CRIME & SAFETY
Vehicle Flies Off 57 Freeway Into Dirt; Child in Critical Condition, 1 Adult Injured
POMONA, CA, Sept. 30 (KNN) — A child is in critical condition and another person was injured after a vehicle crashed off the 57 Freeway overnight in the city of Pomona. California Highway Patrol and the Los Angeles County Fire Department responded to a traffic collision involving a vehicle that flew off the 57 Freeway shortly after midnight Saturday morning and landed in a dirt area near Temple Avenue.
Burned body found along 5 Freeway in Los Angeles
Police are investigating the discovery of a charred human body after a small fire just off the 5 Freeway in Los Angeles early Saturday. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, fire crews responded to a small fire near the embankment between the southbound span of the 5 and the North Broadway exit in Lincoln […]
Big rig jackknifes on I-5 exit at Sierra Highway
The California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles County Fire Department received a call at 7:11 a.m. Saturday of a jackknifed big rig that was traveling southbound on Interstate 5 on the Sierra Highway off-ramp, according to Officer Michael Nasir with the California Highway Patrol. No injuries were reported — only...
Search underway for driver in Inglewood hit-and-run crash that killed 28-year-old woman
Police in Inglewood are seeking the public's help in identifying the driver who struck and killed a 28-year-old woman.
Man hit by driver while crossing street in Santa Monica
SANTA MONICA – A 56-year-old man was struck by a vehicle in Santa Monica Friday and was transported to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. According to the Santa Monica Police Department, officers responded to the intersection of Ocean and Marguerita avenues Friday around 8:34 a.m. to a report regarding a traffic collision.
Pilot on Delta Flight to Los Angeles Became Incapacitated
It has emerged that a pilot onboard a Delta flight to Los Angeles became incapacitated, resulting in a diversion to Minneapolis. Never good to hear about this. Check out more below -
LAPD officer charged with embezzlement for allegedly fraudulently collecting overtime pay
A Los Angeles Police Department officer has been charged with grand theft by embezzlement for allegedly fraudulently collecting overtime pay in 2022, authorities said.
Woman Killed in Crash Near Van Nuys Identified
A 51-year-old woman who was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on the San Diego (405) Freeway in the Van Nuys area was identified Friday. Paramedics were sent to the northbound 405 Freeway near Sherman Way about 6:30 a.m. Wednesday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The Los Angeles County...
5 men sought by FBI in Los Angeles for EBT scams
The FBI is asking the public for help in locating five men wanted for allegedly defrauding EBT users. According to a social media post from FBI Los Angeles, the five men illegally installed skimming devices on point-of-sale terminals to illegally access funds in victims’ EBT cards. The five men have been identified as: Each […]
Arrest made in brutal beating of teen at L.A. McDonald’s
Los Angeles Police announced an arrest Thursday in connection with the beating of a 13-year-old girl at a McDonald’s restaurant. The suspect, Ariana Lauifi, faces charges of felony child abuse. Investigators said tips from the public helped them track down and identify her as the suspect. The assault happened on Sept. 6 at a McDonald’s […]
Woman Attacks 15-Year-Old Surfer in Los Angeles (Video)
El Porto, in the surfside Los Angeles suburb of Manhattan Beach, is a funny place. On average, it’s not a good surf spot, when it comes to quality; yet it’s often swarming with crowds. It does have its days, mostly in the winter, but they are fleeting. And because of the crowds, there’s often ...
Woman Killed By Speeding Sedan in Arlington Heights
A woman walking in a marked crosswalk was struck and killed by a speeding sedan in the Arlington Heights community of South Los Angeles, authorities said Saturday. A four-door white sedan going westbound on Venice Boulevard, approaching the intersection at Seventh Avenue, struck the woman at about 9:55 p.m. Friday, the Los Angeles Police Department reported.
‘Please meet the devil:’ Serial killer admits strangling Delano cellmate
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — A Los Angeles serial killer admitted to killing his cellmate at a Delano prison over the other man’s poor hygiene, according to court documents. Ramon Escobar said he was only housed with Juan Villanueva for five days in February before Villanueva’s “foul smell” and “disregard of common sense and selfishness” led […]
Fatal Crash in Carthay Neighborhood of West Los Angeles Leaves One Dead
LOS ANGELES, California (LAI) - A tragic incident unfolded in the Carthay neighborhood of West Los Angeles on Thursday afternoon, resulting in the loss of one life and injury to an elderly man following a two-vehicle crash.
Arrest in Tupac Shakur killing stemmed from Biggie Smalls death investigation
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The first arrest in the 1996 slaying of Tupac Shakur had its roots in the investigation of the killing of Biggie Smalls. The shooting deaths of the two hip-hop luminaries and rivals — Shakur in Las Vegas and Smalls in Los Angeles six months later — have always been culturally inseparable, and one man, Duane Keffe D. Davis, found himself involved in both investigations. On Friday, Davis was arrested and charged with murder, with prosecutors saying he ordered and masterminded the Shakur killing. Now retired Los Angeles police detective Greg Kading was assigned to investigate the slaying of Smalls — whose legal name was Christopher Wallace — and in 2009 interviewed Davis as a person of interest in the case. Davis had had been at the party at the Peterson Automotive Museum that Wallace had just left when he was shot.
Closure But At Such a Cost. The Story Behind Andrea Vazquez’s Disappearance in Los Angeles County
In a recent update to the harrowing incident that gripped the community of Whittier, detectives have arrested 20-year-old Gabriel Sean Esparza in relation to the shooting and alleged kidnapping of 19-year-old Andrea Vazquez. Esparza, a local resident, is presently in custody at the Whittier Police Department jail. Charges against him include murder and kidnapping, and he's held without bail.