Crime & Justice
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Long beach police say they are looking for a suspect who cursed at a Muslim woman and tore off her hijab during daylight hours in a parking lot.
Sheriff's officials have not ID'd the body, but they believe the man to be responsible for the deaths of two people and the wounding of a deputy.
In a six-year period, California simultaneously cut its prison population by 23 percent and its violent crime rate by 21 percent--both over the national average.
Legal scholars say the judge's controversial statement is aimed less at shocking the public than asking it to confront its own relationship with the death penalty.
On July 9, an eyewitness saw a white male in his 50s or 60s fire a pellet gun at a peacock from a Mercedes, killing the bird.
More than a dozen law enforcement agencies are assisting the Yurok tribe in a large-scale raid targeting illegal marijuana grows along the Klamath River.
Officials say a former associate athletic director at UCLA has pleaded no contest to one misdemeanor count of possession of child pornography.
One of the women charged in the Santa Ana nightclub beating death of 23-year-old Kim Pham took the stand Monday.
A former Bank of America employee was sentenced to 2 ½ years in federal prison for taking more than $1.2 million in bribes.
A 19-year-old man was charged with three counts of murder in the deaths of a hostage and two accomplices, and 22 counts of attempted murder in a bank robbery and gun battle.
Prosecutors say Azamat Tazhayakov shared in the decision to get rid of Tsarnaev's backpack and other items to protect him several days after the 2013 bombing.
City officials say there's enough accountability, but community activists say it's not independent. A community debate is scheduled for Tuesday.
The U.S. Sentencing Commission on Friday voted unanimously to reduce terms for drug traffickers already in prison.
Firefighters put out a blaze in a building in downtown L.A., but a hazardous materials team was called when a drug operation was discovered inside.
California corrections officials say a 28-year-old inmate died after he was attacked by three other inmates using homemade knives.