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Coroner: Woman killed on Telegraph road was beaten, stabbed

DOWNEY – The coroner’s office determined that a South Gate woman killed Saturday was beaten and stabbed to death. Alvina Jimenez, 31, died from “blunt and sharp force injury,” according…

Police arrest man in El Paso on suspicion of Downey killing

DOWNEY — Police arrested a man in El Paso on suspicion of killing a 31-year-old woman in a Downey apartment. Gary Anthony Chavez, 44, of Downey turned himself into police…

UPDATE: Man accused of assault after all-night police standoff in Downey

DOWNEY – Police on Tuesday arrested a 24-year-old Downey man after a nearly 9-hour standoff in an apartment complex. Jeffrey Zuniga was booked on suspicion of assault with a deadly…

96-degree weather expected for first day of school

DOWNEY – The National Weather Service predicted temperatures as high as 96 degrees Tuesday and Wednesday as a high pressure system is expected to bring hot winds over much of…

5 more cars stolen from Downey in one day

Five cars were stolen from Downey streets on Friday. According to police records, cars were reported stolen from: the 8200 block of Firestone Boulevard at 2:26 p.m. the 12300 block…

Districting showdown expected at supervisors meeting

The big showdown of supervisorial districts is scheduled for Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting. The Board will vote on new supervisorial maps based on 2010 Census data. The map that…

2 South Gate men killed in fatal collisions over Labor Day weekend

2 South Gate men killed in fatal collisions over Labor Day weekend

Two people were killed in fatal auto collisions in South Gate over the Labor Day weekend. An elderly man was killed around 1:30 a.m. Monday after crashing his car into…

Labor Day comes with hot weather, expensive gas

Looks like a day to stay home and swim. Labor Day will be hot and muggy, while gas prices continue to climb. The National Weather Service is predicting temperatures in…

Police find body in apartment on Telegraph Road, murder suspected

DOWNEY – Police are investigating the death of a woman after they found the woman’s body inside an apartment. Police performing a welfare check found the body around 11:15 p.m.┬áSaturday…