CRIME & SAFETY
Weekly Safety Report: Two-Vehicle Crash and Missing Person Case in Bellflower, California
Two incidents occurred in Bellflower, California this week. The first incident involved a two-vehicle crash near a commercial intersection, resulting in the death of two individuals. The second incident is a missing person case, with authorities seeking the public's help in locating a 72-year-old male who was last seen in Bellflower.
Innocent Bystander Killed, Multiple Injuries in Buena Park
An innocent bystander was among five people injured, one fatally, in what many bystanders are describing as a pursuit crash. Orange County Firefighters responded to the intersection shortly before 11:45 AM regarding a two-car collision. Firefighters arrived to find two people trapped in a rolled-over vehicle. According to bystanders off...
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Murder, and Threatening Incident in Palmdale, California
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating three incidents in Palmdale, California. In the first incident, a suspect allegedly shot at pedestrians near a middle school using a BB gun. The second incident involves the family of a deputy who was killed outside the Palmdale Sheriff's Station, with the family filing a $20 million claim. The third incident involves a suspect who threatened an employee at a tobacco shop. The Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect.
Serial Killer Is Targeting Homeless People in Los Angeles Police Think
One individual was attacked as they sat on a sofa in an alleyway in Los Angeles
Weekly Safety Report: Kidnapping, Menacing Incident, and Fatal Crash Shake Whittier
This week in Whittier, California, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the community. These incidents include the brutal kidnapping and murder of a young woman at Penn Park, a menacing attempt to confront a family outside a preschool, and a wrong-way crash that resulted in the death of a Sheriff's Department recruit. These incidents have left the community shocked and concerned about their safety.
Loved ones search for L.A. County girl missing for months
Loved ones are searching for a Los Angeles County girl who has been missing for months. Zoey Lopez, 16, disappeared on July 22. She was last seen leaving her La Puente home, according to The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. The girl’s mother, Adella Lopez, said everything seemed normal that day. When Zoey […]
Weekly Safety Report: Concerns Arise from Chokehold Arrest, Shootings, and Harassment in Los Angeles County
This week in Los Angeles County, California, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety. These incidents include a violent chokehold arrest of an amputee, a former police officer sentenced for crimes committed during his work as a bail agent, shots fired near a middle school, two men found shot to death in Inglewood, a man found dead in the ocean in Hermosa Beach, and harassment of a new taco stand in Glendale.
Officials warn of jury duty scam circulating
Authorities are reminding residents to always keep your guard up when answering unknown calls.
Fire destroys iconic barn at Knott's Berry Farm in Buena Park
A major piece of Southern California amusement park history was destroyed when a former Knott's Berry Farm building went up in flames on Thanksgiving night.
Los Angeles manhunt underway for serial killer suspected in string of deaths
Los Angeles leaders are warning that a potential serial killer has been linked to at least three fatal shootings in the past week.
Las Vegas shootings: 5 more homeless people shot as cops hunt LA serial killer
Five homeless people were shot, leaving two dead, in Las Vegas - just hours after cops revealed they are hunting for a serial killer who murdered another three in Los Angeles. A lone gunman opened fire on the group of homeless people at 5.30pm near a highway overpass in the northern part of Vegas. One victim, a male in 50s, was pronounced dead at the scene due. Two other males in their 30's are listed in stable condition while another male of similar age is listed as critical. One male male who is in his late teens is said to be in stable condition.
Weekly Safety Report: Robbery and Disturbance at Disneyland, Anaheim, California
This week in Anaheim, California, two incidents occurred at Disneyland that raised concerns about safety. In the first incident, a family visiting the theme park was robbed, leaving guests shocked and disappointed. The second incident involved a man who stripped naked and ran wild on a classic ride, causing distress among onlooking guests.
Girl, 14, reported missing from Lynwood
Evelyn Castellanos Cardenas was last seen about 2:30 p.m. Thursday near the 12000 block of Thorenson Avenue in Lynwood, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Woman fatally shot by police in Chatsworth after pointing gun at sister, setting home on fire: LAPD
A woman allegedly pulled out a gun on her sister during an argument Friday and set her Chatsworth home on fire, police say.
1 killed in multi-vehicle crash involving overturned dump truck on 605 Freeway in Whittier
A dump truck overturned in a crash on the 605 Freeway in Whittier, spilling its payload of gravel across all lanes and prompting the closure of the northbound side.
Organized Retail Crime in California: LAPD Increases Patrols for Holiday Shopping Safety
As the holiday shopping season gets into full swing in Los Angeles, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is stepping up its efforts to tackle a surge in organized retail crime. This initiative comes in response to a growing trend of coordinated thefts targeting retail stores across California, particularly during the festive period.