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  • Suspect in custody in fatal stabbing of toddler

    Suspect in custody in fatal stabbing of toddler

    A man was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of fatally stabbing a 2-year-old girl and critically injuring his girlfriend, who was five months pregnant, in their home in South Los Angeles, police said. Lataz Gray, 22, was receiving medical treatment at a hospital for a cut to his hand Tuesday morning...

  • Metro bus struck by gunfire; passengers appear uninjured

    Metro bus struck by gunfire; passengers appear uninjured

    Police are searching for a gunman who fired shots that struck a Metro bus in South L.A. on Tuesday afternoon, officials said. The shooting occurred a few minutes before 4 p.m. as the No. 40 bus was eastbound on Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard at Vermont Avenue, said Metro spokesman Paul Gonzales....

  • Amber Alert issued for two children believed abducted by their mom

    Amber Alert issued for two children believed abducted by their mom

    The California Highway Patrol issued an Amber Alert on Thursday for two children allegedly abducted by their mother from their Exposition Park home. The Amber Alert was activated around 12:15 p.m. Thursday. The mother, Ameenah Rasheedah Freeman, 37, showed up at the home of the children's grandmother...

  • L.A. woman suspected of abducting her children from legal guardian

    L.A. woman suspected of abducting her children from legal guardian

    Two children were reported missing Tuesday after their mother allegedly abducted them from their grandmother's home in Exposition Park, authorities said.   The children were taken from the 1700 block of West 35th Place around 3 p.m. Monday, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The children...

  • Police dog bites LAPD officer during search for shotgun

    Police dog bites LAPD officer during search for shotgun

    A veteran Los Angeles police officer was severely injured Thursday when a police dog bit him in the calf during a search for a missing shotgun in South L.A., department officials said. Officers were searching streets near South Vermont Avenue and West Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard after a locking...

  • Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations

    Rollin' 30s gang members arrested on drug distribution allegations

    More than 20 gang members and associates of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips are facing federal charges on allegations of drug distribution, officials said Thursday.  Hundreds of FBI and L.A. Police Department officers were part of a coordinated effort Thursday morning to serve arrest warrants to 23...

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