Crime & Justice
Coloradans can get arrested for driving while stoned. But with no good roadside tools, officers' determinations are more subjective than for alcohol DUIs. Scientists hope to find chemical markers.
Laws that ban tapping on a phone while driving have become common, but in Hawaii, a new escalation targets pedestrians.
Proponents say the nasal spray to reverse an overdose can be administered by a friend or family member before emergency responders arrive. That can be the difference between life and death.
The big solar eclipse is less than a month away – August 21 is the exact day.
Max Harris, 27, will ask a judge for a significant reduction of his $1.08 million bail, which he has been held on since his June arrest on 36 charges of involuntary manslaughter.
The teens, between 15 and 17, were lured into the commercial sex operation that solicited customers through postings on the internet.
The Orange County district attorney's office says there's insufficient evidence to show Santa Ana Detective David Prewett committed a crime when he shot Steve Salgado in January.
The death of 27-year-old Danny Pham in an Orange County jail has resulted in the suspension of five jail workers. It's the latest scandal to hit OC law enforcement.
Los Angeles police alone have received more than 250 reports of such crimes in the past two years, and people have wired more than $100,000.
The L.A. Police Commission decided the fatal officer-involved shooting of Jesse Romero, 14, was justified. Romero was one of the youngest people ever killed by the LAPD.
Baca is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals allow him remain free on bond pending his appeal. The request automatically delays his surrender pending a decision.
Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Brandon Fox reflects on his prosecution of ex-L.A. Sheriff Lee Baca and other officials, and the need "to stop that culture" of impunity.
School police officers at Esperanza Elementary came across a Hispanic male holding a knife around 2:45 a.m. near 7th Street and South Union Avenue.
Volkswagen Group of America acknowledges rigging 11 million of its vehicles with software used to cheat on vehicle emissions tests.
A Nevada parole board decided Thursday that the 70-year-old former football, TV and movie star will be released in October after serving his minimum term for armed robbery and assault with a weapon.
A witness said she saw Antonio Perez with a gun as sheriff's deputies chased him, but no gun was found at the scene of the 2015 shooting.