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  • Teen kidnapped, raped in San Gabriel Valley

    The special victims bureau of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the kidnapping and sexual assault of a teenage girl on Saturday in the San Gabriel Valley. Authorities are searching for three unknown suspects who kidnapped, blindfolded and then sexually assaulted a teenage...

  • 41 people tied to El Monte gang linked to Mexican Mafia are indicted

    41 people tied to El Monte gang linked to Mexican Mafia are indicted

    More than three dozen alleged members and associates of a San Gabriel Valley gang said to be controlled by the Mexican Mafia were indicted on a range of murder, robbery, drug trafficking and other charges, federal officials announced Wednesday. Of the 41 defendants named in the 167-page federal...

  • Detectives investigate man's death outside auto body shop

    Detectives investigate man's death outside auto body shop

    Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found early Wednesday outside an auto parts store near El Monte. The man, whose identity hasn't been released, was discovered about 5:50 a.m. in the 13900 block of Valley Boulevard in Avocado Heights, an unincorporated community southeast...

  • Qatari court sentences Calif. couple to prison for daughter's death

    Qatari court sentences Calif. couple to prison for daughter's death

    Matthew and Grace Huang plan to appeal 3-year terms. Cultural biases against adoption and interracial families in the Mideast underlie case, their advocates say.

  • Man arrested in child pornography case had 'trophy room,' cops say

    Man arrested in child pornography case had 'trophy room,' cops say

    A man who was arrested on child pornography charges in Norwalk last week allegedly had a "trophy room" packed with toys, clothes and books for young girls, authorities said. Manuel Montes, 43, was taken into custody Thursday. During the investigation leading to his arrest, authorities said they...

  • Man found dead in City of Industry

    Man found dead in City of Industry

    Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a man who was found Tuesday morning in the City of Industry, authorities said. The man was found at about 8:50 a.m. in the 14000 block of Valley Boulevard. HOMICIDE REPORT: Track killings in L.A. County He was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional...

  • Body parts of woman found at two treatment plants
    Body parts of woman found at two treatment plants

    Body parts found at two treatment plants 30 miles away from each other appear to be related, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

    The upper torso of a woman was found at a waste treatment plant near Whittier on Monday and is believed to match a pelvis and legs found Saturday at a water...

  • Second set of human remains found in L.A.-area water-treatment plant
    Second set of human remains found in L.A.-area water-treatment plant

    Another set of human remains was found at a water-treatment facility in L.A. County on Monday, the second such discovery in less than a week.

    The latest remains were found Monday at a treatment facility in the 1900 block of Workman Mill Road near the 60 and 605 freeways, according to the Los Angeles...

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