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In January, L.A. County Sheriff's deputies scoured the Hollywood Hills and Griffith Park, seeking a murderer on the run, who had nearly decapitated Robert Brewer, a young traveling buff from Texas, who was found slain at a nondescript motel on Sou...
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The last time Donnell Alexander saw his sister Monique was a couple of days before his 25th birthday, on Aug. 27, 1988. The lovable, sometimes rebellious 18-year-old stopped by to see Alexander at their cousins' house in South Los Angeles. This ti...
"Chiller Killer" Michael Gargiulo Accused of Murdering Ashton Kutcher's Girlfriend Got Close as Their Helpful Repairman4 years ago
In the fall of 2000, Christopher Duran and Ashley Ellerin were outside her yellow bungalow behind Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood when a good-looking guy offered to help Duran fix his flat tire. The friendly stranger, Michael Gargiulo, paid...
A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in Lincoln Heights August 28. Miguel Machuca was struck in his upper torso. A stray bullet hit an 11-year-old girl in the back. According to police, Miguel Machuca and another male were on bicycles when they were...
Los Angeles Police Department detectives are looking for the gunman responsible for the killing of 20-year-old Jose Arroyo in North Hollywood August 29. Arroyo, a North Hollywood resident, was found dead around 2:37 a.m. Sunday in the 8400 block o...
Juan Antonio Fuentes, L.A. Homicide No. 181: 16-year-old Boy Killed in Gang-Related Shooting in Westlake
A 16-year-old boy who was killed in an apparent gang-related shooting in the Westlake area August 25 has beeen identified as Juan Antonio Fuentes. The fatal attack occurred in the 11:30 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of West Temple Street an...