Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Thanks to a hung jury, Holmes wound up receiving the same sentence his attorney offered to accept years earlier. The district attorney who decided to seek the death penalty against him admits to a few regrets — mostly dealing with not succeeding. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The death of the man born Tyrone Adair Jr. was followed by the shuttering of the Cold Crush club. Other area venues have been the scene of violence — so was race a factor in this one being declared a public nuisance? Or were other dynamics at play? Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: The attorney for Burke Ramsey, brother of JonBenet Ramsey, says he’ll soon be filing suit against CBS for a docuseries in which experts concluded that Burke had killed his little sister as a child. He also rips a motion to dismiss filed by the target of another complaint — an expert on the program. Here’s why. Westword has the story.
A 17-year-old girl was booked on suspicion of murder in connection with the brutal stabbing of a 22-year-old pregnant woman on a bustling Venice street last month.
The suspect turned herself in at the Los Angeles Police Department’s Olympic Division station over the weekend, according to Officer Jenny Houser. Police don’t usually name suspects who are younger than 18.
A suspected member of a Jamaican gang potentially faces a death penalty case in connection with a quadruple murder at a makeshift eatery in West Adams.
Marlon Jones, whose aliases range in age from 35 to 41, was captured Friday, a day after the FBI placed him on its 10 Most Wanted list. Prosecutors said cops caught up with him following a car chase in South L.A.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Gebers seriously injured a state trooper and killed a cadet training to join the service. He was charged with murder because prosecutors said he’d fled a traffic stop and was en route to a drug deal when the crash occurred. Going for a murder conviction under such circumstances may have seemed like an overreach, but that’s not the way it turned out. Westword has the story.
Breakfast reading from the Voice Media Empire: Woodward is a controversial figure in the JonBenet case — the reporter given the most access to the family in the weeks and months after the killing. Now, with the cooperation of father John Ramsey, she’s come forward with a book that aims to put all the facts on the table, including some that have been newly unearthed. Westword has the story.
A woman who was reported to be three months pregnant was fatally stabbed on a bustling street in Venice last night.
The attack by two women and a man followed a fight, apparently in the street, on Windward Avenue, the epicenter of Venice’s tourist scene, according to police. Officers were called to Windward and Pacific Avenue at 9:30 p.m., authorities said.