Crime & Justice

LA police fatally shoot man after patrol car window shatters

Investigators are working to determine what caused the window in the patrol car to break.

4 teens arrested in alleged shooting plot at high school

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.

Woman sexually assaulted near Cal State Northridge

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.

Reward of $50,000 offered for information in fatal hit-and-run

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.

Governor Brown signs anti-racial profiling bill

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 close LA jails to visitors following escape

Authorities say the escaping inmate assaulted several deputies on his way out. Three suffered minor injuries.

Teen driver charged with manslaughter in crash that killed 5

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.

Rialto Police shoot suspect during domestic violence call

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.

Oregon shooting updates: Details emerge on gunman, victims

In the Los Angeles-area suburb of Torrance where Mercer lived for a short time several years ago, neighbors recalled him as uncommunicative.

Oregon killings beg question: Have we become numb to mass shootings?

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.

Gunman opens fire at Oregon community college; at least 9 killed

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.

Man convicted in killing after head left near Hollywood sign

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.

Planned Parenthood in Thousand Oaks intentionally set on fire

A Planned Parenthood in Thousand Oaks was vandalized and set on fire Wednesday night, according to an investigation by arson investigators.

Do you remember where you were for the OJ Simpson verdict?

Has the nation ever watched any one trial more than OJ Simpson's? We here stories from Angelenos who recall one of the most talked about trials of the century.

Where were you when - remembering the OJ verdict as cultural flashpoint

This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of a watershed moment in American history. We take your calls and memories about the day and its impact since.

Patt Morrison on the OJ Simpson verdict, 20 years later

Twenty years ago, OJ Simpson was acquitted for the murder of his ex-wife and her friend. What happened next was a sordid souvenir blitz only a famous American trial could inspire.