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Former NoHo Topless Bar Bouncer Sentenced to Probation, Jail After Punching Man Who Fell and Was Fatally Hit by Vehicle

A former bouncer was sentenced to three years probation, 180 days in county jail and 240 hours of community labor after he punched a man who then fell into traffic and was fatally struck by a passing vehicle just over a year ago, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office said Wednesday. Erne

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-18 02:38:42

Car overturns on 210 Freeway, shutting down Gold Line service

A car has overturned on the Foothill (210) Freeway in the Pasadena area, forcing a halt to service on the Metro Gold Line. It's unclear if there are any injuries in the car. No trains were struck. Metro spokesman Rick Jager says trains are not operating between the Lake and Memorial Park stations, a

PASADENA STAR-NEWS - 2018-01-17 20:18:22

'Person of Interest' Sought in Slaying of Palmdale Family, Investigators Say

Authorities on Wednesday identified a "person of interest" in last weekend's triple homicide in Palmdale, in which a married couple and a son were found dead. Sheriff's investigators released this photo of James "Todd" Brown on Jan. 17, 2018. Homicide detectives believe James "Todd" Brown, who for o

KTLA.COM - 2018-01-18 04:53:19

DUI driver dead, 3 people hurt in Santa Clarita crash

Authorities Wednesday investigated a head-on crash in Santa Clarita that left a suspected DUI driver dead and three other people injured. The collision was reported at 10:52 p.m. Tuesday at Dorothy Street and Golden Valley Road, said Officer Patrick Kimball of the California Highway Patrol. Matthew

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-01-17 17:15:56

The Los Angeles Police Department's Wilshire Division is launching a new crime-fighting unit that will target areas with spikes in violent and property crime.

The new unit was made possible by a citywide LAPD initiative to reassign officers to field duties and bolster the number of officers on the streets. The command staff from the Wilshire Division expects to receive an additional 10 officers, with some being assigned to the special unit and others assi

BEVERLYPRESS.COM - 2018-01-18 11:00:04

Three adorable lion cubs reign at Sylmar's Wildlife Waystation. But they need names

Last September, the Wildlife Waystation animal sanctuary in Sylmar welcomed three unexpected new residents. Gypsy, the sanctuary's nearly 250-pound female African lion, gave birth to three cubs after mating with the giant male Tangassi, who the sanctuary thought had been vasectomized. Lion cubs, bor

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 23:32:06

Crime Report: Burglaries continue as would-be suspects nabbed; man assaulted at work before witnesses

Burglary, business: 400 block of Foothill Boulevard. A restaurant general manger reported that at sometime between 3 and 8 a.m., someone had broken into the business and taken cash from an office safe. A cash register had been opened, but contained no money. The business' rear door had been pried op

LA TIMES - 2018-01-17 22:35:00

Woman unharmed after being attacked in early-morning La Crescenta home invasion

A La Crescenta woman had to fight off a home invader Wednesday morning after waking up to find a strange man standing in her closet, authorities say. The incident happened around 6 a.m. in the 2700 block of Mary Street when the woman confronted the man. She was then attacked by the invader, and a st

LA TIMES - 2018-01-18 00:00:00

Gunman in deadly Short Hills mall carjacking gets 30 years in plea deal

A judge in Newark Thursday sentenced the admitted killer of Dustin Friedland to 30 years in state prison for felony murder, bringing a close to one of Essex County's highest profile criminal cases in recent memory. Hanif Thompson's two remaining co-defendants in the 2013 fatal carjacking at The Mal

NJ.COM - 2018-01-18 17:32:42

Harsh words from union head as Indian Point strike deadline moved to midnight Thursday

With a midnight strike deadline looming, the head of a union representing hundreds of Indian Point workers on Thursday accused the nuclear power plant's owners of angling for a lockout. James T. Slevin, the president of the Utility Workers Union of America Local 1-2, said that if his members strike,

LOHUD.COM - 2018-01-18 18:19:27

State correction officer suspended for beating inmate locked up for killing two NYPD cops in 1971

