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Investigators looking for suspect who fatally shot man in Willowbrook

Investigators are looking for a suspect who fatally shot a man Saturday evening in Willowbrook. Shortly after 7 p.m., the victim was sitting in his parked vehicle on the 12700 block of South Main Street when the gunman walked up and fired multiple shots inside, according to the Los Angeles County...

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  • Man shot dead in Pico Rivera; multiple rounds came from sedan, police say

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  • Victims in Palmdale triple homicide include married couple and a son, officials say

    Three people who were found dead inside a Palmdale house on Saturday have been identified, but there was still no information about how or why they were killed in what detectives said was a triple homicide. The victims were identified as Richard Gardner II, 78; his wife, Pepper Gardner, 56; and...

  • Inmate missing from Chino prison

    Inmate missing from Chino prison

    Authorities are searching for an inmate who escaped from a Southern California prison. State prison officials say Michael Garrett was unaccounted for during a Sunday night count at the California Institution for Men in Chino, east of Los Angeles. An emergency search was conducted of the facility,...

  • Escaped prison inmate is captured in North Hollywood

    A prison inmate serving the last year of his sentence in a community program in Los Angeles has been captured after tampering with his GPS monitor and walking off, state corrections officials said. Joshua Cortez, 30, who was serving time for possessing or receiving forged papers, was found Sunday...

  • Blaze Bernstein's Snapchat account used to help identify suspect, but no motive in slaying released

    Blaze Bernstein's Snapchat account used to help identify suspect, but no motive in slaying released

    Orange County authorities said they used Blaze Bernstein’s Snapchat account to help identify the suspect arrested in connection with the slaying of the Ivy League college student, but authorities have not revealed details about a possible motive in the case. Authorities on Friday arrested Bernstein’s...

  • L.A. 'swatting' suspect charged with manslaughter in Kansas over hoax call that led to fatal police shooting

    L.A. 'swatting' suspect charged with manslaughter in Kansas over hoax call that led to fatal police shooting

    The Los Angeles man at the center of what is believed to be the first fatal “swatting” incident in the U.S. has been charged with manslaughter in connection with a hoax phone call that led to a deadly shooting in Kansas, records show. Tyler Rai Barriss, 25, was charged with involuntary manslaughter...

  • Edgar Ray Killen, the KKK leader convicted in the 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dies in prison

    Edgar Ray Killen, the KKK leader convicted in the 'Mississippi Burning' killings, dies in prison

    Edgar Ray Killen, a former Ku Klux Klan leader who was convicted in the 1964 "Mississippi Burning" slayings of three civil rights workers, has died in prison at the age of 92, the state's corrections department announced Friday. The one-time Klan leader was serving three consecutive 20-year terms...

  • Lancaster crash leaves 3 dead, several more injured

    A car crash in Lancaster left three people dead and four others injured on Thursday afternoon, authorities said. A blue sedan was traveling east on Avenue J-8 around noon when it collided with a silver sedan, causing it to overturn, according to a news release issued by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s...

  • Suspect arrested in stabbing of L.A. County sheriff's deputy in Canyon Country

    A suspect has been arrested in the stabbing of a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy on Monday morning, officials said. The deputy, described as a 26-year veteran of the department, was attacked around 10 a.m., said Nicole Nishida, a spokeswoman for the department. Authorities said the deputy was...

  • San Diego County inmate who should have been protected was assaulted instead

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    San Diego paid out almost $278,000 for security for Trump's border wall build

    San Diego paid $278,000 for overtime, supplies and services for city police assigned to patrol the area where workers from six companies labored to build prototypes for President Trump’s promised border wall last fall. Records show that the city paid $227,500 in overtime between Sept 26. and Oct....

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    4 killed, including young boy, in shooting at Santa Clarita home

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