The woman — believed to be the suspect’s girlfriend — was pronounced dead at the scene.
Harry Major was an English teacher at Hollywood High School for nearly 30 years.
A 52-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 25 years to life in prison for the 1994 strangulation murder of his wife.
A California death row inmate has pleaded guilty to the 1989 strangulation of a 15-year-old Long Beach teenager.
A man accused of raping and killing a 67-year-old Hemet neighbor in 1980 must stand trial for murder, a judge ruled Friday.
Convicted serial killer Chester Turner, who is on death row for murdering 10 women in Los Angeles County, has been ordered to stand trial once again.
A preliminary hearing for one of Los Angeles’ most prolific serial killers is scheduled for Wednesday morning.
A suspect wanted for the 1990 murder of a pregnant woman in Texas was arrested last month by Lancaster Sheriff’s Detectives, it was announced Thursday.
An inmate at the Men’s Central Jail has reportedly confessed to killing his 20-year-old cellmate, authorities said Friday.
Authorities say that a Temecula man admitted Friday that he strangled his 22-year-old former girlfriend in 2005 as part of a plea deal that allows him to avoid the death penalty.
Police in Irvine Wednesday night are on the lookout for a student they say tried to murder his wife inside their on campus apartment.