A Lomita chef on trial for his wife’s murder told sheriff’s investigators that they couldn’t find his wife’s body because he had slow-cooked it for days in boiling water until little was left but her skull.
Police say they’ve solved a ring of home burglaries in the Rancho Palos Verdes area after they arrested four gang members they believe were responsible for the crimes.
An 18-year-old Lomita man and two 17-year-old friends were arrested Monday for smashing more than 30 windows on vehicles, businesses and homes in the Torrance and Lomita areas.
A man who jumped from a cliff in Rancho Palos Verdes while under the surveillance of sheriff’s detectives has pleaded not guilty in the murder of his wife.
Authorities say a parolee has been arrested on suspicion of killing his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son in Lomita.
Investigators ended their search at a California restaurant on Wednesday for the body of a missing woman whose husband jumped off a cliff days earlier upon learning he was a suspect in her disappearance.
Hours after reading a newspaper report that he is a suspect in his wife’s disappearance and likely homicide, a 47-year-old man leapt off a Southern California cliff.
A pair of minor earthquakes Saturday struck about 15 minutes and 35 miles apart in the Los Angeles basin.
A man was found dead early Friday morning after a mobile home fire in Lomita, authorities said.