Crime & Justice
The Los Angeles Times reports two cyclists claim they saw the 29-year-old man strangle the woman until she lost consciousness on Tuesday morning.
Los Angeles authorities are investigating the death of an inmate who fell unconscious after he was pepper-sprayed as he assaulted a cellmate at the Men's Central Jail.
The proposed facility would replace Men's Central Jail. Activists say jail is not the appropriate place to treat people with mental health problems.
The court-appointed monitor says in his bi-annual report that the Sheriff's Department may have underestimated how long it will take to substantially improve care.
An inmate was killed during a melee involving more than 160 inmates at California Men's Colony near San Luis Obispo.
A new video has surfaced that appears to show a man throwing punches at the officer before he was fatally shot outside a convenience store.
Police say the two men were shot early Sunday morning but they haven't released details on the suspect.
To ease overcrowding in state prisons, lawmakers want to release more of the state's older prisoners and more of the inmates who were young when they committed their crimes.
An La Verne officer shot and wounded a man who refused to drop what he thought was a weapon — wounding a second officer who came to help.
The officer was speaking with the man outside the store when a confrontation broke out.
Ten months after election day, the Department of Homeland Security finally revealed which states — 21 in all — were targeted by Russian hackers.
Scott Dekraai, a 47-year-old former tugboat operator, was sentenced in Orange County for the 2011 killings to which he pleaded guilty three years ago.
A new film called "The Force" looks at the clashes between the police and the public from multiple angles.
The woman first walked into the shop during the late morning and shouted, "stay away from Cuba," Los Angeles County sheriff's officials said. She knocked several items off a counter before leaving on foot.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge postponed the hearing, originally scheduled next month, until April 16 to determine if there's enough evidence to try Durst for the killing of his close friend, Susan Berman.
A $3.9 million settlement for a teenage boy left with brain damage and paralysis after a fight inside one of L.A. County's juvenile halls is up for approval.