Violence

Oxnard Police believe this is the suspect in the 2014 murder of 78-year-old Ruben Alfaro. (credit: Oxnard Police)

Sketch Of Murder Suspect Released Near Anniversary Of 78-Year-Old Oxnard Man’s Slaying

Investigators have conducted multiple canvasses, examined evidence, and contacted numerous witnesses in the open investigation.

04/24/2015

Residents of Palms met with community leaders and law enforcement on Thursday to come up with ideas to stem violence in their community. (credit: CBS)

Residents In Palms Concerned About Recent Spike Of Violence In Their Community

“In the past week,” Carlos Chicas said “we have been forced to bear witness to two murders and three attempted murders.”

04/23/2015

Two of the three armed suspects police said robbed two men during a home invasion in Woodland Hills Friday. (credit: LAPD)

Only On 2: Violent Home Invasion Robbery Captured On Security Video In Woodland Hills

The landord immediately recognized one of the suspects as another tenant.

03/20/2015

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Hip-Hop Mogul Russell Simmons Promotes Peace At Dorsey High

Hundreds of high school students in Inglewood have joined hip hop pioneer Russell Simmons in pledging to promote peace and reduce violence in their lives and communities.

02/04/2015

Dozens attended a town hall meeting in Pacoima Saturday to discuss race and police violence. (credit: CBS)

Dozens Attend Town Hall Meeting In Pacoima To Discuss Race, Police Violence

The groups hoped that a dialog between the police and the black community could help calm tensions.

01/24/2015

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Car Crash Inadvertently Leads Riverside Sheriff’s To Home Containing 2 Dead Men

The deputies found a woman at the wheel, but she was unresponsive and showed signs of injury, he said.

10/19/2014

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Son Of Slain Mayor Says Mom Acted In Self-Defense

In a 911 call released Tuesday, Daniel Crespo Jr. tells a police dispatcher that his father had hurt him and was lying on the floor dying.

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LAPD, City Attorney Team Up To Help Curb Domestic Violence

Los Angeles Chief of Police Charlie Beck and City Attorney Mike Feuer are teaming up on a campaign to help curb domestic violence.

09/19/2014

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UC Task Force Unveils Plan To Tackle Sexual Violence On Campuses

Officials with the University of California have created a task force to tackle the issue of sexual abuse throughout its 10-campus system.

09/18/2014

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Prosecutors Unite Nationwide To Fight Gun Violence

L.A. City Attorney Mike Feuer is teaming up with Manhattan’s city attorney to rally prosecutors across the country in a unique coalition to curb gun violence.

09/17/2014

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At Least 2 Exchanges Of Gunfire Reported At Pomona House Party

Two suspects were arrested after an exchange of at least two different exchanges of gunfire stemming from the same Pomona house party, police said.

08/24/2014

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Police: Teens ‘Willing To Die’ In Foiled High School Attack

Police Tuesday said two teen boys were “willing to die” in their plot to kill staff and students at South Pasadena High School.

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Richard Martinez, who lost a son to the rampage at UCSB, is working with gun control advocates on a national level. (credit: CBS)

Father Of Student Slain During UCSB Rampage Teams With Other Victims Of Gun Violence

The father of a student killed during the recent rampage near the campus of UCSB, has teamed up with victims of gun violence and their proponents to fight for stricter gun control legislation.

07/30/2014

Iraqi men take part in a demonstration to show their support for the call to arms by Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, in the central Shiite Muslim shrine city of Najaf on June 13, 2014. (Photo credit:  HAIDER HAMDANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Analyst: Fall Of Baghdad Would Make Current Gas Prices ‘Look Like A Bargain’

Oil industry analysts are warning a brewing civil war between Islamic militants in Iraq could potentially send gas prices soaring here in the Southland.

06/13/2014

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Bill Aims To Prevent College Sexual Violence

The state Senate on Thursday approved legislation requiring California colleges and universities to adopt anti-sexual assault policies that include a written standard for personal consent.

05/29/2014

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