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March 28, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
The investigation into the abduction of a 10-year-old Northridge girl from her bedroom in the middle of the night continued Thursday, with police searching for two men and a second vehicle. Join us as we discuss the girl's mysterious abduction and reappearance with Times reporter Kate Mather at 9 a.m. Thursday. The girl was taken from her home sometime between 1 and 3:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. Police said they believe two men were involved and have already taken one black pickup truck into custody.
March 19, 2014 | By Robert J. Lopez
Los Angeles police late Wednesday were looking for a suspect or suspects in connection with a shooting that left a woman and boy wounded while they rode a Dash bus in South Los Angeles. Police said it was not clear whether the victims were grazed by the bullet or cut by shattered glass after the bullet smashed a window on the bus at Avalon Boulevard near 42nd Street. The boy was believed to be about 10 years old and the woman was in her 30s, said Officer Sara Faden of the Los Angeles Police Department.
April 19, 2013 | By Ashley Powers and Alana Semuels
WATERTOWN, Mass. - Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, was taken into custody Friday after a standoff that capped a fierce day-long manhunt, officials said. The Boston Police announced "CAPTURED!!! The hunt is over. The search is done. The terror is over. And justice has won. Suspect in custody" in a Twitter message. Tsarnaev, a 19-year-old college student, was captured after a standoff with police. His brother, Tamerlan, 26, had been killed in hail of bullets when the pair fought with police in the early hours of Friday.
January 28, 2014 | By Paloma Esquivel
There are no suspects and no arrests have been made in the shooting death of an 18-year-old Santa Ana man who was found dead early Friday on a residential street, police said. Police at first couldn't identify the victim, whose body was found about 1 a.m. in the 1400 block of South Standard Street, Cpl. Anthony Bertagna said. They later used fingerprints to determine he was Jeffrey Enriquez of Santa Ana, he said. Enriquez played football at Godinez Fundamental High School during his sophomore and junior years but had not been enrolled at the school since October, said Deidra Powell, a spokeswoman for Santa Ana Unified School District.
September 25, 2013 | By Adolfo Flores
Twenty-one people suspected of carrying out crimes on behalf of the Mexican Mafia in Orange County remain at large after a raid early Tuesday resulted in 55 arrests. In what authorities described as a major blow to the Mexican Mafia, 129 people were indicted by federal and state authorities on racketeering and other charges related to what officials said was a criminal enterprise that engaged in murder, extortion and drug-dealing. The 2 1/2-year probe was dubbed Operation Smokin' Aces and was conducted by  FBI agents, Santa Ana police officers, Orange County sheriff's detectives and members of the Orange County district attorney's office and other agencies, officials said.
April 25, 2013 | By Joseph Serna and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times
Los Angeles police said they relied heavily on students and their social media skills in tracking down and arresting a trio of suspects Thursday in the fatal stabbing of an 18-year-old at a Reseda high school. Using tweets from students, police said they were able to identify and ultimately arrest the suspects - two of them reputed gang members - in a Van Nuys neighborhood. Kevin Orellano was stabbed to death Wednesday as he was playing handball on campus, which he had attended before transferring to an occupational center last fall.
October 22, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
Saudi authorities have indicted 991 suspected militants on charges they participated in terrorist attacks in the kingdom over the last five years, Interior Minister Prince Nayif ibn Abdulaziz said. Authorities had been reluctant to hold trials in terrorism cases that could result in death sentences until they had shown the public that every effort had been made to give the men a chance to repent.
December 21, 2008 | Martha Groves
Two Riverside County men with suspected links to a white supremacist gang have been charged with attempted murder in the Nov. 14 beating of a Latino in Hemet that police described as a hate crime, authorities said Saturday. The two men, Justin Tyme Hayes, 21, and Darrin Peter Thibault, 24, both from the Hemet-San Jacinto area, were also charged with committing a violent crime for the benefit of a criminal street gang, police said. Hayes was arrested Nov. 18. Thibault was apprehended Friday along with several other suspects after a five-week investigation.
October 29, 2013 | By Nicole Santa Cruz
One of two teens arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a father who was responding to a Craigslist ad may be involved in a string of similar robberies, authorities said. Ryan Roth, 17, and Markell Thomas, 18, are suspected in the killing, and Thomas has been implicated in similar robberies in the area, Police Det. Chris Barling said at a news conference Monday afternoon.  They were both charged with murder and attempted murder, along with two counts each of second-degree robbery with gang enhancements, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney's office.
March 10, 2008 | From Times Wire Reports
A shootout between soldiers and gunmen in northern Mexico left six suspects and a military captain dead, Mexico's Defense Department said. Soldiers responded to a report Friday night that armed gunmen were hiding out in a house in the northern city of Chihuahua, the department said in a statement. The six suspects have yet to be identified. Capt. David Mendoza was killed.
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