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  • What's next after Supreme Court agrees to review execution protocols?

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge to Oklahoma’s procedures on executing death row inmates, an action that opens the door to a ruling on how executions are handled across the nation. The court’s action comes after a year...
  • Teen stabbed to death at East L.A. middle school

    Teen stabbed to death at East L.A. middle school
    Homicide detectives are investigating the stabbing death of a teenage boy at an East L.A. middle school.  The stabbing occurred about 3:10 p.m. Friday, officials said. The victim was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead.  A Los Angeles...
  • Georgia death penalty case is straight from the theater of the absurd

    The Times editorial board Friday weighs in on the absurdity of the state of Georgia’s efforts to execute convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill Jr., who faces lethal injection next week despite expert witnesses for both sides who now say he is...
  • Suspects in stolen car chased across L.A. -- to LAPD headquarters

    Suspects in stolen car chased across L.A. -- to LAPD headquarters
    Three people led police on a wild pursuit Thursday night that started in West Los Angeles and ended downtown -- at the doorstep of Los Angeles Police Department headquarters. Officers spotted a driver in a green Honda Civic driving erratically in West...
  • Suspect in attempted sexual assaults smelled like 'wet dog,' police say

    Suspect in attempted sexual assaults smelled like 'wet dog,' police say
    Police in Victorville are searching for a man suspected of trying to sexually assault and kidnap two women this week. The man is between 30 and 40 years old with a full beard and short brown hair, and he may drive a four-door white car, according to the...
  • Teen killed in South L.A. double shooting

    Teen killed in South L.A. double shooting
    Two men were shot inside a car Wednesday in South Los Angeles, and water flooded the street after the wounded driver crashed into a fire hydrant. At 4:45 p.m., three brothers were traveling south on Denker Avenue near west 68th Street when a light-...
  • Stockton police fired more than 600 rounds at SUV, attorney says

    Stockton police fired more than 600 rounds at SUV, attorney says
    The city of Stockton has refused to accept responsibility for its police officers, who allegedly fired more than 600 rounds at armed bank robbery suspects inside a disabled SUV and hit a hostage 10 times, killing her, an attorney for the woman’s...
  • Silicon Valley man sentenced for massive child porn collection

    A man has been sentenced to nearly five years in federal prison for having one of the largest collections of child pornography ever found in Silicon Valley, federal officials said Tuesday. Paul Lawrence Vella, 60, was sentenced to 59 months in prison,...
  • New Jersey mother burned newborn baby girl, police say

    A mother who allegedly set her newborn baby girl on fire in the middle of a New Jersey road  will be charged with murder, prosecutors said Saturday. Police found the baby ablaze Friday just before 11 p.m., after a resident called to report a fire in the...
  • Man attacked in possible hate crime in West Hollywood

    Man attacked in possible hate crime in West Hollywood
    Officials are investigating a possible hate crime in West Hollywood in which three men yelled slurs at a black man about his sexual orientation and race before beating him up. About 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, the man walked off a bus at Fairfax Avenue and Santa...
  • LAPD investigating shooting involving man on a bike firing on a car

    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.  One...