Ongoing coverage of Southern California's wild and infamous pursuits

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 at 07:26 PM PDT
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By Christina Cocca

Police Chase Stolen Truck Through 2 SoCal Counties

Officers pursued the driver of a stolen truck hauling a large container Tuesday... See Full Gallery

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 10:58 AM PDT

Driver of Stolen Truck Arrested After SoCal Chase

Driver of Stolen Truck Arrested After SoCal Chase

Officers pursued the driver of a stolen truck hauling a large container Tuesday afternoon on freeways after authorities received a report of an assault on a police officer.

Friday, May 23, 2014 at 06:42 AM PDT

Stolen Prius Pursuit Covers 2 SoCal Counties

Stolen Prius Pursuit Covers 2 SoCal Counties

Los Angeles police took the driver of a stolen car into custody Thursday night after the vehicle raced from city to city on Southern California freeways, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Wednesday, Apr 23, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

Pursuit of Minivan Driver Ends at Taco Bell

Pursuit of Minivan Driver Ends at Taco Bell

A man wanted in connection with a carjacking was taken into custody Tuesday after a minivan pursuit on freeways and streets in the San Gabriel Valley.

Friday, Apr 18, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

Fugitive Caught After Pursuit

Fugitive Caught After Pursuit

Hours after a massive downtown Los Angeles manhunt and pursuit, a fugitive wanted by the FBI was caught miles away in the San Fernando Valley.

Saturday, Apr 5, 2014 at 03:57 AM PDT

"Tell Me Why Somebody Took My Daughter"

"Tell Me Why Somebody Took My Daughter"

Thomas Nguyen could not hold back his tears as he collapsed on Friday at a memorial for his only daughter, killed in a crash by a felon fleeing police.

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"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After Lightning Strike

"Like Scene Out of 'Jaws'": Chaos After Lightning Strike

Beachgoers reported seeing a bright flash, hearing the sound of a loud explosion and witnessing the chaos that ensued along the coast during a fatal lightning strike in Venice on Sunday afternoon.

Lightning Strike Kills Venice Beachgoer

Lightning Strike Kills Venice Beachgoer

A 20-year-old man has died in the hospital after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach on Sunday, officials said. Seven other beachgoers were also hospitalized, including one with critical injuries.

"Century Crunch": Crews Complete Project Near LAX

"Century Crunch": Crews Complete Project Near LAX

The "Century Crunch" project that forced the closure of a busy intersection near Los Angeles International Airport has finished ahead of schedule, Metro officials said Sunday night.

Tow Truck Driver Gunned Down After Car Repo

Tow Truck Driver Gunned Down After Car Repo

A tow truck driver who had just repossessed a car was shot and killed in the street after being chased by a vehicle across several cities in Los Angeles County early Sunday morning.

Officers Beat Burglary Suspect in Surveillance Video

Officers Beat Burglary Suspect in Surveillance Video

Santa Ana police officers are being accused of using excessive force after surveillance video emerged showing officers punching and using a baton on a burglary suspect who fled arrest.

Passersby Struck by Car at Comic-Con Zombie Walk

Passersby Struck by Car at Comic-Con Zombie Walk

Passersby were hit by a car Saturday evening while the annual Comic-Con Zombie Walk took over downtown San Diego, the San Diego Police Department confirmed, and the whole incident was caught on cell phone video....