CRIME & SAFETY
Breaking News: Shoot-Out Erupts at Los Angeles Apartment Complex, Standoff Underway
Los Angeles, California (LAI) - A tense situation is unfolding at an apartment complex in Los Angeles, as law enforcement agencies respond to reports of gunfire. The incident occurred in the 15000 block of Serrano Avenue, near Hollywood Boulevard.
Los Angeles on Edge: Killer at Large as Police Plea for Help to Solve Shocking Daytime Murder
As reported by LAPD, on September 23, a man was brutally murdered in broad daylight by an unknown suspect in Los Angeles, igniting fear and raising questions about the safety of our neighborhoods. At approximately 3:15 p.m. in Vermont Square, LAPD 77th Street Area patrol officers rushed to the scene,...
Man dies from injuries after being fatally shot in Compton
COMPTON, Calif. – A man was shot and killed in Compton, authorities said Monday. The shooting was reported Friday around 10:20 p.m. in the 500 block of East Rosecrans Avenue between Alameda Street and Santa Fe Avenue, according to the Sheriff’s Information Bureau. The victim was taken to...
Family of man fatally shot by Inglewood police files claim against city
The family of a man shot and killed by police in Inglewood last week is pursuing legal action against the department.
Authorities ID Man Fatally Shot in Vermont Square
Authorities Monday identified a man who was shot to death while sitting in a vehicle in the Vermont Square area of Los Angeles. Officers responded to a “shots fired” call at 51st Place and Denker Avenue at about 3:15 p.m. Saturday, and they found the man in the vehicle with a gunshot wound, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Male Struck and Killed in Hit-and-Run Collision on Santa Monica Freeway
A male pedestrian was struck and killed Monday evening on the Santa Monica (10) Freeway in an apparent hit-and-run collision. Responding officers arrived shortly before 8:30 p.m. to the westbound portion of the freeway near Crenshaw Boulevard regarding a pedestrian struck by a vehicle and the vehicle that hit him fled, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Violent daylight robbery in Chinatown's Angie's boutique
The vibrant streets of Chinatown in Los Angeles were recently shaken by a violent robbery at Angie's Boutique. The incident, which took place in broad daylight, was captured on camera, revealing the audacity of the assailant and the vulnerability of small businesses in the area.
Another Burglar Hits Montana Avenue
Adding to Other Recent Incidents at Some of the Road’s More Than 150 Dining Spots and Retailers. Another thief has impacted business operations along Montana Avenue in Santa Monica as the FBI and SMPD are investigating an armed robbery that took place Sept. 22. The suspect, who both entities...
Westside residents hit by string of car burglaries
A series of window-shattering car burglaries in Brentwood and Marina Del Rey have many residents in the area wondering if it might be the same thief or thieves committing the crimes. Barns Lau and Jas Singh live several miles apart, but both were victims of car burglaries overnight. Singh, a resident of Brentwood parked […]
3 critically injured in Inglewood crash
Three people were critically injured in an Inglewood crash Monday afternoon. The crash was reported around 12:35 p.m. near the intersection of South Renaissance Way and West Pincay Drive, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. One of the three patients had been trapped in a vehicle and was rescued. No further details about […]
Los Angeles Pedestrian Dies After Hit-and-Run Crash on Hoover Street: Driver at Large
Earlier on Monday, September 23, a male pedestrian met a tragic fate when he was struck by a white pickup truck near the intersection of Hoover Street and Pico Boulevard. While the victim fought for his life, he would ultimately succumb to his injuries, according to a Los Angeles Police Department report.
Law Enforcement Seek Community Help to Identify First Citizens Bank Robbery Suspect
A robbery took place at First Citizens Bank on Montana Ave., causing local law enforcement to issue an immediate appeal. The suspect, shown in security footage wielding a weapon at the counter, fled in a black BMW X5 SUV.
The Irvine Police arrested five suspects from L.A. after they robbed a Marshalls store
Last Saturday, around 1:40 p.m., the Irvine Police Department was notified about a theft in progress at the Marshalls Department Store located at 3781 Alton Parkway. Several witnesses videotaped an organized retail theft by five female individuals, some wearing surgical masks. The party of five entered the store and began...
‘It Was Totally Unprovoked’: Woman Drags 13-Year-Old to the Floor In Vicious Random Attack In Los Angeles McDonald’s While Onlookers Just Stand By and Film
A 13-year-old California girl’s school year is not starting out as she planned. After leaving school, she and her friends stopped by a local McDonald’s in L.A.’s Harbor City, where she was assaulted by an adult woman whom she had never met. Kassidy Jones said the woman,...
Video shows shootout involving off-duty LAPD reserve officer and gunman in Bakersfield
The Los Angeles Police Department released surveillance video of a shooting involving an off-duty LAPD officer and a gunman in Bakersfield.
Pedestrian hit and killed in Mid-City
The California Highway Patrol was investigating after a male pedestrian was hit by a car and killed in Mid-City. It happened around 9 p.m. Monday on the westbound 10-Freeway at the Crenshaw on-ramp. Officers said it was unclear why the person was walking on the on-ramp. It is not known at this time if the driver stopped at the scene. The identity of the victim has not been released. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, the CHP said. The Los Angeles Police Department was investigating the fatal traffic collision.(This is a developing story. Check back for updates.)
1 arrested in Downey quadruple-shooting
An arrest has been made in the Downey bar shooting that left four people hurt.
California mall forced to close early — dozens of teens climb on cars, light fireworks
The Lakewood Center closed its doors early on Saturday night as hundreds of teenagers were involved in disturbances that spilled into the mall parking lots, where around 100 teenagers climbed on cars, lit fireworks and caused additional mayhem, authorities said. Deputies from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Lakewood Station...
4 charged with stealing from California Macy’s suspected in 15 other thefts, police say
Four people charged earlier this month with stealing thousands in clothing from Macy’s in Pasadena are suspected of committing retail thefts in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Ventura counties, police said. The group, who had Romanian passports, have been linked to 15 other thefts, according to Pasadena Police...