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Recent articles by Cindy:

Baldwin Park police officer charged in on-duty assault of teen

A Baldwin Park police officer has been charged in an on-duty assault of a 16-year-old boy he arrested in 2019, officials announced Wednesday. Ryan Felton, 35, was charged with two counts of assault under the color of authority, and the case was filed for warrant, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The […] → Read More

Authorities chase vehicle in Lynwood area

Authorities are in pursuit of a vehicle in the Lynwood area. Sky5 is overhead. Check back for updates to this developing story. → Read More

1 arrested in Playa del Rey shooting of 4 homeless people

One person has been arrested in a shooting that left four people wounded in Playa del Rey in August, police said Tuesday. The incident occurred about 5:40 a.m. Aug. 18 near a homeless encampment around the Ballona Wetlands on near Jefferson and Lincoln boulevards, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. Four males described as […] → Read More

Rapper Flavor Flav arrested in Nevada on suspicion of domestic battery

Rapper Flavor Flav was arrested earlier this month after an alleged domestic disturbance in Henderson, Nevada, police said Tuesday. The incident was reported about 11:40 p.m. Oct. 4 when the Henderson Police Department responded to a reported domestic disturbance, officials said in a statement sent to KTLA. The rapper, who’s name is William Jonathan Drayton […] → Read More

Mountain lion captured in Palm Springs condo community

A mountain lion was captured and safely tranquilized in a Palm Springs condominium complex Monday, officials said. Officers from the Palm Spring Police Department and the California Department Fish and Wildlife were called to the Sunrise Palms condo community after the mountain lion was spotted, authorities said in a Facebook post. They added that the […] → Read More

Firefighters work to put out blaze in Wilmington, prompting closure of railway in area

Crews Wednesday afternoon are responding to a fire in Wilmington where trash and grass was burning near shipping containers, officials said. The fire was reported about 2:40 p.m. along the 1400 block of Alameda Street, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. There were reports of loud sounds heard nearby, which prompted a response from […] → Read More

1 dead, 1 in custody in downtown L.A. shooting

A person was killed in a shooting in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, officials said. The incident was reported about 11:50 a.m. near the intersection of Georgia and 18th streets, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The area is at the border with University Park and Pico-Union. The victim was taken to a hospital, where […] → Read More

Man arrested after allegedly trying to rape homeless woman sleeping in Van Nuys

A 30-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly trying to rape a homeless woman who was sleeping in Van Nuys, police said Friday. Wilfredo Lemus was taken into custody thanks in part to community members coming forward with information, Los Angeles police Capt. Charles Hearn said. The incident occurred about 2:50 a.m. Sept. 15 as […] → Read More

Man fatally shot by police at 105 and 710 freeway overpass in Paramount

A man was fatally shot by law enforcement officers along a freeway overpass in Paramount Tuesday morning, officials said. The incident occurred about 8:40 p.m. on the westbound 105 Freeway at the 710 Freeway overpass, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. It is unclear exactly what led to the shooting, […] → Read More

University Fire in San Bernardino 50% contained; evacuations lifted

A brush fire that has charred 50 to 100 acres in San Bernardino and prompted evacuation orders near the 215 and 210 freeways is 50% contained, officials said. The University Fire was reported just after noon near the University Parkway exit of the 215 Freeway, San Bernardino County Fire Department officials said. By 2:50 p.m., […] → Read More

Man arrested in series of sexual assaults in San Jacinto

A Hemet man who was wanted in a series of sexual assaults of women who were on morning walks has been arrested, Riverside County Sheriffs Department officials said Friday. Luis Perales, 23, was identified as the suspect in the crimes and was arrested at his place of employment. He allegedly is responsible for a series […] → Read More

Man arrested after driving into Anaheim liquor store, attempting to rob clerk and patrons: Police

A man who crashed his car into an Anaheim liquor store was arrested after trying to rob the clerk and patrons. → Read More

Plane makes emergency landing in Ontario dairy field

A plane landed in an empty dairy field in Ontario Wednesday morning and the pilot suffered minor injuries, officials said. The incident occurred about 9:45 a.m. near the intersection of Ranch Road and Broadway Avenue, Ontario police told KTLA. Residents saw the plane flying really low over their homes before it landed in the field. […] → Read More

5 critically injured in Wilmington crash: LAFD

Five people were injured in a multivehicle crash in Wilmington Monday morning. → Read More

Shots fired during home invasion attempt in Fontana; 4 arrested

Gunshots were heard during a 911 call reporting a home invasion attempt in Fontana. Four men have been arrested. → Read More

Divers search for person who fell off boat in Lake Pyramid

Los Angeles County sheriff’s and fire department divers are searching Lake Pyramid after a person fell off a pontoon boat Monday morning. The possible drowning was reported about 10:50 a.m. at 43100 North Pyramid Lake, according to the Fire Department. The person who apparently fell off the boat was only described as being in their […] → Read More

20 apprehended after panga boat spotted off PCH in Ventura County

Twenty people were apprehended Thursday after a panga boat was spotted off Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County, officials said. The boat was spotted just before 8 a.m. by a California State Parks ranger, according to the Ventura County Sheriff’s Office. All of the people on board were apprehended with the help of the sheriff’s […] → Read More

Man fatally stabbed in Santa Ana; suspect arrested

A man has been arrested on suspicion of fatally stabbing another man in Santa Ana, police said Tuesday. The incident was reported about 7:50 p.m. Monday in the 500 block of West Dyer road, Santa Ana police said in a news release. The victim was found with multiple stab wounds to his upper torso and […] → Read More

Cypress man charged with abusing 4 children

A man has been charged with several counts of child abuse, including sexual abuse and torture, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office announced Monday. Douglas Alba, 40, of Cypress, faces one felony count of torture, one felony count of child abuse and endangerment, and four felony counts of a corporal injury to a child. He […] → Read More

Man arrested on suspicion of killing woman in Reseda

A man has been arrested in the killing of a woman in Reseda earlier this week, Los Angeles Police Department officials said Friday. The incident was reported about 7 a.m. Thursday in the 19300 block of Covello Street. Family members became concerned when they couldn’t contact 48-year-old Michelle Avan, according to the LAPD. A family […] → Read More