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Coroner identifies man found dead in brick pillar at Lancaster supermarket
The body of Raymundo Rivera, 35, was found about 2:40 p.m. Saturday inside a pillar at Winco Foods, 740 W. Avenue K, according to the Los Angeles county coroner’s office and sheriff’s department. His place of residence was not immediately available.
Video captures armed robbery suspects holding up Los Angeles taco truck
The robbery took place at the Tacos El Gallazo truck in South Los Angeles on July 14, Los Angeles police said. Two employees were held at gunpoint during the incident,CBS Los Angeles reported.
Man’s Body Found in Lancaster Pillar Was in ‘Advance Stages of Decomposition’ — and His Death Remains a Mystery
Homicide detectives are awaiting the coroner to positively identify the individual, but investigators were able to confirm the remains are those of a man, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
Man Seen on Video Smacking Rear of Hippopotamus at Los Angeles Zoo - LA West Media
The video was shot from across the enclosure and shows the man moving over the wall toward the hippos, then slapping one of them, which flinched, and the other hippo raised its head, but otherwise neither animal showed any other visible reaction.
Los Angeles police seek suspect in alleged sexual assault of pit bull
The 5-year-old dog named Valarie was found dying on Aug, 6, the report said. The dog was adopted on July 23 and was at a local shelter for three months.
$25K reward announced in 2011 murder of LASD explorer, friend
Cesar Rodriguez, 19, and his friend Larry Villegas were shot and killed outside a home near Whittier in 2011.
New Policy Requires LAPD Officers Who Shoot Someone to Wait at Least 14 Days Before Returning to Field
A shrine to Jesse Romero is seen at his home in Boyle Heights. Romero, 14, was fatally shot in 2016 by an L.A. police officer who had shot a man to death 12 days earlier. (Credit: Gary Coronado / Los Angeles Times)
LA's Roads Are Costing Drivers Thousands of Dollars Per Year: Study
Transportation research organization TRIP added up the costs of vehicle depreciation, repair costs, increased fuel consumption, tire wear and other factors due to road conditions
LA County Expanding Mobile Shower Program for Homeless
Supervisors Hilda Solis and Kathryn Barger, who championed the move, cited the success of pilot programs in the Whittier Narrows Recreation Area and East Pasadena.
Sexually Assaulted Dying Pit Bull: LAPD Hunts Bestiality Suspect - MyNewsLA.com
“A crime report has been taken and a search warrant has been served,” LAPD Det. Al Erkelens, who leads the department’s Animal Cruelty Task Force, told the Orange County Register.
Chef is PISTOL WHIPPED during taco truck armed robbery in Los Angeles
This is the shocking moment two taco truck workers were held at gunpoint during a violent armed robbery in Los Angeles.The two men were working on the Tacos El Gallazo truck around 3am on July 14 in south Los Angeles when the robbers attacked.CCTV shows the three suspects, described as two black men
Los Angeles is First in US to Install Subway Body Scanners
Richard Drew/AP, FileIn this Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 file photo, ThruVision suicide vest-detection technology reveals a suspicious object on a man, at left, during a Transportation Security Administration demonstration in New York's Penn Station. Los Angeles is poised to have the first mass transit s
Video of Man Spanking Hippo at L.A. Zoo Sparks LAPD Investigation
Zoo officials learned about the incident last week, after a video of the spanking began circulating on social media. Zoo officials responded by reporting the episode to police and by posting a “No Trespassing” sign on the exhibit. It is the first such sign to be placed on an animal exhibit, zoo offi
LA City Council President's Son Repays LAPD For Wedding Security
LOS ANGELES, CA – The son of Los Angeles City Council President Herb Wesson says he and his wife have reimbursed the city for $2,768 in security services provided at their wedding, it was reported Tuesday.
6 Arrested After Violent Motel Disturbance In Claremont
CLAREMONT, CA — Sunday afternoon was disrupted for all at the Motel 6 when a half-dozen people, three of them juveniles, were arrested following a violent disturbance. Though it was not immediately known what set the crowd into a tirade, some of the suspects allegedly threw phones, computer keyboard
L.A. County Considers Alerting Prescribers to Opioid Deaths As Prevention Tool - LA West Media
Supervisors Janice Hahn and Hilda Solis recommended the alerts, citing research published by Dr. Jonathan Lucas, the county’s chief medical examiner-coroner.
Five Star Urban Waters Grant Awarded to Project in South Los Angeles
SAN FRANCISCO—The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced grants to three organizations in California including the Trust for Public Land in Los Angeles. The funding will help restore wetlands, provide environmental stewardship and sc
For LA police, back-to-school day prompts traffic safety reminders
Students took a safety pledge, with LAPD and school police urging students and parents to be cautious as extra back-to-school traffic clogs local streets and drivers find themselves in a hurry trying to drop off the kids and get to work.SoundofExpandLAPD traffic Officer Chad Dellinger was among the
Man Arrested on Suspicion of Hit-and-Run After Girlfriend Fatally Struck by Truck in South L.A.
He was arrested and booked the following day on suspicion of felony hit-and-run. He is being held on $110,000 bail, inmate records show.
Man found shot to death on Santa Ana street near Century High School
SANTA ANA (CNS)- A man was shot to death in Tuesday Santa Ana, his body found on a street near Century High School, and police searched for his killer.