Two alleged gang members, a male and a female, who led Pasadena police on a brief chase on Christmas Day that ended in a fatal crash, killing two people, were charged today with murder and other counts, the District Attorney’s Office announced.
The drivers of two cars that allegedly were street racing on West Covina streets on Christmas day were charged today with murder in connection with the death of a 90-year-old wheelchair-bound woman who was thrown out of the van in which she was riding when it was hit by one of the vehicles.
A Los Angeles man accused of calling in bomb threats to the Wilshire Boulevard Temple was charged by the District Attorney’s Office today with making malicious false bomb reports and vandalism of religious property. The charges were alleged to hate crimes.
One of six alleged Avenues gang members charged with capital murder in the 2008 fatal shooting of Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Juan Abel Escalante outside his parents’ home is awaiting arraignment today after being extradited from Mexico on Friday, the District Attorney’s Office announced.