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LA man may have tried to burn teen, police say

A 30-year-old South Los Angeles man has been arrested for allegedly kidnapping a teenage girl who he reportedly doused with flammable liquid. Robert Ransom Jr. was in jail Friday on kidnapping, attempted sexual assault and attempted murder charges. He is being held without bail. Police say Ransom forced a 16-year-old girl to get into his van by knifepoint. He ...Full Article

So Much for Security

INGLEWOOD, CA—Where do we turn when security is the problem by way of those who are supposed to secure us from the problem? Damien Mavarn Newsome, 23, was picked ...Full Article

Mechanic Makes Off With Carload of Driving Violations

HAWTHORNE, CA—If an area mechanic makes a killing in collecting driving violations and related crimes, will anyone care about the irony? Antonio Deshun Eastland, 30, may have waited 30 ...Full Article

What’s One More Warrant If You Don’t Have Any Job to Show Up to Either

HAWTHORNE, CA—She appears to have been handed more “Failures to Appear” than most of us have had jobs from which we may have been fired. Georgia Marie Williams, 27, ...Full Article

A Dutch Attendant in Hawthorne’s Drunk Tank

HAWTHORNE, CA—Who is to be trusted when a so-called safety attendant with a clearly Dutch name is charged with a drug-related driving under the influence charge? Webbert Lee Dampeer, ...Full Article

He Should Campaign for His Own Release

HAWTHORNE, CA—Most people wake up in jail wondering who will petition for their release; being a campaign manager could help expedite that painful, lonely and otherwise arduous process. Jason ...Full Article

Student Pleads Not Guilty on Charges Stemming from Brawl with Teacher

SANTA MONICA – The 18-year-old student arrested for a classroom fight which was caught on video has pled not guilty to charges of drug possession and assault. On Friday ...Full Article

Eastvale Man Arrested for Attempted Murder after Dumping Victim at Local Hospital

EASTVALE- After shooting his estranged girlfriend, a man drove her to the hospital and fled authorities. Riverside Sheriff’s deputies assigned to the city of Eastvale received a call at ...Full Article

Valley of the Dolls Revisited in L.A. Basin

HAWTHORNE, CA—If legendary filmmaker Russ Meyer were still alive, he might have asked, Is it a crime, in this day and age, to medicate oneself while carrying out one’s ...Full Article

Weapons Charges Face Men Convicted in Stow Beating

LOS ANGELES – A trial date has been set for a man already convicted of beating a Giants’ baseball fan at the 2011 season-opening game at Dodger Stadium. Louie ...Full Article
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