Xinran Ji sprinted into the middle of the street toward his apartment near the University of Southern California last summer as three attackers dashed after, striking him one by one with a baseball bat.
A Los Angeles basketball coach who ran a program for aspiring collegiate athletes was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery and illegally filming young men in the bathroom of his home.
A collection of breaking news stories reported for Reuters in Los Angeles.
The Day Laborers of the North and Ana Tijoux brought music to the doorstep of a federal prison in downtown L.A. in solidarity with detained immigrants.
Los Angeles will soon see several dozen new billboards and posters across the city featuring digits outlined in bright teal – a hotline for human trafficking victims to get help.
Brandon Spencer has recently begun serving a prison term for opening fire at a Halloween party two years ago at the University of Southern California. He is paying a 40-year price for four shots that killed no one.
Stanley Thiesfield’s cause of death will likely remain “undetermined” to the coroner and investigators. So will hundreds of other deaths each year in Los Angeles, haunting both families and officials.