Graffiti was found scrawled on parts of the Long Beach Convention Center on Monday morning, April 12, in the wake of the city’s recent agreement to temporarily house migrant children there sometime in the next couple of weeks.
City Prosecutor Doug Haubert went public last week about the Multi-Cultural Advisory Commission he has formed to help improve diversity in his office.
A lifeguard tower painted in rainbow colors to honor the LGBTQ community in Long Beach burned down early Tuesday morning, March 23, and fire officials said they were investigating the cause.
Thomas J. Albanese achieved his dream of becoming a motorcycle deputy nearly one year ago, his former partner said, before he died in the line of duty in a crash in Lakewood on Thursday morning, Feb. 25.
A Long Beach police officer was arrested on suspicion of possessing child pornography on Wednesday, Feb. 10, officials said, and was suspended without pay pending the outcome of multiple investigations.
Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna was recovering Saturday after he was struck by a truck while walking in a crosswalk near the El Dorado Nature Center Friday, Feb. 5, authorities said.
Long Beach saw an increase in gun violence and property crime last year compared to 2019, but overall violent crime was down about 14% compared to the past five years, police data released this week showed.
A doctor who failed to report a massive kickback scheme at a Long Beach hospital was one of nearly 150 people who were either pardoned or saw their sentences commuted by former President Donald Trump in his final day in office Tuesday, Jan. 19.
The Long Beach Police Department announced Saturday it would be upping patrol in the North, West and South patrol divisions after five shootings left three people injured and one dead over a 24-hour period beginning Friday afternoon, authorities said.
The Long Beach Police Department, its chief said, has been worked to better serve the city’s diverse communities for years — but the department’s leader also knows there’s more work ahead.
Dana Shay Tanner, owner of the Fourth Street eatery Restauration, has been charged with four misdemeanors for allowing on-premise dining after the Long Beach Health Department prohibited that.
A man accused of setting four fires within a couple of hours in the Belmont Shore area, starting late on New Year’s Eve, is also facing an attempted murder charge, Long Beach fire officials said Friday, Jan. 15.
WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Congress will resume the Electoral College proceedings once the Capitol is cleared of pro-Donald Trump protesters and safe for use.
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.
A fishing boat carrying 21 adults and two minors who identified themselves as Mexican nationals was intercepted when it came ashore in Long Beach, U.S. Customs and Border Protection reported Wednesday.
A 16-year-old girl was arrested in Long Beach after leading police on a short pursuit in a vehicle she allegedly stole from a man in the Wrigley neighborhood Thursday morning, Nov. 19, authorities said.
Nov. 15-21 has been designated International Fraud Awareness Week, and Long Beach City Auditor Laura Doud says it's more important than ever to be alert.
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.
A car went out of control late Wednesday, rolled over and destroyed the parklet structure in front of Michael's On Naples, police said.
Both of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies who were ambushed and shot at close range Saturday night will likely recover, Sheriff Alex Villanueva said Sunday.
Long Beach police have arrested 12 people on suspicion of being involved in last year’s Halloween party shooting that left three dead and nine injured in the Rose Park neighborhood, officials said Tuesday, Sept. 8.
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.
The Long Beach Police Department has added a new office that will review how it polices the city and potentially help change some practices.
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 man, working as a security guard and attempting to stop a theft at a liquor store, was killed after he was thrown from the hood of the suspect’s sedan in Long Beach Thursday night, July 24, authorities said.
Third District Councilwoman Suzie Price has called a second Public Safety Committee meeting this Friday, July 24, to continue conversations about police use of force policies.
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 candlelight vigil honoring the memory of a shooting victim in Long Beach was interrupted by gunfire Monday night, June 29, leaving a woman dead and two others hospitalized, 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 …
The Long Beach Police Department along with the FBI was investigating alleged online threats of violence by three former officers toward activist Shaun King, after an article identifying the officers was released Thursday, June 25.
Long Beach has had a Citizens Police Complaint Commission (CPCC) since 1990 — and its role as an independent check of alleged police misconduct is under a microscope today.
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.
Explosions have set off car alarms, sent dogs scurrying for cover and disrupted sleep in neighborhoods all over Long Beach for nearly a month.
A review of the May 31 looting and violence in Long Beach tops the agenda for a City Council Public Safety Committee meeting set for Tuesday, June 23.
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.
More than 500 people gathered at Long Beach City College Friday afternoon, June 5, in yet another demonstration in a week of demonstrations against police brutality.
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.
After a day of demonstrations that devolved into vandalism, looting and arson, the calm that swept across Long Beach on Monday, June 1, was palpable.
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.