Crime & Justice
Los Angeles police are trying to determine if there is a connection between a spate of shootings and online posts alleging more gang violence to come.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said she's "not confident" in the state attorney general's investigation into alleged withholding of evidence regarding jailhouse informants.
Domestic terrorism is now one of the biggest threats to public safety in America.
The Los Angeles Times reports Gino Paul Pietro defrauded six defendants and their families by asserting that his investigator could settle their criminal and immigration cases.
The Los Angeles Times says the county-funded program removes citations if the homeless person accepts job training, drug and alcohol treatment or other services and performs community service.
Ezeoma Obioha was arrested Friday on suspicion of murder in the July 5 shotgun killing of 31-year-old Carrie Melvin.
Joaquin Guzman slipped out of his cell on July 11, via an underground tunnel. He is believed to have had inside help in the jailbreak.
Los Angeles police have arrested a man suspected in the shooting death of a woman gunned down while walking with her boyfriend in Hollywood earlier this month.
A gunman was shot and killed by police Friday afternoon in Studio City. The gunman had fired shots outside a popular Studio City shopping district.
Experts told the Orange County Board of Supervisors that its current Office of Independent Review is doing an adequate job, but should be given more staff and power.
Randolph Bruce Adair, 70, was charged with one count of bank robbery and accused of using force and intimidation on July 21 to take $1,658 from First Citizens Bank in Rancho Santa Margarita.
Maricopa County Superior Court officials say Maquel Morris, of Los Angeles, was also sentenced Friday to five years' probation upon release.
The alert sent Friday by the L.A. County District Attorney's Office is part of a recent campaign to tamp down on scams.
A judge granted the family of John Russel Houser a petition to have him involuntarily committed to a hospital as "a danger to himself and others," according to court documents from 2008.
In this StoryCorps video, Alex Landau, who is black, recalls what happened after cops pulled him over one night: blows to his face that took 45 stitches to close up, and a gun held to his head.
A gunman opened fire at a movie theater in Louisiana on Thursday evening, killing two people and injuring at least seven others before shooting himself, officials said.