Los Angeles County will pay $5 million to the family of a man who was mistakenly shot to death by sheriff’s deputies as he tried to flee a knife-wielding captor.
“He just looked crazy. He just had that look on his face that he was desperate,” the victim said.
A man accused of shooting his wife and holding her hostage for almost a month said in a jailhouse interview with CBS2 that he’s innocent.
A wheelchair-bound Rancho Cucamonga resident has been arrested for allegedly shooting his wife and then holding her hostage for weeks.
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.