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  • 2-year-old reunited with mother after he was found walking alone in South L.A.

    2-year-old reunited with mother after he was found walking alone in South L.A.

    A 2-year-old boy who was found walking alone Wednesday morning in South Los Angeles was reunited with his mother after police called on the public to help identify him. A woman saw the boy about 10:30 a.m. near 111th Street and Avalon Boulevard in the Green Meadows neighborhood, according to Officer...

  • LAPD officers shoot man with gun in South L.A., officials say

    LAPD officers shoot man with gun in South L.A., officials say

    Los Angeles police shot a suspected gunman in South L.A. on Thursday afternoon, police officials said. The incident stemmed from a report of gunfire, according to Cmdr. Andrew Smith. When the officers were in the 900 block of East 91st Street near Central Avenue, they saw a man with a gun, Smith...

  • Two Metro buses hit by pellets in South L.A.

    Two Metro buses hit by pellets in South L.A.

    The windows on two Metro buses shattered Monday night when they were struck by pellets in South Los Angeles, authorities said. About 7 p.m., a Metro bus traveling east on Imperial Highway approaching Central Avenue was hit by a barrage of pellets, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department Lt....

  • Body cameras for L.A. police: Not everybody trusts the new tech

    Body cameras for L.A. police: Not everybody trusts the new tech

    Dozens of residents who filled a South L.A. gymnasium Wednesday night expressed doubts over the Los Angeles Police Department's plan to equip its officers with body cameras, raising concerns over civilian privacy and public access to the footage. Several people gathered at the Green Meadows Recreation...

  • LAPD officers arrest 20-year-old man after standoff in South L.A.

    LAPD officers arrest 20-year-old man after standoff in South L.A.

    A 20-year-old man was arrested by police Thursday in South Los Angeles after threatening a woman with a gun and then barricading himself inside an apartment. The barricade situation happened on Avalon Boulevard near East 108th Street. The man's girlfriend told police that he had threatened her...

  • 2 killed in separate South L.A. shootings just minutes apart

    Two men were killed in separate shootings that occurred in the same vicinity and about 10 minutes apart  in South L.A. early Saturday, police said. The first victim, Jacoby Plummer, 26, was shot in a drive-by shooting about 12:15 a.m. in the 300 block of East 116th Street, according to the police...

  • Police investigating fatal shooting in South Los Angeles
    Police investigating fatal shooting in South Los Angeles

    Police are searching for a suspect in the fatal shooting of a man in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

    The victim suffered a gunshot wound just before 6 p.m. Saturday at 92nd Street and Central Avenue, said Officer Cleon Joseph of the Los Angeles Police Department. The man, who authorities said...

  • South Los Angeles man killed in house fire
    South Los Angeles man killed in house fire

    Authorities on Sunday were investigating the circumstances of a fire that swept through a South Los Angeles home and left one man dead.

    The blaze erupted in a single-story home in the 300 block of East 106th Street about 10:40 p.m. Saturday, said Cecil Manresa of the Los Angeles Fire Department.

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  • 8-year-old boy in stable condition after drive-by shooting

    An 8-year-old boy was in stable condition Sunday after being wounded in a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles, police said.

    The shooting occurred near Imperial Highway and Avalon Boulevard about 6:35 p.m. Saturday, said Sgt. Val Valenti of the Los Angeles Police Department's Southeast Station.

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  • LAPD seeks person of interest in fatal hit-and-run
    LAPD seeks person of interest in fatal hit-and-run

    Los Angeles police on Thursday night released a photo of a person of interest in a hit-and-run incident that left a 19-year-old man dead.

    Jerry Arrendondo was killed Tuesday night when he was struck by a 2013 black Camaro that was speeding east on 105th Street near Wadsworth Avenue in South Los...

  • Man getting out of his car is killed in South L.A. hit-and-run
    Man getting out of his car is killed in South L.A. hit-and-run

    Los Angeles police traffic detectives are searching for a male driver involved in multiple hit-and-run accidents that left a 19-year-old man dead in South Los Angeles.

    Coroner officials identified the victim as Jerry Arredondo Jr. of Los Angeles.  

    The fatal vehicle collision occurred Tuesday about...

  • Police seek driver in fatal South L.A. hit-and-run
    Police seek driver in fatal South L.A. hit-and-run

    Police were looking Tuesday night for a driver who struck and killed a 19-year-old man and then fled the scene in South Los Angeles.

    The hit-and-run incident was reported about 7 p.m. after a man in a dark newer-model Camaro was seen speeding and driving erratically near 105th Street and Wadsworth...

  • Woman killed on Christmas in apparent drive-by shooting, police say
    Woman killed on Christmas in apparent drive-by shooting, police say

    A 24-year-old Pomona woman was fatally wounded in what authorities believe was a drive-by shooting in South Los Angeles on Christmas Day.

    Juliana Barrios was shot in the chest around 5 p.m. in the 700 block of East 87th Street while in a front yard, according to police and coroner’s officials.

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  • Leads sought in three fatal L.A.-area hit-and-run collisions
    Leads sought in three fatal L.A.-area hit-and-run collisions

    It was a deadly weekend for pedestrians in the Los Angeles region, with police seeking the public's help in identifying the drivers involved in three fatal hit-and-run collisions.

    In one incident, a 19-year-old woman was struck and killed in South Los Angeles early Sunday morning in what a witness...

  • Crime alerts for Encino and 16 other L.A. neighborhoods
    Crime alerts for Encino and 16 other L.A. neighborhoods

    Crime reports are up significantly for the latest week in 17 L.A. neighborhoods, according to an analysis of LAPD data by the Los Angeles Times’ Crime L.A. database.

    Thirteen neighborhoods reported a significant increase in violent crime. Encino (A) was the most unusual, recording four reports...

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