Crime & Justice
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.
Los Angeles police have arrested a woman accused of falsely reporting she was carjacked and that a 16-year-old was kidnapped, which prompted an Amber Alert.
After Wednesday, refugees will need to prove a bona fide relationship with a close family member or a U.S. entity to enter the country.
The proposed payouts come amid increased concerns about how much L.A. County pays to the families of people shot or otherwise harmed by sheriff's deputies.
Police said in a statement Wednesday that 48-year-old Ramon Gaspar was arrested and extradited to Southern California on June 26.