CRIME & SAFETY
Man Killed in Lawndale Identified
A 34-year-old man who was killed in Lawndale was identified by the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner’s office Saturday. David Bacon’s death was ruled a homicide. According to the medical examiner, he died of blunt head trauma. Deputies responded to the 3800 block of Manhattan Beach...
Sentencing Due for Rolling Hills Man in Fentanyl Death of South Bay Teen
A Rolling Hills man is facing at least 20 years in federal prison at sentencing Friday for providing fentanyl-laced pills to a 15-year-old boy who ate them and died in May 2020. Alexander Declan Bell Wilson, 22, was convicted in May after a five-day trial of distribution of fentanyl resulting...
Fire engulfs carport at Carson apartment complex; 3 vehicles destroyed
A fire erupted in a carport at an apartment complex in Carson, leaving three vehicles destroyed.
Weekly Safety Report: Concerns Arise from Chokehold Arrest, Shootings, and Harassment in Los Angeles County
This week in Los Angeles County, California, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety. These incidents include a violent chokehold arrest of an amputee, a former police officer sentenced for crimes committed during his work as a bail agent, shots fired near a middle school, two men found shot to death in Inglewood, a man found dead in the ocean in Hermosa Beach, and harassment of a new taco stand in Glendale.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Murder, and Threatening Incident in Palmdale, California
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is investigating three incidents in Palmdale, California. In the first incident, a suspect allegedly shot at pedestrians near a middle school using a BB gun. The second incident involves the family of a deputy who was killed outside the Palmdale Sheriff's Station, with the family filing a $20 million claim. The third incident involves a suspect who threatened an employee at a tobacco shop. The Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in identifying the suspect.
Loved ones search for L.A. County girl missing for months
Loved ones are searching for a Los Angeles County girl who has been missing for months. Zoey Lopez, 16, disappeared on July 22. She was last seen leaving her La Puente home, according to The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. The girl’s mother, Adella Lopez, said everything seemed normal that day. When Zoey […]
$20,000 reward offered after man gunned down in Compton
A $20,000 reward is being offered for information after a man was shot to death on a sidewalk in Compton. On Dec. 30, 2018, Cymundi Demetrius Bracken, 46, was standing on a sidewalk on the 2000 block of North Parmelee Avenue at around 1:37 a.m. Shots were fired by an unknown suspect, striking Bracken, according […]
Tragic Accidental Shooting in Canyon Country Claims Young Boy's Life
CANYON COUNTRY, CA (LAI) - In a heartbreaking incident in Canyon Country, a 12-year-old boy named William Lemus Ayala lost his life due to an accidental shooting. The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department reported that the tragic event took place around 6:30 a.m. on November 6, near Sand Canyon and Placerita Canyon roads.
Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Federal Prison for Crime Spree
A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 120 months in federal prison for committing a carjacking and used a BB gun to commit eight armed robberies of gas stations and convenience stores in Los Angeles County earlier this year. Namir Malik Ali Greene, 23, was sentenced by United States...
Discover the 7 Most Dangerous Neighborhoods in Alhambra, Los Angeles
Alhambra, situated in the western San Gabriel Valley region of Los Angeles County, California, boasts a rich history and a diverse culture. However, like any urban area, it encompasses both safe havens and areas with higher crime rates. This article aims to highlight the seven neighborhoods in Alhambra that are considered the most prone to criminal activities.
D.A. Gascón’s Secret Scheme to Release a Convicted Cop Killer and Mexican Mafia Shot Caller
GUEST COMMENTARY - On May 29, 1979, Jesse Gonzales murdered Los Angeles County Deputy Sheriff Jack Williams and left William’s two daughters -- then 11 and 12 -- without a father. Those daughters have missed their dad every day for 44 years. But now Los Angeles County District Attorney...
Grand Theft at Macy's in Valencia: Over $9,000 in Merchandise Stolen
VALENCIA, LOS ANGELES (LAI) - In a recent incident at the Macy's store in Valencia, two individuals reportedly stole over $9,000 worth of merchandise. According to the Twitter account @SCV_Incidents, the theft occurred at the Macy's located on McBean Parkway.
Re-sentencing bid rejected for mom convicted in toddler's death
A state appeals court panel has rejected a bid for re-sentencing by a woman convicted of second-degree murder for the death of her 23-month-old son.
Drug “Supermarket” Dealer Busted
As the shadow of Death continues to spread across so many communities, the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department Fentanyl and Overdose Crimes Units (VC FOCUS) are working overtime as they collaborate with multiple regional law enforcement agencies to stem the tide of illicit drugs washing through their jurisdiction. Evidence of...
In the Midst of Compton Clamor, the LA Sheriff's Office Urgently Searches for Missing Jakenia Bullock
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is reaching out to the public with an urgent appeal for assistance in the search for Jakenia Star Bullock, an at-risk missing person from Compton. Bullock, a 28-year-old black woman, vanished last Monday from North Locust Avenue in the heart of Compton, sparking concern and a widespread call to action, as reported by Nixle.
Carport fire damages several cars in Carson
At least five cars were damaged after a partial garage fire at a residential building in Carson Wednesday night. The incident was reported at 9:35 p.m., at the apartment building located in the 23200 block of Sesame Street. Firefighters from the Los Angeles County Fire Department knocked the fire down in 45 minutes.
Arrest made in deadly San Dimas follow-home robbery
Authorities have made an arrest in connection with a deadly follow-home robbery that left one man dead in a residential San Dimas neighborhood. Deputies responded to the 1800 block of Hawkbrook Drive just before 7 p.m. on reports of the incident. At the scene, authorities discovered the man, identified by the L.A. County Department […]
2 arrested in string of armed robberies targeting victims wearing high-end jewelry in LA and Orange counties
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. - Officials with the Beverly Hills Police Department on Thursday announced the arrests of two men in their 20s accused of multiple armed robberies in Los Angeles and Orange counties from July through October, adding the crimes primarily targeted victims for their luxury watches and jewelry. BHPD...
Girl, 14, reported missing from Lynwood
Evelyn Castellanos Cardenas was last seen about 2:30 p.m. Thursday near the 12000 block of Thorenson Avenue in Lynwood, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
9-year-old girl was drowned
WESTMINSTER (AP) – An Orange County woman was charged this week with drowning her 9-year-old daughter in a bathtub where her decomposing body was found days later, prosecutors said.