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Driver in custody after car chase

PACOIMA - A driver who eluded police for about a half-hour and escaped several attempts to stop him was taken into custody Monday, authorities said.

The pursuit began at around 3:05 p.m. when a driver allegedly attempted to hit Los Angeles School The Los Angeles School of Urbanism is an academic movement emerged during the mid-1980s, loosely based at the University of Southern California and UCLA, that poses a challenge to the dominant Chicago School of Urbanism.  Police Department officers with a black late-model Impala impala, species of antelope, Aepyceros melampus, closely related to the gazelle and found in the savannah and bush country of E and S Africa. It is the antelope most commonly depicted in illustrations and in motion pictures. , said Sgt. Aaron Pisarzewicz of the school police.

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 attempted four times unsuccessfully to (stop the driver with their patrol cars) and eventually put spike strips down," Pisarzewicz said.

The pursuit ended and the man was taken into custody at Laurel Canyon Boulevard Laurel Canyon Boulevard is a major street in the city of Los Angeles, California. It starts off at Polk Street in Sylmar in the northern San Fernando Valley near the junction of the San Diego (Interstate 405) and the Golden State Freeways (Interstate 5).  and Paxton Street, the same intersection the pursuit began, Pisarzewicz said.

-- Daily News

Candidates set for first debate

VAN NUYS -- Several challengers will face off with four incumbents of the Los Angeles Community College District The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the community college district serving Los Angeles, California and some of its neighboring cities. In addition to typical college aged students, the LACCD also serves adults of all ages.  board today in the first debate before elections on March 6.

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, a 58-year-old cancer center coordinator from Los Angeles, Roy Burns, 60, of Reseda, a retired deputy sheriff, and Hector Gurule, a 32-year-old computer consultant from Alhambra.

They are hoping to unseat two-term members Mona Field, Warren Furutani, Georgia Mercer and Sylvia Scott-Hayes.

The League of Women Voters League of Women Voters, voluntary public service organization of U.S. citizens. Organized in 1920 in Chicago as an outgrowth of the National American Woman Suffrage Association, it had as its original nucleus the leaders of the latter organization.  will hold the debate, which will begin at 1 p.m. inside the media center at Los Angeles Valley College, 5800 Fulton Ave., Van Nuys.

-- Daily News

Teenage boy dies after SUV crash

SIMI VALLEY -- A 17-year-old boy was killed when his vehicle spun out of control and rolled on top of him after he was partially ejected, authorities said Monday.

Daniel Crane died about 2:45 a.m. Sunday when his sport utility vehicle crashed on Sycamore Drive near Morley Street. Four other teens in the car were injured, none seriously.

Crane was speeding when he lost control of the vehicle, which rolled onto the passenger side, slid sideways, struck a curb and flipped onto the driver's side, police said.

-- Daily News

Injured hiker is rescued

BURBANK -- An injured hiker was rescued Monday in Wildwood Canyon Park in the Verdugo Mountains, north of Burbank, a fire official said.

The man was reportedly in moderate condition as paramedics carried him off, according to KCAL (Channel 9), but his condition could not be immediately confirmed by the fire department.

-- City News Service




This police car was damaged Monday at Van Nuys and Laurel Canyon boulevards in Pacoima during a chase of a suspect.

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Date:Feb 20, 2007

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