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Driver arrested in El Monte hit-and-run that critically injured pedestrian may have been intoxicated: Police

After quickly tracking down a suspect in a hit-and-run that critically injured a female pedestrian iin El Monte Wednesday, investigators are now working to determine if he was intoxicated at the time of the crash, officials said. Multiple witnesses called 911 around 3:15 p.m. to report a hit-and-run in the 4300 block of Cypress Avenue, […]

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CBS Los Angeles

Community Honors Fallen Soldier Cpl. Mac Ortiz Of El Monte

In honor of Cpl. Marc Ortiz’s service, a new affordable housing community is being built in El Monte. It will be named Plaza Ortiz and will provide housing to low-income families and homeless veterans.

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SGV Tribune

El Monte used $152,000 grant to hire security firm that employed its police chief

After the issue was disclosed, the city ended its contract with Absolute International Security and Police Chief David Reynoso resigned his position as the company’s chief of operations.

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KTLA

60-year-old El Monte massage therapist arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting 3 clients

A massage therapist who was providing services out of his home has been arrested for the alleged sexual assault of three clients, the El Monte Police Department reported. Jorge Alberto Garcia-Zuniga, 60, is facing three felony counts of sexual penetration of an unconscious person by fraudulent representation, police said Wednesday in a news release. Garcia-Zuniga, […]

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SGV Tribune

Man shot to death in El Monte, shooter at large

The shooting happened about 4:10 p.m. in the 9800 block of Rio Hondo Parkway, according to Deputy Eva Mendez.

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CBS Los Angeles

Man Shot To Death In El Monte, Shooter At Large

A man was shot to death Sunday in El Monte and the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department is assisting El Monte police in its investigation.

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CBS Los Angeles

Hospital Surge Tent Turned Into Show Of Appreciation For El Monte Nurses, Healthcare Workers

American Career College put together an appreciation event Tuesday for hospital workers at the Greater El Monte Community Hospital by turning the once-surge tent into a relaxation lounge with gift bags and treats.

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CBS Los Angeles

‘Our Hearts Are Still Sad’: Family Of Man Who Disappeared 28 Years Ago Holding Out Hope For Justice

Austin Jay Smith, a 23-year-old aspiring accountant, walked out of his El Monte home on the night of March 23, 1993 for a meeting with his former boss. That was the last time his family saw him.

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CBS Los Angeles

El Monte PD Releases Sketch Of Man Wanted In Connection With Fatal Hit-And-Run

The El Monte Police Department Tuesday released a sketch of a man wanted in connection with a fatal hit-and-run.

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CBS Los Angeles

Family, Friends Mourn Motorcyclist Killed In El Monte Hit-And-Run

The crash happened in the area of Peck Road and Lower Azusa at about 7 p.m. Saturday, El Monte police Lt. Pete Rasic said. The motorcyclist was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.