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Alene Tchekmedyian

Alene Tchekmedyian covers Los Angeles County’s criminal courts. She previously covered breaking news in California. Before joining The Times in 2016, she reported on crime and policing for the Glendale News-Press and Burbank Leader. She grew up in Huntington Beach.
Jury recommends death for man convicted in McStay family murders

Jurors deliberated for three days before recommending a death sentence for the man they convicted of killing the McStay family.

San Francisco D.A. George Gascon considering challenging Jackie Lacey in L.A. race

San Francisco County Dist. Atty. George Gascon is considering challenging Jackie Lacey, Los Angeles County’s top law enforcement official.

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