Crime & Justice
Key questions remain about what went wrong that led to three inmates escaping from an Orange County jail. Meanwhile, sheriff's officials have stopped talking.
The 22-year-old man was shot after police received reports of someone repeatedly knocking on nearby residents' doors and tracked the suspect to Sage Park.
Adnan Syed, now 35 and the subject of the popular first season of the podcast "Serial," is asking a Baltimore judge for a new trial on the grounds that his lawyer made a critical mistake. Some of the evidence uncovered in the podcast has been included in the hearing.
Steven Lawrence Wright, who was awaiting trial for a murder in Pasadena before he was released, will be held in Nevada pending extradition, sheriff's officials said.
Officer Rosario Herrera says the incident began when police started following Mendez, who was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle.
Authorities said the couple had an ongoing feud with Kelli Peters when they planted prescription painkillers, marijuana and a pot pipe in Peters' car in 2011.
California parole commissioners are again recommending release for a former leader of the Mexican Mafia prison gang who now helps law enforcement.
Prosecutors say 34-year-old Ka Pasasouk was fueled by drugs and alcohol when he opened fire in 2012 outside a Northridge home in what started as a robbery.
The FBI said in a statement Thursday that 29-year-old Robert Deshawn Grott spent Tuesday night in a downtown L.A. hotel.
Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng's second-degree murder conviction in October is rare for a doctor. It came after a dozen of her patients died.
The teens who have been charged are suspected of being gang members, according to the DA's office, and the murders were allegedly gang-related.
Nearly 150 people who were falsely convicted of crimes were exonerated last year, 10 more than in 2014, according to a report out Wednesday. The total includes five cases in California.
In his plea agreement, Ronald Jerome Boyd acknowledged failing to report income he received from the owner of a guard service company that did business with the nation's busiest port complex.
The charges against SoCal Gas are for not reporting the Porter Ranch leak immediately and for the continued emissions. The company could be fined $1,000 for every day of the leak.
A judge refused to throw out the sexual assault case against Cosby, sweeping aside a former DA's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.
The shooting occurred last April after police attempted to pull 35-year-old Sergio Navas over for reckless driving.