Crime & Justice
Investigators are working to determine what caused the window in the patrol car to break.
The Tuolumne County Sheriff's Department announced Saturday that the shooting plot at the school in Tuolumne in the Sierra Nevada foothills was in the beginning stages and no one got hurt.
LAPD describes the suspect as Latino man who is 6-feet-tall and about 130 pounds. He has black hair and brown eyes, and was wearing a black shirt and dark pants.
Police say a woman was struck while crossing a street with a male friend early Sunday in Sherman Oaks. The woman died at the scene, but her friend was not injured.
The law will give the public and police data to assess anecdotes of racial profiling, said the bill's sponsor, Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego.
Authorities say the escaping inmate assaulted several deputies on his way out. Three suffered minor injuries.
Bradley Morales, who was 16 when the BMW he was driving careened off a freeway in Irvine, was also charged with driving without a license and failure to show proof of insurance.
A suspect was shot by police during a domestic violence call in Rialto, the Press-Enterprise reports. The man who was shot has been sent to the hospital.
In the Los Angeles-area suburb of Torrance where Mercer lived for a short time several years ago, neighbors recalled him as uncommunicative.
At least nine people are dead and seven others are in the hospital after a lone gunman opened fire on several classrooms at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon.
A gunman opened fire at a rural Oregon community college Thursday before dying in a shootout with police. One survivor said he demanded his victims state their religion.
Jurors deliberated for a little more than a day before finding Gabriel Campos-Martinez guilty of first-degree murder in the death of Hervey Coronado Medellin.
A Planned Parenthood in Thousand Oaks was vandalized and set on fire Wednesday night, according to an investigation by arson investigators.
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