Crime & Justice
Prosecutors want a federal judge to rule on Baca's mental competence rather than have it looming over the jail abuse case as it heads toward a Dec. 6 trial date.Add your comments
A federal appeals court ordered the civil lawsuit against an Anaheim police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man to be retried because of improper evidence.
Cordero Ducksworth says he barely remembers his father, Roman, who died in 1962. And he didn't learn the circumstances of his death for almost 30 years. Now, he's fighting for justice.
The LAPD wants to hire liaisons as a comforting resource for the families of people shot by police. Despite the program's limits, one grieving mom supports the idea.
Some talk of a bright, quiet, respectful boy. Others see a gang member who carried a gun. An anti-gang worker says many arm themselves out of fear.
The illegal drug trade in California prisons is nothing new.
Two bills are going through the state legislature that would protect minors from being prosecuted for prostitution.
The rate of suicides seen in San Diego County jails shed light on a national problem: the increasing number of mentally ill people landing in jails.
The requests provide a glimpse of the questions Californians have for their law enforcement officials, and what they want from 'open data' efforts.
The man was shot after coming into contact with officers, but it's unclear what prompted the shooting. Police say Marcelo Luna was carrying a "bayonet-like" object.
A state bill that would bar California cities and counties from contracting with private prisons for immigrant detention is set for a vote next week.
Poston warned that if people have a suspicion someone has attempted price gouging following the Blue Cut Fire, they should contact the DA's Office's Consumer Protection Unit.
A suspect in several home invasions and attempted rapes/attacks beginning on Aug. 1 has been arrested, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
California lawmakers are getting closer to passing a bill that would throw the book at prosecutors who withhold evidence in criminal trials.
A special court in Sacramento, Calif., aims to keep families together by getting treatment for parents who have substance abuse problems, instead of sending off their kids to foster care.
A motorcycle officer with the Los Angeles Police Department shot and killed a man during a traffic stop in South L.A. Tuesday afternoon, according to a department spokesman.