Crime & Justice

What's known about the suspects in the Paris shooting

One of the men, Chérif Kouachi, was convicted on terrorism charges in 2008. He served 18 months for helping to funnel fighters from France to Iraq.

12 dead in terrorist attack on Paris weekly; gunmen at large

Masked gunmen stormed the Paris offices of a weekly newspaper that caricatured the Prophet Muhammad, methodically killing 12 people Wednesday before escaping.

Charges filed against alleged OC Christmas burglar

Prosecutors on Tuesday said 29-year-old Jeremy Bell of Fullerton was charged with burglary, attempted burglary and aggravated assault.

2 Maine men charged with murder of man in Los Angeles

Twenty-two-year-old Troy T. McVey and 21-year-old Colby R. Kronholm are being held on $1 million bail and are expected to appear in court Wednesday.

California man posts lewd pictures on fake Facebook page

A Northern California man is facing charges for creating a fake Facebook page impersonating the police officer who arrested him for possessing child pornography.

US asks Poland to extradite Roman Polanski

Poland has been asked to extradite filmmaker Roman Polanski to the United States, where he is wanted on 1977 charges of sex with a minor, an official said Wednesday.

O.J. Simpson Heisman found 20 years after USC burglary

The LAPD said in a statement Tuesday that the trophy, stolen more than 20 years ago, was recovered but would give no further details on where or how they found it.

FBI seeks man after explosion near Colorado Springs NAACP

The blast happened Tuesday outside a barber shop next door to the group's office, which is about an hour south of Denver.

LA County Supervisors vow to speed up child welfare reforms

The temporary leadership of a new independent oversight body asks Supervisors to keep child welfare reforms front and center.

US Navy commander pleads guilty in massive bribery case

Jose Luis Sanchez, 42, is the highest-ranking official to plead guilty in the case alleging he accepted bribes in exchange for confidential information with a longtime military contractor in Asia.

Reward in shooting of Long Beach parents, baby's death

The baby girl was snatched on Saturday after her parents and uncle were shot by an intruder at their Long Beach home.

Ex-Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell gets 2 years for corruption

The judge's punishment was far below the 10 years prosecutors initially wanted, but more than the community service the former governor and hundreds of supporters asked for.

5 arrested in killing at Southern California roller rink

The San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department said Tuesday that all five face charges including murder and attempted murder, along with gang enhancements.

Few leads in shooting of California parents, baby's death

Investigators are asking for the public's help to find a gunman who shot and wounded the parents and uncle of a 3-week-old baby girl from Long Beach.

LA police officer pleads not guilty to lewd conduct charges

A Los Angeles policeman has pleaded not guilty to charges including indecent exposure and attempted lewd conduct with a child under 14.

2 NYPD officers shot while investigating robbery

Both officers are expected to recover. They were shot after they apprehended a suspect at a Chinese restaurant in the Bronx.