Crime

Police Chief Eve Irvine. (credit: CBS)

Manhattan Beach Residents Meet With Police Chief About Rash Of Break-Ins

The chief also offered other common sense approaches, including keeping valuables out of sight.

02/11/2015

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LAPD On High Alert After Violent Crime Spike In South LA

There have been six shootings in two days, including one Tuesday morning involving a 13-year-old girl struck by a stray bullet at a bus stop.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/10/2015

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Report: Nearly Half The Murders In LA County For Past Decade Remain Unsolved

In the unsolved cases in LA County, 90 percent of the victims were male.

01/25/2015

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Police Investigate Possible Connection Of Recent Spike In Underground Parking Burglaries

Police are investigating whether a large number of recent burglaries from cars parked in underground parking structures may be related.

01/21/2015

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Man Fatally Shot In Azusa During Possible Robbery

Detectives with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department are investigating the shooting death of a man in Azusa.

01/16/2015

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Former Wife Abuser Educates Over 20,000 Offenders: ‘You Can Catch It Before It’s Too Late’

James Beard has walked a 30-year road to recovery, rehabilitation and redemption, after physically abusing his wife for years. For his daughter, Maisha, while she knows and applauds the changes and progress he’s made, the memories of him battering her mother remain vivid, even today.

01/13/2015

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2 Arrested In Impersonating Police Officers, Robbing Bicyclist

L.A. County sheriff’s deputies have arrested two women accused of impersonating police officers and going on a crime spree in Rancho Dominguez.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/13/2015

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Downtown LA Crime Surged 25 Percent In 2014

Violent crimes in the downtown Los Angeles area jumped about 25 percent last year compared with 2013, according to police statistics released Monday.

01/12/2015

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Local Ex-Convict Among 105 To Receive Official Pardon By Governor On Christmas Eve

California Governor Jerry Brown celebrated Christmas Eve by pardoning over one hundred former convicts, one of them a local man who now works with recovering drug addicts.

12/24/2014

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Suspect Held In Attempted Kidnapping Of Lancaster Girl, 4

Authorities say a quick-thinking 13-year-old teen stopped the attempted kidnapping of his 4-year-old sister in Lancaster Saturday.

12/20/2014

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Victim Taken To Hospital Following Crime Near USC

Police said the victim of an unspecified crime near the University of Southern California was transported to a hospital Friday night.

11/14/2014

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Victim Of Fatal Stabbing Found In Oxnard Park Near School

Authorities say the victim of a fatal stabbing was found Thursday in a park in Oxnard adjacent to an elementary school.

11/13/2014

A Jewish Pacific Palisades resident had her car vandalized last April.(Photo courtesy Anti-Defamation League)

Reported Number Of LA County Hate Crimes Drops To 24-Year Low

Hate crimes in Los Angeles County dropped to their lowest levels in 24 years, including notable decreases in crimes targeting Jewish and gay victims, officials said Wednesday.

10/15/2014

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Teen Confronts Intruder With Baseball Bat At Pacoima Home

Security video footage shows a man parking right in front of the Ochoa family’s house shortly after 2 a.m. Saturday morning. That’s when Lisa Ochoa sprang into action.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/23/2014

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$435K Federal Grant Aimed At Keeping First-Time Offenders Out Of Jail

City prosecutors are getting some help from the federal government in keeping first-time, low level offenders out of jail.

09/23/2014

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