Suspect wanted for assaulting five people
LOS ANGELES, Calif.—Police today circulated a photo of a man wanted for allegedly assaulting five people in the Civic Center area of downtown Los Angeles.
Jermaine Moran allegedly slapped, punched or pushed the victims—a man and four women—in separate incidents between Jan. 3 and Thursday night, said Los Angeles police Lt. Paul Vernon. Three of the incidents occurred at First and Main streets.
Moran's photo was taken about 8 a.m. on Thursday in the City Hall Mall by a security officer who saw him walking in the area. The latest attack occurred late Thursday afternoon near First and Main streets, Vernon said.
Anyone seeing Moran was urged to call Crime Stoppers, (800) 222-TIPS.
SANTA CLARITA, Calif.—A 41-year-old man who ran a former girlfriend off the road then followed her to a gas station to finish the fight is at large today, and sheriff’s deputies are seeking the public’s help piecing together the details of the incident.
The assault with a deadly weapon and criminal threats occurred around 4:30 p.m. Sept. 7 on Sierra Highway, said Sgt. Darren Harris of the Santa Clarita Valley sheriff’s station.
LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Disgraced football legend O.J. Simpson was in a Las Vegas courtroom Monday in a bid to get his robbery, assault and kidnapping convictions thrown out.
Dressed in a blue prison uniform, the Heisman Trophy winner and former Buffalo Bills star halfback appeared to have grayed some during his four years of incarceration.
Energized by the possibility of immigration reform, thousands of demonstrators marched through downtown Los Angeles Wednesday taking part in May Day rallies aimed at pressing Congress to enact legislation ending deportations.
A massive rally organized by about 20 community groups began around midday at Olympic Boulevard and Broadway, then ended up three hours later at La Placita Olvera on North Main Street. A second march took place along largely the same route a few hours later.
Nicki Minaj and Rihanna each earned four nominations today for the 40th American Music Awards, putting them atop the pack of hopefuls, while Justin Bieber, Drake, Maroon 5, Usher and One Direction each earned three.
Minaj and Rihanna were both nominated for favorite female pop/rock artist, along with Kelly Clarkson and Katy Perry. Rihanna and Perry also received nods for artist of the year, as did Bieber, Drake and Maroon 5.
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - To cheers and high-fives, the Los Angeles City
Council today gave final approval for the construction of a $1.2 billion NFL
stadium and a new $315 million convention center hall, stand-alone ballroom and
new park plaza in downtown L.A.
The council approved the deal on a 12-0 vote. Union construction
workers, high school football teams and business groups packed the chamber to
support the deal.