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California Cops Stop Minivan Stuffed With 100 Pounds Of Weed

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.01.2015 | Crime

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Two Arrested In Slaying Of UCLA Student Andrea DelVesco

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 09.29.2015 | Crime

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Police Arrest Man In Death Of 2 Women, 3 Young Girls

AP | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.20.2015 | Crime

 MODESTO, Calif. (AP) — Police said Monday that a suspect in the homicides of five people whose bodies were found in a Northern California...

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 i...

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

Reuters | Posted 06.02.2015 | 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...

San Francisco Police Shooting: Cops Kill Man Holding Air Gun

AP | KRISTIN J. BENDER | Posted 03.07.2015 | Crime

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who was shot and killed by San Francisco police officers left behind several suicide notes in his cellphone, including on...

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...

Second Suspect In Los Angeles Police Patrol Car Shooting Arrested

AP | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A second suspect was arrested Wednesday after a weekend shooting in which Los Angeles police officers came under fire. James Bro...

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 | 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...

Gruesome Text Messages: Convicted Sex Offenders Allegedly Debated Killing Final Victim

AP | GILLIAN FLACCUS and AMY TAXIN | Posted 11.25.2014 | Crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Late at night, the two convicted sex offenders exchanged text messages debating whether to kill their next victim or spare ...

Suspect In California Shooting Rampage Charged With Three More Murders

AP | LINDA DEUTSCH | Posted 11.20.2014 | Crime

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man accused of going on a five-day shooting rampage that killed four people was charged with new counts Thursday that could bri...

Man Sentenced For Poisoning Wife With Nicotine

AP | Posted 01.14.2015 | Crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Kansas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally poisoning his wife with nicotine in 1994 and c...

David Lohr

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

Suspected Cop Killer Flew Under Radar

AP | ELLIOT SPAGAT | Posted 10.27.2014 | Crime

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Luis Enrique Monroy-Bracamonte had a lot to hide. He was living in the United States illegally, had been convicted in Arizona for s...

Baby Left In Dumpster Has 13-year-old Mother

AP | Posted 10.13.2014 | Crime

MERCED, Calif. (AP) — Authorities in Central California say they have identified a 13-year-old girl as the mother of a newborn baby abandoned last w...

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 | 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...

Fugitive Returned To California In Penis Dismemberment Case

AP | Posted 09.17.2014 | Crime

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A man arrested in the Czech Republic and accused of torturing a medical marijuana dispensary owner is back in Southern Cali...