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Category: Crime


Federal Prosecutors Indict Two Men for Armed Robbery Spree Using Semi-Automatic Firearm to Rob Local 7-Elevens

March 17, 2022

March 17, 2022

Kyle Richard Williams and Colin Powell Lacey charged in connection to 2021 incidents By Sam Catanzaro A federal grand jury...

Man Murdered While Walking Dog in Mid-City

March 15, 2022

March 15, 2022

LAPD searching for suspect wanted in connection to March 12 incident A man was recentlyl murdered while walking his dog...

Federal Prison Sentences for Two Men Who Targeted Turkish Victims in Hate Crime Attack on Local Restaurant

March 15, 2022

March 15, 2022

William Stepanyan and Harutyun Harry Chalikyan sentenced in connection to 2020 incident By Sam Catanzaro Two men last week were...

Hollywood Executive Agrees to Plead Guilty to Fraud and Money Laundering Charges for Stealing Money from COVID Relief Program

March 11, 2022

March 11, 2022

The former chief executive of Aviron Pictures has agreed to plead guilty to federal fraud and money laundering charges, admitting...

FBI Investigating Footage of Police Officer Beating Suspect 32 Times at the West Los Angeles VA

March 8, 2022

March 8, 2022

FBI is investigating January 16 incident By Sam Catanzaro The FBI is investigating video footage allegedly showing a Veterans Affairs...

Owner of Westwood Pharmacy Owner Sentenced to Federal Prison for Running $14 Million Health Care Fraud Scheme

February 21, 2022

February 21, 2022

Navid Vahedi faces over two years in federal prison By Sam Catanzaro The owner of a Westwood pharmacy was sentenced...

Beverlywood Man Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for $650 Million Ponzi Scheme that Falsely Claimed to License Foreign Film Rights

February 17, 2022

February 17, 2022

A Beverlywood man was sentenced this week to 240 months in federal prison for operating a Ponzi scheme that raised...

Former UCLA Lecturer Arrested Following Mass Shooting Threat

February 3, 2022

February 3, 2022

Matthew Christopher Harris taken into custody in Colorado By Sam Catanzaro A former UCLA lecturer remains in custody after emailing...

Apparent Mass Shooting Threat Canceles UCLA in-Person Classes

February 1, 2022

February 1, 2022

Update: Colorado law enforcement officials have announced that the individual who made threats of a possible shooting at UCLA is...

Man Charged With Murder in Death of Brianna Kupfer

January 31, 2022

January 31, 2022

Shawn Laval Smith faces one count of murder in connection to January 13 stabbing By Sam Catanzaro A man has...