CRIME & SAFETY
Toddler shot near South LA restaurant, prompting search for 2 suspects
A toddler was shot outside a hamburger restaurant in South Los Angeles, prompting police to search for two suspects.
Another Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Gang Member Admits The Department Has Plenty Of Gang Members
From the gang-members-first,-law-enforcement-officers-second dept. The Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department doesn’t have a great track record. In addition to the usual stuff expected from law enforcement agencies (biased policing, zero accountability, civil rights abuses, excessive force deployment), the LASD has been home to deputy gangs pretty much since its inception.
'Deadly consequences' of Los Angeles DA Gascon's 'soft-on-crime' approach felt after murder suspect released
Los Angeles Deputy District Attorney Shea Sanna joined "Sunday Night in America" host Trey Gowdy to discuss the consequences of LA District Attorney George Gascon's "soft-on-crime" policies.
Bodycam: LAPD stop knife-wielding man who attacked Metro passengers
LOS ANGELES — Body-worn camera video from the Los Angeles Police Department shows officers chasing a knife-wielding man through a Metro station, leading to shots fired in a parking lot, KABC reports. The officer-involved shooting happened in May after there was a report of a man walking around brandishing...
Stadium employee accused of hurting girl while flipping mom's hot dog cart in Los Angeles
An employee at SoFi Stadium is accused of hurting a 12-year-old girl when he flipped her mom’s hot dog cart while the woman was using the restroom. Marlene Morales was watching the cart with her siblings at a concert outside the stadium Saturday when several witnesses say the employee, identified by the stadium as a third-party vendor who has been fired, flipped the cart, scattering the family’s potential earnings onto the ground.
California man faces 21 years for trying to smuggle in frozen, roasted eels
A Pomona man with a wholesale food business in Industry faces a possible 21 years in federal prison for trying to sneak in frozen roasted eels adulterated with unsafe animal drugs that already had been rejected by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Kevin Sheng Hsiang Fang, 41, and Yong...
26-year-old dies after rear-ending big rig, police searching for truck driver
Los Angeles police are trying to track down a big rig driver after a 26-year-old crashed into the back of the truck and died.The fatal crash happened during the early morning hours of June 3 on Lankershim Boulevard near Cayuga Avenue in Sun Valley. According to the Los Angeles Police Department, a 26-year-old woman was driving north on Lankershim when she rear-ended the trailer of the semi. The collision caused the woman to lose control of her blue 2015 Nissan Versa and rollover. When firefighters arrived at the scene the woman was already dead. Police are describing this crash as a hit-and-run since the truck driver did not stop to help the woman. The big rig was last seen driving north on Lankershim. Investigators are looking for any motorists that witnessed the crash and asking for help locating the truck driver. If you witnessed this collision, police urge you to contact Valley Traffic Division Detectives, Officer Hansen at (818) 644-8255 or Officer Freeman at (818) 644-8115. Those wishing to stay anonymous can submit their tips to LA Crime Stoppers.People who submit information that leads to the resolution of this hit-and-run collision can receive a reward of up to $50,000.
Jail Surveillance Video Released by ACLU Shows Deputies Smashing Man’s Head into Concrete Wall
LOS ANGELES, CA – A jail surveillance video caught an incarcerated man’s head being violently smashed into a solid concrete jail wall by sheriff’s deputies at the Los Angeles Men’s Central Jail without any obvious reason, according to a newly released 15-second video obtained by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Purse thieves hit Beverly Hills restaurants
A pair of thieves targeted a series of upscale Beverly Hills restaurants over the weekend, stealing expensive handbags from unsuspecting patrons while they were eating.
Woman reported missing from MacArthur Park area
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Sunday circulated photos of a 40-year-old bipolar Northern Californian woman who may be in the MacArthur Park area of Los Angeles.
Van Nuys Man Faces Arraignment in Darknet Drugs Case
A San Fernando Valley man is set to be arraigned Tuesday on federal charges alleging he used darknet marketplaces to sell hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of fentanyl-laced pills and cocaine to buyers nationwide,. Brian McDonald, 22, of Van Nuys — whose aliases include “Malachai Johnson” and “SouthSideOxy”...
Man shot, killed in downtown LA
An investigation is underway after a man was shot and killed in downtown Los Angeles Sunday evening. It happened around 10:40 p.m. at the intersection of Hill and West 1st streets.
1 dead after shootout with security guards in South L.A., police say
A man opened fire on a security guard in South L.A. before he was fatally shot by another guard, police said. The wounded guard was taken to a hospital.
Missing Santa Clarita woman found dead
Christy Lee Anderson, 42, was found dead on the 22900 block of Sherman Way in West Hills, according to Lt. Aimee Earl, investigator for the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner. Anderson was first listed as a missing person by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department on Saturday evening...
8-year-old dies after driver crashes into shipping container in Pico-Union
An 8-year-old boy was killed after a 36-year-old woman crashed their car into a shipping container in Pico-Union on Saturday.
A Teacher Tased By The LAPD Died Of An Enlarged Heart And Cocaine Use, Coroner Says
Keenan Anderson, a Black man, died hours after Los Angeles police officers repeatedly tased him in January. The coroner's office said the manner of death was not determined.
Authorities ID man found shot to death in Pomona alley
POMONA, Calif. – Authorities Monday identified a man who was found shot to death in an alley in Pomona over the weekend. Officers sent to Garey Avenue and Grove Street about 12:20 a.m. Sunday found a man suffering from gunshot wounds, the Pomona Police Department reported. Alexander Adorno, 43,...
Boy, 14, uses stolen cars to burglarize Torrance businesses, police say
A 14-year-old boy faces almost two dozen felony charges for a series of alleged commercial burglaries in Torrance. Between 3:30 and 5:30 a.m. on April 27, the unidentified teen used a stolen car to burglarize 11 businesses “in close proximity” to each other in the north part of Torrance, leaving “signs of forced entry via a smashed window” on several structures, according to the Torrance Police Department.
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