Crime & Justice
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says homicide detectives are investigating a fatal deputy-involved shooting in the Southern California suburb of Cerritos.
A standing-room-only crowd of Venice residents vented over the police shooting of Brandon Glenn, 29, an unarmed homeless African-American man.
Louie Sanchez who is serving an eight-year state prison term in the savage beating of Bryan Stow, will serve about three additional years behind bars.
Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev may call a Roman Catholic nun and death penalty opponent made famous in the 1995 movie "Dead Man Walking" to the stand.
An officer was praised for brave self-restraint during an encounter with a suspect, but some law enforcement officers say his reluctance was irresponsible.
State and local officials gathered in Sacramento to ask for more money for programs and call for a statewide summit to find new ways to tackle the problem.
State recycling officials say they've busted a ring of fraudsters who illegally redeemed $14 million worth of cans and bottles trucked in from Arizona.
Three judges will determine if racial bias led to wrongful prosecutions as part of a probe involving 14 San Francisco police officers.
Louie Sanchez faces up to 10 years in prison when sentenced Thursday afternoon for being a felon in possession of firearms. His record also includes spousal abuse.
Brandon Kiel, David Henry and Tonette Hayes were taken into custody for operating a fictitious police department that claimed jurisdiction in 33 states and Mexico.
There were several officer-involved shootings in the L.A. area Tuesday, resulting in two suspect fatalities and one suspect being hospitalized in critical condition.
Josie Harris filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Los Angeles Superior Court, days after her ex-boyfriend defeated Manny Pacquiao in a highly anticipated bout.
The appellate court agreed with a Los Angeles judge who said the records were exempt from disclosure because they relate to law enforcement investigations.
The group claimed responsibility for the assault, but experts said IS has a history of asserting involvement in attacks in which it had no operational role.
Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said she has already started reforming the police department, but she said "more needs to be done."
Officers on the South Side are believed to have brutally abused hundreds in the '70s, '80s and '90s. The council vote will set aside $5.5 million for the victims and provide education and counseling.