LAPD arrests four suspects in Viterbi student murder

The Los Angeles Police Department held a press conference at 4 p.m. Monday to announce the arrest of four suspects in connection with the murder of USC graduate student Xinran Ji. According to LAPD Commander Bill Scott of the South Bureau, Johnathan DelCarmen, 19, and Andrew Garcia, 18, were arrested and will be charged with […]

Venice Beach lightning strike victim identified as USC student

The lone fatality of a lightning strike at Venice Beach on Sunday was identified by his uncle as 20-year-old Nick Fagnano, an incoming junior transfer student to USC, according to Southern California Public Radio, 89.3 KPCC. Fagnano graduated from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Calif. in 2012 and previously attended Santa Barbara City […]

Graduate student found dead in City Park Apartments

A 24-year-old Chinese male graduate student was found dead Thursday morning on the fourth floor of City Park Apartments on W. 30th Street and Vermont Avenue. According to LAPD Sergeant Barry Montgomery, LAPD Southwest division received a radio call from an ambulance at 7 a.m. Thursday to investigate a death. When officers arrived, they discovered the […]

USC Alumnus Louis Zamperini dies at 97

Famed Olympian, World War II veteran and lifelong Trojan, USC alumnus Louis Zamperini, ’40, died Wednesday in Los Angeles after a battle with pneumonia. He was 97. “After a 40-day battle for his life, he peacefully passed away in the presence of his entire family, leaving behind a legacy that has touched so many lives,” Zamperini’s family […]