Torrance

April 30, 2019 - 8:14 am
An 81-year-old man was killed Tuesday when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver in a crosswalk in Torrance. About 8:40 p.m., police responded to a report of a traffic collision involving a vehicle and pedestrian at the intersection of Del Amo Boulevard and Mariner Avenue and determined the victim...
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March 27, 2019 - 7:13 am
The driver of a pickup truck who moved to avoid hitting an animal in the street instead struck and killed a 10-year-old boy, prompting the closure of a stretch of Del Amo Boulevard for more than six hours before it reopened this morning. Police responded about 9 p.m. Tuesday to a traffic accident...
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February 28, 2019 - 5:45 pm
A man and two women arrested in Torrance for allegedly slashing a tire on a vehicle belonging to an ATM user and then robbing cash from the vehicle while the victim changed the tire, are suspected of being responsible for multiple crimes that netted them at least $80,000, police said today. "...
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December 17, 2018 - 1:49 pm
(KNX 1070) -- Investigators in Torrance are adding staff to help gather information week into the nuns alleged embezzlement scandal at St. James Catholic School. The scandal went public when officials at the high school notified parents that Sister Mary Margaret Kreuper and Sister Lana Chang...
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December 04, 2018 - 11:59 am
TORRANCE (CNS) - A 49-year-old high school teacher was arrested Monday night in Torrance on suspicion of sexually assaulting a former student who was a minor in 2012 when the alleged assault took place. Kevin McElwee of San Pedro was arrested after detectives responded to South High School at 4801...
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Pete Demetriou
August 27, 2018 - 3:20 pm
TORRANCE (CNS) - A knife-wielding suspect wounded this afternoon in an officer-involved shooting in Torrance escaped on foot and remained at large for several hours before being found. Officers initially responded about 11:30 a.m. to reports of a suspect destroying property at a home in the 18800...
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