Next time you stab your girlfriend (and we really recommend you try not to do that), remember that the iPhone is a virtual GPS-tracking device.
That thought, apparently, didn't enter the head of one Juan Juarez-Castro, 33, who was arrested on suspicion of domestic violence early today after he was ... More >>
Updated at the bottom with three arrested and a bomb squad called out. First posted at 3:42 p.m.
A man with a shotgun reportedly fired at construction workers in Hollywood today, but it appears no one was hit, police told LA Weekly.
Cops were called to the 6600 block of Sunset Boulevard near Sewar ... More >>
The Academy Awards is an economic engine, and crime appears to be one of the small side industries it fuels.
The LAPD tells the Weekly seven people were arrested on the red carpet at last night's awards in Hollywood, including the infamous collar of actress Sean Young, who allegedly got into ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: The Times ID's the victim. Our headline has changed and this piece was wholly rewritten after we picked up a false report of an arrest in the case. First posted at 6:54 p.m. Thursday.
Reports of an arrest in the grisly case of human body parts found this week in the Hollywood ... More >>
Updated at the bottom: There are now two hands, and two feet, to match the head.
Originally posted January 17 at 5:15 p.m.
No, this is not a bad zombie movie. This is life in Los Angeles, where for whatever twisted reason, our true-life slayings are often sicker than our on-screen ones.
A human h ... More >>
Francisco Rodriguez, a 17-year-old soccer player for El Camino Real Charter High School who had just come home from a game, was gunned down last night after a girl came to the door of his residence and he went outside at her behest, according to cops and reports.
Initial accounts indicated a female ... More >>
[Update, morning after: Awesomely, the "pool" reports turned into a sort of crowd-sourced feed; LA Weekly reporter Gene Maddaus says he received constant email updates throughout the night from news outlets with soldiers in the pool. So it seems the chosen ones didn't adhere to the LAPD's silly, une ... More >>
Another officer-involved shooting in South L.A.More LAPD gunfire in South L.A. last night left one allegedly bipolar man in his 40s dead and officers shaken -- an eerily similar scenario to the murder of unarmed Reggie Doucet, Jr. last weekend.
Similarities abound in the police accounts: The ... More >>
TwitpicA second night of unrest erupted Tuesday in a small section of the Westlake district as residents angry over a fatal officer-involved shooting over the weekend took to the streets, lit fires, and tossed debris at officers from turn-of-the-century walk-up apartments in the immigrant nei ... More >>
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck appeared at a community meeting at John Liechty Middle School in Westlake tonight, speaking and listening to a crowd that was often emotional in their condemnations of the LAPD. Beck addressed a few hundred residents who gathered and are angry after a fatal officer-inv ... More >>
LAPDA Silver Lake death originally believed to be a suicide is now being investigated as a possible homicide, police said.
After officers were called to Manzanita Street near Sunset Boulevard about 7:11 p.m. Tuesday based on reports of a shooting, a man's body was found with a gun nearby, sa ... More >>
Ricardo Chavez was fatally shot in South Los Angeles on Nov 22. The 3:10 am shooting took place at a residence on 918 E 98th Street close to Wadsworth Avenue.
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According to officer Karen Rayner of LAPD media relations, Chavez sustained multiple gunshot wounds and later pronoun ... More >>
That indoor greenhouse (and we emphasize the green) next door to the Los Angeles Police Department's Topanga Division in Canoga Park was a pretty good-sized operation. Police found 1,000 plants along with a sophisticated irrigation and lighting system that appeared to be highly organized and perhaps ... More >>
Los Angeles police on Wednesday announced they uncovered a pot growing operation 25 feet from its Topanga Division station in Canoga park after cops in the nearby parking lot smelled the telltale pot aroma about a week ago and initiated an investigation.
Officer Karen Rayner of the Los Angeles Po ... More >>