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The latest on local crime and public safety.
L.A. Sheriff's Sergeant Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

L.A. Sheriff's Sergeant Files Whistleblower Lawsuit

Sgt. Philip Brooks, a 31-year-old veteran of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, filed the whistleblower suit Thursday.
Fatal Crash Snarls Eastbound 60 Traffic

Fatal Crash Snarls Eastbound 60 Traffic

A 5-year-old girl died at a hospital following the early morning multi-vehicle crash.
Pomona Courtrooms Get Hot, Judges, Attorneys Work in Lobby

Pomona Courtrooms Get Hot, Judges, Attorneys Work in Lobby

The courthouse shut down to the public for about 90 minutes Monday morning, while staffers worked without air conditioning.
Deadly Crashes in Los Angeles County Claim 5

Deadly Crashes in Los Angeles County Claim 5

One of those was in the Diamond Bar area.
UPDATE: Man Who Died in Crash That Injured 3 Others Identified

UPDATE: Man Who Died in Crash That Injured 3 Others Identified

The crash was reported at 4:26 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 10 on the eastbound Pomona Freeway east of Fairway Drive.
Man Found Dead Near Diamond Bar Center

Man Found Dead Near Diamond Bar Center

Timothy Edward Jenkins was found dead in the 1600 block of Grand Avenue.
Parolee Allegedly Had Pistol in Pomona, Booked

Parolee Allegedly Had Pistol in Pomona, Booked

The check took place at 1 a.m. Sunday at a home in the 2400 block of Chanslor Street, where Roberto Rivera ran upon the arrival of officers.
Man, Woman Gunned Down Outside Pomona Home

Man, Woman Gunned Down Outside Pomona Home

The attack occurred in the 1000 block of East Lexington Ave at 11:45 p.m.
Imprisoned Men Newly Charged With Diamond Bar Roof Cut Burglary

Imprisoned Men Newly Charged With Diamond Bar Roof Cut Burglary

Alceu Johnny Andreis, 46, Lucian Gabriel Isaia, 33, and Laurentiu Penescu are serving federal prison terms ranging from 37 to 51 months.
L.A. County Coroner Lt. Killed in Wyoming Motorbike Crash

L.A. County Coroner Lt. Killed in Wyoming Motorbike Crash

Joe Bale, 52, was fatally injured about 1:30 p.m. Sunday near Jackson Hole, said coroner’s Assistant Chief Ed Winter.
Woman Charged in Diamond Bar Wrong-Way Crash Will Be Arraigned Next Week

Woman Charged in Diamond Bar Wrong-Way Crash Will Be Arraigned Next Week

Olivia Carolee Culbreath is charged with six counts of murder for allegedly causing a Feb. 9 wrong-way crash on the Pomona (60) Freeway in Diamond Bar.
Jury: Dodgers Negligent in Fan Beating, Former Owner Frank McCourt Was Not

Jury: Dodgers Negligent in Fan Beating, Former Owner Frank McCourt Was Not

Jurors awarded Bryan Stow $18 million in damages, but the business entity that formerly owned the Dodgers is responsible for one-quarter of that.
San Gabriel Valley Man Sentenced to 25-Year-to-Life Term for Wife's Killing

San Gabriel Valley Man Sentenced to 25-Year-to-Life Term for Wife's Killing

Tomas Rodriguez Infante, 62, was convicted June 17 of first-degree murder for the January 2013 stabbing and beating death of Charita Tolentino, 57.
Teen Arrested for Alleged Prostitution in San Gabriel Valley

Teen Arrested for Alleged Prostitution in San Gabriel Valley

The girl was placed in protective custody pending parental notification and follow-up.
82-Year-Old Women Killed in Pomona Crash IDed

82-Year-Old Women Killed in Pomona Crash IDed

Julia Almeyda died after being taken to Pomona Valley Hospital.