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Theft of Shuttle Lands Man In Jail

01/17/2018 06:00:31 AM

Los Angeles police arrested a man in Westchester after he stole an idling hotel shuttle. According to police, the man committed the theft last month near Los Angeles International Airport. According to witnesses, the man stole the empty shuttle, ...

Drug Possession Charges For Drone Delivery Service

01/16/2018 06:00:45 AM

A Riverside couple face drug possession charges for operating a drone-based drug delivery service. Police arrested a man and a woman following a surveillance operation. Riverside officers watched a drone leave the house with a package, and drop ...

Murder For Hire Charge for Bellflower Woman

01/11/2018 06:00:35 AM

A Bellflower woman faces federal murder for hire charges. According to federal prosecutors, the woman conspired with an FBI informant to hire someone to kill her boyfriend. Allegedly, the woman planned to split the proceeds of the man’s life ...

DA mulls sex crimes charges against Hollywood elites

01/09/2018 06:00:05 AM

The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office is considering a request by Beverly Hills police to seek sex crimes charges against Harvey Weinstein and James Toback. According to multiple news sources, Beverly Hills police concluded their inv ...

Securities Fraud Probe Nabs Shkreli Attorney

01/05/2018 06:00:20 AM

A federal jury in Brooklyn, NY convicted attorney Evan Greebel of conspiracy to commit securities fraud last month. Greebel served as an attorney for Martin Shkreli, a pharmaceutical executive convicted on securities fraud charges in August. ...

LA Embezzlement Case Closes With 6-year Sentence

01/03/2018 08:00:27 AM

The former CEO of Chicana Service Action Center will serve 6 years in prison for embezzlement. Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael Pastor handed down the sentence last month. The agency provides job training and other resources aimed at ...

Fraud Charge Nets LAUSD Teacher

01/02/2018 06:00:46 AM

A former Los Angeles Unified School District teacher will spend two years in prison for insurance fraud. In addition to the prison sentence, the woman must repay more than $92,000 in restitution and complete six years of supervised release. ...

Identity Theft Conviction Lands LA Men In WI Jail

12/29/2017 06:00:54 AM

Two Los Angeles-area men will spend six months in jail in Madison, WI for identity theft. The men pleaded guilty in October to using credit card information collected from Madison gas pumps. The Los Angeles and Van Nuys residents told investigators ...

Domestic Violence Claims Life of Bellflower Woman

12/27/2017 06:00:18 AM

A Bellflower woman is dead following a Christmas Day shooting that authorities say resulted fromdomestic violence. Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies are investigating the assault. Investigators say they responded to a call for help at ...

DUI Arrests Up in Los Angeles for Holidays

12/26/2017 06:00:53 AM

More Los Angelenos will be celebrating the holidays by dealing with a DUI arrest this year. According to official figures from the CHP, arrests for DUI in LA were up compared to last year. Arrests were also up throughout Orange County and the ...

Drug possession charge nets Los Angeles teacher

12/22/2017 06:00:15 AM

A Los Angeles teacher faces a misdemeanor drug possession charge following her Coachella Music Festival arrest. The woman is a chemistry teacher at a Brentwood private school. Riverside authorities arrested the woman in April, after finding ...

Murder Charge for Wife of Former LA Clippers Player

12/21/2017 06:00:03 AM

Authorities in Riverside have arrested the ex-wife of former LA Clippers’ forward Lorenzen Wright with his murder. Authorities in Memphis, TN recently issued a fugitive warrant for Sherra Wright. Earlier this month, they also charged a landscaper ...

Antitrust Settlement Ends Price Fixing Case

12/19/2017 06:00:34 AM

Earlier this month, a Birmingham, AL manufacturer of ductile iron products, agreed to pay $8.8 million to settle antitrust claims. The Federal Trade Commission sued McWane and two competitors in 2012, alleging that the companies conspired to ...

Sex Crimes Charge Sticks Against “Surrogate” Father

12/14/2017 06:00:01 AM

A Los Angeles man may spend as much as 52 years in prison following a sex crimes conviction. According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney, Amador Valencia Santos, known informally as “Omar” committed sex crimes against children ...

Embezzlement sentence for Canyon Country woman

12/13/2017 06:00:58 AM

A Canyon Country woman will spend two years in jail for embezzlement. The woman, who worked for a Valencia company, pleaded no contest to grand theft. She worked for the company as an administrative assistant. Prosecutors claim that over a period ...

Fraud plea from San Gabriel attorney

12/08/2017 06:00:53 AM

An El Monte attorney pleaded guilty to immigration fraud in federal court. Prosecutors alleged that she made more than $50 million by selling temporary green cards to foreign nationals. The attorney pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit visa ...

