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‘Vigilantes’ on a mission to reunite owners with their stolen bikes

Britain’s cyclists take matters into their own hands as criminals cash in on post-lockdown popularity of cyclingIt’s the buzz he gets from reuniting the cyclists of Cambridge with their stolen bikes that has turned Omar Terywall into a self-proclaimed “vigilante”. He said: “You get really hooked on it when you start seeing major progress – and, well, it’s just nice helping people really, isn’t it?”Like others across the country, from Portsmouth to Glasgow, Terywall runs a local Facebook group wh...
Tags: Facebook, Crime, Social Networking, Life and style, UK News, Britain, Cycling, Cambridge, Bristol, Portsmouth, Omar Terywall, Glasgow Terywall, Terywall


Bobcat fire crosses Highway 2, prompting evacuation warnings to the north

The Bobcat fire’s path expanded dramatically overnight into Thursday morning, Sept. 17, chewing through another 4,000 acres as it continued to head north, authorities said. The fire had consumed 50,539 acres, still with only 3% containment as of 7 a.m. Thursday, forest officials said. Containment is the percentage of the perimeter where the blaze has been stopped, by firefighters’ work or by obstacles such as a body of water. Evacuation warnings were added for residents in Juniper Hills, a small...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Arcadia, Wilson, Altadena, El Dorado, Sierra Madre, LA County, Bobcat, Antelope Valley, Mount Wilson Observatory, Mount Wilson, Top Stories LADN


18 arrested as part of FBI investigation into illegal ghost gun, narcotics sales

An FBI-led task force arrested 18 people on suspicion of narcotics trafficking and firearms offenses, including the illegal sale of “ghost guns,” on Tuesday morning, Sept. 15, authorities said. In all, 25 suspects were named in seven indictments as a result of Operation “Black Phoenix,” said Thom Mrozek, spokesman for the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Four of the suspects already were in custody and authorities were working to find three outstanding suspects. Among those arrested were Dau Quay Duong, ...
Tags: Crime, News, Guns, Recommended, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Ontario, Torrance, Thom Mrozek, Christopher Nguyen, Mrozek, Top Stories IVDB, Top Stories Breeze, Crime and Public Safety, U S Attorney 's Office Four


Man dies in stabbing attack in Pasadena, suspect in custody

PASADENA — A suspect was in custody Saturday in connection with the stabbing death of a man in Pasadena. Officers responded to several calls about a man stabbing another man in the 100 block of East Orange Grove Boulevard, near Fair Oaks Avenue, at 8:15 p.m. Friday, according to the Pasadena Police Department. The victim was found on the ground bleeding profusely and later died at a hospital, police said. Witnesses directed officers through an alley where the suspect was last seen running away. ...
Tags: Crime, News, Stabbing, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, Pasadena, Cvs, Fair Oaks Avenue, Pasadena Police Department, Top Stories PSN, Crime and Public Safety, East Orange Grove Boulevard


Police check for link as 6 possible overdose patients found in 6 hours in Pasadena

Pasadena police have launched an investigation after police and fire officials received calls of six people exhibiting signs of drug overdose over a roughly six-hour window, authorities said Saturday, Sept. 12. Two of those patients died, while three have recovered, authorities said. One remained in the hospital receiving treatment. But authorities couldn’t say definitively if the two men had died from drug overdoses, pending a coroner’s autopsy findings. However, police say they believe the cas...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Worcester, Russo, Anthony Russo, Garfield Heights, Top Stories PSN, Lisa Derderian, Derderian, Pasadena Fire Department, Grisafe, Arroyo Boulevard, Crime and Public Safety


Bobcat fire swells to 29,245 acres overnight, still 6% contained

Fire crews braced for more extreme fire behavior as they were set to battle the Bobcat fire for a seventh day in the San Gabriel Mountains above Monrovia. After working to contain the southern and northern edges of the fire, forest officials announced the blaze had grown to 29,245 acres, a nearly 3,000-acre increase over Friday. The blaze remains at 6% containment as it continues to chew through steep terrain and dry fuels, some of which haven’t burned in the last 60 years, officials said. Addit...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Monrovia, Wilson, South Coast Air Quality Management District, San Gabriel Mountains, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories WDN, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories PSN, Big Pines, Crime and Public Safety


