Crime & Justice
Los Angeles police alone have received more than 250 reports of such crimes in the past two years, and people have wired more than $100,000.
The L.A. Police Commission decided the fatal officer-involved shooting of Jesse Romero, 14, was justified. Romero was one of the youngest people ever killed by the LAPD.
Baca is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals allow him remain free on bond pending his appeal. The request automatically delays his surrender pending a decision.
Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon Fox reflects on his prosecution of ex-L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca and other officials, and the need "to stop that culture" of impunity.
School police officers at Esperanza Elementary came across a Hispanic male holding a knife around 2:45 a.m. near 7th Street and South Union Avenue.
Volkswagen Group of America acknowledges rigging 11 million of its vehicles with software used to cheat on vehicle emissions tests.
A Nevada parole board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving his minimum term for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.
A witness said she saw Antonio Perez with a gun as sheriff's deputies chased him, but no gun was found at the scene of the 2015 shooting.
The former football star will have a lot going for him when he asks board members to release him after serving more than eight years for armed robbery.
Deputies responded to a Moreno Valley apartment complex following reports of a man with a gun threatening family members Saturday.
They robbed a drug store in Temple City and a grocer in Arcadia, shocking a security guard who attempted to stop them on their way out.
Prosecutors said that for six years, Galvan skimmed about $3.7 million from cash collected from parking fines, business licenses and city fees.
Sheriff Jim McDonnell wants to give prosecutors a list of 300 deputies with a history of misconduct. The deputies' union sued; an appeals court has blocked McDonnell.
Five teenagers were injured in a car crash in Santa Ana Thursday morning. The 16-year-old driver ran the car into a pole after hitting two pedestrians.
"As the program became more brown, the state invested less green" for provider reimbursements, says a plaintiff lawyer. The state says it hasn't found systemic access issues.
A report by the L.A. County Grand Jury criticizes police pursuits, arguing that chasing non-violent criminals is not worth the risk of deaths and injuries to bystanders.