Crime & Justice
A man accused of going on a five-day rampage of serial shootings in the L.A. area has made his first court appearance on charges that could lead to the death penalty.Add your comments
The lawsuit alleges U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers in Southern California routinely have told Mexican immigrants they could face months in jail while their cases are decided.
Officer Sara Faden tells the Los Angeles Times that officers tried to stop the man Tuesday night in San Pedro after they recognized him from a previous run-in with police.
Authorities say 44 pounds of cocaine seized by Los Angeles law enforcement last year was prepared for delivery to a home in Amityville, New York.
The Victorville Daily Press reports the operation was one of at least three joint federal and state search warrant investigations in the High Desert on Tuesday.
Officer Gabriel Garcia and his rookie partner were approaching a group of people last Friday when one man opened fire with a handgun and the assault rifle. Garcia was critically wounded.
In a widely shared Facebook post, Charles Belk said he was going to put money in a parking meter when police arrested him for a bank robbery he didn't commit.
Hernandez has only been charged in one of the killings but Los Angeles County sheriff's Chief of Detectives Bill McSweeney says he is a serial killer.
An armed suspect in Lynwood shot and wounded a Sheriff's deputy, according to the L.A. County Sheriff's Department
An L.A. County sheriff's deputy on trial for trying to thwart an FBI investigation said he'll call former Sheriff Lee Baca as a witness in his September trial.
A federal judge has overturned part of a California law requiring a 10-day waiting period for gun buyers.
The charge was added to Jonathan Contreras, 20, after further investigation of the early morning shooting that left San Bernardino police officer Gabriel Garcia in critical condition.
Three people are dead and two others are injured after three separate shootings within the span of an hour Sunday morning, and the Los Angeles Police Department says the attacks may be related.
People with autism often have trouble communicating with police, which can be dangerous — and scary for parents who also worry about racial profiling. Now, some cities are trying to mitigate the risk.
In a statement Sunday, the Los Angeles County sheriff's department said two men and a woman were taken to hospitals and were expected to survive. NBCLA reports one of those injured was rap mogul 'Suge' Knight.
Amid accusations of abuse, many in Ferguson, Mo., and cities around the country are calling for police to wear cameras. Cameras may not always be as impartial as people expect, however.