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  • 'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies

    'Night Stalker' Richard Ramirez dies
    It was 1985 and the Southland was in the grip of fear as a series of grisly killings committed by a man police called "the Night Stalker" continued to scar the calendar, setting the region on edge. Among Richard Ramirez's victims were a traffic...
  • For valedictorian, an emotional culmination to hard-won education

    For valedictorian, an emotional culmination to hard-won education
    Brittney Bratton made it only partway through rehearsing her high school graduation speech before she had to stop. "Stay strong," called Danita Allen, school counselor at Youth Connection Leadership Academy as Bratton tried to collect herself. "If...
  • Rash of car thefts on Greenberry Road in Mount Washington area [North Baltimore crime log]

    Avon Avenue 3200 block, between 4:30 p.m. June 6 and 6:30 a.m. June 7. Registration sticker stolen from vehicle. North Calvert Street 3100 block, between 11 p.m. June 3 and 3:30 p.m. June 6. White, 2001 Hyundai with Maryland tags 7BA6560 stolen....
  • For the record

    Boy's death: A column in the June 8 Section A about the death of a Palmdale boy allegedly tortured and killed by his mother and her boyfriend, as the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services was investigating allegations of abuse,...
  • Mom and boyfriend who allegedly tortured, murdered boy due in court

    Mom and boyfriend who allegedly tortured, murdered boy due in court
    This post has been corrected. See below for details. A Palmdale mother and her boyfriend are scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday in the alleged torture and beating death of the woman's 8-year-old son. Pearl Fernandez, 29, and her boyfriend, Isauro...
  • Woman suing husband for sex assault, battery takes stand

    Woman suing husband for sex assault, battery takes stand
    A Gold Coast woman who alleges her ex-husband sexually assaulted her, forced her to parade around their homes naked and in heels, sleep on the floor next to their bed at night and address him as "master" took the stand this morning and testified about the...
  • L.A. Now Live: County terminates foster care facility contract

    L.A. Now Live: County terminates foster care facility contract
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday to cancel its decades-long relationship with a foster care contractor with a history of misspending and substantiated child abuse committed by the foster parents it recruited and...
  • Man allegedly sets fire to SUV belonging to estranged wife's mother

    Man allegedly sets fire to SUV belonging to estranged wife's mother
    A Los Angeles man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegedly setting fire to his mother-in-law’s SUV because her daughter left him, police said. Jonathan Chanto, 34, faces two counts of arson to inhabited structure and personal property and two...
  • L.A. County ends contract with troubled foster care contractor

    L.A. County ends contract with troubled foster care contractor
    The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously on Tuesday to cancel its decades-long relationship with a foster care contractor with a long history of financial misspending and substantiated child abuse committed by the foster parents it...
  • Arrest in child's death; police investigate 3 shootings

    Arrest in child's death; police investigate 3 shootings
    A 21-year-old man has been charged with killing a 2-year-old in West Baltimore, and detectives were investigating a fatal shooting of a 27-year-old man and two nonfatal shootings elsewhere in the city. Police said Damond Stansbury has been charged with...
  • Seminole teacher fired after sex arrest

    Seminole teacher fired after sex arrest
    SANFORD — A Seminole County teacher accused of having sex with two female students has been fired. The School Board voted Tuesday to dismiss Scott Kimbrough, a math teacher at Lyman High. The school district also has forwarded a complaint to the...