When the dust settled and the exhaust fumes cleared, a street-racing bust in unincorporated South L.A. early Monday led to dozens of arrests, hundreds of citations and more than 50 vehicles towed, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials said.
A brush fire that quickly spread through chest-high vegetation at Prado Dam near Corona was sparked by an unattended cooking fire, the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection said.
In all his years with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, Det. Danny Gore had never seen a case like this.
Southern California got an unwanted preview of its premature fire season Thursday as brush fires stoked by winds broke out in five counties.
The measles outbreak that started in Disneyland and reached beyond U.S. borders, sparking a national debate on the merits of vaccinations, could be declared over Friday if no new cases are reported, state health officials said.
Kim Richards of “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” fame was arrested for allegedly trespassing and resisting arrest after police say she refused to leave a hotel bathroom and later tried to kick an officer in the groin.
A Yuba City, Calif., police officer was arrested by federal agents Wednesday on suspicion of trafficking cocaine, authorities announced.
For three days beginning Saturday, Riverside County sheriff’s deputies searched for a gunman who had fired on civilians and law enforcement officers with a high-powered rifle.