A Woodland Hills man who used a machete to torture his estranged wife and a former music industry executive while holding them hostage has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.
Los Angeles County prosecutors say 23-year-old Leonora Banuelos was sentenced Monday for the April 2013 attack at a distribution center for Popcornopolis in the Los Angeles suburb of El Segundo.
Alexander McDonald, 28, entered the airport courthouse Tuesday morning, charged with murder for a shooting in which he didn’t pull the trigger.
A pursuit suspect is in a standoff with authorities Thursday in San Bernardino.
Fifty-six-year-old Myung Jae Kim of Irvine was found guilty Friday of false imprisonment, assault, possession of a destructive device and making criminal threats. He faces up to 24 years in prison.
Business will return to normal Friday at Homeboy Industries after a hostage scare overnight.
Deputies were called to the scene at 126th Street and Mona Boulevard around 11:00 p.m.
A man who exchanged gunfire with police, took two females hostage and barricaded himself inside an Inglewood home for more than eight hours was charged with multiple felonies Tuesday, including multiple counts of attempted murder.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Thursday identified the hostage and standoff suspect who shot two Inglewood police officers as Christopher Warsaw.
Inglewood police confirm to CBS2 News that at least one officer was shot Wednesday afternoon.
A Southland dentist recalled his story of survival after he and his staff were held hostage and robbed last week.
A Los Angeles man has been charged with slashing his ex-wife and a former music industry executive with a machete and knife while holding them hostage for more than five hours.
A music industry veteran remained in critical condition Monday after he and his girlfriend were attacked with a machete over the weekend in the San Fernando Valley.
Three men are on the loose after an armed takeover robbery at a celebrity jewelry store in Laguna Niguel Monday morning.
A carjacking and barricade suspect was killed early Tuesday morning in a deputy-involved shooting following a standoff in Boyle Heights.