Identity theft plea for Canadian hacker

12/06/2017 06:00:20 AM

A Kazakhstan-born Canadian man pleaded guilty to identity theft and other charges in a San Francisco federal courtroom. The man, Karim Baratov, participated in a coordinated hack of email accounts hosted by Google and Yahoo! Federal authorities ...

Domestic violence arrest for Signal Hill mayor

12/05/2017 06:00:52 AM

Long Beach police arrested the mayor of Signal Hill and a female companion for misdemeanor domestic violence. The officers booked both parties into the Los Angeles County Jail. After paying $20,000 bails shortly after their arrests, the couple ...

DUI Suspect Leads Police on Two Chases in Two Days

12/01/2017 06:00:47 AM

Los Angeles police arrested a woman for DUI following a morning chase through the San Fernando Valley. Officers finally arrested the woman in Santa Clarita. Officers chased the woman on the 210 and 5 Freeways, and also on surface streets. The ...

Theft Of Firefighters’ Gear Catches LA Man

11/29/2017 06:00:05 AM

A Los Angeles man and a Buena Park woman received jail sentences for the theft of firefighting equipment. The pair were arrested after stealing firefighting equipment from the car of an off-duty firefighter. He had parked his car at a Laguna ...

Drug Possession Charge Stems from Planted Evidence?

11/27/2017 06:00:06 AM

A story aired by CBS Los Angeles suggests that a man’s drug possession charge stems from planted evidence. The station claims that body camera video shows the officer planting cocaine in a suspect’s wallet. Police initially arrested the ...

Murder Conviction in Pasadena Cold Case

11/24/2017 06:00:42 AM

A Pasadena jury convicted a man of murder in a case that dates back to 1988. According to prosecutors, Albert Ahmad Clark fatally shot Leroy Galloway near Lake Avenue and Orange Grove Boulevard. Galloway was selling jewelry out of his van when ...

Antitrust Case Involving CA Foreclosures Nets Guilty Plea

11/22/2017 06:00:53 AM

The last of five California real estate investors facing federal antitrust charges pleaded guilty last month in federal court. Abraham Farag, 45, pleaded guilty to one Sherman Act violation. At his sentencing, he faces a maximum of ten years ...

Embezzlement Trial for Pasadena Trio Begins

11/16/2017 06:00:52 AM

Two former Pasadena city employees and a contractor will stand trial for embezzlement. Prosecutors say that a former management analyst diverted city funds for a decade between 2003 and 2013. The employee worked in the Department of Public Works, ...

Fraud Charge Hits Parking Lot Operator

11/14/2017 06:00:29 AM

A Los Angeles parking lot operator faces federal fraud charges. Federal authorities arrested the man last week, claiming that he had kept two sets of books for 15 years. The man operated parking lots for the US Department of Veterans Affairs ...

Identity Theft Charge for LB Real Estate Broker

11/10/2017 06:00:41 AM

A Long Beach real estate broker and his accomplice face identity theft charges related to fraudulent real estate sales. According to police, the pair ran a sophisticated scheme that targeted elderly property owners. Between 2013 and 2017, the ...

Domestic Violence Early Release Targeted By Initiative

11/08/2017 06:00:56 AM

A new initiative may end early release for people sentenced for domestic violence. The initiative, supported by the California Public Safety Partnership, proposes eliminating early release for 15 crimes. If enacted, the measure would reverse ...

DUI Deaths Result in New State Law

11/06/2017 06:00:37 AM

A DUI crash that killed two medical students resulted in a new law to prevent future DUI cases. Governor Brown recently signed the new law, which passed the Senate and Assembly with little opposition. In May 2015, a wrong-way driver on Highway ...

Drug possession Sentence in Oakland Handed Down

11/03/2017 07:00:32 AM

An Oakland man will spend 19 years and 7 months in federal prison after a drug possession conviction. Jeremy Luckett, 38, will also serve 5 years of supervised release once his sentence is complete. According to federal prosecutors, Luckett ...

Sex crimes Task Force Investigates Hollywood Accusations

11/02/2017 07:00:54 AM

The Los Angeles District Attorney established a taskforce to examine a wave of sex crimes allegations in Hollywood. Following allegations leveled against producer Harvey Weinstein, a number of entertainment industry workers also say they’ve ...

Murder of East Los Angeles Brothers Nets Conviction

11/01/2017 07:00:51 AM

A Bell Gardens man faces a life sentence after a jury found him guilty of murder. According to prosecutors, the man shot two brothers in November 2015 in Salazar Park in East Los Angeles. Police believe the shootings may be gang-related, but ...