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2 nuns are accused of embezzling $500,000 from a Catholic school and allegedly using the money for gambling and travel

Sisters Mary Margaret Kreuper and Lana Chang are accused of embezzling $500,000 from St. James Catholic School in Torrance, California. The pair allegedly spent the money traveling together and gambling at casinos.

INSIDER - 2018-12-10 15:23:56

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.

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-12-10 03:57:32

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.

LBPOST - 2018-12-08 17:27:07

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

KTLA.COM - 2018-12-10 04:37:29

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.

LBPOST - 2018-12-09 17:56:51

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

PATCH - 2018-12-08 17:53:00

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

USA TODAY - 2018-12-10 01:26:00

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.

IRISH CENTRAL - 2018-12-09 23:43:05

Christmas cheer arrives early to local kids

Northgate Gonzalez Markets will give away toys to more than 42,000 children on Thursday, Dec. 13 at stores in Compton, Los Angeles, and Lennox. Christmas toy giveaway care of Northgate Gonzalez Markets happens Dec. 13 COMPTON —

COMPTONHERALD.ORG - 2018-12-09 04:03:20

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

BLACKCHRISTIANNEWS.COM - 2018-12-09 21:41:51

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

KTLA.COM - 2018-12-08 18:07:58

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.

SAN GABRIEL VALLEY TRIBUNE - 2018-12-09 18:50:53

Fraternity cuts ties with CSULB amid sexual misconduct investigations

A Cal State Long Beach student may have been sexually assaulted by members of a local fraternity about five months after the university temporarily suspended the organization in the wake of three other sexual misconduct allegations, documents show.

OCREGISTER - 2018-12-09 14:00:30

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.

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-12-09 14:00:00

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.

LOVEBSCOTT.COM - 2018-12-09 06:19:51

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

LA TIMES - 2018-12-08 18:00:00

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.

GAZETTE NEWSPAPERS - 2018-12-07 23:00:00

The complete guide to Long Beach’s massive vegan food scene

Fan of listicles? Click here for our archive. The onslaught of vegan food and culture has made its largest impact in the region not through the veins of Los Angeles but in the heart of Long Beach.

LBPOST - 2018-12-08 15:00:10

LAPD chases robbery suspect from San Pedro to Long Beach

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles police on Tuesday chased a robbery suspect in an SUV from San Pedro to Long Beach, where the man was taken into custody. The pursuit began about 11:35 a.m. near 19th Street and Grand Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2018-12-04 22:12:06

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.

CASINO.ORG - 2018-12-08 16:12:53