The Secret Life of Johnny Lewis

He was a Hollywood actor who had it all—including a dark side that led to a grisly murder.

The Juiciest Pulp: 5 Killer L.A. Noir Covers—With A Twist

Listen you, we've done a round-up of our favorite pulpy paperbacks and added one soon-to-be classic. Read it, if you know what's good for ya
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A Suspect Has Been Arrested for Setting a Skid Row Resident on Fire

The community will gather to honor the victim, Darrell Fields

Read an Excerpt from James Ellroy’s New Novel Perfidia

Corrupt cops, ambitious police chemists, and gorgeous dilettantes populate the first book in his newest quartet

Some Santa Monica Residents Are Blaming a Spike in Crime on the Expo Line

But people blaming transit are on the wrong track
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Ashton Kutcher Is Set to Testify at the Hollywood Ripper Trial

The actor was casually dating Ashley Ellerin when she was viciously murdered in 2001
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L.A. Sheriff’s Department Rocked by Kobe Bryant Crash Scene Photo Scandal

When deputies were reported to be showing off gruesome photos of the deadly accident, Alex Villanueva's office didn't follow the "usual routine"

How the New Police Commission President Plans to Keep the Peace

Crime and police shootings are on the rise, causing friction between the LAPD and the people it serves. Matthew Johnson wants to change that

An Angeleno Describes Witnessing the Deadliest Mass Shooting in U.S. History

A local event producer saw acts of strength and heroism, and heartbreaking tragedy
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This Serial Killer Linked to 90 Murders Drew Haunting Portraits of His Victims

Samuel Little gave the FBI portraits of women he murdered decades ago