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02/20/15 - 73-year-old Missing Female NR15053jk

02/18/15 - Stand-in-a-Wall Gang Targeting Food for Less NR15052pv

02/09/15 - 29-Year-Old Missing Female NR15046dm

02/09/15 - Public Seminar: The Truth About Domestic Violence NR15047pv

01/23/15 - Fatal Gang-on-Gang Shooting NR15024pv

01/16/15 - 18-year-old Male Stabbed To Death NR 15015 jr

12/23/14 - Violent Paroled Rapist Cuts Off GPS and Runs NR14484jk

12/22/14 - Man Arrested in Murder of Neighbor NR14482pv

12/22/14 - Motorcyclist is Killed in Traffic Collision NR14483dm

12/22/14 - Detectives Investigating Fatal Neighbor Dispute NR14481pv

12/08/14 - Valley Traffic Division 2nd Annual Holiday Toy Drive and Luncheon for Domestic Violence Victims NA14233nv

11/09/14 - Homecoming Ends in Murder of Veteran NR14426pv

11/07/14 - Suspect Arrested for North Hills Murder NR14424pv

10/30/14 - Beware: The Shoulder Surfer! NR14409pv

10/23/14 - Robbery Spree Suspect Caught on Tape NR14394nv

10/20/14 - Law Enforcement and Elected Officials Provide Halloween Safety Tips NA14185sm

09/11/14 - Unveiling of LAPD Mission Area’s Little Free Library

08/11/14 - Husband Shoots Wife in Sylmar Home, Arrested NR14308pv

08/02/14 - Husband Kills Wife then Self NR14294pv/jm

07/18/14 - Suspect Identified in Double Murder NR14273PV/SF

07/11/14 - 14-Year-Old Female Twins Missing NR14263nv

06/12/14 - Summer 2014 Public Service Announcement Campaign “Buzzed Driving is Drunk Driving”

05/27/14 - Dead Man Found in Burning Lexus NR14201pv

05/21/14 - $50,000 Reward Offered in Connection with the Murder of Sergio Sanchez NA14097sm

05/20/14 - 63-Year-Old Sylmar Woman Missing NR14193sm

05/05/14 - Pizza with a Purpose Fundraiser Results NA14077rf

04/21/14 - Identify Cell Phone Store Bandits NR14152pv

03/31/14 - LAPD’s Valley Traffic Division “LOOK UP!” & Sober Graduation 2014 Campaign NA14047nv

03/25/14 - Son Stabs Mother in Sylmar Home NR14126pv

03/20/14 - Help Find Family’s Pet, “Tequila” NR14119pv-rf

03/14/14 - Man Found Fatally Shot in Sylmar NR14114pv

03/12/14 - Taekwondo Belt Rank Testing for LAPD Mission Area Youth Program NA 14039pv

03/10/14 - 60-Year-Old Missing Woman NR14101nv

03/04/14 - An Alternative to Traditional Policing: A Letter to Repeat Offenders NR14095pv

02/25/14 - Dead Man Found in Burning Car NR14083pv

02/20/14 - Composite Released of Sexual Predator NR14072pv

02/15/14 - 23-Year-Old Critical Missing Woman NR14065bb

02/06/14 - Detectives Searching for Identity of Good Samaritan NR14050PV

02/04/14 - Man Hangs onto Life after Shooting over Money NR14041pv

01/27/14 - Photographer Wanted in Child Molestation NR14031pv

01/15/14 - Tattooed Prowler in Mission Hills NR14017pv

12/23/13 - Hit and Run Collision Leaves Victim with Serious Injuries NR13543sm

12/18/13 - Woman Killed in Seven-Vehicle Collision NR13533rh

12/13/13 - Green-eyed Shooter Identified in Road-rage Murder NR13530pv

12/13/13 - Brother Fatally Shoots Invalid Sister at Hospital NR13528PV

12/10/13 - Media Availability

12/03/13 - Missing Elderly Man with Dementia NR13516rf

10/29/13 - LAPD Targets Impaired Drivers with DUI Checkpoint and Saturation Patrol NA13191gb

