The half-naked bodies were found amid filth and debris. One of the dead women was dumped in a back alley. Another was in a parking lot dumpster. A third was in an abandoned commercial garage.
A man in his 20s was stabbed to death in the Echo Park area late Friday in a fight that began over a skateboard, police said.
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy was in critical condition after being assaulted by a domestic disturbance suspect at a Lakewood shopping mall Friday night, authorities said.
Arcadia police are searching for three suspects who attempted to rob a home Friday night while holding residents at gunpoint.
A suspected drunk driver slammed into a utility pole along Malibu Canyon Road on Saturday morning, knocking out power for more than 3,000 homes in the area and causing traffic signal outages along Pacific Coast Highway, authorities said.
The U.S. Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed the nomination of Andre Birotte Jr., U.S. attorney for the Central District of California, to serve as a district court judge in Los Angeles.
A federal judge's ruling that California's death penalty is unconstitutional was described by legal experts Wednesday as stunning and unprecedented.
In an indictment of California's death penalty, a federal judge ruled Wednesday that decades-long delays and uncertainty about whether condemned inmates will ever be executed violate the constitution's ban on cruel or unusual punishment.