| Jan 16, 2015
| 10:34 PM
Los Angeles police are investigating a shooting that occurred in Hollywood late Friday evening.
The shooting happened about 8:40 p.m. when a man riding a bike shot at a car in the area of Sunset Boulevard and North Gardner Street, police said.
| Jan 14, 2015
| 11:53 PM
An 8-foot-long alligator has been living in the backyard of a San Fernando Valley home for about 40 years, animal control officials said Wednesday.
Officers from the Los Angeles Animal Services Department found the alligator Monday inside a wooden crate...
| Jan 15, 2015
| 7:16 PM
Another pet alligator has been discovered in Los Angeles, authorities said Thursday.
It's the second time in less than a week that an alligator has been found by authorities in Los Angeles.
Thursday's alligator was found in the 15300 Block of...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 9:23 PM
A shooting Wednesday in Compton left one man dead, another man injured and a third unharmed, authorities said.
About 11:45 a.m. in the 900 block of West Poplar Street, a group came upon the three men, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Grace...
| Jan 14, 2015
| 10:53 PM
Los Angeles police arrested a man on suspicion of trying to run over someone and hitting a house in Boyle Heights.
The incident was reported about 9 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Pecan Street, police said.
The suspect allegedly drove up on...
| Jan 12, 2015
| 10:15 PM
Employees at an Olive Garden in Montebello were held at gunpoint Monday by a man who stole cash from the restaurant, authorities said.
About 8:15 a.m., a man entered the restaurant in the Shops at Montebello in the 1800 block of South Montebello...
| Jan 10, 2015
| 7:59 PM
A man whose behavior prompted authorities to clear portions of a Houston-area hospital has surrendered to police.
The Associated Press reported that the man, who did not have a weapon, ended the standoff with police without incident and was taken into...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 4:43 PM
A 2-year-old child was found asleep Sunday evening inside a Palm Springs apartment that was the scene of a double murder-suicide, police said.
The child was not physically harmed during the shooting that resulted in the deaths of a man and two women,...
| Jan 3, 2015
| 10:27 PM
An infant is missing from the Long Beach residence where three people were found with gunshot wounds Saturday evening, police said.
Just before 6 p.m., officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 100 block of West 51st Street, said Long Beach...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 6:53 PM
Pasadena’s city manager blamed a “a complete breakdown” of internal controls Tuesday as prosecutors announced the arrest of a former city employee accused of embezzling more than $6 million from city coffers and funneling some of the...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 12:53 PM
The Maryland state legislature last year ended the death penalty in that state for all future crimes. This morning, Gov. Martin O’Malley decided to extend that reach to the past and commuted the sentences of the last four people on Maryland’...