The head of a five-star hotel in the French resort town of Cannes was kidnapped on Monday, the local prosecutor said.
The man dubbed the "Grim Sleeper" serial killer was sentenced to death today for the killings of nine women and a teenage girl, primarily in the South Los Angeles area.
A 32-year-old homeless man suspected of three sexual assaults and one violent attack, was arrested Wednesday in MacArthur Park, police said. The Santa Monica Police Department arrested Pablo Carlos Pineda at about 5:15 p.m.
The City of Beverly Hills will host its annual National Night Out at the Rexford Drive Civic Center on Aug. 2 as an effort to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. National Night Out has taken place annually on the first Tuesday of August since 1984, focusing on health, safety, and emergency preparedness.
A 29-year-old transient accused of killing a woman whose body was found in a West Hollywood trash bin is scheduled to be arraigned tomorrow on a murder charge.
A memorial service will be held today for a Long Beach police dog who was fatally shot while working to apprehend a knife- wielding suspect who was also killed in the gunfire. Credo, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois, was killed June 28 as police were trying to arrest a suspect wanted in connection with a December 2014 gang-related shooting. Credo had been with the department for about two years.
A man was taken into custody today on suspicion of fatally stabbing another man in the Mission Hills area. The crime occurred at about 11:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 13900 block of La Rue Street, according to the coroner's office and the Los Angeles Police Department.
Los Angeles police officers were left "bewildered" by the recent targeting of their colleagues in other cities -- including the attack in Baton Rouge that killed three police officers -- but they remain "motivated" to hit the streets daily to protect the public, police Chief Charlie Beck said today.
The former Marine and Iraq war veteran who shot dead three police officers in the southern US city of Baton Rouge at the weekend specifically targeted the cops, a state police official said Monday.
A gunman killed at least three police officers and injured at least five more in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Sunday.
Several of those injured were reported to be in critical condition.
"The scene seems to be contained right now," Baton Rouge police spokesman Don Coppola told television station WAFB.