The Grunion

Pumpkin is a 10-year-old rescue dog — part pit bull, part dachshund. He was riding the A Line (Blue Line) train a few years back when Charlotte picked him up and took him to her North Long Beach home.

The coroner identified an alleged wrong-way driver and her passenger who were killed Saturday morning in a crash involving nine vehicles on the San Diego (405) Freeway in Long Beach in which four people were sent to hospitals.

A Norwalk man was behind bars Wednesday on suspicion of driving drunk and causing a four-vehicle crash in Long Beach that killed his passenger and also injured another half-dozen people, police reported.

Demonstrators from the Long Beach branch of Black Lives Matter gathered Saturday, Aug. 29, outside Long Beach Police Headquarters on the third anniversary of the death of Cesar Rodriguez, who was hit by a train after struggling with a police officer on a Metro platform in 2017.

Long Beach City Council members and community members alike appear divided on the question of whether the Police Department should see significant cuts in next year’s budget.

A long-delayed, never-published draft report examining Long Beach police operations found the department hadn’t adopted “community policing” practices in 2018 despite the police chief’s assurances that the practice was a priority. The incomplete report, released in draft form by city officia…

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.

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