10/28/13 - 84-Year-Old Critical Missing Man NR13473gb

10/15/13 - Officer-Involved Shooting in the Mission Area NR13459ne

10/10/13 - Count-Three Bandit Hits Valley and More, Caught on Tape NR13455pv

10/02/13 - Free Women’s Self-Defense Workshop NA13170dm

09/12/13 - LAPD Baseball Swing-A-Thon 2013/Free Youth Baseball/Softball Clinic NA13142nv

09/06/13 - 54-Year-Old Critical Missing Female NR13417nv

09/05/13 - Addressing Neighborhood Blight, One House at a Time NR13416pv

09/05/13 - Vice Sting Nets 19 JOHNS for Soliciting Undercover Cops NR13415pv

09/04/13 - Prowler in Arleta NR13414pv

08/30/13 - Wanted for Question in Death of Woman on Freeway; Woman Identified NR13409pv

08/29/13 - Woman Falls from Car on Freeway; Killed by On-coming Cars NR13402pv

08/23/13 - Adult Son of Babysitter Arrested for Child Molestation, Hidden Cameras NR13395pv

08/06/13 - Robbery Arrests Unveil New Twist on Craigslist NR13264pv

08/05/13 - Suspect Arrested by Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC) Unit NR13260bb

07/31/13 - $200K Mercedes None the Worse for Wear NR13256pv

07/18/13 - LAPD Baseball Team Hosting Baseball Clinic for El Cariso County Park Summer Youths

07/17/13 - Sketches Released in Arleta Road-rage Shooting NR 13241pv

07/15/13 - Road Rage Incident Ends in Death NR13239pv

07/11/13 - Help Solve Gang Murder in North Hills NR13233pv

07/09/13 - Store Owner Shot to Death in Apparent Robbery NR133231pv

06/12/13 - 81-Year-Old Critical Missing Man NR13198cj

06/11/13 - Taekwondo Belt Rank Testing for LAPD Mission Area Youth Program NA13099cj

05/30/13 - Outstanding Panorama City Murder Suspect Arrested NR13178pv

05/30/13 - Arrest of Man Suspected in Stalking Girls in Sylmar NR13177pv

05/29/13 - BEWARE: Man Approaching Children Near School NR13174pv

05/17/13 - LAPD Open House Mission Police Station NR13166pv

05/14/13 - That’s Not Santa! NR13162pv

05/08/13 - 7th District Council Office Funds Allotted for SF Valley Party Car NA13077pv

05/02/13 - Strange Man Seen Blowing Kisses near School NR13145pv-rf

05/01/13 - Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month NA13068df

04/15/13 - Up-skirt Peeping Tom Arrested, Caught on Video NR13123pv

04/12/13 - One Arrested; One at Large in Gang Shooting from March 17 NR13122pv

04/11/13 - Continuation School Student Arrested for Kidnapping Classmate NR13121sm

04/02/13 - Speeding Driver Dies after Severe Collisions Detectives Still Looking for Answers about What Happened NR13114rf

04/01/13 - Red-Car Flasher Arrested, Charged with 19 Counts NR 13110pv

03/30/13 - Teen Fatally Shot in Panorama City NR13108pv

03/28/13 - Spanish Speakers Targeted in Con Artist Lotto Scams NR13102sm

03/27/13 - Detectives are Searching for Attempt Murder Suspects NR13100df

03/17/13 - Man Fatally Shot in Panorama City NR13086pv

02/21/13 - Good Samaritan Saves Life NR13053am

02/18/13 - Detectives Return Champ’s Belts, Taken in Burglary NR13051pv

01/23/13 - Ceremony Honoring Valley Traffic Division Officers Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice NA13013SF

01/03/13 - Help Identify the Red Car Flasher NR13008pv

12/30/12 - Officer-Involved Shooting (OIS) in Mission NR12602ne

12/16/12 - Grandson Arrested for Stabbing Grandmother to Death NR12579pv

12/14/12 - Sketch Released: Ear Gauge Stalker

12/11/12 - BOLO: The Ear Gauge Stalker NR12564pv

12/07/12 - Felony Hit and Run Traffic Collision LAPD Motor Officer involved NR12557vh

