Crime & Justice
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Looking for a secret surf spot in the South Bay? Maybe you shouldn't. Palos Verdes' Lunada Bay has a legacy of violence in the name of "localism."
Videos revealing police work that was once hidden from public view have gone viral online. In the last two weeks, that's played primary roles with Sandra Bland and Sam DuBose.
Dylann Roof's lawyer said that he couldn't advise his client to plead guilty until prosecutors say whether they'll seek the death penalty.
A lifeguard was assaulted on the Venice Pier Thursday in an attack captured on cellphone camera by bystanders.
The LAPD has confirmed that they are searching for two Russian Special Olympics athletes. The missing athletes are a man and a woman in their 30s.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service says it is investigating Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer, but the agency says it has failed so far to track him down.
A deputy U.S. marshal has been convicted of providing misleading statements to authorities who investigated his fatal shooting of a Los Angeles man.
A juvenile hall in San Leandro, Calif., is a so-called model facility, but it faces major challenges. A staffing shortage means, says a supervisor, "kids don't always get the services they should."
From Anaheim to Los Angeles County, elected officials are weighing which models would best help law enforcement improve its performance and avoid excessive use of force.
Caught on video by a bystander, the shooting of Charly Keunang was viewed by millions and sparked angry protests outside police headquarters in L.A. See his autopsy here.
A 15-year-old boy was charged with murder, kidnapping and sexual assault in the death of an 8-year-old girl in an artists complex in a California beach town.
The coroner's office says 44-year-old Seth Raines of Los Angeles died last Friday in Studio City. Witnesses say he fired gunshots into the air as he sat near a bank.
Officials in Waller County, Texas, said the videos prove many of the conspiracy theories being batted around the web are not true. Bland's death is still being investigated.
Some worry that fortifying recruiting centers against potential attackers could upset the tone that the armed forces tries to present to potential recruits.
Activists say subpoena power is the only thing that will give a new civilian panel teeth to effectively watchdog the LA County Sheriff's Department.