Jan. 25, 2022


Shootings in the city rose 22% between 2020 and 2021, according to the police department. The increase — part of a spike in homicides across L.A. County — has sparked grief, pain and outrage.

The City Council and the L.A. County Board of Supervisors are expected to vote on a combined reward to bring more attention to Tioni Theus’ slaying.

The rail yard thefts and resulting garbage have made a scene in L.A. But the train robberies of California’s past were decidedly more violent.


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