Crime & Justice
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A woman has been charged with setting multiple fires, including two at churches. She was charged with seven counts of arson and one count of terrorism.
Civil rights activists criticized the department's decision to withhold the names of the officers for two weeks. Police say they were guarding against retaliation.
One member of the Compton Unified School District Board of Trustees is calling for the board to rescind its recent policy change allowing some officers to have assault weapons.
Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Alicia Malone says the identity of the dead person was not immediately determined.
A man accused of going on a five-day rampage of serial shootings in the L.A. area has made his first court appearance on charges that could lead to the death penalty.
The lawsuit alleges U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in Southern California routinely have told Mexican immigrants they could face months in jail while their cases are decided.
Officer Sara Faden tells the Los Angeles Times that officers tried to stop the man Tuesday night in San Pedro after they recognized him from a previous run-in with police.
Authorities say 44 pounds of cocaine seized by Los Angeles law enforcement last year was prepared for delivery to a home in Amityville, New York.
The Victorville Daily Press reports the operation was one of at least three joint federal and state search warrant investigations in the High Desert on Tuesday.
Officer Gabriel Garcia and his rookie partner were approaching a group of people last Friday when one man opened fire with a handgun and the assault rifle. Garcia was critically wounded.
In a widely shared Facebook post, Charles Belk said he was going to put money in a parking meter when police arrested him for a bank robbery he didn't commit.
Hernandez has only been charged in one of the killings but Los Angeles County sheriff's Chief of Detectives Bill McSweeney says he is a serial killer.
An armed suspect in Lynwood shot and wounded a Sheriff's deputy, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department
An L.A. County sheriff's deputy on trial for trying to thwart an FBI investigation said he'll call former Sheriff Lee Baca as a witness in his September trial.
A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers.