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Man killed while walking across 91 Freeway in Bellflower
BELLFLOWER — A man was struck by a vehicle as he attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of the Artesia (91) Freeway in Bellflower, authorities said Tuesday. About 9:30 p.m. Monday, the California Highway Patrol began receiving reports of a pedestrian walking on the right shoulder and attempting to c
UFC cancels Jan. 26 PPV in Anaheim, moves UFC 233 to ‘later date’
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) won’t be able to pull a rabbit from its proverbial hat, much like it did for UFC 230, as no main event has been secured for the upcoming UFC 233 pay-per-view (PPV) event, scheduled for Jan. 26 inside Honda Center in Anaheim, California.
Take a walking tour of Fourth Street in Redlands
The Redlands Area Historical Society offers a walking tour of Fourth Street Saturday, Dec. 15. The tour begins at 10 a.m. at West Cypress Avenue and Fourth Street. Participants will walk down the even-numbered side of Fourth Street to Fern Avenue, then cross to the odd-numbered side of the street an
3 arrested in Fountain Valley may be linked to multiple car thefts, police say
Three Bellflower men arrested Monday may have been involved in multiple vehicle burglaries in Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley, police said. Officers responding to a call on Hudson River Circle in Fountain Valley saw a man pulling on a car door handle at about 1:15 a.m. Monday, police said.
2 Nuns Suspected in $500,000 Theft From Catholic School Had a Taste for Gambling, Church Says
The nuns liked to gamble. Their parish learned that the hard way. It wasn’t until Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and Sister Lana Chang retired earlier this year from their jobs as principal and vice-principal of St. James Catholic School in Torrance, Calif., that the church stumbled upon what official
Pedestrian Crossing Artesia Freeway Struck, Killed
A man was struck by a vehicle as he attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of the Artesia (91) Freeway in Bellflower, authorities said Tuesday. About 9:30 p.m. Monday, the California Highway Patrol began receiving reports of a pedestrian walking on the right shoulder and attempting to cross the east
Driver Sought in East L.A. Hit-and-Run That Killed 74-Year-Old Grandmother
Investigators asked for the public's help Tuesday identifying the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in East Los Angeles. Matiana "Maty" Jimenez, 74, died in the collision that happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday on Whittier Boulevard and Williamson Avenue.
Sheriff's Deputy Charged With Killing Motorist at Norwalk Gas Station
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday with voluntary manslaughter for an on-duty fatal shooting of an unarmed motorist two years ago at a convenience store gas station in Norwalk, prosecutors said.
76-year-old with dementia goes missing in Lakewood
Isiah Nichols was last seen at 9:30 a.m. Monday at his home in the 6100 block of Tanglewood Street, according to Deputy Tracy Koerner of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Puppy Found Severely Abused in Long Beach Trash Bin; Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest
Long Beach police are searching for the person responsible for severely abusing a puppy and leaving it to die in a dumpster over the weekend, authorities said. The 1-year-old Maltese-poodle-terrier mix was found inside a kitchen garbage bag in a dumpster on the 1100 block of Walnut in Long Beach, ac
Two Nuns Allegedly Embezzle Roughly Half a Million Dollars. You'll Never Guess Where They Went.
Two nuns, one the principal and one a teacher at a Catholic school in Torrance, California, allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 from the school’s tuition, fees and donations — and spent much of it gambling in Las Vegas.
Sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter after on-duty shooting death of unarmed man who hit him with car
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy accused of killing an unarmed man who apparently hit him with a car during a 2016 stop in Norwalk surrendered to authorities on Tuesday after pleading not guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
Music events worth seeking out in Anaheim this week
If you love live music, there's no time like the present when it comes to getting out and about in Anaheim. From a rockstar performance to a holiday chorus to a country sensation, here are the local shows worth checking out this week.
2 Nuns Accused Of Embezzling $500K,Gambling Spree
via usatoday.com A pair of Nuns have been accused of embezzling nearly $500,000 from St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California, The The Archdiocese of Los Angeles said their former Principal Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and her accomplice Sister Lana Chang, stole a "substantial" amount of sc
Deputies seek help finding 11-year-old girl last seen in Cerritos
CERRITOS — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Monday sought the public’s help in locating an 11-year-old girl who was last seen Friday at the Cerritos Towne Center.
1 dead, 3 hurt in Bellflower crash that included 6 cars
The incident was reported at about 6:30 p.m. at 17829 S. Lakewood Blvd., which is a couple of blocks south of Artesia Boulevard. Of the six cars involved, four were parked, said Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department spokeswoman Kimberly Alexander.
Nuns Accused of Embezzling at Least $500,000 in Funds from Southern California Church-School to Gamble in Las Vegas
Two longtime nuns at St. James Catholic School in Torrance allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations, perhaps spending some of the money on trips and gambling at casinos while telling parents the school was operating on a shoestring budget, officials and parents told the
A Struggling Desert Town Bets Its Future on Pot
NEEDLES, Calif. — Jeff Williams, the incoming mayor of this small desert city near the Arizona border, arrested a lot of people for selling marijuana in his days as a county sheriff. He voted against legalizing the stuff in a 2016 statewide referendum.
5 New Houses For Sale In The Long Beach Area
LONG BEACH, CA — Looking for a new home, and want to get a better feel for what's available near you? Perhaps you could use some help in your search? Not to worry! To keep you in the game, we've got the latest batch of five new listings nearby.
Police Shoot Rifle-Wielding Auto Theft Suspect in Torrance
Police shot and killed an auto theft suspect who they say confronted them with a rifle in the parking lot of a Torrance grocery store on Sunday night. The officer-involved shooting took place about 8 p.m. outside of Ralph's, 1770 Carson Street, according to Torrance Police Department Sgt. Ronald Har