Crime & Justice
Durst, who became a nationally known name with last year's HBO documentary "The Jinx," made his long-awaited arrival to face charges of killing a friend 16 years ago.
A police officer opened fire on Alfred Olango within a minute of arriving on the scene the afternoon of Sept. 27. Olango's sister had described her brother as mentally unbalanced in multiple 911 calls.
The February shooting has gotten far less attention than other shootings by the LAPD and L.A. Sheriff's Department, but activists say it is nonetheless troubling.
The 41-year-old man was among four Somali immigrants convicted in 2013 of raising and sending nearly $11,000 to al-Shabab, a militia group linked to al-Qaida.
Ezell Ford was fatally shot by police in August 2014. The District Attorney's office has not yet said whether it plans to bring charges against the officers.
The nine member commission is charged with watchdogging the sprawling sheriff's department, and adding a new layer of accountability at the county.
Police have identified a driver who was fatally shot by police in Torrance as 39 year-old Michelle Lee Shirley of San Diego.
A normally bustling terminal at Los Angeles went briefly silent Tuesday in remembrance of the third anniversary of a shooting rampage that killed a security officer.
Consumer Watchdog filed a lawsuit in Los Angeles County Tuesday claiming Anthem is charging more for inferior coverage and burying the changes in a mountain of paperwork.
Attorney Thomas Feher told the AP he saw a woman get out of a car and run toward the courthouse, chased by a man who got out of the car with a knife.
Several roads were closed in Torrance as officials investigated a police shooting that left a woman dead Monday.
Beck, a competitive off-road motorcycle rider for the past 40 years, was off-roading in the Tehachapi mountains.
DUI arrests could increase this year as people turn the holiday into a three-day party.
Thomas Joseph Snider was convicted of victimizing 25 Torrance High School students.
Two men named Jorge Hernandez were at the L.A. morgue. One was set to be buried, the other cremated.
Critics called on FBI Director James Comey to be more transparent about the new email investigation, which he announced just days before the general election.