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  • Fugitive from downtown L.A. jail captured in Santa Monica

    Fugitive from downtown L.A. jail captured in Santa Monica
    A fugitive inmate who walked out of downtown Los Angeles' Twin Towers Correctional Facility three weeks ago was captured Wednesday night near a youth and family center in Santa Monica, authorities said. Christopher Lee Brown, 37, was arrested without...
  • Victim identified in West hollywood stabbing death

    Victim identified in West hollywood stabbing death
    Authorities on Monday identified a 34-year-old West Hollywood man who was allegedly stabbed to death by his roommate. Deputies responded Saturday evening to the victim's apartment complex in the 900 block of Palm Avenue to conduct a welfare check, the...
  • Transit riders assail proposed Metro fare hike at public hearing

    Transit riders assail proposed Metro fare hike at public hearing
    During a packed and sometimes tense four-hour public hearing Saturday, Los Angeles County transportation officials heard a litany of complaints from transit riders who said a proposed Metro fare hike would strain the budgets of students and working-...
  • Two people shot, wounded near South L.A. pawn shop

    Two men were injured in a shooting Thursday near a South Los Angeles pawn shop. The shooting happened about 3:45 p.m. in the 8700 block of South Vermont Avenue, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The address is listed online as...
  • Detectives investigating deadly shooting in South L.A.

    One person was shot and killed Thursday at 108th Street and Western Avenue in an unincorporated area in South Los Angeles, authorities said. The victim, described by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department as a male juvenile, was shot about 1:20 p....
  • Ex-volleyball coach convicted of molesting 2 girls; faces prison term

    Ex-volleyball coach convicted of molesting 2 girls; faces prison term
    A former junior-varsity volleyball coach at an East L.A. high school pleaded no contest Tuesday to molesting two 15-year-old girls and agreed to serve three years in prison and register as a sex offender for life. Jonathan Adam Roldan, 23, pleaded no...
  • Paul Walker crash caused by 'unsafe speed,' investigators say

    The car crash that killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker and his friend Roger Rodas was caused by excessive speed that may have topped 93 mph, about twice the speed limit of the curvy road in the Santa Clarita business park where the accident occurred,...
  • $20,000 reward offered in case of escaped Twin Towers inmate

    $20,000 reward offered in case of escaped Twin Towers inmate
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors is offering a $20,000 reward in connection with the search for an inmate who walked out of a county jail nearly two weeks ago. The board unanimously approved the reward Tuesday for information leading to the...
  • Man killed, woman wounded in El Monte car shooting

    A man was killed and a woman wounded in El Monte early Saturday when a gunman walked up to their parked car and began shooting, authorities said. The man and woman were parked in the 11300 block of Medina Court about 12:30 a.m. when the suspect "shot...
  • Nursing attendant accused of sexually assaulting patient

    Nursing attendant accused of sexually assaulting patient
      A 25-year-old nursing attendant has been arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a patient at County-USC Medical Center, authorities said Thursday. Terrence Tekoh is accused of assaulting the victim Wednesday in a examination room, according to...
  • Man sought in alleged sexual assault of woman at Valero gas station

    Man sought in alleged sexual assault of woman at Valero gas station
    Authorities are searching for a man who sexually assaulted a woman at a Valero gas station in Agua Dulce  this week after adding him to a "most wanted" list. Investigators say the sexual assault occurred at the Valero gas station on Sierra Highway in...
  • L.A. County sheriff's monitor defends value, wants contract renewed

    One of the longtime civilian monitors for the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department defended his work Wednesday and said he should have his contract with the county renewed. Merrick Bobb's statements come a day after the new inspector general for...