Crime & Justice
A hatchet-wielding man attacked a group of patrol officers in a busy commercial district in Queens on Thursday, injuring two before the other officers shot and killed him.Add your comments
The August 11 shooting of Ezell Ford in South LA triggered numerous protests and comparisons to the police killing of Michael Brown in Missouri.
Kings defenseman Slava Voynov's attorney is hopeful the NHL will end his indefinite suspension after reviewing the events that led to Voynov's arrest.
Officers have frequently locked inmates in their cells based on which races were involved in the riot, even if individual inmates of that race were not directly implicated.
The chief fired Frank Lyga on Tuesday and it became official on Wednesday when the paperwork was sent to the city's Police Commission.
A Canadian soldier and one gunman were reported dead in shooting attacks at a war memorial and the nation's Parliament building.
A federal judge has fined a California company $25 million for misleading 110,000 people to buy into a work-at-home scheme that almost never paid off.
Bryan Stow spoke to ESPN from his parents' home in the Northern California city of Capitola, making faces for the camera, joking about the Giants margin of victory, and saying he was happy to be alive.
Plaintiffs say the jail keeps gay, bisexual and transgendered inmates apart from the general population, where they have little access to programs that can help them earn shorter sentences.
Many of the instances of force in LA County Jails involved the use of control holds and chemical agents such as Mace. Assistant Sheriff Terri McDonald shares more behind the trend.
A passenger bus was shot at in South Los Angeles on Tuesday afternoon, L.A. Metro spokesperson Paul Gonzales tells KPCC. No one was injured in the shooting.
Police say Christine Bulicz was charged Monday with felony grand theft and attempted grand theft following an LAPD investigation.
Prosecutors are seeking the arrest of seven people in connection with an Oakland-based group accused of submitting false information.
Daniele Watts, who appeared in "Django Unchained," and Brian Lucas each were charged Tuesday with misdemeanor counts that carry potential six-month jail terms.
Christopher Garcia, 57, received five years probation, must register as a sex offender for life and will lose his license to practice law, according to the district attorney's office.
A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef.