Trial of suspect in slain student case continues


The prosecution rested its case Friday in the trial of Alejandra Guerrero, who has been charged with the murder of USC graduate student, Xinran Ji. Jurors heard several rounds of testimony, starting with a forensic expert who confirmed that red stains found on a baseball bat believed to be the murder weapon were a perfect […]

Student robbed at gunpoint early Friday morning off-campus


A student was robbed at gunpoint in the early hours of Friday morning on the 1200 block of West Adams Boulevard, approximately a mile off-campus near the north end of Ellendale Place and Ralph’s grocery store. The victim arrived home alone just after 2 a.m. when a man and a woman approached her as she was walking up […]

Trial begins for suspect in slain USC student case


Opening statements in the trial for the murder of a USC graduate student were held on Friday at the Superior Court of Los Angeles County. The jury began hearing arguments in the case of Alejandra Guerrero, 18, who was one of four teenagers charged with killing Xinran Ji. Ji, a graduate engineering student from China, […]

USC Security Roundup


The following incidents were reported in the USC Dept. of Public Safety incident report summary between Sunday, Sept. 18, and Tuesday, Sept. 20. Crimes against a person At 3:20 p.m. on Sept. 20, a non-USC female reported that she and her sister had a verbal and physical altercation at the USC Keck Hospital. At 7:37 […]