Crime & Justice
A man who may have been a University of Southern California faculty member was stabbed and killed on campus Friday afternoon. The man was approximately 25 years old.Add your comments
The city of Los Angeles has agreed to a $4 million settlement of a federal lawsuit filed by the family of an unarmed homeless man shot and killed by police in May 2015 in Venice, court records show. The settlement is conditional on approval by the Los Angeles City Council, according to court records.
While growing and smoking marijuana might be legal in California, that doesn't necessarily mean that you can grow and smoke it in your own home.
Streamlined collaboration between local and federal law enforcement is helping authorities to detect and foil plots more effectively than before.
A government advisory panel recommended Thursday that the Homeland Security Department continue using private, for-profit jails to house immigrants facing deportation.
One year after a mass shooting left 14 dead and 22 injured, Chief Jarrod Burguan says his department is forever changed and is investing in tools to prevent terror.
Three LAPD officers were justified in shooting 43-year-old Charly "Africa" Keunang because he attempted to take possession of another officer's gun, according to the DA's office.
Some feared there would be a prolonged, hate-filled response to the terror attack, but residents say their worst fears about a backlash in their own community never materialized.
An appeals court panel on Wednesday upheld federal immigration standards that exclude former gang members from automatically qualifying for protection.
Identical letters postmarked from the L.A.-area have now shown up at mosques throughout California and in Ohio, Michigan, Rhode Island, Indiana, Colorado and Georgia.
The legal issue before the court tests whether people who are detained for more than six months have a right to a bond hearing.
Lyvette Crespo entered the plea Wednesday in Los Angeles County Superior Court in the killing of Crespo, who was shot three times in the chest in 2014.
Porter Ranch residents went away empty-handed after trying to derail the plea deal and obtain restitution from SoCal Gas.
At least four Southern California mosques have received threatening letters in the past week and Muslim leaders are calling for more vigilance.
Police say officers patrolling the neighborhood saw the man burglarizing a car and chased him on foot before they fired. They found a handgun at the scene.
After a handful of local mosques received the letters, local Islamic leaders are telling their congregations to go about their business — but to be wary and contact police if needed.