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Man found burned, bound and naked on side of 605 Freeway dies

A man who dragged himself naked, burned and bound up a riverbed wash to the side of the 605 Freeway where he was discovered has died, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said.

Three felons convicted of murder as part of "drug rip-off crew"

Three men who prosecutors said were part of a “drug rip-off crew” were convicted this month in the 2009 murder of a 23-year-old drug dealer, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. A jury on April 14 found Hector...Show More Summary

Los Angeles man sentenced in stabbing death

A Los Angeles man was sentenced to state prison on April 20, 2007, for the 2005 stabbing death of a 65-year-old Burbank man, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office. Nathan Lee Hall, 51, was sentenced to two consecutive...Show More Summary

Christopher Max Padilla, 22

Christopher Max Padilla, a 22-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Monday, April 14, in the 300 block of West Elm Street in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Padilla, of Huntington Park, was standing in the area when a vehicle drove up and stopped, said Lt. Show More Summary

Terri Kwan Smith, 42

Terri Kwan Smith, a 42-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Monday, April 14, in the 5700 block of South 9th Avenue in Hyde Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Smith lived in a transitional housing residence with her 11-year-old daughter and 20-month-old son, said LAPD Det. Show More Summary

Paul Anthony Martinez, 23

Paul Anthony Martinez, a 23-year-old Latino, was shot and killed Saturday, April 12, near East Beverly Boulevard and Pine Street in Pico Rivera, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records. Martinez was in a small light-colored SUV at an intersection about 7 p.m. Show More Summary

Mirror, mirror on the wall, tell me what two counties are the bubbliest of them all. Orange County and Los Angeles County. Southland homes sales reach 6 year low while median price hits 6 year high.

I always found it fascinating that one of the most toxic mortgage products ever created, the option ARM was pushed heavily by California banking institutions.  Places like WaMu, Countrywide Financial, First Fed, and other bygone institutions were heavily into this crack for housing mortgage.  The premise of the loan was to free up cash for […]

Man sentenced for 2005 shooting death

Raul Damian Martinez, 24, was sentenced April 19, 2007, to 155 years to life plus 17 years by a Compton Superior Court judge, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office. In March, a jury deliberated for about three...Show More Summary

Los Angeles Wants You To Be Its Surveillance Spook

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Do you want to be the Nancy Drew of Venice Beach? Well, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) has a deal for you. The law enforcement agency announced last week the launch of a program to get civilians to crowdsource the...Show More Summary

Three Teens Arrested for Egging Homeless Woman Praying on Sidewalk

On Monday, a homeless woman praying on the sidewalk in the city of Lancaster was assaulted by a teenage boy in an egging attack. The Los Angeles Times reported that a Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy caught the suspect in the act near Sierra Highway and Jackson Avenue and arrested him immediately. Show More Summary

Sheriff's officials revisit use-of-force policy after lawsuit ruling

Los Angeles County sheriff's officials are revisiting the department's policy governing when and how deputies can use physical force, in light of a court ruling last year that officers can be held liable even for actions that led up to a shooting.

Audit: CA City to Return $22.7 Million for Misuse of Funds

The Los Angeles Times reported that an audit of Cudahy, one of the poorest cities in Los Angeles county, revealed that city leaders mismanaged state funds and blatantly exploited the use of city-issued credit cards, running up excessive bills for travel, meals, and entertainment. Show More Summary

Metro recommends $927-million contract for downtown L.A. rail project

A nearly $1-billion contract to build a downtown subway that would close one of the most frustrating gaps in Los Angeles County's rail network should go to two companies with experience in local rail construction, according to a Metro report published Tuesday.

State cites 'rampant' Cudahy spending, orders $22.7 million repaid

City leaders in one of Los Angeles County’s poorest cities used city-issued credit cards for excessive travel, meals and entertainment, mismanaged state funds and had virtually no internal controls to prevent the misuse of taxpayer dollars, the state controller concluded in a scathing audit released Tuesday.

Angelo Armani Eppolito-Autry, 28

Angelo Armani Eppolito-Autry, a 28-year-old white male, died Saturday, April 12, in Beverly Crest, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. The cause of death is pending.

Terry Lonnie Smith, 34

Terry Lonnie Smith, a 34-year-old black male, died Saturday, April 12, in Westmont, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records. The cause of death is pending.

Proposed L.A. County budget shifts money to jails, foster care reform

Los Angeles County officials proposed a budget Monday that would pump money into reforming some major problem areas, including the jail and foster care systems, and expanding staffing in medical facilities to manage the transition to federal healthcare reform.

Blockbusters: Know how L.A.'s 100-room Fleur de...

Know how L.A.'s 100-room Fleur de Lys sold to an anonymous billionaire a few weeks ago for $102M cash? Well the sale has been confirmed by Los Angeles County Tax Records, though, interestingly, it's actually recorded to have gone fo...

Population growth, migration, and real estate: Los Angeles County had the highest number of international migrant growth between 2012 and 2013 while Texas boomed with domestic migration.

Los Angeles County by far is the most populous county in the entire country sporting over 10 million people.  People tend to forget that L.A. County is also a renting majority county.  This is a big deal for the biggest county in the nation.  For comparison, the second biggest county in the country is Cook […]

Man who shot at sheriff's deputies in East Los Angeles surrenders

A man suspected of firing at deputies Saturday night in East Los Angeles before barricading himself inside a nearby home was in custody Sunday morning, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department.

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