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November 10, 2013 | By Alan Zarembo
A man was arrested on suspicion of fatally shooting a 5-year-old girl and a 35-year-old woman and slashing the neck of another woman, Riverside County sheriff's authorities said Sunday. Deputies in Hemet received a call at 8:13 p.m. Saturday about a man with blood on him standing in a street. When they arrived, they found Johnny Lopez, 33. After a brief struggle, Lopez was taken into custody, authorities said.  Deputies checked a residence near where Lopez was standing and found a woman bleeding from cuts to her neck, authorities said.
November 4, 2013 | By Robert J. Lopez
A 43-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of stealing an unmarked San Bernardino Police Department vehicle, authorities said Monday. The Crown Victoria was stolen Oct. 21 from a parking lot at San Bernardino City Hall.  The vehicle was recovered Friday at a San Bernardino apartment complex by investigators who found evidence allegedly linking David Battle to the crime, according to police officials.  He was previously incarcerated for...
November 3, 2013 | By Samantha Schaefer
The driver of a car that crashed on the 110 Freeway early Sunday, killing 2 passengers and injuring three others, was arrested on suspicion of DUI, according to reports. The crash occurred early Sunday when the 2011 Nissan Sentra the women were riding in on the 110 Freeway hit a tree and a chain-link fence, according to the California Highway Patrol. The driver, a 22-year-old resident of San Gabriel, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, the San Gabriel Valley Tribune reported.
November 1, 2013 | By Tony Perry
SAN DIEGO -- A convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of harassing children and offering them candy at a Halloween party in  northern San Diego County, authorities said. Danny Shaw, 29, was arrested on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender as required by California law and on suspicion of being a sex offender harassing children. Shaw was arrested at the Trick or Treat event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce in rural Ramona. The event had drawn upward of 1,000 children.
October 30, 2013 | By Ari Bloomekatz
A rabbi working at a community center in Beverly Hills was arrested this week on suspicion of child sex abuse on a warrant from New York City. The 30-year-old rabbi who reportedly goes by Menachem "Mendel" Tevel was arrested Tuesday about 1:30 p.m. in the 9900 block of South Santa Monica Boulevard. He was booked under the name Menachem Tewel, Beverly Hills police Sgt. Max Subin said. Subin said the rabbi was taken into custody at the request of the New York Police Department, which advised Beverly Hills about an outstanding warrant for his arrest.  The warrant, Subin said, was for charges of criminal sex acts in the first and third degree, as well as sexual abuse in the first degree.
October 28, 2013 | By Christie D'Zurilla
Chris Brown was still behind bars Monday morning in Washington, D.C., after being arrested early Sunday morning on suspicion of felony assault. He was due in court at noon Eastern time. Breezy and his bodyguard Christopher Hollosy taken into custody after they were involved in a fight with another man outside the W Hotel just before 4:30 a.m. Sunday, the Washington Metropolitan Police Department told Pop & Hiss . The alleged victim, who according to TMZ suffered a broken nose, was taken to an area hospital.
October 25, 2013 | By Joseph Serna
A 15-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of murder Friday after he called Downey police and told them he killed his father, police said. The boy called police about 9 a.m. and reported he had shot his father in their home in the 8500 block of Fontana Street, Lt. Mark McDaniel said. The two lived together and the boy's parents were divorced. Police were trying to contact the boy's mother Friday, McDaniel said. Officers went to the home and found the boy, his dead father and a weapon, police said.
October 23, 2013 | By Ruben Vives
A 17-year-old Lawndale High School student was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of using Twitter to threaten that she was going to shoot students, authorities said. Authorities were notified of the alleged threat early Wednesday by a "concerned person," according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. By 6:30 a.m., investigators identified the teen who they say made the threats and took her into custody. The student, whose identity was not released because she is a minor, was booked on suspicion of making criminal threats at Los Padrinos Juvenile Hall.
October 17, 2013 | By Matt Pearce, This post has been updated. See below for details.
A 22-year-old man with a knife took control of a school bus with 11 elementary school students on board Thursday morning in Jacksonville, Ark., leading police on a chase that was partially captured on video, authorities said.  No one was injured, police told The Times.  The suspect, Nicholas John Miller, first attempted to carjack a woman who didn't have a car, police said. Then he got behind the steering wheel of the school bus, with the driver staying on board with the students.
October 17, 2013 | By Ruben Vives and Kate Mather
The husband of Montebello Mayor Christina Cortez was taken into custody Thursday on suspicion of selling methamphetamine, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. Ruben Guerrero, 44, was booked at the Sheriff's East Los Angeles Station on suspicion of selling methamphetamine and narcotics near a school. His bail is set at $60,000. Authorities said they took Guerrero into custody as he was leaving his home at 6 a.m. in the 1500 block of Los Angeles Avenue. Authorities then served a search warrant at his home, which he owns with Cortez, according to property records.
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