Crime & Justice
Sheriff's deputies in the City of Industry are taking part in a mental health training program that provides hands-on training with autistic teens.Add your comments
Baca pleaded guilty Wednesday to lying to federal investigators looking into abuses in county jails. More than a dozen officials and deputies have been swept up in the probe.
The residents of Long Beach are experiencing a double-digit boost in robberies and thefts. It’s one of many California cities posting an increase in crime in 2015.
The lawsuits allege wrongful death and excessive force in the killing of Brendon Glenn, 29. LAPD Chief Charlie Beck had earlier recommended criminal charges against the officer.
In the wake of Prop 47, which made drug possession a misdemeanor, California is showing leniency to violent offenders. Is it a much-needed reform or is it irresponsible?
Key questions remain about what went wrong that led to three inmates escaping from an Orange County jail. Meanwhile, sheriff's officials have stopped talking.
The 22-year-old man was shot after police received reports of someone repeatedly knocking on nearby residents' doors and tracked the suspect to Sage Park.
Adnan Syed, now 35 and the subject of the popular first season of the podcast "Serial," is asking a Baltimore judge for a new trial on the grounds that his lawyer made a critical mistake. Some of the evidence uncovered in the podcast has been included in the hearing.
Steven Lawrence Wright, who was awaiting trial for a murder in Pasadena before he was released, will be held in Nevada pending extradition, sheriff's officials said.
Officer Rosario Herrera says the incident began when police started following Mendez, who was allegedly driving a stolen vehicle.
Authorities said the couple had an ongoing feud with Kelli Peters when they planted prescription painkillers, marijuana and a pot pipe in Peters' car in 2011.
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.