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Los Angeles Violent Crime

Shooting At Seal Beach: 8 Confirmed Dead, 1 Critically Wounded

AP | AMY TAXIN and JOHN ROGERS | Posted 12.12.2011 | Los Angeles

SEAL BEACH, Calif. — Scott Dekraai's neighbors considered him one of the friendliest guys on the block, a man who invited them over for pool par...

Murder Over A Parking Spot At Chuck E. Cheese

Posted 09.27.2011 | Los Angeles

Authorities have identified and are searching for the suspect in a fatal shooting at a Chuck E. Cheese parking lot in downtown LA, reports the Daily B...

2 High School Students Dead After Venice Park Shooting

Posted 08.22.2011 | Los Angeles

Correction: School staff sent a memo to the LA Times, clarifying that the students killed at Penmar Park were sophomores from Venice High School and V...

Jury Wants Death Sentence For Man Who Killed Wife With Hitmen

Posted 07.31.2011 | Los Angeles

Jurors recommend the death penalty for James Fayed, the Century City man convicted of hiring hitmen to kill his wife, reports ABC7 in a tweet. Faye...

MTV Music Coordinator Shot Execution-Style In Mid-Wilshire

2011-03-27-Screenshot20110327at9.11.56AM.jpeg | KTLA News | Posted 07.09.2011 | Los Angeles

MID CITY (KTLA) -- Authorities have identified a man found dead by a dog walker in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles. Residents reported hearing wha...

Gruesome Murder-Suicide Leaves Two Children Dead

AP | Posted 07.08.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- A man shot and killed his girlfriend and two 5-year-old twins before turning the gun on himself in a murder-suicide inside an SUV that ...

ELIMINATED: LAPD's Rape Kit Backlog

2011-04-04-tcmhuffpo.jpg | Alice M. Walton | Posted 06.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of The City Maven. By Alice M. Walton The Los Angeles Police Department’s backlog of 6,132 untested sexual assault eviden...

'Grim Sleeper' Killer Could Be Linked To Eight More Women

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 06.05.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles detectives said Tuesday they believe the suspect in the "Grim Sleeper" serial killings could be responsible for up to ...

Teens Plead 'Not Guilty' In Gang Rape Of 11-Yr Old

AP | By GILLIAN FLACCUS | Posted 06.04.2011 | Los Angeles

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- A juvenile court judge deciding if four teenage boys should be tried as adults in the gang rape of an 11-year-old girl who was lu...

'Westside Rapist' Gets Life For 7 Murders, Could Be Responsible For 30

AP | Rjfonprvsdn | Posted 06.01.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A former state insurance adjuster dubbed the "Westside Rapist" by police was sentenced to life in prison Friday for murdering seve...

One Boy Dead, Mother And Siblings Injured In Shocking Attack

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Updated -- The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports that Ian Anthony Rodriquez has pleaded not guilty to the San Bernardino County Superior Court in con...

NBC Executive's Death Switched From Accident To Homicide

ktla.com | KTLA News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- The coroner's office is now calling the shooting death of an NBC Universal executive a case of murder. NBC executive Brian Ru...