Crime & Justice
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Details are still unclear about a shooting that occurred early Sunday morning on the 5 freeway, in the Boyle Heights area.
The trend alarms freedom-of-information advocates, who say it's a way for governments to hide information, delay disclosure and intimidate critics.
San Diego police described the suspect as a white male in his late teens to early 20s, about six feet tall.
The court said the officers failed to prove Chief Charlie Beck discriminated against them because they were Latino and the man one of them shot was black.
New data from the California Department of Justice, show big differences in the rates of police shootings across the state. Ventura County reported the lowest rate.
Giancarlo Scotti, 31, is accused of sexually assaulting the women in the early morning hours after getting the women alone somewhere inside the lockup.
Touted as "landmark" legislation, the bill falls short of what its author, State Sen. Kevin de Leon, and immigrant rights advocates had hoped for.
The total number of homicides over June, July and August dipped to 59, which is much lower than the typical rate for the summer months, which recently has totaled in the 70s or 80s.
The city banned pepper spray in 1997 as a crowd-control weapon, even though most other law enforcement agencies permit officers to use it to disperse violent crowds.
The L.A. Police Commission's inspector general found lax oversight of crucial equipment, including shotguns, tasers and the keys to squad cars.
New Mexico authorities said late Sunday that detectives are investigating the disappearance of Laria Anderson and the boys, which led to the Amber Alert.
Orange County is increasing law enforcement in and around the homeless encampments that line the Santa Ana River in an effort to cut down on crime.
Young immigrants gave the government information like addresses, photos and fingerprints. They worry it could be used against them.
Bullet wounds suffered by two officers responding to a report of a man with a knife were the result of gunfire between the officers.
The Atlanta-based company said Thursday that "criminals" exploited a U.S. website application to access files between mid-May and July of this year.