A correction officer at the Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Comstock, N.Y. allegedly pummeled an inmate convicted of killing two NYPD cops.(John Carl D'Annibale/Times Union) A state corrections officer has been suspended for beating a 70-year-old cop killer who's been behind bars for more tha

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-18 10:00:00

Feds: Drug crew sold, stashed heroin and fentanyl on Staten Island - even after member OD'd

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Several members of an alleged Albanian drug gang peddled heroin and fentanyl stamped with "Pray for death" throughout the area, including on the borough, federal authorities allege. Medin (Dino) Kosic, 30, of West Brighton, was the alleged crew leader who obtained the narcotic

SILIVE.COM - 2018-01-17 21:26:58

Woman caught on surveillance video stealing tip jar from Staten Island restaurant

A woman was captured on surveillance video stealing a tip jar from a restaurant on Staten Island on Tuesday afternoon. The incident took place inside Hawaii Poke Bowl on Richmond Avenue in the Bulls Head section. According to a manager, the woman placed an order and while she was waiting for her foo

ABC7NY.COM - 2018-01-18 01:18:30

Jamie Lee's 'Crashing' role reminds her of 'harrowing' stand-up journey

"Crashing" actress Jamie Lee appears as the HBO series' new female stand-up lead in season 2. (Credit: HBO / Peter Kramer ) Pete Holmes is still in need of his own personal stand-up mentor in the second season of Judd Apatow's "Crashing," only this time around, he's learning the ropes from female c

AMNY.COM - 2018-01-18 19:08:00

Drunken driver who killed Staten Island woman in chain-reaction crash apologizes to her family before sentencing  

A drunken driver who killed a mother of four on the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway apologized to her family before he was sentenced to up to 15 years behind bars. "This tragedy has changed the lives of lot of people," a remorseful Vladimir Menin, 44, said Wednesday inside a Brooklyn courtroom packed w

NY DAILY NEWS - 2018-01-17 20:23:24

Snowfall totals: Storm hits tri-state ahead of warm-up

NEW YORK - Snow blanketed parts of the tri-state area Wednesday, before it's expected to taper off and make way for a warm-up this weekend. A mix of rain and snow fell in NYC Wednesday, with heavier snowfall occurring inland. Snowfall totals as of 9 a.m., according to the National Weather Service, w

PIX11.COM - 2018-01-17 15:32:34

Rockford woman killed, Marengo man hurt in McHenry County crash

A Rockford woman has died and a Marengo man is hurt after a two-car crash in the unincorporated town of Union in McHenry County Wednesday night. According to the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, a 2005 Honda Civic driven by a 27-year-old Rockford woman was going westbound on Route 176 around 9:30 p.

13 WREX-TV - 2018-01-18 20:21:00

2 men fatally shot in the West Woodlawn Neighborhood

CHICAGO -- Breaking news this morning, Chicago just saw its first fatal shooting in a week. It happened overnight in the WestWoodlawnn Neighborhood. Nancy loo is at 67th and Evans with details. Filed in:News CHICAGO -- Breaking news this morning, Chicago just saw its first fatal shooting in a week.

WGNTV.COM - 2018-01-18 11:16:22

Man Charged With Armed Robbery In Elgin

CHICAGO (CBS) - A 26-year-old man was charged with robbing another person at gunpoint Sunday morning in northwest suburban Elgin. Officers responded at 11:43 a.m. to a call of an armed robbery in the 700 block of Terrace Court, police said. Cecil R. Palmer, of Elgin, had struck the other person with

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-01-18 06:27:43

Police: 2 men shot to death in West Woodlawn

CHICAGO (SUN TIMES MEDIA WIRE) - Two men were shot to death early Thursday in the West Woodlawn neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The men, ages 27 and 36, were sitting in a vehicle about 2:50 a.m. in the 6600 block of South Evans when someone walked up and opened fire, according to Chicag

FOX32CHICAGO.COM - 2018-01-18 13:46:00