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Officers Sharlton Wampler, Antonio Villegas Identified in Ezell Ford Shooting

The Los Angeles Police Department is releasing the names of the two officers involved in the controversial Ezell Ford deadly shooting.  Officers Sharlton Wampler and Antonio Villegas have been identified as the officers involved in the August 11th shooting in South Los Angeles.  Read more...

Mother, Son Killed in Encino Apartment Fire

Firefighters are still trying to determine the cause of an Encino apartment fire.  Authorities say the fire on Lindley Avenue killed two people and left several that needed to be treated for smoke inhalation Thursday. Read more...

Man in Critical Condition after Being Pulled from High Surf

A man is in critical condition after being pulled from the massive surf in Venice beach.  Authorities say the 27-year-old is reportedly on vacation from Chicago, and had to be pulled from the water by lifeguards after his friends found him face down. Apparently when they got the man to shore he didn't have a pulse, but miraculously regained one while in the back of an ambulance on his way to the hospital.  Read more...

Man Arrested after Alleged Carjacking, Firing on Police

A man is in jail after allegedly carjacking someone and opening fire on police with an assault rifle.  Long Beach police stumbled upon a car yesterday that had been involved in an armed and dangerous carjacking, and after following the car for a while, they came face to face.  Read more...

Brenda Kloutse, Purse Packing Bandit, Charged after Several Bank Robberies

The alleged "Purse Packing Bandit" is finally behind bars.  Police say 47-year-old Brianna Kloutse knocked over several banks in Los Angeles over the past two years, and formally charged her on Tuesday.  Read more...

Bryce Dion, Santa Monica Man. Killed While Filming "Cops"

A Southern California production company is mourning the loss of one of its crew members killed filming a reality TV show.  Santa Monica resident Bryce Dion had been working as a sound engineer while filming the show "Cops" in Omaha, Nebraska, when police got into a shootout with a robbery suspect.  Read more...

High Surf Leaves Destruction on SoCal Coastline

The clean up continues after a day of wild waves left a path of destruction along the coast.  Crews will be out in force helping in flood areas and assessing damage to the dozens of popular piers. Read more...

Police Detain Wrong Person, Charles Belk, at Beverly Hills Pre-Emmy Party

Police in an affluent neighborhood say they detained the wrong guy because it was necessary.  Hollywood film producer Charles Belk had been attending a Beverly Hills pre-Emmy party last week  when he was detained by police while checking his parking meter.  Read more...

Gerardo Jimenez Arrested after Leaving Kids in Car Outside Jail

A father is behind bars for allegedly leaving his kids inside his car outside the Orange County Jail in Santa Ana.  Gerardo Jimenez claims he left his kids inside his car because he didn't want to wake them up and take them inside the facility to put money in his wife's jail account.  Read more...

Cops Shoot, Kill Gunman Who Shot a Deputy

A man is dead after getting into a shootout with police.  While not much is known about the investigation at this point, it appears the man opened fire on two Los Angeles County Sheriff's deputies with a semiautomatic weapon hitting one of them in the arm.  Read more...