Crime & Justice
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Voynov, 25, was sentenced to three months in jail Thursday and was also placed on probation for three years for misdemeanor corporal injury to a spouse.
A terror warning was recently issued by the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI for the Fourth of July holiday. Here's what experts say is behind the threat.
Anaid Antunez had never gotten a ticket before. She wanted to make her DUI go away. She found a man through Craigslist who would do it — for a price.
There have been at least 11 attacks in the San Francisco Bay Area in the past year, according to the FBI. The most recent occurred Tuesday and disrupted service as far north as Seattle.
Armando Villa, who attended California State University, Northridge, died a year ago Wednesday after he collapsed during an 18-mile hike organized by Pi Kappa Phi.
Ex-Sen. Leland Yee entered the plea on Wednesday and could face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison when he is sentenced in October.
District Attorney Mike Ramos filed notice Monday in San Bernardino County Superior Court in the case against Charles Ray Merritt, who is being held without bail.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Monday that the conviction review unit will join nearly two dozen other prosecutors' offices nationwide that review claims of innocence.
Last week, NPR's Michel Martin hosted a panel of LAPD officers, community leaders and activists to discuss policing in their communities. See our summary of the event.
The California Supreme Court has overturned the death penalty for a man convicted of murdering two clerks in Los Angeles County in 1993.
The justices voted 5-4 in a case from Oklahoma that the sedative midazolam can be used in executions without violating the Eighth Amendment prohibition on cruel and unusual punishment.
Police say the convicted murderer who escaped from a prison in New York earlier this month, has been shot but captured alive. Just days ago, his accomplice, Richard Matt, was fatally shot by police.
Walter William DeLeon was shot and critically wounded by an LAPD officer along Los Feliz Boulevard June 19. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
Police say a bystander was shot at a gay pride event in San Francisco's Civic Center when an argument between several men turned violent, but the argument was not tied to the event.
Proponents of hate crime laws say tough punishments modify behavior and show society's intolerance of hate. But trying to measure the deterrent effect of hate crime laws is difficult.