Crime & Justice
Authorities had been looking for the suspect since his pregnant wife was shot almost two weeks ago.
The July murder of Ed French is raising concerns about a risk assessment tool used by many county and city courts.
Eight who received commutations were from Southern California. The governor said each showed exemplary behavior. They earned degrees, trained rescue dogs or mentored at-risk youth.
The fate of Scott Dekraai, the perpetrator of the 2011 Seal Beach beauty salon massacre, could become clear on Friday. Victims' family members want closure.
Violent crime ticked up, property crimes fell, and the rate at which cops solved crimes went down, according to the state attorney general's annual report on crime.
Regional police are describing the deadly incident on Las Ramblas boulevard as a terrorist attack. One suspect has been arrested, police say.
The state collected police shooting and use of force data for the first time — and found black people are shot at or hurt at triple their proportion of the population.
A lack of leadership and oversight has led to California's high prison suicide rate, the California State Auditor said in a report Thursday.
A 21-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without parole for beating to death a University of Southern California graduate student from China who was walking to his off-campus apartment.
The LAPD killing of Snell sparked angry protests, prompting Chief Charlie Beck to release video of him running with a gun right before he was killed.
California has had its share of violent clashes involving extremists. Can unrest on the scale of Charlottesville break out here?
When a rally has the potential to turn into deadly violence, does it still fall under the First Amendment? What role can the government play to prevent violence?
Los Angele County Supervisors Kathryn Barger and Janice Hahn want a Blue Ribbon panel to examine how recent sentencing reforms have affected public safety.
12-year-old Makiya Wells was killed this week when a man walked up to her house and opened fire. The suspects had an ongoing dispute with her mother.
Hundreds, maybe thousands, of deputies have bought their own cameras.