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A 19-year-old Compton man on probation for two prior convictions will be arraigned on charges he fatally shot a convenience store clerk last month and committed a series of additional armed robberies in December and January. Suraya Fadel Reporting
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Police are searching for the person who fatally shot an unarmed security guard Monday at an upscale apartment complex in Marina del Rey. Witnesses in the 4200 block of Via Marina Court heard two male voices arguing, doors slamming and then two gunshots at around 2:45 a.m. Suraya Fadel Reporting
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Friends and family of 22-year-old Bree’Anna Guzman held a candlelight vigil Thursday, two years to the day the Lincoln Heights mother went missing. Suraya reports from the vigil, held not far from where Guzman’s body was found. Suraya Fadel Reporting
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As Christmas approaches, a community has rallied to bring cheer to a family impacted by recent tragedy. Martha Sanchez, 39, was two weeks away from her 40th birthday when she was fatally shot during a robbery at the store she worked at in September. Now, her home community, rallying around her husband of 20 years and her children, are doing what they can to make this holiday a little easier. Read more…

Family, neighbors and friends spent much of Friday dropping flowers, candles and cards in front of Joseph Gatto’s Silver Lake home. A steady stream of loved ones came by Bright Lane to express their grief and to mourn Gatto’s loss. Gatto, who police believe was shot and killed during the commission of a home invasion robbery Wednesday evening, was the father of Assemblyman Mike Gatto (D-Los Angeles). Suraya Fadel Reporting
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The heartbroken family of Martha Sanchez met this evening for a vigil to remember the hard-working 39-year-old mother of five. Suraya Fadel reports.

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Authorities Thursday were investigating the death of an elderly man who was fatally shot at his upscale San Fernando Valley home. Neighbors report the victim was Harvey Cohen, an 80-year-old investment banker. Suraya Fadel Reporting

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The grandparents of an 8-year-old boy allegedly tortured and beaten to death  by his mother and her boyfriend have filed a legal claim against  multiple agencies and employees they say failed to protect their  grandson from abuse. Suraya Fadel reports

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A report says that the probation department failed to adequately monitor a suspect in the fatal stabbing of 23-year-old Christine Calderon in Hollywood two months ago. The report says the woman’s death was preventable. Suraya Fadel reports. Read more…

Friday marked a painful anniversary for those who knew and loved a woman found dead near a freeway on-ramp 18 months ago. Bree’Anna Guzman, a Lincoln Heights native, disappeared while walking from her home along the 73000 block of Humboldt Street in Dec. 2011. The 22-year-old’s body was found a month later near the Glendale (2) Freeway on-ramp in Echo Park. Suraya Fadel reporting.

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