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  • Metro attacks: Suspect arrested in serial bus assaults

    Metro attacks: Suspect arrested in serial bus assaults
    A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with a series of eight attacks on Metro buses across Los Angeles County, officials said. Hector Resendez was arrested Friday on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's...
  • 17-year-old shot to death in East L.A.

    A 17-year-old teenager was shot to death Friday afternoon in East Los Angeles, authorities said. Los Angeles County Sheriff's homicide detectives were investigating the shooting, which occurred about 4:20 p.m. at Ditman Avenue and East 6th Street,...
  • Police to step up presence during Mexico's World Cup game Sunday

    Police to step up presence during Mexico's World Cup game Sunday
    Police and sheriff's deputies will increase patrols Sunday in Huntington Park during Mexico's World Cup match against the Netherlands after unruly behavior erupted during Mexico's previous game. In addition, a three-block stretch along Pacific...
  • 3 men arrested in sting operations targeting child predators

    The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department announced sting operations resulting in the arrest of three men Tuesday on charges of being child predators. The men attempted to use the Internet as a means of engaging children in sexual activity and were...
  • Suspect arrested after hours-long Norwalk standoff

    Suspect arrested after hours-long Norwalk standoff
    A tense, hours-long standoff between an armed man and law enforcement authorities at a Norwalk mobile home park ended with the arrest of the suspect late Tuesday. Television news footage showed tear gas enveloping the home before the 38-year-old man was...
  • Family of missing Naperville Central grad remains hopeful

    Family of missing Naperville Central grad remains hopeful
    Nearly nine months after a recent Naperville Central High School graduate disappeared in California, his family continues to hope for his safe return. "We have our faith and we said that there's been no body found, so until there's that kind of...
  • Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match

    Extra patrols planned in Huntington Park for Mexico World Cup match
    As Mexico and the Netherlands face off in their World Cup match in Brazil on Sunday morning, Los Angeles police and sheriff’s deputies plan to increase patrols in Huntington Park in preparation for a potential repeat of the unruly behavior that...
  • Survey: Sexual harassment makes 20% of Metro riders feel unsafe

    Survey: Sexual harassment makes 20% of Metro riders feel unsafe
    One in five passengers on Metro trains and buses have recently felt unsafe due to sexual harassment or other forms of "unwanted sexual attention," according to new data.  A Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority survey of nearly 20,000...
  • 30 Norwalk homes evacuated in standoff between armed man, police

    30 Norwalk homes evacuated in standoff between armed man, police
    About 30 homes were evacuated in Norwalk on Tuesday evening after a man armed with a rifle and wearing a bullet-proof vest barricaded himself inside a residence at a mobile home park. The 38-year-old suspect is on federal probation for bank robbery...
  • Activists propose civilian oversight panel for Sheriff's Department

    Activists propose civilian oversight panel for Sheriff's Department
    Advocates hoping to influence the ongoing discussion about how to best oversee Los Angeles County's troubled Sheriff's Department are presenting county leaders with a proposed blueprint for a new nine-member civilian oversight commission that would...
  • Tinkering won't fix a profoundly broken Sheriff's Dept.

     Tinkering won't fix a profoundly broken Sheriff's Dept.
    The first question for anyone contemplating the future of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department is this: Is it suffering from a few small problems or is it profoundly broken? There's good reason to believe it's the latter. Consider, for example,...
  • County leaders get proposal for civilian panel to oversee sheriff

    County leaders get proposal for civilian panel to oversee sheriff
    Los Angeles County supervisors received a proposed blueprint Monday for a civilian oversight commission that would monitor the Sheriff's Department and its troubled jail system. Offered by an activist group known as the Coalition to End Sheriff Violence...