Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department
Two men who led officials on a brief car chase and exchanged gunfire with sheriff’s deputies on Friday night in Compton have been arrested.
A recent change in California law making certain drug and property crimes misdemeanors instead of felonies played “a significant role” in the rising crime rate in Los Angeles County and has taken away the incentive for addicts to seek treatment, Sheriff Jim McDonnell said Thursday.
Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the sudden and suspicious death of a woman who was found dead in her car, days after she had disappeared.
Three individuals claiming to be part of the “Masonic Fraternal Police Department” and descendants of the “Knights Templar” have been arrested for impersonating peace officers.
A bicyclist was struck and killed early Sunday morning by a motorist who then struck a utility pole on Del Amo Boulevard in Lakewood, authorities said.
The Los Angeles County coroner’s office identified a man who shot and killed himself at the Universal Studios theme park on Friday afternoon as a Fullerton resident.
Authorities asked for the public’s help Friday is needed to identify and capture a man who brutally assaulted and robbed a teenage girl of her phone in a Metro Green Line station.
Two separate homicides were being investigated by authorities in Los Angeles County on Sunday.
Detectives were investing multiple crime scenes in two counties Wednesday that were believed to be connected to a homicide.
A woman who authorities believe was shot dead by her brother at a San Gabriel apartment on Thursday was identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office on Saturday.
A man who authorities suspect in a slaying earlier this month, and who barricaded himself in a Santa Monica apartment for several hours Saturday afternoon, is being held on $1 million bond.
A background investigator is suing the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, alleging he was retaliated against and forced to go on medical leave for refusing to falsify documents and to campaign the former undersheriff.
The man who was found dead after a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department SWAT team tear gas shot tear gas into a Lancaster home, and a fire broke out, has been identified as a 35-year-old convicted felon.
A bomb-detecting K9 officer and veteran of the war in Afghanistan was euthanized after being diagnosed with terminal intestinal cancer, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s officials said Thursday.
Several teenagers, who used white bandanas to conceal their identities, spray-painted more than three dozen locations at Palmdale High School with graffiti late Saturday night, authorities said.