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  • 3 shot, 1 stabbed on West, Northwest, South Sides

    3 shot, 1 stabbed on West, Northwest, South Sides
    Three men were shot and a fourth stabbed in four attacks early this morning and late last night on the West, Northwest, and South Sides. About 2 a.m. in the 300 block of North Central Avenue in the city’s Austin neighborhood, a 21-year-old man who...
  • Man shot by county police wanted in armed robbery at Timonium gold store

    Man shot by county police wanted in armed robbery at Timonium gold store
    A Baltimore man who was shot by county police Friday on Pulaski Highway was wanted for robbing a Timonium gold business earlier this month of jewelry and other items after binding two employees' hands with zip ties, authorities said. Police said that on...
  • Man allegedly shot woman twice in face, dumped body in Newport Beach

    Man allegedly shot woman twice in face, dumped body in Newport Beach
    A man suspected of killing a woman and dumping her body in Newport Beach after shooting another woman in the face has pleaded not guilty to murder charges. Irvin Tellez, 25, of Garden Grove faces one felony count of murder for allegedly shooting 28-...
  • LAX dry ice explosions: Airport employee arrested in case

    LAX dry ice explosions: Airport employee arrested in case
    A Los Angeles International Airport employee has been arrested in connection with dry-ice bomb explosions, law enforcement sources told The Times. The suspect was identified as 28-year-old Dicarlo Bennett, according to the sources. Public records show...
  • A Russian horror story: Gang sentenced for 12 murders at family home

    MOSCOW -- In a country that is no stranger to horrific crimes, this one stood out: On Nov. 4, 2010, someone killed 12 people --  Server Ametov, members of his family and several guests -- in the Krasnodar region of southern Russia, then tried to burn down...
  • High-ranking Mexican Mafia associate gets 25 years for murder

    High-ranking Mexican Mafia associate gets 25 years for murder
    A high-ranking member of the northeast L.A.-based Avenues gang was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for murdering one man and ordering the killing of another, federal prosecutors said. [For the record, 5:32 p.m. PDT Oct. 21: A previous version...
  • Two men arrested after LAPD officers are fired on in Highland Park

    A suspected gang member accused of firing multiple times at Los Angeles Police Department officers in Highland Park and an alleged accomplice were arrested Friday after barricading themselves in an apartment building, authorities said. Sgt. Douglas...
  • Guard pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into city jail for gang

    Guard pleads guilty to smuggling drugs into city jail for gang
    Charged with policing inmates in the Baltimore City Detention Center, correctional officer Jennifer Owens admitted to doing the opposite Tuesday. Owens, who worked as a correctional officer in the Baltimore jail from 2007 to 2013, pleaded guilty to a...
  • Brenda E. Stevenson, writer of wrongs

     Brenda E. Stevenson, writer of wrongs
    Historian Brenda E. Stevenson (pictured in her UCLA office, with an African sculpture) mostly writes about the long-gone — 18th and 19th century African Americans, and the lives of enslaved women. Then came the case that made history while L.A....
  • Hunger strike in California prisons is a gang power play

    Hunger strike in California prisons is a gang power play
    A few hundred inmates are continuing to take part in a hunger strike in California prisons. Some prisoners claim this strike is about living conditions in the Security Housing Units, commonly called SHUs, which house some of the most dangerous inmates...
  • From the paper: Police patrols, gang violence

    Police patrols My neighborhood, Maple Park, is very violent and I often hear gunshots. Nobody is safe to go outside. Children can't play in the park because parents are worried. It's even a risk just walking to school and back home. I am a victim of...