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Man crossing Irwindale street fatally hit by car
The man wasn’t in a crosswalk at the time of the collision, said Sgt. Rudy Gatto, adding that the driver cooperated with officers.
55-Year-Old Man Arrested in Connection With Woman’s Body Found Inside Santa Ana Motel Room
Milton Louis Mayfield, 55, was booked on a murder charge into the Santa Ana Jail after authorities made contact with him in Tulare County early Tuesday morning. California Highway Patrol officers found Mayfield inside a disabled vehicle on the side of a freeway, and he proceeded to make “spontaneous
SWAT team sent to Whittier apartment complex for possible armed robbery suspects
Deputies responded Wednesday afternoon to an apartment complex on the 11500 block of Obert Avenue in Whittier as they searched for possible armed robbery suspects.The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department’s SWAT team also was deployed with a rapid-deployment warrant, officials said.The incident is
L.A. County Approves Record $14.3M Payout in Case of Pico Rivera Man Mistakenly Shot, Killed by Sheriff’s Deputy
Mendoza, a 54-year-old grandfather, was shot when he came out of his home in Pico Rivera after a wanted parolee and gang member, Cedric Ramirez, broke into the home and fired at deputies.
Why a new Uptown Whittier restaurant can stay open until 2 a.m. 7 days a week but a next-door microbrewery can’t
A pedestrian walk past the building 7000-block of Greenleaf Avenue in Whittier on Tuesday October 16, 2018. The Whittier planning Commission approved the restaurant, Imli, Monday night. (Photo by Keith Durflinger, Contributing Photographer)
Tustin woman dies from West Nile virus infection complications
Symptoms of West Nile can include fever, headache, skin rashes and in more serious cases, confusion or vision loss.
Lots, specifically 9, things to do in Pasadena, Whittier and the San Gabriel Valley Oct. 18-24
Ensemble Shakespeare Theater presents “Slightly Spooky Stories” at Descanso Gardens in La Canada Flintridge Oct. 20, 21, 27 and 28. (Photo courtesy of Descanso Gardens).
Pasadena’s controversial Orange Grove Boulevard ‘road diet’ is off
Pasadena is quitting its plan to put Orange Grove Boulevard on a so-called “road diet.”Theplan would have converted a 1.8-mile stretch between Allen and Sierra Madre Villa avenuesfrom its current four-lane, vehicle-oriented layout to a “complete street” — removing two lanes to slow vehicle traffic t
In Los Angeles, a growing number of murder victims are homeless, police say
Susie Rangel, 40, returns to “The Bamboos” in Sepulveda Basin on Tuesday, October 16, 2018 to collect some of her belongings. Rangel, who lived at the camp for over two years with her boyfriend, was recently housed and feels safe in “The Bamboos” encampment where dozens are living. Sixteen percent o
Photos: Dia de Los Muertos Festival ~ Uptown Whittier ~ L.A. TACO
Uptown Whittier held its 13th annual “Los Muertos Art and Music Festival” Sunday, hosted by Casita Del Pueblo. The Día de los Muertos celebration featured Day of the Dead face painting, artwork, altars, dancing, as well as live music, food, and a classic car show.
1 killed in 2-car crash in Pico Rivera
A woman died Monday, Oct. 15, when a car ended up in the opposing traffic lanes and crashed head-on with another car in Pico Rivera.
Feud between West Covina and its police officers escalates
It has all the trappings of a horror movie trailer.Despite looking like it, the villain in this trailer wasn’t a movie monster; it’sWest Covina City Manager Chris Freeland, accused by the union that represents the city’s police officers of putting the city’s safety at risk.The video, posted to Faceb
New Diamond Bar 60 Freeway ramps to open Tuesday
Local government officials celebrated the opening of the new ramp, which will allow eastbound motorists to enter the 60 well in advance of the nearby 57/60 interchange, which one study found to bethe worst freight bottleneck on the West Coast.
Person found dead inside motel room in Santa Ana
SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) --A person was found dead in a motel in Santa Ana Tuesday, and detectives are investigating it as an apparent homicide.Santa Ana police homicide detectives were called to the motel on East First Street near South Grand Avenue on Tuesday morning.Authorities said a person was
These two Pomona streets have pitted neighbor against neighbor
A preferential parking district dispute pitting Pomona neighbors against each other won’t get resolved overnight. At least that’s how some City Council members see it.A majority agreed Monday night to hold a community meeting to give those on opposite sides time to find common ground.In May, the cou
Man convicted of attempted murder arrested for re-entering U.S.
TUCSON, Ariz. -Border Patrol agents working at the Sonoita station arrested 50-year-old Salvador Gomez for re-entering the United States illegally Sunday morning, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
1st human West Nile virus death in Orange County this year reported in Tustin
An elderly Tustin woman is the first this year to die from complications of West Nile virus, the county’s Health Care Agency announced Tuesday, Oct. 16.
Man Killed In Altadena Crash Identified
ALTADENA, CA — Authorities Monday identified a motorist who was killed when his vehicle crashed into a wall at an Altadena intersection.The crash was reported at 9:47 a.m. Saturday at Holliston Avenue and Mendocino Street, the California Highway Patrol reported.Robert Elson, 67, of Pasadena died at
Orange man accused of breaking into home, leaving semen on laptop
The Orange County District Attorney's Office Rapid DNA program led to the arrest of Jonathan Jose Ruiz, 19, of Orange. He is charged with felony counts of first-degree residential burglary and vandalism with damage of more than $400. A special enhancement was added for crimes committed for the purpo
9,200 without power as Santa Ana winds continue in LA, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside counties
Wind blew over a temporary power pole connected to a main power line at a pumpkin patch attraction on Monday, Oct. 15, 2018, at 2107 E. Huntington Drive in Duarte, leaving a live power line in the street for a brief time. (Photo by Tom Bray/San Gabriel Valley Tribune)