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  • Police seek man who allegedly shot and killed 19-year-old in Artesia

    Police seek man who allegedly shot and killed 19-year-old in Artesia

    Homicide detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating a suspect in the murder of an Artesia man. Boren Lay, 19, is suspected of killing Timothy Teopaco, 19, in a restaurant parking lot in July. According to detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, the incident began...

  • Man gunned down outside of home in Artesia is identified

    Man gunned down outside of home in Artesia is identified

    The victim of a deadly shooting in Artesia early Thursday has been identified as 29-year-old Sergio Lopez. Neighbors said Lopez was gunned down while standing in front of his home in the 12100 block of 180th Street about 1:10 a.m. "According to several witnesses, they were in their homes when they...

  • Neighbors in Artesia startled by gunfire find man dead outside

    Neighbors in Artesia startled by gunfire find man dead outside

    Neighbors in an Artesia community startled by gunshots early Thursday morning discovered a wounded man in front of his home when they went outside to investigate. The 29-year-old man, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, was shot about 1:10 a.m. in the 12100 block of 180th...

  • L.A. County sheriff's deputy acquitted of felony assaults, convicted of misdemeanors

    L.A. County sheriff's deputy acquitted of felony assaults, convicted of misdemeanors

    A jury Friday acquitted an L.A. County sheriff's deputy of a series of felonies in the beatings of inmates, but convicted him on three misdemeanor counts of simple assault. Prosecutors accused Jermaine Jackson of beating inmates in the Compton courthouse lockup and Twin Towers jail and said he...

  • Mustang car chase suspects charged with burglary and hit-and-run

    Mustang car chase suspects charged with burglary and hit-and-run

    Two men who led authorities in a pursuit across L.A. County last week were charged Monday with four felonies, including residential burglary.  Herschel Reynolds, 20, and Isaiah Young, 19, each face two counts of hit-and-run driving resulting in property damage and one count each of first-degree...

  • Could a regional law enforcement task force put a dent in deadly street racing?

    Could a regional law enforcement task force put a dent in deadly street racing?

    For decades, authorities have struggled to halt a street racing craze that has plagued Los Angeles County, sometimes with fatal results. Attempted crackdowns were short-lived. Few officers focused exclusively on the problem. And law enforcement agencies often worked alone to deter would-be racers...

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