about 8 am this morning (July 20) surrounding the area of Grand Canal Ct. and Alberta Ave. in Venice after reports of a man with a gun.
Posted Jul. 16, 2015, 10:05 am
A man who was shot by Los Angeles police after allegedly advancing on officers with a knife at a Venice coffeehouse on Monday has died, authorities said today.
Posted Jul. 16, 2015, 8:32 am
Authorities today sought public help to find a burglar who stole an iPhone from a Venice residence but who accidentally took a selfie video that the owner was able to access remotely, police said.
Posted Jul. 14, 2015, 10:44 am
With only a narrow white fence hinting at its presence, retailer Aust is a discovery within itself. The long, narrow, and cobbled pathway leads to an unlikely clothing storefront of a roofless sanctuary connected by two showrooms.
Posted Jul. 13, 2015, 2:49 pm
Police shot a man in the patio of a coffeehouse in Venice on Monday afternoon after he brandished a knife.
Posted Jul. 13, 2015, 9:38 am
A 44-year-old woman died and two other people were hospitalized in critical condition after apparently overdosing on GHB, commonly known as the "club drug" or "date rape" drug, at Venice Beach just before sunrise today.
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.