2 killed after plane crashes in Lake Balboa parking lot shortly after takeoff

Two people were killed after a plane crashed in a Lake Balboa parking lot just west of the Van Nuys Airport shortly after takeoff Friday afternoon, Sept. 11, authorities said. Los Angeles firefighters were called to the 6900 block of North Hayvenhurst Avenue just after 3 p.m. and found two people dead, said Nicholas Prange, LAFD spokesman. It wasn’t immediately known if both victims were inside the plane or if one was on the ground when the crash occurred. A witness told CBSLA that the plane mad...
Tags: Crime, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Faa, Federal Aviation Administration, National Transportation Safety Board, City News Service, Ian Gregor, Gregor, LA City, Van Nuys Airport, Top Stories LADN, Gene Blevins, Lake Balboa


Fire crews hold southern edge of Bobcat fire, which now has charred 26,000-plus acres

Fire crews braced for another challenging day battling the Bobcat fire, which grew by another 10 percent overnight in the Angeles National Forest above Monrovia, authorities said on Friday, Sept. 11. With flames visible to residents in the San Gabriel Valley to the south, three helicopters worked perimeter control to limit the spread on the southwest portion of the fire overnight, Angeles National Forest officials said. However, the fire continued to travel northeast, expanding to an estimated 2...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, Monrovia, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Santa Ana, Altadena, San Gabriel Mountains, San Gabriel Valley, Angeles National Forest, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories WDN, Top Stories SGVT, Top Stories PSN, Crime and Public Safety


Reps. Schiff and Gomez ask for full investigation into Glendale mail dumping

GLENDALE >> Reps. Adam Schiff and Jimmy Gomez sent a letter Wednesday to the U.S. Postal Inspection Service’s inspector in charge for the Los Angeles Division to call for a full investigation into two incidents of unopened mail being “improperly discarded in a parking lot and alleyway in Glendale.” Surveillance footage captured a person in a Budget rental vehicle dumping multiple bags of unopened mail in the parking lot of 7Q Spa Laser & Aesthetics, at 1648 W. Glenoaks Blvd., on Sept. 3, accordi...
Tags: Crime, News, Congress, Los Angeles, Sport, Cnn, Soccer, United States, Glendale, Postal Service, Local News, Burbank, Gomez, Adam Schiff, Schiff, American Postal Workers Union


Loud in the silence: Deaf prosecutor has long fight for justice

The series This is the first in a series of three articles. Part 2: Trauma drives her toward the law Part 3: Deaf prosecutor faces confrontation, her past She hears the voice. It pierces the silence inside her head. She cannot make it stop. “You are ugly,” the voice rasps. “You are worthless. You will never be loved. You are nothing …” The voice is vile, scary. Imagine a monster in your ear, she said. She is now 46 years old and she still hears it almost every day. Sometimes the voice is l...
Tags: New York, Crime, News, Southern California Edison, Sport, David, Soccer, New Jersey, Courts, Madonna, Isa, Catholic, Orange County, Whitney Houston, Chris, Southern California


Loud in the silence, part 2: Trauma drives her toward the law

The series This is the second in a series of three articles. Part 1: Deaf prosecutor has long fight for justice Part 3: Deaf prosecutor faces confrontation, her past Two men jumped over the counter and one of them put a gun against her brother’s head. Janine Kramer was 16. It was a Sunday morning in 1990. She was the manager of the Kentucky Fried Chicken on Diamond Bar Boulevard. Her little brother David was part of the crew working that morning. Several other workers hit the floor immedia...
Tags: Crime, News, Los Angeles, Sport, David, Soccer, Courts, Club, Major League Baseball, Usc, New York Mets, Southern California, Pomona, Dartmouth College, Marion, Monica


