LOS ANGELES (AP) - Police say four people were killed and several were wounded in a series of Labor Day shootings in South LA. Detectives tell City News Service that two men were shot on Jefferson Boulevard last night, one fatally. About 90 minutes later a man and a woman were shot in an alley off 9th Avenue. The woman died. Earlier two people were killed near West Florence and South Vermont avenues.
PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) - LA County sheriff's officials say a deputy involved in a rollover accident on the 14 Freeway near Palmdale was treated for minor injuries. Lt. Rick Martinez tells City News Service that the female deputy remains hospitalized today. The deputy was returning to the Palmdale station after taking an inmate to jail.
SAN DIEGO (AP) - Police say a man drove off a dock at the San Diego Yacht Club in an apparent suicide attempt early yesterday. Harbor Police say a soaking wet man standing on the dock initially denied being the driver of the car. After admitting he had been behind the wheel, the unidentified man said he had been depressed and drove into the bay to kill himself. U-T San Diego reports the man was taken to a county mental health facility.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Chris Brown has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor assault in Washington, where he was accused of punching a man who tried to join a picture the singer was taking with two women outside a hotel. Brown was sentenced to time served today. Brown had previously acknowledged to a judge in Los Angeles that he had violated probation by committing a crime in Washington. He had been on probation for a 2009 attack on the singer Rihanna, his girlfriend at the time.
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