WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — An officer with Southern California's Whittier Police Department was killed in a weekend motorcycle crash while off duty, authorities said.
Lanell Whitfield died in the crash Saturday afternoon in the city of Lynwood, south of downtown Los Angeles, the department said in a statement.
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — Two people were shot and wounded when the sedan they were in drove in reverse toward Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies who were seeking an auto theft suspect, authorities said.
DOWNEY, Calif. (AP) — A man has been charged with starting a Southern California brush fire that destroyed two homes and severely damaged four others during windy, dry weather last week, authorities said.
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — A food truck vendor was arrested after he was caught on video vandalizing a sidewalk taco stand in a possible beef over territory near Los Angeles, authorities said.
Video aired by ABC7 showed a man using a fire extinguisher to put out the cooking fire of Tacos la Guera in Whittier Thursday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Six men have been charged with plotting to smuggle assault weapons and hundreds of thousands of rounds of ammunition, including .50-caliber armor piercing bullets, to one of Mexico's most violent drug cartels, authorities announced Monday.
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California gang member who fatally shot a man and then killed a police officer and wounded another in a Los Angeles suburb was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole.
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — Three teenagers were critically wounded at a Halloween house party in Southern California when someone pulled out a handgun after a fistfight and opened fire, authorities said.
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — A man spotted walking in the middle of a street in eastern Los Angeles County was fatally shot when he pulled a gun on deputies who stopped to talk to him, authorities said.
WHITTIER, Calif. (AP) — Police in a Los Angeles suburb shot and killed a man who pulled a gun on an officer during a confrontation Friday, authorities said.
Police in Whittier, east of LA, received a call shortly after noon about a man with a gun at a city dog park but when they arrived he had left the area, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles police on Tuesday arrested a second suspect in an alleged assault by a pro-Palestinian group on Jewish men outside a restaurant last week.
Samer Jayylusi, 35, of Whittier was arrested in Anaheim and booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon, a police statement said.
SOUTH EL MONTE, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 4.6 earthquake struck Southern California late Friday night, according to the U...