Attorneys for the plaintiffs announced that the diocese moved to settle 11 cases involving a visiting Mexican priest named Nicolas Aguilar Rivera rather than go to trial.
In 2012, an L.A. County Sheriff's deputy shot a woman who was wielding a hammer at a mental health facility. It led to changes on how deputies are trained to deal with people in a mental health crisis.
Steven Ascencio, 18, was killed and a 17-year-old and a 19-year-old were taken to a local hospital after a shooting Monday night, authorities say.
A shooting left a 19-year-old woman dead Sunday. Police have arrested suspect.
A smartphone app called "Combat Hate" is aimed at children and teens to encourage reporting hate crimes, hate incidents and certain types of bullying.
An internal sheriff's department email raises questions about the role he played after an FBI informant was uncovered in the jail system.
The Los Angeles Times reports Sunday that Los Angeles County probation officers routinely ignore or even delete messages from these monitors because there are so many.
A Florida man has been convicted of three counts of attempted second-degree murder after an argument over loud music outside of a convenience store.
The L.A. County District Attorney's Office charged Olivia Culbreath, 21, with six counts of murder related to a crash on Sunday that killed six people. If convicted, she faces a maximum sentence of life in prison.
Adrian Dawson, 22, died in a car-to-car shooting Wednesday. He was transported to a hospital near USC but later pronounced dead.
No prisoner has been executed since 2006, when the courts ruled California's lethal injection protocol violated the Constitution’s 8th Amendment, which bans cruel and unusual punishment.
One person has been wounded in a car-to-car shooting that occurred in South Los Angeles late Wednesday morning. Police say the victim is in stable condition.
District Attorney Jackie Lacey said Wednesday that minors engaging in sex for pay will be viewed as victims, not criminals.
The accused driver was taken into custody and is being held on $6 million bail, according to L.A. County Sheriff’s Department jail records.
At the end of two days of testimony, Judge Thomas Borris ordered Vanesa Zavala and Candace Brito to face trial on murder charges for the beating death of Kim Pham.
Three men are charged with setting the fire that destroyed five homes, damaged 17 others and caused evacuations in the Glendora and Azusa areas.