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  • Alligator found at San Fernando Valley home had lived there 37 years

    Alligator found at San Fernando Valley home had lived there 37 years
    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...
  • Second pet alligator found in Los Angeles

    Second pet alligator found in Los Angeles
    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...
  • One man killed, one injured in Compton shooting

    One man killed, one injured in Compton shooting
    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...
  • Police arrest man suspected of crashing into house in Boyle Heights

    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...
  • Olive Garden employees held at gunpoint during robbery

    Olive Garden employees held at gunpoint during robbery
    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...
  • Man in Texas hospital standoff surrenders to police

    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...
  • 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...
  • Ambushed New York officers were 'simply assassinated,' Bratton says

    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...
  • Wrongfully convicted New York man reaches $4.75-million settlement

    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...
  • Man's pardon withdrawn after Times discloses financial regulators' censure

    Man's pardon withdrawn after Times discloses financial regulators' censure
    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...
  • Couple slain in La Verne; search underway for suspect

    Couple slain in La Verne; search underway for suspect
    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...