Crime & Justice
John Creech pleaded not guilty in Los Angeles Superior Court to the elevated charge after prosecutors brought new allegations that he lay in wait to kill Gavin Smith three years ago.
Bonds was convicted in 2011 of a single count of obstruction by a jury, which deadlocked on three charges he made false statements during his grand jury appearance.
A correctional officer first fired a warning shot from his rifle to stop two inmates from attacking the third, said a spokeswoman.
The bill passed 99-0 Wednesday afternoon. The vote came after the bill had been stalled for weeks in a partisan dispute over abortion.
This settlement ends any potential claims Francis Pusok could make against the county or Sheriff's Department.
Los Angeles police say their officers shot and killed a man who came at them with a large hunting knife.
The number of local inmates freed early in one month increased from about 10,200 in September 2011 to more than 14,000 in June 2014.
Michele Leonhart had been widely criticized for her response to a scathing government watchdog report detailing DEA "sex parties."
In an extraordinarily fast response, the county said it had reached a settlement with Francis Jared Pusok, whose beating by deputies after he attempted to flee on horseback was caught on video.
The fatal shooting of a suspect by a volunteer deputy in Tulsa, Okla., raises the question of whether volunteer cops should be allowed to wear badges and carry guns?
The justices ruled that natural gas traders can be sued for illegally manipulating natural gas prices more than a decade ago during California's energy crisis.
San Francisco police arrested Emerson Decarvalho, 38, on Sunday in the city's Fisherman's Wharf area, a tourist destination.
LAPD officer Richard Garcia allegedly assaulted a man lying on the ground in October 2014, while investigating a robbery.
Some activists worry that programs focused on tackling global terrorism on a local scale will lead to wide-scale government surveillance of Muslim communities.
Brett Matthew Paul Thomas, now 56, and his friend, Mark Titch, were convicted in 1977 after committing the murders during robbery or burglary attempts in Orange County.
The two-time Stanley Cup champion is accused of possession of controlled substances, including cocaine and Ecstasy.