Crime & Justice
Brock Turner, whose six-month sentence for raping an unconscious woman at Stanford University sparked national outcry, left the Santa Clara County jail early Friday morning.
Defense lawyers plan to present an insanity defense in a second phase of trial starting Tuesday. If found sane, Burkhart faces nearly 90 years in prison for more than 40 arson counts.
A gunman who killed a federal airport screener and wounded three others during a shooting rampage at LAX three years ago has agreed to plead guilty.
More than 50 people were hospitalized recently in two mass overdoses of the artificial marijuana drug.
Family members of David Coborubio say he was unarmed when he was shot by agents who stormed the home with a warrant for a neighbor.
A journalist wanted to tell the stories of two rape victims while protecting their identities. How would he do it?
State sexual assault law is tightened in response to the six-month sentence imposed on former Stanford student Brock Turner. He was convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman.
The action is another round of commutations for people convicted of nonviolent drug offenses that carry sentences the president has argued are often excessive.
Some patients of the LAC+USC neurosurgery clinic had their information stolen when an employee's car was broken into on July 8.
The LAPD task force concentrated on areas along Sepulveda Boulevard and Lankershim Boulevard where prostitution has gone on for many years.
An 11-year-old boy found dead in his mother's closet last week had been the subject of multiple reports to child welfare authorities.
David Coborubio was not the man authorities were looking for but a struggle occurred during the search and an FBI agent fired his weapon.
Sheriff's deputies say Donta Taylor pointed a gun at them but investigators haven't found the weapon.
Judge Aaron Persky's six-month jail sentence for a former Stanford student convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman continues to cast a shadow over his career.
One former Mail Handlers Union executive allegedly stole more than 150 mobile phones and traded them through a website.
Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates. It's not just that it's tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food.