Crime

CHP Officers Killed

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3 dead, 1 arrested after Santa Barbara 101 crash

The California Highway Patrol says 17-year-old high school seniors Danielle Murillo and Jessica Leffew of Torrance were killed, along with 20-year-old Brian Lopez of Los Angeles.

Glendale Arson Fires

Glendale police seek arsonist behind series of fires

Glendale Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest related to a series of arson fires in recent months.

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California man held in Vegas on human traffic charge

Laron Darrell Carter was arrested Monday after Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies found a 16-year-old girl who had been reported missing from Minneapolis and told deputies she was forced into prostitution.

OC students, tutor could face charges for altering grades

The Orange County District Attorney's Office is reviewing a grade altering case involving 11 Corona del Mar High School students and their tutor.

Reward offered in mutilation of pelican

The International Bird Rescue says it appears a knife or similar sharp instrument was used to cut the bird's pouch, which it uses to scoop up fish.

Shooting prompts LAPD to reassess security at police stations

The LAPD is reviewing security at the front desks of police stations after a gunman opened fire two weeks ago inside the lobby of a Mid-City station, wounding one officer.

Guns, badges stolen during police charity game

KCBS-TV reports the items were taken Saturday from a locker room at Salesian High School while Los Angeles officers played against their San Diego colleagues.

Suspect in custody following officer-involved shooting

A suspect is in custody after being shot by a Los Angeles police officer today at around 4:31 p.m. in downtown Los Angeles. His condition is not known.

US marshal shoots defendant in federal court (updated)

Defendant Siale Angilau was one of 17 people named in a 29-count racketeering indictment filed in 2008 accusing gang members of conspiracy, assault, robbery and weapons offenses.

Man arrested after allegedly stabbing wife

The Inland Valley Daily Bulletin reports Ik Hwan Yeo was taken into custody late Saturday in the West Hills neighborhood of the San Fernando Valley.

Sylmar nurse in critical condition after stabbing

A nurse is in critical condition after being stabbed multiple times while on the job in a northern Los Angeles County hospital.

2 men injured in Venice Beach stabbings

Police are searching for suspects after two men were stabbed on the oceanfront walk at Venice Beach.

Palmdale teen killed when driver slams into her bedroom

A sleeping teenager was killed early Sunday when an SUV, driven by a suspected DUI driver, slammed into her first floor bedroom in Palmdale, NBC4 reported.

Sen. Leland Yee corruption probe leading to entrapment claims

A corruption sting that netted state Sen. Leland Yee and Chinatown figure Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow is seen as entrapment by some.

Police raid LA Times building after threat reports

Police have taken a man into custody inside the Los Angeles Times building after reports of a shooting threat.

LA-area coach gets over 130 years for molestations

Prosecutors said that for nearly 17 years, Renoir Vincent Valenti — who used several aliases — molested a girl and 14 boys, including six soccer players he coached.