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Did A Fight About Bad Grades Prompt Teen to Shoot His ICE Agent Dad?
The 14-year-old boy who allegedly shot his father, an Immigration and Customs Enforcement special agent, will enter a plea today. He's being charged with murder and prosecutors will seek to try him as an adult.
The boy, whose name has not been released, is due to appear in Compton juvenile court today, according to City News Service. He is accused of fatally shooting his 42-year-old father, Myron Chisem, last Wednesday in their Carson home after an argument about the boy's grades.
Deputy District Attorney Todd Hicks told KTLA-TV that the boy was upset over disciplinary issues at home, and grades was one of them.
Shawn Butler, a man who described himself as one of the victim's best friends as well as a former ICE colleague told the Los Angeles Times that he never noticed any sign of trouble between the father and son and that they had a good relationship.
Southern California's Snow-Capped Mountains Are Beautiful. Here's Where To Maximize The View (And Snap A Great Picture)It's been many, many years since we saw this much snow in our mountains. Going up there right now isn't safe, but here are some places where you can enjoy the view and snap a pic.
April Valentine died at Centinela Hospital. Her daughter was born by emergency C-section. She'd gone into the pregnancy with a plan, knowing Black mothers like herself were at higher risk.
A look at years past when snows creeped into our citified neighborhoods, away from the mountains and foothills.
In the face of a drier future, that iconic piece of Americana is on its way out in Southern California.
Another Missing Hiker Has Been Found Dead In San Gabriels As Search For Actor Julian Sands ContinuesBob Gregory, 62, went missing the same day as Sands. His body was recovered near Mount Islip.