Crime & Justice
The man fatally shot by police on Monday night was on foot, according to a Los Angeles Police Department statement. Police did not say if he was armed.
An independent report looks into the shooting death of the unarmed college student by Pasadena police officers, but the city wants to withhold portions of it from the public.
Authorities say a Southern California man admits he stabbed his parents and two young children to death in their Goleta home.
Obama says that while the shooting death of the teenager has prompted "strong passions," people should remember him through "reflection and understanding."
The company pleaded no contest to corporate criminal liability in the 2009 death of an employee at an East Los Angeles distribution center.
Four teenagers have pleaded not guilty to murder charges in the fatal beating of a 24-year-old University of Southern California graduate student from China.
Beck has worked for the LAPD for more than three decades. Violent crime has fallen under his tenure but it's also come with controversy.
Commit a crime in America, and you'd expect that the police will hunt you down wherever you are. But to escape the hand of justice, sometimes all you have to do is cross the county line where law enforcement won't pursue fugitives who are just a short drive away.
The revelation and investigation by the Los Angeles Times comes a few days before city officials vote on whether Charlie Beck will get reappointed as police chief.
In her first public comments since the July 1 beating on the side of a Los Angeles freeway, Marlene Pinnock recalled being repeatedly punched in the head.
Attorney General Eric Holder says the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb deserves a full review.
The hostage was found dead at the end of last month's bank robbery and chase, which included a running gunbattle between the three suspects and police before a final shootout.
A prosecutor told a judge Monday that the case has been forwarded to the attorney general's office in Washington for review.
A new report by the L.A.-based activist group Dignity Power Now outlines the impact of jailing large numbers of mentally ill African Americans.
An analysis of federal data by a University of Oregon sociologist echoes earlier research suggesting that white inmates are underrepresented at private prisons relative to public facilities.
Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a deputy-involved shooting that occurred in Los Angeles early Sunday morning.