Loud in the silence, part 3: Deaf prosecutor faces confrontation, her past

The series This is the last in a series of three articles. Part 1: Deaf prosecutor has long fight for justice Part 2: Trauma drives her toward the law The judge grabbed the deputy district attorney and pinned her against the wall. Janine Madera was 31 years old, with two years experience in the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. Her right shoulder was against a bookcase inside Judge James Marion’s chambers. She couldn’t move as Marion yelled at her, inches from her face. The fact th...
Tags: Crime, News, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Chicago, Body, Soccer, Commission, Courts, Baby Got Back, Orange County, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago White Sox, Los Angeles Angels


Record heat across Southern California brings with it brush fires, power outages

Power outages, a rapidly spreading brush fire and plenty of record-breaking temperatures greeted Southern California on the first of a two-day Labor Day weekend heat wave. Despite the call for a Flex Alert between 3 and 9 p.m. Saturday, several customers in Los Angeles and Riverside counties lost power in sweltering heat, with many not anticipated to have it restored until after sundown, officials said. Extreme record breaking temps and energy demand has caused some equip to overload and power ...
Tags: Weather, Crime, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, San Diego, Maxwell, Long Beach, Pasadena, Southern California, Ontario, Porter Ranch, Power Outage


Nation watching LA’s DA race: Battle pits progressive Democrats against more establishment wing

For a few weeks in March, it looked like Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey might barely hold onto her job without the need for a runoff. The early vote count March 3 revealed Lacey had received more than 50% of the ballots cast, enough to put away her two challengers, who had split their opposition. But thousands of ballots remained to be counted and, in the final tabulation, Lacey dropped to just under 49%, not enough for an outright victory and setting up what has become a bitt...
Tags: Business, Crime, News, Minneapolis, California, La, Government, Elizabeth Warren, San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, David, Soccer, Community


The nation watches LA as DA race pits established Democrat against progressive challenger

For a few weeks in March, it looked like Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey might barely hold onto her job without the need for a runoff. The early vote count March 3 revealed Lacey had received more than 50% of the ballots cast, enough to put away her two challengers, who had split their opposition. But thousands of ballots remained to be counted and, in the final tabulation, Lacey dropped to just under 49%, not enough for an outright victory and setting up what has become a bitt...
Tags: Facebook, Business, Crime, News, Minneapolis, California, La, Government, Elizabeth Warren, US, San Francisco 49ers, Colin Kaepernick, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, David


Prosecutor who bungled protective order costs LA County nearly $4.3 million in legal settlement

The Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office will pay nearly $4.3 million to settle a federal lawsuit involving a former prosecutor who in 2017 accidentally disclosed to a violent gang member the address of a couple he had assaulted, enabling him to later shoot two of their family members. The settlement, approved Tuesday, Sept. 1, by the county Board of Supervisors, will be awarded to six plaintiffs in the lawsuit against District Attorney Jackie Lacey and former Deputy District Attorney G...
Tags: Crime, News, Office, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Courts, Local News, Los Angeles County, Board of Supervisors, Temple Street, LA County, Quevedo, Pena, Jackie Lacey, Joshua Perez


L.A. County supervisors approve $25.5 million to get sheriff’s body cameras

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously Tuesday, Sept. 1, to transfer $25.5 million to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department to get deputies body-worn cameras. Supervisor Janice Hahn, who introduced the legislation with Supervisor Kathryn Barger, talked about the new cameras with the backdrop recent events, including the fatal deputy shooting of Dijon Kizzee in South Los Angeles on Monday. Tuesday’s vote approved $12.3 million for the department’s first year of operat...
Tags: Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, South Los Angeles, Los Angeles Police Department, Sheriff 's Department, Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors, Gardena, Andres Guardado, VILLANUEVA, Mark Ridley Thomas, Janice Hahn, Sheriff Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff 's Department, Alex Villanueva


Pit bull killed in LAPD shooting at North Hollywood homeless encampment

A Los Angeles Police Department officer checking on an illegal dumping report at a homeless encampment in North Hollywood last week shot a pit bull to death when the dog emerged from underneath a camper, Chief Michel Moore said. The shooting happened at the encampment located somewhere on Farmdale Avenue at around 11:45 a.m. on Aug. 19, Moore said at the L.A. Police Commission meeting on Tuesday. Moore said the officer walked into the encampment and was attempting to make contact with someone in...
Tags: Crime, News, La, Police, Animals, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Lapd, Moore, Los Angeles Police Department, North Hollywood, Top Stories LADN, Officer-involved Shooting, Michel Moore, Crime + Public Safety


