Crime & Justice
Police Chief Charlie Beck had already recommended criminal charges for the officer who fatally shot 29-year-old Brendon Glenn. The Police Commission agreed with him.
Two teenagers have pleaded not guilty to charges they murdered Gabriela Calzada and Briana Gallegos in what authorities allege was a gang crime.
More and more Americans are carrying concealed handguns. Many think having a gun makes them safer, but the decision to shoot is a serious one with grave consequences.
A new report finds that blacks, Latinos and the poor are far more likely than middle-income whites to end up arrested and jailed for driving on a suspended license.
Supporting a state bill that would end the statute of limitations for prosecuting rape and other sex crimes, five of Bill Cosby's accusers will testify Tuesday in Sacramento.
A state watchdog agency saw more than 1,200 complaints about California judges in 2015, but 90 percent of them were dismissed without an investigation. Here's why.
The son of a former state Assembly speaker has been freed from prison after his manslaughter sentence was dramatically reduced in 2011 by then-Gov. Schwarzenegger.
The suspect was still at the scene when officers arrived, Rangel said, after responding to a call of a burglary in progress.
Although the charges against three Santa Ana police officers involved in a marijuana dispensary raid are minor, they could be used to terminate them later.
A traffic stop near Los Robles Avenue and Buckeye Street led to a chase on foot. Police shot the suspect, who was then transported to a local hospital.
The teachers said in their petition Friday that the court should rehear arguments once a new justice (who could break the tie) is confirmed.
Four county social workers have been charged in connection with the death of an 8-year-old boy who was tortured and murdered three years ago, allegedly by his mother and her boyfriend.
Uber agreed to a $25 million settlement over allegedly misleading the public about background checks of its drivers, though it admitted no wrongdoing.
A string of violent crimes in downtown L.A. recently has raised concern over safety, but area crime has actually fallen slightly so far this year.
Tanaka faces up to 15 years in prison for participating in a cover-up meant to derail an FBI investigation into the sheriff's department.
After a suspect armed with a sharp object slashed a SWAT officer during a standoff, Los Angeles police officers shot and killed the man.