Crime & Justice

Student wounded in San Bernardino school shooting identified

The San Bernardino City Unified School District identified the 9-year-old student as Nolan Brandy. A statement from the district says the boy's parents are happy to say he is "recovering well."

​Road rage suspect held after car chase in Cerritos

After sideswiping cars and spinning out on a freeway shoulder, a road rage suspect who led authorities on a high-speed chase through Southern California has been arrested.

During border visit, Sessions outlines get-tough immigration plan

The attorney general urged federal prosecutors to intensify their focus on immigration crimes such as illegal border crossing or smuggling others into the U.S.

San Bernardino suspect had made threats before murder-suicide

The man who opened fire in a San Bernardino elementary school classroom, killing his wife and a student before taking his own life, previously made threats after he and his separated and she moved out, police said Tuesday.

3 dead, 1 wounded after San Bernardino school shooting

A female teacher is dead and two students wounded after a shooting in a classroom at North Park Elementary, in what is believed to be a murder-suicide, officials said.

Ontario police fatally shoot man in Stater Bros. market

Employees and shoppers were inside the store Sunday night when the man showed up, but he never fired any shots.

2 dead after SUV slams into people in church parking lot

Police say the driver was trying to exit his parking spot when he reversed too forcefully, hopping a curb and plowing in the group. They say he then drove across the parking lot and crashed into the side of a building.

3 teen girls rescued from alleged human trafficking ring in San Gabriel

Three juvenile girls discovered during a probation search at a San Gabriel motel told police they were forced into prostitution.

California lawmakers vote for stronger immigrant protections

Lawmakers passed a bill Thursday to prohibit law enforcement from detaining a crime victim or witness for a suspected or actual immigration violation.

LAPD recovers $300K in stolen goods. Any of it yours?

Los Angeles police say they confiscated jewelry, designer purses and other stolen items from a watch repair shop near USC. They've posted photos to help connect it with the rightful owners.

LA Sheriff calls Antelope Valley federal deal 'beneficial'

The agreement compels the Sheriff's Department to implement a wide range of reforms. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ordered a review of all such agreements.

Fighting hate in schools

Hate is on the rise in U.S. schools. For students and educators, that means finding new ways to promote tolerance and inclusion.

Federal agents raid LA-area business in green card probe

Federal authorities have raided a Los Angeles-area business they say cheated a U.S. government visa program to obtain green cards for wealthy Chinese investors.

Reported LA hate crimes rose 15 percent in 2016

Hate crimes reported in the city of Los Angeles increased by 15 percent in 2016, a new report from California State University, San Bernardino shows.

Bell Gardens casino reopens after raid by federal agents

The raid was carried out by a financial crime task force that includes agents with ICE, the IRS and the California bureau of gambling control. No arrests were reported.

LA Sheriff's Antelope Valley settlement agreement in AG's crosshairs

A 2015 agreement was designed to reform deputies' behavior after the Justice Department found they had engaged in a pattern of unconstitutional misconduct.