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  • 19-Year-Old Arrested in Hit-and-Run Crash That Killed Australian Man who Spent Years in Prison for Wrongful Conviction

    (KTLA) — A 19-year-old man was arrested Monday in the hit-and-run crash in Hollywood that killed an Australian man who had spent 12 years in prison after a wrongful conviction, authorities said. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports Kristopher Ryan Smith, of Norwalk, surrendered to police just after 12 p.m., the Los Angeles Police Department said. He was booked on a felony hit-and-run involving injury or death charge. The crash happened on Sunset Boulevard near North La Brea Avenue at around 1:30 […]

  • Pilot Killed in Fiery Airplane Crash at Fullerton Airport

    (KTLA) — A pilot died after a plane crashed and exploded into flames at the Fullerton Municipal Airport on Thursday, officials said. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports the incident was first reported just after 7:50 p.m. at the airport on West Commonwealth Avenue, Fullerton Police Department officials said. Initial reports stated the twin-engine plane had become engulfed in flames. The Beechcraft Duke crashed during takeoff from Runway 24, Federal Aviation Administration spokesman Ian Gregor said. “The aircraft rolled to the […]

  • Naked Man Fatally Shot by Security Guard During Alleged Knife Attack at McDonald’s

    (KTLA) — A security guard shot and killed a man following an alleged knife attack on an elderly man at a Palmdale McDonald’s on Sunday afternoon, witnesses said. The violence took place at the restaurant at 2427 East Avenue S, according to FOX40 sister station KTLA. Juan Paiz, who owns the involved security company, Paiz Patrol, said he was still gathering information. The attacker had crashed a car into a nearby Carl’s Jr. restaurant prior to heading to the McDonald’s […]

  • Woman Dead, Suspect in Custody Following Shooting Near Southern California Police Station

    (KTLA) — A man was apprehended after he was suspected of killing the mother of his child with a shotgun during a custody exchange near a Southern California police station on Sunday afternoon. The attacker fled following the 6 p.m. shooting in front of the Hawthorne Police Department on Hawthorne Boulevard, Lt. Jim Royer told FOX40 sister station KTLA. A woman and her mother had gone to the police station to exchange custody of a 17-month-old child with the toddler’s […]

  • Southern California Police Officer Shot, Suspect Detained after Incident at Manhattan Beach Shopping Area

    (KTLA) –What started as a domestic dispute at a Marriott hotel in Hawthorne Sunday morning escalated into a police shootout at a nearby Manhattan Beach shopping area, where an officer and the suspect both sustained gunshot wounds, officials said. People in the area of Rosecrans Avenue and Aviation Boulevard were asked to shelter in place as law enforcement officers from multiple jurisdictions descended on the scene around 9:30 a.m, according to FOX40’s sister station KTLA. Hawthorne police had initially responded […]

  • Two Injured, CHP Officer Killed in Southern California Freeway Crash

    (KTLA) — A California Highway Patrol Officer was killed and at least two other people were injured in a crash on Interstate 15 in Lake Elsinore Saturday, authorities told FOX40’s sister station, KTLA. The crash resulted in the closure of all southbound lanes of the 15 Freeway from Indian Truck Trail to Nichols Road, Caltrans said. The incident happened on the freeway near Nichols Road at around 4:30 p.m. when a black sedan and the officer’s motorcycle crashed, CHP incident […]

  • Police: Man Arrested in At Least 9 Face-Slashing Attacks in Southern California

    (KTLA) — A man has been arrested in a series of face-slashing attacks in South Los Angeles, South Gate and Lynwood, Los Angeles police confirmed Wednesday. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports the suspect was identified by police as 19-year-old Len Rey Briones during a news conference later Wednesday evening. Briones is believed to be homeless and is on probation for a prior arson conviction, LAPD officials said. Authorities said one of the victims attacked was a 13-year-old slashed on April […]

  • Parking Nightmare: Hourlong Standoff for Spot in LA’s Koreatown Captured on Video

    Parking in Los Angeles can be a nightmare, according to FOX40 sister station KTLA, but it can be particularly rough in Koreatown where two drivers recently stood their ground for a prime parking spot in the congested neighborhood. The whole debacle was captured from a nearby window and hilariously documented on social media by Twitter user @Mrhflrs, aka “chicken tikka mariah.” It began at about 6:30 p.m. Parking in Koreatown, Los Angeles. A thread: — chicken tikka mariah (@Mrhflrs) […]

  • Court Documents: Father Charged in Torture Killing of California Boy Bought Gloves, Bolt Cutters, Acid and Drain Opener

    CORONA, Calif. – A father charged in the killing of an 8-year-old California boy bought gloves, bolt cutters, acid and a drain opener, according to court documents submitted Thursday to the judge in the case and obtained by KTLA Friday. Bryce McIntosh, 32, who has been charged with first-degree murder with a special circumstance of torture, purchased two pairs of long cuffed gloves, 24-inch bolt cutters, four gallons of muriatic acid, and a bottle of drain opener from a Home Depot […]

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