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  • Pasadena police arrest man after six stabbed at party

    Pasadena police arrest man after six stabbed at party

    A San Gabriel man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder Saturday after six people were stabbed, including two critically, at a Pasadena house party. Police and firefighters arrived at the scene about 3:10 a.m. after a fight erupted at the party in the 3000 block of East California Boulevard,...

  • Man who said he did his childhood friend a favor by killing him is sentenced to 10 years

    Man who said he did his childhood friend a favor by killing him is sentenced to 10 years

    At his murder trial this summer, Beong Kwun Cho claimed he was doing his childhood friend a favor when he shot him in the back of his head on the side of a deserted street in Anaheim. Cho, 57, tearfully testified in his own defense, saying his friend of four decades, Yeon Woo Lee, wanted to commit...

  • Can racist tweets help predict hate crimes? L.A. is about to find out

    Can racist tweets help predict hate crimes? L.A. is about to find out

    Can police prevent hate crimes by monitoring racist banter on social media? Researchers will be testing this concept over the next three years in Los Angeles, marking a new frontier in efforts by law enforcement to predict and prevent crimes. During a three-year experiment, British researchers...

  • Boy on scooter sets fire to Walmart merchandise and causes $1 million in damage, police say

    Boy on scooter sets fire to Walmart merchandise and causes $1 million in damage, police say

    With the flick of a lighter, a 12-year-old boy riding a push scooter set fire to the crafts section of a Barstow Walmart this week, causing at least $1 million worth of damage, police said. The boy rode off after setting fire to the merchandise around 2 p.m. Wednesday, police said. He was found...

  • Dallas Raines' wife charged with beating, trying to strangle daughter during car ride

    Dallas Raines' wife charged with beating, trying to strangle daughter during car ride

    The wife of KABC-TV chief meteorologist Dallas Raines has been charged with assaulting their 25-year-old daughter during a drive home from a country club, authorities said. Danielle “Dannie” Raines, 58, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Pasadena courtroom to the felony charge of assault likely...

  • Couple charged with killing woman and kidnapping her children

    Couple charged with killing woman and kidnapping her children

    A man and woman have been charged with murder and kidnapping after the woman’s stepsister was found dead and the pair whisked her children away, prosecutors said Thursday. Britney Humphrey, 22, and her boyfriend, Joshua Robertson, 27, were caught about 100 miles south of Denver last month after...

  • Four brothers say they were kidnapped and forced to work on marijuana farm in Northern California

    Four brothers say they were kidnapped and forced to work on marijuana farm in Northern California

    The four brothers from Modesto showed up one late July night at a home in the remote town of West Point in Northern California, injured and scared. Three of them were taken to the hospital with serious injuries — and a harrowing tale about being forced to work at a marijuana farm amid torture and...

  • High-speed chase ends in death when suspect is launched from car during crash in Long Beach

    High-speed chase ends in death when suspect is launched from car during crash in Long Beach

    The driver of a car involved a high-speed chase was killed Tuesday after he crashed and was launched from the vehicle, authorities said. The chase began when deputies with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department Compton station received a report that the vehicle was involved in a burglary, according...

  • Bel-Air homeowners love their water

    Bel-Air homeowners love their water

    Good morning. It is Tuesday, Sept. 20. Actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s Malibu “bungalow” is on the market for $11 million. Here's what else is happening in the Golden State: TOP STORIES Risk of abuse The death of a malnourished boy found battered in an Echo Park closet has prompted the Los Angeles County...

  • Three more Bay Area law enforcement officers charged in sex crimes scandal

    Three more Bay Area law enforcement officers charged in sex crimes scandal

    An Oakland police officer and a former Contra Costa County sheriff’s deputy were formally charged with sex crimes Monday stemming from allegations made by a teenage trafficking victim who has said she slept with dozens of Bay Area law enforcement officers, according to court records. Giovani LoVerde,...

  • Unlicensed driver in Pomona arrested in hit-and-run crash that killed man in wheelchair

    Unlicensed driver in Pomona arrested in hit-and-run crash that killed man in wheelchair

    An anonymous tip led Pomona police Monday to the driver who allegedly smashed into a man in a wheelchair and killed him before fleeing the scene. The crash occurred Sunday just after 11 p.m., when the man was crossing Holt Avenue. A 2004 Saab traveling east slammed into him, according to Sgt. Robert...

  • Long Beach police release video of person of interest in mysterious August slayings of mother, daughter

    Long Beach police release video of person of interest in mysterious August slayings of mother, daughter

    Long Beach police released surveillance footage Monday of a man they hope to question in the twin killings of a mother and daughter who were gunned down just feet from their home last month, investigators said. The man can be seen furiously wiping his brow inside a convenience store near the intersection...

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