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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department

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  • Police search for shooter who killed woman in Compton

    Los Angeles County law enforcement authorities were searching Thursday night for the suspect who shot and killed a woman in Compton on Christmas night.
  • Amtrak train hits man near Pico Rivera, causing delays

    An Amtrak train en route to San Diego hit a man on the train tracks Friday evening, briefly halting rail service for several hundred Southern California commuters. Amtrak's 784 train struck the 25-year-old man about 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of...

    Parents of man killed by deputy file claim against L.A. County

    Parents of man killed by deputy file claim against L.A. County
    The parents of a 28-year-old man fatally shot by a Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy filed a claim Friday against the county. Attorney Ron Kaye, who is representing the parents, said Oscar Ramirez Jr. was unarmed when he was shot five times by a...

    'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions

    'Gang-related': a controversial term with varying definitions
    In a recent training session for gang officers, LAPD Deputy Chief Kirk Albanese told a class from across the county that more than half of all killings in the city are gang-related. But that term — "gang-related" — can have varying meanings....

    Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man

    Former white supremacist convicted in 1997 slaying of black man
    A former white supremacist was convicted of murder Thursday in the beating and stabbing death of a black man in the Antelope Valley desert.  A Los Angeles jury deliberated for five hours before finding Richard Phillip Ritchie, 39, guilty of first-degree...