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LAPD’s Bad Guesstimate Caused the Destructive Fireworks Explosion in South L.A.

According the ATF, officers vastly overloaded the containment vessel used for what was supposed to be a controlled detonation
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The LAPD’s ‘Controlled’ Fireworks Detonation Is Still Echoing Through South Central

As residents try to pick up the pieces, their councilman says he believes there was a 'level of negligence' on the part of police
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Video Captures the Moment Illegal Fireworks Blew Up an LAPD Vehicle in South L.A.

A controlled detonation inside a bomb squad vehicle went awry on Wednesday evening, injuring 17 people
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Last March, a Photographer Chartered a Helicopter and Captured an Invisible Crisis

Photographer Stuart Palley has spent his career shooting disasters like fires and earthquakes. COVID-19 was different
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As Wildfires Ravage the State, the Dark Side of the California Dream Slinks Out of the Shadows

Fires have always loomed large over the California landscape—both a cleansing promise and an obliterating threat. But like so much else these days, they suddenly seem out of control

A Former Administration Official Says Trump Told FEMA to Withhold California Fire Relief Out of Spite

In a video endorsing Joe Biden, Republican Miles Taylor details the "terrifying" things he saw during his two years at the Department of Homeland Security
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UPDATE: Saturday’s DTLA Explosion Is the Subject of a ‘Significant’ Arson Investigation

A dozen LAFD firefighters were injured, but all are expected to survive
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Barbecues, Weights, and Lots of Wine: Here’s What Angelenos Are Buying Up These Days

Several weeks into the stay-at-home order, panic buying has settled down—but local grocery, hardware, and big-box clerks offer a glimpse at our pandemic purchasing habits
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Coronavirus Has Inspired a Run on Guns in Los Angeles

Locals lining up to purchase firearms amid the coronavirus outbreak—many of them first-time buyers—have everything from the L.A. riots to 'The Walking Dead' on their minds

A Party Venue’s Busted Floor Sends Rowdy Rich Kids Spilling Into the Streets of Brentwood

Neighbors complained of blocked traffic, kids screaming from their Beamers, and more on Friday night