| Aug 19, 2013
| 2:00 PM
Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk on Monday sought to move past a controversy that flared over his call for mass arrests of gang members by pushing for new federal gang-apprehension initiatives to assist local law enforcement.
Earlier this year, Kirk had...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 10:49 AM
A 23-year-old man was shot and killed in Pomona on Monday night, the 20th death in an already bloody year for the city.
Police said Andrew McColeman was shot about 7:50 p.m. in the front yard of a home in the 1400 block of South White Avenue. A dark...
| Aug 22, 2013
| 11:42 AM
A 17-year-old male has been arrested in the fatal car-to-car shooting last month of a man on the 110 Freeway in South Los Angeles that detectives believe was gang-related, authorities said Thursday.
The teenager, who as a juvenile was not publicly...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Los Angeles police searched Friday for a shooting suspect who injured three people during at a South Los Angeles park.
Shots were fired around 7 p.m. Thursday near 51st and San Pedro streets at South Park.
A 12-year-old boy was struck in the hip by...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:04 PM
Police were looking for suspects Tuesday night in a gang-related shooting that left two men dead and another critically wounded.
The victims were shot about 4 p.m. as they stood in the 2700 block of West 64th Street in Hyde Park. A vehicle pulled up and...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Nearly three dozen members of the Rollin' 30s Harlem Crips were in custody Thursday morning on federal and state charges after early-morning raids by hundreds of LAPD officers and FBI agents across South Los Angeles, officials said.
The arrests on gang,...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:02 PM
The Los Angeles City Council on Friday signed off on Mayor Eric Garcetti's nominees to the Board of Police Commissioners, including one who questioned the fairness of a gang injunction proposed for neighborhoods northwest of downtown.
| Sep 1, 2013
| 9:53 AM
A man was stabbed to death in Compton early Sunday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Sheriff’s deputies found the victim, between 20 and 30 years old, with a stab wound to his abdomen in the 4600 block of...
| Sep 1, 2013
| 7:54 PM
When he took the helm of the Chicago Police Department in the 1980s, LeRoy Martin made it his mission to tackle the city's growing problems with gangs and drugs.
Colleagues said Mr. Martin handled the gang violence surge with rugged determination,...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 6:32 AM
Authorities have yet to release the identity of a 45-year-old man shot and killed in Whittier over the weekend.
About 10 p.m. Sunday the man, his wife and another couple were standing in the front yard of a home in the 6100 block of Pioneer Boulevard...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 7:43 PM
Compton city officials have announced efforts to combat a recent surge in gang-related homicides.
This year, the city has had 22 slayings, all of which have been classified as gang-related by authorities, according to figures provided by the Los Angeles...