Woman found guilty in death of USC student

An 18-year-old woman was found guilty Thursday of the murder of USC graduate student Xinran Ji, who was killed during an attempted robbery off campus in 2014. Jurors convicted Alejandra Guerrero on all counts for charges of first-degree murder, second-degree attempted robbery and assault with a deadly weapon in Ji’s case. She was also found […]

Two suspects in usc robbery case are in custody

Two suspects have been arrested and taken into custody in connection with a robbery that took place in the early hours of Friday morning on the 1200 block of West Adams Boulevard, according to a statement released Saturday by the Department of Public Safety. The Los Angeles Police Department and DPS identified the suspects by […]

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, […]