| 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 17, 2015
| 4:12 PM
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...
| Dec 20, 2014
| 7:03 PM
A man who posted anti-police rantings on the Internet ambushed and shot to death two New York City police officers as they sat in their patrol car Saturday, authorities said.
“Two of New York’s finest were shot and killed with no warning, no...
| Dec 23, 2014
| 5:00 PM
A New York man who spent 18 years in prison for murder he did not commit will receive a $4.75-million settlement from the state, the largest award for a wrongful conviction in New York history.
Fernando Bermudez was arrested in a 1991 shooting and...
| Dec 24, 2014
| 9:12 PM
Gov. Jerry Brown withdrew a Christmas Eve pardon Wednesday after learning from the Los Angeles Times that he was granting clemency to a man recently disciplined by financial regulators.
Glen Williams Carnes, one of 105 people who received an executive...
| Dec 26, 2014
| 9:15 PM
Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies were searching Friday for a man suspected of killing a married couple in La Verne.
The incident was reported about 1:20 p.m. inside the couple's home in the 300 block of Roughrider Road, according to the Sheriff's...