CRIME & SAFETY
Killed UNM student was on academic scholarship from Inglewood, CA
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – More information is coming to light about the University of New Mexico student who was killed over the weekend. Brandon Travis was not from New Mexico but from Inglewood, California. Neither police nor UNM have released information about him but News 13 has found a...
Woman drives on shredded tires during lengthy chase on 5 Freeway through OC, LA
A woman drove on shredded tires during a lengthy chase on the 5 Freeway through Orange and Los Angeles counties.
Stolen vehicle pursuit suspect taken into custody in L.A. County
Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department were in pursuit of two suspects in a stolen vehicle who reportedly rammed one deputy’s vehicle and attempted to hit another. The suspect vehicle, a white sedan, could be seen speeding down lower Azusa Road, near Cogswell Road in El Monte when Sky5 caught up to the […]
SoFi Stadium worker fired after being accused of knocking over street vendor cart
A man who worked at SoFi Stadium has been fired after being accused of knocking over a hot dog stand and injuring a girl in the process. The incident occurred Saturday night after a concert, and video taken after the incident shows cooking pans and food strewn across the sidewalk and a gutter outside the […]
Police search for Inglewood, California murder suspect
Police are searching for a man wanted for the unsolved murder of a woman in Inglewood. On Nov. 6, 2020, Inglewood Police responded to the 200 block of Nutwood Street around 11:39 p.m. When officers arrived at the scene, the victim, Jodeci Daniels, was found fatally shot. The suspect is...
Inglewood mayor updates employees on police chief’s health
INGLEWOOD, Calif. (2UrbanGirls) – Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. provided an early morning update on the health of Chief of Police Mark Fronterotta in a Sunday morning email. “Good morning. Chief is well. Sitting up, went for a walk around the ICU. Conversing. Gets tired but great progress....
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.
Inglewood business owners no longer feel ‘safe’ in the City
INGLEWOOD (2UG) – Owners of several Inglewood restaurants have taken to social media declaring they no longer feel safe as their businesses continue to be vandalized. The Martin family owns the popular Fiesta Martin restaurants which have been broken into multiple times over the years. After reporting the thefts...
Woman arrested after Los Angeles County pursuit
A woman was arrested following a multi-county pursuit on Tuesday night. The suspect was initially pulled over in San Juan Capistrano for a welfare check before speeding off on the 5 Freeway and continuing into L.A. County, according to California Highway Patrol. The compact SUV, which was hit with a spike strip earlier, refused to […]
Man dies after jumping off California cliff into river
A hiker died on Sunday after he jumped off a California cliff into a river below, authorities said.
Missing man last seen in Compton
Authorities sought public help Tuesday to find a 46-year- old man last seen in Compton.
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.
Thieves distract woman, steal her purse at Calabasas Trader Joe’s, officials say
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is looking for information on thieves who distracted a woman and stole her purse at a Trader Joe’s in Calabasas. On May 24, a woman in the grocery store’s parking lot was placing her groceries in the trunk of her vehicle when she was approached by one of the […]
County-crossing pursuit turns into a standoff that stops traffic on I-5 Freeway
The California Highway Patrol was in pursuit of a suspect driving through Orange County and Los Angeles County.The suspect was originally wanted for failing to yield to officers. The motorist is driving a red Toyota RAV 4.The pursuit started in South Orange County and continued onto the northbound I-5 Freeway. With officers trailing not far behind, the suspect continued to drive into Los Angeles County near South Gate, approaching downtown L.A.Officers deployed a spike strip near South Gate but it did not seem to be successful. Authorities threw another spike strip as the pursuit continued into the San Fernando Valley....
Head-On Crash Into Pole Kills Driver in Work Truck
Palmdale, Los Angeles County, CA: A work truck slammed head-on into a power pole killing the driver Tuesday afternoon in the city of Palmdale. The Los Angeles County Fire Department and Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the intersection of Rancho Vista Boulevard and Summerwind Drive for a reported single-vehicle traffic collision around 1:46 p.m., June 6.
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...
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 a.m. 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 […]
Family announces lawsuit in death of street vendor struck by stolen Amazon truck in South LA
Grieving family members announced a lawsuit in connection with the death of a 67-year-old street vendor who was fatally struck by a stolen Amazon truck in South Los Angeles.
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.
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