Crime & Justice
Prosecutors said that in 2009 the deputies choked, struck, kicked and pepper-sprayed handcuffed inmate Bret Phillips and then wrote falsified reports indicating he attacked them.
The LAPD arrested 59-year-old Erwin Mena on Tuesday for posing as a Catholic priest — and keeping "church donations" for himself.
Charly "Africa" Keunang was shot six times by officers on March 1. The circumstances surrounding his death have been hotly debated.
Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey filed charges against the company for failing to immediately report the Porter Ranch natural gas leak to state authorities.
Steven Lawrence Wright, 37, was being held on murder charges — as well as on a five-day contempt of court. He was accidentally released early after the contempt of court was up.
Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens said it appears inmate counts done on the day three men escaped from Central Men's jail were not conducted properly.
Judy Huth sued Cosby in late 2014, claiming he forced her to perform a sex act on him at the Playboy Mansion around 1974 when she was 15.
The Los Angeles Sheriff's Department is seeking the public's help in catching an inmate officials mistakenly released Saturday.
The decision comes two months after officers fatally shot Mario Woods, a 26-year-old black man. San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee asked for a federal probe into the shooting, which was captured on video.
Prosecutors say they don't have enough evidence to hold an ESL teacher suspected of aiding in the escape of three inmates from Central Men's Jail in Santa Ana.
Because they are an escape risk, Hossein Nayeri and Jonathan Tieu will be housed in a different area and in a different manner than the rest of the jail population, said Orange County Sheriff Sandra Hutchens.
The FBI is seeking the public's help to identify the bank robber, who they believe may have ties to Los Angeles. Keep your eyes peeled at artisanal coffee shops.
The other two escapees remain on the loose and were with Bac Duong in the San Jose area as of Thursday, before he headed back south and turned himself in without them.
The technology was made available to other Orange County police departments outside Anaheim as well, according to the ACLU of Northern California.
The teacher is suspected of providing maps and other tools that helped three inmates with their escape. She is suspected of having "some type of relationship" with one of them.
Jenner's sport utility vehicle crashed on Pacific Coast Highway in February 2015, pushing Kim Howe's car into oncoming traffic, where it was struck by a Hummer.