Crime & Justice |

Police fatally shoot suspect after gunfire erupts from car

| Officer Tony Im says the wounded suspect was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Im says two women in the car with him were taken into custody.

Neighbor shot by California gunman lived in fear of him

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A sheriff's deputy in April handed Kevin Janson Neal a court order to stay away from his neighbor Hailey Suzanne Poland and her family. On Tuesday, Neal shot and killed her.

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How school staff saved students during the Rancho Tehama shooting

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The shooter killed five people died in the rampage, which began when he shot his wife — but he only injured one child.

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What if we treated gun violence like a public health crisis?

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The law restricts a major government public health agency's research into gun violence, which kills or injures more people than many other infectious diseases.

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3 UCLA basketball players admit to shoplifting in China, are suspended from team

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The players each thanked President Trump one day after returning home from Asia. As for playing again, "they will have to earn their way back," said head coach Steve Alford.

Man convicted of first-degree murder in torture death of Palmdale 8-year-old

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Isauro Aguirre is convicted of first-degree murder for killing Gabriel Fernandez, who died after being rushed to the hospital with burns, a broken skull and broken ribs on May 24, 2013.

Anaheim teen arrested over school shooting threats

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A freshman at Anaheim's Western High School was taken into custody Tuesday after a concerned student brought a social media post to the attention of authorities.

3 UCLA players face punishment at home after China incident

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Freshmen LiAngelo Ball, Jalen Hill and Cody Riley have returned home and are expected on Wednesday to make their first public comments about an alleged shoplifting incident.

Father suspected of abducting baby son last seen in Boyle Heights

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An Amber Alert has been issued for 15-month-old Noe Reyna. The suspect, 35-year-old Carlos Reyna, and the boy's mother this week lost custody rights for their son over narcotics-related issues.