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Whittier man arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot wife
Alleged threats of violence by a Whittier man against his wife on Tuesday afternoon resulted in his arrest. Downey police said the man, Jimmy Salcido, called the Downey Police Department, said he had a gun and was going to to his wife’s place of employment in Downey to shoot her.
Stormy Daniels Ordered To Pay Trump Team $300K
LOS ANGELES, CA — A Los Angeles federal judge Tuesday ordered former adult film actress Stormy Daniels to pay $293,052.33 in attorney fees, costs and sanctions to President Donald Trump's attorneys over a failed defamation lawsuit against him.
Driver Sought in East L.A. Hit-and-Run That Killed 74-Year-Old Grandmother
Investigators asked for the public's help Tuesday identifying the driver involved in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian in East Los Angeles. Matiana "Maty" Jimenez, 74, died in the collision that happened around 10:30 a.m. Saturday on Whittier Boulevard and Williamson Avenue.
There’s a new vegan restaurant in Whittier
Laura Jardon, the author of the vegan recipe blog, Veggie y Que, has opened a deli of the same name in Uptown Whittier. Veggie y Que is all-vegan and currently has a small, but varied menu with items like salads, tacos and pasta. There is the Whittier “Possible” Burger with a house-made vegan patty,
Chargers' Melvin Gordon won't know status vs. Chiefs until game time
COSTA MESA, Calif. -- Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon said he expects the decision on whether he plays Thursday night in a nationally televised game against the Kansas City Chiefs will wait until game time.
Sheriff's Deputy Charged With Killing Motorist at Norwalk Gas Station
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was charged Tuesday with voluntary manslaughter for an on-duty fatal shooting of an unarmed motorist two years ago at a convenience store gas station in Norwalk, prosecutors said.
Quadriplegic artist in Whittier defies odds, uses mouth to paint
WHITTIER, Calif. (KABC) -- Artist Frank Espinosa helps to bring his paintings to life uses extraordinary skill, but unlike other artists, the Whittier man uses his mouth to create each one of his pieces.
City of Industry middle school janitor to be sentenced for sexually abusing students
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. (KABC) -- A sentencing hearing is scheduled to be held Tuesday for a former middle school janitor who pleaded guilty to molesting students on a City of Industry campus.
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy to face manslaughter charge in 2016 Norwalk fatal shooting
DOWNTOWN LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy involved in a deadly shooting in 2016 is expected to surrender and face voluntary manslaughter charges, Eyewitness News learned Monday.
In-N-Out burglary suspect barricades self in restaurant; police allegedly order burgers during standoff
A standoff at the In-N-Out in Temple City, Calif., ended with a burglary suspect being apprehended — and a bunch of tasty burgers being ingested, at least according to one photographer.
Whittier’s fifth oldest church wants to turn its property into low-income senior housing
First Christian Church’s congregation, Whittier’s fifth oldest church, is considering plans to turn its nearly 1-acre property, including the 94-year-old historic, five-story sanctuary, into low-income senior housing.
El Monte Teen ID'd In Fatal Crash, Three Others Hospitalized
EL MONTE, CA — A dramatic single-car collision in Pomona left an El Monte teenage boy dead, and three others injured, authorities say. The motorist who died at the scene was identified as Daniel Paez, 18, CHP reported. The crash occurred shortly before 3:45 a.m. Monday on the White Avenue off-ramp f
Sheriff’s deputy charged with manslaughter after on-duty shooting death of unarmed man who hit him with car
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy accused of killing an unarmed man who apparently hit him with a car during a 2016 stop in Norwalk surrendered to authorities on Tuesday after pleading not guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
Buena Park City Councilwoman-Elect Accused of Stealing Signs Could Face 6 Months in Jail: DA
A woman who won a seat in the Buena Park City Council could face jail time after being charged for theft involving campaign signs that called her a “carpetbagger,” officials announced Monday.
Deputies seek help finding 11-year-old girl last seen in Cerritos
CERRITOS — The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Monday sought the public’s help in locating an 11-year-old girl who was last seen Friday at the Cerritos Towne Center.
Police searching for driver in South LA fatal hit-and-run
SOUTH LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- Police are looking for the hit-and-run driver who struck a woman in South Los Angeles. It happened about 3:40 a.m. Monday on Vernon Avenue at Crocker Street.
Taco Bell founder’s compound returns to market in Rancho Santa Fe at $6 million
A house that tacos built is back on the menu. The longtime Rancho Santa Fe home of late Taco Bell founder Glen Bell has returned to market at $5.995 million, down about $1.5 million from when it first listed for sale in 2015.
47-Year-Old Man’s ‘Beer Belly’ Turns Out To Be 77-Pound Cancerous Tumor
Hector Hernandez, from Downey, California, had an oversized gut that many middle-aged men can’t seem to shake. It seemed every extra pound went straight to his belly, a frustration that Hernandez shrugged off at first.
Gone but not forgotten: West Covina’s Toys R Us sign pops up in Pomona
A local toy collector has gotten his hands on an emblem of not-so-long-ago memorabilia — an iconic Toys R Us sign. The colorful marquee was installed atop George Samayoa’s shop in downtown Pomona much to the delight of some residents.
Man killed while walking across 91 Freeway in Bellflower
BELLFLOWER — A man was struck by a vehicle as he attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of the Artesia (91) Freeway in Bellflower, authorities said Tuesday. About 9:30 p.m. Monday, the California Highway Patrol began receiving reports of a pedestrian walking on the right shoulder and attempting to c