LOS ANGELES (AP) — The panicky 911 caller said a man with a 10-inch butcher knife was threatening people. So when Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies saw a wounded, bloody man rush out of a West Hollywood apartment with …
On Thursday, the L.A. County District Attorney's Office charged Alexander Tor McDonald with murder, attempted murder, and torture. The 27-year-old is accused of holding three people hostage with a knife in his West Hollywood apartment. …
Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies mistakenly shot two hostages, killing one, earlier this week as the men fled a knife-wielding captor in West Hollywood, officials said Thursday. John Winkler, a 30-year-old TV production assistant who …
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman has been convicted of seriously ... Prosecutors say two years ago, Martinez shot and wounded a motorcycle deputy who pulled him over at a DUI checkpoint, then during a chase he wounded another …
An allegedly armed suspected carjacker who was fatally shot by sheriff's deputy after taking hostages at a Downey …
PICO RIVERA, Calif. – Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a parolee who held a woman hostage …
As deputies continued ... that an "Officer-Involved Shooting" is always followed by "multiple independent investigations" when it results in "a wounding." Among the agencies investigating the incident are the Los Angeles district attorney, …
PICO RIVERA, Calif. -- Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have shot and killed a parolee who held a woman hostage during an eight-hour standoff. But a bystander also has died. A sheriff's statement says 24-year-old Cedric Ramirez …
Los Angeles County Sheriff John Scott said the shooting of Winkler was a mistake by the deputies who thought he fit the description of the hostage-taker when, in fact, he was fleeing the attacker. “I bet he didn’t even know the police were there.
The death of 54-year-old Frank Mendoza when deputies ... Los Angeles County Sheriff John Scott said. Mendoza was …