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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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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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Long Beach Police warned residents Friday about a scheduled ‘Bash Mob’ but the violent act did not materialize. A ‘Bash Mob’ involves upwards of 100 people — usually teens who organize on social media — who run through the streets attacking and assaulting people, stealing property, committing petty crimes and acts of vandalism. Suraya Fadel reports.

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Police believe an armed robber they’ve dubbed the “Western bandit” has struck again in the Hollywood area. Investigators say evidence now links the suspect to a series of muggings along the Western Avenue corridor, including one in which a witness was shot. Suraya Fadel reporting from Hollywood

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Police are on the hunt for the man accused of robbing dozens of gas stations across Southern California. KCAL9’s Suraya Fadel reports.

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Dozens of friends, family and customers of a 67-year-old shopkeeper gunned down last month gathered in Lynwood this evening to mourn his loss. Suraya Fadel reporting from the candlelight vigil.

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Popular radio shock jock partners with an ex-TV cop to catch an alleged Hollywood Hills thief. Radio and online show host, Tom Leykis, and the head of the Neighborhood Watch Group, which happens to be actor Kent McCord AKA Officer Jim Reed from the popular 1968-1975 police drama, “Adam-12.”, took pictures and helped identify criminals stealing mail from one of the neighbors. Suraya Fadel Reporting

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Authorities are on the hunt for a male suspect they say beat and robbed a 50-year-old female gas station attendant in West Covina last month. The clerk reportedly suffered significant injuries in the September 23 attack but police said the victim would recover. Suraya Fadel Reporting.

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The homeowner returned from a trip to find that several of his high-end paintings, expensive watches, wine and a small amount of cash were missing. Suraya Fadel reports.

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