Richard Winton Investigative Crime Writer
  • Los Angeles
  • LA Times

Richard Winton is an investigative crime writer for the Los Angeles Times and part of the team that won the Pulitzer Prize for public service in 2011.

305 Articles
16 days ago
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LAPD detective charged with trying to buy illegal gun silencer from China

LAPD Det. Luke Walden has been charged with attempted possession of a silencer, a felony, according to the L.A. Count...

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18 days ago
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Driver in crash that hurt recruits fell asleep at wheel, lawyer says, disputing sheriff's claims

A lawyer for Nicholas Joseph Gutierrez says the Diamond Bar man fell asleep while driving to work when his car veered...

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19 days ago
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Sheriff's recruit in grave condition; one of 25 trainees hit by car in South Whittier

One of 25 L.A. County sheriff’s recruits injured when a driver plowed into the group while they were out during a tra...

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22 days ago
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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after car slams into group of L.A. County sheriff's...

A man has been arrested after a vehicle hit a group of L.A. County Sheriff’s Department cadets who were out on a trai...

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23 days ago
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What we know about the victims and driver in the crash that hurt 25 sheriff’s recruits

Five L.A. County sheriff’s recruits were critically injured Wednesday when a driver plowed into a large group during ...

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23 days ago
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10 L.A. County sheriff's cadets jogging in Whittier struck by car

Ten Los Angeles County sheriff's cadets were injured Wednesday morning when a driver plowed into them during a mornin...

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about 1 month ago
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Autopsy performed on Aaron Carter, but cause of death still not known

L.A. County coroner's officials await chemical tests to determine cause of death of singer Aaron Carter, whose body w...

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about 1 month ago
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Police found Paul Pelosi, suspect struggling over hammer. What we know about the attack

The attacker who confronted Nancy Pelosi's husband Paul in their home yelled, 'Where is Nancy? Where is Nancy?,' a so...

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about 1 month ago
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Autopsy to determine how Leslie Jordan died as mourning fans flock to crash site

An autopsy is planned Tuesday to determine how Leslie Jordan died after his BMW slammed into a building at Cahuenga B...

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about 2 months ago
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Ex-UCLA gynecologist James Heaps guilty of sexually abusing patients

A jury has found former UCLA gynecologist James Heaps guilty of sexually abusing female patients from 2009 to 2018.

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about 2 months ago
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After the Brink's heist, where did the stolen jewelry go?

Understanding the jewelry world's black market may be key to tracing the whereabouts of a multimillion-dollar haul st...

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about 2 months ago
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$32-million settlement approved in child abuse death of 10-year-old Anthony Avalos

L.A. County supervisors approve $32-million settlement in abuse death of 10-year-old Anthony Avalos in spite of repea...

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