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Police & Fire

The latest on local crime and public safety.
Small Quake Strikes off Coast of Malibu, Did You Notice?

Small Quake Strikes off Coast of Malibu, Did You Notice?

It measured 3.4, and there are no reports of damages or injuries.
Brown Reverses Decision to Parole Former Manson Follower

Brown Reverses Decision to Parole Former Manson Follower

This is the third time the 71-year-old Bruce Davis has been recommended for parole and rejected.
CHP Issues Amber Alert for 2 Children

CHP Issues Amber Alert for 2 Children

The biological mother allegedly abducted them, but then she showed up Wednesday night disoriented and without the children.
Man Rock Climbing in Malibu Creek State Park Falls to his Death

Man Rock Climbing in Malibu Creek State Park Falls to his Death

He was pronounced dead at the scene, having plummeted about 200 feet.
Know CPR? Here's How to Get to Where You're Most Needed

Know CPR? Here's How to Get to Where You're Most Needed

An app was launched in Los Angeles County today that can connect a heart attack victim with someone nearby who knows CPR.
Amber Alert: 6-Month-Old Santa Barbara Girl Found in San Diego

Amber Alert: 6-Month-Old Santa Barbara Girl Found in San Diego

She may be in a black 2013 Ford Focus four-door with temporary dealer license plates reading “Garcia Auto Sales.”
Mini Earthquake Strikes West End of Malibu

Mini Earthquake Strikes West End of Malibu

The quake was at 8:13 a.m. and was centered 4 miles northwest of Leo Carrillo State Beach.
Police: Don't Let Hot Cars Become Death Traps

Police: Don't Let Hot Cars Become Death Traps

The temperature inside a vehicle left in the summer sun can rise nearly 34 degrees in 30 minutes.
Deputies Seeing Success in Latest Crime Lab Technologies

Deputies Seeing Success in Latest Crime Lab Technologies

The expedited latent fingerprint program gets results to detectives fast and DNA evidence is successfully linking crimes to suspects.
Immigration Activists Wants L.A. Deputies to Stop Cooperating with Feds

Immigration Activists Wants L.A. Deputies to Stop Cooperating with Feds

They want the L.A. County Sheriff's Department to follow the LAPD, which recently announced it would not be notifying immigration officials about suspects in custody who may not be in the U.
Fire Burns Quarter Acre Along 101 in Agoura Hills

Fire Burns Quarter Acre Along 101 in Agoura Hills

The fire was near Kanan Road.
FBI Nabs Suspected

FBI Nabs Suspected "Hypnotist Bandit"

Wide-eyed robbery suspect put a spell on tellers.
Six Deputies Convicted of Obstructing Federal Probe into County Jail Violence

Six Deputies Convicted of Obstructing Federal Probe into County Jail Violence

After a week of deliberations, a federal jury says, "Guilty."
All Eastbound Lanes Open Now After Fiery Crash at Lindero Canyon

All Eastbound Lanes Open Now After Fiery Crash at Lindero Canyon

The driver of a big rig was under arrest for suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol after colliding into the center divider.
Police Head Honchos Say Leave Fireworks Displays to the Pros

Police Head Honchos Say Leave Fireworks Displays to the Pros

To demonstrate the danger, a professional detonated fireworks and exploded watermelons to demonstrate the potentially lethal power of fireworks.
L.A. County: Home of One-Quarter of All Stolen Cars in State

L.A. County: Home of One-Quarter of All Stolen Cars in State

Overall, auto thefts were down 3 percent last year.
Wildfire Danger Is More 'Incendiary' Than Ever, Officials Say

Wildfire Danger Is More 'Incendiary' Than Ever, Officials Say

"Fire season" is now 12 months out of the year, officials said.
St. Jude Catholic Church Ex-Employee Says She Was Ousted After Protesting Visiting Bishop Caught up in Sex Scandal

St. Jude Catholic Church Ex-Employee Says She Was Ousted After Protesting Visiting Bishop Caught up in Sex Scandal

Denise Cortes found out that former Santa Barbara Bishop Tom Curry would be performing an upcoming confirmation ceremony. Internal church records show Curry discussed ways to conceal the mol