Crime & Justice
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.
In a Thanksgiving weekend bust, deputies arrested 11 spectators at a Santa Maria cockfight. The Santa Barbara County Rural Crimes Unit credits the bust to an anonymous tip.
The judge in the federal trial of Dylann Roof, who is accused of murdering nine people in the basement of a historically black church, has ruled Roof may represent himself in court.
Current state rules don't prohibit California lawyers from engaging in sexual relationships with their clients. Some lawyers oppose the proposed rule change, saying it would violate their privacy.
Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies convicted of beating a jail inmate and falsifying records to hide the abuse have been sentenced to federal prison terms.
The ruling was announced after a two-day competency hearing that was closed to the public. Roof is facing 33 federal hate crime charges.
LA attorney general Miek Feuer hosted a press conference Wednesday to reassure LA residents about the city's dediction to prosection and reduction of hate crimes.
The L.A. mayor says: "What we don't do is have police officers walking in the streets and saying let me see your papers."
8 people have already died and nearly 180 have been arrested during the first 12 hours of the CHP crackdown.
Wal-Mart failed to pay hundreds of truck drivers the minimum wage for duties such as inspecting and washing their vehicles, a federal jury said.
Many immigrants who are in the U.S. illegally are wondering what the future holds for them and their families.
The NAACP chapter says those changes contradict what it submitted to the Department of Justice when it applied for initial funding.
The federal judge said he will issue a written ruling on whether to allow the testimony of an Alzheimer’s expert in the upcoming trial of the former L.A. sheriff.
Sheriff's officials say the suspect was shot and pronounced dead at the scene shortly after midnight following a three-hour-long standoff.