A retired LAPD detective accused of becoming the bank-robbing “Snowbird” bandit made an appearance in court on Monday.
A recent change in California law making certain drug and property crimes misdemeanors instead of felonies played “a significant role” in the rising crime rate in Los Angeles County and has taken away the incentive for addicts to seek treatment, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Thursday.
Authorities said Alvin Earl Hanner was suffering from “significant” physical trauma.
Angelenos saw a sharp jump in violent and property crime in Los Angeles during the first half of 2015, officials said Wednesday.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden and suspicious death of a woman who was found dead in her car, days after she had disappeared.
Police said they received nearly 300 tips regarding the possible suspect and vehicle sightings.
Police released a sketch of a male suspect who tried to force an 11-year-old boy into a van as the child was walking home from a school bus stop in Palos Verdes Estates.
Officials arrested Andrew Clark, 35, around 8:45 p.m. Thursday.
Detectives are warning residents that so-called “knock-knock burglaries” have been occurring on a weekly basis in several communities, including La Canada.
Two separate overnight shootings left two people dead on Saturday.
The suspect’s vehicle was captured on surveillance video, police said.
Three individuals claiming to be part of the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department” and descendants of the “Knights Templar” have been arrested for impersonating peace officers.
The program, which has taken over 13,000 weapons off the streets in its six years of existence, is set to begin again on Saturday, when the LAPD and City Hall will team up once more as part of the city’s Gang-Reduction and Youth Development program.
Parents of students at Lone Hill Middle School in San Dimas are concerned after an Instagram account surfaced, made by someone threatening to kill a student.
“A good sociopath, psychopath, can lie to your face and be so, so believable,” she said.