In a rare move of aggression toward the media, the union representing L.A. police officers is confronting USC online newspaper Neon Tommy today for a weekend scoop it ran about the LAPD's recent double-homicide investigation near campus. In the piece, student journalist Catherine Green suggests that ... More >>
One of the suspects accused of killing two USC grad students last month says on his Facebook page that he attends archrival school UCLA.
Bryan Barnes says he attends UCLA and that he was scheduled to graduate with the class of 2014. This comes as the Los Angeles Times reported that he and suspect J ... More >>
Bryan Barnes, 20, and Javier Bolden, 19, were charged today with capital murder in connection with the shooting deaths of USC students Ming Qu and Ying Wu on the early rainy morning of April 11. The slayings, about a mile from campus, shocked the school and inspired the students' parents to sue USC ... More >>
Police arrested two suspects in the murders of USC grad students Ying Wu and Ming Qu, LAPD Lt. Andy Neiman told the Weekly.
Details of the arrests were being made public at a news conference as we spoke, so he wasn't able to give us more information.
The duo was gunned down .. ... More >>
L.A. police and politicians have been tripping over themselves to regain the public's confidence after two USC graduate students from China were murdered in a BMW outside their apartment near campus.
The mayor apologized profusely. The LAPD added 30 more officers to the Southwest Division. The City ... More >>
Student and parent fears about the crime-ridden area surrounding USC have not been quelled, this morning, by another attempted robbery and shooting near campus.
Just after 12:30 a.m., four students were walking near Pi Beta Phi sorority house on "The Row" near West 28th Street and Figueroa, accordi ... More >>
While hundreds of USC students and staff gathered at the Tommy Trojan statue last night to pay their respects to Ying Wu and Ming Qu -- the electrical-engineering grad students murdered early Wednesday morning -- a debate raged on Chinese news sites and comment boards over whether Wu and Qu were ask ... More >>
The USC grad students murdered in a 1 a.m. shooting outside their apartment have been identified as Ying Wu and Ming Qu, according to USC officials. They were both 23, and had traveled from China to study electrical engineering at the prestigious USC campus.
But the area surrounding USC is notoriou ... More >>