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Demonstrator Arrested On Arson Charges After Burning Flag Outside Federal Building
As pro and anti-Trump demonstrators faced off early Monday afternoon, an individual was arrested on arson charges for burning a small American flag outside of the federal building downtown. LAPD Officer Liliana Preciado confirmed to LAist that one individual had been arrested on arson charges for burning a flag, but did not yet have any further information. The L.A. Times reports that the individual was escorted away from the crowd by LAPD officers.
#LAPD says one arrest on suspicion of arson for flag burning at pro/anti-Trump protest. @KNX1070 pic.twitter.com/94ahnm5FVF— Claudia Peschiutta (@ReporterClaudia) May 1, 2017
KNX's Claudia Peschiutta reported on Twitter that there had been "lots of anger and threats/taunts" as the May Day marchers and pro-Trump counter-protesters faced off near City Hall. Tens of thousands of Angelenos took part in May Day marches, the largest of which began at noon at MacArthur Park. All of the marches are headed to the same end point outside of City Hall. Mayor Eric Garcetti is among those expected to address the crowd at 2 p.m.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.