David Perdue, the LAX baggage handler whose pickup truck was riddled with bullets fired by Torrance Police officers on the lookout for now-dead rogue LAPD cop Christopher Jordan Dorner, has been paid $20,000 for his ride. But in announcing that payment from the city of Torrance, Perdue's attorney a ... More >>
The city of Los Angeles will pay $4.2 million to Margie Carranza and Emma Hernandez, the mother and daughter newspaper deliverywomen who had their small pickup--and, in the case of one, herself--shot up by LAPD cops protecting the Torrance home of a Chris Dorner target.Carmen Trutanich, the LA city ... More >>
Remember those two ladies whose truck and, in the case of one, selves were shot up by Los Angeles Police Department officers freaked out during the manhunt for presumed cop killer-turned-charcoal briquette Christopher Jordan Dorner? The City of LA has agreed to cut Emma Hernandez and Maggie Carranza ... More >>
Thanks to Facebook, fan sites and law enforcement alerts, it seems as if we have seen every known photo and video of Christopher Jordan Dorner created over the past decade or so.But that hasn't stopped lookiloos, his hunters and conspiracy theorists from confusing the 33-year-old with a whole bunch ... More >>
UPDATE, MARCH 10, 1:59 P.M.: A resident in the 1900 block of Monrovia Avenue, which is behind Continental Avenue in Costa Mesa, heard the commotion and saw the lights from a police helicopter shining the scene of today's bloody family dispute."I walked my dog early this morning and talked to one ... More >>
[Hey, You!] The tailgating Toyota of terror!
Active hiker Scott Gossard left his Anaheim home in his silver Toyota Tacoma truck on Friday evening to go hiking in the San Gabriel Mountains.The 44-year-old who had been reported missing over the weekend was found this afternoon.
UPDATE: The Orange County District Attorney's Office this morning stepped up pressure on Toyota, unveiling a consumer complaint hotline, an online complaint form and access to its first civil complaint against the automaker (details after the jump) . . . Courtesy of Elizabeth JamesThis is where Eliz ... More >>
It's the Weekly's weekly round-up of local police calls--now with more boozy moms, asshole cops, fast-acting pharmacists, apartments full of thieving aliens and loads of stabbings!Courtesy of Costa Mesa Police DepartmentCraig Anthony McVay, 48, of Garden Grove, was in the midst of three years probat ... More >>