The family's attorney called the shooting "unjustified." The LAPD is investigating the circumstances and sent home the three officers involved. The city did not immediately comment on the claim.
Three LAPD officers are sent home pending a full investigation into an officer involved shooting that killed an unarmed, reckless driver last Friday.
Prosecutors call one last witness to refute defense claims that Thomas died from heart failure, not respiratory failure -- a key difference the case could hinge on
The president commuted the sentences of eight people convicted on cocaine-related charges and pardoned 13 others convicted of other offenses.
LA Police Chief Charlie Beck confirms details of the shooting in an interview with KPCC's Larry Mantle; he says he will decide Thursday whether officers involved will return to duty.
LAPD is bringing back its annual pedestrian citation campaign to downtown Los Angeles for the holidays, a time that LAPD says car accidents tend to tick up.
Testimony over four days was intended to show that Kelly Thomas had a history of violence and that the officers involved in the altercation acted appropriately.
A 29-year-old is in custody on suspicion of setting a wildfire that left one person dead and destroyed hundreds of structures in Shasta County.
Kurt Mix was convicted for hindering a grand jury's investigation by deleting text messages that had information about the worst offshore oil spill in the nation's history, prosecutors argued.
Authorities say workers sorting trash at a Southern California plant got a shock when they found a human body on the conveyor belt.
Downtown Angelenos may be the first to encounter their local Los Angeles Police Department officer equipped with a new on-body camera.
The maximum penalties for a bomb hoax are five years in prison and a $250,000 fine, prosecutors said.
Reno police said the man entered the Center for Advanced Medicine at Renown Regional Medical Center with at least one gun and began shooting.
An official with the L.A. County Sheriff's Department admitted that the department hired about 80 people with serious issues in their backgrounds.
Ciancia faces three charges related to the fatal shooting of TSA officer Gerardo Hernandez last month, which carry possible sentences of life in prison or death.