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CRIME/ACCIDENT

Police decided to use force despite absence of immediate threat in Yong Yang case

The response by the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) to the shooting of Korean-American Yong Yang (40), who was suffering from mental illness, highlights...

Calls for fundamental reform to use of firearms by police following death of Yong Yang

The release of bodycam footage related to the shooting death of 40-year-old Yong Yang by an LAPD officer has highlighted issues of excessive use...

Community gathers to mourn and seek justice for Yong Yang, victim of police shooting

The first event to commemorate Yong Yang, a Korean-American man with a mental illness who was shot and killed by an LAPD officer, was...

LAPD releases body cam footage: Officer fired just 8 seconds after opening door

Police body camera footage of the shooting death of Yong Yang, 40, was released on May 16, showing the circumstances surrounding the incident. The...

Fire ravages Korean-American-owned business at Downtown LA’s Jobber Market

A significant fire has devastated a Korean-American business at Jobber Market, a prominent wholesale clothing market in downtown Los Angeles. The Los Angeles Fire Department...

Quick LAPD response thwarts U-Haul escape, arrests man who fired gun in Koreatown

A 51-year-old man is in custody in connection with a shooting in LA Koreatown and police are continuing their investigation of the circumstances surrounding...

Tragic deaths of son and elderly mother in Koreatown leave community in shock

A Korean-American man who took his own life was driven to extreme measures after the death of his elderly mother. Kun Kim, 58, and his...

LAPD searches for fatal pepper-spray man on bus running Koreatown

The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has released a photo and launched a search for a man believed to have used pepper spray during...

Deputies rescue two from burning home, Korean-American senior found dead

A man who died in a house fire in La Cañada on January 30 has been identified as a Korean-American senior. On January 31,...

72 firefighters extinguish Koreatown apartment blaze, one hospitalized

  One person is in the hospital on January 30, recovering from smoke inhalation from a fire at an upper unit at a four-story apartment...