Los Angeles city officials gathered in Hollywood on Thursday for a hearing to discuss a push to outlaw flavored tobacco products, such as e-cigarette fluid. Chris Wolfe reports for the KTLA 5 News on Dec. 5, 2019.
A former California Highway Patrol officer claims he was suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder when he allegedly shot his neighbor during an off-duty dispute two years ago, according to court documents. The documents were filed in support of Trever Dalton’s request for treatment in a mental health diversion program rather than criminal prosecution for the […]
Federal prosecutors are accusing singer R. Kelly of scheming with others to pay for a fake ID for an unnamed female a day before he married R&B singer Aaliyah, then 15 years old, in a secret ceremony in 1994. The revised indictment, filed Thursday in New York, accuses Kelly of paying a bribe in exchange […]
Detectives are searching for suspects in the death of a 62-year-old man dragged 13 blocks after being struck by three different hit-and-run drivers in West Adams on Thanksgiving. Jihad Muhammad was on foot on Adams Boulevard near West View Street when the first car hit him around 8:40 p.m., the Los Angeles Police Department said […]
A Santa Paula man who lured his girlfriend to a park before beating her with a baseball bat and stabbing her in the neck because she refused to terminate her pregnancy received a sentence of 27 years to life in prison for the murder on Thursday, authorities said. Antonio Magana, 23, pleaded guilty in October […]
A jewelry store owner was found seriously injured and bound with duct tape in Santa Ana early Thursday after he was kidnapped from his shop in Costa Mesa on Wednesday night, authorities said. Police first responded about 10:15 p.m. to an audible alarm sounding at a jewelry store in the 1800 block of Newport Boulevard, […]
Former sportscaster Kelli Tennant is seeking dismissal of her sexual assault lawsuit against Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton, a court document shows. The request for dismissal of the civil case was filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The dismissal form did not include any information on the reason for dismissal. “I can confirm […]