Crime & Justice
L.A. County's inspector general tells the Sheriff's Civilian Oversight Commission that jail inmates appear to be harming themselves more often lately.Add your comments
It's been 25 years since the start of one of the deadliest race riots in American history. This timeline looks at key events before, during and after the unrest.
Police departments in about 95 percent of cities nationally have put wearable cameras on officers, or soon plan to. But do these body cameras make neighborhoods safer? Scientists want to find out.
Police may soon have technology to tell if a driver involved in an accident had been using a mobile device behind the wheel. Privacy advocates worry about letting police snoop on people's phones.
Lynda Obst testified Wednesday in Los Angeles that a friend, Susan Berman, claimed to have impersonated Durst's wife in a 1982 telephone call.
25 years after the riots, journalist Joe Domanick assesses the LAPD. He says they still have work to do - particularly in officer involved shootings - but are working hard to make community policing work.
Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives told a press conference Wednesday they now believe the killing of 53-year-old Jeffrey Tidus is linked to the professional side of his life.
As the search for missing 5-year-old Aramazd Andressian Jr. continues, the boy's father, who was the last person known to be with the boy, has been released from jail.
Ex-L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca's attorney is seeking community service and home confinement for Baca's role in a corruption scheme. But prosecutors are calling for a two-year prison term.
Property crimes are on the rise in San Fernando Valley due to an increase in "knock-knock" burglaries. But this method has been around for quite some time.
The Rancho Cucamonga girl was taken by her father, 38-year-old Daniel Segura, after an argument with the girl's mother, authorities said. She was found safe in Montclair and her father arrested.
An early morning high-speed pursuit ended with police opening fire on the car. One person surrendered and officers pulled a second person out and could be seen performing CPR.
Authorities have expanded the search for a missing 5-year-old boy whose father was arrested after being found passed out at a South Pasadena park.
In a national audit of anti-Semitism published on Monday, the Anti-Defamation League reported a total of 211 incidents of violence against Jews in California.
Dawud Abdulwali entered the plea Monday to a charge of arson of a structure, and he was immediately sentenced to 15 years in prison.
The LAPD has recovered more than 1,000 items including jewelry, rare coins, stamps and high-end handbags that they think were headed for a store in South L.A.