Los Angeles City Council members seeking citywide plan to combat street takeovers

Los Angeles City Council members seeking citywide plan to combat street takeovers

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — Los Angeles could have a citywide plan to address street takeovers, with five City Council members filing a motion Wednesday seeking reports and analysis for a multi-year work plan and funding strategy. In the last eight months, at least six people have died during or near street takeovers in Los Angeles, … Read more

South Los Angeles: Street takeover ends with man being rushed to hospital

South Los Angeles: Street takeover ends with man being rushed to hospital

SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A man was rushed to the hospital after he was injured during a street takeover overnight in South Los Angeles, authorities said. In video obtained by Eyewitness News, a large crowd was seen taking over an intersection, watching drivers perform donuts. Footage shows the crowd suddenly dispersing. Several people were … Read more

Video Shows Chaotic Compton Street Takeover – NBC Los Angeles

Video Shows Chaotic Compton Street Takeover – NBC Los Angeles

A street takeover brought huge crowds, fireworks, and at least one person willing to climb to the top of a street sign to a Compton neighborhood Sunday night. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputies were alerted to the incident at Caldwell Street and Wilmington Avenue around 1:30 a.m. overnight into Monday. Roughly 200 people were present, … Read more

Street takeovers: Push for more legislation against ‘vehicle sideshows’ emerges after 7 were shut down in San Fernando Valley

Street takeovers: Push for more legislation against ‘vehicle sideshows’ emerges after 7 were shut down in San Fernando Valley

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A Southern California assemblymember is hoping to get a bill back in the works that would criminalize street takeovers after seven were shut down in a single night last week. The Los Angeles Police Department said there were seven street takeovers in total across the San Fernando Valley on … Read more

Dozens arrested after multiple street takeovers break out across San Fernando Valley – CBS Los Angeles

Dozens arrested after multiple street takeovers break out across San Fernando Valley – CBS Los Angeles

Dozens arrested after multiple street takeovers break out across San Fernando Valley  CBS Los Angeles Police shut down street takeover in Sun Valley  KTLA Los Angeles San Fernando Valley street takeovers: Video shows crowd fleeing after LAPD, CHP arrive to shut down event  KABC-TV Crowd disperses as LAPD swoops in to break up Granada Hills street takeover | … Read more

Cars Impounded in LA Street Takeovers – NBC Los Angeles

Cars Impounded in LA Street Takeovers – NBC Los Angeles

Authorities broke up at least three large street takeovers and impounded vehicle Thursday night in the north San Fernando Valley and Compton. Officers were called at 9:10 p.m. to Roscoe Boulevard and Coldwater Canyon Avenue in the Sun Valley-North Hollywood area. A large crowd of spectators blocked the intersection Thursday night as drivers attempted to … Read more

LAPD, CHP shut down 2 street takeovers in the San Fernando Valley

LAPD, CHP shut down 2 street takeovers in the San Fernando Valley

GRANADA HILLS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Two street takeovers in the San Fernando Valley were shut down by police Thursday night. AIR7 HD was over the scene as Los Angeles police swooped in to shut down one such incident in Granada Hills just before 11:20 p.m. Video showed dozens of people running from the area … Read more