Crime & Justice
Sikh-Americans in Fresno are apprehensive in the wake of two recent attacks in the area on elderly Sikh men.
Jesus Salvador Cecena was a 17-year-old gang member at the time of the shooting and was tried as an adult and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for shooting San Diego Officer Archie Buggs, 30, four times.
Former Taco Bell executive Benjamin Golden of Newport Beach was arrested in November and charged with misdemeanor assault and battery for allegedly hitting 23-year-old driver Edward Caban.
Some of the most basic questions remain the most elusive to answer — was anyone else involved, was more violence planned, and why was the attack site chosen?
Authorities say a deputy who thought a driver was reaching for a gun fired and mortally wounded the man during a traffic stop in Santa Clarita.
A longtime member of the Mexican Mafia prison gang who exerted control over Latino street gangs in Orange County for three decades was convicted Wednesday of federal racketeering offenses.
Violent crime jumped 20 percent. Police blame a variety of factors, and say L.A. is still at near historic lows for crime.
The L.A. City Attorney on Thursday announced charges against two men who collected fees for loan modifications without doing the work.
A Los Angeles-based clothing company has identified Joaquin Guzmán's flashy shirt, as seen in his photo with Sean Penn, as one of theirs — and they're seizing the moment of fame with a splashy ad.
LAPD Chief Charlie Beck has recommended criminal charges against Officer Clifford Proctor in the May fatal shooting of an unarmed homeless man in Venice.
Lawyers clashed Tuesday morning at a preliminary hearing for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. He sneaked off his post in Afghanistan in 2009 and was held for five years by the Taliban.
A jury is recommending death for a Southern California man who killed two people and dismembered one of them in order to steal money and cover his tracks.
The May 2015 shooting involved 29-year-old Brandon Glenn. Glenn, a local homeless man, was black, as was the officer. The incident sparked a public outcry.
A suspect was hit by gunfire and pronounced dead at the scene, according to the Sheriff's Department.
At issue is whether former deputies should sit on the newly created Civilian Oversight Commission. Activists who called for oversight say no.
At the Supreme Court on Monday, union opponents are seeking to reverse a 1977 decision that allows public employee unions to collect fees from those who don't join the union but are protected by it.