Crime & Justice
Chief Beck says there were 167 arrests for disturbing the peace and one for felony battery on a police officer. An additional 15 juveniles were cited for curfew violations.Add your comments
Toronto police said in a statement Wednesday that former CBC star radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been charged with four counts of sexual assault.
This week's preliminary approval of a settlement agreement with the ACLU of Southern California comes years after attorneys filed a suit alleging violations of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Officers arrested a woman suspected in the assault and robbery. They are still searching for a man they believe is connected to the attack.
A federal investigation is examining whether Darren Wilson intentionally violated Michael Brown's civil rights. Meanwhile, the Brown family blasted the prosecutor's handling of the case.
Protests erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, and in cities nationwide Monday night after a grand jury decided not to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown.
Inspectors had recently given Othello, Wa.-based Yellow Arrow Lines a violation order, pulling a driver off the road. The company has had few inspections.
If approved, Leondra Kruger would become the fourth African-American and the second African-American woman to serve on the high court.
The family of a man struck by a drunk driver who drove with the dying victim on her windshield is suing the Southern California drug rehab center where she worked.
A judge previously overturned Susan Mellen's conviction in the 1997 beating death of a homeless man. The new ruling allows her to claim about $600,000 in compensation.
L.A. Kings defenseman Slava Voynov has been charged with felony domestic violence, the Los Angeles County district attorney's office announced Thursday.
Alexander Hernandez, 34, was initially charged in August with one murder, two attempted murders and three counts of animal cruelty in a series of shootings last summer.
Tallahassee's police chief says the gunman, who opened fire at the campus library shortly after midnight, appears to have acted alone.
Investigators identified a girl suspected of being responsible for at least one of the anonymous threats against Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach.
A 69-year-old man who has spent 36 years behind bars for murder was wrongly convicted and could be released after a court hearing next week.
L.A. Police Chief Charlie Beck said he wants to add transparency to his decisions after employees said they think internal discipline is biased and unfair.