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New Exhibition: 'The First With the Latest! Aggie Underwood, the Los Angeles Herald and the Sordid Crimes of a City'

Christina Rice | Posted 08.27.2016 | Los Angeles
Christina Rice

A picture may say 1,000 words, though there is possibly another story lurking just outside the frame. This is certainly the case with the images featured in "The First with the Latest! Aggie Underwood, the Los Angeles Herald, and the Sordid Crimes of a City."

Woman Gets Stuck In Ex's Chimney: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.21.2014 | Home

Breaking up is hard to do -- and it's even more difficult when the ex gets stuck in your chimney. Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa, 30, was arrested Sunday ...

Stolen Ambulance Taken On Joyride Through LA

Posted 10.20.2014 | Home

A sick man being treated by paramedics on Sunday night allegedly stole their ambulance and led police on a chase through downtown Los Angeles before c...

Rape Survivor Confronts Attacker In Court, Forgives Him

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 09.29.2014 | Home

In the 11 years since Jane Piper was beaten and raped in the back seat of her car, she's been mulling over some choice words for her assailant. On...

Police Officer Allegedly Solicits Undercover Cop For Sex

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 08.19.2014 | Home

A Southern California police officer has been charged with soliciting a prostitute after being caught in a sting involving an undercover cop in a Las ...

Facebook 'Friend' Robs Home Of Vacationing Family: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.31.2014 | Home

This story won't get many "likes." A woman on vacation in Las Vegas had her house burglarized by a trio that allegedly included one of her Facebook...

Robbery Suspect Kills Self After 5-Hour Shopping Center Standoff: Cops

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.30.2013 | Home

A robbery suspect in Southern California has taken his own life after a standoff with police that lasted nearly six hours. The suspect, whose name ...

Missing California Teens Believed To Be Suicidal

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.04.2013 | Home

Officers in Thousand Oaks, Calif., are searching for two teenagers who have been missing since early Thursday morning and believed to be suicidal. ...

Making Our Dollars Speak for Us -- Divesting in Assault Weapons Industry, a Powerful Step Forward

Jan Perry | Posted 04.08.2013 | Los Angeles
Jan Perry

Too often, I have had the sorrowful experience of attending funerals of men, women, and children who have been gunned down on the streets of Los Angeles. Even though violent crime has been on the decline, no amount is acceptable. I took a stand against this violence.

Body Of Murder Suspect's Wife Found In San Diego County Dumpster

Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 10.20.2012 | Home

The body of the missing wife of a real estate mogul wanted for murder has been positively identified after being discovered in a trash dumpster in eas...

Cops: Chef Shot Dead For Slow Service

Posted 07.05.2012 | Home

Police in California released surveillance footage on Tuesday showing two suspects in the alleged murder investigation of a cook shot dead for his sup...

'Teardrop Rapist' Strikes Again, Day After LA Posts $50,000 Reward

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 06.28.2012 | Home

The "Teardrop Rapist," wanted for 35 sex assaults around Los Angeles, was linked today to yet another attack -- just one day after the city offered a ...

Mila Kunis's Alleged Stalker Strikes Again

TMZ | Posted 05.07.2012 | Home

A homeless man tailed Mila Kunis to a gym Friday -- a man who law enforcement says is a stalker -- and he was detained after Kunis' security sounded t...

The Inconvenient Truths of South Central 1992

Tom Hayden | Posted 06.27.2012 | Los Angeles
Tom Hayden

Most of the widespread commemorative discussion of South Central's 1992 has missed three very important lessons.

Local Violence Poses Health Concerns

The Daily Trojan | Posted 06.17.2012 | Home
The Daily Trojan

USC needs to realize that neighborhood safety is also important in the context of the greater student body's mental and physical health. The impact of violence in a neighborhood goes beyond the first few weeks.

TRAGIC: Heroic Father Dies Saving His Son's Life

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 04.06.2012 | Los Angeles

A young father died using his body to shield his 8-year-old son from gunfire in Inglewood, Calif. Tuesday. The victim was identified on Thursday as 28...

Police Investigate Whether Aspiring Actress Was Drugged, Tortured For Months

HuffPost Crime | David Moye | Posted 03.21.2012 | Home

Aspiring actress Satara Stratton, who had been reportedly missing since October, has been found. Now, the Los Angeles Police Department has launched a...

Acts Of Bravery! 7th Grade Boys Rescue Classmate From Sexual Predator

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 01.09.2012 | Los Angeles

At approximately 7:15am Wednesday morning, the George Washington Carver Middle School in South Los Angeles was placed under lockdown, Patrick Sinclai...

Emergency Appeal By Michael Jackson's Doctor To Delay Trial

Posted 11.03.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an 11th hour appeal, lawyers for Michael Jackson's doctor sought to overturn a judge's refusal to sequester jurors, arguing th...

UPDATE: No One Called The Police About Violent Brawl

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 10.17.2011 | Los Angeles

Story has been updated with information from the Los Angeles Police Department. Video has emerged of a brawl at a Downtown Los Angeles intersectio...

4 Year-Old Boy Caught The Crossfire Of Gang Shooting (VIDEO)

Posted 10.12.2011 | Los Angeles

A four-year-old boy was hospitalized after he was caught in the crossfire of a gang-related shooting yesterday afternoon. The shooting took place ...

The 'Backpack Bandit' Strikes Again In Little Tokyo

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 10.04.2011 | Los Angeles

The man responsible for the July 21st robbery of an elderly blind woman in Little Tokyo has attacked again, reports the LAPD. The second attack to...

PHOTOS: Jake Gyllenhaal Grabs A Gun To Patrol The Streets Of Los Angeles

Posted 10.03.2011 | Home

Jake Gyllenhaal has fought in wars both foreign and ancient on the big screen, and for his next film, he'll be tackling the war at home on the Los Ang...

WATCH: Blind Woman Choked, Mugged In Little Tokyo

Posted 10.01.2011 | Los Angeles

The Los Angeles Police Department has released a video depicting a mugger attacking a blind woman in Little Tokyo. According to the police, the rob...

WATCH: Tiny Chihuahua Scares Off Armed Robbers

Posted 09.17.2011 | Los Angeles

A tiny chihuahua became a crime-fighting hero on July 7 when he chased off two armed robbers from a Southern California cigar store. The Los Angel...