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Woman Brings Claim Against City, Alleging Former LAPD Assistant Chief Put Tracking Device on Her Car

While on a trip with friends in September, the plaintiff discovered an Apple Airtag in a black box attached to the undercarriage of her vehicle, the claim states. Her friend scanned the Airtag and found that the serial number and owner information matched the last four digits of former Assistant Chief Alfred Labrada's city cellphone, according to her claim.

December 6, 2023

L.A. Mayor Warns Unhoused Not to Sleep Alone As Police Seek Killer of Three Sleeping Homeless Men

Los Angeles police are searching for a man suspected of walking up to three unhoused people this week while they slept during the early hours of the morning and shooting them to death.

December 2, 2023

Ski-Masked Suspect Who Fatally Shot Man at L.A. Live Restaurant Last Night Is Sought By Police

A male suspect left the scene of the shooting in a white Honda, possibly an SUV. According to on-scene reports, the suspect was wearing an all-black sweat suit and ski mask.

November 29, 2023

Twenty-Four-Year-Old Man Charged in Killing of Former Laker Michael Cooper’s Brother

"We lived 10 houses down (from) here,'' Michael Cooper said. "This is a park where we grew up playing. That's why he felt comfortable and safe here."

November 22, 2023

Two SoCal Men Charged with Using Darknet to Sell Meth and Fentanyl

In their plea agreements, co-conspirators Srinivasan and Ta admitted that their drug trafficking activities caused the death of three individuals and that they sold fentanyl-laced pills to two others who died of drug overdoses soon thereafter.

November 7, 2023

UCLA Student Shot In Face With BB Gun In Homophobic Hate Crime

The car's driver is described as a male in a black ski mask, while the passenger was only described as a male. Both are being sought by police following the attack early Sunday morning in Westwood.

October 31, 2023

Guerilla Tacos Was Robbed For More Than $20,000 and is ‘Struggling’ to Stay in Business

“There was a significant amount of money in the safe intended to be deposited and used to pay bills and make sure we can clear payroll,” Guerrilla Tacos owner Brittney Valles revealed. “That is all gone now.”

October 27, 2023

Three South Bay Locals Arrested, Accused Of Armed Robbery At 10 L.A. Pharmacies

Federal prosecutors said one served as the driver while two Hawthorne men would rob the stores, usually before closing. They allegedly used handguns and would steal victims' cell phones, then go into the stores' offices, and take money from safes.

October 24, 2023

Walnut Woman Gets Prison Time For Selling L.A. Homes That Weren’t Actually For Sale

Using other people's broker's licenses, Gonzalez listed the properties on real estate websites, even though many were not on the market, and she did not have authority to list them.

October 16, 2023