11/26/12 - Duffel Bag Bandits Hit Phone Store Twice, Caught On Tape NR12543pv

11/21/12 - Sylmar Resident Convicted in 2010 Murder NR12538pv/rf

11/19/12 - LAPD Knock-Knock Task Force Items are now available for on-line viewing and identification NR12517LG

11/16/12 - A Study in How to Get Caught NR12520pv

11/15/12 - Man Arrested in Connection with Valley Murder NR12517an

11/01/12 - San Fernando Valley Fraud Ring Busted NR12499SF

10/28/12 - Quick Arrest in Fatal Stabbing at Sylmar Birthday Party NR12495pv

10/26/12 - Suspects Shoot at Officers While in Pursuit NR12492ne

10/09/12 - Man on Moped Exposes Self to Girl NR12466rf

10/08/12 - Burglar Nabbed Thanks to GPS Bracelet NR12465pv

10/05/12 - Man Shot, Killed in Quiet Sylmar Neighborhood NR12462pv

09/06/12 - Woman Intentionally Set Ablaze Clinging to Life NR12413kr

08/28/12 - Hit and Run Suspect Sought NR12404bb

08/22/12 - The Anatomy of a Copper Theft NR12396pv

08/09/12 - Students, Parents Beware in Sylmar NR12382pv

08/08/12 - Students, Parents Beware in Sylmar Man Exposes Himself to Two Young Girls NR12378pv/rf

08/06/12 - Help Catch These Pacoima Burglars NR12372pv

07/31/12 - Panorama City Double-murder Suspect Arrested NR12361pv

07/30/12 - Fatal Hit and Run Traffic Collision in Panorama City NR12359cj

07/27/12 - Felon Tied to Robbery Series in San Fernando Valley NR12357pv

07/26/12 - Suspect Arrested in Case of Fatal Shooting NR12352pv

07/25/12 - Drug-related Fatal Shooting in Sylmar NR12354pv

07/19/12 - LAPD Announce DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrol NA12171rh

07/17/12 - 42-Year-Old Missing Woman NR12336bb

07/06/12 - “Media Training Day” NA12158rl

06/28/12 - Two Men Gunned Down While Standing on Sidewalk NR12300df

06/26/12 - Traffic Collision Leaves One Dead NR12294rh

06/26/12 - Man Missing from Mission Area NR12293kr

06/26/12 - Near Drownings in Arleta NR12292jr

06/19/12 - DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint and DUI Saturation Patrols

05/10/12 - DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrol NA12106bb

04/26/12 - 12-Year-Old Missing Girl NR12192kr

04/18/12 - LAPD Announce DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoints and DUI Saturation Patrol

04/04/12 - Task Force Targets Burglary Suspects Photos of Burglary Suspects and Stolen Property will also be Available for Viewing

04/03/12 - Sexual Predator on the Prowl Females Advised to Keep Their Eyes and Ears Open NR12154kr

04/02/12 - Critical Missing Person NR121153kr

03/23/12 - Man Found Murdered in Medical Facility Basement NR12144SF

03/15/12 - Police Seek Witnesses to Fatal Train Traffic Collision NR12122gb

03/05/12 - Teen Death Possibly Related to Binge Drinking NR120104kr

02/15/12 - DUI & Driver’s License Checkpoint Followed by DUI Saturation Patrol

02/15/12 - 12-Year-Old at Risk Missing Juvenile NR12082rh

02/03/12 - Valley Traffic Division Sobriety and Driver’s License Checkpoint

01/30/12 - Missing Juvenile-Alfonso Mendez NR12051k

01/12/12 - LAPD Sergeant arrested for Workers’ Compensation Fraud NR12018AN

12/28/11 - Family Reunited with Their Family Pets NR11600ne

12/14/11 - 8th Annual San Fernando Valley Christmas Celebration and Toy Giveaway One of the Largest Community Holiday Events in the City

11/23/11 - LAPD Announce DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint and DUI Saturation Patrols

11/21/11 - 11-Year-Old Missing Boy NR11542gb

10/24/11 - 45-Year-Old Missing Man NR11499gb

10/15/11 - Operation “Render Safe” NR11482jr

10/04/11 - Beware Bandits Snatching Gold Chains in the Valley NR11456df

09/28/11 - Taekwondo Belt Rank Testing for LAPD Mission Area Youth Program

09/20/11 - Child Safety Seat Iinspection, Education & Enoforcement Operation NR11214ne

