A 24-year-old man was shot and killed Monday night by Los Angeles County Sheriff?s Department deputies who were responding to reports of an assault with a deadly weapon at a West Hollywood apartment complex, authorities said.
Officer Chris Cortijo was at a red light when he was struck by an SUV driven by a woman suspected of being under the influence of cocaine.
The man who police say opened fire at a Los Angeles Police Department station Monday night had tried to become a Los Angeles police officer but was rejected, officials said.
Before 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez was allegedly beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend, they doused him with pepper spray, forced him to eat his own vomit and locked him in a cabinet with a sock stuffed in his mouth to muffle his screams, according to court records made public...
They were neighbors in a housing complex for junior enlisted Marines at the desert base at Twentynine Palms.
For all the tough talk about cracking down on water wasters, Los Angeles and other California cities are choosing gentle coaxing over costly fines.
It started like so many police car chases in Los Angeles do.