A 44-year-old El Monte man who became unresponsive and then died after being handcuffed by police on Saturday for allegedly stealing an American flag and a flagpole in Irwindale was identified on Thursday as Oscar Ruiz.
Police and federal investigators on Thursday night were looking for a suspect behind three attempted bank robberies – only one of them successful – in Los Feliz.
Armando Espinoza has been placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the criminal and administrative investigations.
The cause of the crash is under investigation.
Homicide detectives investigated the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man on Friday.
Two men were shot to death near the intersection of Pierce Street and Glenoaks Boulevard just before 6 a.m.
Officers were called to the 1000 block of Brea Mall, near the Red Robin restaurant, Saturday.
Ventura Boulevard between Laurel Canyon Boulevard and Whitsett Avenue re-opened around 4 a.m. Saturday.
Los Angeles Police Department Officer Mike Lopez says the victim was able to drive to Marin Luther King, Jr. and Degnan boulevards despite his injuries, but crashed his 2012 Cadillac sedan at the intersection.
Officers responded to a home on Caprino Way near Lincoln Avenue around 3 a.m. Sunday following multiple reports of shots fired in the area, according to a spokesperson for the Pomona Police Department.
The Pine Fire was first reported around 9 p.m. Friday and had burned around 200 acres near Flume Canyon, off of Highway 2, by 8 a.m.
The pedestrian was declared dead at the scene.
Homicide detectives Monday investigated the circumstances surrounding the shooting death of a man in Compton.
The investigation into this incident is ongoing and will be thorough. It will not only focus on employee actions, but also on corrective policies and procedures,” said Sheriff Jim McDonnell.
Jared Fogle, long seen as the face of the Subway restaurant chain, is no longer the company’s spokesman following an FBI raid on his home in relation to a child pornography investigation.