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LAPD Officer Charged with Murder in Fatal DUI Crash

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A deadly crash in 2017 on the 605 Freeway in Whittier has led to the arrest of an off-duty LAPD officer. The officer, 27-year-old Edgar Omar Verduzco, of Santa Ana, was charged with three counts each of murder and gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated, as well as drunk driving causing... Read more »

Marine Killed While Assisting Crash Victim

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A U.S. Marine was tragically struck and killed shortly before Christmas when he stopped to assist a driver in need of aid. Twenty-nine-year-old Enrico Rojo encountered a distressed driver on Interstate 10 at around 1:30 a.m. As he tried to help the driver, 22-year-old Crystal Adrianna Martinez, another vehicle approached and... Read more »

2 Pedestrians Injured at L.A. Museum by Drunk Driver

A pedestrian knock-down in Hollywood sent a mother and her daughter to the hospital yesterday. The incident took place at the Museum of Broken Relationships where, authorities say, a suspected drunk driver ran over two female pedestrians on the sidewalk, before plowing into the building. Los Angeles police Sergeant Ben... Read more »