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2 nuns allegedly embezzled $500,000 from California Catholic school
TORRANCE, Calif. -- Two longtime nuns at St. James Catholic School in Torrance allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations, according to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Elderly Gardena man appears to be a homicide victim
Police have identified a 92-year-old Gardena man who was allegedly killed last week, according to officials. Henry Hamada of Gardena was found unresponsive around 2:40 p.m. Saturday in the 1300 block of 146 Street. He was pronounced dead the scene, Lt. Christopher Cuff of the Gardena Police Departme
Los Angeles School Police Department Officer Found Dead at Hollywood Hills Elementary School Campus Identified
Coroner’s officials on Monday released the identity of a Los Angeles School Police Department officer found dead on the campus of a North Hollywood elementary school over the weekend.
Venice Man Killed In Motorcycle Accident
VENICE, CA — A Venice biker who was fatally injured in a weekend crash in Torrance was identified Monday. The crash was reported about 3 a.m. Sunday at 190th Street and Hawthorne Boulevard, according to the Torrance Police Department.
Police Fatally Shoot Rifle-Toting Car Theft Suspect In Torrance
REDONDO BEACH, CA – Torrance police officers shot and killed an armed car theft suspect in a parking lot Sunday when they approached the vehicle, authorities said. The shooting was reported about 8 p.m. in the Ralphs supermarket parking lot located at 1770 Carson St. in Torrance, Torrance police Sgt
Gardena continues to find Narbonne overwhelming
Coming into last Friday’s Marine League game against CIF-Los Angeles City Section power Narbonne, Gardena High’s football team was expected, by virtually all prep football observers, to get embarrassed.
Motorcyclist Killed In South Bay Crash
REDONDO BEACH, CA – A motorcyclist who was injured in a Torrance crash over the weekend died at a hospital, authorities said Monday. The crash was reported about 3 a.m. Sunday at 190th Street and Hawthorne Boulevard, according to the Torrance Police Department.
2 nuns allegedly embezzled $500K from Torrance catholic school
TORRANCE, Calif. (KABC) -- Two longtime nuns at St. James Catholic School in Torrance allegedly embezzled as much as $500,000 in tuition, fees and donations, according to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.
Two California nuns stole $500,000 for trips to Las Vegas. But the church doesn’t want them prosecuted.
An old check allegedly exposed decades of lies. For nearly 28 years, Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper was the principal at St. James Catholic School, an elementary school in Torrance, California, a coastal suburb southwest of Los Angeles. Around the same time when Kreuper announced she was retiring earl
GPD observing National Teen Drivers Safety Week
This week is National Teen Driver Safety Week, and the Gardena Police Department wants to remind parents and guardians the importance of talking to their teen drivers about new responsibilities and rules that come with operating a vehicle.
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
Rep. Waters in town for behavioral health community fair
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (CA-43) joined Behavioral Health Services, Inc. (BHS) with a visit to the 7th Annual Art & Community Fair on Saturday, Sept. 29 in Gardena. The event brought together families from Waters’ 43rd Congressional District cities of Gardena, Hawthorne, Inglewood, Los Angeles, a
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
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.
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
VIDEO: Man violently swings at woman, daughter in downtown LA
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES -- Surveillance video shows a man attack a woman and her daughter in downtown Los Angeles. The video shows Tracy Taylor and her 15-year-old daughter walking as a man approaches the pair and swings at them violently.
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.
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
3 People Shot In Vehicle-To-Vehicle Shooting In South LA
Three people were wounded in a vehicle-to-vehicle shooting in the Lennox community of unincorporated Los Angeles County, a sheriff's sergeant said Sunday. The shooting victims pulled into a business in the 10800 block of South Inglewood Avenue at about 9 p.m. Saturday, where they were met with gunfi
Police Arrest Rape Suspect In Gardena
Police Saturday said a parolee wanted for allegedly raping a woman in El Segundo, after befriending her on a Metro Green Line train, has been taken into custody in Gardena. Kerry Frank Lathon, 35, was located at approximately 9:15 p.m. Friday in Gardena by task force officers from the California Dep