Crime & Justice

Baby missing from home where mom, dad, uncle shot

Police say a 3-week-old girl is missing from a California home where the baby's mother, father and uncle were found shot.

California's top cop targets crimes against kids

Attorney General Kamala Harris is starting her final four years as California's top law enforcement officer this week with a major initiative aimed at protecting children.

Appeals court rules no delay for Boston Marathon bombing trial

A federal appeals court reject a request from attorneys representing bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to delay the start of trial, which is scheduled to begin Monday.

Japanese tourist allegedly kidnapped, repeatedly raped in India

The 20-something student was allegedly abducted at the sacred Buddhist site of Bodh Gaya by an organized gang. After being held for weeks, she managed to escape her captors.

Father of 1-year-old boy found stabbed in Ventura arrested

A one-year-old baby boy was found stabbed to death in a Ventura home on Friday morning. His father has been arrested in connection with the crime.

Man fatally shot along Los Angeles Metro line, deputies say

Deputies have discovered the remains of a man with multiple gunshot wounds along a Los Angeles Metro rail line. The assailant remains at large.

Ezell Ford shooting: LAPD inspector general frustrated by lack of witnesses

An attorney for the Ezell Ford family says witnesses dispute the LAPD's account of the fatal shooting of Ford. But none will speak - even to the inspector general.

Federal prosecutors to seek death penalty in LAX shooting case

Prosecutors said alleged gunman Paul Ciancia acted intentionally in the killing of a TSA airport screening officer and terrorized passengers and colleagues of the fallen man.

Reagan shooter won't face new charges in Brady death

Former Reagan press secretary James Brady suffered debilitating injuries in the assassination attempt on the president and died in August at age 73. His death was ruled a homicide after 33 years.

2nd suspect in LAPD patrol car shooting arrested

An FBI spokeswoman confirmed the arrest but referred all questions on charges to the LAPD. An LAPD spokeswoman was unable to provide any information.

Former college football player charged with stalking Geffen

A former North Dakota college football player is facing a charge in Los Angeles for allegedly stalking billionaire David Geffen.

Ezell Ford: 3 disputed facts in police shooting

LAPD officials are frustrated that no witnesses to the shooting will cooperate with them. The Ford family's attorney says the witnesses don't trust the LAPD.

California led the nation in police officer deaths in 2014

California had more police officer deaths in 2014 than any state in the U.S. After years of declining police deaths nationally, officer deaths ticked up this year.

School leader charged with dog fighting, cruelty

The assistant superintendent of a Southern California school district is facing felony dog fighting charges after more than a dozen pit bulls being kept in crates filled with urine and feces were allegedly discovered in her home.

Los Angeles freeway briefly closed during vehicle pursuit

All lanes of Interstate 710 in Los Angeles were briefly closed during evening rush hour as California Highway Patrol officers pursued a stolen vehicle suspect.

Man charged after allegedly shooting at LAPD patrol car

A man who allegedly shot at an LAPD patrol car during gang retaliation has been charged, according to a Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office press release.