Crime & Justice
A New York judge allowed the release of limited information about the usually secret process. Unlike the Ferguson case, the judge released only metadata.
The investigation was prompted by several highly publicized police encounters, chiefly the deaths of two unarmed suspects fatally wounded when police fired 137 shots into a car in 2012.
Researchers looked at data over a five-year period and focused on children from birth to age five, because they are known to be the most vulnerable to abuse.
Federal authorities say the Rite Aid pharmacy chain has paid nearly $3 million to settle allegations that it improperly used gift cards to lure new business.
Federal investigators are probing an elite group of Los Angeles firefighters at the city's port to determine whether federal licensing records were falsified.
A California appeals court has struck down a state law that requires the collection of DNA from anyone arrested on suspicion of committing a felony.
A white New York City police officer was cleared Wednesday in the chokehold death of an unarmed black man stopped on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.
A woman who was body-slammed by LAPD officers during a traffic stop for a cell phone violation settles her excessive-force claim for $550,000. One officer was fired.
Three women who claim they were victimized by Bill Cosby are scheduled to appear at a press conference called by attorney Gloria Allred.
Peter Ivan McNeal, 48, was sentenced to 15 years to life and ordered to register as a sex offender for molesting a 3-year-old girl, the district attorney's office said Tuesday.
When Peggy Young became pregnant, her doctor recommended not lifting more than 20 pounds and she lost her job. Now a federal law banning pregnancy discrimination faces a test before the Supreme Court.
Prosecutors say two men have been charged with assaulting an actor who had told them to leave a Hollywood parking lot where they were driving wildly on Thanksgiving.
Bill Cosby was sued Tuesday by a Southern California woman who claims the comedian molested her in a bedroom of the Playboy Mansion around 1974 when she was 15 years old.
City Attorney Mike Feuer says Nestdrop can't deliver medical pot under 2013's Proposition D. Nestdrop says it only connects customers with dispensaries.
Sec. of State Kerry said the travel ban has been lifted on Matthew and Grace Huang, and the couple will not be subject to future court action.
Beverly Hills police officers shot and injured a man believed to be one of two suspects who robbed a Bank of America around 4 p.m. Monday.