20 Arrested As Catalytic Converter Thefts Surge In TorranceA drastic increase in thefts of catalytic converters from vehicles prompted Torrance police to target these thieves on June 7. In three weeks, police say they have made 20 arrests.
Retired Nun Mary Margaret Kreuper To Plead Guilty To Embezzling $835K From Torrance Catholic School To Finance Gambling HabitMary Margaret Kreuper, a now-retired nun who was the principal of St. James Catholic School in Torrance, will plead guilty to stealing more than $835,000 in school funds to pay for personal expenses, including gambling trips, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.
Torrance AT&T Store Robbed By Two Men Using Force Against Employee, Reward Offered For Their CaptureTwo men burglarized an AT&T store and injured one of the employees during the robbery.
Torrance Man, 83, Violently Attacked 2 Times By Same Homeless IndividualOfficials are trying to locate a homeless man responsible for two violent attacks on an 83-year-old Torrance man.
Tiger Squadron Does Flyover In Torrance To Honor Armed Forces DayCity of Torrance had to forgo its annual Armed Forces Day parade due to the pandemic, but the Tiger Squadron did a flyover in honor of the day.
Evacuation Alert System To Be Tested At Torrance Beaches AgainThe test will include sirens, flashing lights, and announcements in English and Spanish that will eventually be used to alert residents and beachgoers of emergencies like tsunamis, lightning, earthquakes, and sharks. “This is only a test” will be announced before any evacuation announcement.
67-Year-Old Linda Marie Cross, Of Torrance, Missing For Nearly 1 WeekOfficials are searching for help searching for a 67-year-old woman last seen in Torrance.
'We Walked Into A Nightmare:' Torrance Family Finds 800 Birds In HomeA family said they came home from dinner and walked into a scene that looked like it was taken out of Alfred Hitchcock's horror movie, The Birds.
Torrance Woman Arrested In Mistaken ID Revenge Murder Of NorCal RapperA Torrance woman has been arrested in connection with the murder of a Northern California rap artist who investigators say she misidentified as the suspect in the Seal Beach shooting death of her boyfriend last August.
3 South Bay-Area School Districts Reopen Campuses This Week For Their Youngest StudentsSome of the youngest students in Torrance, Redondo Beach, and El Segundo unified school districts returned to campuses for in-person learning. The three districts also resumed in-person learning for students with special needs and student athletic conditioning.
Vaccination Sites In Torrance, Orange County Hamstrung By Lack Of Staffing, VolunteersSeveral people who had made appointments for a COVID-19 vaccine arrived at El Camino College in Torrance Tuesday, only to be turned away because the site wasn’t staffed. The healthcare company Curative was supposed to administer the shots.
Lacey Ana Mazzarella Sentenced To Prison For 2-Year-Old Daughter's DeathA Rancho Palos Verdes woman whose 2-year-old daughter died in 2019 after being left in a car overnight with the heater running was sentenced Wednesday to nearly 15 years in state prison.
Walmart To Temporarily Close Downey, Torrance, And Huntington Beach Stores For Cleaning, SanitizationWalmart has also closed stores in Panorama City, Corona, Compton, Paramount, South Gate, Lancaster and Upland over the past few weeks for similar deep cleanings.
Solo Vehicle Crash Kills 1 In TorranceThe crash was reported at about 3 a.m. in the area of Hawthorne and Artesia boulevards in Torrance.
Sheriff, Coroner: Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Patient Shot By Deputy Died On Nov. 1The patient was identified by the Los Angeles County coroner’s office and the sheriff’s department as 38-year-old Nicholas Burgos. Burgos died on Nov. 1.