09/19/11 - Barricaded Suspect Surrenders to Police NR11438cj

08/17/11 - Missing Person Emilio Robles-Ramirez NR11382cj

08/10/11 - Two Suspects Arrested in the Death of 17-Year-Old Cyclist NR11367gb

08/09/11 - Two arrests made in the death of 17-year-old Cyclist NA11182gb

07/27/11 - Fundraiser for Mission Area Officer Fighting for his Life

07/07/11 - Man Shot after Confronting Tagger NR11308rf

06/29/11 - Missing 12-Year-Old and 14-Year -Old Girls NR11298bb

06/10/11 - Youth Leadership Summit

06/08/11 - Family Dispute Leads to Homicide NR11259cj

05/26/11 - Burglar Caught on Video Kicking Door Open NR11200kr

05/19/11 - 15-Year-Old Critical Missing NR11237cj

04/28/11 - Mission Officers Involved in OIS NR11189mjg

04/25/11 - Officer Shot in Sylmar Released from Hospital NR11180gb

04/06/11 - Man found Dead inside a Residence after Shooting an Officer NR11148rh

04/06/11 - Community Redevelopment Agency Funds High Tech Crime Fighting NA11059jr

04/05/11 - Donation Account Opened To Assist Officer Steven Jenkins NR11146gb

03/17/11 - Community Redevelopment Agency Funds High Tech Crime Fighting Wireless Camera System Goes Live in Mission Area

03/15/11 - Crosswalk Education, Safety & Enforcement Operation

02/10/11 - LAPD Announce DUI/Driver’s License Checkpoint

01/12/11 - Critical Missing Woman NR11018

01/11/11 - 12-Year-Old Middle School Student Missing NR11016kr

01/06/11 - Investigation of Man Hoarding Nearly 100 Cats NR11011rf

12/22/10 - Stepfather Shoots and Kills His Stepson NR10592SF

12/21/10 - 81-Year-Old Missing Woman NR10586cj

12/20/10 - Fight between Two Students Results in Fatality NR10585rf

12/13/10 - Retiring LAPD Captain Partners with his Son for his Final Patrol Shift NA10339SF

12/07/10 - LAPD Announce DUI/Driver's License Checkpoint NA10333cj

11/22/10 - Holiday Reminder-Lock It, Hide It, Keep It Don't Let the Grinches Steal Your Holiday Spirit NR10545kr

11/12/10 - 16-year-old Girl Missing NR10537gb

11/07/10 - An Argument Leads to a Stabbing Death NR10524cj

10/25/10 - 13-Year-Old Girl Missing, Possibly Bound for Detroit, Michigan NR10501SF

10/20/10 - Valley Teen Killed in Hit and Run Collision NR10493kr

10/02/10 - Driver Arrested After a Fatal Collision With a Bicyclist NR10476cj

09/30/10 - Father and Son Shot While Walking NR10470ne

09/10/10 - Mission Area Community Youth Festival NA10247kr

08/19/10 - Multi-Victim Shooting; Possible Connection to Missing 13-Year-Old Girl NA10217kr

08/18/10 - 92-Year-Old Missing Woman

08/18/10 - Shooting at Childs Party Injures Six NR10411kr

08/17/10 - 13-Year-Old Girl Missing, Public's Help Needed to Find Her NR10404kr

08/08/10 - Missing Person Shawn William Tischler NR10396SF

08/06/10 - Man is Killed Driving down the Street NR10391kr

08/03/10 - Lock It, Hide It, Keep It NR10383kr

07/28/10 - Two Women Wanted for Questioning About Illegal Cosmetic Surgery

07/28/10 - Illegal Cosmetic Operation NR10320rh

05/28/10 - Armed Man Advances on LAPD Officer - Officer Involved Shooting Occurs NR10287ah

