Crime & Justice
In the federal suit filed Tuesday, tribe members who lost control of the Rolling Hills Casino last year are accused of spending $17 million on lavish lifestyles.
A California congresswoman criticized new Justice Department guidelines restricting federal law enforcement agencies from racial profiling.
Police units responded Wednesday after someone called to say four people had been shot at the waterfront home in Miami.
Activists gather at LA Police Commission meeting to ask for independent review of fatal police shooting of an unarmed African American man on Skid Row.
Amid pressure from voter petitions, Costa Mesa city officials will consider a draft ordinance to regulate medical marijuana sales, cultivation and delivery.
Judge Roy Richter will hear all of Ferguson's pending and future municipal court cases. Richter will have the authority to overhaul court policies to ensure defendants' rights.
An Amber Alert was issued after Jayden Nathaniel Santiago was taken by his father, following a violent altercation between his mother and her current boyfriend.
The Los Angeles Police Department expects to send more than 5,000 officers through the Museum of Tolerance's course on "implicit bias" over the next several years. (Plus, take a test to determine your own biases.)
Celebrity news website TMZ posted Monday what appears to be surveillance video from a fast-food restaurant purportedly showing the incident that led to murder charges against Marion "Suge" Knight.
In a train crash a year ago, a freight train traveling 55 mph plowed into the director's crew on a Georgia railroad bridge. Sarah Jones, 27, was killed.
Monique Jenee Deckard, 43, reportedly stabbed a female patron at a laundromat. Police said the family was aware she was mentally unstable and called them to check up on her hours earlier.
The LAPD Mental Evaluation Unit offers a path for police departments to defuse encounters with mentally ill people on the street. New L.A. County Sheriff Jim McDonnell is taking note.
A confidential letter obtained by KPCC said L.A.'s youth probation camps have implemented a series of reforms. "But there are still a lot of hurdles," says one county official.
Police say one man has been killed and another is wounded following an exchange of gunfire between two cars in South Los Angeles.
A 55-year-old man has turned himself in to police in the Los Angeles area the day after a 4-year-old girl was hit and killed on the street in front of her house.
Authorities say an officer was assaulted after responding to a call about reckless driving. It is not clear whether the man was armed.