Jim McDonnell came to Los Angeles from his native Boston with just two suitcases, a gym bag and $400 back in 1981. Today, he runs the Los Angles County Sheriff’s Department – the largest sheriff’s department in the country.
Attorneys for a La Canada Flintridge woman who stuck pencils in her eyes in a suicide attempt, then sued Los Angeles County and other parties when a nurse took an unauthorized photo of her in that condition was posted on the Internet, told a judge Thursday, Sept. 10 that up to a half dozen other nurses may have taken similar images of the plaintiff.
Sheriff's homicide detectives Tuesday, Sept. 8 were trying to determine the motive behind a murder-suicide that claimed the life of an off-duty sheriff's deputy shot and killed in her La Canada Flintridge home by her husband, an off-duty Los Angeles County firefighter who later shot himself to death in Pacoima.
A Los Angeles County child contracted plague after visiting Stanislaus National Forest and camping in Yosemite National Park, state health officials announced Thursday, July 6, saying it's the first human case in California since 2006.
Retired Torrance police chief and interim Redondo Beach police Chief John J. Neu is set to begin his new post Nov. 1 as chief of the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Bureau of Investigation, it was announced Tuesday, June 16.
A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who received a life-saving liver transplant expressed his gratitude on Thursday, June 11 to a colleague, who donated part of his own liver for the surgery.
Funeral plans have yet to be announced for Vincent Bugliosi, who prosecuted Charles Manson and members of his murderous "family" for the Tate-LaBianca killings and later wrote about the case in the best- selling "Helter Skelter," which he co-authored.
The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in Los Angeles County rose Tuesday, May 12 to its highest amount since Aug. 23, increasing 1.5 cents to $3.853.
Glendale city councilman has joined the race to succeed Los Angeles County Supervisor Michael D. Antonovich, it was reported today.