CRIME & SAFETY
Man killed in shooting near Vermont Square
A man was shot to death in the Vermont Square neighborhood on Saturday. According to Los Angeles Police Department, the shooting happened at around 3:15 p.m. near 51st Street and Denker Avenue. Police responding to the scene found a man in his early-30s lying in the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. A large area near the intersection was cordoned off by crime scene tape, spotted by SkyCal overhead. Nearly a dozen evidence markers could also be seen in the street. Investigators were told the shooting was preceded by some sort of dispute between the victim and suspect, who fled from the spot of the shooting northbound along Denker Ave. in a dark-colored four-door sedan. It is unclear if the shooting was gang-related, police said. This is a developing story. Check back for details.
Another mass shooting in SoCal critically injures four at bar; Two people sought by police
The Downey Police Department is actively seeking the public's assistance in identifying a suspect and a person of interest connected to a mass shooting that injured four people at Mambo Grill, located at 11018 Downey Avenue, in the early hours of September 23, 2023.
Up to 9 Million Lethal Meth Doses Seized by Los Angeles FBI, South Gate PD in Historic 4,000 Pound Drug Bust
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the South Gate Police Department (South Gate PD) collaborated in a joint operation to take an astonishing 4,000 pounds of methamphetamine off the streets of Los Angeles. The substantial methamphetamine haul - an astonishing 4,000 pounds - taken off the streets by the...
Caught on video: Suspect assaults deputy getting out of patrol car in La Puente
Dramatic new video captured the moment a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy was assaulted in La Puente.
Former prosecutor explains next steps for teens accused of killing cyclist
Two teens are being charged as adults in the killing of a retired police chief. A former prosecutor says the suspects’ age will be considered when setting bail.
OCDA Spitzer laments the cop haters employed by County District Attorneys
The murder of one of society’s sworn protectors should be one of society’s most solemn moments. If our protectors can’t protect themselves from evil, then who will be able to protect all of us?
$218K in stolen retail merchandise found in backyard of L.A. home
Authorities with the California Highway Patrol’s Organized Retail Theft Task Force on Wednesday announced the recovery of more than $200,000 worth of stolen merchandise and the arrest of 10 suspects in connection with a retail theft fencing operation. On Sept. 13, CHP partnered with LAPD’s newly formed Los Angeles Organized Retail Crime Task Force, to […]
Man Found Dead on Freeway Ramp Identified
A man who was found dead on the Golden State (5) Freeway near Boyle Heights was identified Friday. The victim was identified by the Los Angeles County Medical-Examiner’s office as Kevin Casado, 28, and he was pronounced dead at the scene. His city of residence was not immediately known.
LAPD officer struck by driver in South LA
LOS ANGELES – An officer with Los Angeles Police Department was struck by a driver in the Jefferson Park area of South Los Angeles Saturday morning. LAPD Southwest units were on a pursuit termination in the 3100 block of S Western Ave around 2:00 a.m. when an officer was struck by an unrelated white Mercedes passing by.
Man pushing woman in wheelchair struck while crossing street in Sylmar, resulting in 2 fatalities
LOS ANGELES – On Thursday night, a devastating accident occurred in the San Fernando Valley. On Thursday evening, tragedy struck in Sylmar as two individuals lost their lives while crossing the street. The incident occurred at around 7:40 p.m. near the intersection of Astoria Street and Foothill Boulevard. SkyFOX captured the scene from above.
LASD Seeking Information To Find Missing Santa Clarita Woman
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Missing Persons Unit investigators are asking for public help to locate a missing Santa Clarita woman. Monique Simone Alamillo (aka Mojo) was last seen on Monday around 11 a.m. on the 27800 block of Camp Plenty Road in Canyon Country, according to an LASD statement. Alamillo is described as ...
Weekly Safety Report: Concerns Arise from Model's Death, Cartel Boss's Wife Partying, Shootings, and More in Los Angeles
This week in Los Angeles, California, several incidents occurred that raised concerns about safety in the city. These incidents include the mysterious death of a young model in her apartment, the wife of a notorious cartel boss partying after her release from prison, a shooting that claimed one life and left another injured, two teenagers intentionally striking and killing a bicyclist, a serial killer accused of killing his cellmate, and the postponement of Russell Brand's live shows due to sexual assault allegations.
Bold Santa Monica Bank Heist Leads Los Angeles FBI on Hunt for the BMW-Driving Suspect
Yesterday, an armed robbery was reported at the First Citizens Bank on 1630 Montana Ave, leaving local residents in a state of apprehension. The authorities have now launched a manhunt for the enigmatic suspect who fled the scene in a black BMW X5 SUV. According to a tweet put forth...
Man shot near DTLA
LOS ANGELES – A man was injured after being shot near downtown Los Angeles Saturday morning. Los Angeles Police officers reliance’s to a call for shots fired about 2:00 a.m. in the 1600 block of East Vernon Ave. Upon arrival, the officers found a male victim on the...
Deadly Rollover Crash Prompts Closure of Imperial Highway
LA HABRA, CA, Sept. 22 (KNN) — A female and her preteen daughter were hospitalized after striking a red SUV that turned in front of them, in front of a Target store in La Habra late Thursday evening, killing the motorist of the other vehicle. The Los Angeles County...
Man in Wheelchair Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle in North Hollywood
A man in a wheelchair was fatally struck in North Hollywood and police Saturday are investigating the collision. Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s North Hollywood Division responded just before 11 a.m. Friday to 7843 Lankershim Blvd. and Strathern Street where officers learned a motorist was driving south on Lankershim when they struck the victim while he was crossing the street, an LAPD spokesman told City News Service.
LA man sentenced to prison on bank, EBT card fraud charges
LOS ANGELES – A Romanian national who swiped Los Angeles County food and assistance payments from the needy using cloned ATM cards was sentenced Friday to 24 months in federal prison and ordered to pay $2,980 in restitution. Sandu Dumitrescu, 47, pleaded guilty in June to a single federal...