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  • Doctor allegedly prescribed narcotics after examining dog X-ray

    A Rancho Palos Verdes physician was arrested on suspicion of writing prescriptions for powerful painkillers and muscle relaxants to an undercover agent who showed him an X-ray of a dog, authorities said.Dr. Richard Seongjun Kim, 42, was charged with 21 counts of illegally prescribing drugs with...

  • Man found guilty of throwing 4-year-old daughter off cliff in 2000

    Man found guilty of throwing 4-year-old daughter off cliff in 2000

    As the word “guilty” rang out in a downtown Los Angeles courtroom, Sheriff’s Det. Jeffrey Leslie turned toward a woman seated behind him in the audience. It was a moment the two had awaited for 15 years since 4-year-old Lauren Sarene Key had fallen to her death from a Rancho Palos Verdes cliff.Leslie’s...

  • 3rd murder trial begins for man accused of hurling daughter from cliff

    3rd murder trial begins for man accused of hurling daughter from cliff

    For the third time, trial has begun for a father accused of leading his daughter on what prosecutors say was a "dangerous hike" in Rancho Palos Verdes 15 years ago and flinging her off a steep, jagged cliff into the ocean. Two previous juries deadlocked over whether Cameron Brown, now 53, intentionally...

  • Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished

    Body found off Rancho Palos Verdes coast near where swimmer vanished

    Los Angeles County sheriff's officials found a body Sunday morning in the area where an 18-year-old swimmer disappeared last week. Members of the sheriff's emergency services detail found a body in Abalone Cove, but could not confirm whether it was the body of the missing swimmer, said Deputy Amber...

  • Two teens due in court on murder charges in death of graphic artist

    Two teens due in court on murder charges in death of graphic artist

    Two men are scheduled to be arraigned Monday in the death of a 42-year-old man whose body was found inside a burned SUV in Rancho Palos Verdes. Jose Angel Martinez, 18, of Compton and Adrian Berumen, 18, of Long Beach face murder and arson charges in connection with the April 23 death of Christopher...

  • Torrance police investigating shooting of man in car set ablaze

    Torrance police are investigating the shooting of a man who was one of five occupants in a car destroyed by fire, authorities said. Police responded to a call of shots fired in the 3700 block of Artesia Boulevard in Torrance at about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, authorities said. A short time later police...

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