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Catholic nuns embezzled $500k to go gamble in Vegas
The California-based sisters allegedly embezzled the money from fees, donations, and tuition belonging to St. James Catholic School. The Long Beach Press-Telegram reports that the nuns had told parents that the school in Torrance was operating on a shoestring budget.
At Least One Dead in Officer Involved Shooting at Ralph's in Torrance
At least person appeared to be pronounced dead at the scene of an officer involved shooting in Torrance at a Ralph's grocery store on Sunday. The shooting occurred on the 1700 block of Carson Street, and no officers were injured in the shooting, according to Torrance Police's Twitter account.
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.
Lakers Trade Rumors: Trevor Ariza Being Discussed in Possible 3-Way Deal
The Los Angeles Lakers reportedly have their eye on Phoenix Suns swingman Trevor Ariza. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.com, the Purple and Gold "are engaged" in trade discussions in an effort to land Ariza. Both sides are attempting to finalize a three-team deal that would give Phoenix "a p
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
RECAP: Chargers improve to 10-3; Big matchup with Chiefs ahead on TNF
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Chargers had every reason to be susceptible to a trap game against Cincinnati. The Chargers were coming off an emotional, come-from-behind victory against Pittsburgh last Sunday and a key AFC West showdown at Kansas City was fast approaching.
Shooter In Long Beach Woman's Death Arrested: Report
LONG BEACH, CA - Police have arrested a 42-year-old man in connection to the shooting death last weekend of a 24-year-old Long Beach woman. Anna Marie Perez was out with her friends early in the morning Dec. 1 when she was shot. Two men nearby were having a fight when one of them opened fire. Police
Paul Daugherty: The Cincinnati Bengals showed up against the LA Chargers. Does that matter?
CARSON, Cal. – This time of year in this kind of seasons brings out the cynic in all of you. A Bengals loss is not as inevitable as your wishing for one. Admit it. Your thinking is, every Bengals L is another stick of furniture in the Marvin moving van. It doesn’t often work that way in Bengaldom, b
Man missing from Glendora care facility could be headed to Torrance, police say
Glendora police are asking for the public’s help finding a man who went missing from a care facility in the city. Todd Cook, 57, was last seen at the Glendora Grand Care Facility at 805 W. Arrow Highway on Saturday, Dec. 8 at around 5:30 p.m.
Bengals' improvement in loss to Chargers comes far too late
CARSON, Calif. -- The Cincinnati Bengals played the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday in a way that fans have been begging to see for weeks, but the outcome was exactly the same. The Bengals (5-8) secured their third straight non-winning season after a 26-21 loss to the Chargers despite showing an atti
Say What Now? Nuns Accused Of Embezzling Half A Million Dollars From Catholic School To Gamble In Vegas [Video]
Two nuns at St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California, allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations. Authorities say they spent some of the money on trips and gambling at casinos while telling parents the school was operating on a shoestring budget.
San Diego Zoo Visits Long Beach's Miller Children Hospital
Being a child in a hospital is no fun. Since they aren’t able to go on field trips, San Diego Zoo Kids has found a way to bring wildlife to young patients at Miller’s Children & Women’s Hospital.
Parolee in custody after allegedly raping woman he met on Metro Green Line
A parolee is in custody after he allegedly raped a woman he had just met on the Metro Green Line, El Segundo police said Saturday. Kerry Frank Lathon, 35, was arrested Friday evening in Gardena by task force officers from the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation and the U.S. Marsh
Long Beach Winter Shelter For Homeless Opens Saturday
A seasonal emergency shelter for homeless people will open Saturday, Dec. 8. That's a week after the Dec. 1 target, but better than Dec. 21, when it opened last year. The shelter will be at the same place, in the former North Neighborhood Library on Orange Avenue in the Eighth City Council District.
Suspect Arrested in Fatal Shooting of Bystander During Argument in Long Beach: Police
A man was arrested Saturday in the death of a woman caught in gunfire during a dispute at a Long Beach parking lot the previous week, officials announced. Thomas McCreary, a 42-year-old Los Angeles man, was being detained at the Long Beach City Jail on $2 million bail, the Long Beach Police Departme
Police arrest man accused of killing woman with stray bullet in Downtown
Detectives took 42-year-old Thomas McCreary into custody in Los Angeles today after serving search warrants in Sylmar and L.A. yesterday. He is being held on $2 million bail on suspicion of murdering 24-year-old Anna Perez.
Two Shot Inside Car That Crashed Into Sign Outside YMCA in North Hollywood
A man and woman were hospitalized Saturday morning after being shot in a car that crashed into a sign outside a YMCA in North Hollywood. The shooting was reported at 7:45 p.m. Friday in the 5100 block of Tujunga Avenue, near Magnolia Boulevard, according to Officer Drake Madison of the Los Angeles P
Naples Boat Parade lights up Long Beach
Is it really the holidays without the beloved Naples Boat Parade?. Dozens of boats adorned in Christmas lights glided around the canals of Naples as hundreds of families lined the neighborhoods overlooking the water for the annual parade Saturday night.
Brian Ortega Sticking to His Roots as His UFC Stardom Grows
The Monday morning of the biggest fight week of his life, Brian Ortega is up early to do TV. Leading up to his men's featherweight title shot against Max Holloway on Saturday at UFC 231 in Toronto, Ortega has been slammed with interview requests. At least one 24-hour sports network is planning a maj
Gambling Nuns Embezzled $500,000 from California School, Blew it On Casino Junkets
Two nuns accused of embezzling $500,000 in tuition fees and donations from a hard-up Catholic School in California — some of which they blew on gambling trips — have apparently been absolved of their sins.