Newport Beach, CA

Manhunt underway for killer of Monterey Park police officer

A manhunt was underway Tuesday for whoever shot and killed a Monterey Park police officer in the parking lot of a gym in Downey. “Right now our main focus is making sure that the person who did this is brought to justice and the investigation is allowed to take place the way it needs to […]

Bellator rebooks Aaron Pico-Jeremy Kennedy bout for October

Bellator MMA has rebooked a featherweight matchup between Aaron Pico and Jeremy Kennedy in October, officials told ESPN on Tuesday. The 145-pound bout will take place at Bellator 286 on Oct. 1 in Long Beach, California. That event is headlined by a featherweight title fight between champion Patricio "Pitbull" Freire (33-5) and Adam Borics (18-1). Per Bellator officials, a bantamweight fight between former champion Juan Archuleta (25-4) and Enrique Barzola (18-6-2) has also been added to the card.

Off-duty officer shot, killed in Downey

DOWNEY, Calif. (CNS) — A wide-ranging search was continuing Tuesday for the person or people who gunned down an off-duty Monterey Park Police Department officer outside a gym in Downey, as the tight-knit law enforcement agency mourned the loss of one of its own. The shooting was reported about...

Man throws alcohol at Westminster restaurant workers while trying to steal food

A Westminster restaurant owner pushed back when a man walked into her closed store and tried to steal food.Police are looking for the suspect, who walked into Prepped With Love in Westminster on Sunday night. Security video shows the man walking into the closed restaurant, where three women were working, and walking straight to the refrigerators, where some prepared meals were stored. The store owner's daughter first pushed a prep table at him and kept it between them. The store owner then ran up and pushed the man away from the opened refrigerator with a plastic storage container. "He was very physical with pushing the table back, not only that, but he also had an open can of alcohol which he actually threw at my face," employee Mary Dao said. "It fell all over me and all over the floor."Suspect information was not released, but video shows the man wore red shorts and a blue or gray T-shirt with writing on the back.

Former church worker from La Mirada arrested in child pornography investigation

A former church worker has been charged with felony counts of possessing child pornography, and investigators believe he may have more victims.Andrew Williams, 33, of La Mirada, was arrested last Wednesday and booked on several counts of possessing child pornography following a months-long investigation by West Covina police, the Los Angeles Regional Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, and the U.S. Marshals Service. West Covina police say he has since been charged by the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office.According to Los Angeles County sheriff's jail records, Williams is being held without bail. He is scheduled to make his next court appearance Thursday.Police say Williams previously worked at a church, most recently worked in San Dimas, and has previously lived in Costa Mesa. Because of where he used to work, detectives believe there may be potential physical victims and have released a booking photo of Williams.Anyone with information about the investigation can contact West Covina police Detective Iside at (626) 939-8735.

Southwest flight attendant breaks back during rough landing

A Southwest Airlines flight attendant suffered a broken back during a landing that was so rough she believed the plane was crashing, according to federal safety investigators. The terrifying incident occurred on Southwest Flight 2029, as it was traveling from Oakland to John Wayne Airport in Orange County on July 1, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) said in a report Friday. As the plane was landing on a runway, it hit the ground with such force that the crew member thought the flight had crashed, the NTSB said. The woman, who was not named, felt pain in her back and neck and...

LSX-Powered 1973 Chevy Camaro Was Built For The Track: Video

A purpose-built 1973 Chevy Camaro autocross build that was recently completed by Long Beach, California-based shop P2 Fabrication was the subject of another video from the muscle car-obsessed folks behind the AutotopiaLA channel on YouTube. The owner of this unique 1973 Chevy Camaro, Laura, took delivery of the car in...

Global superstar J Balvin to headline 2022 NFL Kickoff Concert on Sept. 8

Singer J Balvin will headline the 2022 NFL Kickoff Concert presented by Verizon, set to take place as part of the NFL Kickoff Experience on Thursday, Sept. 8. The kickoff experience and concert will be held at Alamitos Beach in Long Beach, Calif., ahead of the first regular season game of 2022 between the Bills and Rams later that night at SoFi Stadium.
San Diego Channel

Off-duty police officer shot to death outside Southern California gym

DOWNEY, Calif. (CNS) - A wide-ranging search was continuing Tuesday for the person or people who gunned down an off-duty Monterey Park Police Department officer outside a gym in Downey, as the tight-knit law enforcement agency mourned the loss of one of its own. The shooting was reported about 3:30...

BREAKING: Athletics Director Andy Fee Leaving Long Beach State, Headed to Washington

The562’s coverage of Long Beach State athletics for the 2022-23 season is sponsored by Marilyn Bohl. Big changes are coming at Long Beach State, as Executive Director of Athletics Andy Fee announced his departure from the university on Tuesday morning. Fee has been the AD at the Beach for just over five years, but is leaving for a position at the University of Washington, where he will become the Deputy Athletics Director and Chief of Staff for the Huskies.
Aspen Daily News

Aspen police release identity of deceased woman

A 31-year-old woman that was transported from the Little Nell to Aspen Valley Hospital, where she later died, has been identified. Alexandra Turner, of Newport Beach, California, was visiting friends in Aspen, Aspen Police Detective Rick Magnuson confirmed Tuesday morning, adding that Turner's next of kin had been notified of her death.