Long Beach police looking into ‘2020 riots’ merchandise with its name on it

Long Beach police launched an internal investigation this week after a challenge coin with “2020 riots” and its name on it popped up on a firm’s website, authorities said. The Police Department released a statement saying it was aware of the coin and investigating whether an employee helped produce or sell the memorabilia, which was available from an online retailer, Clear Hot Gear. The front of the $14.99 coin shows the letters “LB,” with “Long Beach Police Dept.” and “2020 Riots” printed aroun...
Tags: Crime, News, Police, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Lapd, Whittier, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles County Sheriff 's Department, Fahey, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories Breeze, Top Stories LBPT, Top Stories WDN, Long Beach Police Officers Association


New BolaWrap lasso device has only fully wrapped an LA suspect once, but police give it high marks

A lasso-like device the Los Angeles Police Department unveiled earlier this year to wrap up belligerent suspects has only successfully wrapped around a suspect once in nearly eight months of testing, according to records documenting the trial period so far. Officers have only fired the BolaWrap — a small handheld device resembling a garage-door opener that fires an eight-foot long tether — nine times since January, according to a report presented to Los Angeles police commissioners on Tuesday. ...
Tags: Hollywood, Crime, News, La, Police, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Pasadena, Lapd, Moore, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Police, Bonner, GLENDORA, Top Stories LADN


Sheriff’s deputies are not wearing masks as required, Inspector General says

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies are failing to follow public health orders that require them to wear masks on the job, giving the impression they are above the law, the Office of Inspector General warned Monday. “The lack of face coverings puts not only the public at risk but the very law enforcement personnel who are responsible for protecting our community,” Inspector General Max Huntsman stated in a letter to the Board of Supervisors. “Failure of sheriff’s department perso...
Tags: Hollywood, Crime, News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Public Health, Soccer, Local News, Lapd, Public Safety, Gavin Newsom, Los Angeles County, Los Angeles Police Department, HUNTSMAN, Sassafras Saloon


A question after George Floyd: What do we want police to do?

Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a four-part series that will examine policing in California following George Floyd’s killing and subsequent protests and calls for widespread reform. Part 1 examined how potential officers are selected. Part 2 explored how police officers are trained. Part 3 looked into the issue of police oversight. Part 4 probes into the calls for changing the police and what that could mean. Americans want something different from the police departments they pay...
Tags: Crime, News, Minneapolis, Obama, California, Police, Sacramento, America, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, United States, Ferguson, Michael Brown, San Jose, Ferguson Missouri


Honored Army paratrooper from Chino laid to rest, his death still a mystery

From left: Veronica Martinez, Griselda Martinez and mother Maria Martinez watch as the American Flag is taken off the coffin of son and brother Army Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez during his burial at Forest Lawn Memorial in Covina on Saturday, August 22, 2020. (Photo by Terry Pierson, The Press-Enterprise/SCNG) Pastor Bob leads funeral services for Army Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez, 21, as family and friends attendvat St. Joseph Catholic Church in Pomona on Saturday, August 22, 2020. (Photo by T...
Tags: Crime, News, La, Sport, Soccer, Military, Obituaries, Army, Obituary, Bob, North Carolina, Grateful Dead, Ontario, Sumner Redstone, Fort Bragg, Pomona


Police issue CCTV of Birmingham cyclist hit-and-run suspects

Four men ran from grey BMW after cyclist Andell Goulbourne was hit and left to diePolice are looking four men suspected of being involved in a hit-and-run in which a cyclist was killed.Andell Goulbourne, 59, was hit by a grey BMW M135i as he was cycling along Washwood Heath Road in the Saltley area of Birmingham at 11.15pm on Thursday 30 July. Continue reading...
Tags: Crime, UK News, Cycling, Cctv, Bmw, Birmingham, Saltley, Andell Goulbourne, Washwood Heath Road


