Crime & Justice

Police officers stand beside the remains of a drone that crashed into an empty section of seats at the U.S. Open on Thursday.

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Drone crash at US Open; New York City teacher arrested

The black, shoebox-sized drone flew over the court at Louis Armstrong Stadium during a second-round match and then crashed into empty seats and broke apart.

Kings Voynov Suspended Hockey

Immigration officials take Kings' Slava Voynov into custody

Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers took him into custody Wednesday when he was released from a jail where he'd been serving his sentence on domestic violence charges.

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Verdict reached in case of man accused of kidnapping girl

Prosecutors say 34-year-old Tobias Summers kidnapped the girl from her bedroom and sexually assaulted her before dropping her off.

LAUSD teacher abuse case again raises issue of student's prior sexual history

Attorneys for LAUSD and one of its student continue to argue over whether the 13-year-old girl's sexual history should have been admitted as evidence in her suit against the district.

3 shot, 1 killed, gunman sought on Sacramento college campus

Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died near a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College.

ACLU urges feds to not give LAPD funds for body cameras

The LAPD plans to provide 7,000 officers with body cameras in the next couple years. It's the nation's largest law enforcement agency to move forward with such an ambitious plan.

Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty

Solicitor Scarlett Wilson said she would pursue the death penalty, calling Dylann Roof's actions "the ultimate crime that deserved the ultimate punishment."

3 California correctional deputies arrested in inmate death

According to reports, inmate Michael Tyree died last week at a county jail and was homeless and awaiting transfer to a mental-health facility.

Judge jails Kentucky clerk for refusing marriage licenses

Rowan County clerk Kim Davis stopped issuing licenses to all couples in June after the U.S. Supreme Court effectively legalized gay marriage.

Judge throws out Tom Brady's 4-game suspension over 'Deflategate'

Brady appealed a suspension handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell in federal court. The judge sided with Brady.

Kamala Harris' crime data portal leaves out key details

California Attorney General Kamala Harris debuted a new website for the state's crime data, but users will find far less information than the state actually collects.

Former NFL player Lawrence Phillips charged with murder

The new charges filed against the onetime St. Louis Rams running back stem from the death of his fellow inmate at the Kern Valley State Prison in California this past spring.

Palm Springs to pay nearly $2.6 million over Marine shooting

The city will pay nearly $2.6 million to settle a federal lawsuit over the police shooting death of a drunken Marine at a parking garage, it was announced Tuesday.

More indicted in $50 million schools drug rehab case

All of the defendants worked at Long Beach-based Atlantic Health Services (formerly Atlantic Recovery Services or ARS). In many cases, services were not provided or were provided to students without substance abuse problems, prosecutors say.

California DOJ to unveil website with law enforcement data

A new state-run website, set to be announced Wednesday, will provide data on law enforcement's interactions with the public.

Baltimore Court begins hearings on Freddie Gray case

Six police officers are charged in the arrest and death of Gray, who died of injuries suffered while in custody. A judge is considering a motion to dismiss the case.