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As hate crimes rise in LA, new report says ‘hard left’ actions also pose threat

By Susan Abram|

2 Fontana men accused of stealing SUV they rented in Glendale

FONTANA >> Two men were arrested in Fontana on Thursday in connection with the theft of a vehicle they rented in Glendale. San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials said Friday. At 5:01 p.m. Thursday, two San Bernardino County Sher...

By Jim Steinberg|


  • Wildlife

    Bear visits Monrovia, gives police the slip

    MONROVIA >> A bear lumbered through yards and city streets early Friday morning before officers lost track of it. Authorities don’t know if it’s the same bear that broke into a Bradbury home then

    Ruby Gonzales

  • Accounting fraud

    Agoura Hills man bilked ex-NFL player out of $4.5 million, prosecutors say

    INDIANAPOLIS — Federal prosecutors say a money manager stole more than $4.5 million from an unnamed former NFL player who played several years for the Indianapolis Colts. U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler said Friday that 63-year-old Kenneth Ray Cleveland of Agoura Hills has been indicted on seven counts of wire fraud and three counts of money laundering in the investment fraud scheme. Prosecutors say Cleveland was the football player’s financial adviser for nearly a...

    Associated Press|

  • Illegal immigration

    Of 188 arrested in this week’s ICE sweep, 23 were in San Fernando Valley

    A wide-ranging crackdown on criminal immigrants this week netted 23 people in the San Fernando Valley – part of 188 who were arrested in a five-day sweep that spanned from Los Angeles County to the Inland Empire. All were “public safety threats” and they included criminal foreign nationals, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement announced Thursday. • RELATED STORY:

    Staff reports|

  • Terrorist attacks

    Report details officers’ fierce response to the San Bernardino terror attack

    On the morning of Dec. 2, 2015, Inland law enforcement officers had no way to know they were going to war. But within a few hours of a terrorist attack that killed 14 people at the Inland Regional Center, the officers found themselves on a battlefield that erupted on a San Bernardino street...

    Suzanne Hurt

  • Terrorist attacks

    As local San Bernardino terrorist attack probe closes, FBI inquiry continues

    The San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office’s release Thursday of its use-of-force report on the Dec. 2, 2015, shootout between police and the husband and wife behind the

  • Arrests

    ICE arrests nearly 190 immigrants in Southern California, including convicted rapist

    U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested nearly 190 people across Southern California in a five-day operation that targeted “public safety threats,” including criminal foreign nationals, illegal re-entrants and immigration fugitives, authorities announced Thursday. About 90 percent — 169 of the 188 people — arrested in the six-county sweep that ended Wednesday had prior criminal convictions, the agency said. Among them were 15 people...

    Brenda Gazzar

  • Smuggling

    Pomona woman granted bond in technology smuggling accusation

    LOS ANGELES >> A judge has set bond at $400,000 for a Pomona woman accused of conspiring to procure and smuggle sensitive U.S. space communications technology to her native China, but the release is pending the government’s appeal on the grounds she is a flight risk. Si “Cathy” Chen, 32, appeared for a detention hearing in downtown Los...

    By Fred Shuster City News Service|

  • Immigration

    Here’s what you can do if your loved one is arrested by immigration officers

    As immigration arrests rise under the Trump administration, families are often left scrambling when a loved one is arrested by immigration agents. The situation can be overwhelming, but it’s important to act fast. What’s the first thing I should do if my loved one is arrested by immigration officers? Get in touch with an...

    Alejandra Molina

  • Assault and battery

    2nd teen arrested in connection with beating of ex-NFL star Erik Kramer’s son

    A 17-year-old Woodland Hills boy has been arrested in connection with a videotaped beating of 18-year-old Dillon Kramer at a Canoga Park house party in March. The teen was taken into custody around 11 a.m. on May 19 on suspicion of battery causing serious bodily injury, said Los Angeles Police Department Officer Rosaria Herrera in a statement. He is the second juvenile arrested after the March 24 incident. Dillon is the son of Erik Kramer, a former NFL star who grew up in...

    Wes Woods

  • Terrorist attacks

    A new report on the San Bernardino terrorist attack details the shootout with police

    SAN BERNARDINO >> Here are key takeaways from the San Bernardino County District Attorney’s Office’s report on the police response to Dec. 2, 2015 terrorist attack at the

    By Staff Reports|

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