A witness reported seeing the teenager running naked down the alley with her mouth taped shut, her hands bound and her body dripping with gasoline.
Prosecutors say Jason White stalked, harassed and attempted to extort as much as $300,000 from art world professionals.
The total value of the hydrants was estimated to be $21,000, Portillo said.
Disgraced former Bell city manger Robert Rizzo Monday pleaded guilty to charges that he filed a false federal income-tax return.
Four Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials charged with conspiracy and obstruction of justice plead not guilty Monday in a wide-ranging federal probe of alleged abuses inside county jails.
Authorities say a former Southern California councilman has agreed to plead guilty to bribery after authorities said he accepted $2.3 million.
A female LAPD officer Tuesday pleaded not guilty to charges of assaulting a woman before she died while in police custody.
A La Habra woman pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges of throwing her 7-month-old son off of a hospital parking garage.
The transient who allegedly broke into LL COOL J’s home last week pleaded not guilty to a residential burglary charge.
Prosecutors said the blood of Brittany Kilgore and a weapon were found in a vehicle belonging to Louis Ray Perez.
Four people are facing misdemeanor charges stemming from arrests at Occupy Coachella Valley protests in Palm Desert.
The college professor accused of leading a drug-dealing motorcycle gang plead not guilty Friday.
Yashwant B. Giri, 58, is charged with sexual battery on an institutionalized victim and sexual penetration by a foreign object of an unconscious victim.
An attorney and his client have been charged with vandalism and other misdemeanor counts after officers observed them breaking into a foreclosed Orange County home.
Ronnie Ortiz-Magro has pleaded not guilty to aggravated assault following a 2009 fight while filming “Jersey Shore.”