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Woman's Body Lay Undiscovered For Months In Walmart Parking Lot

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 02.11.2016 | Crime

The body of a 22-year-old woman was found last week after it apparently went unnoticed for three months inside a car at a California parking lot. Acco...

FBI Gives 'Santa Clara Jane Doe' A Face

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.26.2016 | Crime

Her body was found along a rural road in Santa Clara County, California. She was murdered, but for now only police and her killer know how. After near...

Wanted Woman Allegedly Confesses On Facebook To Killing Boyfriend

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.13.2016 | Crime

Authorities in California are searching for an 18-year-old woman who allegedly stabbed her boyfriend to death and posted a confession on Facebook. Nak...

Calif. Mom Charged With Torturing 1 Kid, Suspected In Deaths Of 2 Others

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.17.2015 | Crime

Two children are dead and another is fighting for her life, after police made two equally horrific discoveries in California. According to the Plumas ...

Missing 'X-Men' Producer May Have Been Spotted In Mexico

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.04.2015 | Crime

UPDATE: Dec. 4 -- Eric Kohler has been found safe in Mexico. Read more here. Previously: "X-Men" movie producer Eric Kohler, who mysteriously vanished...

Police Searching For Missing 'X-Men' Producer

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 12.01.2015 | Crime

While millions of Americans were enjoying Thanksgiving with their loved ones, the family of 27-year-old Hollywood producer Eric Kohler was combing the...

California Cops Stop Minivan Stuffed With 100 Pounds Of Weed

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.01.2015 | Crime

Authorities in California say a routine traffic stop turned into a major drug bust this week when they found more than 100 pounds of marijuana stuffed...

Two Arrested In Slaying Of UCLA Student Andrea DelVesco

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.29.2015 | Crime

Los Angeles police have arrested two men in the slaying of a UCLA undergraduate student. Andrea "Andy" DelVesco, 21, was found dead Sept. 21, when fir...

Graphic Police Dash Cam Video Shows Fatal Shooting Of Unarmed Man

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.15.2015 | Crime

Three newly released dash cam videos show the dramatic moment that police in California shot and killed an unarmed man and wounded another in a Los An...

Officer Fatally Shot Unarmed Man 'In Desperate Need Of Help,' Family Says

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2016 | Crime

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, June 1 (Reuters) - Southern California police say an officer fatally shot an unarmed man who was high...

Pregnant Mom Screams 'Please Stop' As Cops Wrestle Her To The Ground (WATCH)

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.28.2015 | Crime

A newly released police body cam video shows cops in California wrestle a pregnant woman to the ground and arrest her after she refuses to show them i...

INCREDIBLE ESCAPE: Boy, 4, Bails Out Of Moving Vehicle To Escape Carjacker

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

Authorities say a 4-year-old California boy narrowly escaped serious injury over the weekend when he jumped from a moving vehicle during a carjacking....

Elderly Woman Stabs Senior Home Neighbor In Fight Over Cat

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 01.13.2015 | Crime

An elderly woman is recovering in the hospital and another was in police custody after a dispute between neighbors turned violent at a senior living f...

L.A.'s Shockingly Archaic Treatment Of Its Juvenile Offenders

Jacqueline Caster | Posted 04.20.2015 | Los Angeles
Jacqueline Caster

L.A. has long maintained an image in America as a progressive, cutting-edge, and trend-setting environment. So it should come as a huge shock that regarding the treatment of children in the juvenile justice system - Los Angeles may be the most backward major metropolitan area in the nation.

Man Killed By Cops Left Note Telling Them Not To Blame Themselves

Posted 01.06.2015 | Crime

KRISTIN J. BENDER, Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by San Francisco police officers left behind several suici...

1-Year-Old Child Fatally Stabbed In California Knife Attack

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.02.2015 | Crime

A 1-year-old boy is dead and his father seriously injured following a knife attack at a California home early Friday morning. According to the Vent...

Even After Release From Prison, Offenders Continue To Pay For Their Crimes

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 12.18.2014 | Black Voices

Although many states across the U.S. reserve the right to impose adult punishment on juveniles, an ugly pattern has emerged for those who are taken in...

David Lohr

Transgender Woman Shot To Death While Pounding On Door For Help

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.08.2014 | Crime

Los Angeles police on Friday were searching for the person who shot a transgender woman to death as she banged on the front door of a residence for he...

David Lohr

Road Rage Victim's Son Watched Mom 'Die In Front Of Him'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.28.2014 | Crime

A California family has been left grief-stricken as they try to come to terms with an apparent road rage incident that left a 30-year-old mother of fo...

College Student Charged In Mom's Brutal Scissor Slaying

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.08.2014 | Crime

A student at the University of California, Santa Cruz has been arrested on charges of stabbing his mother to death with scissors and killing three of ...

David Lohr

Woman Who Hid Boyfriend's Body Parts In Flower Pots Sentenced

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.03.2014 | Crime

A California woman who hid the dismembered remains of her boyfriend in flower pots that she gave away on Mother's Day 2011 has been sentenced to 26 ye...

Cops: Lazy Suspect Tooled Around Store On Scooter Before Robbery

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 09.26.2014 | Weird News

A man accused of attempting to rob a southern California grocery store apparently cased the joint in the most lazy way possible -- on a motorized scoo...

Woman Has No Idea How Dead Body Ended Up In The Trunk Of Her Car

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 09.15.2014 | Crime

A California woman searching for the source of a foul odor in her car made a grisly discovery on Saturday -- a dead body in the trunk of the vehicle. ...

Mom Accused Of Assaulting Daughter's Bully Won't Be Charged

Associated Press | Posted 08.28.2014 | Crime

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Prosecutors said Thursday they will not file charges against a Northern California mother accused of grabbing the throat o...

Judge: Teen Accused Of Starting California Wildfire Fit To Stand Trial

Associated Press | Posted 08.21.2014 | Crime

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- A judge on Wednesday ruled that a 13-year-old girl is competent to stand trial on allegations that she deliberately started a wildfi...