Crime & Justice
A 16-year-old male was charged Friday with one count of murder in the shooting death of Downey Police Officer Ricardo Galvez.
A Fontana police officer shot and killed a man in Fontana early Friday morning while responding to a report of a suspect who was allegedly banging on a neighbor's door.
The Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Task Force brings together local law enforcement, state and federal prosecutors and community organizations.
Some people act the way they do around the police because of past experience. In Beverly Grove, people shared positive feelings. In Watts, it's a different story.
A class action lawsuit filed Thursday challenges the rates that inmates in Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernardino and Riverside county jails are charged for telephone calls.
The data cover details on why police shot 375 people in L.A. County. It's the first publicly available dataset of its kind in Southern California.
Officer Ricardo Galvez was fatally shot at about 11 p.m. Wednesday in an apparent "botched robbery." Three suspects, including one juvenile, are in custody.
The 38-year-old Fogle admitted paying for sex with girls as young as 16 and receiving child pornography produced by his charitable foundation's former director.
Search turns up cache of individually wrapped tamales in luggage of traveler from Mexico. Official says bringing in the traditional holiday treats violated federal regulations on importing meat.
An effort by President Barack Obama to recall military gear from police departments has barely touched the thousands of pieces of equipment held by police in Southern California.
The last time an L.A. officer was charged for an on-duty shooting was 15 years ago. What makes it different from hundreds of other cases?
Former District Attorney Gil Garcetti told AirTalk’s Larry Mantle he feels the attorney general, rather than the district attorney, should investigate incidents in which an officer fires on civilians.
After years of legal wrangling, a report on the investigation into Kendrec McDade's death was made public Tuesday. The Pasadena man was shot by police in 2012.
Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia voted to hear the case over whether documents from Planned Parenthood of Northern New England should be turned over to an anti-abortion group.
The department says the action Friday was an effort to identify and document gang members and prospects and curb gang-related crime in the city.
A KPCC investigation revealed that officers shot 375 people between 2010 and 2014. No officers have been prosecuted for any of those shootings.