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21 hrs ago | via Vallejo News
The onetime friend of a 15-year-old Los Angeles girl who was abducted, raped and beaten to death has been charged with her murder more than 12 years later in a case authorities describe as a gang-related retaliation killing. Rosemary Chavira, 27, was arrested on Friday near her home in Lancaster, north of Los Angeles, and has been held without bail since then in connection with the 2002 slaying of Brenda Sierra. Comment?
Yesterday | via Los Angeles Times
Brenda Sierra, 15, was found dead in 2002 in a rural area of San Bernardino. On Tuesday, investigators announced the arrest of one of her alleged killers. Comment?
Tuesday | via Los Angeles Times
The American Youth Soccer Organization failed to protect children from a former Antelope Valley coach who was convicted last year of molesting 14 boys and a girl, attorneys for four of the victims alleged in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court. Renoir Vincent Valenti, 55, was convicted of multiple felony and misdemeanor counts and was sentenced in April to 130 years to life in state prison. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 24 | via Los Angeles Times
A high-speed police pursuit comes to a halt as the suspect's truck crashes on Rancho Vista Boulevard west of 14 Freeway on Feb. 23. A high-speed police pursuit comes to a halt as the suspect's truck crashes on Rancho Vista Boulevard west of 14 Freeway on Feb. 23. A driver who police say led California Highway Patrol and Los Angeles Police Department officers on a winding high-speed pursuit through the San Fernando and Antelope valleys before surrendering Monday has been identified as a Palmdale resident. Sean Druschel, 33, was arrested just before 7 p.m. after a lengthy standoff with authorities who had surrounded his truck after he slammed into another vehicle, police said. Comment?
Wednesday Feb 18 | via Los Angeles Times
An inmate in a six-bunk cell inside the Men's Central Jail in August 2014. Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday approved a $1.5-million settlement with the family of a man who was shot and killed by a sheriff's deputy in Watts. Comment?
Tuesday Feb 3 | via ABC News
Actor Ricardo Medina Jr. participates in the 2012 Power Morphicon 3 held at the Pasadena Convention Center in this Aug. 19, 2012 file photo in Pasadena, Calif. An actor on the TV series "Power Rangers Wild Force" is expected to appear in a California court today in connection to the stabbing death of his roommate. Comment?
Feb 1, 2015 | via KESQ-TV Palm Desert
An actor who appeared on the ``Power Rangers Samurai'' TV series was jailed on $1 million bail today after his arrest on suspicion of stabbing his roommate to death with a sword, authorities said. Ricardo Medina Jr., 36, ``was an actor who portrayed the Red Power Ranger'' in the animated TV show's latest two seasons, Deputy Mike Carraza said. Comment?
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