Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 9:14 am
Santa Monica police arrested a 37-year-old man on Wednesday, Dec. 3, after the suspect spat on an officer investigating a report of a stolen bicycle.
Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 9:10 am
Bail was set at $10,000 for a 53-year-old Santa Monica woman on Sunday, Dec. 7, after hoisting her skirt and shirt inside a Rite-Aid store to expose her private parts to staff and customers.
Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 8:34 am
A nearly three-hour chase of a stolen BMW on Wednesday night that began in North Hollywood, passed through Hollywood and Santa Monica, and ended on Pacific Coast Highway north of Malibu when the suspect stopped and surrendered.
Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 8:31 am
Nine works of art stolen six years ago in one of the largest art heists in L.A. history have been recovered by investigators from the Los Angeles Police Department and the FBI, it was reported today.
Posted Dec. 18, 2014, 8:28 am
The death toll from the accident involving an allegedly intoxicated driver and a dozen pedestrians leaving a church in Redondo Beach has climbed to three, and nine victims -- including two children -- remain hospitalized, authorities said today.
Posted Dec. 17, 2014, 2:26 pm
Three men were shot today -- one fatally -- in what police said may have been a gang- or drug-related crime in the Beverlywood area of Los Angeles.
Posted Dec. 16, 2014, 9:29 am
Santa Monica police arrested two men with a third suspect at-large following a police chase on Saturday, Dec. 6. Officers of the Santa Monica Police Department on patrol in the area of 17th St. and Delaware Ave. chanced upon a vehicle with three occupants run a stop sign at 3:10 am.
Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:41 am
A 32 year-old man from Portland, Oregon, was arrested on the Third Street Promenade on Thursday, Dec. 4, after throwing a cup of water at a woman.
Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:30 am
A man riding a bicycle was injured by a black SUV in a hit-and-run accident near the South Bay Galleria in Redondo Beach, police said today.
Posted Dec. 15, 2014, 9:10 am
The coroner's office today released the name of the man fatally wounded in Inglewood by a gunman who fled the scene.
Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:22 am
A man was shot in an arm Saturday night in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles, police said.
Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:15 am
A gunman critically wounded three people during a shooting attack at a party staged by bikers in South Los Angeles, police said today.
Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:13 am
A 20-year-old woman who had been reported missing shortly after midnight Friday was found dead inside her car, submerged in the Los Cerritos Channel, police said today.
Posted Dec. 14, 2014, 9:10 am
The discovery of a man's body in an apartment building in Westwood was being treated as a suspected suicide, police said today.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 9:27 am
The Santa Monica Police Department in conjunction with the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control will conduct several “Decoy Shoulder Tap” and “Minor Decoy Operations.” Specific dates were not released.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 8:48 am
The discovery of a man's body in an apartment building in Westwood near UCLA is being treated as a suspected suicide, police said today.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 8:44 am
Two men were hospitalized with knife wounds believed to have been inflicted by the same person early today.
Posted Dec. 13, 2014, 8:42 am
A man died at the scene when his pickup truck rear ended a big rig and caught fire on the northbound lanes of the San Diego (405) Freeway in Sherman Oaks early today.
Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 9:02 am
The Santa Monica Police Department’s Traffic Unit will be conducting a DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint on Dec. 19, 2014, at an undisclosed location within city limits. The operation will take place between the hours of 7 pm and 3 am.
Posted Dec. 11, 2014, 8:59 am
A 43-year-old Santa Monica man was arrested on Saturday, Nov. 29 after grabbing his girlfriend of four month’s head with both hands and throwing her to the ground, then stealing her cell phone.
Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:41 am
A 23-year-old Santa Monica woman was arrested on Saturday, Nov. 29 after a fight regarding cigarettes with her boyfriend wound up with her going on a drunken rampage on Main Street that ended with her assaulting her partner.
Posted Dec. 10, 2014, 9:18 am
A sheriff's deputy was injured today when the department motorcycle he was riding crashed in the Pacific Palisades area, authorities said.
Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 9:43 am
The Santa Monica Police Department (SMPD) will step up bike and pedestrian safety enforcement operations this Saturday, Dec. 13 with focused enforcement on primary collision factors involving motorists, pedestrians, and bicyclists.
Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 9:37 am
A 45-year-old homeless man was arrested on Friday, Nov. 28 after attacking a paralyzed veteran in his wheelchair for no apparent reason.
Posted Dec. 9, 2014, 9:21 am
Investigations were underway today into a murder-suicide that took the lives of an actress and dancer and her husband, an aspiring rap artist.