Crime & Justice
The San Jacinto Police K9 was shot while searching for a suspect, who was himself later killed after a standoff with law enforcement officers.
A panel of law enforcement leaders and activists produces tension, but also some ideas on how to solve strained relations between police and some minority communities.
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said the victim was crossing Santa Monica Boulevard when men inside a car began shouting at him.
Carlos Canino with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives says it's the largest reward he's seen in 25 years with the bureau.
It was the second time a jury has deadlocked on the case of 25-year-old Leonard Hall Jr., a reputed gang member who was charged with killing a 5-year-old boy in 2010.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Tuesday that commercial sex trafficking is now the fastest-growing trend amongLos Angeles County gangs.
The justices said that inmate Gregory Holt could maintain a half-inch beard because Arkansas prison officials could not substantiate claims that the beard posed a security risk.
Five people directly involved with community policing in Los Angeles offer their views on how far the LAPD has come. Despite improved relations, deadly encounters with unarmed civilians continue.
Sheriff Jim McDonnell says his department will post statistics on use of force, citizen complaints and deputies disciplined for misconduct - but won't name officers.
Police say a 58 year-old homeless man is recovering at a USC hospital after being set on fire while sleeping near a beach in Ventura. A passerby used sand to put out the fire before calling police.
An armed man is dead following a confrontation with police officers in downtown Los Angeles.
California law enforcement agencies spent more than $400 million in proceeds from property and cash seized through the program.
Prosecutors say the teens killed Xinran Ji during an attempted robbery July 24 as he walked home from a late-night study session at the University of Southern California campus.
County supervisors appoint five people to a working group that will decide the size, scope and authority of future Citizens Oversight Commission
A defendant in a bribery scandal involving the nation's largest public pensionfund appears to have shot and killed himself at a Nevada gun club.
Animal control officers say they have seized an 8-foot alligator in a boxwith two dead cats in a suburban Los Angeles backyard.