| Apr 5, 2014
| 4:18 PM
An hours-long armed standoff ended peacefully Saturday afternoon after a man who was suspected of shooting the mother of his children surrendered to authorities, the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department said.
The standoff began shortly before 9 a.m....
| Oct 28, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Autentico Foods, a Hawaiian Gardens, Calif., establishment, is recalling approximately 54,000 pounds of ready-to-eat pork products that it did not produce in accordance with its food safety plan, failing to take the steps it had determined were...
| Jan 5, 2011
| 9:33 PM
L.A. authorities are looking for a reputed Hawaiian Gardens gang member who allegedly poured flammable liquid on his girlfriend and set her on fire....
| Jan 10, 2011
| 4:34 PM
A man identified as a drug kingpin and a key defendant in a federal gang sweep was sentenced Monday to 30 years in federal prison for overseeing the racketeering and drug activities of the Varrio Hawaiian Gardens street gang. George......
| Jun 20, 2011
| 9:34 PM
Abner Mares' bantamweight tournament finale against previously injured Joseph Agbeko has been rescheduled to Aug. 13 at Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas, Mares' promoter Richard Schaefer confirmed Monday. Mares(21-0-1, 13 KOs), from Hawaiian Gardens, was...
| Sep 7, 2010
| 1:50 PM
HAWAIIAN GARDENS, Calif. -- A 26-year-old man has plead not guilty to the murders of his ex-girlfriend, her brother and father during a shooting rampage in Hawaiian Gardens.
The charges against Joseph Mercado include the special circumstance of...
| Oct 4, 2007
Participating in sports such as football, weightlifting and boxing has long been part of the culture within the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. But deputies have recently been playing some new games -- on-duty enforcement competitions that have...
| Jan 9, 2009
Secundino "John" Cabrera has heard it all.
A heavyset man with a shaved head and large glasses, not given to chatter, Cabrera has been the one person in town that folks could talk to when no one else would listen.
Tough finances, lost jobs, births,...
| May 21, 2009
| 12:55 PM
HAWAIIAN GARDENS -- Dozens of suspected gang members were arrested Thursday during early morning raids that federal prosecutors are calling the "largest gang takedown in United States history."
150 members and associates of a predominantly Latino...
| May 26, 2009
PICO RIVERA -- As Ramon Huerta stood shirtless and shivering in the frontyard of the Pico Rivera house he's called home for more than four decades, the 64-year-old retired chef struggled to comprehend the questions being shouted by the heavily armed...
| May 18, 2010
| 7:13 PM
LOS ANGELES -- L.A. County Supervisors honored Deputy Freddy Brown during a special ceremony Tuesday in downtown Los Angeles for his bravery during the Hawaiian Gardens rampage.
An angry young man blasted his way into his ex-girlfriend's house on May 6....
| May 10, 2010
| 1:55 PM
HAWAIIAN GARDENS, Calif. -- A 26-year-old man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, her brother and father during a shooting rampage in Hawaiian Gardens was charged Monday with three counts of murder.
The charges against Joseph Mercado include the...