Crime & Justice
According to the US Attorney's Office, El Monte Flores is an older gang in the region, with an estimated 800 members and a history of targeting African Americans.
The girl briefly appeared in juvenile court Wednesday on allegations she intentionally started a fire that destroyed 36 homes and one business north of San Diego in May.
Friends and family of the victim and suspects flooded the courtroom where four teens accused of beating to death a USC graduate student from China appeared Tuesday.
A 55-year-old was convicted of second-degree murder Tuesday for killing his roommate, an Iraq War veteran who was missing for two weeks before her body was found.
The L.A. County Board of Supervisors is scheduled to vote Tuesday on a $20 million proposal for diverting offenders with mental illness out of jail.
Police say Michael Williams is suspected of fatally stabbing his wife, Tanganyika Williams, who is the aunt of Los Angeles Clippers forward Matt Barnes.
Los Angeles police have arrested four suspects in connection with the beating death of USC graduate student Xinran Ji near campus.
Prosecutors in Northern California have filed involuntary manslaughter charges against a man suspected of starting a wildfire that left one person dead.
The Los Angeles police inspector general is investigating allegations filed by union officers that high-level supervisors are over-reporting how many patrol cars they actually have on the street.
Los Angeles County prosecutors are awaiting the police investigation into an 80-year-old man who says he fatally shot a burglar in the back as she fled his home and ran down an alley.
Police said Xinran Ji, an engineering student from China, was assaulted early Thursday morning on the street near his off-campus apartment building.
The suspect allegedly funneled weapons, including 12-gauge shotguns and .45-caliber pistols, to an associate for sale on the black market.
It's become an article of faith among supporters of capital punishment that abolitionists are doing everything they can to undermine executions.
The Torrance Police Department said Thursday it will settle with a 38-year-old surfer who was injured when his truck was rammed and shot up after police mistook it for manhunt suspect Christopher Dorner.
Police believe the student, identified as Xinran Ji, was assaulted by at least three suspects with a blunt object as he was walking a few blocks from campus back to his apartment.