Crime & Justice

LASD deputy apparently ignoring shooting call


Video appears to show LA County deputy ignoring shooting call


A video posted on YouTube last month shows the deputy in his patrol car as a dispatcher announces a shooting. He then looks into the camera and says, "Someone got shot. Oh well."

Travel Ban Lawsuits

A look at latest ruling on Trump administration travel ban

A U.S. judge in Hawaii is keeping President Donald Trump's travel ban on hold until the state's lawsuit works its way through the courts. Here's a look at the ruling and what comes next.

Man hangs himself after 3 months in immigration custody

Immigration and Customs Enforcement says 32-year-old Osmar Epifanio Gonzalez-Gadba hanged himself at a detention center in Adelanto. He died six days later.

Feds arrest former Compton deputy treasurer on embezzlement charges

Salvador Galvan was arrested Wednesday by FBI agents pursuant to a criminal complaint that accuses him of stealing more than $3.7 million of city funds.

California will seek death penalty for Seal Beach salon killer

The state's attorney general will continue to seek the death penalty for the man who killed eight people in a shooting rampage at a hair salon and whose sentencing has been delayed by a long-running scandal over the use of jailhouse informants.

College campus free-speech zones face new scrutiny, lawsuit

The debate is headed to a federal court in California, where a student on Tuesday filed a lawsuit against Los Angeles Pierce College's free-speech area.

Lack of markings caused 2016 fatal bus crash, report finds

The bus was on an overnight trip from Los Angeles to San Jose when it plowed into safety barrels and flipped on its side, killing two and injuring 13 others.

Felony charges for 2 who secretly filmed Planned Parenthood

State prosecutors filed 15 counts apiece Tuesday, saying videos showing discussions of fetal tissue were made without the consent of the people in them in violation of state law.

LA supes to mull making it easier to fire sheriff’s deputies

The move follows a federal investigation of the Sheriff's Department that led to the indictment of numerous deputies and the conviction of former Sheriff Lee Baca.

Man exonerated for attempted murder free after 20 years

A man whose attempted-murder conviction was tossed by a California judge has walked free after 20 years in prison.

OC Weekly editor says he wants Trump demonstrators ID'd

Gustavo Arellano, the paper's editor-in-chief, told KPCC some of the demonstrators knowingly targeted his photographers and reporter.

Attorney general orders crackdown on 'sanctuary cities'

The Justice Department's order to withhold $4.1 billion in federal grants over immigration enforcement could affect major cities including L.A., New York, Chicago and Washington, D.C.

Arrest made in shooting death of 8-year-old Jonah Hwang

Pomona police confirmed that the home on West 11th Street was shot at on Saturday. It’s the same house where 8-year-old Jonah Hwang died.

​1 dead on Vegas Strip shooting, gunman barricaded on bus

A gunman barricaded himself inside a bus Saturday along the Las Vegas Strip after a shooting that left one person dead, officials said.

​LA police shoot and kill man after hearing gunshots nearby

Los Angeles police fatally shot a man who the department said was a suspect fleeing an area where patrol officers had heard gunfire.

FBI seeks man in Cheesecake Factory incident

Pasadena police and the FBI announced a $20,000 reward Friday for information in the case, which involves someone throwing a homemade incendiary device into the restaurant last month.