Nicholas Teausant, 20, was charged with attempting to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization, the U.S. Attorney's office said Monday.
Police have issued an Amber Alert for four young children. Authorities say they were taken by their parents from their grandmother's home in Boyle Heights.
The 37-year old Christopher Lee Brown had just been sentenced to four years in jail for burglary and identity theft when he walked out of jail in downtown L.A.
Authorities say R&B singer Chris Brown is being held without bail on a warrant issued by probation officials.
A co-founder of the frozen yogurt chain Pinkberry has been sentenced to seven years in prison for beating a homeless man with a tire iron in Los Angeles.
The CHP found a man shot to death in his car on the westbound 210 Freeway around 1 a.m. Preliminary evidence suggests a case of road rage, police say.
Sheriff's Capt. Mike Parker says 37-year-old Christopher Lee Brown remained free Thursday night, after escaping Twin Towers jail late Wednesday.
A search was underway at Los Angeles's Twin Towers Correctional Facility for an inmate who was unaccounted for during a wristband count Wednesday night.
The deputy, 29-year-old Jose Rigoberto Sanchez, entered the plea Thursday. He will be sentenced to eight years and eight months in prison on April 1.
A recent study found that the populations of for-profit prisons tend to be younger, which correlates with a skew toward more black and Latino inmates than in publicly-run prisons.
A California board has approved parole for former Charles Manson follower Bruce Davis, but Gov. Brown — who vetoed parole for Davis last year — can stop his release.
Offenders convicted of second strikes under California's "Three Strikes" law are flooding the prison system, according to state officials.
Former East Los Angeles high school volleyball coach Jonathan Adam Roldan, 23, pleaded no contest Tuesday to sexually molesting two teen girls.
Los Angeles police say they've solved the case of a severed human head found two years ago near the Hollywood sign.
Long Beach police report they've taken the mother of a boy reported abducted into custody in Oceanside. The boy, Nicholas Johnston was found safe at 2:40 p.m.
L.A. County Supervisor Gloria Molina believes the Board of Supervisors should have more access to deputy-involved shooting investigations – part of an ongoing effort to keep tabs on the sheriff's department.