05/04/10 - Mission Hills Fatal Hit-and-Run Collision NR10230rf

04/23/10 - Vandals Arrested after Attack on Australian Cameraman

04/22/10 - Police Officer Involved in Fatal Crash

03/26/10 - Los Angeles Police Looking for 11 Year-Old Habitual Runaway NR10155ah

03/26/10 - 80-Year-Old Man Critical Missing NR10159gb

03/19/10 - Officer-Involved Shooting in Panorama City NR10130rf

03/04/10 - LAPDs Ride to Arrest Cancer Charity Bike Ride

02/04/10 - Liquor Store Shooting NA10055ks

01/16/10 - 29-Year-Old Female Murdered in the San Fernando Area NR10023rh

12/08/09 - LAPD Mission Division Hosts 6th Annual Toy Giveaway Celebration

12/06/09 - Sister Charged With Stabbing 17-Year-Old Brother NR09572ah

11/21/09 - Flood and Debris Flow-Preparation Town Hall Meeting NA09315kr

11/04/09 - Domestic Violence Suspect Causes Serious Injury to Estranged Wife NR09531kr

09/18/09 - Publics Help Needed to Find Missing Man

08/02/09 - Mid-Morning Shooting Leaves One Man Dead NR09374gb

07/31/09 - Suspect Apprehended After Grocery Store Theft NR09367rh

06/30/09 - 10-Year-Old in Critical Condition After Road Rage Incident NR09309kr

06/19/09 - 29-Year-Old Woman Missing NR09297ne

05/20/09 - Attempted Kidnapping Suspect Arrested NR09247rf

05/15/09 - Family Need Help Finding Missing Person - NR09235ah

05/13/09 - Domestic Violence, Murder, Kidnap, Carjack Suspect Leads PoliceOn Dangerous Pursuit - NR09232kr

03/31/09 - Officer Shooting in Mission Area

03/20/09 - Public's Help Needed in Brutal Home Invasion

03/18/09 - Public's Help Needed in Brutal Home Invasion

02/27/09 - Man Left Shot in Front of Hospital

02/03/09 - Police Dog Finds Disabled Missing Girl

01/21/09 - Son Accused in Beating Death

01/13/09 - Vehicle Involved in Hit and Run Sought

12/31/08 - Gang Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, 2 Hospitalized in Panorama City

11/30/08 - Birthday Party Turns Deadly

11/18/08 - Community Alert - Oakridge Park Fire - UPDATE

11/12/08 - Government Officials Launch Great ShakeOut Earthquake Preparedness Exercises

