A global cyber attack, in which a hacker is targeting and locking ipad, iphone and other Mac devices, and sending out a ransom message to the afflicted, has reportedly reached the Southland.
Los Angeles police Friday continued to search for a man suspected in the dognapping of a 5-pound deaf Yorkie.
An Amber Alert has been issued for a 17-year-old girl who was abducted by two suspects Friday from her home in Nevada.
A Los Angeles man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for participating in the brutal kidnapping of a man who was shot, beaten and held captive for days while his tormentors tried to negotiate a $1 million ransom payment.
Six San Fernando Valley residents have been sentenced to between eight and 28 years in state prison for kidnap-for-ransom.
A woman was hospitalized in critical condition Friday after being kidnapped in Apple Valley.