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Slain Arcadia woman’s car found in Los Angeles, Pasadena man arrested

Deputies arrested a man Friday, April 19, on suspicion of killing a 76-year-old woman in Arcadia after locating the slain woman’s stolen SUV in Los Angeles. Investigators learned Chyong Jen Tsai’s white 2005 Lexus RX300 had been stolen after the Arcadia woman was found dead in her backyard on Tuesda


Cops find car connected to missing teen, Los Angeles homicide

Police found a car near the Mexican border on Friday that had been connected to a missing teen and a Los Angeles-area homicide investigation. The 2013 white BMW with Nevada plates was recovered unoccupied on Friday by San Diego Police near the San Ysidro border of Mexico, the Los Angeles County Sher


Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Warns Santa Clarita Residents To Not ‘Drive While High’

Despite the recent changes to marijuana possession laws in California, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials are reminding Santa Clarita residents that driving under the influence of marijuana is still a criminal offense.


Council Members Wish Los Angeles ‘Happy 4/20,’ Encourage Support for Legal Pot Shops

Another 4/20 is upon us, and this year, two Los Angeles city councilmen took to the opportunity to encourage those who observe the unofficial pot holiday to celebrate responsibly.


Artist Considering Legal Action Against Caltrans After Historic Mural on 110 Freeway in DTLA Is Whitewashed

Judy Baca saw the graffiti marring her giant mural of an Olympic runner as little acts of oppression. It was as if the taggers, who spray-painted big bubbly letters over the legs of the female athlete, wanted her to trip and fall on the home stretch.


AVUHSD Board recall push growing

LANCASTER — Momentum toward a proposed recall against Antelope Valley Union High School District governing Board President Robert “Bob” Davis, Vice President Victoria Ruffin and Clerk Amanda Parrell did not diminish after Thursday’s special Board meeting.


Ex-Los Angeles Sheriff's Corruption Conviction Upheld

A federal appeals court on Friday left in place former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca corruption conviction and three-year prison sentence. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco rejected Baca's request to reconsider an earlier ruling upholding his conviction


Man Who Was Shot Alongside Nipsey Hussle Released From Jail

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — A man who was shot alongside rapper Nipsey Hussle last month, a parolee who was jailed because he was with the slain performer at the time he was fatally shot, was released from jail Saturday morning.


Nipsey Hussle’s Alleged Murderer’s Getaway Driver Still Being Investigated

Los Angeles, CA – The driver who sped off with Nipsey Hussle’s suspected killer, Eric Holder, isn’t off the hook. According to TMZ, law enforcement sources say the Los Angeles Police Department and the L.A. County District Attorney are “actively investigating” the woman who was behind the wheel.


Former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca Likely Headed to Prison After Being Denied New Appeal

A federal appeals court on Friday left in place former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca corruption conviction and three-year prison sentence. The San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco rejected Baca’s request to reconsider an earlier ruling upholding his conviction


40,000 illegal marijuana plants worth an estimated $20M found in east of Los Angeles

RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say they seized 40,000 marijuana plants at an illegal pot farm east of Los Angeles. The Riverside Police Department says a tip regarding the strong odor of marijuana coming from a home sent them to a house that turned out to have a private nursery about the size


David And Louise Turpin Sentenced To Life In Prison For Torture, Child Abuse

RIVERSIDE (CBSLA/AP) – A Perris couple has been sentenced to life in prison for severe abuse and neglect of 12 of their children. David Allen Turpin, 57, and Louise Ann Turpin, 50, each pleaded guilty in February to six counts of cruelty to a dependent adult, four counts of.


Adele Gave Her Los Angeles Home to Estranged Husband Simon Konecki 2 Months Before Announcing Split

An early red flag. Adele gifted her home in Los Angeles to estranged husband Simon Konecki months before the pair announced their split. According to property records obtained by Us Weekly, an intrafamily transfer and dissolution took place in February, at which time Konecki, 45, bought the property


Jail Sentence Handed Down to Chemistry Teacher Who Had Sex With Her Student During Summer School & Football Practice; How She Was Caught; Name That State (Pics-Vid)

Another day, another teacher who can’t find a man old enough to drink to have sex with. A former teacher at an elite California private school has pleaded no contest to having unlawful sex with a student in 2017, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday.


BMW in Amber Alert case found near Mexico; teen still missing

Police on Friday found a car associated with a missing teenager and a slaying in Southern California, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. The girl, Alora Benitez, 15, hasn’t turned up, authorities said, and neither have her mother, Maricela Mercado, 40, and Roman Cerratos, both


Eric Garcetti releases new city budget, targets LAPD and homelessness

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has released his proposed budget for the next fiscal year. His largest to date, the proposed $10.6 billion budget sees new investment in infrastructure, police technology and overtime, and illegal cannabis enforcement.


LA Police Issue Bulletin On Missing Teen Girl, Last Seen With Her Mother And Man Wanted For Murder

Authorities in Los Angeles have begun a manhunt for a missing 15-year-old girl who is believed to currently be with a pair of murder suspects. Alora Benitez was last seen Wednesday morning in the Los Angeles suburb of Torrance getting into a BMW. The drivers were identified as 39-year-old Roman Cerr


Ex-LAPD Officer Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for Sexually Assaulting 13-Year-Old Girl in Torrance

A former Los Angeles Police Department officer who admitted to sexually assaulting a 13-year-old girl in her bedroom in Torrance was sentenced on Friday to five years in prison, officials said.


LA County firefighters extinguish house fire in Lakewood

The blaze started shortly before 1:30 p.m. in a garage on the 6300 block of Droxford Street, according to Sky Cornell, a spokesperson for the L.A. County Fire Department. Video courtesy of Romeo Joey Paragas.


Dana Point bank robbery suspect found dead after pursuit may be bandit sought in Costa Mesa and CdM heists, FBI says

A suspect in a Dana Point bank robbery Friday who was found dead at the end of a SWAT standoff following a pursuit to Rancho Santa Margarita may be the “Leatherface Bandit” linked to three previous heists in Orange County, officials said.