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Defendant sentenced for death in Koreatown

Defendant sentenced for death in Koreatown

A 67-year-old defendant entered a guilty plea on July 21 for the killing of a Koreatown resident found beaten to death in his apartment. Deputy District Attorney Sabrina Corsa said the defendant, Roy Lee Adams, pleaded guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter and admitted to three prior convictions for which he received state prison [...] [...more]

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EMC Seafood & Raw Bar: Heaven on the half shell

EMC Seafood & Raw Bar: Heaven on the half shell

From the minute the Koreatown restaurant opened last summer, the place has been jumping. A chic, modern space, filled with hipsters, families, even fifty-somethings, the popular raw bar and seafood eatery draws patrons of all ages and ethnicities. And why not? Who wouldn’t want to feel part of the “in-crowd” – those in the know [...] [...more]

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Former city inspector sentenced to prison

Former city inspector sentenced to prison

A former inspector with the Los Angeles Department of Building and Safety (LADBS) was sentenced on March 24 to 30 months in federal prison for taking more than $30,000 in bribes in relation to at least a dozen properties in and around the Koreatown District of Los Angeles. Samuel In, 66, of Glendale, a 37-year [...] [...more]

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Victim critically injured in Koreatown shooting

Victim critically injured in Koreatown shooting

Police are releasing few details about a shooting in Koreatown on Feb. 16 that left a man in critical condition. The shooting occurred at approximately 2:10 a.m. near a supermarket in the 3300 block of W. 8th St. The unidentified victim was reportedly on foot when he was approached by an unknown suspect who shot [...] [...more]

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Murder suspect stopped by victim’s son

Murder suspect stopped by victim’s son

A man was fatally shot and two women were injured while sitting inside a vehicle at approximately 12:20 a.m. on Feb. 9 in the 600 block of Shatto Place in Koreatown. Police quickly arrested the suspected gunman after the decedent’s son, who was sitting in a car behind his father’s vehicle when the shooting occurred, [...] [...more]

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D.A. files charges in Koreatown homicide case

D.A. files charges in Koreatown homicide case

Prosecutors from the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office on Monday filed one count of murder against a suspect who is alleged to have beaten to death a Koreatown resident in his apartment. The suspect, Roy Lee Adams, 66, pleaded not guilty on Dec. 30 at the Los Angeles County Superior Court, Foltz Criminal Justice [...] [...more]

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Police arrest murder suspect in Hollywood

Police arrest murder suspect in Hollywood

A 19-year-old Hollywood resident has been arrested and charged with murdering a victim last weekend in an apartment in Koreatown. The suspect, Merdan Haydarov, was taken into custody on Nov. 23. He was arraigned on Wednesday on one charge of murder with special circumstances, and is being held without bail. The victim, Randall Scott Kreeger, [...] [...more]

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LAPD cracks down on illegal gambling ring in Koreatown

LAPD cracks down on illegal gambling ring in Koreatown

The Los Angeles Police Department’s Asian Crime Unit served search warrants on Sept. 17 at seven locations in Koreatown where illegal gambling was allegedly occurring. Ten suspects were cited for illegal possession of a slot machine — a misdemeanor — and 35 slot machines were confiscated. The Asian Crime Unit, which is part of the [...] [...more]

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LAPD seeks help in finding serial robbery suspect

LAPD seeks help in finding serial robbery suspect

A suspect who has been dubbed the “Asian Wig Bandit” is being sought by investigators from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Robbery Homicide Division, Robbery Special Section. A reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest and conviction. The suspect is responsible for 19 robberies — including four in Koreatown — since last [...] [...more]

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Mouthwatering M Grill

Mouthwatering M Grill

Venturing into Koreatown last weekend, I was eager to take some friends to M Grill. It’s not a Korean-style restaurant, but a Brazilian Steakhouse with a fresh produce bar, hot buffet and over 18 cuts of meat. Plus they serve great cocktails, beer and wine. We were happily surprised to find free parking in the [...] [...more]

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