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Authorities ID man found dead on DTLA freeway onramp
LOS ANGELES – A man who was found dead on the Golden State (5) Freeway near Boyle Heights was identified Friday. The victim was identified by the Los Angeles County Medical Examiner’s office as Kevin Casado, 28, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His city of residence was not immediately known.
Hidden tracker inside stolen designer purse leads arrest of burglary crew
Investigators say that a hidden tracking device inside of a stolen designer purse helped them in the arrests of several members of a burglary crew targeting several Southland communities in recent months. According to Los Angeles Police Department members of the group are suspected of committing at least 20 home burglaries in West Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley. "The M.O. they were using, they were going along the side of the house into the rear yard and smashing one of the windows and going inside," said LAPD Detective Timothy Kirkpatrick. Members of the crew were caught on camera at several different...
Pursuit of carjacking suspect ends with rollover crash in Sun Valley
LOS ANGELES - The pursuit of some carjacking suspects ended with a rollover crash Friday morning. The California Highway Patrol says Azusa police officers were chasing a stolen vehicle when it was involved in a collision in Sun Valley around 1:30 Friday morning. At least four people were arrested. Video...
County Considers $2.6M Settlement for Fire Captain Shot at Agua Dulce Station
Attorneys for Los Angeles County will ask the Board of Supervisors next week to approve a nearly $2.6 million settlement with a fire department captain who was wounded when a fellow firefighter carried out a shooting at the agency’s Agua Dulce station, killing another colleague. Capt. Arnoldo V. Sandoval...
4 arrested for grand theft in Pasadena
Four accused shoplifters are facing felony grand theft charges after they were arrested for allegedly stealing items from a Pasadena Macy's store.
Monrovia Police: Ex Returns Uninvited, Gets Arrested; Thief Abandons Truck When Law Gets Too Close; Woman Bonked on Head as Men Fight in Bar; Etc.
[Monrovia Police activities from the Police Department's Neighborhood Watch Report for September 14 – 20. - Brad Haugaard]. During the last seven-day period, the Police Department handled 346 service events, resulting in 56 investigations. Driving Under the Influence – Suspect Arrested. September 14 at 12:14 a.m., an officer...
Old Town Monrovia honors city historian Steve Baker with new bear statuette
This article comes from the Monrovia Weekly’s opinion column called “Monrovia Old Town Report,” written weekly by contributor Shawn Spencer. Modeled after our beloved city historian and treasurer, Steve Baker, our new bear is perched at the northern tip of Old Town. Mr. Monopoly Samson sits on the northeast corner of Myrtle and Foothill, grandly welcoming all who enter Old Town. Our city can dedicate a building to Steve, a bench, or a hundred other things, but this bear is just perfect: Dapper and distinguished and just so darn cute. Just like Steve.
LA County promoting new efforts to fight fentanyl abuse
State, county and community leaders are promoting a united effort to save lives called Fentanyl Frontline.
Sentencing Due in EBT Card Skimming Case
A Romanian national who swiped thousands of dollars in Los Angeles County food and assistance payments from the needy using cloned ATM cards faces sentencing Friday.
These Pasadena, CA based puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around Pasadena.
‘Peaceful but not graceful’: Stolen vehicle suspect’s pants get stuck while trying to surrender after L.A. chase
The driver of a stolen vehicle was taken into custody after a wild chase on multiple Los Angeles freeways and surface streets Thursday afternoon. LAPD officers were called to assist in the stolen vehicle chase just before 3 p.m. as the driver was in the express lanes of the 110 Freeway. It’s unclear where and […]
Serial killer makes Kern court appearance
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — He killed his aunt and uncle in Texas, then followed that up by bludgeoning five homeless men to death in attacks that occurred over a two-week span in Los Angeles and Santa Monica. Sentenced to life without parole last year, 52-year-old Ramon Escobar‘s ability to cause havoc was seemingly curtailed. Just […]
CHP to conduct DUI checkpoint
The California Highway Patrol, Newhall Area Office will be conducting a sobriety checkpoint Friday in the unincorporated area of Los Angeles County. The checkpoint will begin at approximately 8 p.m. and conclude at approximately 2 a.m. Saturday. The location will be announced just prior to the operation. Motorists approaching the...
Chief Harris Says Pending No-Bail Policing Will Not Change Department’s Commitment
In an update on a coming no-bail policy scheduled to be implemented next month, Pasadena Police Chief Gene Harris said the change will not impact arrests by local police officers. “With our commitment to the community, we will continue to arrest where necessary and let the aftermath take care of...
$218K in stolen retail merchandise found in backyard of L.A. home
Authorities with the California Highway Patrol’s Organized Retail Theft Task Force on Wednesday announced the recovery of more than $200,000 worth of stolen merchandise and the arrest of 10 suspects in connection with a retail theft fencing operation.
Stabbing on Mt. San Antonio College campus stemmed from fight between students
A student at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut is facing charges after stabbing another student on campus.
Deadly Rollover Crash Prompts Closure of Imperial Highway
LA HABRA, CA, Sept. 22 (KNN) — A female and her preteen daughter were hospitalized after striking a red SUV that turned in front of them, in front of a Target store in La Habra late Thursday evening, killing the motorist of the other vehicle. The Los Angeles County...
Hotel Conference in Los Angeles Leads to Shigella Outbreak, Inflicts 32 Attendees
Last month, a conference at the Westin Bonaventure in downtown Los Angeles caused a Shigella outbreak, a highly contagious bacteria, infecting 32 of over 300 attendees. This health crisis occurred during a Kaiser employees' meeting, leaving individuals with severe stomach pain, fever and, in some cases, kidney failure and sepsis due to the bacterium's aggressive nature. Public health officials are currently investigating the origin of the outbreak.
2 more suspects arrested for YSL flash-mob robbery in Glendale
A 21-year-old woman and a 23-year-old man were arrested Wednesday in connection to the flash mob-style robbery that was caught on video at the Yves Saint Laurent store at the Americana at Brand in Glendale last month. Video of the Aug. 8 incident showed multiple people in dark clothes, hoods...
Vicious Crime Exposes Dark Side of an Upscale LA Neighborhood
In the neighborhood of Hancock Park a Los Angeles woman found herself at the center of an ordeal, losing an estimated $100,000 in jewelry and cash, after armed criminals followed her into the condominium's gated parking garage. The entire incident was captured by surveillance cameras, revealing how the suspects, believed...