A $20,000 reward — half from the city of Long Beach and half from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) — is being offered for information leading to the arrest and conviction of arsonist accused of setting. multiple fires on May 31 in downtown Long Beach.

A 39-year-old Long Beach man was arrested on suspicion of residential burglary and police believe he may have robbed a business hours prior in Belmont Shore Friday, July 10, authorities said.

A former Long Beach police sergeant, who police said was named as being one of three retired LBPD personnel involved in alleged online threats toward activist Shaun King, was hospitalized this week after accidentally shooting himself in a “lower extremity” at a gas station, authorities said …

Long Beach officials discussed police training and funding on Tuesday, amid recent nationwide protests calling for defunding of police departments following the death of George Floyd.

Two men were shot and killed in Long Beach early Tuesday, June 23, after they allegedly broke into a home and were confronted by someone inside, authorities said.

Yet another cascade of demonstrations unfolded throughout Long Beach on Saturday, June 6, capping off a week that began with a protest that devolved into looting, vandalism and arson.

Elliot Livolsi says he wasn’t expecting more than 50 people to join him for Friday’s Black Lives Matter sit-in on the bridge that connects Belmont Shore to Naples.

Long Beach City Council member Al Austin sat in his Eighth District home last week watching television and, at first, couldn’t believe what he was seeing: A white Minneapolis police officer kneeling on the neck of a black man, George Floyd, crushing out his life.

A curfew will go into effect at 1 p.m. Monday, June 1, for Long Beach’s business districts and 4 p.m. citywide, the day after thousands protested the death of George Floyd and some looters later in the night damaged property.

Long Beach officials summoned the National Guard and declared a state of emergency Sunday, May 31, after initially peaceful protests against police brutality were followed by looting and vandalism.

People protesting police violence and the death of George Floyd gathered in front of Long Beach Police Department headquarters on Broadway on Sunday afternoon, joining many other demonstrations regional and nationwide.

A man who was crawling in the lanes of Pacific Avenue in Long Beach shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday was fatally struck by a sedan that was then driven away from the scene, police said.

A two-vehicle crash in Long Beach on Monday night killed a pedestrian who was in a crosswalk, and two people in the vehicles were taken to a hospital.

A man crashed his car into a parked car Saturday in Long Beach, pushing the stopped vehicle and a woman seated inside into the back of a semi-truck, killing her, police said.

A 60-year-old man was found stabbed to death in the Alamitos Beach neighborhood of Long Beach Monday evening, April 6, and police were searching for his killer, authorities said.

Many people have been credited with saying, "Never waste a good crisis," and there have been plenty of instances of people taking advantage of the coronavirus pandemic.

Long Beach Police Department officials announced a new partnership last week with a national group called the Trauma Intervention Program, or TIP.

A 22-year-old Long Beach man, who allegedly shot and injured a man and a woman in front of a strip mall in North Long Beach, was shot at and killed Thursday night, Feb. 20, after he exchanged gunfire with police and was hit by a police SUV.

Long Beach police are conducting a use-of-force investigation involving an officer captured in a cellphone video appearing to strike a suspect several times on the legs with his baton while the suspect was on the ground and being held down by another officer.

Long Beach police have arrested 13 alleged gang members — including three juveniles — who are collectively accused of seven shootings that left 12 injured and two dead over the last three months, authorities said Friday, Feb. 14.

A 73-year-old Long Beach grandfather died over the weekend, about two weeks after he was attacked by another patient he shared a room with at a Long Beach hospital, police said Monday as they announced an arrest in the incident.

One man was killed Sunday and another suffered non-life threatening wounds in a suspected gang-related shooting in Long Beach, authorities said.

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