10/25/08 - Man Shot and Killed as a Result of an Ongoing Dispute

10/14/08 - Fire Related Street Closures and Motorist Alerts

09/14/08 - Two Die in Traffic Accident

08/22/08 - Valley Traffic Sobriety Checkpoint

08/13/08 - Officers Investigate Man Accused of Child Abuse

08/13/08 - Officers Investigate Man Accused of Child Abuse

06/08/08 - Suspect in Custody for Killing a Man Seated in his Parked Car

06/08/08 - Suspect in Custody for Killing a Man Seated in his Parked Car

05/30/08 - Vehicle under Surveillance Pulled Over with Armed Suspects

04/17/08 - Hit and Run Driver Sought

04/10/08 - 11-Year-Old Girl Missing

03/09/08 - Illegal Soapbox Derby Racer Dies

03/08/08 - Mentally Disabled Woman Missing

03/05/08 - Missing Young Woman in Need of Seizure Medication

02/07/08 - Felony Assault Suspect Charges Officers

01/16/08 - Hit and Run Suspect Arrested

01/09/08 - Dedication Ceremony for LAPD Valley Bomb Squad Facility

01/08/08 - Baby Dangled Over Motel Railing Rescued by LAPD Officers

01/08/08 - Gang Initiative News Conference

01/04/08 - Dedication Ceremony for LAPD Valley Bomb Squad Facility

12/20/07 - Police Searching for Attempt Kidnap Suspect

12/19/07 - Valley Hit by Latin Lotto Scam

12/12/07 - San Fernando Valley Toy Giveaway and Concert

11/20/07 - Holiday Safety During Shopping

11/04/07 - 4-Suspects Arrested in Late Night Crime Spree

11/02/07 - Efforts to Reduce Gang Activity

10/08/07 - Robbers Shown in Photographs

09/18/07 - San Fernando Valley Man Found Dead

08/27/07 - Anti Crime Billboard Unveiling

08/10/07 - Bank Robber Shot By Officers

08/02/07 - LAPD Officers Assaulted

08/01/07 - Suspect Charged with 4 Counts of Attempted Murder on Police

07/29/07 - Los Angeles Police Detective Killed in Freeway Pileup

07/22/07 - Man Found Lying in Hallway, Dies from Multiple Stab Wounds

07/22/07 - Man Found Lying in Hallway, Dies from Multiple Stab Wounds

07/16/07 - Partygoer Shot and Killed

07/03/07 - $50,000 Reward Offered

07/01/07 - One Killed in Mission Hills Shooting

06/29/07 - Vicious Dog Attacks Officer

06/27/07 - LAPD Valley Bureau Announces Plans for a Safe July 4th

06/27/07 - Officer Fires Weapon Accidentally

06/12/07 - Check Cashing Store Robbers Captured on Video

05/25/07 - Hit and Run Driver Arrested for Killing a Pedestrian

05/14/07 - Carjacker Treated for Injury After Stealing Taxicab

03/27/07 - Shooting Investigation Turns Into Murder Investigation

03/14/07 - LAPD AND LAFD Help Fight Childhood Cancer

03/02/07 - LAPD AND LAFD Help Fight Childhood Cancer

02/02/07 - Gang Drive-By Shooting in Valley

01/29/07 - Two Bodies Found in House Fire

01/22/07 - Verbal Dispute Turns Deadly

01/18/07 - Shooting Victim Targeted by Gang Members

01/12/07 - Local Gang member Shoots Officer

01/10/07 - French Police Media Availability

12/08/06 - San Fernando Valley Christmas Toy Giveaway

12/03/06 - Valley Shooting Claims a Life

11/06/06 - Officer hurt during struggle with Suspect

10/06/06 - Mission Area Town Hall Meeting

09/23/06 - Van Nuys Man Shot in Car, Dies at Local Hospital

09/15/06 - School Employee Arrested for Sexual Assault

09/09/06 - LAPD Trick Task Force Operation

08/17/06 - Spate of Truck Tailgate Thefts in San Fernando Valley

08/05/06 - Father Abducts Children From Park In Panorama City

07/18/06 - 71-Year-Old Man Suffering From Alzheimer's Missing

06/29/06 - Missing 77-Year- Old Granada Hills Man with Alzheimer's

06/09/06 - LAPD Mission Division Open Their Doors

04/27/06 - Sylmar Woman Murdered by Son

03/23/06 - Four Juveniles Escape Sylmar Juvenile Hall

03/13/06 - Man Found Shot

03/06/06 - Boy Dies in Granada Hills Traffic Collision

03/03/06 - News Conference To Announce $50,000 Reward For Murder

01/11/06 - Witnesses needed for Officers Crash

12/23/05 - Elderly Man Killed by Hit and Run Driver

11/22/05 - Man Found Shot in Mission Hills

05/01/05 - Mission Hills Community Meets Their New Senior Lead Officers

04/28/05 - Dedication of LAPD's Newest Community Police Station - Mission Area

04/12/05 - Spike Strip and Pit Maneuver Demonstration

01/04/05 - LAPD Promoting Traffic Safety Around Schools

10/06/04 - Chief's Monthly News Availability Press Conference

09/23/04 - Newborn Found in Trash Dumpster

08/06/04 - Officer-Involved Shooting with Robbery Suspect

07/16/04 - The 4th Annual LAPD Celebrity Baseball Swing-A-Thon and Baseball Game between the LAPD and NYPD

10/03/03 - At Risk Adult Missing

06/26/03 - Fun in the Sun and Baseball with LAPD

06/23/03 - Batter Up for LA Youth Program

08/26/02 - New Technology for Emergency Response

05/23/01 - LAPD Fundraiser Baseball Event and Award Ceremony

04/19/01 - Pyramid Scheme Suspects Arrested

04/13/01 - Drive By Shooting Investigation

03/20/01 - Groundbreaking Ceremony For LAPD's Newest Community Police Station

01/17/01 - Fundraiser: Food 4 Less and Milk-Bone to Donate New K-9 to LAPD Canine Unit

06/29/00 - One Dead in Fatal Traffic Collision