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Past articles by Cindy:

10 Teslas vandalized in Carson

The windows of 10 Teslas were smashed in while they were parked in a Carson lot early Tuesday. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department deputies responded to the lot at 20151 S. Main St. and found the vandalized vehicles, officials told KTLA. It does not appear that any property was taken from the vehicles at the […] → Read More

Downey police officer injured in on-duty crash

A Downey police officer was injured in a crash early Monday, officials said. The crash occurred around 1:45 a.m. at the intersection of Lakewood Boulevard and Columbia Way, police said in a news release. The officer, who was on duty, and the 25-year-old driver of the other involved vehicle were taken to a hospital and […] → Read More

Woman killed, another injured in Pico Rivera hit-and-run

Authorities in Pico Rivera are looking for a driver who allegedly fled the scene of a fatal crash late Sunday. The crash occurred around 11:20 p.m. near the intersection of Rooks and Rose Hills roads, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Two women were walking south on the curb of Rooks Road when […] → Read More

Sheriff’s Department in standoff with alleged DUI driver in Compton

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is in a standoff with the driver of a fleeing vehicle in Compton. The pickup truck driver is accused of reckless driving under the influence, according to Sgt. Magana. The pursuit began as a traffic stop and the driver failed to yield. The driver now is also suspected of […] → Read More

Man rescued from fast-moving storm runoff in Pacoima Wash

Los Angeles fire crews rescued 23-year-old homeless man who was in distress in the fast-moving Pacoima Wash Tuesday morning. The incident was reported around 10:05 a.m. along the 10700 block of Laurel Canyon Boulevard, fire officials said in an alert. The victim apparently fell into the wash where storm runoff a few inches deep was […] → Read More

Wrong-way driver taken into custody on 710 Freeway in Long Beach

Authorities took a wrong-way driver into custody along the 710 Freeway in Long Beach early Monday. The California Highway Patrol received reports of a driver traveling north on the southbound 710 Freeway around 2 a.m. Responding officers spotted the vehicle and were able to stop the driver before he crashed into any other drivers, officials […] → Read More

2 sought in South L.A. armed carjacking that ended in crash

Police were looking for at least two suspects involved in an armed carjacking in South Los Angeles late Sunday. The incident was reported around 10:05 p.m. at 1038 N. Vernon Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. A knife was used to steal a Honda Accord in the area, police said. Responding officers spotted […] → Read More

Former Manhattan Beach resident wanted for multiple molesting children charges: FBI

A man wanted by the FBI for molesting children in Manhattan Beach is believed be in the Philippines. In 2015, Edgardo Feralin Dormido, Jr., 48, was charged in Los Angeles County with five felony counts, including oral copulation or sexual penetration with a child 10 years old or younger and forcible lewd act on a […] → Read More

3 inmates hospitalized after possibly ingesting controlled substance at L.A. County detention center

Three inmates were taken to a hospital after suffering a medical emergency at Pitchess Detention Center in Castaic Tuesday morning. The incident was reported around 11:25 a.m. at the facility located at 29320 The Old Road, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The agency told the Associated Press that of the three hospitalized, […] → Read More

Mud, debris flow threatens homes in Beverly Crest

A mud and debris flow is threatening homes in the Beverly Crest neighborhood of Los Angeles Tuesday morning. Los Angeles Fire Department crews are responding to the 13100 block of Mulholland Drive where the mud flow has also damaged at least one power pole, officials said. Mud fell down the yard and hillside of one […] → Read More

Thousands remain without power throughout Southern California following winter storm

Thousands of Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and Southern California Edison customers remain without power after a powerful winter storm pummeled the region. → Read More

Man shot to death in Cerritos

Authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a man in Cerritos early Monday. The incident was reported around 1:55 a.m. near the intersection of Artesia Boulevard and Studebaker Road, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. It is unclear what led up to the shooting, but the victim was taken to a local hospital […] → Read More

Live updates: Flash Flood Warning issued for Los Angeles County

Southern California is getting drenched by heavy rainfall while the mountains are receiving potentially record amounts of snow from a winter storm. The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings and advisories for coastal areas and valleys, and a rare blizzard warning for mountains in Los Angeles, Ventura, and San Bernardino counties. Watch live […] → Read More

L.A. man charged with hacking into Instagram influencers’ accounts to obtain money, sexually explicit video chats

A downtown Los Angeles man is being accused of “SIM swapping” to hijack social media influencers’ Instagram accounts in an effort to obtain money and engage in sexually explicit video chats with him, officials announced Thursday. Amir Hossein Golshan, 24, was charged with two counts of wire fraud, one count of unauthorized access to a […] → Read More

SigAlert issued after jackknifed big rig blocks lanes of 60 Freeway in Boyle Heights

A jackknifed big rig prompted a SigAlert on the 60 Freeway in Boyle Heights late Thursday morning. The crash was reported around 11:45 a.m. along the westbound side of the highway near the Indiana Street exit, according to the California Highway Patrol. The big rig was carrying at least three vehicles when it went on […] → Read More

Fire destroys South Los Angeles furniture business

A massive fire ripped through a South Los Angeles furniture business and destroyed it early Thursday. The blaze was reported around 5:30 a.m. at the intersection of Miramonte Boulevard and 76th Street. The fire was still smoldering hours later and firefighters remained on scene making sure all hotspots were fully extinguished. No injuries were reported, […] → Read More

Burglary and kidnapping suspect barricaded inside Santa Ana home: Police

Police in Santa Ana are responding to a home where a burglary and kidnapping suspect is believed to be barricaded. Police were called to the 2000 block of West 11th Street around 11:15 a.m. Wednesday after the man apparently tried to get into the home, Sgt. Maria Lopez told KTLA. Responding officers learned that the […] → Read More

Photos of Montclair triple homicide suspect released amid ongoing search

Authorities on Tuesday released photos of a man wanted in connection with a triple homicide in Montclair late last month. Pete Renteria, 29, remains at large after allegedly killing three relatives on Jan. 30. The victims, Sonia Ramirez, 68, George Ramirez, 72, and David Ramirez, 43, were found shot to death at a home in […] → Read More

Wrong-way driver killed in crash along 60 Freeway in Inland Empire

A wrong-way driver was killed in a crash along the 60 Freeway in Ontario early Tuesday. The driver entered the westbound side of the highway at Grove Avenue heading in the opposite direction around 12:05 a.m., according to the California Highway Patrol. The wrong-way driver then crashed into another driver in the No. 2 lane. […] → Read More

3 sought after attempted robbery at Mission Hills 7-Eleven

Police are searching for three males after an attempted robbery at a 7-Eleven in Mission Hills early Tuesday. The incident was reported around 4 a.m. at the convenience store at the intersection of Chatsworth Avenue and Sepulveda Boulevard. It is unclear what occurred during the attempted robbery, but three suspects possibly wearing ski masks got […] → Read More