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  • California K-9 Dies of Heat-Related Illness After Being Left in Handler’s Patrol Car

    LONG BEACH – A Long Beach K-9 was found dead last week after being left in his handler’s car in what police on Friday characterized as an unfortunate accident. K-9 Ozzy was inside the officer’s department issued K-9 vehicle when his handler found him dead at approximately 3:40 p.m. on Aug. 4, according to a statement from Long Beach Police Department public information officer Arantxa Chavarria. The police dog and the handler were both off-duty at the time, Chavarria told […]

  • Employee Accused of Threatening Mass Shooting at Long Beach Hotel is Charged

    LONG BEACH — A man described as a disgruntled employee who was arrested on suspicion of threatening to shoot up a Long Beach hotel has been charged with four felonies, officials announced Thursday. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports Rodolfo Montoya, who worked as a cook at the Marriott Hotel near the Long Beach airport, has been charged with two counts of making criminal threats and one count each of dissuading a witness by force or threat and possession of an […]

  • Southern California Mother Left Suicide Notes Indicating Plan to Kill Her 2 Daughters First, Police Say

    (KTLA) — A mother found unresponsive in the same Ontario home where the bodies of her two daughters were discovered Tuesday afternoon left a pair of suicide notes indicating her plans to kill them and then herself, police said during a news conference Wednesday. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports the mother, who has not been identified, is in stable condition at a local hospital following her apparent suicide attempt. She remains unresponsive and has not given a statement to investigators, […]

  • Police Investigating Suspicious Deaths of 2 Southern California Children; Mother Hospitalized

    (KTLA) — An infant and teenager were found dead and their mother was found unresponsive at a Southern California home Tuesday, officials said. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports the father called authorities around 4 p.m. to report unknown trouble at the Ontario residence on the 500 block of East Tam O’Shanter Street, Ontario Police Sgt. Bill Russell said. The deaths were being investigated as suspicious, police said. The unresponsive mother was hospitalized with “slight injuries” and later listed in stable […]

  • Retired Administrator Fatally Stabbed at CSU Fullerton; Attacker Sought

    (KTLA) — A search is underway for the man who stabbed and killed a retired administrator on the California State University Fullerton campus Monday, the first day of the university’s academic year, authorities said. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports officers responded to the 600 block of Nutwood Avenue around 8:30 a.m. to a report of a man down and bleeding from the head, according to Fullerton Police Department Lt. Jon Radus. When they arrived, officers found the victim, identified as […]

  • Southern California Man Says He Was Assaulted at Bar After Being Mistaken for Child Predator

    (KTLA) — A Southern California man says he fears going outside after being attacked Thursday at a bar by men who mistook him for the perpetrator in a child annoyance case. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports Corona police have confirmed Kevin Martin is not the man who made sexual comments to an 11-year-old girl the morning of May 22. When investigators released a computer-generated composite sketch of the suspect the day after the incident, Martin commented on a social media post from […]

  • Southern California Girl in Grave Condition after Falling Out of Window While Jumping on Sofa

    (KTLA) — A 7-year-old girl was in grave condition Saturday after falling around 15 feet from an apartment’s open window in Southern California and hitting her head on the concrete ground below, authorities said. FOX40 sister station KTLA reports the girl was jumping on a sofa when she went flying out of the nearby window shortly before 1 p.m. in Los Angeles’ Koreatown, Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Brian Humphrey reported. When paramedics arrived at the scene, Humphrey says the […]

  • 1 Dead, 2 Critically Injured after Beachside Bluff Collapses in Southern California

    (KTLA) — A woman died after a bluff collapsed at Grandview Surf Beach in Encinitas Friday afternoon, authorities said. Discarded beach chairs and sun hats could be seen near the portion of cliff that officials say sloughed off around 3 p.m. beneath a staircase giving access from the 1700 block of Neptune Avenue. In addition to the fatality, four others were hurt. Two people were in critical condition, one of whom had to be airlifted for treatment, according to Encinitas […]

  • Suspected Monrovia Kidnapper in Custody After Standoff in Downtown L.A.; Search for Victim Continues

    LOS ANGELES — A man suspected of kidnapping a woman in Monrovia on Monday was taken into custody following a standoff with police in downtown Los Angeles Tuesday morning, but FOX40 sister station KTLA reports the search for the victim continues. Los Angeles police were alerted by authorities in Monrovia at about 2:45 a.m. that a kidnapping suspect could be in the area, Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Chris Ramirez said. Officers then located a gray Toyota Prius near the […]

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