Crime & Justice
After trying to detain the woman, the officers shot her, according to the LAPD. No information on the woman's actions was available. The officers were not wearing body cameras.
Corrections officials say one inmate is dead and five others have been taken to an outside hospital to be treated for stab wounds after a riot at a Northern California state prison.
The shooting occurred in the early hours of Friday, after a 911 caller reported that a "thin black man with a blond mohawk" was jumping on top of a car at a dealership.
Truck-driving school owners paid Department of Motor Vehicles employees up to $5,000 per license to falsify computer records, federal authorities said.
Last year's domestic violence scandal in the NFL spurred the league into action on an issue critics said had gone ignored for years. The problem continues — and so do the efforts to fight it.
County supervisors on Tuesday voted to move ahead on a 3,885-bed facility after putting plans for a larger one on hold while they studied ways to divert mentally ill out of the jail system.
A loud protest by Black Lives Matter inside a meeting of the Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday prompted the LAPD to declare an unlawful assembly.
Prison reform advocates who have spent years campaigning against solitary confinement are counting on a powerful new ally in their quest to end the practice — Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy.
On Tuesday, the L.A. County Board of Supervisors will vote on putting about $100 million into proposals aimed at diverting mentally ill jail inmates into treatment.
More than 22 members of a Long Beach gang were arrested for tax fraud and identify theft, among other crimes, Attorney General Kamala Harris announced Monday.
Deputy Kelvin Moody says the shooting happened late Saturday in the unincorporated Willowbrook area.
The crash between a Toyota Corolla and a Jeep Liberty happened in the 8300 block of North Haskell Avenue, near Roscoe Boulevard.
The Los Angeles Fire Department says that the victims include a 1-month-old boy, a 2-year-old boy, a 16-year-old girl, three adults ranging in age from 19 to 50, and one adult whose age is unknown.
The boy's umbilical cord was still attached when a homeless man found him in stroller near the University of Southern California Tuesday afternoon.
A judge in San Diego sentenced Jan Portocarrero to 18 months on Friday. Erik Portocarrero, got 22 months. They also were fined $50,000.
Five of the six people who were stabbed were taken to nearby hospitals and one person was treated and released at the scene, spokesman Brian Fisk of the Long Beach Fire Department said.