Crime & Justice
The decision by Judge Sherry Stephens was largely a formality after a jury deadlocked last month on whether to give Arias the death penalty or life in prison.
The city of Los Angeles has agreed to pay $8 million to a man who spent 17 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit.
The death of a black man shot in the back while fleeing a white police officer was the act of a racist cop, a minister at the funeral of Walter Scott said Saturday.
A precautionary lockdown of the U.S. Capitol has been lifted after shots were fired in an apparent suicide attempt.
Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi announced the independent probe Friday, and a representative from theFBI confirmed the investigation in an email.
The FBI has launched an investigation into whether San Bernardino Sheriff's deputies violated the civil rights of a man who was beaten Thursday after he led deputies on a pursuit on a horse.
What happened during the minutes in between a dashboard camera and eyewitness cellphone video that led a police officer to become a killer remains a mystery.
Courts have ruled that civilians have a constitutional right to videotape police encounters in public. But they can't interfere with police activity.
The LAPD plans to store thousands of hours of video collected from officers' body cameras in the cloud.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department wants to hire 77 employees as part of an anticipated agreement with the federal government on improving jail conditions.
A man who led authorities on a pursuit was tased and beaten by several San Bernardino County Sheriff's deputies in Apple Valley Thursday afternoon.
North Charleston Officer Michael Slager can be seen stopping Walter Scott. Slager has been charged with murder in the shooting death of Scott captured in a separate video.
There have been at least 82 perimeter security breaches at four major California airports from 2004 to 2015, the AP investigation found.
The white South Carolina police officer charged with murder for shooting an unarmed black man in the back was allowed to stay on the force despite a 2013 complaint that he used excessive force against another unarmed black man.
Police say officers investigating gunshots late Wednesday came upon a man collapsed in the street with bullet wounds and encountered a suspect blocks away.
Millionaire real estate heir Robert Durst has pleaded not guilty to two weapons charges in a New Orleans court.