El Monte Union High School District Unveils New Fleet Of Electric School BusesThe district on Wednesday unveiled its new fleet of 11 electric school buses, part of a pilot program from the California Air Resources Board.
Dodge Challenger Leads CHP On Pursuit Through El MonteThe driver jumped out of the car and ran into a nearby apartment complex.
Woman Arrested After Leading Police On Pursuit In Suspected Stolen VehicleA woman suspected of stealing a car was taken into custody in El Monte Wednesday after an approximately 75-minute chase that began in Fontana.
Caught On Video: El Camino Driver Stops To Slash Tires Of 3 El Monte Police VehiclesThe incident happened last Saturday while El Monte police officers were conducting an unrelated investigation in the 4000 block of Maxon Road. The officers returned to their vehicles to find six of their tires had been slashed.
Cow Captured In El Monte After Running Loose Through South El Monte, La PuenteAuthorities were called to Durfee Avenue and Peck Road at about 4:07 a.m. on the report of a cow on the loose. It’s unclear where the cow came from or how it got loose, but the CHP says it did not impact the morning commute because it was ran off under the freeway.
Community Honors Fallen Soldier Cpl. Mac Ortiz Of El MonteIn honor of Cpl. Marc Ortiz's service, a new affordable housing community is being built in El Monte. It will be named Plaza Ortiz and will provide housing to low-income families and homeless veterans.
Man Shot To Death In El Monte, Shooter At LargeA man was shot to death Sunday in El Monte and the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department is assisting El Monte police in its investigation.
Hospital Surge Tent Turned Into Show Of Appreciation For El Monte Nurses, Healthcare WorkersAmerican Career College put together an appreciation event Tuesday for hospital workers at the Greater El Monte Community Hospital by turning the once-surge tent into a relaxation lounge with gift bags and treats.
'Our Hearts Are Still Sad': Family Of Man Who Disappeared 28 Years Ago Holding Out Hope For JusticeAustin Jay Smith, a 23-year-old aspiring accountant, walked out of his El Monte home on the night of March 23, 1993 for a meeting with his former boss. That was the last time his family saw him.
El Monte PD Releases Sketch Of Man Wanted In Connection With Fatal Hit-And-RunThe El Monte Police Department Tuesday released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with a fatal hit-and-run.
Family, Friends Mourn Motorcyclist Killed In El Monte Hit-And-RunThe crash happened in the area of Peck Road and Lower Azusa at about 7 p.m. Saturday, El Monte police Lt. Pete Rasic said. The motorcyclist was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.