Crime

Arrests made in suspected Seal Beach burglary ring

Dubbed "Operation Crossover," Seal Beach police and several agencies including SWAT arrested several suspected gang members in connection with more than 100 burglaries.

Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

Man arrested, 2 backpacks detonated at Boston Marathon (updated)

Police evacuated the area on the one-year anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombing that killed three and injured more than 260 people.

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LA police commission: More scrutiny after video camera tampering

The police commission grilled LAPD command staff on why no one was held accountable for tampering with in-car video cameras. LAPD commanders said they have new protocols to fix the problem.

3 hospitalized after shooting in San Bernardino Subway

A gunman opened fire at a Subway restaurant Monday afternoon, injuring at least three people, NBC-LA reports.

GPS 'no deterrent' for 2 men accused of 4 Orange County murders

Two men charged with the murders of four women in Orange County wore GPS anklets at the time of the crimes. "GPS cannot always deter crimes," said the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Body scanners will replace strip searches at LA County jails

A pilot program to replace strip searchers with body scanners at L.A.'s county is intended to reduce tension between inmates and deputies. It comes as use of force incidents rose slightly over last year.

Arraignment delayed in Orange County rape, killings case

An Orange County Superior Court judge on Tuesday delayed the arraignment of Franc Cano and Steven Dean Gordon to May 19. They remain jailed without bail.

Hearing postponed in ex-NFL player Darren Sharper's rape case

An L.A. judge has postponed a hearing on rape charges against former NFL All-Pro safety Darren Sharper to await the results of an upcoming bail hearing in Arizona.

Families take legal action against Long Beach police for fatal shootings

Two families whose loved ones were fatally shot by Long Beach police last year took legal action against the city, arguing the killings were unjustified. It comes as officer-involved shootings spiked in the city.

Police: Suspects wore GPS devices during killings (updated)

Franc Cano, 27, and Steven Dean Gordon, 45, both of Anaheim, were arrested Friday on suspicion of murder in the slayings of four women, Santa Ana police said in a statement.

Bell scandal: Kingpin Robert Rizzo gets prison term in tax case

On Wednesday Robert Rizzo faces sentencing in state court on 69 counts of fraud, misappropriation of public funds and other charges for his role in the Bell scandal.

LA deputies mistakenly shoot hostage; suspect charged with murder

Murder charges have been filed against a man accused of holding three people hostage in a West Hollywood apartment.

Man charged with attempted murder in police station shooting

Daniel Christopher Yealu, 29, was charged with two counts of attempted murder of a peace officer for the shooting at the Wilshire Station on Venice Boulevard.

App lets public share photos/videos with law enforcement

LEEDIR will soon allow Southern California smartphone users to easily send photos and videos of major disasters or emergencies to law enforcement. It has already been used in Santa Barbara County.

LA County Sheriff’s Department admits to accidental killing in West Hollywood

Deputies mistakenly shot a man who they thought was a suspect as he fled the scene of an assault Monday night.

Police arrest Tustin gunman that prompted school lockdowns (updated)

Seven Tustin schools were on "soft lockdown" Thursday while police searched for a man with a rifle or sawed-off shotgun who engaged in an officer-involved shooting with police.