Morning Buzz: Monday 1.14.13 crime roundup and Sam Zell

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snow-from-roof-lao.jpgTemperatures in downtown Los Angeles dropped to their coldest point in 23 years Monday morning, hitting 34 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. That is a record low for the date. A homeless man was found dead on a sidewalk in the 300 block of West 1st Street. LAT, CNS

The Chicago Tribune began a four-part series on how Sam Zell's ownership of the paper's parent company, Tribune, went bad and spun into bankruptcy. ChiTrib

The LAPD confirmed Sunday the arrests of three suspected gang members in last week's takeover robbery at the Nordstrom Rack in the Promenade at Howard Hughes Center. LAT, Daily Breeze

Sisters Tanisha and Tamaya Davis, both 31, were struck and killed by a hit and run driver as they fought in the street in the 4200 block of Leimert Boulevard about 3 a.m. Sunday. LAT

CicLAvia will expand in 2013 to reach Venice Beach Wilshire at Fairfax. Curbed LA

In the city of Montebello, Councilman Frank Gomez is seeking a restraining order against the husband of Mayor Christina Cortez, claiming that the man has threatened him with violence. SGV Tribune

Former President Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker today at the first Patient Safety, Science and Technology Summit in Laguna Niguel. KPCC

Photo gallery of LA-area filming locations used in "Gangster Squad." LAT


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