Crime & Justice
Eleven workers say they had to clean and paint apartments for L'Amande French Bakery owners, toil at least 13 hours daily at the bakery, and were threatened with lawsuits if they reported the conditions.
Police and school administrators remain tight-lipped about the details surrounding the arrest of 12 students, but assured parents Venice High School is safe.
Police identified the suspect as Ryan Giroux, a 41-year-old ex-convict who has served three stints in state prison since 1994.
A judge in Los Angeles ruled Tuesday that plaintiffs didn't show that accusations by activist investor Bill Ackman are evidence of fraud by Herbalife.
Robert Durst, the subject of HBO's "The Jinx," is in custody in Louisiana on gun charges while awaiting a transfer to L.A. to face murder charges in the death of his friend Susan Berman.
Investigators believe the assaults involved two teenage girls and took place on and off campus at Venice High School, beginning in December 2013 and continuing into this month.
The letter was received at a mail screening facility Monday. Initial biological testing was negative. Additional testing returned a "presumptive positive."
The investigation began with a sergeant accused of wire fraud and other charges. It has expanded to involve offensive messages and more than a dozen officers.
Durst, 71, is charged with murder in a Los Angeles killing 15 years ago, and has been suspected — but never charged — in the disappearance of his first wife in New York.
Henry Solis, a probationary officer with LAPD who is wanted for murder, has not shown up for work since a fight in Pomona that ended in another man's death earlier this week.
Former city Treasurer Albert T. Robles was convicted in 2006 for extracting nearly $2 million in bribes from contractors and sharing the money with family and friends.
Durst will face murder charges in California, but may be tried for separate crimes in Louisiana first. He allegedly admitted to killing three people in an HBO documentary.
Drug courts have been heralded as a successful and humane option for drug addicts. But when Proposition 47 made possession a misdemeanor, it limited eligibility to enroll in drug courts.
Pomona police have obtained a warrant for the arrest of 27-year-old Henry Solis, charging him with murder in a fatal shooting in the city's downtown bar district.
The officers were in plain clothes and driving near an intersection Sunday evening when someone opened fire, LAPD Detective Meghan Aguilar said.
At a press conference Sunday, a St. Louis County Prosecutor said officers had arrested a man in connection with the shooting of two police officers in Ferguson.