The U.S. attorney in Los Angeles said in a statement Friday that some of the lenses involved in the crackdown — dubbed “Operation Cat Eyes” — were contaminated with bacteria that can cause blindness.
Authorities are moving to seize three Los Angeles-area homes valued at $10 million in a continuing crackdown on a drug money-laundering operation centered in LA’s garment district.
The indictments and arrests came after a six-year investigation.
Numerous reputed Mara Salvatrucha, or MS-13, gang members and associates are facing federal and state charges.
Pasadena police Monday will crackdown on drivers who are texting or operating a handheld cellphone behind the wheel.
Hundreds of police agencies from the Southland and statewide were set Friday to take part in an extended crackdown on drunk driving.
Santa Ana police Thursday conducted a two-hour crackdown on motorists who failed to yield to pedestrians.
Ten people have been arrested so far after last week’s federal raid on 17 Southern California auto parts stores accused of distributing nitrous oxide for use as a recreational drug.
Two Southern California-based Internet businesses were among several shut down by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement during a Cyber Monday crackdown on the online sales of counterfeit goods.
Growing complaints from business owners and residents along the Venice Beach boardwalk have prompted police to weed out homeless camps and renegade vendors.
Newport Beach is a very popular spot for Fourth of July revelers, but this year, police have taken extra measures to curb unruly crowds.
Long Beach police say 13 people were arrested following a crackdown on one of the city’s oldest gangs believed responsible for multiple shootings in recent months, including the attempted murder of two police gang detectives last week.
A media event calling attention to driver and pedestrian safety along Metro Blue Line trains in Long Beach will turn into a rush hour crackdown by police and Sheriff’s deputies looking for scofflaws.