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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

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-15 18:03:52

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.

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-08-15 13:52:14

LAPD Looking for Driver Caught on Video Apparently Hitting Parking Attendant With Car

A still from surveillance video provided by Los Angeles police on Aug. 15, 2018 shows a driver and a parking attendant in a structure in downtown Los Angeles.Officials on Wednesday releasedsurveillance videoof an assault that left a parking attendant injured in downtown Los Angeles, asking the publi

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-15 23:21:11

Hit-And-Run Closes 101 Freeway - Canyon News

MELROSE—A hit-and-run accident led to a five-hour closure of the Hollywood 101 Freeway Monday, August 13. The crashed occurred around 10 p.m. involving a black Chrysler Sedan and a black 4-door Honda Civic, where the Honda struck the rear driver side of the Chrysler near Melrose Avenue and Mariposa

CANYON NEWS - 2018-08-15 17:28:46

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.

LAWESTMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-14 16:55:27

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.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-15 07:37:48

Ex-Cop Pleads to Sexual Conduct with Teen Cadet - LA West Media

Robert Cain, 32, whose arrest roiled the department and put a black mark on the cadet program that has long been hailed for building bridges between police and the city’s youth, pleaded guilty to oral copulation of a person under 16 and unlawful sexual intercourse.

LAWESTMEDIA.COM - 2018-08-15 19:50:44

Car Chased By Police Slams Violently Into SUV In South LA

The trio in the Honda Civic, however, did not fare as well. One man who was in the car was put in a neck brace, while a woman who had been in the car remained in handcuffs while she was treated by paramedics. A third man who also jumped out of the car was arrested.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-08-15 06:29:16

Man caught on video masturbating on LA's Expo line

"Some lady was having phone sex - like she was full-on moaning," she said. "You can't really do anything. Sometimes you just can't defend yourself - I mean you can, but it's kind of like you just have to blindside it and get out as quick as you can."

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-15 05:14:04

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.

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-15 16:31:47

Investigators work to determine cause of Compton strip mall fire

"We don't like seeing these things happen in our city, we take them very serious," Luis Hernandez, Battalion Chief of the Compton Fire Department, said.

ABC7 LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-15 19:36:48

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.

Q13FOX.COM - 2018-08-15 21:45:31

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)

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-15 17:19:45

Accused Trump Walk of Fame Star Vandal Pleads Not Guilty

Austin Clay, charged with vandalism in the destruction of President Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star, talks about what compelled him to take a pickax to the star on Hollywood Boulevard. Clay spoke Wednesday Aug. 15, 2018 after pleading not guilty to vandalism. (Published 2 minutes ago)

NBC LOS ANGELES - 2018-08-15 17:36:52

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.

LOS ANGELES DAILY NEWS - 2018-08-15 00:21:03

Event: Unheard LA – live in Long Beach (ep.9)

Don't miss the season two finale of KPCC's popular storytelling series "Unheard L.A." at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach. “Unheard L.A.” features stories reflecting the wide range of people, places and perspectives of the Los Angeles area, and brings them to communities all over t

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Man Whose Body Was Found in Market Entry Column Identified - MyNewsLA.com

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.

MYNEWSLA.COM - 2018-08-15 04:42:00

Video captures armed robbery suspects holding up Los Angeles taco truck

The robbery took place at the Tacos El Gallazo truck in South Los Angeles on July 14, Los Angeles police said. Two employees were held at gunpoint during the incident,CBS Los Angeles reported.

FOX NEWS - 2018-08-14 11:43:51

6 Arrested After Violent Motel Disturbance In Claremont

CLAREMONT, CA — Sunday afternoon was disrupted for all at the Motel 6 when a half-dozen people, three of them juveniles, were arrested following a violent disturbance. Though it was not immediately known what set the crowd into a tirade, some of the suspects allegedly threw phones, computer keyboard

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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.

KTLA.COM - 2018-08-14 19:40:00