Crime & Justice
In California, officers undergo cultural diversity and discrimination training, which includes understanding the cultural composition of the state and discussing the impact of racial profiling.
After two days of deliberations, a jury found former L.A. County Sheriff Lee Baca guilty of obstruction of justice, conspiracy and lying.
A Los Angeles judge Wednesday ordered the release of a man who spent more than three decades in prison for murder after prosecutors conceded he did not get a fair trial.
After two days of deliberations, a federal court jury found Baca guilty of obstruction of justice, conspiracy and lying in connection with an FBI probe of deputies' abuses of county jail inmates. Baca, who once ran the largest sheriff's department in the nation, faces up to 20 years in prison.
While the L.A. Pride Festival as a whole will go on, a protest march will replace the annual parade along Santa Monica Boulevard. The “Resist March” will go from Hollywood and Highland to West Hollywood.
High-ranking military officers were indicted and arrested Tuesday across the country in a burgeoning bribery scandal involving a Malaysian defense contractor nicknamed "Fat Leonard."
The evening of the Rodney King verdict of April 29 seemed baleful, overcast with clouds of ambient anger. There was a powerful sense of something gone very wrong.
Southern California Edison was awarded $125 million in a lawsuit claiming that Mitsubishi Heavy Industries supplied faulty steam generators which lead to the closure of the San Onofre nuclear plant.
Prosecutors presented phone records, emails and other records and used closing arguments to try to draw clean lines to Baca. The defense tried to tangle them.
The man locked himself in a minivan late Sunday with a gas can and lighter, and the hose was employed after he lit a cigarette and poured what appeared to be gasoline onto a rag, police said.
Between Jan. 28 and Jan. 30, an unidentified number suspects cut through a warehouse roof belonging to cosmetics manufacturer Anastasia Beverly Hills.
The series of deaths worries jail watchdogs, given past documentation of widespread inmate neglect in the jails, which led to federal monitoring.
The shirtless man was threatening kids and families Thursday night, according to authorities.
A KQED investigation found the government can likely ramp up detention capacity quickly — and California’s jails could play a key part.
The German automaker has agreed to pay $4.3 billion in penalties for a scheme to get around U.S. pollution rules on nearly 600,000 diesel vehicles.
L.A. County supervisors could change the bail system so that inmates would be released based on their criminal history and risk to the community, not on their ability to pay a set amount.