News Releases & Advisories

December 30, 2020: District Attorney George Gascón Issues Statement on Legal Challenge and Commends Court for Declining to Issue a TRO

From serving as a beat cop with the LAPD to Chief of Police in some of America’s most conservative and progressive cities, I have spent my life ensuring those who pose a threat to our community are held accountable and kept away from the rest of us.

December 30, 2020: Woman Charged with Fatal Hit-and-Run of Two Boys in Westlake Village

A 57-year-old woman has been charged with fatally running over two young boys then fleeing the scene in September, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

December 29, 2020: Whittier Man Charged with Killing Wife

A 41-year-old man has been charged with fatally shooting his estranged wife inside a department store in Whittier on Dec. 22, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

December 18, 2020: District Attorney George Gascón Issues Amended Directive on Sentencing Enhancements

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón announced in a letter to the community today that his office would seek sentencing enhancements in hate crimes, crimes against children and the elderly and other crimes that meet certain criteria.

December 17, 2020: District Attorney George Gascón Launches Crime Victims Advisory Board

Los Angeles County District Attorney George Gascón has established the office’s first Crime Victims Advisory Board comprised of members who will advise him on best practices for helping victims of crime become survivors.

December 16, 2020: CORRECTION: $1 Million Settlement Reached in Santa Monica Hotel Case

The owners of a luxury hotel built in Santa Monica without the required permits have agreed to pay a total of $1 million in penalties and restitution, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

December 15, 2020: MEDIA ADVISORY: Officer-Involved Shooting Reports for November 2020 Posted

The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office today posted on its website 16 officer-involved shooting (OIS) reports for November 2020.

December 11, 2020: Man Pleads to 2019 Shooting at Torrance Mall

A man pleaded no contest today to shooting a 22-year-old man at the Del Amo Fashion Center in Torrance last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced. 

December 9, 2020: Lancaster Man Charged with Decapitating Two Children, Abuse of Two More

A Lancaster father of four has been charged with decapitating his teenage son and daughter and abusing his other two boys last week, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced today.

December 3, 2020: Missouri Man Charged with Arson, Assault at Westfield Century City Mall

A 27-year-old Missouri man pleaded no contest today to setting a fire inside the Westfield Century City Mall last year, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office announced.

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