Crime & Justice
A report by the L.A. County Grand Jury criticizes police pursuits, arguing that chasing non-violent criminals is not worth the risk of deaths and injuries to bystanders.
Los Angeles police have arrested a woman accused of falsely reporting she was carjacked and that a 16-year-old was kidnapped, which prompted an Amber Alert.
After Wednesday, refugees will need to prove a bona fide relationship with a close family member or a U.S. entity to enter the country.
The proposed payouts come amid increased concerns about how much L.A. County pays to the families of people shot or otherwise harmed by sheriff's deputies.
Police said in a statement Wednesday that 48-year-old Ramon Gaspar was arrested and extradited to Southern California on June 26.
Sheriff Sandra Hutchens conceded in testimony that jail deputies used confidential informants to elicit incriminating statements from defendants.
In January, the department became the first local law enforcement agency to deploy a drone. Now it wants your opinion on its use. It's taking comments through July 13.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens will testify Wednesday in a hearing aimed at determining who knew how much about the improper use of jailhouse informants.
The L.A. County Probation Department has re-opened Camp Kilpatrick as Campus Kilpatrick - an effort to emphasize learning and rehabilitation.
The number of hate crimes in California increased about 11 percent last year, the second consecutive double-digit increase, but was still a third lower than a decade ago.
Authorities say homicide detectives discovered the remains of Aramazd Andressian Jr. near Lake Cachuma on June 30. The boy had been missing for more than two months.
Homicide detectives say they have found the remains of 5-year-old Aramazd Andressian Jr., who went missing more than two months ago.
Justices Neil Gorsuch and Clarence Thomas agreed on cases involving several hotly contested issues, including same-sex marriage, gun rights, immigration and taxpayer aid to religious schools.
Billy McFarland of the failed Bahamas music festival has been accused of bilking investors out of $1.2 million.
The state’s most violent prison gang may be a bigger presence in county jails in the wake of California's effort to reduce its prison population.
An officer who was shot while pursuing a homicide suspect is expected to make a full recovery, Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said.