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3 Men Arrested in Connection With Fatal Shooting of Gang Interventionist in South L.A.
Garry Dorton, 48, was with friends outside a residence in the 4500 block of South Van Ness Boulevard on July 1. A vehicle with three occupants drove by, parked a short distance away and two people opened fire on Dorton, Los Angeles Police Department Capt. Peter Whittingham said during a news confere
Fire At Compton Strip Mall Believed To Be Started With Molotov Cocktail
A fire broke out at the strip mall along Alondra Boulevard, between Atlantic and the 710 Freeway, at about 4 a.m. Wednesday, destroying a laundromat and damaging a number of neighboring businesses.
Montebello, Whittier police schedule DUI checkpoints Friday
When possible, officers will be available to evaluate those suspected of drug-impaired driving, which now accounts for a growing number of impaired driving crashes, according to police department news releases.
LAPD Looking for BMW Driver Caught on Video Apparently Hitting Parking Attendant With Car
Officials searching for a man who apparently intended to hit a parking attendant with his car in downtown Los Angeles releasedsurveillance videoof the incident on Wednesday.The altercation happened in the 800 block of South Figueroa Street at around 11:30 p.m. on June 9, according to Los Angeles pol
LAPD Chief Proposes Eliminating Old Bench Warrants for Homeless People
LAPD Chief Michel Moore described the proposal as a “radical solution” to ease the pressure on the court system, jails and police stations, which are being overwhelmed daily with hundreds of people arrested on these warrants.
Sexually Assaulted Dying Pit Bull: Bestiality Suspect Hunted by LAPD - 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, confirmed to the Orange County Register this week.
Ex-LAPD Officer Pleads No Contest to Statutory Rape Charges in Cadet Sex Abuse Case
Former Los Angeles police officer Robert Cain, seen here during his arraignment earlier this year, has pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a 15-year-old girl who was a member of the LAPD's cadet program. (Credit: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)
$25K Reward Offered in Fatal 2011 South Whittier Shooting of Sheriff’s Explorer, Friend
Nearly seven years after a drive-by shooting claimed the lives of a Norwalk Sheriff’s Station Explorer scout and his friend, authorities and family members say they hope a $25,000 reward will help generate tips that bring the killers to justice.
New WorkSource Center Opens in Culver City - Los Angeles Sentinel
On Friday, August 10, the West Los Angeles America’s Job Center of California (AJCC) celebrated its grand opening in Culver City. AJCC is a one-stop shop for workforce services, providing a comprehensive range of no-cost employment and training services for employers and job seekers.
Man caught on camera spanking 4-year-old hippo at Los Angeles Zoo
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - He might have done it for Instagram or YouTube fame, but now a man who crossed a barricade guarding a hippopotamus enclosure at the Los Angeles Zoo is looking at potential trespassing charges after he was filmedspanking one of the animals.
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.
$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.
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.
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
Suspected DUI driver arrested in Downey after head-on collision
DOWNEY — A suspected drunk driver was arrested Wednesday morning after he crashed his vehicle head on into another vehicle in Downey.The crash happened at the intersection of Old River School and Stewart and Gray roads, according to a statement from the Downey Police Department.Only minor injuries w
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
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.
Former L.A. County Sheriff Leroy 'Lee' Baca Joins the Faculty at the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity | Send2Press Newswire
LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Former Los Angeles County Sheriff Leroy “Lee” Baca, who retired as the top law enforcement officer in LA County in 2014, was appointed as a professor announced the University of Los Angeles College of Divinity in Compton, Calif. (ULACD). Iro
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.
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)