Crime & Justice
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department now says an unarmed black man killed by deputies in Compton last month was not involved in a carjacking.
Prosecutors said the San Francisco-based utility misled federal officials about the standard it was using to identify high-risk pipelines.
The L.A. County Sheriff's Department has changed its policy to essentially ban sheriff's deputies from shooting at moving vehicles, unless another threat is present.
Omar Mateen did not have illegal drugs or alcohol in his system, according to an autopsy report released by the medical examiner in Orange County, Fla.
Los Angeles will pay $50,000 to settle a suit filed by Frank Lyga, who lost his job after making racially charged comments in a training session.
Former events manager Todd DeStefano has pleaded no contest to a conflict of interest charge in a $1.8 million kickback and bribery scheme.
The charges include conspiring to obstruct justice and obstructing justice in connection with his department’s efforts to block a federal investigation into the jails.
Ezell Ford's family says justice has stalled two years after the 25-year-old's death. Meanwhile, the LAPD officers who shot Ford say they're in limbo, too.
Reported hate crimes in Orange County rose slightly overall in the last year, a trend also seen statewide.
The suspect allegedly pushed one woman against a wall until she began to yell, then began to fondle another woman until she pushed him out of her apartment.
In an act of clemency of near historic proportions Wednesday, the president cut the sentences of 214 federal prisoners. Ten were from California, and half of those were serving life in prison.
A painting worth approximately $10,000 was stolen from an art gallery in Los Angeles. Authorities seek the public's help in identifying five suspects caught on camera.
A judge cut nearly all of a potential $562 million fine against PG&E in a criminal case revolving around a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in California.
A spokesperson for the sheriff's department did not have many details about the shooting — which followed a foot chase — or say why deputies initially contacted the man.
Prosecutors revealed he opened fire immediately after being asked if he lived in the area where he was walking.
Redondo Beach SWAT officers had located the suspect, who was wanted in connection with a previous assault with a deadly weapon on a police officer and had a "no bail" warrant.