Southland scorched by triple-digit temperatures as officials again ask for power conservation

Southern Californians were asked again to conserve energy Wednesday as the state continued to be battered by triple-digit temperatures. However, the conservation effort was believed to be the last one asked of the state as energy loads were projected to taper off over the next few days as temperatures slowly trend downward, officials said. “As I speak right now, absent the loss of any big units of transmission lines, we do not expect any load disruptions,” said Steve Berberich, president and CEO...
Tags: Weather, National Weather Service, Crime, News, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, Chatsworth, Orange County, Nws, Gavin Newsom, Southern California, Anaheim, Los Angeles County, Southland, Santa Ana


3 shooting deaths, 3 rewards: LAPD hopes money will lead to arrests in unsolved Pacoima killings

Los Angeles officials are offering rewards of $50,000 apiece for information leading to arrests in three separate homicide cases in Pacoima — one from nearly a year and a half ago and two during the coronavirus pandemic — that police have been trying to solve with no luck. Three families with around two dozen family members and friends joined Los Angeles Police Department detectives on Wednesday on the sidewalk outside the Foothill Community Police Station to announce the awards. Some held photo...
Tags: Hollywood, Crime, News, Shooting, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, City Council, Lapd, Medina, Kelly, Santa Clarita, Owen, Bryce, Michael Kelly


New trial date set for José Huizar, additional defendants possible

By FRED SHUSTER, City News Service A federal judge on Wednesday, Aug. 19, set a June 22 trial date for suspended Los Angeles City Councilman José Huizar on corruption charges, and prosecutors indicated that additional defendants and charges are possible in the City Hall development scandal. Lawyers for both sides recommended the continuance from the tentative Sept. 29 trial date due to the voluminous amount of evidence and the fact that the government anticipates the grand jury will “consider ad...
Tags: Crime, News, Government, Los Angeles, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, Courts, Kim, Los Angeles City Council, Walter, Southern California, City Hall, Los Angeles City, City News Service, Boyle Heights


Man, 83, dies in Tujunga crash; motorist arrested

An 83-year-old man seated in a parked vehicle in Tujunga was fatally injured early Monday, Aug. 17, when it was rammed by another car whose driver was arrested after running from the scene and then returning, police said. The crash was reported at 1:45 a.m. in the 7100 block of Foothill Boulevard. Davit Davtyan, 21, of Los Angeles was booked on suspicion of gross vehicular manslaughter, said Officer William Cooper, a spokesman for the Los Angeles Police Department. Benito So Jr. died at the scen...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Kamala Harris, Cooper, Los Angeles Police Department, Tujunga, Gardena, Andres Guardado, LA County Sheriff s Department, William Cooper, Crime + Public Safety, Davtyan


Who should police the police in California?

Editor’s note: This is the third installment in a four-part series that will examine policing in California following George Floyd’s killing and subsequent protests and calls for widespread reform. Part 1 examined how potential officers are selected. Part 2 explored how police officers are trained. Part 3 looks into oversight of police agencies. Like so many other changes to law enforcement, demands for civilian oversight of police often have their roots in outrage. Oakland’s first citizen revie...
Tags: Crime, News, California, Police, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Soccer, San Diego, San Jose, Department Of Justice, Oakland, Orange County, Doj, Los Angeles Dodgers, Usc


Fires causing unhealthy air in L.A.’s valleys

LOS ANGELES — Smoke from fires burning near Lake Hughes and in Azusa is causing unhealthy air quality throughout large parts of Los Angeles County. According to the South Coast Air Quality Management District, air quality is unhealthy Saturday in the San Gabriel Valley and the San Gabriel Mountains, the Santa Clarita Valley, the Fernando Valley, and Pomona-Walnut Valley. “It is difficult to tell where smoke, ash or soot from a fire will go, or how winds will affect the level of these particles i...
Tags: Crime, News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Wildfires, Fires, Davis, Lake, Los Angeles County, South Coast Air Quality Management District, Azusa, San Gabriel Valley, AQMD, Top Stories LADN, Top Stories WDN



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