Three brush fires – two in the Angeles National Forest and one in Montebello – appeared Wednesday to be on their last legs, with none of them showing active flames.
A transient was charged Tuesday with sparking a brush fire that has burned nearly 400 acres in the Montebello Hills, authorities said.
In Southern California, crews working through the night stopped the spread of two Los Angeles County fires that erupted Sunday.
At this time, the fire remains at 60 percent containment.
A 44-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson in connection with a 200-acre brush fire burning in the Montebello area.
Police sought the public’s help on Thursday to locate a 46-year-old man who is wanted in connection with the rape of a minor in Montebello.
Three men were charged Wednesday in the 2002 murder of Brenda Sierra, a Montebello teenager who was kidnapped on her way to high school and found dead the next day in the San Bernardino mountains.
Officers responded to the 2100 block of West Whittier Boulevard around 12:20 a.m. to a report of a robbery and shots fired.
Friends and family were planning to hold a Saturday for a bicyclist who was killed in a Montebello hit-and-run crash.
He escaped the institution wearing only a hospital gown.
A jury earlier convicted Arturo Vargas, 44, of two counts of felony sexual exploitation.
The victim on Feb. 11 was waiting for a bus in front of a Chevron gas station, located at 1500 Paramount Boulevard, when she was approached by the man.
Police sought the public’s help Sunday with locating a female Australian Terrier that was reported missing in Montebello.
Witnesses are describing a harrowing rescue of a man trapped inside his minivan after it plowed into a pole Thursday night and became draped in live power lines.
A 68-year-old driver appeared unscathed after his minivan struck a power pole in Montebello.