Crime & Justice
After years of legal wrangling, a report on the investigation into Kendrec McDade's death was made public Tuesday. The Pasadena man was shot by police in 2012.
Justices Clarence Thomas and Antonin Scalia voted to hear the case over whether documents from Planned Parenthood of Northern New England should be turned over to an anti-abortion group.
The department says the action Friday was an effort to identify and document gang members and prospects and curb gang-related crime in the city.
A KPCC investigation revealed that officers shot 375 people between 2010 and 2014. No officers have been prosecuted for any of those shootings.
Pauley Perrette says she was "alone, terrified and trapped" when a man attacked her and threatened to kill her as she walked in front of her home.
Police union leaders warn Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck's effort to encourage less use of force could lead to officer deaths.
Vincent Asaro was charged in helping with the Lufthansa heist that was depicted in the "Goodfellas" movie.
The 78-year old was a celebrated arts teacher in L.A. public schools, a painter, jewelry designer and author. A vigil Thursday marks two years to the day since his murder.
The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals reversed a federal judge's ruling Thursday that had declared California's death penalty system unconstitutional.
There has been a string of burglaries at 31 El Pollo Loco restaurants across Southern California.
The review of officer-involved shootings is often handled internally. Wisconsin is one of the first states to have require an independent investigation.
Several people have been detained in connection with two young women whose bodies were found in a Montecito Heights park last month. No arrests have been made.
Security will be beefed up at Los Angeles County's Hawthorne High School on the first day of classes following a brawl between students that resulted in three arrests.
San Francisco's police chief says officers have shot and killed a man who was pointing a rifle at a hospital from atop an adjacent construction site.
In an unparalleled move, O.C. supervisors have decided to expand the role of civilian oversight and review to all law enforcement, including the district attorney.
All of the official statistical tallies are supposed to be comprehensive. All of them are off by half and for different reasons.