Detectives have made an arrest in Wednesday's homicide in Lompoc. 23 year-old Phillip Joseph Johnson of Lompoc was arrested Thursday.
It happened in the 1700 block of Calle Lindero, which is in the city's Mission Hills area. At about 10 PM Wednesday, dispatchers got a 911 hang up call.... more »
The attorney defending the local man accused in a Christmas Day double homicide says he needs more time to review doctor's reports related to his client's mental competency.
Thursday morning, 20-year-old Andrew Downs was due in a San Luis Obispo courtroom for a hearing related to the release of... more »
The release of a third doctor's reports on the mental health of an Atascadero man accused in a double murder is delayed.
20-year-old Andrew Downs was expected in a San Luis Obispo court Thursday morning, to find out a third doctor's take on his mental status. Two doctors were... more »
The release of a third doctor's reports on Andrew Downs' mental competency is delayed until next week.
Thursday morning, a third doctor was expected to release his or her findings on the mental competency of Andrew Downs. He is the only suspect in a double homicide that happened back... more »
The Lompoc Police Department says it has an announcement about its investigation into a homicide that happened in January.
Lompoc Police Captain Larry Ralston says there are major developments in the shooting murder of Ysidro Madera. That happened on January 20th, on the 200 blk. of North K St.... more »
Santa Barbara County Sheriff's Detectives say they have arrested two people in connection to a homicide near Arroyo Burro Beach last week.
On Thursday, detectives say a witness reported that 44-year-old Robert Simpson was stabbed by a young man near the Hendry's Beach parking lot. Simpson died from his... more »
Santa Maria police say four area high school students are in custody after they planned to retaliate for a gang-related murder over the weekend.
Officers say the students are from Pioneer Valley and Santa Maria High Schools. According to officers, the students were planning a fight or possible drive-by... more »
Michael Jackson's doctor is expected to head back to work at his Houston medical clinic this morning.
It's the first time Dr. Conrad Murray has been back at the clinic since Jackson died on June 25.
Murray has been at the center of a homicide investigation since admitting to... more »