Venice, CA


Drake's $75 Million L.A. Home Gets Robbed By Unidentified Burglar

Cops responded to Drake's new home in Los Angeles after a burglar made off with one of the artist's possessions. According to a report TMZ published on Friday, January 27, the Los Angeles Police Department was called to the "Sticky" rapper's new mansion Thursday night after his security witnessed a man leaving he home with something in his hands. The unidentified man apparently broke into the property, took the item and left on foot. He was gone by the time police arrived, but they launched a search throughout the neighborhood. The suspect was eventually found a few hours later while walking down a street.

City of Inglewood mourns death of long-time employee

INGLEWOOD, Calif. – The City of Inglewood has suffered the loss of a long-time employee today. Leonca Cahee has worked for the City for over two decades in the city’s Human Resources Department. According to her LinkedIn profile, she began working for the City in late 2001 as...

24,000 Gallon Raw Sewage Leak Closes Beaches in Venice and Marina del Rey

Wednesday leak near Admiralty Way and Palawan Way cause of closures. A massive 24,000-gallon raw sewage leak shut down several Venice and Marina del Rey beaches on Wednesday, contaminating nearby wet sand as well, according to L.A. County Public Health officials. The spill was initially reported to be 64,000 gallons,...

Missing person Lance Theodore Stone located by LASD

The Missing Persons Unit of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department has located missing person Lance Theodore Stone, the LASD announced early Friday morning. The Missing Persons Unit originally requested the public’s help in locating Stone, who was reported as missing, on Tuesday. Stone, 27, of Kern County,...

SoCal law enforcement officials decry video of fatal Memphis police beating

LOS ANGELES (CNS) — With officers on standby for possible protests in response to the release of graphic video depicting the fatal beating of a 29- year-old Black man by five Memphis, Tennessee, police officers, Southland law enforcement officials Friday universally condemned the chilling images. “The grotesque actions I...
Santa Monica Daily Press

Crime Watch: multitheft suspect

Pac Sun, located on the 1400 block of 3rd Street reported a theft. Officers located a suspect matching the provided description and ordered the individual to stop. The individual, later identified as Jennifer Matoba, fled the area after recognizing the officers and hearing their commands. A foot pursuit ensued and Matoba was eventually handcuffed and taken into the custody. Once detained, Matoba provided a false name. Her real identified was not discovered until fingerprinted and booked into the Santa Monica Jail for stealing a pair of jeans valued at over $60. While conducting their investigation, an employee from the neighboring Burton store approached and stated Matoba had stolen items valued at over $70 from their location early that same day.

Roundup: Santa Anas gust big, sentencing for former NFL player in fatal DUI, more news

Here's a roundup of recent incidents and announcements from Ventura County and regional agencies: Wind gusts reach 60 mph at Camarillo Airport Santa Ana winds produced notable gusts around Ventura and Los Angeles counties Thursday morning, including a 112 mph blast registered along the Magic Mountain Truck Trail in the LA County mountains, the National...
Antelope Valley Press

Victim identified in morning Lancaster hotel fire

LANCASTER — The Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner has identified a woman found dead, on Jan. 18, following an early-morning motel fire. The body of Anna Cotton, 55, was found by firefighters after extinguishing a fire around 4 a.m., at the Lancaster Inn, in the 43000 block of 17th Street West.
Washington Examiner

Los Angeles homelessness figures severely undercounted, report finds

Los Angeles County appears to have severely shorted the number of homeless people on its streets in a 2022 study, according to a newly released survey by Rand Corp . A Sept. 8 report by the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority said 69,144 people were homeless, a 4.1% increase over 2020. The yearly count conducted by volunteers is used as a benchmark for state and federal tax dollars to eradicate the constantly growing crisis.

One Injuried After Explosion On USC Campus

A tragedy as struck the USC and the nearby community after an explosion went off in a building on the USC campus that sent one person to the hospital late Thursday afternoon. Authorities say It all broke out before 4pm when LAFD responded to different reports of explosions and structure fire reprts on the 900 blk of Bloom Wk in the University Park area of South Los Angeles.