Crime & Justice
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California parole commissioners are again recommending release for a former leader of the Mexican Mafia prison gang who now helps law enforcement.
Prosecutors say 34-year-old Ka Pasasouk was fueled by drugs and alcohol when he opened fire in 2012 outside a Northridge home in what started as a robbery.
The FBI said in a statement Thursday that 29-year-old Robert Deshawn Grott spent Tuesday night in a downtown L.A. hotel.
Dr. Hsiu-Ying "Lisa" Tseng's second-degree murder conviction in October is rare for a doctor. It came after a dozen of her patients died.
The teens who have been charged are suspected of being gang members, according to the DA's office, and the murders were allegedly gang-related.
Nearly 150 people who were falsely convicted of crimes were exonerated last year, 10 more than in 2014, according to a report out Wednesday. The total includes five cases in California.
In his plea agreement, Ronald Jerome Boyd acknowledged failing to report income he received from the owner of a guard service company that did business with the nation's busiest port complex.
The charges against SoCal Gas are for not reporting the Porter Ranch leak immediately and for the continued emissions. The company could be fined $1,000 for every day of the leak.
A judge refused to throw out the sexual assault case against Cosby, sweeping aside a former DA's claim that he granted the comedian immunity from prosecution a decade ago.
The shooting occurred last April after police attempted to pull 35-year-old Sergio Navas over for reckless driving.
At Wednesday's hearing, lawyers for the convicted murderer are set to present an alibi witness and inconsistencies in cellphone data — issues with his case that were revealed by the popular podcast.
The fugitive New York real estate heir, featured in HBO's six-part documentary "The Jinx," is expected to go on trial for murder this summer in California.
Prosecutors said that in 2009 the deputies choked, struck, kicked and pepper-sprayed handcuffed inmate Bret Phillips and then wrote falsified reports indicating he attacked them.
The LAPD arrested 59-year-old Erwin Mena on Tuesday for posing as a Catholic priest — and keeping "church donations" for himself.
Charly "Africa" Keunang was shot six times by officers on March 1. The circumstances surrounding his death have been hotly debated.