Crime & Justice

Federal grand jury investigating Santa Ana police beating

A federal grand jury is investigating a group of Santa Ana police officers who are seen on surveillance video punching and hitting a man during an arrest last year.

Sex offender facing charges was free on immigration bond

Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday 26-year-old Keane Dean was placed in immigration detention in October after serving time for burglary and indecent exposure.

US marshal on trial in Los Angeles man's fatal shooting

Prosecutors say Matthew Itkowitz and his wife were walking home from a bar in 2008 when they began fighting. Itkowitz got into a confrontation with 26-year-old Ryan Gonzalez after Itkowitz's wife ran for help.

Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

The decade-long investigation and prosecution of Bonds for obstruction of justice ended quietly with the DOJ announcing it would not ask the U.S. Supreme Court to consider a lower court's reversal of his felony conviction.

Infant dies of injuries allegedly inflicted by his father

The baby was hospitalized after officers found him not breathing at a Santa Ana residence. Homicide detectives arrested the child's father on suspicion of assault on a child resulting in great bodily injury or death.

$10M awarded to family of teen who died at care facility

Kevin Barr died at a care facility in 2012 after staff failed to give him his anti-seizure medication and then delayed calling 911 when they found him unresponsive.

Los Angeles man sentenced for role in $20M drug scam

Federal prosecutors said Artak Ovsepian used a sham Glendale medical clinic to acquire expensive anti-psychotic drugs with bogus prescriptions.

LA County settles Antelope Valley housing discrimination case

The L.A. County Housing Authority will pay out $2 million and restore some benefits to African-American residents of the Antelope Valley.

Baby believed kidnapped near Los Angeles is found safe

Authorities say a 13-month-old girl believed to have been kidnapped from a California motel was found safe, and two men were arrested on suspicion of abducting her.

Family of Chattanooga shooter says he suffered from depression

The statement from Mohammod Abdulazeez's family expresses "shock, horror, and grief" at the "heinous act of violence" that caused the deaths of five military service members

Amber Alert issued for baby believed kidnapped near Los Angeles

Authorities in Los Angeles County have issued an Amber Alert for a 13-month-old girl they believe was kidnapped from a motel by a man.

Sailor wounded in Chattanooga attack dies from injuries

The Navy says that a petty officer shot in Thursday's attack has died. Officials haven't formally identified him, but his identity has been confirmed as Petty Officer 2nd Class Randall Smith.

Chattanooga shooting: How did gunman go from ordinary kid to killer?

Investigators are trying to understand why a 24-year-old Kuwait-born man opened fire on two U.S. military sites in Chattanooga in an attack that left four Marines dead and raised the specter of terrorism on U.S. soil.

For Aurora shooting survivor, conviction brings little comfort

Weaver was in the 5th row of the theater on the night of the shooting. He shared his story with Take Two.

Prosecutor: Banned FIFA official in US to face charges

Former FIFA official Jeffrey Webb has arrived in the U.S. from Switzerland to face racketeering and bribery charges, a prosecutor confirmed Friday.

Ex-LAPD officer accused in killing pleads not guilty

Henry Solis, charged with killing a man outside a bar in Pomona while off-duty, has pleaded not guilty to murder and other counts.